Report - DF Day 2

Report: 2016 Desert Friendlies | Feb. 6

Vancouver Downs New England In 5 Goal Thriller By Tim Towle   TUCSON, Ariz. — On the second day of the 2016 Desert Friendlies, the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the New England Revolution 3-2 in a hotly contested match at Kino North Stadium. Whitecaps forward Nicolas Mezquida looked as though he’d strike early for Vancouver, timing […]

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Match Preview - Feb. 6

Preview: Desert Friendlies | Feb. 6, 2016

By Josh Espinal TUCSON, Ariz. — The Desert Friendlies continue this weekend as Kino Sports Complex will be a whirlwind of activity with three games on Saturday. At 4:30 p.m. the Vancouver Whitecaps will face off against the New England Revolution at Kino North Stadium in a matchup that will see two teams that earned wins […]

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Report - DF Day 1

Report: 2016 Desert Friendlies Day 1 | Feb. 3

By Nick Peppe & Tim Towle TUCSON, Ariz. — Darren Mattocks’ second half brace was the difference as Vancouver Whitecaps FC beat Seattle Sounders FC 2-1 in the opening game of the 2016 Desert Friendlies Wednesday evening at Kino Sports Complex. Mattocks, who was subbed on at halftime, opened the scoring with a 51st-minute penalty […]

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Report - Portland looking to attack new title

Report: Timbers Set Sights On Attacking Another Title

By Skyler Brandt When a team wins a championship in the MLS – or any sport – there tends to be an assumption that the team will return with one mindset and one mindset only: defend that championship. For the Portland Timbers, who are reigning 2015 MLS Cup champs, that’s not necessarily the case. While […]

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2016 MLS Preseason Game Day Ticket Prices

Save money; buy tickets online!  Online ticket prices are lower than game day box office prices.  Save money and avoid box office lines by purchasing MLS Preseason and Desert Diamond Cup tickets online.  The chart below shows the savings fans enjoy by purchasing tickets HERE. Ticket Type Game Day Box Office Online Store Single Day Adult […]

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Match Preview - Feb. 3

Preview: Desert Friendlies | Feb. 3, 2016

Tomorrow night marks the beginning of the 2016 Desert Friendlies as part of MLS Preseason in Tucson at Kino Sports Complex. At 5 p.m. the 2015 Cascadia Cup Champion Seattle Sounders FC will face off against their rivals from across the border, Vancouver Whitecaps FC, as both teams look for some bragging rights before heading […]

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Ep. 130

Soccer Talk, Ep. 130 (Jan. 31, 2016)

Soccer Talk with FC Tucson broadcasts live every Saturday morning on ESPN Tucson 1490 AM and 104.9 FM at 9:00am PT. Host Connor Foster and panelists Ted Prezelski and Greg Foster talk MLS Preseason teams and their ever changing rosters as well as international news. <—– Previous Episode —–|

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Recap - Timbers, 1.31.16

Recap: FC Tucson Celebrates Historic Victory

By Tim Towle TUCSON, Ariz. — Behind the closed gates of Kino Sports Complex on a sunny Sunday afternoon, FC Tucson quietly defeated the reigning MLS Cup Champion Portland Timbers 1-0 in an exhibition match. Portland, who are in Tucson training during MLS Preseason for their fourth year, fielded two different squads during the match […]

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2016 PreseasonCulver's Campaign

Serving Soccer with Culver’s

Purchase tickets to any match day of MLS Preseason in Tucson, receive a “Buy One, Get One Free” coupon from Culver’s on Kino Parkway! Simply present the back of your stub to the cashier when buying a Culver’s value basket, and get a second free.  This includes any sandwich, classic side and a medium soft drink. […]

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Feb. 9 Match Banner SPANISH

Celaya FC vs. Seattle Sounders FC | Febrero 9 | Boletos

Seattle Sounders FC y Celaya FC jugarán un partido el martes 9 de febrero a las 7:00 p.m. en el Estadio Kino Norte de Tucson. Presentado por Vantage West Credit Union, Sounders FC contra Los Toros promete ser un partido interesante entre un club de la MLS y un club del Ascenso MX. Este partido […]

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