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Messi Ends GOAT Discussion

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

December 9, 2019

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi won his sixth Ballon d’Or award on Dec. 6 and broke the tie of 5 with Portuguese rival Cristiano Ronaldo. The Ballon d’ Or recognizes the best player of the year and earns players bragging ...

Seattle Tops Toronto Once Again in MLS Final

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

December 2, 2019

The Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 3-1 on Nov. 10 to claim their second Major League Soccer Cup in history. The MLS is continuing to grow within the United States, however still has a long way to go to compete with the big...

Women’s soccer ends season with 13th straight defeat

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

November 12, 2019

The SF State Women’s soccer team ended their regular season on Nov. 9, with a home loss against the Dominguez Hills Toros (8-7-2) with a final score of 1-0. The Gators ended their season 2-14-1 with a 13-game losing streak...

Late goal surges Gators to fifth seed

Jesse Gomez

October 22, 2019

The gators poured on the pressure in the second half to beat the visiting Cal State East Bay Pioneers 2-1 on Sunday afternoon — capping off a perfect weekend on their home field. The win improves the Gators (8-3/5-2 CCAA) ...

Gators can’t answer recent woes

Diego Felix

October 7, 2019

The SF State women’s soccer team (2-5-1) hoped to snap a three-game losing streak against the Stanislaus State Warriors (7-1) but came up short Friday, Oct. 4, with a final score of 2-1.  The Warriors entered Friday’s ga...

Women’s National Team Captain Speaks Out for Equal Rights

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

October 5, 2019

Megan Rapinoe, US Women’s national soccer team captain, once again used her platform to discuss controversial topics to a broader audience. On Sept 23, Megan Rapinoe was awarded The Best FIFA Women’s Player of 2019. This...

San Francisco wants a new soccer team, SF State students agree

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

September 24, 2019

The city of San Francisco will one day have its own professional soccer team. For the past three years there has been a new team added to the Major League Soccer in the US. San Francisco has the qualities, culture, and capabil...

USMNT Shows Weakness in Friendlies

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter

September 17, 2019

In their last two games, the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team (USMNT) demonstrated why they didn't make it into the previous World Cup. The team lost a devastating match to rival Mexico on home soil Sept. 6 3–0 and rescued a 1...

Men’s soccer kicks off new season with recently promoted head coach

Jimmy DeRogatis

September 3, 2019

It’s all about the love for one another and the comradely of playing for the man next to you. This is what truly ignites a program, lifts its fan base, infiltrates a winning culture and brings people together from diff...

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