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What They're Saying: Peter Vermes 
"He was talking to me about the team and about winning [MLS Cup] as both a coach and a player ...
What They're Saying: Toronto lawyer Ted Charney 
"[T]here's no downside since the loser at the tribunal does not have to cover legal costs for the other party. ...
Impact ponders season of extreme regression 
As the first-team eliminated from playoff contention, Montreal is already looking to the future.
UEFA Champions League Scoreboard 
[ROUNDUP: Wednesday] Just three teams -- defending champion Real Madrid and 2013 finalists Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund -- are ...
U.S. under-20 women's national team roster 
[CHULA VISTA CAMP] U.S. under-20 women's national team coach Michelle French will begin a new cycle with a week-long training ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
Klinsmann has lots of choices for October friendlies
by Paul Kennedy on Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 9:54 PM EDT
[USA MEN] The pair of international friendlies against Ecuador Oct. 10 and Honduras Oct. 14 should provide U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann an opportunity to look at his full pool of talent for the first time since the World Cup, but there are (always) complications. It will likely require him to call in a larger than normal group of players, some of whom might be made available for only the first or second game. Here's a look at his options.  
Diego Costa Ready to Play for Spain, Despite Mourinho  
Diego Costa on Wednesday declared himself fit to play for Spain despite club coach Jose Mourinho's wish that he use ...
Totti: Man City's Tweet Inspired Me to Score 
AS Roma captain Francesco Totti claimed that Manchester City brought him luck by referencing him prior to Roma's UEFA Champions ...
Report: Arsenal Leads EPL with 900 Injuries in 12 Seasons 
According to a report from PhysioRoom.com, which monitors sports team injuries, Premier League giant Arsenal has sustained an astonishing 889 ...
PSG Tames Barca in UCL Thriller 
Paris Saint-Germain might finally have what it takes to win the UEFA Champions League, coach Laurent Blanc said after his ...
Bayern Bosses Slam CSKA's Empty Stadium  
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola admitted there were few benefits to playing in an empty stadium as his team beat ...
Underdog BATE Bounces Back Against Bilbao  
Despite losing its opening game to FC Porto, 6-0, underdog BATE Borisov found itself right back in the mix in ...
The Good, The Bad and -- the Beyonce 
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Fans and celebrities alike were treated to a fantastic UEFA Champions league game in France on Tuesday; ...
Soccer on TV 
The second round of UEFA Champions League group play continues on Wednesday.
Soccer America Women's Top 25 
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] Despite its 1-1 tie at Arizona State, defending champion UCLA held on to the top spot in the ...
Youth Soccer Reporter

Orlando City U-16s off to 4-0-0 start
[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Orlando City's U-15/16s beat the previously unbeaten Capital Area RailHawks Academy-CASL, 2-0, on Saturday to improve to 4-0-0 ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Impact ponders season of extreme regression
As the first-team eliminated from playoff contention, Montreal is already looking to the future.
College Soccer Reporter

Notre Dame, UC Irvine and Davidson top RPI rankings
[MEN'S SOCCER] Defending champion Notre Dame is No. 1 in the initial NCAA Division I Men's RPI rankings ahead of ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Randy Vogt


The Two-Ref System Revisited
Two years ago, I wrote about The Two-Ref System: Its Flaws and How to Cope. The two-ref system is still ...
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Tactical fouls and studs-up tackles dangerously overshadowed by diving hysteria
LONDON -- This fatuous business of turning simulation, or diving, into the worst crime that a player can commit continues -- and continues to have ridiculous side effects.

"He was talking to me about the team and about winning [MLS Cup] as both a coach and a player and how I got into coaching. And then I asked him about his daughters because they both had played [soccer]. He said how he thought [soccer] was such a good foundational sport for any sport. It was a lot more personable than I expected. I can't say I thought this would ever happen."

-- Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes on meeting President Barack Obama at Wednesday's White House reception for the 2013 MLS champions. Vermes won MLS Cup as a player with the Wizards in 2000 but didn't go to the White House. (Washington Post)


Simeone: Juve a 'Final'