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Copa America: Vargas leads host Chile into final 
Eduardo Vargas scored two goals to lead host Chile to a 2-1 win over 10-man Peru that moved La Roja ...
WWC Today: England's Bronze ready for take gold 
Lucy Bronze, who helped the University of North Carolina win a national title in 2009, has emerged as the star ...
Soccer on TV 
Tuesday is a big viewing day with USA-Germany in the Women's World Cup semifinals, Argentina-Paraguay at the Copa America, plus ...
Open Cup: Jeffries leads Charlotte against former club 
The Charlotte Independence, the lone USL team still alive in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, will take on the ...
Scouting Report: USA must put foot on pedal to Germans 
The USA and Germany have not played in more than two years, but there will be no secrets when the ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Scouting Report: USA must put foot on pedal to Germans
by Paul Kennedy on Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 12:01 AM EDT
Photo The USA and Germany have not played in more than two years, but there will be no secrets when the world's No. 1 and No. 2 teams meet on Tuesday in the Women's World Cup semifinals. The USA has the edge on defense, while Germany has the better attack. But the key might be whether the USA chooses to press the suspect German defense.

  
What They're Saying: Letter from Crossfire to FIFA 
"USSF and MLS appear to behave in a conspiratorial manner, acting side-by-side to deny U.S. youth soccer clubs any training ...
USA and Germany share hotel at Women's World Cup -- and much more  
The Women's World Cup participants have pointed out another way in which FIFA treats them differently than the men. Besides ...
'Caps and Sounders kick off CCL group play in August 
Two more Cascadia Cup matches in August and September have been added to the 2015 calendar thanks to the Scotiabnak ...
ICYMI | MLS: Gerrard arrives in L.A. 
Midfielder Steven Gerrard has arrived in Southern California to start the MLS phase of his illustrious career. Sporting Kansas City ...
Hiddink Quits as Dutch Coach After Only 10 Months 
Guus Hiddink stepped down as Dutch national head coach after just 10 months in charge. He had a contract until ...
What They're Saying: Silvia Neid  
"You meet in the lobby, the elevator. Even if you know and like each other, it's not easy always having ...
Chile's Jara Receives Three-Game Ban 
Chile defender Gonzalo Jara has been suspended for three matches by the Copa America disciplinary committee for provoking Uruguay's Edinson ...
Cech Seals Arsenal Switch  
Petr Cech on Monday completed his 10 million-pound transfer to Arsenal from Premier League champion Chelsea after 11 years and ...
Martino Doubted Tevez in Shootout Win  
Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said he doubted whether match-winner Carlos Tevez would handle the pressure of another Copa America penalty ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

US Youth Soccer: Champs crowned in Region III
U-13 through U-19 champions were crowned in the US Youth Soccer South (Region II) regionals in Little Rock, Ark., to ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Mike Woitalla


USA and Germany share hotel at Women's World Cup -- and much more
The Women's World Cup participants have pointed out another way in which FIFA treats them differently than the men. Besides ...
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


Defy U.S. Soccer: Wear a cap, ref!
It's 99 degrees Fahrenheit and not a cloud in the sky at one of these wonderful American soccer complexes -- ...
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Seattle's love affair with the Open Cup turns sour
The controversy surrounding Clint Dempsey and his trashing of referee Daniel Radford's notebook is quite ridiculous. Ridiculous because there should be no controversy. We know, we saw (and now we've seen it repeatedly) what Dempsey did. We know what U.S. Federation regulations say about that sort of thing -- it is clearly considered, as it should be, an assault on the referee, and the mandated punishment is a six-game suspension.

"The Burn, the Rapids, the Chicago Fire - listening to that, you couldn't tell if it was a lacrosse team or an arena football team. Kind of [like] these wacky nicknames. The whole league lacked credibility."

-- Former Real Salt Lake owner Dave Checketts, who started the move of MLS expansion teams to adopt traditional soccer names when he decided to name RSL after Real Madrid. The expansion Atlanta team will be the latest club to use European naming conventions when Atlanta United FC will be formally announced July 7. (New York Times)


FIFA Film Director Full of Regrets