In soccer, there is a concept known as the “second ball.” When your teammate plays a long ball into the opponent’s defensive players and you aren’t able to win the first ball (meaning, the opponent will get to the ball before you will), you realize that you may be able to win the second ball…
The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.
Pablo Mastroeni, a former Tucson Amigo in the mid-1990s, brings experience to the Los Angeles Galaxy locker room.
On the soccer pitch, Pablo Mastroeni has always been known to be up for a challenge.
Construction crews converted some baseball fields at the Kino Sports Complex into permanent and semi-permanent soccer fields last spring so that the FC Tucson soccer team could use the facilities and host Major League Soccer events.
FC Tucson and Pima County are planning a 2,000-seat stadium to be opened by 2014 at Kino Sports Complex North.
Supervisors will be asked today to spend $280,000 to make Tucson one of the top destinations for spring training for half of the Major League Soccer teams.
HOUSTON – FC Tucson refused to back down from one of Major League Soccer's most successful teams Wednesday, going head to head with the Houston Dynamo in a 2-0 loss at BBVA Compass Stadium.
If they ever hold an “Amazing Race” for soccer teams, put your money on FC Tucson.
LONDON — David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career in which he transcended the sport with forays into fashion and a marriage to a pop star that made him a global celebrity.
When the Seattle Sound-ers FC headed to Tucson a couple of weeks ago, coach Sigi Schmid could have told his charges "been there, done that."
And the MVP of the MLS Desert Friendlies is … the field.
Portland forward Danny Mwanga leaps up to flick the ball toward the net. Mwanga's shot, which hit the crossbar, was one of many chances Portland had in the second half of its MLS Desert Friendly match with Seattle.
In the 80th minute of Tuesday's soccer match, the members of the Timbers Army sang "You Are My Sunshine."
San Jose's Donny Toia, right, sees action during a Desert Friendly at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 5 on Saturday. Toia, a former Canyon del Oro High School and Pima College star, played for FC Tucson last season.
The first half of Saturday's MLS Desert Friendly match had some Tucson soccer past. The second half had a little bit of Tucson soccer present. And the full 90 minutes was, perhaps, a glance into Tucson soccer future.
There's no recorded data connecting Father Kino to the game of soccer.
La Major League Soccer (MLS) anunció que los campeones de las conferencias, el San Jose Earthquakes y el Sporting Kansas City, vendrán a Tucsón el próximo año para participar en unos partidos en la primavera.
Sporting Kansas City celebrando la victoria sobre Seattle el pasado mes de agosto. El equipo jugará en los "friendlies" de Tucsón en enero y febrero.
Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment se unió al equipo FC Tucson para realizar la copa anual que en 2013 llegará a su tercera edición, a realizarse en febrero en los campos del Kino Sports Complex.