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Bayern edges Chivas without World Cup stars 
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Peruvian Claudio Pizarro scored in the 10th minute to give German champion Bayern Munich a 1-0 win over ...
2014 NPSL All-League Team 
[AWARDS] Two players each from the NPSL finalists New York Red Bulls U-23s (Victor Manosalvas and Sean Sheridan) and Chattanooga ...
MLS: Three games to watch 
[PREVIEW: Week 21] The MLS weekend schedule, which again includes a Friday night special (Philadelphia-Sporting Kansas City) and several classics, ...
Soccer on TV 
MLS Week 21 kicks off Friday when defending champ Kansas City hosts Philadelphia.
U.S. women to face Mexico twice in September 
[DATEBOOK] The U.S. women's national team has scheduled its second and third pre-Women's World Cup qualifying tune-ups. It will play ...
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MLS: Three games to watch
by Ridge Mahoney on Friday, Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM EDT
[PREVIEW: Week 21] The MLS weekend schedule, which again includes a Friday night special (Philadelphia-Sporting Kansas City) and several classics, is rife with important intraconference matches. Saturday play begins in the morning at StubHub Center with the LA Galaxy-Timbers game on NBC and ends in the evening with the San Jose-Seattle match that opens Levi's Stadium, the NFL 49ers' new stadium.  
Women's World Cup dress rehearsal begins Tuesday 
[COUNTDOWN: Canada 2014] Twelve years after hosting the first FIFA youth championship for women, Canada will welcome 16 teams for ...
Quakes make investment in Argentine Perez Garcia 
[MLS: Thursday] In need of an offensive spark, the San Jose Earthquakes have signed 29-year-old Argentine Matias Perez Garcia as ...
U.S. U-17s earn first win in Denmark 
[OPEN NORDIC TOURNAMENT] After losing its first two games to host Denmark and Norway, the U.S. under-17 national team picked ...
What They're Saying: Gerard Pique 
"I had the chance to see him one day at my grandfather's house when I was 12 or 13 years ...
Kiss on the Neck: Sportsmanship taken to new level? 
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] After a pair of players clashed in a Copa do Brazil game, tempers subsided after ...
Scorpions look to extend leads 
[NASL: Fall Week 4] The San Antonio Scorpions will look to add to their NASL-record road winning streak when they ...
Super Solo Effort in FA Women's Super League 
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Manchester City’s 17-year-old midfielder, Natasha Flint, took the ball in our own half, darted downfield, and finished ...
How Thierry 'Mr. Cool' Henry scores 
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] The Frenchman makes it look easy. During their 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake, the Red Bulls' ...
Rubin likes FC Utrecht's ambitions 
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Rubio Rubin had to wait until he turned 18 in March to be eligible to sign with FC ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Super-20 League All-Tournament Team
[AWARDS] Carmine Colasurdo, who was named the Championship Game MVP in  leading Parsippany SC to the 2014 Super-20 League Championship ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


'Caps still in search of that missing piece
A 2-2 tie with FC Dallas Sunday left Vancouver just out of the playoff tier and frustrated again at missed ...
College Soccer Reporter

Amherst makes statement against top French youth teams
[COLLEGE MEN] For the third time in the last quarter century, Amherst College men's team toured France, managing to tie ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Maddy Shiber


Shaun Tsakiris: 'The team is a family'
Shaun Tsakiris, coach of Northern California club De Anza Force's U-14 boys team, was named U.S. Soccer Development Academy Coach ...
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KC's Aurelien Collin -- the great escape artist
Some seven months ago, writing on the day before the 2013 MLS Cup final between Real Salt Lake and Kansas City, I commented that KC defender Aurelien Collin "... is physical to the point of recklessness and seems to lead a charmed life right on the edge of red-card territory."

"I had the chance to see him one day at my grandfather's house when I was 12 or 13 years old. He arrived at the house and he knew I was playing for the Barcelona youth team. He pushed me and I fell to the floor, and he said 'you are not tough enough to be a center back.'"

-- Barcelona center back Gerard Pique recalls meeting Louis van Gaal, the new Man United coach, when the Dutchman was Barcelona coach. (Daily Mail)