• U.S. Soccer follows through on Women's World Cup Benefits for American youth clubs
    U.S. Soccer has taken steps to ensure that American youth clubs will receive funds from FIFA's Women's World Cup benefits program.
  • GM Dennis te Kloese on the Galaxy's revival, his Dutch-Mexican influence, and American soccer's progress
    After missing the MLS playoffs the past two years, the LA Galaxy last December turned to Dennis te Kloese.
  • Hugo Perez joins Mexican federation as youth national team scout
    The Mexican federation (FMF) held a boys national team ID camp in California last weekend and has hired Hugo Perez as a USA-based scout.
  • 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
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