• No goals, no skill -- it must have been awful, right?
    I dread coming home after watching a 0-0 tie. I know the first reaction from my family will be pity.
  • 'Good job!' The universal message of soccer's social media
    Professional sports teams are obliged to see failure as unacceptable. This was easier in the pre-digital age
  • American soccer's 'architect' Sunil Gulati started in the grassroots
    Sunil Gulati was also a youth coach, referee, college player, state ODP administrator and college assistant coach.
  • Teenager Cole Bassett aims high after stellar start to MLS career with Colorado Rapids
    Cole Bassett has played more MLS minutes than any of the 2001-born and younger age groups.
  • Abby Wambach, a career in 11 acts
    The highest national team scorer in the history will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame on Saturday.
  • Can U.S. Soccer find a path to equal pay from other nations and different sports?
    In 2018, French star Kylian Mbappe announced that he would give his pay for winning the World Cup -- roughly $500,000 -- to charity.
  • U.S. Youth Soccer's Pete Zopfi on adding Latinos to Youth Task Force and the federation's 'growing pains'
    U.S. Youth Chair Pete Zopfi is on U.S. Soccer's Board of Directors and a member of U.S. Soccer's Youth Task Force.
  • Soccer must show zero tolerance for intolerance
    Racism and bigotry in soccer probably never went away. They've just been hiding under a slime-plated stone, waiting for the right political climate to crawl out.
  • U.S. youth clubs left in dark about FIFA's Women's World Cup benefits program
    FIFA is dividing $8.48 million among clubs where players were developed and currently play. U.S. youth clubs didn't receive the application form.
  • Landon Donovan addresses Latino exclusion from U.S. Soccer Youth Task Force
    Landon Donovan is among the Athlete Council members who serve on a Youth Task Force Working Group
  • Coaching young players to respect the ref
    On Saturday I refereed a boys' U-19 league game. As usual, I researched the disciplinary record of the teams beforehand.
  • Latinos shunned by U.S. Soccer Youth Task Force
    In October 2018, U.S. Soccer launched a nine-member Youth Soccer Task Force whose only Latino member was the U.S. Soccer President, Carlos Cordeiro
  • Weston McKennie: Already an experienced, core player for the USA at age 21
    Weston McKennie, who turned 21 on Aug. 28, made his 50th Bundesliga appearance.
  • ECNL president Christian Lavers: 'Games between DA and ECNL clubs would be fantastic'
    The Girls Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), founded in 2009, kicked off its 11th season with 96 clubs.
  • A pay raise for the U.S. men?
    Amid the talk of "equal pay" for the women's national team is an inconvenient truth ...
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