• How to remove the burden from the referees -- three suggestions to Laws of the Game
    There should be two sets of the Laws of the Game: one for the professional game and one for the rest.
  • German fans say Nein Danke to Monday Night Soccer -- but TV is king
    Nearly a half a century after the NFL launched Monday Night Football, the Bundesliga has started Monday Night Fussball.
  • Borussia Dortmund can finally afford to give Christian Pulisic a (deserved) break
    BVB advanced in the Europa League on Thursday thanks to a late goal at Atalanta, but Pulisic struggled to made an impact.
  • VAR, a squiggly line and the search for the impossible
    The video assistant referee system has hit England, and controversy has followed.
  • Soccer's numbers game -- big registration numbers don't always yield great national teams
    The opposite is also true. Japan (women) and Iceland (men) have had success despite drawing from small player pools.
  • Player strike sheds light on reality of French women's pro soccer
    On the surface, France seems like a bastion of women's soccer. But it's often a struggle for players like those at Guingamp.
  • Carlos Cordeiro inherits full plate as new U.S. Soccer president
    The new U.S. Soccer president gets right down to work this week with a meeting of the 2026 World Cup bid committee on Tuesday in New York.
  • Pro/Rel may be eliminated in Mexico
    The Mexican league is proposing to eliminate promotion-relegation for a four-year period
  • The first 100 days: Advice to the next U.S Soccer president
    What the winner of the election should expect and some of the problems he or she must overcome in the first 100 days.
  • Premier League clubs shatter record for January transfers
    In the Premier League a furious whirl of last-minute deals on Deadline Day ended the most expensive winter window in league history.
  • The legacy of the Boston Breakers
    The news that the Breakers were folding came a week after reporters were told it was "business as usual," but it was no surprise.
  • Italian soccer crisis deepens -- no federation president elected
    If you think American soccer has got problems, take a look at Italian soccer, which was placed in a state of emergency on Monday.
  • MLS 3.0 and the new Paraguayan connection
    Orlando City's signing of Josue Colman follows the move of fellow Paraguayans Miguel Almiron, Cristian Colman and Jesus Medina to MLS.
  • Christian Pulisic and expectations
    On Sunday, Pulisic starts his third Bundesliga campaign when Borussia Dortmund hosts Wolfsburg to open the second half of the season.
  • 'Things' in a suburban garage
    Some advice to parents so that the money they spend on their kids' soccer "adventure" will not end up like "things" in their garage.
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