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ICYMI MLS: Penedo leaves Galaxy, Barnetta goes to Philly 
It looks like Donovan Ricketts could be on his way back to L.A. in the aftermath of the decision of ...
Video Pick: Lloyd golazo ups goal streak to seven games 
If there is one lesson NWSL opponents should have learned from the Women's World Cup, it's don't give Carli Lloyd ...
U.S. Abroad: Torres absent from Copa Libertadores final 
After starting both legs of the semifinals, Jose Torres did not play for Mexico's Tigres in the first leg of ...
MLS honors Rothenberg with legacy award 
MLS founder Alan Rothenberg was named the first recipient of an award that will bear his name, the Alan I. ...
What They're Saying: Abby Wambach 
"I haven't made a decision about the Olympics next summer and I would have to make the 18-player roster, first ...
MLS All-Star Game Takeaways: Kaka carries All-Stars
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, Jul 30, 2015 11:47 AM EDT
Photo Brazilian star Kaka says he grew up and loved watching U.S. all-star games. He finally got to play in one on Wednesday night and captained the MLS All-Stars to a 2-1 victory over Tottenham in the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game before a sellout crowd of 18,671 fans in Commerce City, Colorado. Kaka was named the game's MVP as he scored the first goal and set up David Villa for the second goal.

MLS All-Star Game Takeaways: Kaka carries All-Stars 
Brazilian star Kaka says he grew up and loved watching U.S. all-star games. He finally got to play in one ...
Soccer on TV 
The Copa Mexico is underway and there's another game in the International Champions Cup on Thursday.
Mourinho: Benitez "Destroyed Inter in Six Months" 
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho on Tuesday hit back at Montserrat Seara, the wife of Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez, after ...
Report: Adebayor to Seal Villa Switch 
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor looks to be on his way to Aston Villa after undergoing a medical at the club's ...
Rakitic: Playing with Barca Trio is "Not Easy" 
Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic says he is willing to run "5,000 kilometers" so one of the team's three star forwards-Lionel ...
Blues' Cahill, Costa Injured vs. Barcelona 
Jose Mourinho on Tuesday admitted that Gary Cahill and Diego Costa are doubts for the Community Shield against Arsenal at ...
Prince Ali: Platini's FIFA Candidacy "Not Good" 
Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan described Michel Platini's decision to stand for the FIFA ...
In Defense of Herrera (the Coach, That Is)  
It's hard to know what to make of Miguel Herrera's firing as head coach of the Mexican national team. On ...
USL Roundup: Board of Governors meets in Denver 
For the third straight year, the USL has held its annual midseason Board of Governors meeting in conjunction with the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

U.S. Youth Futsal names 10 teams for international play
U.S. Youth Futsal has named rosters for five boys and five girls teams, U-12 through U-18, for a series of ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

We hand out our MLS Midseason Awards
Can a newcomer win the MVP award? Is the defending Goalkeeper of the Year destined to repeat? And which coach ...
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:
Lisa Lavelle

Well-planned campus visits are key to making the right college connection
We're starting to plan college visits for our high school children. They'd like to play soccer. What advance work should ...
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A Soccer Rarity -- A Triumph for Common Sense
There are three heroes in this story -- though heroes is really much too dramatic a word. Three good guys, then, who saw that something was wrong in soccer, did something about it, and got things put right.

"[Michel] Platini is not good for FIFA, Football's fans and players deserve better. FIFA is engulfed in scandal. We must stop doing business as usual. The practice of backroom, under-the-table deals must end."

-- Prince Ali, who ran for FIFA president -- and lost -- against Sepp Blatter -- with Platini's backing -- on the Frenchman's candidacy for FIFA president to replace Blatter in a special election in February 2016. (Reuters)