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Champions Shield goes to Manchester City 
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Sporting Kansas City lost for the first time in four games against English Premier League clubs when the ...
Soccer on TV 
MLS Week 20 continues on Thursday with Real Salt Lake-Montreal. Also on Thursday, an Olympiakos-AC Milan Guinness Cup game.
What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal  
"We have to prepare for the season and when you have a lot of commercial activities also for the players, ...
Scorpions jump into lead with third win 
[NASL: Fall Week 3] The San Antonio Scorpions moved on top in the NASL with a 2-0 win over the ...
Cuevas is happy to be back in Charleston 
[USL PRO: Week 19] Jose Cuevas, who had spent the last two seasons with the Charleston Battery, scored on a ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
A decade later, Beasley is back
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014 5:59 PM EDT
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] A decade after leaving MLS for Europe, DaMarcus Beasley has returned to Major League Soccer, joining the Houston Dynamo as a Designated Player. The Dynamo engineered a deal, trading midfielder Warren Creavalle to Toronto FC and exchanging allocation rankings in order to land Beasley, who signed a contract through the 2016 season.

  
What They're Saying: Brad Friedel 
"As a player, the odds are diminishing by the hour. It wasn't something that was planned like that. I always ...
Tatu's Sting, Eclipse Select and Surf crowned 
[ECNL] Former indoor star Tatu coached the Dallas Sting to the U-17 Champions League title at the 2014 Elite Clubs ...
FC Pride Elite captures two National Cup XI titles 
[U.S. CLUB SOCCER] Indiana's FC Pride Elite won two girls titles at the National Cup XIII Finals, becoming the only ...
Van Gaal Bemoans Man United's Preseason USA Tour 
Louis van Gaal thinks Manchester United's preseason tour in the U.S. could jeopardize the club's success in the English Premier ...
Barca Signs Mathieu from Valencia  
Barcelona on Wednesday signed central defender Jeremy Mathieu on a four-year contract from Valencia for 20 million euros ($26.9 million). ...
Stoke Signs Krkic From Barcelona 
Stoke City on Tuesday completed the signing of Bojan Krkic from Barcelona. Krkic, 23, became the youngest player to reach ...
German Politicians Question 2018 Russia World Cup  
Several senior politicians in Germany on Wednesday raised the possibility of stripping Russia of its right to host the 2018 ...
Johnson Ready for 'Gladbach Challenge  
During his press unveiling on Wednesday, USA defender Fabian Johnson, who moved to Borussia Monchengladbach from Hoffenheim on a free ...
Report: Lampard Completes NYCFC Move  
Former Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has completed a move to new MLS franchise New York City FC, sources tell Sporting ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

New Jersey's PDA wins first national championship
[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Brian White scored one goal and set up Ryan Peterson for the second goal to lead New Jersey's ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Randy Vogt


Proposing a radical rule addition to protect players
The best World Cup ever? Not if you are concerned about player safety.
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:
Mike Woitalla


Mario Goetze: From 'rascal' to World Cup hero
The latest edition of our "When They Were Children" series provides a glimpse into the youth years of World Cup ...
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World Cup final ref gets big call wrong, punishes the victim, neglects concussion dangers
Of course there were concussion-incidents during the World Cup. Given that there are head-clashes in virtually every game of soccer that is ever played, that was to be expected.

"As a player, the odds are diminishing by the hour. It wasn't something that was planned like that. I always envisioned coming back someday and having a year or two in MLS, but the years are catching up with me now, so the odds decrease as the days go by."

-- American goalkeeper Brad Friedel, who at age 43 has re-signed with Tottenham Hotspur. (MLSSoccer.com)


Atleti Re-signs Tiago