Champions League Week One Recap

September 19th, 2016
1 week ago

  by Evan Sobol Match-day one of the 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League is already behind us. Let’s see how Europe’s best, played in the first week of group stage action. Defending champions Real Madrid opened their season in Group F at home with a nail-biter against Portuguese side Sporting Clube De Portugal (CP). Sporting midfielder […]


Women’s Soccer Streak Ends at Two

September 19th, 2016
1 week ago

  by Kimberly Pena Central Connecticut State University’s Women’s Soccer team’s two-game winning streak came to an end on Thursday against Providence College with a 3-1 loss at the CCSU Soccer Field. The Blue Devils dropped to 2-7 for the season, while the Friars improved their record to 5-3-1. Game action mostly took place in […]


Women’s Soccer Kicks Off Home Stand Strong

September 14th, 2016
2 weeks ago

  by Nicholas Leahey The Central Connecticut Women’s soccer team (2-6-0) started off a six-game home streak strong on Sunday, hanging on to beat Colgate University (2-2-3) 1-0 in an overtime thriller to earn their second win of the season. The only goal of the game came after a competitive 90 minutes of play, during […]


Premier League Week Four Recap

September 14th, 2016
2 weeks ago

  by Evan Sobol As the NFL begins the English Premier League is well under way across the pond, week four’s biggest matchups included the Manchester Derby and defending league champions Leicester visiting Liverpool at Anfield. The Manchester Derby is one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports and this weekend’s match was highly […]


The Cinderella Story That Will Never Be Repeated

April 28th, 2016
5 months ago

by Dillon Meehan Over the past decade, cash has become king in soccer. While some of the worlds top clubs have a rich and storied history, others such as Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain have billionaire owners who have taken them from mediocrity to winning multiple league titles. Heading into this fall, Chelsea and […]


Men’s Soccer Edges Vermont in Physical Contest

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Dillon Meehan The Central Connecticut men’s soccer team beat Vermont (5-3-1) 1-0 Sunday in a physical game that left both sides playing a man down. Ryan Taylor scored the lone goal in the 69th minute after Junior Cordeiro found him inside the six-yard box; it was Taylor’s second this season. Both teams played with ten men […]


Donovan Finishes US Career in Connecticut

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Dillon Meehan On Friday, Oct. 10, the U.S. Men’s National Team played at Rentschler Field in Hartford in a 1-1 draw against Ecuador. The game, however, was so much more than just an international friendly: it was the last for Landon Donovan in a USA jersey. Donovan leads the USMNT in goals, assists and […]


Men’s Soccer Shuts Out Sacred Heart for First NEC Win

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin A chippy game on Sunday against Sacred Heart University worked in favor of Central Connecticut men’s soccer. After a scoreless back and forth first half, that saw just one shot on goal from each team, Central (5-6, 1-1 NEC) took advantage of a penalty in the box late in the second half […]


Women’s Soccer Blows Out Yale in Shutout Win

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Brian O’Neill In its second game in four days, Central Connecticut women’s soccer took on Yale on Monday night, shutting out the Bulldogs 4-0 and putting the team at 6-4-3 on the season. “We defended very well, we conceded a lot of free kicks and corner kicks and gave them chances from there,” said […]


Women’s Soccer Breaks Through Late

January 4th, 2015
2 years ago

by Sean Begin It took nearly an hour of play for the Central Connecticut women’s soccer team to break through in its match Friday night against Sacred Heart University. After a scoreless first half that saw the team take only four shots, goals in the 60th and 88th minutes, backed by solid defense and goalkeeping, propelled the […]


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