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Tab Ramos: 'We were behind the eight ball' 
The USA beat El Salvador, 2-0, on Saturday to qualify for the 2015 U-20 World Cup in New Zealand (May ...
Three takeaways from USA-El Salvador 
In the end, the USA got the job done, but it was hardly impressive. It is headed to the 2015 ...
D.C. United kicks off 2015 with DP upgrade 
Shortly before D.C. United players and coaches headed to Bradenton, Florida, for the first phase of preseason training, the club ...
MLS players seek choice from 'league of choice' 
On a scale of 1-10 in terms of the free agency, the free-agency rights MLS players enjoy are about a ...
What They're Saying: Antonio Conte 
"What else should he have done? In a few years' time players will be elbowing each other out of the ...
Three takeaways from USA-El Salvador
by Paul Kennedy on Saturday, Jan 24, 2015 8:26 PM EST
In the end, the USA got the job done, but it was hardly impressive. It is headed to the 2015 Under-20 World Cup May 30-June 20 in New Zealand.   
What They're Saying: Josh Williams 
"I'm pretty sure he thinks I work at the hotel..." -- New York City FC defender Josh Williams, in response ...
What They're Saying: Tally Hall 
"The league is looking to invest in itself. That's why the DPs are coming in, and I think DPs are ...
Klinsmann trims U.S. squad, adds Yedlin for Chile trip 
U.S. national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann named a 23-player roster for the friendlies against Chile and Panama. The callups ...
Soccer America Classifieds 
Soccer America Classifieds connect soccer companies and organizations to America's soccer community twice a week with listings of the latest ...
Soccer on TV 
Sunday action includes an Arsenal FA Cup game.
A dream come true 
Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender at the University of South Carolina, will continue her quest to become a ...
Will this Tab Ramos team find its rhythm? 
On Saturday, we'll find out whether the USA will qualify for the U-20 World Cup. The winner of the USA-El ...
Omar Gonzalez isn't worried about U.S. pecking order 
Normally, Omar Gonzalez would have been up the road at the national team training camp in Carson, but he is ...
Video Pick: Another beauty from the Futsal King 
Falcao provided another example of why he's considered the world's greatest futsal player. The 37-year-old nutmegs two foes before sending ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

U.S. U-17s open Nike Friendlies with 3-1 win over England
The U.S. under-17 national team got two goals from Christian Pulisic, his 15th and 16th of the season, and one ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Paul Kennedy

Three takeaways from USA-El Salvador
In the end, the USA got the job done, but it was hardly impressive. It is headed to the 2015 ...
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:
Randy Vogt

Refereeing Restarts Near the Goal
When I watch a soccer game on TV, I "referee" it. Sometimes instant replay confirms that I was correct and ...
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'A flag on the play' -- something soccer could learn from football
From Saturday's FA Cup game in England: Leicester's Andrej Kramaric gets clean through the Tottenham defense, ball at his feet, only goalkeeper Michel Vorm to beat. As Kramaric tries to dribble around him, Vorm makes a slide tackle. Something goalkeepers are not very good at (if you doubt that, take a look at the video of Manuel Neuer's recent attempt -- this one from a keeper who is widely hailed as the best in the world).

"What else should he have done? In a few years' time players will be elbowing each other out of the way to go there. MLS will grow a great deal and not just in terms of chatter. I know Giovinco well and he's not going there just to earn money. It's a great opportunity, one as a player I would've grabbed. I missed out on an overseas job, as that would've been a formative experience."

-- Italy national team coach Antonio Conte on 27-year-old Sebastian Giovinco, who has 21 caps for Italy, joining Toronto FC. (Tuttosport via Football Italia)