It seems natural for the son of a prominent coach to become a savvy player, but young Michael Bradley's achievements have proved truly remarkable.
Backline: Tom Dooley Multi-tasks From So Cal
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Feb. 4, 6:40 p.m.
The two-time U.S. World Cup veteran stays on the ball in various ways.
Life In the Pros: The New Generation
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Feb. 4, 6:38 p.m.
Top picks in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft include members of Generation adidas, the program that offers tuition grants to players who skip college ball or leave before completing their NCAA eligibility.
MLS: Sweet Scenario in Seattle
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Feb. 4, 6:37 p.m.
Entertainer and producer Drew Carey is the most famous member of the group investing in a Seattle MLS franchise, yet two other members also bring business clout and a love for soccer to the table.
2008 Best Girls Clubs
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 4, 6:35 p.m.
For the second year in a row, Eclipse Select and the Dallas Texans are 1-2 in Soccer America's rankings of the Best Girls Clubs. Southern California's Slammers moved up two spots to No. 3.
2008 Best Boys Clubs
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 4, 6:34 p.m.
For the first time since Soccer America began its annual rankings of the Best Boys Clubs, the Dallas Texans are No. 1. They edged the Chicago Magic, first the last three years. Arsenal FC of Southern California again completed the podium.
Euro 2008 Countdown: The New Wave
Posted by Paul Kennedy on Feb. 4, 6:32 p.m.
A new generation of stars is set to take over European soccer. Here's a look at some of the young players who could play key roles at the 2008 European Championship.
Youth Beat: A Different Approach
Posted by Mike Woitalla on Feb. 4, 6:31 p.m.
A replica of the French federation's youth development program may not be feasible in the USA, but some key aspects of the system are worth considering.
MLS Preseason Prospectus
Posted by Ridge Mahoney on Feb. 4, 6:29 p.m.
A strong crop of defenders marked the 2008 MLS SuperDraft but none went in the first five picks, kicking off a day of surprises and disappointments.