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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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The Future of American Soccer Is Focused On The US Development Academy | Soccer News, Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard, Jermaine Jones, Jurgen Klinsmann, DeAndre Yedlin, Peter Schropp, Kalenga Selemani, US Development Academy, U.S. Soccer Development Academy
The Future of American Soccer Is Focused On The US Development Academy

Soccer News: So what does the future of American soccer really look like? Challenging question accompanied by complex answers. Columnist Darren Weber on the U.S. Soccer Development Academy's new era of young talent.

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2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls | Youth Soccer News, Todd Hoffard, Riley Tanner, Emily Ashby, Emily Knous, Kaylee Ramirez, Ashlee Workman, Leah Ferlin, Brogan Boudreaux, Madeline Alhamra, Emma Vanderhyden, Riana Metzger, Bayley Feist, Patrice Dipasquale, LaMaya Williams,
2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls

Youth Soccer News: Update on the opening weekend of 2014-15 US Youth Soccer National League Girls play, with matches solidifying team standings until the next meeting in Orlando, FL, Dec. 31 - Jan. 2, alongside the Disney Showcase.

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NPSL Soccer Combine News | Soccer News, NPSL, NPSL Combinem, Joe Barone, Kenny Farrell, Chris Hanlon, PUMA, National Premier Soccer League,
NPSL Soccer Combine News

Soccer News: The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is proud to announce that its inaugural combine will take place on January 9-12, 2015. It will be hosted at Broward Community College in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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New Total Futsal League | Futsal News: New Total Futsal League in the South Bay

The Rebels Soccer Club, new futsal league,  South Bay area Futsal League, Total Futsal, Able Martinez, Spring Valley Gymnasium, Parkway Community Center, Chula Vista youth soccer, Youth Soccer News, Futsal News, Futsal in South Bay, Youth soccer leagues,
New Total Futsal League

Futsal News: The Rebels Soccer Club has launched a new futsal league in the South Bay area called Total Futsal. The league will consist of 8 weekend games and begin its first session on the weekend of November 15/16th and run through February. Games will be held at the Spring Valley Gymnasium and Parkway Community Center in Chula Vista.

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Castrol Index Special Feature - Rating the Players | Castrol MLS Index, Landon Donovan, Matt Besler, Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe, LA Galaxy, Tyler Deric,  Houston Dynamo, Toronto FC, Castrol Index Weekly Top 20, Castrol Index, Clint Dempsey, Bradley Wright-Phillips, Robbie Keane,  Bill Hamid
Castrol Index Special Feature - Rating the Players

A SoccerNation News exclusive: RATING Landon Donovan, Michael Bradley, Matt Besler and Jermain Defoe.

Donovan played in LA Galaxy's loss against the Seattle Sounders and moved up one spot to number 15 of the overall rankings, gaining one place in this final match of the regular season.

With the end of the regular season, the Full Castrol Index, the top five spots are:

  • No. 1 Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls)
  • No. 2 Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders)
  • No. 3 Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy)
  • No. 4 Bill Hamid (D.C. United)
  • No. 5 Fanendo Adi (Portland Timbers)
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Diego Valeri Nominated For Premios Univision Deportes MLS Player of the Year | Soccer News, Diego Valeri, Premios Univision Deportes, MLS Player of the Year, Erick "Cubo" Torres, Marco Pappa, Univision Sports Awards,
Diego Valeri Nominated For Premios Univision Deportes MLS Player of the Year

Soccer News: 
Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri was one of three players nominated for the Premios Univision Deportes MLS Player of the Year, as Univision Deportes unveiled the 25 categories and nominees for the inaugural Premios Univision Deportes - Univision Sports Awards.



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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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Sports Nutrition: What's New In Nutrition? Eat Your Beets! | Nutrition Tips for Soccer Players, Nancy Clark, Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Human Kinetics, Soccer Nutrition, Preparing for a Soccer Game, carbohydrates, eat beets, Nutrition Tips for youth Soccer players, healthy food tips for traveling athletes,
Sports Nutrition: What's New In Nutrition? Eat Your Beets!

Sports Nutrition: Beets, genetics, and weight were just a few of the topics highlighted at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo. Here's an update with some food for thought.

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Wilmington Hammerheads FC Soccer Update | Soccer News, Wilmington Hammerheads FC, Paul Nicholson, Sunny Jane, Carson Porter,
Wilmington Hammerheads FC Soccer Update

Soccer News: Wilmington Hammerheads FC announced the return of midfielder Paul Nicholson and forward Sunny Jane for the 2015 USL PRO regular season. Both return to the Hammerheads to fulfill their second year of their two-year contracts.

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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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Pat Grecco On Playing Club Soccer Is An Investment | Soccer News, Pat Grecco, College Coach, College Athletes, College Bound Athlete Scholarship Service,
Pat Grecco On Playing Club Soccer Is An Investment

Soccer News: Pat Grecco gives his advice to student athletes on how hard work pays off.

""Playing Club Is An Investment In A Child's Future ... There is a place for every student athlete to play and study," says Grecco." . Here is Grecco's second column on College Soccer: What Soccer Players Need To Know - A News Series.

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Game Changer Johnnie Garza Joins Cal South | Soccer News, Cal South, Derek Barraza, Johnnie Garza, Cal South COO,
Game Changer Johnnie Garza Joins Cal South

Soccer News: The Cal South Board of Directors announced the hiring of Johnnie Garza as Chief Operating Officer for the Association. Garza is a longtime leader of soccer in Southern California with more than 25 years of critical involvement, including serving a term as Cal South Board President from 2010-2013.

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UCLA Beats Harvard 7-0 With Ease  | Women's Soccer News, UCLA Women's Soccer, UCLA Soccer, USD Women's Soccer, USD Soccer, Kodi Lavrusky, Sam Mewis, Amanda Cromwell,
UCLA Beats Harvard 7-0 With Ease

Women's Soccer News: Women's Soccer News: Amazing performance by UCLA women as they Blasts Harvard 7-0 in NCAA Second Round. No. 1 seed Bruins will host No. 4 seed Pepperdine Sunday at 3pm.

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ODP Girls Thanksgiving | Youth Soccer News, Todd Hoffard, Riley Tanner, Emily Ashby, Emily Knous, Kaylee Ramirez, Ashlee Workman, Leah Ferlin, Brogan Boudreaux, Madeline Alhamra, Emma Vanderhyden, Riana Metzger, Bayley Feist, Patrice Dipasquale, LaMaya Williams,
ODP Girls Thanksgiving
Cosmos Sign Lucky Mkosana | Soccer News, NASL, New York Cosmos, Lucky Mkosana, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Giovanni Savarese,
Cosmos Sign Lucky Mkosana
San Diego State Aztec | Adam Allmaras, Evyn Hewett, Luis Alvarado, Casey Macias,  Alec Petit, San Diego State Aztec, Pac-12 all-Academic accolades, Adam Allmaras, Evyn Hewett, College Soccer News,
San Diego State Aztec
2015 COPA AMÉRICA Match-Ups | 2015 COPA AMÉRICA Match-Ups,  beIN Sports, Soccer on TV, Chile 2015, International Sports Network,
2015 COPA AMÉRICA Match-Ups
Parkhurst Wins Xbox Fair Play Award | Black & Gold Captain, 
MLS and xBox, Major League Soccer Fun News, Columbus Crew SC Captain, Michael Parkhurst, 2014 Xbox Individual Fair Play Award, Parkhurst, MLS history, Xbox Fair Play Award
Parkhurst Wins Xbox Fair Play Award
L.A. Wolves Beat San Pedro  | Soccer News, LA Wolves, Mexico's Monarcas Morelia U-20, Luis Trujillo, Jamie Duffy, Lucas Nascimento, Andre Turoldo, Luis Trujillo, Damir Baimagambetov, Jonathan Caparelli, Rhys Hoenes, Chris Lopez, Yan Skwara, Damir Baimagambetov, Rhys Hoenes
L.A. Wolves Beat San Pedro
WNY Flash Gets Elizabeth Eddy | Women's Soccer News, Elizabeth Eddy, Sky Blue FC
Western New York Flash, WNY Flash, 2015 NWSL College Draft,
WNY Flash Gets Elizabeth Eddy
Balotelli Replaces Sturridge’s | Soccer News, Liverpool, Michael Owen, Mario Balotelli, Daniel Sturridge’s, Neil Warnock’s, Brendan Rodgers,
Balotelli Replaces Sturridge’s
UPSL's San Pedro Monsters  | Soccer News, UPSL, San Pedro Monsters FC, Paul Butterfield, Yan Skwara,
UPSL's San Pedro Monsters
LVU Makes Jump to USL PDL | Soccer News, Lehigh Valley United Sonic, LVU Sonic, PDL, Greg Ramos, Dave Weitzman, Matt McTish, Tim Holt,
LVU Makes Jump to USL PDL
Drogba vs. Messi: #EpicFood | Soccer News, Turkish Airlines, Lionel Messi, Didier Drogba, Drogba vs. Messi: #EpicFood,
Drogba vs. Messi: #EpicFood
Scorpions NASL Season Champs | Soccer News, San Antonio Scorpions, Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, Rafael Castillo, Josue Soto, Kamil Čontofalský, Billy Forbes, Walter Ramirez, Mark Anderson, Josh Saunders, Ted Unkel, Martin Nuñez,
Scorpions NASL Season Champs
UCLA Advances to Third Round with Overtime Victory Against USD

College Soccer News: Soccer drama keeps fans on edge of seat as USD and UCLA battle it out in OT.

The second-seeded UCLA Bruins advanced to the third round of the NCAA Tournament in thrilling fashion behind an overtime goal from Leo Stolz to defeat San Diego, 2-1, on Sunday night at Drake Stadium. UCLA advances to face conference rival, California, in a home match on Sunday, November 30.

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How CIF High School Soccer Works in Southern California

High School youth soccer club and recreational soccer players come together from late-November to late-February to battle for school pride and bragging rights -- all in a quest to earn that elusive and prestigious "CHAMPIONS" patch on the letterman's jacket. How does CIG High School soccer really work?

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Sam Snow on the US Youth Soccer Workshop And Why Coaches Should Come

Youth Soccer News: Why Attend the US Youth Soccer Workshop and the NSCAA Convention? US Youth Soccer Coaching Director Sam Snow shares his thoughts on the US Youth Soccer Workshop and NSCAA Convention and why coaches should attend the event in Philadelphia from January 14 to 18, 2015.

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John Napier on Is It Better For The Best Youth American Soccer Talent To Go Abroad  | John Napier, Youth Soccer News, San Diego Youth Soccer News, Cal South OPD, John Napier ODP, Cal South ODP, player development, Manchester United, Ben Lederman, Youth Soccer News, Bobby Wood, US National Team, 1860 Munich, Irvine Strikers, Jovan Kirovski, LA Galaxy, Youth soccer training, USA v Europe for youth soccer training,
John Napier on Is It Better For The Best Youth American Soccer Talent To Go Abroad

The big debate going on in youth soccer right now: Is America or Europe better for youth player development? Is it better for the best young American talent to go abroad to learn their apprenticeship in this world dominated sport? How does college fit in or not fit in to the equation?

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Advice From The Soccer Pro - Paul Wright On Being A Great Forward | Speed to Burn, Paul Wright, Soccer Speed and Agility Training, Speed and Agility Training, Kansas City, Kansas City Wizards, San Diego Sockers, Anaheim Bolts, Baltimore Blast, Indoor soccer forward Paul Wright, former pros who coach soccer, Gavin Taylor, Youth Soccer News, Ray Lewis, LA Clippers training, Ray Lewis training coach, John Kentera, Baltimore Blast, Ron Newman, MLS Draft 1996, 1996 MLS Draft,
Advice From The Soccer Pro - Paul Wright On Being A Great Forward

Here is a new series on Soccer Advice From A Pro - Paul Wright: Tips For Being A Great Forward

From training the Raven's Ray Lewis, the LA Clippers, USA National Team player Herculez Gomez and tons of upcoming youth soccer players, training with Wright is right.

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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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The Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association Honors Robert Miller as Volunteer of the Year

With over 100,000 registered players, the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association (ENYYSA) could not function without the enthusiastic support of thousands of volunteers.

Eastern New York's youth soccer area includes New York City and its suburbs all the way to the Canadian border. Right in the middle in the Hudson Valley is its second-largest league, the East Hudson Youth Soccer League, and our Volunteer of the Year comes from that league.

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To Play The Women's World Cup On Artificial Turf Is A Serious Mistake

To play the Women's World Cup on artificial turf would be a serious mistake.

The message is simple and unequivocal: the World Cup should not be played on artificial turf and the organizers and the players should work together to schedule the games on grass for the benefit of the sport, the players, and the fans who will be attending and watching this and future Women's World Cups.

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To Play The Women's World Cup On Artificial Turf Is A Serious Mistake  | To play the Women's World Cup on artificial turf would be a serious mistake, United States National Soccer Team Players Association, USNSTPA
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ON OFF FIELD

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Travis Selinka To Meet Messi | Soccer News, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Make A Wish San Diego, Carlsbad United FC, Coach Jonno, Jonathan Davison, Lake Hodges 50K, Travis Selinka, Tony Selinka, Cancer in Kids, Cancer and soccer, youth soccer news,
Travis Selinka To Meet Messi

Carlsbad United FC Coach Jonno's 50k Run for Make-A-Wish is coming up on Sunday & Make-A-Wish is flying Travis to meet his soccer idol Messi.

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Uncovering the History - Spotlight on San Diego Surf Soccer Club | Colin Chesters, ECNL, US Youth Soccer, San Diego Surf Soccer, AJ Soares, New England Revolution, Erika Soares, Lynn Soares, San Dieguito Surf Soccer Club, Bill Cox, Ellie Waldal, SD Surf SC, Surf Cup, Mike Connerley, Mike Finnely, Presidio Soccer League, Youth Soccer, Vintage Surf SC, TBT Surf SC, Surf SC Affiliate program, Youth soccer in San Diego, Youth Soccer in Del Mar in 1970s, Youth Soccer in 1980's, Beginning of Youth Soccer clubs,
Uncovering the History - Spotlight on San Diego Surf Soccer Club

Youth Soccer News: From All-Star Teams to Elite Youth Soccer Club - Looking Back On Beg San Diego Surf Soccer Club started Uncovering the Facts of Youth Soccer in America. A New Series on SoccerNation: Spotlight on San Diego Surf Soccer Club. San Diego Surf Soccer Club's is one of the oldest clubs in the Southern California area and its history is reflects the growth of the competitive youth soccer movement in coastal, north San Diego county.

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Ariel Lassiter is Albion Home Grown | Soccer News, Ariel Lassiter, GAIS, NIKE, Pablo Cesar Wanchope, Tab Ramos, Dan Segal, Tim Howard, Demarcus Beasley, Roy Lassiter, MLS, Albion SC, Noah Gins, Great Oak High School, Peo Heather,
Ariel Lassiter is Albion Home Grown

Soccer News: Making The Dream Happen - The Road To Becoming a Pro Soccer Player. Youth player turned professional soccer player Ariel Lassiter trained at San Diego's Albion SC with Noah Gins for five years - now the son of legendary striker Roy Lassiter, is a Albion-Grown success story.

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San Diego Sockers Lose To Las Vegas | Soccer News, San Diego Sockers, Las Vegas Legends, Kraig Chiles, Anthony Medina, Brian Farber, Chris Toth, Matias Kruger, Jeff Hughes, Ivan Simentel, Franck Tayou, Nick Perera, Leo Gibson, Ze Roberto, Raymundo Reza,
San Diego Sockers Lose To Las Vegas

Soccer News: San Diego Sockers Lost On The Road To Las Vegas - Hoping to come to Sin City and all but eliminate the host Las Vegas Legends from Pacific Division contention, the San Diego Sockers instead left like so many who have come before them to this city; empty handed, aching and shaking their heads.

Next Match for the San Diego Sockers is on December 6th when they face Turlock Express at the Valley View Casino Center.

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New York City FC New Official Partner is adidas | Soccer News, Adidas, New York City FC, Tim Pernetti, Chris McGuire, MLS,
New York City FC New Official Partner is adidas

Soccer Locker Review: New York City FC, the new Major League Soccer franchise, announced its leading global sports brand, Adidas, as an Official Partner.

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Get Active with MLS | Youth Soccer News, MLS, Healthy Habits, Healthy Habits Contest, Youth Scholarship,
Get Active with MLS

Youth Soccer News: Major League Soccer invites kids 7 to 14 to enter short videos or essays describing how they and their friends stay active and healthy. Entries can be funny, informative, exciting, and/or creative-and kids can win a $1,000 scholarship!

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2015 FIFA Women's World Cup - USA Books Ticket

Women's Soccer News: USA Books Ticket to 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup with 3-0 Victory against Mexico USA Advances to Final of 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship, Faces Costa Rica on Sunday at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania - and the race to win the Women's World Cup is on.

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USD Men's Soccer Improves WCC Record To 4-0-0 | Soccer News, USD Men's Soccer, USD Soccer, Connor Brandt, Merlin Hoeckendorff, Torrey DeArmas, Thomas Olsen, Paul Christensen, Portland Soccer,
USD Men's Soccer Improves WCC Record To 4-0-0

Soccer News: The USD men's soccer team (8-4-4, 4-0-0) extended their win streak to four matches with a 2-0 win at Portland (4-8-4, 0-3-1) Sunday, November 2nd.

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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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U.S. Arena Soccer Asks Donovan | US National Arena Soccer Team, Major Arena Soccer League, MASL, Phil Salvagio, San Diego Sockers, World Minifootball Federation Arena Soccer World Cup, Premier Arena Soccer League, PASL
U.S. Arena Soccer Asks Donovan

Soccer News: Following the announcement that Landon Donovan will not be part of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team at the FIFA World Cup, US National Arena Soccer Team head coach Phil Salvagio has extended an invitation to the veteran player to train with the team.

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