SOCCER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SOCCER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Stansbury soccer player recognized http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58334479-52/soccer-stansbury-didericksen-maxpreps.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58334479-52/soccer-stansbury-didericksen-maxpreps.html.csp">Stansbury soccer player recognized</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:11:17.088-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While Stansbury’s girls’ soccer team has had mixed results so far this year, junior Michaela Didericksen is making quite a name for herself. The Stallion star was recently named one of five prep girl soccer players of the week by CBS MaxPreps/NSCAA. Stansbury is 2-2 on the season. During those four games, Didericksen has scored eight goals and recorded five assists for 21 total points. – Tom Wharton</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334479@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:11:17 MDT Aggies' soccer team loses opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58328323-55/.html.csp">Aggies' soccer team loses opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T05:38:04.113-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 05:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies' soccer team lost its opener Friday with the No. 23 Arkansas Razorbacks taking a 3-1 win over the Aggies. It marked the Aggies' first loss in a season opener since losing to Idaho State 2-1 in 2009. Alexandra Fischer scored the first goal for the Aggies in the 11th minute before the Razorbacks scored three unanswered goals. "We never had all 11 players on the same page," USU coach Heather Cairns said. "We are still trying to figure out our rotations and our combinations and you can't ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58328323@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 05:38:04 MDT Prep girls’ soccer: Skyline’s Hillary Weixler ready for her last shot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301872-190/weixler-team-season-skyline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58301872-190/weixler-team-season-skyline.html.csp">Prep girls’ soccer: Skyline’s Hillary Weixler ready for her last shot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T23:00:02.705-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a dream every young athlete envisions — the clock running down, the title on the line, the outcome in your hands — and the closest of margins separating the champion from the runner-up. “One play makes the difference,” said Skyline senior Hillary Weixler. And who would know better than her? This past spring, the Eagles’ girls’ basketball team — on which Weixler is the starting center — lost in the 4A title game, 42-40 to Springville, after missing a pair of free throws in the game’s final m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301872@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:02 MDT Utah soccer: Experienced Utes ready to defy expectations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322225-77/utes-team-utah-conference.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58322225-77/utes-team-utah-conference.html.csp">Utah soccer: Experienced Utes ready to defy expectations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T23:43:17.343-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seventh? Really, seventh? To the Utah women’s soccer team, it cries out for justification just how their squad, who finished third in 2013 and are returning nine starters, have been picked by the Pac-12’s coaches to finish in the bottom half of the conference. Of course, the Utes aren’t waiting for a recount. After a recent practice when the poll was brought up, Katie Taylor bit her lip before offering a measured reaction. “Every year we’ve tended to do better than we’re picked to finish,” she s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58322225@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:43:17 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.653-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s soccer • Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. “We knew Switzerland would be a good challenge and we played good, up-tempo soccer,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said after improving to 2-0-1 since being officially named to the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Last year Arkansas edged USU 3-2 in overtime. Sunday's meeting with Missouri State is the first for the Aggies. USU hopes it can be a team to reckon with in the Mountain West this season with seven starters returning from last year's team that advanced to the semifinals of the league tour...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Not to be outdone, the Aggies’ women’s soccer team is determined to get in on the fun too, even if it means dabbling in unfamiliar waters. “We need t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58310461@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:02 MDT USU soccer: Aggies ready to get out of comfort zone http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308900-77/aggies-team-rose-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58308900-77/aggies-team-rose-soccer.html.csp">USU soccer: Aggies ready to get out of comfort zone</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:59:51.555-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • There is a certain buzz in Logan this fall with its football team expected to compete for a league title, the opening of the new Wayne Estes Center that hopefully will attract more top-quality recruits, and a volleyball team believing it is about to be a force to be reckoned with now that it knows its way around the MWC. Not to be outdone, the Aggies’ soccer team is determined to get in on the fun too, even if it means dabbling in unfamiliar waters. “We need to get out of our comfort zon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Last year the Wildcats beat the Aggies 1-0 in the regular season, but the Aggies still lead the series 9-6-1. The Aggies hope to contend for a league title this season with 17 letter winners and seven starters returning from the 2013 season when the Aggies went 10-7-5.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:47:03 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - August 12, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58290745-227/rsl-soccer-luisgil-photo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58290745-227/rsl-soccer-luisgil-photo.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - August 12, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:33:02.246-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune Real Salt Lake midfielder Luis Gil (21) celebrates his goal to tie up the game in the 87th minute. Mexican team Club Tijuana tied 1-1 with Real Salt Lake, Tuesday, August 12, 2014, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58290745@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 23:33:02 MDT Tuesday’s sports TV/Radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285987-77/league-espn-san-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58285987-77/league-espn-san-baseball.html.csp">Tuesday’s sports TV/Radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:30.977-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Little League Softball • World Series, semifinal, teams TBD, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., ESPN2 Major League Baseball • L.A. Dodgers at Atlanta or Detroit at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Chicago White Sox at San Francisco, 8:10 p.m., WGN • Colorado at San Diego, 8:10 p.m., ROOT Soccer • International friendly, Valencia at Manchester United, 12:25 p.m., ESPN2 • UEFA, Super Cup, Real Madrid vs. Sevilla, 12:30, FS1 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Salt Lake at Omaha, 6 p.m., 128...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285987@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:30 MDT BYU's soccer and women's volleyball teams start season ranked nationally http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58285282-65/byu-ranked-volleyball-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58285282-65/byu-ranked-volleyball-season.html.csp">BYU's soccer and women's volleyball teams start season ranked nationally</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T14:18:02.713-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BYU’s women’s volleyball and women’s soccer teams will both be nationally ranked when they begin competition later this month. Monday, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) ranked BYU’s women’s volleyball team No. 9 in the country in its preseason poll. Hopes are high for a phenomenal season in Provo because of the return of All-American Jennifer Hamson, who redshirted last year to concentrate on basketball. Although she was drafted by the Los Angeles Sparks in April’s WNBA Draft, H...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58285282@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:18:02 MDT Conditions improve for Idaho family hurt in W. Jordan plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58283898-78/crash-family-plane-field.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58283898-78/crash-family-plane-field.html.csp">Conditions improve for Idaho family hurt in W. Jordan plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:36:30.748-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conditions for three members of a Boise, Idaho family injured in a weekend Utah plane crash had improved on Monday, with all now expected to survive. West Jordan Police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the pilot, 56-year-old Steven Sedlacea, and his wife, Kathleen Sedlacea, 57, were in critical condition but had been stabilized. Their daughter, Anna Looper, 28, had been upgraded to serious condition. The family’s aircraft took off from South Valley Regional Airport about 9 a.m. Sunday but crashed soon aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58283898@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:36:30 MDT Who will fill the void left by Landon Dovovan? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279676-77/donovan-soccer-mls-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58279676-77/donovan-soccer-mls-american.html.csp">Who will fill the void left by Landon Dovovan?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T23:31:46.156-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Saying goodbye, believe it or not, will be the easiest part of this au revoir. Landon Donovan is turning out the lights whenever and wherever the L.A. Galaxy’s 2014 campaign comes to a close. A day after notching the game-winning goal in the 2014 Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Bayern Munich in Portland, Oregon, America’s face of soccer called a news conference and said after playing professionally for 16 years, soccer is coming to an end. This leads American soccer down an interesti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58279676@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 23:31:46 MDT MLS: Galaxy’s Landon Donovan says he’ll retire after season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58272205-77/donovan-mls-galaxy-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58272205-77/donovan-mls-galaxy-soccer.html.csp">MLS: Galaxy’s Landon Donovan says he’ll retire after season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:41:02.887-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carson, Calif. • Landon Donovan says he is retiring from professional soccer at the end of the MLS season. The L.A. Galaxy forward is widely considered the best player in American history. The 32-year-old Donovan is the top goal-scorer in MLS history and the top scorer in U.S. national team history. “I feel incredibly blessed and lucky to have played a role in the remarkable growth of MLS and US Soccer during my playing career,” Donovan said Thursday in a statement on his Facebook page. “And whi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582722052014-08-07T23:41:02.887-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T23:41:02.887-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele. Nearly 40 years later, the city is primed to solidify the moniker it hosts Major League Soccer’s All-Star game. The match Wednesday night will pit MLS players from across the league against Bundesliga power Bayern Munich. Portland’s affection for the Beautiful ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582635732014-08-05T22:13:50.687-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:13:50.687-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263573@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:13:50 MDT Real Salt Lake willing to pay the price for minor league stadium http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58250662-77/stadium-rsl-fairpark-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58250662-77/stadium-rsl-fairpark-league.html.csp">Real Salt Lake willing to pay the price for minor league stadium</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T23:15:26.579-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In Real Salt Lake’s bid to build a minor league soccer stadium at the Utah State Fairpark, the franchise has offered to pay the full price of the project. The stadium, which would hold between 5,000 and 8,000 people, is expected to cost between $12 million and $13 million, said Trey Fitz-Gerald, RSL’s vice president of communications. And it’s a bill the franchise is willing to foot alone, forgoing the possibility of using some public funds. While details have yet to be worked out, the deal woul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250662@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 23:15:26 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 30, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58244342-227/saltlake-rsl-soccer-photo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58244342-227/saltlake-rsl-soccer-photo.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 30, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:04:02.727-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneReal Salt Lake forward Jou Plata (8) does a dance along with Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia (13) and Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales (11), as they celebrate Plata's first period goal, in MLS action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58244342@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:04:02 MDT Soccer: Concussions at World Cup put head injuries in focus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224608-77/concussion-cup-twellman-concussions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224608-77/concussion-cup-twellman-concussions.html.csp">Soccer: Concussions at World Cup put head injuries in focus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T23:28:24.799-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For nearly five weeks, ESPN’s World Cup studio hosts riffed off the day’s events at Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro, providing the kind of stunning views that come with a World Cup in Brazil. The lush green landscape, littered with towering building after building lay parallel next to the crashing waves of the world’s most famous beach. But inside the studios, Taylor Twellman found himself cringing far too often when he should have been enjoying the latest brilliant moment or blunder. It was...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224608@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:28:24 MDT