• Dispatch from Rennes: VAR's micro-refereeing is ruining France 2019
    A twice-taken penalty thanks to VAR was about the only way a very poor France team was going to score and beat Nigeria.
  • Dispatch from Valenciennes: Dutch fans ramp up the atmosphere
    The Dutch fans are magnificent to hear, just as - on a handful of occasions - their team was magnificent to watch against Cameroon.
  • Dispatch from Le Havre: Breaking down Argentina
    England prevailed, 1-0, to reach the round of 16, but it would have been hard to begrudge the Argentines another clean sheet.
  • Dispatch from Valenciennes: The Spanish tease -- does better version of La Roja await for USA?
    Germany-Spain was effectively to decide whether or not they can avoid an early knockout date with Jill Ellis's reigning world champions.
  • Dispatch from Rennes: Brief beauty edges an ugly, cynical display
    New Germany coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's ideals collided head-on with a Chinese team's borderline brutal tactics.
  • The requirements of modern soccer officiating (1)
    The officiating of Michael Oliver in the Ecuador-Uruguay U-20 game was a masterpiece in top-level soccer officiating.
  • Bruce Arena 'proud' of Revs after turnaround continues with win at Galaxy
    New England suddenly finds itself only two points below the red line after being in the Eastern Conference basement three weeks earlier.
  • The U.S. U-20 World Cup lineup debate: There are no wrong answers
    Interest in the exciting U-20s has grown. The USA-Nigeria game drew more viewers on FS1 than all but one of its 2019 MLS broadcasts.
  • The U.S. U-20 success story: New pathways feed ambitions
    What many of the U-20s have in common is they came up through MLS residential programs, as U.S. Soccer was weaned off Bradenton.
  • Winners and losers of FIFA's decision to punt on expanded 2022 World Cup
    For months, FIFA president Gianni Infantino had been pushing the idea of moving forward plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams.
  • Why U-20 World Cup is must-see for American soccer fans
    Gregg Berhalter captained the USA's 1993 U-20 World Cup team. Tab Ramos starred on the USA's 1983 U-20 World Cup team.
  • The man behind the greatest women's club in the world
    Lyon, not Paris, will host the Women's World Cup final, a reward for what Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has done for women's soccer.
  • Bruce Arena faces his toughest rebuilding job at New England
    Arena was confirmed on Tuesday as the Revs' head coach and sporting director.
  • U.S. Under-20 World Cup Watch: Decision time arrives for Tab Ramos
    On Friday, Ramos will announce the 21 players he will take to his fourth U-20 World Cup. Here's the puzzle he's working with.
  • Finally, Atlanta United won big and looked good doing it
    For the first time this season, the Five Stripes have won back-to-back games, beating up on Sporting KC, 3-0, on Sunday.
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