• If I were the President, Part II
    Part 1 was on youth development. Now, I will talk about what I would do about the professional leagues, coaching and refereeing.
  • Revierderby: German rivals have lots in common, including U.S. teen stars
    In few areas of Europe is soccer interest as concentrated as it is in Germany's Ruhr Valley.
  • World Cup Countdown: When getting a team to the finals isn't enough
    Three coaches who qualified their teams to the 2018 World Cup finals won't be around for the finals in Russia.
  • If I were the president of U.S. Soccer ...
    Christian Pulisic nailed it when he said the path to winning a World Cup starts with developing the talent that we already have.
  • Africa five: Changing of the guard for the World Cup
    Four of the five African finalists from the 2014 World Cup won't be playing in the 2018 finals.
  • The future of VAR
    When the talk of VAR surfaced out a few years ago, a good majority of the stakeholders of soccer hailed the idea.
  • Jonathan Gonzalez will get last word in USA-Mexico tug-of-war
    The future of the U.S. national team now turns to players who would have been perhaps too young for the 2018 World Cup.