• RIP Roberto Cabanas, 'an idol wherever he went'
    There's the notion that the old North American Soccer League was an elephant's graveyard. And it was certainly home of many aging greats like Pele, Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff, Gerd Mueller and George Best.
  • Hyndman anxious for a stint with Arena
    As he works hard in training every day to impress his club manager, Emerson Hyndman is also hopeful of catching another coach's eye. Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe is the former, and, of course, the latter is Bruce Arena, named in November as successor to Jurgen Klinsmann, who granted the former U.S. U-20 captain his first senior cap in September 2014 for a post-World Cup friendly against Czech Republic.
  • Warning could mean (Chinese) soccer bubble is about to burst
    Wild spending by Chinese Super League clubs -- including massive deals for Oscar and Carlos Tevez by rival Shanghai clubs -- has to stop. That warning isn't coming from European officials but from the Chinese Sports General Administration accusing these clubs of "burning money." But it also extends to investment in the sport globally.
  • Will new T&T coach even last until Hexagonal resumes?
    Like the USA, Trinidad & Tobago opened the Hexagonal with two losses. And like the USA, T&T fired its coach. But T&T's new coach, Belgian Tom Saintfiet, might not last until the Hexagonal resumes in March. The Soca Warriors lost its Gold Cup qualifier at home to Suriname Wednesday night. And it followed a tumultuous training camp.
  • TV Commentators, Make a New Year's Resolution to Know the Rules
    American soccer fans are fortunate that U.S. television provides access to pretty much every soccer game from around the world and within our shores. But when it comes to the broadcasts, the fans deserve better commentary, which far too often reveals an ignorance of the rules.
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