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July 16th, 2008 4:30AM

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"The clubs would say, 'Feel free not to [play in the academy] and ruin your career. If you don't take soccer seriously, then play for your high school.'"

-- St. Francis boys' soccer coach Glen Appels on the loss of players to U.S. Soccer Development Academy teams during the high school season because they didn't want to skip the Coast Soccer League fall season. (LA Times Blogs)



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