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No time to end the one thing I love to do 
Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender, led the University of South Carolina to the quarterfinals of the 2014 NCAA ...
Houston switches USL PRO partners for 2015 season 
The Houston Dynamo will team up with the Charleston Battery as its USL PRO affiliate in 2015. In 2014, the ...
Clyde Simms needs second kidney transplant 
Just days after receiving a kidney transplant, former U.S. international Clyde Simms, who was forced to retire in February at ...
What They're Saying: Thierry Henry 
"Now teams have their own stadiums. You see the fans wearing the jerseys of their teams. Before when I first ...
Soccer on TV 
EPL leader Chelsea faces Stoke City on Monday.
STORY OF THE DAY!
Brazil captures women's tourney ahead of USA
by Paul Kennedy on Sunday, Dec 21, 2014 11:57 PM EST
Photo Brazil won the Torneio Internacional da Brasilia when it tied the USA, 0-0, before 11,000 fans Sunday at the Mane Garrincha Stadium. It captured the four-team tournament by virtue of its perfect record in the round-robin stage. For the USA, which was missing two starters for the final, the result left it with just one win in four games in Brasilia.  
ODP Boys Winter Interregional all-stars named 
All-Star teams were named for the 2014 U.S. Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional that wrapped up Sunday at IMG ...
Tottenham edges New England prep stars for IMG Cup title 
Tottenham's U-18s won the Super Group in the fifth annual IMG Cup with a 1-0 win over Black Rock FC ...
Gall and Gooch lead U.S. U-20s past Honduras 
The U.S. under-20 national team wrapped up its trip to San Pedro Sula with a second 2-1 win over the ...
Bradenton and Austin to host MLS preseason events 
Eight clubs will take part in the inaugural IMG Suncoast Pro Classic Feb. 16-28 at IMG Academy Stadium as MLS ...
TV Report: EPL Breakaway set for New Year's Day 
NBCSN will present its first-ever Premier League Breakaway --  a special two-hour show featuring RedZone-like live look-ins from all eight ...
MLS Trade Central: Monday's deals 
The Chicago Fire signed Indiana University defender Patrick Doody as the club's sixth Homegrown Player. In 2012, Doody assisted on ...
Eric Abidal Bids Adieu 
Former France international defender Eric Abidal played his last official game Saturday as his Olympiakos team beat Kalloni 5-0 in ...
Freddy Adu Leaves Serbian Club 
Freddy Adu has left Serbian club FK Jagodina, after the expiration of a 6-month contract, without playing a league game. ...
World Champs Sell 3 Million Jerseys 
Adidas announced it has sold more than three million Germany national team replica jerseys shirts in the past year, with ...
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


Revs' locals ready to make history
The New England Revolution enters MLS Cup with the worst record in league history. It's lost all four finals it's ...
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


Red card? How to call DOGSO
Denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity (DOGSO) is a red-card offense.
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MLS: a Soccer League without a Soccer Voice
A few names to consider: Dick Walsh, Ken Macker, Bob Cousy, David Prouty, Howard Samuels, Doug Logan. All of them, within the past 50 years, have been Commissioners of American pro-soccer leagues. And not one of them had more than the flimsiest knowledge of the sport. Fittingly, none of them lasted very long in their soccer jobs.

"Now teams have their own stadiums. You see the fans wearing the jerseys of their teams. Before when I first arrived you could see some guys going to the game watching the Chicago Fire against us, and you see the guy with a Madrid shirt or a Barca shirt. And you're like, 'OK, cool, you like soccer, but can you wear the jersey of your team?' But more and more now you see in the stadiums that the guys are actually wearing the jersey of their team. And proudly."

-- Thierry Henry on changes he saw in MLS from the time he arrived in 2010 until 2014 when he played his last season for the New York Red Bulls. (redbull.com)