Operating a youth soccer club in the USA comes with all the complexities of running a business, including legal matters.
In soccer, I'm increasingly refereeing with lines from diverse sports on the field as turf fields are often used for football and lacrosse. And these lines can be a help to the ref.
One of the toughest decisions in youth sports is determining when a player who has suffered an injury is ready to return to action.
The world's largest annual gathering of soccer coaches and administrators takes place Jan. 9-13 in Chicago.