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  Major League Soccer to sell ad space on jerseys
A few years ago, Major League Baseball toyed with the idea of selling sponsorships on jersey sleeves, and MLB and the National Football League already allow apparel makers such as Reebok and Majestic to display their logos on team uniforms.
MLS is establishing a "floor" of $500,000 a year for uniform sponsors, with the league collecting a flat fee of about $200,000 from all deals.
The league's board of governors approved the move, which took effect at the start of the current season.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06271/725842-28.stm   (961 words)

Youth soccer leagues have become so pervasive in American society that the term "soccer mom" (translation: those who schlep their kids to and from soccer practice) has become part of our lexicon.
Soccer is a game played on a large, grass (or dirt) field where players try to kick the ball into the opposing team's goal.
Shin guards, the only piece of protective equipment that is mandatory in most soccer leagues, are designed to protect the shins against abrasions and contusions, but their effectiveness in preventing leg fractures is yet to be determined, according to a report in the journal Clinical Sports Medicine.
www.healthatoz.com /healthatoz/Atoz/hl/fit/spor/kfsoccer.jsp   (1549 words)

 A League Soccer: Battery's Conway suspended, fined
The United Soccer League yesterday suspended Charleston Battery forward Paul Conway indefinitely and fined him $250 for his outburst during the team's game Friday against the Riverhounds at Bethel Park Stadium.
In the strongly-worded memo, which was written by director of A-league operations Tim Holt, Conway's conduct was called "completely out of line" and went on to say that "we do not need Mr.
The Thunder (14-1-4) is the A-League defending champions and current league leader with 71 points.
www.post-gazette.com /sports_headlines/20000719hounds6.asp   (459 words)

 Australian Soccer News - A-League :: Soccerphile
A-League 2006 Preview Newcastle Jets, Central Coast Mariners, Sydney FC, Adelaide United.
A-League Team Profiles, squad previews and key players - New Zealand Knights, Adelaide United, Newcastle United and Queensland Roar.
Marc Fox previews the all new A-League with Pierre Littbarski and Steve McMahon appointed as the new coaches of Sydney FC and Perth Glory.
www.soccerphile.com /soccerphile/news/a-league   (665 words)

 A-league soccer kicks off in Australia - Breaking News - Sport - Breaking News
Despite the national obsession with sport, soccer has struggled for recognition in Australia where cricket, rugby and Australian Rules Football are kings.
Australia's new elite soccer league kicks off this weekend with officials hoping it will usher in a successful era for a sport plagued by financial problems and ethnic rivalries.
Frank Lowy, Australia's second-richest man and a die-hard soccer fan, agreed to set up a company which was later renamed the Football Federation of Australia (FFA) to oversee the development of the game.
www.theage.com.au /articles/2005/08/25/1124562959545.html   (735 words)

 Ramona Soccer League - Ramona Soccer League
An open letter to all members of the Ramona Soccer League from both the President of the RSL, as well as, all the members of the board.
Like almost all of you, the first thoughts in you heads is not the status of the upcoming soccer games this weekend, but the safety of our families.
The Ramona Soccer League is now a "Club Pass" member of the San Diego Sea Lions Women's Professional Football Club.
ramonasoccer.com   (872 words)

 NEA: Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer (MLS) and the National Education Association (NEA) launched a new literacy program that taps into the excitement of professional soccer and the star power of many of the League's top players to give reading a major kick.
Major League Soccer features the top American players in the U.S. and many international stars.
The league's ten teams are the Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, Columbus Crew, Dallas Burn, D.C. United, Kansas City Wizards, Los Angeles Galaxy, MetroStars, New England Revolution and San Jose Earthquakes.
www.nea.org /readacross/mls.html   (685 words)

 A League Soccer
Soccer Main Page MLS Indoor Other Pro A League D3 League PDL League Womens World College
The USL (United Soccer League) consists of two men's professional leagues (A-League and D3 Pro), a women's development leagues (W League), men's developmental league (Premier Development League), youth league (Super Y-League) and national summer camps.
While the A-League is classified as Division 2 in the United States, in Canada, it’s classified as Division 1.
www.rauzulusstreet.com /soccer/otherpro/aleague.htm   (100 words)

 Sportingbet Australia - Soccer - A League Betting > > >
Bet on the A-League with Sportingbet and as well as getting a $100 free bet* sign-up bonus, you will also have access to a great range of products including Parlay bet types, Multi bet types and match specials.
Sportingbet offers odds on the Major Leagues: English Premiership and Championship, Scottish Premiership, Italian Serie A, Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga, French Le Championnat, Dutch Eredivisie, Champions League, UEFA Cup, the Australian A-League and Soccer Internationals such as the World Cup, other International Tournaments and Friendlies and hundreds of domestic competitions.
Sportingbet's soccer betting options can be broken down into two distinct groups: match bets and futures betting.
www.sportingbet.com.au /uipub/sport.aspx?l1id=22&l2id=484053&l3id=484054&l4id=484080   (376 words)

 The Soccer Daily: A League And Its Player   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Leave it to Major League Soccer to end up having to make the Beckham announcement when most of us in the business were in route or already at the NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis and doing it again today with the Beckham conference an hour after the start of the SuperDraft in a different city.
I know we're not supposed to make the obvious North American Soccer League comparison, so we'll ignore that the '84 salvage plan for that league had a hard cap of $600k with one franchise player exemption.
Most American players have spent their careers as part athlete/part soccer ambassador taking less than market in a single-entity league that was designed not to compete directly for their services.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /blog/2007/01/league-and-its-player.html   (1237 words)

 MLSnet.com -- The Official Site of Major League Soccer
When Lamar Hunt created a new phrase in the American sports lexicon in 1998 -- the Soccer Specific Stadium -- he was setting the stage for what would become one of Major League Soccer’s most important goals - - that of building stadiums our fans and our teams could call their own.
It is a place where soccer fans can feel proud of their sport, proud of their athletes, and proud of their country.
It is a history that led to a bunch of kids from MLS teams in New York, Columbus, Los Angeles, San Jose and Washington, D.C. - - to name a few - - who stood toe to toe against world-soccer-powers and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2002 World Cup in Korea.
www.mlsnet.com /content/03/datastore/hdc0606garber.html   (900 words)

 Santa Clara Youth Soccer League
The Santa Clara Youth Soccer League was organized and incorporated in 1980.
Santa Clara Youth Soccer League is a league organized under the charter of the California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA-N), Cal-State North District II.
It is the mission of the Santa Clara Youth Soccer League to provide the best possible soccer experience for all players in the League.
www.scyouthsoccer.org /History_Mission.htm   (482 words)

 The Voyageurs: Canadian Soccer Supporters - Ottawa Wizards
Our cousins across the river are HUGE soccer fans, but Carp isn't even close to being in their sphere of reality.
International League president Randy Mobley thinks it may already be too late to keep the Ottawa Lynx from moving, but team owner Ray Pecor says big crowds this weekend could help salvage the Triple-A baseball franchise.
Frankly with more international matches bound to arrive in Ottawa I dont see a long term goal for A league soccer in Ottawa, what is doable if the CSA gets it act together is up to 10 womens/mens combined matches in the city each May to October.
www.canadian-soccer.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=601   (2654 words)

 Open Directory - Sports: Soccer: UEFA: Ireland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Astro Soccer Leagues - Social soccer leagues on astro turf.
Galway Inter firms Soccer League - A league contested by of a number of Galway firms and organisations.
Soccer Scene - News and statistics for all Irelands senior and underage international teams.
dmoz.org /Sports/Soccer/UEFA/Ireland   (357 words)

 Maryland Major Soccer League
The MARYLAND MAJOR SOCCER LEAGUE was established in 1965.
MARYLAND MAJOR SOCCER LEAGUE is affiliated with the Maryland State Soccer Association, the United States Soccer Federation, US Soccer, and FIFA.
The men's adult league is comprised of two divisions and two annual cups.
www.marylandsoccer.com /mmsl   (76 words)

 Fantasy Football
Crazy Soccer (free) according to player position restrictions, money and budget restrictions etc, select the best players available at any time and set up your team each week.
Fantasy league Professional The main difference between this game and the vast majority of others is that a player can only be owned by one team in the league.
Classic Fantasy League you're placed in a 10-man Prize League where your position in early November will decide which prestigious Cup competitions you'll go into- full season Champions League, UEFA and Intertoto Cups.....
sportsvl.com /soccer/general/fantasy.html   (1185 words)

 Bazalonian Soccer A League - NSSportsWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Bazalonian Soccer A League is the Bazalonian equivalent of a 1st Division League.
The bottom 2 teams are in danger of relegation from the Bazalonian Soccer A League to the Bazalonian Soccer B League.
As there is no League higher there is no Promotion but should Bazalonia be accepted in the future into the IAFL the top team and the current team in the IAFL will battle for the position.
www.thirdgeek.com /wiki/Bazalonian_Soccer_A_League   (181 words)

 'Soccer' in a League of Its Own - washingtonpost.com
Sure, "Winning Eleven 8" of the venerable soccer series was considered the best soccer game on the planet, but after playing "World Soccer Winning Eleven 9," it's clear the game just keeps getting better.
Though most players will stick to Quick Match, League and Cup competitions, the hardcore soccer fan will go for the Master League Career mode.
What sets the game apart from other soccer games is how effortless it is to control your players on the field.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/09/AR2006030900620_pf.html   (396 words)

 Letter to Major League Soccer
I feel that the League has an undeniable opportunity to set itself apart from other American sports and allow fans the ability to see what makes soccer the best sport on the planet.
Garber has stated that his goal for the League is to be the number one sport in the United States.
A lot of soccer fans within the U.S. still support foreign clubs and don't think the quality of MLS is as good as other leagues around the world.
www.soccerloop.com /headliners/major.league.soccer   (1655 words)

 Major League Soccer
Major League Soccer (MLS) is the top soccer league in the United States in the American Soccer Pyramid.
It is sanctioned by the professional division of the United States Soccer Federation (U.S. Soccer), which is a member of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
When Toronto FC enters the league in 2007, MLS will replace the USL First Division as the top soccer league in Canada.
pointme.to /soccer/mls.htm   (66 words)

 Toronto FC Season Tickets Sold Out - Soccer   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Toronto, Ontario -- (Sports Network) - Major league Soccer's newest club - Toronto FC - announced Thursday that the team has sold out of season seats for the 2007 season.
Soccer fans who missed out on buying 2007 Toronto FC season seats can opt to reserve their spot for the future seasons through the team's waiting list program by calling FC's GOAL line.
Toronto FC joined Major League Soccer on May 2006 as its 13th team and the first outside the United States.
www.wbaltv.com /soccer/11263709/detail.html   (357 words)

 Akron Soccer League
The Akron Soccer League philosophy encourages positive self-esteem, personal responsibility, teamwork, acceptance of and learning from disappointment and success, as well as perseverance.
We believe that quality soccer can and should be developed, and that it should be fun.
The Akron Soccer League Executive Board voted to provide the players of both leagues, Travel and In-House, with professional training for the upcoming 2007 season(s).
www.akronsoccerleague.com /index.htm   (419 words)

 Men's Soccer - The Patriot League Official Athletic Site
Army's Bill Watts was named the 2006 Patriot League Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was one of 84 student-athletes on this year's academic honor roll announced Executive Director Carolyn Schlie Femovich Thursday.
Patriot League Coordinator of Soccer Officials, Alex Ivahnenko, was inducted into the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA) Hall of Fame at the 2006 NISOA Convention.
Lehigh's men's soccer coaching staff was honored with two NSCAA/adidas awards as head coach Dean Koski and assistant coach Michael Benn '96 were selected as the Mid-Atlantic Region's Coach and Assistant Coach of the Year, respectively.
patriotleague.cstv.com /sports/m-soccer/patr-m-soccer-body.html   (267 words)

 Oklahoma Soccer Association
The OSA Academy League is for U9 and U10 teams only.
The league begins on March 9th and all teams must be registered.
Nearly 20 years ago many of the state’s coaches and administrators began considering the creation of a league that would allow teams in every part of the state to compete against each other.
www.oksoccer.com /leagues/index_E.html   (220 words)

In addition to competitive soccer, there is a relaxed social aspect to the League which fosters great team camaraderie.
The League, which is divided into the Advocates or competitive division and Recreational divisions so that all levels of play are accommodated.
Futsal is a sport that is a derivative of soccer and played with five-man teams on a basketball style court, with no walls and a low bouncing ball.
www.corporateleague.com /soccerindex.html   (360 words)

 Soccer - Boston.com
Eddie Johnson spoiled Toronto FC's home opener with a goal in the 81st minute that gave the Kansas City Wizards a 1-0 victory yesterday over the expansion club that is winless in its four Major League Soccer games.
The new soccer-specific stadia in Major League Soccer are helping to transform the sport domestically.
Bruce Arena had been away from Major League Soccer for eight years before returning as coach of the New York Red Bulls last July.
www.boston.com /sports/soccer   (313 words)

 ATL World Cup Soccer. All the top world soccer news daily. News from international soccer. World Cup 2006, Euro 2004, ...
The eight-team A League's kick off in August will come 16 months after the demise of its 27-year-old predecessor, the National Soccer League, which collapsed under a weight of debt, in-fighting, ethnically-divisive administrations and spectator apathy.
The A-League is sponsored by Korean car giant Hyundai and features five fewer clubs than the NSL.
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www.wldcup.com /news/2005Apr/20050407_29628_world_soccer.html   (552 words)

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Following a New Zealand Soccer board meeting this afternoon, chairman Graham Seatter says they've decided to provisionally back the Wellington proposal to take the up the sub-licence, as long as the group secures further funding.
Last week the Football Federation of Australia gave the A League licence to NZ Soccer on the basis it would sub-licence it to a franchise and Seatter hopes to sign a formal agreement the Wellington group in a week's time.
He says there are several benefits in the country's A-League franchise moving from Albany to Wellington but remains open to the possibility of some matches being taken around the country.
www.newswire.co.nz /main/viewstory.aspx?storyid=361187&catid=17   (192 words)

 Caltech Soccer League   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Every autumn and every spring Caltech will have two soccer leagues: A league and B league.
The level of A League is higher than that of B league.
Our soccer team -- CCST will join one of the two leagues at Caltech.
www.cco.caltech.edu /~ccst/activity/league.htm   (50 words)

 Women's Soccer - The Patriot League Official Athletic Site
Bucknell's Shannon Curd was named the 2006 Patriot League Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was one of 104 student-athletes on this year's academic honor roll announced Executive Director Carolyn Schlie Femovich Thursday.
Patriot League Coordinator of Soccer Officials, Alex Ivahnenko, was inducted into the National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA) Hall of Fame at the 2006 NISOA Convention.
The honors continue to flood in for members of the Navy women's soccer team, as Soccer Buzz has named Shelly Moeller (Milford, Ohio) and Cassie Barbaresi (Bradenton, Fla.) to its Freshman All-America Team.
patriotleague.collegesports.com /sports/w-soccer/patr-w-soccer-body.html   (312 words)

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