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    The second tier of the lower Scandinavian leagues is often a dead end for Americans. It wasn't for the former U.S. U-20 defender.
  • Jonathan Bornstein and Sacha Kljestan, rookie stars at Chivas USA in 2006, still have lots to bring to game
    They came into MLS as Chivas USA rookie stars in 2006 -- and have no plans to step away any time soon.
  • Charles Renken savors coaching St. Louis youth as new MLS club prepares to launch
    Born in the outskirts of Lusaka, Zambia, Charles Renken came to Illinois at age 10 and spent his teens in the USYNT program.
  • Henry Brauner on key ingredients to Seattle Sounders' youth success
    The VP of Player Development of the Seattle Sounders Academy says it's crucial that players love the game.
  • Todd Dunivant on his title-winning playing career, the Open Cup allure, and guiding Sac Republic's ambitions
    After a 13-year pro playing career, which included a U.S. Open Cup title, Todd Dunivant moved smoothly into front-office roles.
  • John Dorn: Paving pro pathways and mentoring for diversity in the 'beautiful soccer community' of Illinois
    Dorn is as competitive as any other USL League Two owner. But he didn't care who won the Chicago FC United-Peoria City playoff game.
  • Keri Sarver: Ohio youth club director's multi-tasking stretches to New Zealand
    The International SC director's resume includes national team coaching and sports facility owner.
  • Hermann Trophy winner Dante Polvara's pro career progresses in Scotland
    Last year, Dante Polvara, 21, wrapped up a storied career at Georgetown University that was filled with one accomplishment after another.
  • Amy Griffin on finding 'something cool' at various levels of soccer
    OL Reign Academy director Amy Griffin has won world championships as a player, assistant coach and head coach.
  • (Part 2) Think you know the rules of soccer? Try this quiz.
    Attention fans, coaches, players, parents and TV commentators ... Do you know the rules of soccer? Really?
  • Euro 2022: sport for the benefit of all, not just angry men
    The group of women to our left couldn't stop laughing. It's possible they'd enjoyed a drink or two before the game.
  • Teenage soccer joy shaped Mike Barr's lifelong approach to coaching
    Barr is the latest U.S. Youth Soccer's Tom Fleck Excellence in Youth Coaching Education Award honoree.
  • LAFC doesn't need saviors
    What roles will Gareth Bale and Giorgio Chiellini play on the team to beat in MLS?
  • Tom King: Setting U.S. national team stages for three decades
    U.S. Soccer's longest-serving employee has helped prep games for the USA at home and in 59 countries.
  • Think you know the rules of soccer? Try this quiz. (Part I)
    Why not test yourself with this multiple-choice quiz? Given what we referees hear from the sideline, you'll all pass easily.
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