• Jim Curtin on his coaching rise from toddlers to pros, what makes Philly special, and Chicago locker room lessons
    Curtin was set for a career in finance until Bob Bradley took him in the third round of the 2001 MLS SuperDraft.
  • The loudmouth moaner -- why does every team have one?
    For a new player, he was awfully quick to start ordering everyone around and telling us what we were doing wrong.
  • Wesleyan's Geoff Wheeler on D-III appeal: A healthy balance for elite players
    Geoff Wheeler coaches the Cardinals, who compete in the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
  • USMNT's October window raises new questions
    The U.S. squad is still exceptionally young and inconsistent. But both the team and players should continue to improve throughout qualifying.
  • Hollywood's Jim Piddock on helping save Crystal Palace, goalkeeping on Broadway, and the charm of Ted Lasso
    One of Hollywood's most prolific creators, the actor/writer/producer grew up in aiming to be a pro soccer player.
  • Washington Huskies thrive under Jamie Clark, a coach inspired by his father's 'amazing impact'
    Ten years ago, after stints at Harvard and Creighton, Jamie Clark settled in the Northwest to take charges of the Huskies.
  • Dan Stratford on emerging from Fulham to find a soccer home in West Virginia
    The once-reluctant WVU student-athlete now fully appreciates the American college sports experience.
  • So much to dislike about soccer: a critic writes
    Ambrose Bierce defined a critic as "a person who boasts himself hard to please because nobody tries to please him."
  • El Trafico draw encapsulates all that's eluded Galaxy during slide
    The 1-1 draw extended LA's winless streak to nine games and narrowed its hold on a playoff spot that once seemed a sure thing.
  • Sian Hudson on finding women's soccer joy in the USA, leading the LSU Tigers, and Becky Burleigh's support
    Sian Hudson has a knack for being in places without much of a female soccer scene. And then helping it blast off.
  • Women's pro soccer needs its Anschutz ranch moment
    Women's pro soccer cansucceed, but it needs the proper backing and funding, to the tune of a lot, lot more than is being offered now.
  • Nico Cantor on proudly following in his father's footsteps, growing up Spanglish, and 'La Seleccion de Todos'
    Nico Cantor is the son of American broadcasting legend Andres Cantor, the Colin Jose Media Award recipient.
  • Glenn Crooks on his broadcasting career, New Jersey soccer culture, the youth landscape, and coaching Carli Lloyd in college
    The host of SiriusXM FC's "The Coaching Academy" and NYCFC radio commentator also coaches youth ball at PDA.
  • FIFA wants your feedback on a biennial World Cup -- let them have it
    A press release from FIFA was headlined "Majority of fans favor more frequent men's FIFA World Cups - global survey."
  • Why USWNT needs to play Paraguay for more reasons than you'd think
    Covid-19 has hindered USWNT scheduling. But some fundamental issues on the women's soccer landscape exacerbate the problem.
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