• Again and again, soccer lets bigotry off the hook
    One major frustration for referees is not just that we have to put up with disrespect from players, coaches and spectators. It's also that when we write up disciplinary reports, that's often the end of the matter.
  • NWSL forward Imani Dorsey on the Black Women's Player Collective's quest and the women who inspired her
    Sky Blue FC star Imani Dorsey, an executive board of the BWPC, played youth soccer in Maryland and college ball at Duke.
  • Police join the coaching crew for Arizona youth
    For several years, the Arizona Soccer Association has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of the Valley to offer soccer clinics for underserved youngsters.
  • 'I'm With the Cosmos: The Story of Steve Hunt': English winger reflects on his days with Pele and Co.
    Arriving at age 20, he was among the young players to counter the notion that the NASL was a place where diminishing stars of the 1970s came for cash and high times
  • Lesle Gallimore on the Girls Academy's creation, its first season, and plans for the future
    Lesle Gallimore is the commissioner of the Girls Academy, which launched in the wake of the U.S. Soccer ending its Development Academy's a year ago.
  • Improvised scheduling creates unique season amid the pandemic for New England high school
    Assured that the school was doing all it could to minimize spread of COVID, Coach Owen Finberg contacted club teams.
  • Dave Sarachan rapidly prepares Puerto Rico for World Cup qualifying
    The latest chapter in Dave Sarachan's wide-ranging coaching career launched last weekend when he began a 12-day training camp to prepare Puerto Rico for its first game of 2022 World Cup qualifying.
  • European fans demanding a stop to Champions League greed
    Once more the richest clubs have been pressing Europe's soccer governing body UEFA for the next reform of its Champions League (UCL). The threat always hanging over these negotiations?
  • Michael 'Mac' McBride on the eye-opening attractions of junior colleges
    Michael "Mac" McBride coaches the women's and men's teams at Texas' Blinn College, where he also teaches kinesiology.
  • A young American in Malta: Alessandro Milesi honed his skills in Peru, the USA and Italy
    Alessandro Milesi, who played preteen youth soccer in Florida and DA ball at Minnesota's Shattuck-St. Mary's, starts for Maltese club Sliema Wanderers.
  • IFAB wastes another year on handball and offside
    Ever since the introduction of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), there have been two major areas of heated discussion, controversy and upset in soccer -- handball and offside.
  • UConn alum Bryheem Hancock on facing Ronaldinho at U-17 World Cup, taking UT-Rio Grande Valley's helm and learning life lessons from his mom
    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is one of only four Division I men's soccer programs in the youth soccer hotbed state.
  • President Cindy Parlow Cone's challenge: steer USSF's factions toward trust
    Agenda item No. 1 for Cindy Parlow Cone in the last year of her U.S. Soccer presidential term: Build trust.
  • Sebastian Saucedo on playing for UNAM Pumas, his rise with Real Salt Lake, and aiming for the Olympics
    Utah product Sebastian Saucedo, now with Mexico's UNAM Pumas, aims to help the USA qualify for the Olympics in Japan.
  • What soccer can do to pressure Qatar ahead of the World Cup
    It is suspected that many of the otherwise healthy young men died as a consequence of working long hours in extreme heat.