SOCCER NOTEBOOK Revs top Bulls to advance

first_img Arsenal, Man U draw Arsenal stayed unbeaten in the Premier League, tying Manchester United, 2-2, when William Gallas scored during injury time after giving up an own goal. Gallas’ shot crossed the line before it was pushed out by Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, with the linesman awarding the goal. Man United opened the scoring on Gallas’ own goal during first-half injury time. Arsenal tied it in the 48th minute on a goal by Cesc Fabregas. Then, Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 83rd minute to give Man United a 2-1 lead. Arsenal and Man United both have 27 points, but Arsenal has more goals and has played one less game. Chelsea is third with 24 points.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre The first half was played in driving rain and strong wind. New York lost scoring leader Juan Pablo Angel to a concussion in the 56th minute after a collision with Revolution defender Jay Heaps. Galaxy play for charity The Galaxy will play Hollywood United, a local club team dotted with celebrities and former players, in an exhibition fund-raiser for victims of the recent wildfires today at 5 p.m. at Home Depot Center. Among those expected to play for Hollywood United are Galaxy general manager Alexi Lalas, former national team leading scorer Eric Wynalda, former Galaxy goalkeeper Jorge Campos, and actors Anthony LaPaglia and Brandon Routh. Tickets for the game, whose proceeds will be donated to the Red Cross and Salvation Army, are $20. From news services Taylor Twellman scored in the 64th minute to help New England beat the New York Red Bulls, 1-0, on Saturday night, sending the Revolution to the MLS Eastern Conference final for the sixth straight season. After opening the two-game, total-goals series with a 0-0 tie last weekend in East Rutherford, N.J., the Revolution finished off the Red Bulls at home to set up the conference final against the Chicago Fire. With the victory, New England extended its unbeaten streak against New York to 10 matches (7-0-3) and pushed its playoff unbeaten streak to 12 (8-0-4). last_img read more

Former Donegal manager pays tribute to ‘Warrior’ Kevin Cassidy

first_imgFormer Donegal manager Brian McEniff has praised Kevin Cassidy – describing him as a ‘warrior’ – after he called time on his playing career. The wing-back decided to call it a day, and announced his retirement from club football following Gaoth Dobhair’s heavy Donegal SFC defeat to Naomh Conaill.Cassidy has enjoyed a mixed relationship with Donegal fans, once revered by them, his exclusion from the squad under Jim McGuinness divided opinion. However, the 1992 All-Ireland winning manager said his exit from the Donegal panel in such controversial circumstances shouldn’t be what he is remembered for.McEniff told The Irish News, “He lived on the edge and he played on the edge and that was one of the things that made him truly great and he was always the very best of company and played from the heart.“Kevin was a warrior, a leader, a superb athlete and a great reader of the game and that point he scored against Kildare (in the 2011 All-Ireland quarter-final) was one of the greatest ever.“As a player, he was very committed, was a passionate Gaoth Dobhair man and really loved pulled on the Donegal jersey.” Former Donegal manager pays tribute to ‘Warrior’ Kevin Cassidy was last modified: September 5th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Brian McEniffKevin CassidynewsSportlast_img read more