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Real Salt Lake forges forward in wake of Plata injury 
A good season ended badly for RSL, which has cut loose several veterans as it reboots for the second season ...
USA's 2016 Olympic building blocks take shape 
The U.S. national team that faces Chile on Wednesday includes a mixture of World Cup veterans and Olympic hopefuls. The ...
Video Pick: Journeyman hits volley golazo off corner kick 
Victor Curto Ortiz, a 32-year-old Spaniard who 11 years ago played for Barcelona's reserves and has played for 10 lower ...
Philly fans crying out for sustained success 
By nailing down three veterans whose combined ages top the century mark, the Philadelphia Union is certainly not investing solely ...
MLS Trade Central: Oduro moves to seventh club 
The Montreal Impact continued to deal as it acquired Ghanaian forward Dominic Oduro from Toronto FC in return for allocation ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
USA's 2016 Olympic building blocks take shape
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015 12:03 AM EST
Photo The U.S. national team that faces Chile on Wednesday includes a mixture of World Cup veterans and Olympic hopefuls. The task of preparing for Olympic qualifying has begun with the identification of under-23 candidates, six of whom are in Rancagua. For a look at the building blocks on which the U.S. U-23s will be constructed.  
What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati  
"We're going through the FIFA process and hope to have Gedion eligible by March or April. We don't expect any ...
MLS Trade Central: Busch returns to Chicago 
The Chicago Fire signed free agent Jon Busch, who finished the 2014 season with San Jose ranked fourth all-time among ...
U.S. U-18 boys heading to Copa Chivas 
The U.S. U-18 men's national team, which ended 2014 splitting a two-game series with Germany, will get its first action ...
Four newcomers join U-17 residency program  
Coach Richie Williams' spring semester roster of 28 players for the U.S. under-17 residency program in Bradenton, Fla., includes four ...
Tab Ramos and the Soccer Speed Trap 
Comparing his very ordinary current under-20 team with the highly promising version he had two years ago, Coach Tab Ramos ...
MLS Trade Central: Red Bulls land Felipe 
The New York Red Bulls made their first major player acquisition since new sporting director Ali Curtis controversially fired Coach ...
Chile-USA: Three storylines to follow 
Nine veterans of the 2014 World Cup have been summoned by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann as the Americans start their ...
A dream come true 
Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender at the University of South Carolina, will continue her quest to become a ...
id2 National Selection picked for Argentina trip 
The id2 National Selection roster for the international tour to Argentina Feb. 28-March 10 features 18 boys -- 16 born ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

U.S. U-17s open Nike Friendlies with 3-1 win over England
The U.S. under-17 national team got two goals from Christian Pulisic, his 15th and 16th of the season, and one ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy


Diskerud can't wait to begin new adventure
For a lot of players, January camp is not their idea of fun. Getting up early. Two-a-days. Sometimes three-a-days. Lots ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


Tackling Key Challenges in Modern Day Youth Ball
I was part of a panel at the US Youth Soccer Workshop at the NSCAA Convention: "Youth Soccer in the ...
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Tab Ramos and the Soccer Speed Trap
Comparing his very ordinary current under-20 team with the highly promising version he had two years ago, Coach Tab Ramos said that the new team is "more dynamic, and we have speed on this team."

"We're going through the FIFA process and hope to have Gedion eligible by March or April. We don't expect any issues."

-- U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati on Arsenal's Gedion Zelalem, who is currently ineligible to play for the USA because of a FIFA rule that would require the Arsenal midfielder to reside in the USA for five years from his 18th birthday, which was on Monday. (ESPN FC)