While the Giants are down in San Diego taking on the Padres this weekend, their home field has been transformed into a soccer pitch.
In anticipation of Saturday’s World Football Challenge that matches Manchester City and Club America, groundskeepers at AT&T Park had the field pretty much set for action on Thursday.
Senior Vice President of Ballpark Operations Jorge Costa told local media that if the match were to take place Thursday, it would be ready. Read More
Third-year midfielder Sam Cronin and the San Jose Earthquakes take a 4-4-4 record into Saturday’s Major League Soccer road match against the D.C. United. The 24-year-old and Quakes forward Chris Wondolowski were called up to the U.S. national men’s soccer team, but Cronin did not make the cut for the Gold Cup roster after playing in the 2009 event. Read More
Like it has done for the entire season, Lowell High School left no doubt which team was superior in the Academic Athletic Association girls’ soccer championship against Lincoln on Saturday at Boxer Stadium.
Behind four goals from standout junior forward Alejandra Sanchez, the Cardinals won 6-0 in dominating fashion, sealing an undefeated league season and their 14th consecutive AAA title. Read More
Youth soccer stars won’t be able to holler “Goooaaal!” this spring at Golden Gate Park’s Polo Fields due to a two-month delay in renovating the pitch.But The City’s Recreation and Parks department says “all youth soccer games will be protected” and moved elsewhere while the Polo Fields is fitted with a new irrigation system, sod, and improved drainage. Steps will also be taken to kick the gophers that dig holes in the field out of bounds. Read More
The faces on the field may have been the same, but the St. Ignatius boys’ soccer team didn’t resemble the team that won the West Catholic Athletic League title just six days prior to their 2-0 loss to visiting Leigh of San Jose in the opening round of the Central Coast Section Division II playoffs Wednesday. Read More
After storming through the Peninsula Athletic League Ocean Division with just one loss against 13 victories, the Capuchino High School girls’ soccer team had to be feeling very good heading into Wednesday. Read More
One team may have saved its season while the other let a league championship slip out of its grasp in the final regular season game of the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division season.
The visiting Carlmont High School girls’ soccer team upset San Mateo High School 1-0 on Thursday, knocking the Bearcats (9-4-1 PAL Bay) out of first place while giving the Scots (6-5-3) an outside chance at gaining a Central Coast Section playoff berth as the division’s fifth-place team. Read More
Sacred Heart Cathedral goalkeeper Connor Anderson did everything he could to hold off Archbishop Mitty for the first 70 minutes of Saturday’s West Catholic Athletic League matchup, but it was an unfortunate rebound on his ninth save of the game that allowed the Monarchs to break through. Read More
Call it the luck of the Irish or the result of a coach getting his team to focus on each game at hand. Whatever the reason, the San Mateo High School girls’ soccer team is on a roll through the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division.The Bearcats, last year’s PAL Ocean Division champs, used a generous carom off an upright and defeated Aragon 1-0 at San Mateo High on Thursday. Read More
Last season, the Carlmont High School boys’ soccer team’s run in the Central Coast Section playoffs ended almost before it began — a 3-0 loss to Bellarmine in the opening round.
Rebounding from that loss, and starting another run for a playoff berth, has gotten under way on the pitch for the Scots, who were off to a 1-1-1 start. But the building blocks to the Scots’ chances this can be found off the pitch as well. Read More