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USMNT: Seven uncapped players who might get call-ups 
Jurgen Klinsmann's only chance to look at new talent before the Hexagonal starts Nov. 11 is when the USA faces ...
What They're Saying: Arsene Wenger 
"One day, if I'm free, why not?" -- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday saying he would be open to ...
What They're Saying: Sam Allardyce 
"Well done! Our journey has begun with our first win together. Looking forward to seeing you soon." -- Postcards from ...
This week in men's college soccer 
Albert Ruiz broke a 43-year-old NCAA record for the fastest hat trick to start a game with three goals in ...
USL Playoffs: Red Bulls II take best record into postseason 
Overall points leader Red Bulls II heads the USL's Eastern Conference playoff field for first-round, sinlge-elimination games this weekend. Red ...
USMNT: Seven uncapped players who might get call-ups
by Paul Kennedy on Friday, Sep 30, 2016 3:36 AM EDT
PhotoJurgen Klinsmann's only chance to look at new talent before the Hexagonal starts Nov. 11 is when the USA faces Cuba next Friday and New Zealand four days later in friendlies. He has not indicated who he'll bring in, but foreign-based players like Cameron Carter-Vickers, Lynden Gooch and Jorge Villafana, who won't be available for a January camp, could earn their first callups. Four uncapped players enjoying strong seasons in MLS also deserve a look.  
USL Playoffs: Sac Republic FC seeks to reclaim crown 
Two Western Conference games kick off the USL playoffs on Friday in the single-elimination tournament that will determine the 2016 ...
Mexico: Gio is back for October friendlies 
LA Galaxy forward Giovani dos Santos was picked by Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio for El Tri's October ...
U.S. Abroad: Carter-Vickers gets Spurs contract extension 
A week after 18-year-old defender Cameron Carter-Vickers made his pro debut for Tottenham Hotspur in the English League Cup, Spurs ...
MLS Countdown: Lots on the line for Rapids and Timbers 
The second meeting of the season between Colorado and Portland comes nearly three months after a 0-0 tie that marked ...
NWSL Playoffs: Thorns and Spirit open at home 
For the Portland Thorns and Washington Spirit, this weekend's semifinals will mark the first time they've hosted NWSL playoff games. ...
Big money in EPL creates big opportunities for kickbacks 
Former England star Alan Shearer says Sam Allardyce's dramatic exit as England national team coach has made English soccer a ...
No Giroud, no Benzema in France squad 
France coach Didier Deschamps did not call up injured Olivier Giroud and banished Karim Benzema for the Blues' World Cup ...
Europa League: Ibra ends drought with Man United winner 
Manchester United defeated Ukrainian club Zorya Luhansk, 1-0, for its first win in the Europa League. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, scoreless in ...
Video Pick: Desailly has the last laugh 
French 1998 World Cup champ Marcel Desailly, now a sideline pundit, filmed himself with his phone and caught in the ...
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Ayo Akinola scores five in three U.S. U-17 wins
Ayomide Akinola scored five goals and had three assists in three U.S. U-17 boys national team wins. The USA beat ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney

New NASL owner expects to see difference in how league operates
The interlocking and overlapping elements of North American pro soccer are among the issues facing owners of the NASL, which ...
College Soccer Reporter

Soccer America Men's Top 25
Maryland took over the top spot in the Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings. The Terrapins, who moved from the ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
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U.S. girls seek glory in Jordan
The 2016 U-17 Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday in Jordan, marking the first time a Middle East nation ...
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"One day, if I'm free, why not?"

-- Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on Friday saying he would be open to coaching England, but his current focus was on the Gunners with whom he celebrates 20 years on Saturday. His contract expires at the end of the 2016-17 season. (BBC Sport)