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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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Former Soccer Pro Eddie Lewis Opens Toca Training Center in California | Eddie Lewis, Dan Tobias, Soccer Training, Player Development, TOCA™ Training Center, Toca Toca,
Former Soccer Pro Eddie Lewis Opens Toca Training Center in California

Catering to the ever-growing popularity of soccer in America, Southern California native and former World Cup soccer player Eddie Lewis is debuting the first-ever TOCA™ Training Center. A former pro with a 16-year distinguished playing record and a Southern California native, Lewis played with the LA Galaxy, Leeds United, and the US National Team. Lewis also played in two World Cups.

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Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament | Youth Soccer Tournament News,  San Diego Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament 2014, Derek Armstrong, Mary Kaliff,  Diane Scavuzzo,
Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament

Tournament News: Even thirty years ago, a youth soccer tournament in San Diego was changing the way the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend was enjoyed. With the help of the Nomads Thanksgiving Tournament, a new tradition emerged for highly competitive U8 through U19 youth soccer teams.

Always a leader changing the landscape in the youth soccer world, Derek Armstrong's Nomads Soccer Club pioneered introducing soccer to Thanksgiving weekend. "Many families have spent their Thanksgiving Holiday with the Nomads," said Armstrong.

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NPSL Golden Glove Award | NPSL, Chattanooga FC, Gregory Hartley, NPSL Golden Glove,
NPSL Golden Glove Award | NPSL, Chattanooga FC, Gregory Hartley, NPSL Golden Glove,
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NPSL Golden Glove Award

Soccer News: The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is proud to announce Chattanooga FC goalkeeper Gregory Hartley as the recipient of the NPSL Golden Glove award. The award, given to the league's top goalkeeper, was voted on by NPSL teams throughout the country.

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619 Futsal Winter League Starts Soon  | 619 Futsal, Futsal in Southern California, Futsal in San Diego, youth soccer, Sean Bowers, FIFA, Ronaldo, Pele, Messi, U.S. Futsal National Team, Bowers
619 Futsal Winter League Starts Soon

Youth Soccer News: San Diego's 619 Futsal League's 4th Winter League starts soon and registration is open now. Many players can't wait to get back to playing Futsal this November. Great for skill development and agility, Futsal is also a lot of fun. Get a few friends or teammates together and register a team. Parents can coach ... it is all about the playing time with the ball in this fast action, fun filled and high scoring game of Futsal.

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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 Special Feature - Rating the Players

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

This was not a top performance for the Landon Donovan - The LA mid-fielder attempted only one shot in the entire match, which was blocked by the opposition. He therefore got minimal credit for his shooting activity. In passing he wasn't any more successful.

Plus newly starting goalkeeper Tyler Deric led the Houston Dynamo to a victory over Toronto FC - his six save performance earned him the top spot in the Castrol Weekly Index Top 20.

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U.S. National Arena Soccer Team Selects 15 Top Players for International Exhibition  | Soccer News, U.S. National Arena Soccer Team, San Diego Arena Soccer, San Diego Soccer, Arena Soccer, Phil Salvagio, San Diego Sockers, Kraig Chiles, Nick Perera, Leo Gibson, Enrique Tovar, Tino Nunez, Brian Farber, Chiky Luna, Jeff Hughes, Nelson Santana, Felipe Gonzalez, Pat Healey, Eric Guzman, Danny Waltman, Chris Toth, Anthony Medina,
U.S. National Arena Soccer Team Selects 15 Top Players for International Exhibition

Soccer News: U.S. National Arena Soccer Team head coach Phil Salvagio announced the preliminary U.S. National Arena Soccer Team roster for this weekend's coming exhibitions against the Mexican Arena National Soccer Team in San Diego, and the Las Vegas Legends in Ontario. Six San Diego Sockers will play on the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team.

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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: Why Some Soccer Players Eat Lots-- But Don't Get Fat | 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,
Sports Nutrition: Why Some Soccer Players Eat Lots-- But Don't Get Fat

Sports Nutrition: Why Some Soccer Players Eat Lots-- But Don't Get Fat. The latest Sports Nutrition News from Nancy Clark: Why do some people get away with eating more than others and never seem to gain weight? Is it a curse or a trick? What happens with overeating and how does the body burn those calories?

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Soccer Star Mia Hamm On Top Of LA | Women's soccer icon, Mia Hamm, Hamm Kicks Ball on RoofTop? Melissa Marler, Amma Iorio, Kathy Marler, Residence Inn by Marriott's "Search for the Ultimate Soccer Mom",  Residence Inn L.A. LIVE, Erik
Palmer,
Soccer Star Mia Hamm On Top Of LA

Women's soccer icon, Mia Hamm, the famous forward for the United States women's national soccer team, took juggling a soccer ball to soaring new heights atop a 23-story downtown LA hotel rooftop this week. Did she or didn't she kick the ball off the roof?

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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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UCLA Women's Soccer Home Finale | Women's Soccer News, UCLA Bruins, UCLA Women's Soccer, Sarah Killion, Sam Mewis, Caprice Dydasco, Ally Courtnall, Katelyn Rowland, Kylie McCarthy, Rosie White, Taylor Smith, Gabby Kaufman, Zoey Goralski, Darian Jenkins, Amanda Cromwell,
UCLA Women's Soccer Home Finale

Women's Soccer News: UCLA's star-studded senior class took a final regular season bow at Drake Stadium on Friday night and left a lasting mark with a 6-0 victory over 23rd-ranked Arizona in the team's regular season home finale.

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L.A. Wolves FC 6-0 Opening Game Victory in Friendly vs. Orange County Crew | Soccer News, LA Wolves, Orange County Crew, UPSL, Andre Turoldo, Luis Trujillo, Chris Lopez, Sury Ibrahim, Yan Skwara, Miguel Herrera,
L.A. Wolves FC 6-0 Opening Game Victory in Friendly vs. Orange County Crew

Soccer News: The L.A. Wolves FC (1-0-0) scored a solid victory on Saturday night in its inaugural game with a 6-0 victory over the Orange County Crew at Toyota Park in Torrance, CA. L.A. Wolves Columbian Forward Luis Trujillo netted two goals for the Wolves while Forward Andre Turoldo led the scoring punch with a four goal night.

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Canada WNT Ready To Face Reigning Champions Japan | Soccer News, Canada WNT, Canada Women's Soccer, FIFA Women's World Cup, Japan Women's Soccer, Centralized Development Program, John Herdman, Melissa Tancredi, Stephanie Labbe, Erin McLeod, Kadeisha Buchanan, Allysha Chapman, Rhian Wilkinson, Sura Yekka, Emily Zurrer, Carmelina Moscato, Rachel Quon, Jessie Fleming, Kaylyn Kyle, Ashley Lawrence, Diana Matheson, Sophie Schmidt, Desiree Scott, Adriana Leon, Christine Sinclair, Josée Bélanger, Jonelle Filigno,
Canada WNT Ready To Face Reigning Champions Japan

Soccer News: After recently arriving back on the west coast for the start of their latest round in the Centralized Development Program, Canada will face reigning champs Japan with a double header.

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NASL Honors Lance Laing | Soccer News, NASL, NASL Player of the Week, Lance Laing, FC Edmonton, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Chad Burt, Romuald Peiser, Nicki Paterson, Colin Miller,
NASL Honors Lance Laing
US Youth Soccer Changes  | Youth Soccer News, US Youth Soccer Region I Champions League, US Youth Soccer Region Restructure, Natalie Schwoeble, Sam Snow,
US Youth Soccer Changes
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
MLS Signs Homegrown Player | Soccer News, MLS, Columbus Crew, Crew Juniors, Crew Soccer Academy, Ben Swanson, Gregg Berhalter, Chad Barson, Ross Friedman, Matt Lampson, Ben Speas, Wil Trapp, Matt Walker, Matt Wiet, Andrew Arthurs,
MLS Signs Homegrown Player
Landon Donovan - MLS LegenD | Landon Donovan, MLS Donovan Video, 
Landon Donovan: LegenD | PHENOM, Episode 1,
Landon Donovan - MLS LegenD
UCLA Bruins Score Big | Women's Soccer News, College Soccer, Pac-12, UCLA, UCLA Bruins, UCLA Women's Soccer, Annie Alvarado, Ally Courtnall, Katelyn Rowland, Abby Dahlkemper, Pac-12 Weekly Award,
UCLA Bruins Score Big
Timbers Kick Off USL PRO Team | Soccer News, Portland Timbers, T2, Scott Leykam, Merritt Paulson, NASL, USL PRO, Major League Soccer, MLS,
Timbers Kick Off USL PRO Team
Dallas Girls Cup Helps Stop Malaria | Soccer News, Dallas International Girls Cup, Nothing But Nets, Rick Reilly, Premier International Tours, Dallas Texans, UNA Dallas, Malaria,
Dallas Girls Cup Helps Stop Malaria
On The Road: UCLA vs. Stanford | College Soccer News, UCLA Bruins, Stanford Cardinals, UCLA Men's Soccer, Stanford Men's Soccer, Aaron Simmons, Earl Edwards Jr., Brian Iloski, Zach Batteer,  Corey Baird, Larry Ndjock, Seyi Adekoya, Andrew Epstein, Austin Meyer, Nathan Smith,
On The Road: UCLA vs. Stanford
NASL Week 14 Results | Soccer News, NASL, Vini Dantas, Mark Anderson, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Ottawa Fury FC, Atlanta Silverbacks, Nicki Paterson, San Antonio Scorpions, Rafael Castillo, Carolina RailHawks, Kamil Čontofalský, Georgi Hristov, Tampa Bay Rowdies, FC Edmonton, Kristian Nicht, Indy Eleven, New York Cosmos, Kristian Nicht,
NASL Week 14 Results
Cosmos Victorious Over Ottawa | NY Cosmos, Hagop Chirishian, Cosmos, Ottawa Fury FC, Soccer News, Giovanni Savarese,
Cosmos Victorious Over Ottawa
U.S. U14 Camp Calls Chivas USA Trio | Youth Soccer News, U.S. Soccer Federation, Efrain Alvarez, Cesar Rivera, Ulysses Llanez, Chivas USA Youth Development Academy, Chivas USA,
U.S. U14 Camp Calls Chivas USA Trio
Lindsey Horan - A Rising Star in Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer News: At just 20 years of age, Lindsey Horan, a Colorado native, is a rising star of Women's soccer.

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Ariel Lassiter - A California Grown Soccer Player Success Story

Soccer News: With dual citizenship in the United States and Costa Rica and at just 20 years of age, Ariel Lassiter, a Temecula native, is making some noise on the global soccer scene. The son of legendary striker Roy Lassiter, Ariel is well on the way to his own soccer success.

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Can a Goalkeeper Predict The Kick Strategy of a Penalty Taker?

Soccer News: Technology and research impact the beautiful game and this could be a real game changer. Why are some penalty kicks successful? New research on penalty takers and how they score reveals astonishing information on the game of soccer. The new study published in the Journal of Sports Sciences has identified the characteristics of kick strategies used by penalty takers which may improve a goalkeeper's chance of making a save.

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EPL's Dan Abrahams on Why is Soccer Psychological? |  Soccer News, Youth Soccer Tips, Sports Psychology, Dan Abrahams, Soccer Brain, Soccer Tough, Dan Abrahams Soccer Books, Sir Dave, playing through mistakes, building confidence in soccer players, tips for successful coaching in youth soccer,
EPL's Dan Abrahams on Why is Soccer Psychological?

Soccer News: Why is Soccer Psychological? How to deal with making mistakes on the pitch from an expert who understands.

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SCDSL Focus on Player Development Works | SCDSL, Youth Soccer News, Youth soccer leagues, Colin Chesters, Sam Murray, Don Ebert, Teddy Chronopolous, US Youth Soccer National Championships, San Diego Surf Soccer Club, Carrie Taylor, Laguna United Soccer Club, Soccer News, Orange Country Soccer News, San Diego Soccer News, LA soccer news,
SCDSL Focus on Player Development Works

Southern California Developmental Soccer League's goal was very simple; to allow youth soccer clubs to focus on player development. And the results are in.

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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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Way Too Much Emphasis Put on College Scholarships in Youth Soccer

Soccer is the Beautiful Game - not a savings account for college.

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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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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
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Carlsbad United FC Coach Jonno Giving Back Raises Money For Make-A-Wish | 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,
Carlsbad United FC Coach Jonno Giving Back Raises Money For Make-A-Wish

Soccer News: Although he has not coached or seen him play, Carlsbad United FC Coach Jonno has known Travis Selinka and his dad, Tony, for three years. For such a young person to battle through what he has, is amazing. Coach Jonno has decided he would wage his own little battle to raise money in honor of Travis.

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San Diego Surf Wins Volkswagen Junior Masters National Tournament | Youth Soccer News, Melvin Cuellar, San Diego Surf,  Volkswagen Junior Masters National,
San Diego Surf Wins Volkswagen Junior Masters National Tournament

Youth Soccer News: San Diego Surf Soccer Club was named the 2014 Volkswagen Junior Masters National Champions, after two full days of soccer matches. The team competed against five other U-12 boys division teams who had previously qualified during regional tournaments. This year's annual tournament took place outside of Portland, Oregon, in conjunction with the Major League Soccer All-Star Game.

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The ABC's of Success for Student Athletes in Competitive Sports | Soccer News, Student Athletes, Successful Athletes, Soccer Athletes, Tony Scheri, A, B, C's of Success, Advice for youth soccer players, Advice for Success for Students, Advice for Soccer Coaches, Advice for Parents of soccer players,
The ABC's of Success for Student Athletes in Competitive Sports

Soccer News: The intense demands of AP classes to fast track college readiness and even the ever growing demands of having a name in the world of social media all a forces youth soccer players face. Here is Tony Scheri, San Diego's Albion Soccer Club's College Placement Director on the The ABC's of Success

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Calling Sports Fans: San Diego Sockers Season Starts | Soccer News, Major Arena Soccer League, San Diego Sockers, Toros de Mexico, U.S. vs. Mexico, Sockers vs. Tijuana,
Calling Sports Fans: San Diego Sockers Season Starts

Soccer News: San Diego Sockers Tickets on Sale - Great sports action in San Diego as the San Diego Sockers season takes off - don't miss the fast scoring, high impact games - bring the family and your friends - Eleven game home slate features Las Vegas, Baltimore, Harrisburg

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SoccerNation News Soccer Locker Review: Shin Guards 101 | Soccer Locker Review, Shin Guards 101, The story of Shin Guards, The differences between shin guards, Matt McCausland
SoccerNation News Soccer Locker Review: Shin Guards 101

Soccer Locker Review: Shin Guards 101

Shin guards. They protect you, prevent injuries, and are a required part of any soccer uniform but this essential piece of soccer equipment is typically an afterthought for most players. Because of this, people rarely know the history of shin guards and are uneducated on the pros and cons of the different styles available in the market today.

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Beach Soccer Scores Big With NBC Sports TV | Nick Perera, US Beach Soccer, USA v Brazil, Beach Soccer, U.S. Beach Soccer National Team, NBC TV Coverage of beach soccer,
Beach Soccer Scores Big With NBC Sports TV

Beach soccer may have been inspired in Brazil and be loved by players of all ages but the sport has now taken on a more sophisticated and serious role in the landscape of American soccer.

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2014 FIFA Women's World Cup Fox Analysts | Women's Soccer News, Fox Sports, FIFA Women's World Cup, CONCACAF, U.S. Women's National Team, David Neal, Cat Whitehill, Angela Hucles, Danielle Slaton, Olympique Lyonnais, Tony DiCicco, Kyndra de St. Aubin, Christine Latham, Jenny Taft, John Strong, JP Dellacamera, Mark Rogondino, Justin Kutcher, Jenn Hildreth, Mark Followill, Rob Stone, Eric Wynalda, Leslie Osborne, Heather Mitts, Monica Gonzalez, Julie Stewart-Binks, Grant Wahl, Joe Machnik,
2014 FIFA Women's World Cup Fox Analysts

Women's Soccer News: FOX Sports today unveils the announcers and analysts covering the complete 2014 FIFA Women's World Cup CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament across the FOX Sports family of networks beginning Wednesday, Oct. 15.

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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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Lev-Ari Named a Candidate for Senior CLASS Award | Soccer News, Sagi Lev-Ari, Chloe McDaniel, Cynthia Jacobo, Terry Davila,
Lev-Ari Named a Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Soccer News: For his work both on and off the field CSUN senior men's soccer forward Sagi Lev-Ari was recognized as a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award, the nation's premier award for NCAA senior student-athletes.

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