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MLS: This week ... 
The Seattle Sounders moved into first place in the Western Conference and overall MLS standings with a 1-0 win over ...
World Cup of fraud and confederation of lies 
By Paul Kennedy (@pkedit) There is only one word to describe the 164-page indictment filed by Federal prosecutors against 14 ...
U.S. Abroad: Southampton releases Cody Cropper  
Goalkeeper Cody Cropper, who started for the USA at the 2013 U-20 World Cup and is currently with the U.S. ...
Soccer on TV 
The Toulon Tournament continues Thursday with England's first match against Morocco.
Morris scores again, but U.S. U-23s fall to France 
The U.S. U-23 national team gave up three early goals in a 3-1 loss to host France in its opening ...
FIFA bombshell: seven arrested in Zurich, 14 indicted
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:24 AM EDT
Photo Zurich's Baur au Lac, the preferred hotel of FIFA executives, was raided in the early morning hours of Wednesday and seven FIFA officials were arrested in a joint U.S.-Swiss probe into corruption and bribery to the tune of more than $150 million in bribes and kickbacks. Those charged included the current and former presidents of Concacaf (Jeffrey Webb and Jack Warner) and Conmebol (Eugenio Figueredo and Nicolas Leoz).  
Open Cup: USL teams sweep all seven matches against NASL teams 
In a third-round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup shocker, USL teams won all seven matches against NASL teams. That included ...
USL Roundup: Aztex await word on stadium 
A week full of Open Cup matches is just part of what's happening in the USL. The Harrisburg City Islanders ...
Video Pick: Chinese keeper's water break proves very costly 
Everything was going just fine for Chongqing Lifen, a club battling to avoid the relegation zone in the Chinese Super ...
NASL suspends its board chairman  
Aaron Davidson, one of the marketing executives charged in the U.S. Department of Justice's probe into FIFA corruption and bribery, ...
Lerner to Step Down as Aston Villa Chairman  
Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner on Tuesday said he will quit as club chairman this summer even if he ...
Man United Target Otamendi 'Wants to Leave Valencia' 
Manchester United was handed a transfer boost as the agent of target Nicolas Otamendi revealed that the Argentine wants out ...
Chicharito Returns to Man United 
Mexico striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez will return to Manchester United after Real Madrid decided not to exercise an option to ...
Mourinho pokes fun at EPL rivals 
Jose Mourinho used Chelsea's end of season awards dinner to mock critics of the club's style of play under him ...
Report: Bale, Not Ronaldo, 'Untouchable' for Benitez 
According to the Daily Telegraph, Gareth Bale, not Cristiano Ronaldo, will be Real Madrid's key man under Rafael Benitez, the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla

Donovan replaces injured Canouse on U-20 roster
Midfielder Russell Canouse, who captained the USA during qualifying play, suffered an ankle injury in practice and has been replaced ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy

World Cup of fraud and confederation of lies
By Paul Kennedy (@pkedit) There is only one word to describe the 164-page indictment filed by Federal prosecutors against 14 ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

USA forced to make late U-20 World Cup roster change
Five days before the USA faces Myanmar in its U-20 World Cup opener in New Zealand, Coach Tab Ramos has ...
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The remarkable Clive Toye -- who brought showmanship, excitement and color to American soccer
The debt owed by American soccer to Clive Toye is a vast one. It is not too much of an exaggeration to say, flatly, that without Toye's blind faith in the sport in the 1970s, pro soccer in the USA would have withered and died.

"You can imagine the moment when I, the fake Zlatan Ibrahimovic, had to send the manuscript to the real Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The first thing [Ibrahimovic] said was: 'What the f*** is this? I never said this!' But after a while I think he understood what I was trying to do. Nowadays he thinks it's really his story."

-- David Lagercrantz, the ghostwriter of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's 2013 autobiography "I Am Zlatan," upon revealing that he invented many of the quotes in the book. (The Guardian)