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    U.S. under-17 men
    Johnson's three goals, Quaranta's effort propel U.S. to world tourney, beating El Salvador 4-0

    ST. LOUIS (Sunday, April 22, 2001) -- Ed Johnson found net three times while fellow striker Santino Quaranta added a goal and an assist to power the United States under-17 men to the world championships in fine fashion with a 4-0 drubbing of El Salvador in CONCACAF Group A qualifying.   Full story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Three second-half goals spark 4-2 triumph over Canada; win or draw with El Salvador a must.

    ST. LOUIS (Friday, April 20, 2001) -- The United States under-17 men used goals by Craig Capano, Ed Johnson and Chris Lancos in the space of 10 minutes early in the second half to break open a tight match and cruise to a deceptive 4-2 win over Canada. The Americans must beat or tie El Salvador Sunday to win CONCACAF's Group A and advance to the world championships.   Full story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Late Marshall, Quaranta goals are needed for 2-1 CONCACAF qualifying victory over Jamaica.

    ST. LOUIS (Wednesday, April 18, 2001) -- Despite dominating play, the United States under-17 men found themselves trailing Jamaica by a goal midway through the second half of the CONCACAF Group A qualifying tournament. Fortunately, Santino Quaranta and Chad Marshall responded with goals to rescue a 2-1 victory.   Full story.

    World Youth Championship
    Under-20 men's field finalized with draw for summer event April 26.

    (Tuesday, April 3, 2001) -- The 24-nation field is set for the 2001 World Youth Championship for under-20 men to be played June 17-July 8 at four venues in Argentina. The draw will be held April 26.   Full story.

    USYS championships
    32 teams will compete to decide four boys and girls titles this week.

    LA BUENA VISTA, Fla. (Monday, July 24, 2000) -- Thirty-two teams -- half boys and half girls -- have descended on Disney’s Wide World of Sports to decide eight titles at the United States Youth Soccer National Championships.   Full Story.

    Op-Ed \ Rob Kerby
    Legacy of Albert Medina, 20, will be realized with growth of Ozarks soccer.

    (Sunday, November 21, 1999) -- On Tuesday, at a factory in Harrison, Ark., a bolt came undone, a bracket snapped and a large piece of equipment fell onto a 20-year-old soccer player. He was crushed under its weight. And now I sit thinking about Albert Medina's legacy -- his inimitable spirit and passion for the game he loved.   Full Story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Americans finish fourth in world championship losing 2-0 to Ghana; Brazil takes title match.

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (Saturday, November 27, 1999) -- The United States under-17 men saw their 25-match unbeaten streak end today, falling 2-0 to Ghana in the third-place match of the FIFA World Youth Championship before 15,675 at North Harbour Stadium. Brazil took home the goal medals, needing an 8-7 preponderance in penalty kicks to dispose of Australia following an ugly 0-0 draw that saw few scoring chances through 120 minutes, but six yellow cards, four to the Brazilians.   Full Story.

    Australia deserved U-17 win over United States.

    (Wednesday, November 24, 1996) -- The semifinal between the United States and Australia in the FIFA Under-17 Men's World Championship was an epic match, one for the ages. The U.S. showed remarkable character and fortitude in coming back from a two-goal deficit, but in the end, it was probably the better team -- Australia which prevailed 7-6 in penalty kicks -- that won.   Full Story.

  • 2000 USYS National Championships
    July 30

    McGuire Cup (Under-19 boys)
    FC Delco Dynamo(West Chester, Pa.) 4
    Jackson (Miss.) FC 0

    Stone Cup (under-18 boys)
    Scott Gallagher (St. Louis) 0
    Wolfpack (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
    (Gallagher wins PKs 5-3)

    Greer Cup (under-17 boys)
    West Babylon (N.Y.) Panthers 1
    Chicago Magic Sockers 0

    Niotis Cup (under-16 boys)
    FC Westchester (N.Y.) 1
    Tempe (Ariz.) Pros 0

    Stewart Cup (under-19 girls)
    Colorado Rush Nike (Lakewood) 4
    Northport / Cow Harbor (N.Y.) Piranha 2

    Kelly Cup (under-18 girls)
    Colorado Rush Nike (Lakewood) 2
    Michigan Hawks (Livonia) 0

    Moynihan Cup (under-17 girls)
    San Diego Surf 1
    Carmel (Ind.) Cosmos II 0

    Masotto Cup (under-16 girls)
    So. California Blues (Dana Point) 1
    Prince William Sparklers (Woodbridge, Va.) 0 (OT)

    U.S. under-17 men
    World dream dies in 7-6 tiebreaker loss to Australia after 2-2 tie.

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (Wednesday, November 24, 1999) -- It took 120 minutes of soccer and eight rounds of penalty kicks before the United States dream of advancing to the final of the FIFA Under-17 Men's World Championship finally died. After the U.S. and Australia battled to a 2-2 tie in regulation and 30 minutes of sudden death produced no winner, the Aussies prevailed 7-6 in penalty kicks.   Full Story.

    U.S. teen-agers on the verge of something special.

    (Monday, November 22, 1999) -- Half a world away, the United States is on the verge of the greatest achievement in its history in men's soccer, albeit on the youth side. The under-17 team, riding a 24-game undefeated streak, is in the semifinals of the 1999 World FIFA Championship, and is favored Tuesday night against Australia in Christchurch.   Full Story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Americans storm into world semifinals with 3-2 win over Mexico.

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (Saturday, November 20, 1999) -- The United States is in the semifinals of the FIFA Under-17 World Championships for the first time, defeating Mexico today 3-2 in a quarterfinal. The U.S. semifinal match in Christchurch will be against the winner of tomorrow's Australia-Qatar quarterfinal.   Full Story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Onyewu nets header in 90th minute for 1-0 win over Uruguay; Mexico is quarterfinal opponent.

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (Tuesday, November 16, 1999) -- Defender Oguchi Onyewu netted a header in the 90th minute to lift the United States to a 1-0 decision over Uruguay and propel the Americans to the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Youth Championship.   Full Story.

    U.S. under-17 men
    Donovan penalty kick in 88th minute is enough for 1-1 with Poland in world championships.

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand (Saturday, November 13, 1999) -- Landon Donovan netted a penalty kick in the 88th minute to allow the United States to salvage a 1-1 draw tonight against Poland in Group A at the FIFA Under-17 World Championship.   Full Story.

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