• Cole Bassett meets the goals he wrote on a piece of paper lying on his bed back home
    The Colorado Rapids youngster came off the bench to score the late winner for the USA in its 1-0 win over Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Jordan Morris is back: Seattle forward aims to prove his worth to USA's World Cup quest in Saturday's friendly
    The 27-year-old forward, who has 10 goals and 8 assists in 39 U.S. appearances, has recovered from a second ACL injury.
  • 'Football, She Wrote': A wonderful collection of women's soccer writing on struggle, progress and hope
    Just as it's heartening to see how far women's soccer has come since the 1970s, it's heart-breaking to think of all the lost decades.
  • Benny Feilhaber on bringing a global playing experience to coaching MLS academy kids
    Now a youth coach with Sporting Kansas City, Benny Feilhaber was a UCLA walk-on who became a 15-year pro and World Cup veteran.
  • Shalrie Joseph on becoming a coach, the Bruce Arena effect, and MLS boosting the youth game
    An MLS star in 2003-2014, Joseph returned to the league in 2020 as an academy coach with the New England Revolution.
  • Jaime Garzon on leading the USA's blind soccer team Paralympics quest
    For all its excitement, blind soccer has flown under Americans' radar. It is more established in other countries around the world.
  • New York City FC, the making of a champion
    With one of the deepest teams in MLS history, NYCFC was never outplayed over the course of the 2021 season, according to its coach.
  • Portland, how 'Soccer City USA' came to be almost overnight
    A lot of cities have laid claim to being the best U.S. soccer city. Only one is known as "Soccer City USA."
  • Weekend Focus: Picking USL pathway proves perfect for 17-year-old Kobi Henry, now in camp with USMNT
    The central defender is on the U.S. roster for its December camp that concludes with a friendly vs. Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Connor Tobin on the USL's historic CBA: Partnering for growth and protecting players
    Last October, about three years after Connor Tobin helped start the quest, the USLPA and USL agreed to a CBA covering 2021-25.
  • Trish Hughes leads college soccer advocacy: 'We'll keep making sure coaches' voices are heard'
    In March, Hughes was named United Soccer Coaches' college programs officer, succeeding Rob Kehoe.
  • Teenager Jack McGlynn on his role in Philly's playoff quest, his move from Queens and the U.S. U-20s' big 2022
    On Sunday, the Philadelphia Union will host NYCFC in the Eastern Conference final, the furthest the club has ever advanced.
  • Ref shortage solutions: Straight red to abusive coaches, swifter response to parents, teach conveying authority
    It's time to be the bad cop. Go straight to dismiss. Do not pass Go and collect $200. Go directly to the parking lot.
  • Fred Lipka on MLS Next: The quest to deliver high-level youth competition with a sense of community
    In April of 2020, MLS stepped into to provide a replacement for U.S. Soccer's DA, adding a far-reaching dimension to the Frenchman's MLS job.
  • What's next for LAFC? John Thorrington defines plans for the post-Bob Bradley era
    The what-ifs connecting Bob Bradley and Toronto FC have been around since his son, Michael, left Europe for Canada nearly six years ago.
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