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NCAA RPI: Stanford women remain first 
Stanford remained No. 1 in the second NCAA RPI rankings of the 2016 season, ahead of Georgetown and BYU. The ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 
Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, who moved from the ...
MLS Moves: Dempsey will not play again in 2016 
The Sounders have shut down Clint Dempsey. General manager and president of soccer Garth Lagerwey announced Tuesday that Dempsey, diagnosed ...
MLS Expansion: Atlanta United names Martino head coach 
The track record of high-profile international coaches in MLS isn't so good: Carlos Alberto Parreira, Carlos Queiroz, Bora Milutinovic and ...
College soccer at the crossroads 
Is college soccer doomed to irrelevance and decline? Charles Boehm asks that of those in and around the college game ...
MLS Expansion: Atlanta United names Martino head coach
by Ridge Mahoney on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 5:12 PM EDT
PhotoThe track record of high-profile international coaches in MLS isn't so good: Carlos Alberto Parreira, Carlos Queiroz, Bora Milutinovic and Eddie Firmani all failed with the MetroStars, Walter Zenga was a disaster in New England, Ruud Gullit led the Galaxy off a cliff, and the first Rapids head coach, Bob Houghton, left after one season. Yet the hiring of Gerardo "Tata" Martino brings to MLS a man who has helped develop players at the club level as well as managed superstars such as Lionel Messi.  
Sam Allardyce is out 
Sam Allardyce's tenure as England's national team coach has been terminated after 67 days following allegations he had offered advice ...
Report: Bob Bradley on Swansea's radar 
Ryan Giggs and former U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley, currently boss of French second division Le Havre, are reportedly ...
Soccer on TV 
Dortumund-Real Madrid highlights the UEFA Champions League schedule.on Tuesday ... Borussia Monchengladbach hosts Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid battles Bayern ...
Video Pick: James Corden comically coaches, inspires Arsenal 
James Corden, of "The Late Late Show" and "Carpool Karaoke" fame, takes charge of Arsenal for a day to turn ...
What They're Saying: Zinedine Zidane 
"Everything is normal. It is not just Cristiano -- all players can be angry when they leave the field. We're ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 
Stanford remained No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 weekly rankings while Florida State and Georgetown both stayed ...
NASL Rewind: Indy Eleven makes a statement 
Spring champ Indy Eleven beat 2015 NASL champion New York Cosmos, 3-0, stretching Indy's 2016 home unbeaten streak to 16 ...
USL Rewind: Blues, Lions capture final playoff spots 
The USL playoff chase went down to the final day of the season and not until Orlando City B prevailed ...
Obituary: Indiana youth soccer leader Larry Harmon 
Larry Harmon, who was involved in youth soccer for more than 20 years at the Indiana and national level, died ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla

U.S. U-16 girls tie Netherlands, 3-3
The U.S. U-16 girls national team, amid its 12-day camp in the Netherlands, tied the Dutch U-16s, 3-3. The Michigan ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

So far, Jordan Morris' decisions have been the right ones
U.S. forward Jordan Morris turned down a move to German club Werder Bremen, which is rooted to the bottom of ...
College Soccer Reporter

Soccer America Men's Top 25
Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, who moved from the ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

How to coach heading -- NSCAA delivers excellent online course
Soccer's birth date is widely considered to be Dec. 8, 1863, when the English FA published its first set of ...
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De Jong's barren MLS stint helps debunk the holding-midfielder myth
Holding midfielder. Defensive midfielder. Are they the same animal? I'm not sure. And frankly, I don't care. Because I have a long-standing mistrust of English soccer terminology. As well as serious suspicions about the value of tactical talk.

"Never has the need to combat racism and racial discrimination been more evident than it is in the world we live in today. It is not something that any governing body with any semblance of responsibility can down play or deny. The reality, as with many programs within FIFA, is that the task force was never given real support since its conception and its role was more about FIFA's image than actually tackling the issues."

-- Jordan's Prince Ali, a candidate for FIFA president in 2015 and 2016, on the dismantling of FIFA's anti-racism task force. (Reuters)