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.
Los organizadores de la Copa FC Tucson Desert Diamond anunciaron que habrá más participantes en el torneo del próximo año.
Game on. The Pima County Board of Supervisors gave the go-ahead Tuesday for permanent and semi-permanent soccer fields at the Kino Sports Complex.
Soccer will soon have a permanent presence at Kino Sports Complex.
Since it turned 50 in 1962, Arizona has added NFL, NBA, NHL and
major-league baseball franchises. It has played host to multiple
Super Bowls, national championship college football games, become a
regular on the NASCAR circuit and grown its spring-training market
from two to 16 teams.
FC Tucson announced the field for the 2012 Desert Diamond Cup
this morning at Desert Diamond Casino.