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Providing the Right Environments with Presidio Soccer League and SDDA | Presidio Soccer League, San Diego Developmental Academy, SDDA, Rene Miramontes, Bob Turner, Carlsbad United F.C., Steve Cowell, Coronado Youth Soccer League, CYSL, Nado Select, Manny Neves
Providing the Right Environments with Presidio Soccer League and SDDA

Youth Soccer News: Presidio Soccer League and the San Diego Developmental Academy are providing San Diego area youth soccer players of all levels with the right environment to develop their potential.

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Coaches of Youth Teams: Be Prepared for Integrating Novice Players | Sam Snow, Youth Soccer Coach, Coaching Ideas, Coaching advice, recreational youth soccer coaching tips, rec soccer,
Coaches of Youth Teams: Be Prepared for Integrating Novice Players

Soccer Advice: Great coaches can do great things with players of all experience levels. Sam Snow, US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Education offers valuable advice and ideas on integrating all youth players successfully.

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Xolos Wins San Diego Surf Cup | Xoloitzcuintles, Club Tijuana, San Diego Surf Cup, Houston Express of Houston, Abraham Negrete, Jorge Topete, Arturo Martinez, Coach Idelfonso "Pichus" Mendoza, Marco Marroquin, Daniel Gonzalez, Brandon Monteon,
Xolos Wins San Diego Surf Cup

Youth Soccer News: Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente - known as the Xolos to fans around the country - continues with its success with its youth teams at an international level. The Xoloitzcuintles U-15 and U-16 teams won the San Diego soccerloco Surf Cup tournament final of their respective group, Monday July 28. Both teams beat their opponents 3-1 to claim the organization's first championships in the international tournament.

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AFC Cleveland Takes Conference Lead | National Premier Soccer League, NPSL, AFC Cleveland, Lansing United, Michigan Stars, Aaron McGlaughlin
AFC Cleveland Takes Conference Lead

Soccer News: AFC Cleveland took the lead in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) Great Lakes East Conference after a four-point road trip.

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USYF Futsal Festival - National Futsal I.D. Event | USYF Futsal Festival, National Futsal I.D. Event, Keith Tozer, Sean Bowers, 619 Futsal,
USYF Futsal Festival - National Futsal I.D. Event

Futsal News: USYF Futsal Festival - National Futsal I.D. Event

The top youth futsal players in America come together for the US Youth Futsal Festival. The nation's five Regional teams are competing in a four-day event that included training, games and the selection of US Youth Futsal National Teams.
The festival is led by US Youth Futsal Technical Director Keith Tozer with the help of the regional directors and US Youth Futsal coaching staff.

 

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Castrol Index Special Feature - Rating the Players | Castrol MLS Index, Landon Donovan, Matt Besler, Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe, LA Galaxy, Sporting Kansas City, Toronto FC
Castrol Index Special Feature - Rating the Players

How does the Castrol MLS Index determine the ranking of each player in the league? A SoccerNation News exclusive feature is following four key players throughout the season: Landon Donovan, Michael Bradley, Matt Besler and Jermain Defoe.

This week Donovan played the full 90 minutes in his team’s loss against Columbus Crew. He dropped two places to #19 of the overall rankings.

Although he didn’t manage to help his team get something out of this week’s match, the LA Galaxy forward was quite active. He didn’t have any on target shots, but he got some credit for two blocked shot attempts from around the penalty spot.

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Soccer World: The Shootout is a Necessary Evil | Shootout, Randy Vogt, North American Soccer League, Yugoslav Cup, Kicks from the mark, Penalty kicks
Soccer World: The Shootout is a Necessary Evil

Soccer World: The shootout might be a very imperfect way to end a tie but the tie-breaking alternatives for games that need a winner that day are not any better.

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Keith Hacket on the Influence of Television on Soccer | Ask the Ref, Legendary Referee in England, Keith Hackett, Ask the Ref, influence of television
Keith Hacket on the Influence of Television on Soccer

Ask the Ref Series: Legendary Referee in England Keith Hackett on the influence that television has had on the game of soccer.

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The Athlete’s Kitchen - Nutrition Advice For ADHD Soccer Players | Nutrition Tips for Soccer Players, Nancy Clark, Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Human Kinetics, Soccer Nutrition, Preparing for a Soccer Game, carbohydrates, carbs, Nutrition Tips for youth Soccer players, healthy food tips for traveling athletes, ADHD Diet,
The Athlete’s Kitchen - Nutrition Advice For ADHD Soccer Players

The Athlete's Kitchen on ADHD: Soccer players with ADHD often take appetite-killing meds that easily disrupt normal fueling cycles and contribute to fluctuations in energy. Soccer players need steady energy to be able to concentrate and perform at their best. Hence, Soccer players with ADHD need to vigilantly monitor their bodies for early signs of hunger, including feeling fatigued or moody. 

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San Diego Surf Cup 2014 Recap & Champions | San Diego Surf Cup, Mike Connerley, soccerloco Surf Cup,
San Diego Surf Cup 2014 Recap & Champions

The soccerloco San Diego Surf Cup presented by Nike is a nationally recognized premier tournament, rated among the top two in the United States. Known as the "Best of the Best", this soccer event is one of the most competitive and only elite teams are accepted. 

Over 150 Olympians and 123 World Cup athletes have competed in Surf Cup's tournaments over the years and it is definitely a proving ground for soccer success. Alex Morgan, Clint Dempsey, Rachel Buehler, Carlos Bocanegra, Hope Solo and Landon Donovan all played in Surf Cup. 

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Soccer Lovers' Best Ever Soccer Book Guide: Pele - Why Soccer Matters | Soccer Lovers Guide, Book Review, Pele,
Soccer Lovers' Best Ever Soccer Book Guide: Pele - Why Soccer Matters

SoccerNationNews Soccer Lovers' Best Ever Soccer Book Guide reviews Pele: Why Soccer Matters.

"It’s ok, dad,” I told him. “One day, I promise, I’ll win the World Cup for you.” Not all sons are able to keep their promises to their dads, but Pele - the world's most famous footballer from Brazil - won three FIFA World Cups. Considered the world player of the century, Pele has won the Ballon D'Or, been called by TIME Magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century and is listed in the Guinness World Records for most career goals scored in football.

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Cal Poly Coaches Join Madrid Premier Soccer as DOCs | Madrid Premier Soccer Club, MPSC, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Mustangs, Paul Holocher, Luis Trejo
Cal Poly Coaches Join Madrid Premier Soccer as DOCs

Youth Soccer News: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo men's soccer head coach Paul Holoher and goalkeeper coach Luis Trejo have joined Madrid Premier Soccer Club as Directors of Coaching and Player Development.

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Cal South Scores Big At US Youth Soccer National Championships  | Cal South, Surf Academy, Beach FC, DMCV Sharks Elite, Pateadores, United FC Gold, Santa Barbara FC White, Mackenna Carmichael, Amber McCorkle, Logan Wells, Imani McDonald, Christpher DePetro, Abu Danladi, Geoffrey Acheampong, Juan Sebastian Olivares, Angel De Leon, Edgar Mejia Nunez, Julianne M. De Armas, Gianna Montini, Jessica Johnson, Maxine Nagramada, Rocio Rodriguez.
Cal South Scores Big At US Youth Soccer National Championships

Four girls teams and two boys teams from Cal South won the US Youth Soccer national championship in Maryland at the end of July. With a strong focus on player development in Southern California's youth soccer clubs, Cal South teams won an amazing 43% of all the US Youth Soccer championships.

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Boston Breakers Finish Season Strong With Win Against The Dash | NWSL, Boston Breakers, Houston Dash, Heather O'Reilly, Erin McLeod, Kealia Ohai, Alyssa Naeher, Kristie Mewis, Meghan Klingenberg, Courtney Jones, Kaylynn Kyle, Tiffany McCarty, Katie Schoepfer, Bianca D'Agostino,
Boston Breakers Finish Season Strong With Win Against The Dash

Soccer News: The Boston Breakers played their final game of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) 2014 season against the Houston Dash at Harvard Stadium in front of 3,006 fans resulting in a 1-0 shut out by the Breakers.

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LA Galaxy II Sign Bailey and Bli | LA Galaxy II, Kainoa Bailey, Jason Bli, Eder Arreola, Curt Onalfo,
LA Galaxy II Sign Bailey and Bli
NWSL Play Off Picture Set | NWSL Play off picture, Women's Soccer news,
NWSL Play Off Picture Set
Club Tijuana v Real Salt Lake | Edgar Villegas, Club Tijuana Xoloitzcuintles de Caliente, Club Tijuana, Xoloitzcuintles, Real Salt Lake, Luis Gil, Lalo Fernandez, Gibran Lajud, Cesar Farias,  Elio Castro, Alejandro Molina, Henry Martin, Paul Arriola, Alejandro Guido, Alfredo Moreno, Oliver Ortiz, John Requejo, Javier Salas,
Club Tijuana v Real Salt Lake
NPSL Golden Glove Award | NPSL, Chattanooga FC, Gregory Hartley, NPSL Golden Glove,
NPSL Golden Glove Award
NASL Player Of The Week News | NASL, Player of the Week, Daniel Mendes, NASL Player Of The Week
Minnesota United,
NASL Player Of The Week News
Super Y League Finals Update | Super Y League, Ironbound SC, Annandale United Majestics FC, Grand Rapids Crew Juniors,
Super Y League Finals Update
Ellis' USA Women Soccer Roster  | U.S. Women's National Team, Jill Ellis, Morgan Brian, Ashlyn Harris, Meghan Klingenberg, Crystal Dunn, Allie Long, Heather O'Reilly, Briana Scurry,
Ellis' USA Women Soccer Roster
NYCFC Signs Andrew Jacobson | New York City FC, MLS, Andrew Jacobson, Jason Kreis, Bob Bradley,
NYCFC Signs Andrew Jacobson
NYCFC's Frank Lampard | New York City FC, Frank Lampard, MLS, EPL, Jason Kreis, Claudio Reyna,
NYCFC's Frank Lampard
Washington Youth Soccer EPD | Washington Youth Soccer Elite Player Development, EPD, Hope Solo, Michelle French, DeAndre Yedlin, Sean Okoli, Aaron Kovar,
Washington Youth Soccer EPD
NWSL Announces Semi Final Dates | NWSL, Lauren Holiday, FC Kansas City, Kim Little, Seattle Reign FC, Washington Spirit, Portland Thorns FC,
NWSL Announces Semi Final Dates
Wilmington Hammerheads FC | Ross Tomaselli, USL, Wilmington Hammerheads FC, Carson Porter,
Wilmington Hammerheads FC
Minnesota United FC vs New York Cosmos In NASL's Match Of The Wee

Soccer News: Week 7 NASL Fall Season Action Soccer News League Leader Minnesota United FC Looks To Extend Unbeaten Streak Against New York Cosmos In NASL's Match Of The Week This Saturday On ESPN3 Fall Week 7 Action Will Also Feature The San Antonio Scorpions Aiming To Remain Perfect At Home Against The Atlanta Silverbacks

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National Guard Helps Soccer Players Reach Goals

Great Time Had By All as National Guard Holds Juggling and Fitness Contests

Eastern New York consists of New York City and its surrounding areas all the way to the Canadian border. The National Guard wowed tournament players at Stony Brook University during the Long Island Soccer Shoot-Out.

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Less Hassle For Youth Soccer Team Travel

Soccer News: Competitive soccer is an exciting world filled with tournaments and competitions all across the country and while youth soccer players love playing the game, parents often are overwhelmed by the travel. TeamRunner is a new solution that scores high marks and promising to make booking youth soccer travel easier and much faster.

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EPL's Dan Abrahams on Learning From England’s Failures |  Soccer News, Youth Soccer Tips, Sports Psychology, Dan Abrahams, Soccer Brain, Soccer Tough, Dan Abrahams Soccer Books, Sir Dave, playing through mistakes, England at World Cup,
EPL's Dan Abrahams on Learning From England’s Failures

The 2104 World Cup brought disappointment to many soccer fans as countries fell against stronger foes. Here is Dan Abrahams on why he feels gutted about England's plight in this year's World Cup.

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Youth Soccer Comparison: USA. v. Germany | Youth Soccer, Germany vs USA, USA vs Germany Youth Soccer, John Napier
Youth Soccer Comparison: USA. v. Germany

Recently, I had the tremendous pleasure of having a young German soccer player train twice with my SDSC BU10 team and also attend one of our skills clinics. The young player, Dan, was very talented and fitted right in with my "new" SDSC team.

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CalSouth CEO John Weinerth's Resigns | Cal South, CalSouth CEO John Weinerth's Resigns, presidents of Cal South, John Weinerth, Derek Barraza
CalSouth CEO John Weinerth's Resigns

Cal South is one the most influential and important state soccer associations in America. As the state association for soccer in the southern half of California, Cal South holds the record for developing elite players and championship teams. After eleven years of unprecedented growth, John Weinerth resigns as CEO of Cal South.

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Christian Lavers on Watching and Identifying A Developmental Saboteur in Youth Soccer | Youth Soccer News, Player Development, Christian Lavers, Youth Soccer Player Development, ECNL, Elite soccer player news, youth soccer player news, youth soccer club environment, ECNL Lavers, Mental Toughness in Athletes, Soccer Coaches, Soccer Training,
Christian Lavers on Watching and Identifying A Developmental Saboteur in Youth Soccer

Speaking truth can be difficult, especially when doing so challenges long-held opinions, or forces re-examination of fundamental beliefs. Seeking, finding and embracing truth, however, is the only path to improvement. Youth soccer is filled with truths about player development....

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Wayne Harrison on Soccer Awareness Elite Academy | Wayne Harrison, Soccer Awareness Elite Academy, Soccer training in San Diego, Elite player development, Personal soccer training, extra soccer training, European style soccer training, Dr. Shervin Erfani
Wayne Harrison on Soccer Awareness Elite Academy

Youth Soccer News: Soccer Awareness Elite Academy - The Game Changer. Harrison launches his own San Diego based training program for elite boys with a soccer camp in August.

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The Benefits of "Winning Ugly" in Youth Soccer

What does it take to develop great soccer players? When should coaches switch from playing beautiful soccer to winning ugly?

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Alleycats Lynx's Laren Kogelmann Receives Eastern New York's Jack Bauman Scholarship

The Slingerlands resident will be playing for William Smith College this fall.

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Gossip on Soccer Star Ronaldo - Who Does CR7 Belong To?

Soccer News: Pin Up Ronaldo Sells Soccer Gossip Central

Cristiano Ronaldo is back in the headlines again and not only for his performance on the field. This soccer star has tongues wagging about his sexy underwear's "CR7" trademark legal battle with Christopher Renzi, if he might play for Manchester United again and about his new hair care commercial.

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Carlsbad United FC Gives Back to Fire Victims | Carlsbad United FC, Play It Forward, Carlsbad Fire Department, Ryan Gold, Carlsbad Fires,
Carlsbad United FC Gives Back to Fire Victims

Soccer News: Always community minded, Carlsbad United F.C. held a series of in-house scrimmages as part of the clubs ‘Play it Forward’ fundraiser, an event with the purpose of raising money for those within the Carlsbad community who lost their homes during the wildfires.

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National Champions - Surf GU13 | Mackenna Carmichael, Golden Glove Winner, US Youth Soccer Golden Glove Winner, 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, US Youth Soccer Region IV, Far West Regionals, Jade Babcock-Chi, Sofia Beyer, Mackenna Carmichael, Cruz Claiborne, Mia Fishel, Sheila Kaiser, Monique Landrum, Amber McCorkle, Leyla Mcfarland, Madison Mercado, Victoria Nielsen, Emma Reeves, Sawyer Simo, Mackenzie Simpson, Elyse Waterhouse, Logan Wells, Brooke Wilson, Colin Chesters, San Diego Surf Soccer Club, SD Surf, Surf SC, Seth Trembly, National Champions, ECNL, Surf Cup, Youth Soccer, Youth Soccer Tournaments, Soccer Tournament News,
National Champions - Surf GU13

Seth Trembly's Surf SC's GU13s win US Youth Soccer National Championship

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Albion Cup National Showcase Champions | Albion SC, Noah Gins, Albion Cup, Albion National Showcase, US Youth Soccer National League, Italian National Team,
Albion Cup National Showcase Champions

Albion Soccer Club holds one of the most prestigious showcases in the country. Coming from all over Southern and Northern California, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Las Vegas, Arizona, and Utah, More than 640 team competed in this year’s Albion Cup National Showcase.

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SD Sockers Earn Beach Soccer Championship | Beach Soccer Jam, San Diego Sockers, Chris Toth, Nick Perera
SD Sockers Earn Beach Soccer Championship

Soccer News: The San Diego Sockers earned their fifth straight Beach Soccer Jam title with a 4-3 sudden death victory over NorCal.

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SoccerNation News Soccer Locker Review: PUMA evoPOWER Boot | Hot New Soccer Locker Review, Soccer cleats, PUMA, Mario Balotelli, Cesc Fàbregas, Olivier Giroud, Nemanja Matic, evoPOWER,
SoccerNation News Soccer Locker Review: PUMA evoPOWER Boot

Hot New Soccer Locker Review: PUMA evoPOWER Boot launched in yellow and purple colourway. Look at what Mario Balotelli, Cesc Fàbregas, Olivier Giroud, Nemanja Matic, and many others are wearing. And check out the cool video that shows off the boot's power.

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Columbus Crew Signs U.S. Youth International Midfielder Romain Gall | Columbus Crew, Romain Gall, MLS, Gregg Berhalter,
Columbus Crew Signs U.S. Youth International Midfielder Romain Gall

Soccer News: The Columbus Crew announced that via Major League Soccer’s weighted lottery, the club has signed dual-national midfielder Romain Gall. Per club and MLS policy, additional details of the deal were not disclosed. Gall, a citizen of both the United States and France, has agreed to terms with the Crew and will be added to the club’s roster immediately pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC).

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Proposing a Different World Cup | Shootout, Randy Vogt, 2014 World Cup, Andres Iniesta, Mario Gotze
Proposing a Different World Cup

Soccer View: Randy Vogt proposes a different World Cup format with no Round of 16 games and hopefully no shootouts to break ties. What would happen if FIFA changed the World Cup?

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2014 Red Bull Fiesta de Futbol | Red Bull Fiesta de Futbol, street soccer, America on Main, El Cajon, San Diego SeaLions, San Diego Fusion FC, Alex Monnar
2014 Red Bull Fiesta de Futbol

Soccer News: The fourth annual Red Bull Fiesta de Futbol Street Soccer Invitational Tournament will take place as part of the El Cajon "American on Main" Festival on Saturday, June 14.

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SDFA Youth Soccer Tryouts | San Diego Football Academy, SDFA, Ze Roberto, San Diego Sockers, Johnson Asiedu, Coaching Youth Soccer, Bo Nielson, Youth Socer News, Youth soccer Club Tryouts, Jen Lalor-Nielsen,
SDFA Youth Soccer Tryouts

San Diego Football Academy Youth Soccer Tryouts are coming up! What you need to know about the club and valuable advice for success at tryouts.

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USA Women's Soccer Rocks - U.S. WNT to Face Switzerland | Hope Solo, Sydney Leroux, Briana Scurry, Christen Press, Carli Lloyd, Jessica Houara, Laura Georges, US WNT, U.S. WNT to Face Switzerland,
USA Women's Soccer Rocks - U.S. WNT to Face Switzerland

Women's Soccer News: U.S. WNT to Face Switzerland in Cary, North Carolina, on Aug. 20. Ticket go on sale next week. 

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