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U.S. U-20 men to face Cosmos and Red Bulls II 
Coach Tab Ramos has called in a 20-player squad for a July 30-Aug. 8 U.S. U-20 men's national team training ...
Soccer on TV 
The MLS schedule resumes Saturday with Eastern Conference leader New York City FC hosting Colorado and there's a big slate ...
In Wenger they trust 
Leicester City's astonishing run to the Premier League title last season left bigger and richer clubs draped in embarassment. No ...
U.S. Abroad: Guzan leaves Villa for Middlesbrough 
Brad Guzan will remain the English Premier League, but he might not start, putting him in the same situation he ...
MLS Moves: Fire ships Igboananike to D.C. 
In a move that signals a continued roster purge that began with the arrival of new general manager Nelson Rodriguez ...
MLS All-Star Game: Red rules the day
by Ridge Mahoney on Friday, Jul 29, 2016 5:44 AM EDT
Photo The team that calls Avaya Stadium home usually wears blue, but red turned out to be the color of the MLS All-Star Game. The MLS All-Stars battled and lost to Arsenal, 2-1, on a late goal by Chubka Akpom but "checked all the boxes" set out by head coach Dominic Kinnear: have fun, be competitive, and don't get hurt.  
Former Guatemalan soccer boss pleads guilty 
Brayan Jimenez, the former president of Guatemala's federation, pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud charges and also agreed ...
Pole Milik arrives at Napoli 
Polish international Arkadiusz Milik is set to leave Ajax for Napoli, pending a medical exam, on a $30 million transfer. ...
Puskas Award winner quits soccer to take up ... FIFA 
Wendell Lira, the 2015 Puskas Award for the best goal of the year, is quitting soccer to pursue a career ...
MLS All-Star Game: Red rules the day 
The team that calls Avaya Stadium home usually wears blue, but red turned out to be the color of the ...
MLS Expansion: All signs point to Minnesota in 2017 
Atlanta United FC is the only MLS expansion team confirmed for 2017, but MLS commissioner Don Garber told ESPN at ...
What They're Saying: Chuba Akpom 
"I was playing against players I played with on FIFA when I was younger  -- [Didier] Drogba, [David] Villa, [Andrea] ...
MLS Expansion: Atlanta's Villalba and Jones off on loan 
MLS expansion team Atlanta United FC has sent its two big signings on loan until it opens training camp in ...
Crowd Count: ICC match draws 86,641 fans in Columbus 
The International Champions Cup match between Paris St. Germain and Real Madrid at Ohio Stadium in Columbus drew 86,641 fans, ...
MLS Countdown: ASG absentee Ridgewell out Sunday 
A new MLS rule intended to keep players from skipping out on the All-Star Game means that Portland Timbers captain ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla

U.S. U-19 men down Mauritania, 1-0
The U.S. U-19 men's national team, competing at the COTIF Tournament in Spain, rebounded from a 2-0 opening loss to ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

Schmid departure starts to clear Sounders' deck for Lagerwey
Eighteen months after joining the Sounders as president of soccer and general manager, Garth Lagerwey is plotting a new path ...
College Soccer Reporter:
Paul Kennedy

USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds
Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's men's coach to become ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Randy Vogt

Refs: Use your head and wear a cap
I schedule a full check-up with my dermatologist every six months. When I was there last, this past May, she ...
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Castillo goes, MLS loses
The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever been there, or will ever go. But in my youth I read a most wonderful novel, "The Towers of Trebizond" -- and the ancient town with the lovely name of Trebizond has lost none of its attraction for me by becoming a modern Turkish town with an ugly name that sounds like a prescription drug -- Trabzon.

"I was playing against players I played with on FIFA when I was younger  -- [Didier] Drogba, [David] Villa, [Andrea] Pirlo -- players that you watch in World Cups and in big tournaments. I just think. 'Wow, I want to get to that standard.’"

-- Arsenal's 20-year-old forward, Chuba Akpom, the unlikely MVP of the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game with the winning goal in the 87th minute for the Gunners.

Pole Milik arrives at Napoli