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Scores PK, plows down coach, red-carded 
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In Scotland, Hearts captain Jamie Hamill converted a penalty kick against Ross County and on ...
Noyola and Souza team up for first Dash victory 
[NWSL: Week 2] The expansion Houston Dash got two goals from Teresa Noyola to rally for its first win, a ...
Los Dos move into top spot 
[USL PRO: Week 5] LA Galaxy II got goals from Galaxy loan players Charlie Rugg and Chandler Hoffman and player-assistant ...
U.S. U-20s fall to River Plate in Super Group final 
[DALLAS CUP] The U.S. under-20 national team dropped a 2-0 decision to River Plate in the final of the Gordon ...
Fox Sports named AYSO premier sponsor 
[SOCCER BUSINESS] The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) has concluded a wide-ranging partnership with Fox Sports, making FOX Sports and ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Will Johnson: Timbers must face the reality
by Paul Kennedy on Sunday, Apr 20, 2014 7:10 PM EDT
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Portland Timbers remain winless in seven games after another loss to old nemesis Real Salt Lake Saturday night. It took a world-class performance by Nick Rimando, back in the RSL goal after missing two games with a knee injury, but the Timbers are now 0-3-4. Coach Caleb Porter  said the Timbers were the better team, but his captain, Will Johnson, said they continue to look like "amateurs" in crunch time.

  
Will Johnson: Timbers must face the reality 
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Portland Timbers remain winless in seven games after another loss to old nemesis Real Salt Lake Saturday ...
Luis Suarez interviews Paul McCartney 
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Liverpool-born Beatles legend Paul McCartney was set to perform a concert on Saturday in Uruguay's ...
De Grandpre returns to Red Bulls 
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Marc de Grandpre is back with the New York Red Bulls, having been hired as head of commercial ...
Altidore helps Sunderland to stunning win at Chelsea 
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore's tally for the season is still one goal (in now 28 English Premier League games) and ...
Rampone shows off hoops moves, nets first pro goal 
[NWSL: Week 2] Christie Rampone scored her first goal in a pro career that dates back to 2001, but Sky ...
Kickers rally to earn draw with Pittsburgh 
[USL PRO: Week 5] The Richmond Kickers rallied from two goals down at home to tie the Pittsburgh Riverhounds, 2-2, ...
Saucedo magic leads RSL into final 
[GENERATION ADIDAS CUP] Sebastian Saucedo scored on a lob from 35 yards -- his second such goal in two games ...
U.S. under-20 national team faces River Plate in final 
[DALLAS CUP] Only one U.S. team -- the Dallas Texans in 2006 -- has ever won the Super Group at ...
Girls soccer handle takes on life of its own 
[SOCIAL MEDIA WATCH] SoccerGirlProblems (@SoccerGrlProbs) launched in 2011 to tweet humorously about the soccer problems of three college players is ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Saucedo magic leads RSL into final
[GENERATION ADIDAS CUP] Sebastian Saucedo scored on a lob from 35 yards -- his second such goal in two games ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


MLS is going out on a limb with Atlanta
Soccer will again share a facility with the NFL when a new stadium to house the Falcons is ready in ...
College Soccer Reporter

Maryland's trip to England in works for years
[COLLEGE MEN] Maryland, the 2013 NCAA Division I men's runner-up, will tour England in March with stops in Manchester and ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


Tony Meola: Young players are more sophisticated than ever
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the USA hosting the 1994 World Cup -- a good time to check ...
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Danger Ahead: Charging Goalkeepers
It seems likely to me that Portland Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts is the bulkiest, heaviest -- simply the largest -- player in MLS.

"I saw it on the computer and I understand why they can be talking if it was or not [a penalty]. It's very difficult. I never, ever would expect to get a penalty here. Ever. If it was given against me, I would do the same [as Chelsea assistant Rui Faria, who had to be restrained from entering the field]. Emotion gets the better of you, and that could be the key moment for the title, that one. When it's for you, you feel you can see why he gave it. Especially with the angle the linesman had to see the incident: [Cesar] Azpilicueta going down and then [Jozy] Altidore following. But if it was against me, in a situation like that, I would have been fuming, for sure."

-- Sunderland manager Gus Poyet, who admitted the Black Cats were very lucky to have a penalty kick called when Altidore went down in the penalty area late in the Black Cats' 2-1 win at Chelsea. (Guardian)