• Alyse LaHue: Women's pro soccer is ready to ride the wave of a big cultural moment
    Alyse LaHue has overseen Sky Blue FC's successful debut at Red Bull Arena and has endeared herself to fans.
  • Shaun Tsakiris on coaching the USA's top young talent, and the perils of too much structure
    Shaun Tsakiris coached many of the promising young Americans who are now breaking into the pro game.
  • Youth soccer would be better off without the parents
    "Referee! What on earth do you think you're doing!?" A fair enough question, under certain circumstances.
  • Adding up the U.S. women's strongest arguments for an improved contract
    The U.S. women's national team can make a great argument for a better contract.
  • Can you be half a fan?
    One of the strangest experiences I ever had as a soccer spectator was at a World Cup qualifying game at RFK Stadium.
  • Crossfire's Bernie James details his disappointment in how U.S. Soccer runs the Boys DA
    Twelve years ago, the U.S. Soccer Federation dramatically changed its approach to boys youth soccer.
  • For Thailand's California striker Miranda Nild, World Cup was only the beginning
    Among Miranda Nild's favorite childhood memories are annual trips to Thailand, the nation her father left at age 10 for California.
  • Manchester City coach Nick Cushing on women's soccer culture in England and the USA
    Manchester City Women's FC's titles since Nick Cushing became head coach in 2013 include an English Women's Super League crown, two FA Cups and two League Cups.
  • The DA's new tiered format: The stigma of relegation without a clear path for promotion
    Why has the Boys Development Academy's U-18/19 league format sparked so much discontent?
  • How Carli Lloyd, Lindsey Horan, Christen Press and Jill Ellis rate the rise of European women's soccer -- and what it means for the USA
    Those inside the game have been closely watching things evolve in Europe for the past two decades.
  • Carding the coach will be a rule for the greater good
    Coaches don't like the fact that referees can now show them yellow and red cards.
  • Then and now: The MLS Don Garber turned around
    Sunday marked the 20th anniversary of Garber's tenure as commissioner. Here's a look at his challenges then and now.
  • Boys Development Academy shakeup: U.S. Soccer moves 44 clubs into lower division at U-18/19
    U.S. Soccer has split the Boys Development Academy's U18/19 league into two divisions for the 2019-20 season that kicks off on Aug. 31.
  • How Jill Ellis went from grassroots coaching to two-time world champion
    England is known as the birthplace of organized soccer, but Jill Ellis only got the opportunity to play organized soccer because she left England.