• Domestic trophies no longer enough for Europe's top coaches
    It's arguably justified for a major European club to demand so much from its head coach, not least because of the fantastical salaries they now make.
  • Lorne Donaldson on how the ECNL vs. Development Academy turf war has created a 'toxic environment'
    Lorne Donaldson is the Executive Director of Coaching of Real Colorado, one of the few clubs that compete both in the girls ECNL and the girls DA.
  • Fans embrace teams at many levels, as demonstrated by a Dublin derby
    Like Irish soccer itself, Dalymount Park is so close to the heart of the action and yet so distant.
  • Bruce McGuire on the joy of soccer, the rise of American fandom, and Minnesota 'permanence'
    Bruce McGuire has a background in the game that is both unique and reflective of the rise of American soccer fandom.
  • Keith Tabatznik on youth national team scouting, ODP, and pay-to-play
    The director of soccer of McLean Youth Soccer also serves as a U.S. Soccer boys talent ID scout and coaching license instructor.
  • Tom Byer: On coaching licenses vs. culture, and prepping kids for organized soccer
    Anson Dorrance has said that Japan's rise as a world power in women's soccer can be attributed a lot to New Yorker Tom Byer
  • U.S. Soccer names U-17 boys assistant coaches and 'per diem' head coach to take U-15s to Italy
    U.S. Soccer has assigned its Director of Coaching Education and a youth national team program newcomer as U-17 boys national team assistant coaches.
  • The myth of European soccer's supremacy
    European club soccer, it's often reported on both sides of the Atlantic, is vastly superior to and more exciting than Major League Soccer.
  • Neil Warnock's soul and the importance of soccer
    Sport is important. It keeps us fit, it keeps us connected, it gets us out of the house. It can also keep us awake at night.