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On Thursday Germany and Mexico meet in the Confederations Cup semifinals and Minnesota United plays at New York City FC.
Open Cup: 'Mitch Says No!' for FC Cincinnati 
For the second game in a row, FC Cincinnati set a U.S. Open Cup attendance crowd and sent the crowd ...
Scoreboard: Open Cup round-of-16 results 
Defending champion FC Dallas is among six MLS teams still alive in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The quarterfinals ...
What They're Saying: Paolo Maldini 
"It was like writing a poem after studying years of math." -- Former Italian star (and Miami FC co-owner) Paolo ...
Development Academy: Only FC Dallas has a chance to return to final four 
Only one team that reached the semifinals of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy national championship in 2016 has a chance ...
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Open Cup: 'Mitch Says No!' for FC Cincinnati
by Paul Kennedy on Thursday, Jun 29, 2017 2:18 AM EDT
Photo For the second game in a row, FC Cincinnati set a U.S. Open Cup attendance crowd and sent the crowd home happy with a win over an MLS club. Goalkeeper Mitch Hildebrandt was the hero, making three saves in the shootout for a 3-1 win over the Chicago Fire after their game finished 0-0.  
Open Cup: Miami FC's Kwadwo Poku adds to his legend 
Two weeks after Miami FC beat Orlando City, 3-1, the NASL leader put three goals past Atlanta United to defeat ...
Crowd Count: FC Cincinnati's top 10 list 
FC Cincinnati's crowd of 32,287 for its shootout win over the Chicago Fire broke its own record for the largest ...
Video Pick (TBT): When Schweini starred against Mexico  
Thursday's Germany-Mexico Confederations Cup semifinal marks the first meeting between the nations since Germany beat Mexico, 4-3, in the third-place ...
Open Cup: Quakes end drought in Leitch's debut 
The San Jose Earthquakes moved into the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup with a 2-1 win over the Seattle ...
What They're Saying: Ricardo Teixeira 
"I didn't read it. I am not going to read a report that isn't conclusive. Does it say that I ...
Justice served 28 years after Hillsborough 
Justice is often slow, and for the families of 96 Liverpool fans who died as a result of the Hillsborough ...
MLS Expansion: FC Cincinnati breaks new ground 
FC Cincinnati, which hosts the Chicago Fire Wednesday in a round-of-16 of the U.S. Open Cup televised on ESPN and ...
Confederations Cup: Chile earns 'deserved' place in final thanks to shootout win 
Chile, which won the 2015 Copa America and 2016 Copa Centenario both times on penalty kicks in the final against ...
Clubs ready to pounce if PSG's Aurier gets his wish 
Controversial Ivorian Serge Aurier will generate lots of interest from Europe's biggest clubs if he decides to leave Paris St. ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla


Southern Californian Kennedy Wesley is national girls player of the year
Kennedy Wesley, who played for the USA at the 2016 U-17 World Cup and is eligible for the 2018 U-17 ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Quakes' Kinnear swept out by new wave as much as poor results
In explaining his decision to fire Dominic Kinnear, Quakes general manager Jesse Fioranelli said, "I think that we can achieve ...
College Soccer Reporter

NSCAA All-Americans: Junior College Division III
Richland sophomore Mikkel Rohde and Diablo Valley sophomore Katie McLaughlin were named the 2016 NSCAA Junior College Division III Men's ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Mike Woitalla


Development Academy: Only FC Dallas has a chance to return to final four
Only one team that reached the semifinals of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy national championship in 2016 has a chance ...
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The Gnat's Eyebrow and other VAR stupidities
The trial of video-assistance for referees currently under way at the Confederations Cup in Russia cannot be said to have cleared anything up. There remains a good deal of confusion.

"I didn't read it. I am not going to read a report that isn't conclusive. Does it say that I took money here or there? It's only 'could have.' Let me tell you something so you can understand: I didn't receive gifts. I didn't receive gifts. I didn't receive gifts."

-- Brazilian Ricardo Teixeira, one of three Brazilian soccer federation presidents indicted in the United States in the FIFA corruption scandal, dismissing the Garcia Report into the possible ethics violations during the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid campaigns. The report detailed a wire transfer of 2 million pounds (about $2.6 million) into the account of the 10-year-old daughter of a FIFA executive, believed by some to be Teixeira. (Folha de Sao Paulo via Reuters)