David Caban (Kenosha Tremper/UW) earned his first cap Sunday, playing the final 5 minutes of host Puerto Rico's 3-1 loss to the U.S. in an international friendly in Bayamón.
Axel Sjöberg (Marquette) and the Colorado Rapids kept up their impressive start to the Major League Soccer season Saturday night, with Sjöberg's first career goal giving them a 1-0 victory over the host Seattle Sounders. (Watch below)
The U.S. and Puerto Rican national teams will square off Sunday in Bayamón (11 a.m., FS1, UniMas and UDN) – somewhat surprisingly, the friendly will be the first meeting between the sides. And a Wisconsin player could feature in the historic match.
Dani Rhodes joined some pretty elite company in Wisconsin prep girls soccer history this week.
Three days before their inaugural National Premier Soccer League match, the Milwaukee Torrent solidified their midfield Wednesday.
Patrick Ruhland (Mount Horeb/UW-Milwaukee) scored in the opening minute and added another goal in the second half, and Robbie Boyd (Milwaukee Marquette/UW-Milwaukee) had three assists as Bavarian SC cruised past North Shore United 5-1 in the Wisconsin Amateur Cup final Saturday afternoon at Heartland Value Fund Stadium in Glendale.
University of Wisconsin midfielder Rose Lavelle is headed back into training camp with the U.S. women's national team.
The schedules are set for group play at the Wisconsin State Championships, a Memorial Day weekend tradition in state youth soccer.
After finishing his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin with finals last week, Sam Brotherton has another big test coming up – on the soccer field.
Laurie Bell (UW-Milwaukee) has settled in nicely in Sweden.
May 14, 1954: Hans Flügel and Alfred Priessler had two goals apiece as Borussia Dortmund dropped Fortuna Düsseldorf 6-2 in a friendly between German sides watched by 5,705 at Milwaukee County Stadium. Fortuna, which won 6-0 when the teams met two weeks earlier in New York, tied it at 2 before Dortmund pulled away. Media reports indicated organizers were disappointed with the crowd; the most expensive ticket cost $3.30 and students were admitted for 50 cents.
Bradan Allen (Middleton/FC Wisconsin Nationals) verbally commits to UW for 2017. He was a first-team all-state selection last fall.
Dylan Commodore (Racine Horlick) and Burim Huseini (South Milwaukee), both from FC Wisconsin Nationals, commit to UW-Parkside for 2016.