Soccer

The youth soccer park next to Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Santa Clara City Council Rejects 49ers $3 Million Donation To Help Youth Sports

This comes after the 49ers withdrew their offer to pay $15 million for soccer fields near Levi’s Stadium, that the team had planned to use for VIP parking.

05/14/2015

The youth soccer park next to Levi's Stadium. (CBS)

Battle Lines Drawn Over 49ers Plan To Take Over Youth Soccer Fields Next To Levi’s Stadium

Youth soccer advocates in Santa Clara are expected to pack a meeting on a proposal by the San Francisco 49ers to take over soccer fields next to Levi’s Stadium for $15 million, an offer opponents have called “insulting.”

04/21/2015

Jordan Morris #8 of the United States advances the ball against Mexico during an international friendly match at the Alamodome on April 15, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Stanford Sophomore Jordan Morris Scores For USA Men’s Soccer In Victory Over Mexico

Jordan Morris made a loud statement in his first start for the U.S. national team against his country’s biggest and most bitter rival. His reward? A game pennant given to him by veteran Michael Bradley to hang in his room at college.

04/16/2015

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5 Things To Watch As MLS Season Begins

The calendar has flipped to March which means our 5th professional sports league starts up.

03/03/2015

(Mission Creek Video)

Viral Video Prompts San Francisco To Change Soccer Rules At Mission Playground

Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.

10/16/2014

(Mission Creek Video)

‘Playground Is Not For Sale’ Rally Planned After Dispute Over SF Mission District Soccer Field

A caught-on-camera dispute between some tech industry employees and a group of teens at a the San Francisco Mission Playground soccer field has sparked calls for change in San Francisco Park’s and Recreation policies.

10/13/2014

MIssion Playground Confrontation

VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel

A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.

10/10/2014

Gopher holes on a soccer field in the East Bay. (CBS)

Gopher Holes Likely Responsible For Sports Injury That Hospitalized Fremont Girl For 3 Days

Gopher holes are likely responsible for an injury that hospitalized a Fremont girl for three days.

10/06/2014

Children play soccer on the Caldecott Soccer Field in Oakland. (CBS)

Gopher Holes Causing Hazard For Children Playing On Oakland Soccer Field

Gopher holes are getting in the way of soccer games on an Oakland field and creating hazards for children trying to play there.

10/05/2014

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Soccer Players File Discrimination Suit Over Plans To Play Women’s World Cup On Artificial Turf

Members of U.S. Soccer’s Women’s National Team, including Cal alumni Alex Morgan, have filed suit in Canada over plans to use artificial turf fields in next summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup.

10/01/2014

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