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The American Soccer Culture Problem (3Four3)

Some of you might be familiar with the Kleiban brothers already. Brian is a coach at LA Galaxy’s youth academy and Gary writes about soccer in our country through… 1,258 more words

Youth Soccer

Unprecedented probably in any sport: *opponents* celebrate retiring futsal legend Falcao after defeating his Brazilian team in the Quarterfinals of the Futsal World Cup

Have you ever seen a professional sports team celebrate an opponent during a major competition? This speaks volumes about Falcao’s status in the world of soccer, and futsal in particular. 85 more words

Player Development

German Goalkeeper Arrested |For Conceding 43 Goals In A Match


It was obviously a day to forget for SV Vonderort goalkeeper Kwiotek when he conceded 35 first half goals and 43 after full time.

His week did not improve when five days later, at a training session, the 25-year-old keeper was led away by armed police officers and taken to the local station for questioning. 171 more words

News

Italian youth soccer "calcio" culture

SoccerAmerica published a great article on one Bay Area family’s experiences in the Italian youth soccer scene. It’s written by Chris Pepe who’s son plays on the U12 Juventus DA team here in the Bay Area. 1,219 more words

Youth Soccer

The Legacy of Heather O'Reilly

Tonight soccer fans will says goodbye to a legend. Her name is Heather O’Reilly, commonly known around the international soccer community by her initials HAO. Before everyone overreacts to the fact that I called her a legend, it wasn’t me, it was the greatest female soccer player ever, Mia Hamm, who uttered the high praise. 474 more words

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