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Video Pick: Pulisic scores against Man City 
Borussia Dortmund's 17-year-old American Christian Pulisic scored the stoppage-time equalizer in a 1-1 friendly tie with Manchester City on Thursday, ...
Castillo goes, MLS loses 
The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever been there, or will ...
MLS Moves: Castillo swept off his feet in Turkey 
FC Dallas star Fabian Castillo arrived in Turkey ahead of his anticipated transfer from MLS to Trabzonspor and was literally ...
MLS All-Star Game: Wondo ready for challenge 
All-Star Games are supposed to be wide-open, entertaining affairs, and if so, are tough tests for all of those players ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan 
"There's a reason you see the passion in this area: Soccer's in their blood now. It takes generations. You don't ...
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MLS All-Star Game: Soaking up the experience
by Paul Kennedy on Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9:17 PM EDT
PhotoA guy like Sacha Kljestan, an 11-year pro and veteran of the UEFA Champions League with Anderlecht, isn't so jaded that a chance to play alongside international stars like Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and Didier Drogba isn't cool. But what if you're a rookie just out of college like Keegan Rosenberry or Brandon Vincent?  
MLS All-Star Game: Soaking up the experience 
A guy like Sacha Kljestan, an 11-year pro and veteran of the UEFA Champions League with Anderlecht, isn't so jaded ...
U.S. Abroad: Five Americans start in Tijuana Copa MX loss 
Tijuana started five Americans in its 4-0 loss to second division Lobos BUAP in Mexico's midweek Copa MX competition. A ...
Soccer on TV 
On Thursday the MLS All-Stars take on Arsenal ... Borussia Dortmund plays Manchester City in the International Champions Cup.
MLS Moves: Jones jumps ranks at Philadelphia 
Derrick Jones, the first player to sign with the Bethlehem Steel FC, became the first player to jump from the ...
U.S. women are off to Brazil -- opener next Wednesday 
The U.S. women's national team was off to Brazil Wednesday night to prepare for its quest for a fourth straight ...
MLS Homegrowns lose to Mexico's U-20s 
In an appetizer to the MLS all-stars' game against Arsenal, a squad of MLS U-23 Homegrown players faced Mexico's U-20 ...
Video Pick: Trick PK goes wrong in Peru 
Last February, Lionel Messi passed a penalty kick to Luis Suarez, who stroked home to complete a hat trick against ...
Agency News: Wasserman Media acquires Mondial Promotion 
Wasserman Media Group, ranked fourth in the world in terms of the contract value of the athletes it manages, has ...
Farewell Sigi -- for the moment 
So Sigi Schmid has gone the way of all coaches who don't win games, or don't win enough games, or ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla


Roster: U.S. U-15 girls head to Concacaf Championship
Coach Mark Carr has named an 18-player roster for the 2016 Concacaf U-15 Girls Championship Aug. 9-21 in Orlando, Florida, ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Schmid departure starts to clear Sounders' deck for Lagerwey
Eighteen months after joining the Sounders as president of soccer and general manager, Garth Lagerwey is plotting a new path ...
College Soccer Reporter:
Paul Kennedy


USL: Brandt leaves Navy for struggling Riverhounds
Dave Brandt, the winningest active coach in Division I men's soccer, quit his job as Navy's men's coach to become ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
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Refs: Use your head and wear a cap
I schedule a full check-up with my dermatologist every six months. When I was there last, this past May, she ...
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Castillo goes, MLS loses
The Turkish city of Trabzon holds a cherished place in my thoughts. Not that I've ever been there, or will ever go. But in my youth I read a most wonderful novel, "The Towers of Trebizond" -- and the ancient town with the lovely name of Trebizond has lost none of its attraction for me by becoming a modern Turkish town with an ugly name that sounds like a prescription drug -- Trabzon.

"It's important to be an example, especially for the kids. I work every day with this mentality. I know I can be with someone just for 10 seconds, one minute, and I can make the difference in his day or maybe in his life."

-- Paris St. Germain defender David Luiz on meeting young fans during the French club's U.S. summer tour. The touring European clubs promote their brands heavily, but players get a chance to meet young fans and impact their lives. (Los Angeles Times)