Soccer on TV May 27, 12:07 PM EDT
On Friday England hosts Australia in a tune-up game for the European Championships and Sporting Kansas City hosts D.C. United.
Adding to the alphabet soup of American youth soccer May 27, 5:13 AM EDT
If your children play soccer in the USA, they may be playing under the umbrella of AYSO, U.S. Youth Soccer, ...
USA-Bolivia: Spotlight on Pulisic's bid for starting job May 27, 5:11 AM EDT
Christian Pulisic has already impressed his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, enough that he's in contention to start at the Copa Centenario. ...
MLS Countdown: Kaka recalled by Brazil for Centenario May 27, 3:37 AM EDT
The announcement came a day too late to benefit the Philadelphia Union, but Orlando City midfielder Kaka has been named ...
What They're Saying: Jozy Altidore May 27, 3:35 AM EDT
"When Haiti qualified, I just thought it'd be a cool thing, because they haven't qualified for a major tournament since ...
|STORY OF THE DAY! |
USA-Bolivia: Spotlight on Pulisic's bid for starting job
|Christian Pulisic has already impressed his coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, enough that he's in contention to start at the Copa Centenario. Saturday's match against Bolivia in Kansas City should give the 17-year-old Pennsylvanian a chance to make his case to start against Colombia in next Friday's tournament opener. |
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|Soccer's new-look rulebook (Part 2): Making room for the Spirit the Game|
Alongside the changes in the organization and wording that David Elleray and his team have brought to the revamped rule book go what I think of as "mood" changes -- the business of modernizing the rules, of making them "more accessible," etc. Tucked away in that category is a time-bomb of a phrase that makes its first appearance in Rule 5, which tells us that referees, in making their decisions, will factor in not only the rules but also the spirit of the game.
|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"When Haiti qualified, I just thought it'd be a cool thing, because they haven't qualified for a major tournament since the  World Cup. I thought this would be something cool knowing how much Haitian people love their national team ... to have thousands of people who otherwise wouldn't be able to see the matches broadcast the group games and see them perform."|
-- U.S. forward Jozy Altidore, who will miss the Copa Centenario with a hamstring injury but has made sure soccer fans in Haiti, where parents grew up, will be able to watch the tournament. Altidore's foundation is teaming up with the St. Luke Foundation to underwrite coverage of Haiti's matches, the USA's matches and the Copa Centenario semifinals and final to the Caribbean island. (SI.com)