Latest High school soccer News

Sporting KC signs 2 teens among 3 homegrown players

Jan. 20, 2021 4:43 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City signed homegrown players Grayson Barber, Ozzie Cisneros and Brooks Thompson on Wednesday as the Major League Soccer club continues to get younger by developing players from within its system. The 20-year-old Barber played for Sporting KC's academy from 2015-17...

Arizona officials reinstate winter sports at high schools

Jan. 12, 2021 6:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona high school sports officials voted Tuesday to allow winter sports, reversing a decision made four days earlier to cancel the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Arizona Interscholastic Association voted 5-4 to reinstate basketball, soccer and wrestling for high school...

Philadelphia Union Jakob Glesnes, left, and Mark McKenzie battle for the ball against New England Revolutions Henry Kessler during the second half of an MLS soccer playoff match Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Chester, Pa. (Charles Fox/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

McKenzie transfers from Philadelphia to Belgium’s Genk

Jan. 7, 2021 11:42 AM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The Philadelphia Union have transferred central defender Mark McKenzie to Belgium’s Genk. The Union said Thursday the transfer fee was for multimillion dollars but did not specify the amount. McKenzie, 21, made his Union debut in 2018 and his U.S. national team debut last Feb. 1...

Moses Swaibu poses for a photograph during an interview with the Associated Press in London, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020. A former professional soccer play who was jailed in 2015 for match fixing allegations fears the financial crisis in the game caused by the coronavirus could make players more vulnerable to taking bribes. Moses Swaibu tells The Associated Press a match fixer has a potential “pool of people he can manipulate.”

Player jailed in match-fixing plot warns PL stars of dangers

Dec. 24, 2020 4:00 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — When Moses Swaibu stands in front of future Premier League players, warning of the dangers of becoming embroiled in match-fixing, he is speaking from experience. “You do not want to end up in my position, going to prison,” Swaibu recalls telling some of the game's most famous...

Impact acquire midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from Fire

Dec. 17, 2020 1:41 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact have acquired midfielder Djordje Mihailovic from the Chicago Fire. The 22-year-old signed a three-year contract with an option year using targeted allocation money. Mihailovic was entering the final year of his contract. Montreal is sending Chicago $800,000 in general...

International pickup soccer for decades in Mississippi yard

Nov. 29, 2020 10:38 AM EST

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — For decades, international pickup soccer games have been played in a Mississippi doctor’s yard. “I’ve always had a dream of having a soccer field on my property,” Francisco Camero, 78, told WLOX-TV. He created one after moving to Pass Christian in...