Top scorer Irvin Raul Parra went into a three-way tie for most goals in Lights history as the Lights FC won 2-1 over Rio Grande Valley FC and extended their road losing streak to five games in a United Soccer League match Saturday in front of 8,818 at Cashman Field.
Substitute Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez scored twice in the second half to help the Tacoma Defiance end a 14-match winless streak with a 4-1 victory over the Lights FC in a United Soccer League match Wednesday in Tacoma, Washington.
The 27-year-old midfielder couldn’t walk after the left side of his body was run over. He was bedridden for 2½ months and didn’t touch a soccer ball for 3½ months.
Notre Dame Stadium is getting a layer of natural turf in preparation for a professional soccer match.
Procter & Gamble, a sponsor of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members’ fight for equal pay.
Representatives from the company, which is working with Las Vegas officials to build a new soccer-specific stadium, plan to attend Major League Soccer’s All-Star Week.
MLS announced Monday that officials from as Vegas, Charlotte, Sacramento, St. Louis and “other potential expansion markets” will attend its All-Star Week as the league attempts to expand from 27 teams to 30.
The final for the tournament featuring Major League Soccer and Liga MX teams will take place Sept. 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Allie Long tweeted on Thursday that her hotel room in Los Angeles was burglarized while the team was being honored at the ESPYS.
MLS commissioner Don Garber confirmed the league has interest in Las Vegas as an expansion candidate but did not give away whether a team will eventually come.