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Four international friendlies to watch 
[DATEBOOK] FIFA has scrapped the August friendly, but international action returns early in September with games over the next eight ...
Top scorer Gallardo joins residency program 
[USA UNDER-17 MEN] There are nine changes in the U.S. under-17 residency program as nine players entered the Bradenton, Florida, ...
Trio joins team at Buenos Aires training camp 
[USA UNDER-20 MEN] U.S. under-20 men's national team head coach Tab Ramos brought in Columbus Crew midfielder Romain Gall and ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] There was no change at the top of the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings as UCLA stayed ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA held its No. 1 position in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 ahead of defending champion Notre ...
Three big storylines to follow in Czech Republic-USA
by Paul Kennedy on Monday, Sep 1, 2014 6:54 PM EDT
[CZECH REPUBLIC-USA] Jurgen Klinsmann will send out the youngest team of his tenure as U.S. national team coach when the USA faces the Czech Republic on Wednesday in Prague. Of the 18 field players likely to dress, the average age is 22.8, and just three of them started in the 2014 World Cup. Here are three Czech Republic-USA storylines.

Keane nutmegs and scores with sweet chip 
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Robbie Keane nutmegged a defender then chipped the goalkeeper from 24 yards to ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann 
"Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, whoever plays in MLS, the foreign guys, they all go. But I compromise my own ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann 
"That he's made some statements that he's not content, sees it differently, that's legitimate and that's totally fine with me. ...
Regional championship kicks off in Washington 
[COPA CENTROAMERICANA] Such is the drawing power of Central American teams that Uncaf, the governing body of Central American soccer, ...
Several World Cup Stars to Miss Final Rematch  
Lionel Messi is one of four injured Albiceleste stars for the World Cup final rematch between Argentina and world champion ...
FIFA Sets Meeting to Discuss Qatar 2022 
FIFA has said it will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar ...
Poll: Fans Think Real is Weaker Than Last Season 
According to a poll conducted by Spanish daily AS, Real Madrid fans think their team is in a weaker position ...
Ancelotti: Attitude to Blame for La Real Loss 
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti rejected suggestions that Xabi Alonso's departure to Bayern Munich was to blame as his team ...
Last Minute Deals for Cleverly, Falcao, Welbeck Completed 
Tom Cleverly on Tuesday completed a season-long loan switch to Aston Villa from Manchester United, despite the paperwork for the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Gaspar returns home as CJSA technical director
[YOUTH SOCCER] Dan Gaspar, who served as an assistant coach on Iran's 2014 World Cup team, is returning to his ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

Toronto FC upheaval is all too familiar
It's official: Toronto FC has overtaken Chivas USA as the most dysfunctional team in MLS.
College Soccer Reporter

College soccer on the air
[2014 SCHEDULE] Washington hosts Seattle Thursday in a men's derby that features a pair of nationally ranked teams. It's also ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

Curt Onalfo: L.A. Galaxy builds bridge from youth to first team
One of the biggest challenges in U.S. player development is providing a highly competitive, professional environment for players who have ...
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Where others fear to tread: Soccer Moms sue FIFA
Maybe it doesn't sound like a big deal, this business of "soccer moms" suing FIFA over concussion injuries. Maybe it is something that the FIFA biggies can laugh off. At any rate, you know that's what they'll try to do.

"Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, whoever plays in MLS, the foreign guys, they all go. But I compromise my own players? It's because the coaches say, 'We need them now badly to go towards the playoffs. Now it's really going to get hectic.' There's something wrong, then, because the other nations, they benefit from the professional league in MLS. They call them because it's a FIFA fixture date."

-- Jurgen Klinsmann on the conflicts that arise because MLS schedules matches during FIFA fixture dates. He said the league must start earlier and finish later. (ESPN FC)