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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 ...
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 ...
Soccer on TV 
Bayern Munich faces Chivas Guadalajara in New Jersey on Thursday.
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' ...
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 ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
D.C. United and New England go for three
by Ridge Mahoney on Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 11:58 PM EDT
[MLS: Wednesday] D.C. United confirmed its credentials and New England broke an eight-game losing streak in 3-0 victories Wednesday night. Two other games ended in ties.

  
Mourinho: Lukaku Lacked Motivation 
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho, after his club sold 21-year-old Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku to Everton for $48 million, said it ...
Neymar Aims to Be Fit for Barcelona Opener 
Brazilian star, Neymar, who fractured a bone in his back following a challenge from Colombia's Juan Zuniga in Brazil's World ...
World Cup Boosts German Beer Sales 
The World Cup is credited for boosting German beer sales by 4.4 percent in the year's first half.The Federal Statistical ...
Former Palestine Midfielder Killed in Bombing 
Former Palestinian national team player Ahed Zaqout has been killed by an Israeli bomb that hit his apartment in Gaza, ...
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 ...
Former Zambia Boss Takes Ivory Coast's Helm 
Frenchman Herve Renard has been appointed coach of Ivory Coast, replacing Sabri Lamouchi, who left after the Elephants' first-round elimination ...
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal 
"[I] have transformed the Dutch school from 4-3-3 to 3-5-2 and, depending on the opponent, it can be 5-3-2 also. ...
Seattle clinches regular-season title 
[NWSL: Week 16] The Seattle Reign FC clinched the 2014 NWSL regular-season title with four games to spare thanks to ...
A costly miss from two yards out 
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Robert Herrera of Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting managed to hit the crossbar instead of the ...
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)