• Battle for holiday soccer viewers intensifies
    Boxing Day is one of soccer's greatest traditions with fans packing stadiums across England on Dec. 26.
  • Wanted for Christmas: A competive race in La Liga or EPL or Bundesliga or Ligue 1
    The league races in England, France, Germany and Spain, four of Europe's big five leagues, are for all intents and purposes over.
  • 'Elegant' Pulisic makes the best of Dortmund's coaching change
    You can bet that Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund bosses are very happy with the 19-year-old American as the Bundesliga enters its winter break.
  • Battle of Stamford Bridge, a case study of how soccer would not want or expect a game to be officiated
    Recently, refereed Mark Clattenburg stated that he allowed Tottenham to self-destruct against Chelsea in a key EPL game in 2016.
  • Meet Christian Pulisic's new coach: Peter Stoeger, who's coming off a historically bad run
    Christian Pulisic, at age 19, is already playing under his third coach at Borussia Dortmund since making his Bundesliga debut in January 2016.
  • Mexico's World Cup draw? Well, it's 'complicado'
    El Tri earned a "second seed" so it should be favored to advance to the round of 16. After that?
  • 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.
  • Tough times for Bobby Wood: Perhaps he needs to rest
    When Hamburg raised Bobby Wood's salary to more than $3 million, it expected his goals to prevent another relegation battle.
  • Celebrations for Girona's win over Real Madrid across Catalonia, but no cava in the locker room
    Amid heightened Spanish-Catalan political tensions, tiny Girona pulled one of the biggest upsets in the recent history of La Liga.
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