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Soccer on TV 
The USA plays its first game since the 2014 World Cup when it faces the Czech Republic in Prague on ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann 
"That he's made some statements that he's not content, sees it differently, that's legitimate and that's totally fine with me. ...
Jones and Vanney are pivotal figures for midweek matches 
[MLS PREVIEW: Week 26] Two vital Eastern Conference games and a seemingly cushy road date for Supporters' Shield leader Seattle ...
Top scorer Gallardo joins residency program 
[USA UNDER-17 MEN] There are plenty of changes in the U.S. under-17 residency program as nine players entered the Bradenton, ...
Scorpions unveil plans for Toyota Field expansion 
[MLS EXPANSION] The NASL's San Antonio Scorpions released plans for doubling the capacity of Toyota Field, the soccer stadium that ...
Czech Republic-USA Gameday Guide
by Paul Kennedy on Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 11:41 PM EDT
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] The USA kicks off a new era when it faces the Czech Republic Wednesday in Prague (live on NBCSN and UniMas at 2:15 p.m. ET). The team Jurgen Klinsmann will send out will be far from the team he used at the World Cup as the majority of that team is now in MLS, where World Cup linchpins Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones all have games scheduled for Wednesday.

Regional championship kicks off in Washington 
[COPA CENTROAMERICANA] Such is the drawing power of Central American teams that Uncaf, the governing body of Central American soccer, ...
Keane nutmegs and scores with sweet chip 
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Robbie Keane nutmegged a defender then chipped the goalkeeper from 24 yards to ...
Four international friendlies to watch 
[DATEBOOK] FIFA has scrapped the August friendly, but international action returns early in September with games over the next eight ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] There was no change at the top of the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings as UCLA stayed ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA held its No. 1 position in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 ahead of defending champion Notre ...
Czech Republic-USA Gameday Guide 
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] The USA kicks off a new era when it faces the Czech Republic Wednesday in Prague (live on ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann 
"Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, whoever plays in MLS, the foreign guys, they all go. But I compromise my own ...
Several World Cup Stars to Miss Final Rematch  
Lionel Messi is one of four injured Albiceleste stars for the World Cup final rematch between Argentina and world champion ...
FIFA Sets Meeting to Discuss Qatar 2022 
FIFA has said it will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Gaspar returns home as CJSA technical director
[YOUTH SOCCER] Dan Gaspar, who served as an assistant coach on Iran's 2014 World Cup team, is returning to his ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

Toronto FC upheaval is all too familiar
It's official: Toronto FC has overtaken Chivas USA as the most dysfunctional team in MLS.
College Soccer Reporter

College soccer on the air
[2014 SCHEDULE] Washington hosts Seattle Thursday in a men's derby that features a pair of nationally ranked teams. It's also ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla

Curt Onalfo: L.A. Galaxy builds bridge from youth to first team
One of the biggest challenges in U.S. player development is providing a highly competitive, professional environment for players who have ...
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Where others fear to tread: Soccer Moms sue FIFA
Maybe it doesn't sound like a big deal, this business of "soccer moms" suing FIFA over concussion injuries. Maybe it is something that the FIFA biggies can laugh off. At any rate, you know that's what they'll try to do.

"Canada, Honduras, Costa Rica, Mexico, whoever plays in MLS, the foreign guys, they all go. But I compromise my own players? It's because the coaches say, 'We need them now badly to go towards the playoffs. Now it's really going to get hectic.' There's something wrong, then, because the other nations, they benefit from the professional league in MLS. They call them because it's a FIFA fixture date."

-- Jurgen Klinsmann on the conflicts that arise because MLS schedules matches during FIFA fixture dates. He said the league must start earlier and finish later. (ESPN FC)