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  1. Morgan's late strikes save U.S. women

    Scott French

    Alex Morgan strikes again. Twice. The forward from Diamond Bar tallied in the 88th minute and again in stoppage as the U.S. women's national team, preparing for the London Olympics, rallied to beat New Zealand, 2-1, Saturday in near-freezing tempe...

    Blog | February 11, 2012
  2. Best Bets Dec. 8/9 What to watch

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, DEC. 8 TELEVISION FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP Auckland City (New Zealand) vs. Kashiwa Reysol (Japan) Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 2:30 a.m. FIFA's official club world championship begins with a preliminary-round clash in Toyota, J...

    Blog | December 07, 2011
  3. LOCALS: Fusion topple Kiwi youngsters

    Scott French

    Cal State Bakersfield's Gyasi Zardes scored two first-half goals in the Ventura County Fusion's 2-1 victory over New Zealand's under-20 national team in a friendly Wednesday afternoon at Oxnard College, the Premier Development League team's first vic...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  4. LOCALS: Fusion, Kiwi U-20s on for Wednesday

    Scott French

    The Ventura County Fusion, preparing for the USL Premier Development League playoffs, have added another friendly against foreign opposition, this one on very short notice. The Fusion will take on New Zealand's under-20 national team Wednesday at 12...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  5. CALENDAR: The Week Ahead

    Scott French

    Games in the L.A. area over the next week: WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 Friendly: Ventura County Fusion vs. New Zealand U-20 at Oxnard College, 12:30 p.m. MLS: Galaxy vs. Columbus Crew at Home Depot Center (Carson), 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY, JULY 15 Club friend...

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  6. CHIVAS USA: Conrad, Lahoud clear protocol

    Scott French

    Chivas USA's health concerns are growing less concerning. The club acknowledged Saturday that defenders Jimmy Conrad and Michael Lahoud had cleared Major League Soccer concussion protocol and have been cleared to play. Both were listed as doubtful...

    Blog | May 28, 2011
  7. Mexico adds another Gold Cup prep

    Scott French

    Mexico's national team has added another game in the U.S. to its pre-CONCACAF Gold Cup schedule, against New Zealand at Denver's Invesco Field on June 1, the Federacion Mexicana de Futbol and Soccer United Marketing announced Friday. El Tri, co-fa...

    Blog | April 15, 2011
  8. GALAXY: 5 questions with Dan Keat

    Scott French

    Rookie midfielder Dan Keat finally started working with the ball this week, his first action since fracturing his heel during Major League Soccer's combine nearly two months ago. The Dartmouth-educated New Zealander is a two-way central midfielder...

    Blog | March 09, 2011
  9. Chivas USA signs New Zealand tandem

    Scott French

    Robin Fraser and his staff saw enough in one exhibition game to decide Simon Elliott and Andrew Boyens were decent fits. On Wednesday, Chivas USA signed the New Zealand national-teamers. Elliott, a 36-year-old central midfielder who began his pro ca...

    Blog | February 09, 2011
  10. Duncan Oughton retires, joins Crew front office

    Scott French

    Former Cal State Fullerton star Duncan Oughton, a central midfielder from New Zealand and the longest-serving player for the Columbus Crew, retired Thursday and took a position in the club's front office. Oughton, 33, who spent his full pro career w...

    Blog | February 03, 2011
  11. Ali Riley heads east, joins WPS's Flash

    Scott French

    Ali Riley, the Rookie of the Year in Women's Professional Soccer, has a new club. Riley (Pacific Palisades/Harvard-Westlake School), a left back out of Stanford University who plays for New Zealand's national team, agreed to contract terms Thursday ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  12. WWC: U.S. gets a 'death' group

    Scott French

    There's always a "Group of Death" in any FIFA competition, or so it seems, and that group at next summer's Women's World Cup in Germany belongs to the U.S. And to Germany. And to Brazil. There are three "death" groups in this year's field, produc...

    Blog | November 29, 2010
  13. WORLD CUP: Brazil gets through, New Zealand stuns Italy

    Scott French

    Issouf Sanogo/Getty Images Kaka couldn't keep his cool in Brazil's 3-1 rout of the Ivory Coast on Sunday. IN BRIEF: Brazil, no surprise, qualified for the round of 16 by routing Ivory Coast, but Kaka drew a silly red card. Paraguay overpowered Slov...

    Blog | June 20, 2010
  14. WORLD CUP: Tuesday's previews

    Scott French

    Getty Images Didier Drogba has been practicing with a cast all week, but his status for Ivory Coast is uncertain. GROUP F: NEW ZEALAND VS. SLOVAKIA When: 4:30 a.m. PT. Where: Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace (Phokeng, near Rustenburg) TV: ESPN, ESP...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  15. WORLD CUP: Yanks aren't the only locals

    Scott French

    Twelve of the 23 players on the U.S. World Cup roster have local ties, and five of them are genuine homeboys. They're not the only Southern California-linked player players in South Africa. Here are five more, from New Zealand and Honduras: NE...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  16. New Zealand's World Cup roster includes Elliott, Lochhead

    Scott French

    Former Galaxy midfielder Simon Elliott, who has been training with the club since mid-April, and former UC Santa Barbara defender Tony Lochhead are on the 23-man roster New Zealand coach Ricki Herbert announced Monday he would take to the World Cup. ...

    Blog | May 10, 2010