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After Its Successful Inaugural Year, SDDA Prepares for Year Two | San Diego Developmental Academy, SDDA, Rene Miramontes, ChaCha Namdar, Bob Turner, Presidio Soccer League, Army National Guard Soccer Clinic
After Its Successful Inaugural Year, SDDA Prepares for Year Two

Youth Soccer News: When Rene Miramontes and Paolo Landini began plans for what would become the San Diego Developmental Academy, they never imagined it would be so successful in its first year.

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Growing The Game of Soccer - NPSL & WPSL Unofficially Team Up | National Premier Soccer League, NPSL, Women's Premier Soccer League, WPSL, Jerry Zanelli, Kabba Joof, Grover Gibson, Rhode Island Reds, RVA FC
Growing The Game of Soccer - NPSL & WPSL Unofficially Team Up

Soccer News: Cooperation between men's and women's soccer is growing as more National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) clubs begin to field women's teams to compete in the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL).

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U.S. Futsal National Championships Return to Anaheim | United States Futsal, U.S. Futsal National Championships, Alex Para
U.S. Futsal National Championships Return to Anaheim

Futsal News: U.S. Futsal National Championships will return to the Anaheim Convention Center for the 29th annual tournament this July.

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Castrol Index Special Feature - Rating the Players, Week 3 | 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, Week 3

How does the Castrol MLS Index determine the ranking of each player in the league? A new SoccerNation News exclusive feature is following four key players throughout the season: Landon Donovan, Michael Bradley, Matt Besler and Jermain Defoe. What are the results from the games in Week 3?

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Mexico Legend Claudio Suarez Confident of Success in ShowGol LA | ShowGol LA, Mexico Legends, El Salvador Legends, Claudio Suarez
Mexico Legend Claudio Suarez Confident of Success in ShowGol LA

Soccer News: Legendary Mexican player Claudio Suarez is confident in his team's ability to defeat rival El Salvador in ShowGol Los Angeles.

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Keith Hacket on Offside Law in Soccer | Ask the Ref, Legendary Referee in England, Keith Hackett, Ask the Ref,
Keith Hacket on Offside Law in Soccer

Ask the Ref Series: Legendary Referee in England, Keith Hackett on Do YOU Understand the Offside Law or Chose to Ignore It?

World Renowned, First-Class Referee Keith Hackett answers your questions on the Offside Law and asks if players are ignorant of the rule or simply choose to ignore it. A valuable offensive maneuver, the offside law always is a favorite topic of soccer lovers world wide.

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The Athlete's Kitchen on Tips for the Traveling Soccer Player | Nutrition Tips for Soccer Players, Nancy Clark, Sports Nutrition Guidebook, Human Kinetics, Soccer Nutrition, Preparing for a Soccer Game, What to Eat Before A Soccer Game, Nutrition Tips for youth Soccer players, healthy food tips for traveling athletes
The Athlete's Kitchen on Tips for the Traveling Soccer Player

The Athlete's Kitchen on Tips for the Traveling Athlete - How to prepare for success at a tournament - Eat Right!

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2014 Spring and Summer Soccer Camps | Soccer Camps, Cal Poly SLO, Irvine Slammers, Manchester United
2014 Spring and Summer Soccer Camps

Youth Soccer News: Upcoming spring and summer soccer camps feature top training opportunities with college and international coaches.

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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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NWSL Kicks Off - WNY Flash Win Beating Washington Spirit | National Women's Soccer League, NWSL, Washington Spirit, Abby Wambach, Western New York Flash, WNY Flash, NY Flash, Christine Nairn, Vicky Losada, Brittany Taylor, Women's Soccer News, Women Pro Soccer
NWSL Kicks Off - WNY Flash Win Beating Washington Spirit
Women's Soccer News: Washington Spirit's Christine Nairn with the lone goal for her team – Vicky Losada scores two goals and Brittany Taylor scores one for Western New York Flash to win NWSL Season Opening
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WNY Flash Forward Vicky Losada Named NWSL Player of the Week | National Women's Soccer League, NWSL, Western New York Flash, Vicky Losada, Player of the Week
WNY Flash Forward Vicky Losada Named NWSL Player of the Week

Women's Soccer News: Western New York Flash forward Vicky Losada has been named National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week following a two goal, one assist match against Washington Spirit.

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Carolina to Host Ft. Lauderdale in NASL Match of the Week | North American Soccer League, NASL, Carolina RailHawks, Fort Lauderdale Strikers, New York Cosmos, Atlanta Silverbacks
Carolina to Host Ft. Lauderdale in NASL Match of the Week

Soccer News: The Carolina RailHawks will host the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in the North American Soccer League (NASL) Match of the Week for the second week of the NASL Spring Season.

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Gordon Jago Super Group Semi-Finals | Dr Pepper Dallas Cup, Gordon Jago Super Group, U.S. U20 Men's National Team, Fluminense, Cortiba, River Plate
Gordon Jago Super Group Semi-Finals
Galaxy Academy Defeat Chivas | LA Galaxy Academy, Dr Pepper Dallas Cup, Generation adidas Cup, Jaime Villareal, Ante Razov, Bradford Jamieson IV
Galaxy Academy Defeat Chivas
Ticket Sales High for USA-Nigeria | U.S. Men's National Team, FIFA World Cup, Nigeria, Send-Off Series
Ticket Sales High for USA-Nigeria
Dutch Lions Sign Jesjua Cruyff | USL PRO, Dayton Dutch Lions, Johan Cruyff, Jesjua Cruyff, Angoy Cruyff, FC Barcelona
Dutch Lions Sign Jesjua Cruyff
Goalkeepers Lead Castrol MLS Index | Castrol MLS Index, Andrew Dykstra, D.C. United, Jaime Penedo, LA Galaxy, Robbie Keane, Clint Dempsey, Joao Plata, Seattle Sounders, Real Salt Lake, Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC
Goalkeepers Lead Castrol MLS Index
EPL Youth Soccer Camp | Irvine Slammers FC, English Premier League Soccer Camps, Manchester United Academy
EPL Youth Soccer Camp
Alex Morgan On World Cup Trophy  | FIFA World Cup, Original FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour, U.S. Women's National Team, Alex Morgan, Coca-Cola, LA LIVE, US Women's National Team, Women's World Cup,
Alex Morgan On World Cup Trophy
Carlos Mendes is Player of the Week | North American Soccer League, NASL, New York Cosmos, Carlos Mendes, Atlanta Silverbacks, Player of the Week
Carlos Mendes is Player of the Week
Pele at NY Cosmos Opener | Pele, New York Cosmos, North American soccer League, NASL, Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Pele at NY Cosmos Opener
El Salvador Legends Add Three Stars | ShowGol Los Angeles, Mexico Legends, El Salvador Legends, William Osorio, Emiliano Pedrozo, Ronald Cerritos
El Salvador Legends Add Three Stars
Abby Wambach Injured - Sidelined  | Abby wambach, USA v China, Women's Soccer News, U.S. Women's National Team, New York Flash, NY Flash
Abby Wambach Injured - Sidelined
Dallas International Girls Cup | 2014 Dallas International Girls Cup, Premier International Tours, Dallas Texans, Youth Soccer Tournament News, Youth Soccer Tournament
Dallas International Girls Cup
Matthew Dunn Reunites with Former U.S. U17 MNT Coach at Chivas USA

Soccer News: Former U.S. U17 Men's National Team midfielder Matthew Dunn will reunite with his 2011 FIFA U17 World Cup coach Wilmer Cabrera after signing with Chivas USA.

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New York City FC Announces Affiliate Clubs

Soccer News: New York City FC has named eight New York youth clubs as affiliates as part of club preparations to take the field as Major League Soccer's 20th team.

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Mark King Named head of adidas Group North America

Soccer News: Mark King has been named President of adidas Group North America and will be in charge of all adidas and Reebok operations in North America.

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Being The Best Soccer Player - You Need to Know the Work of Sir Dave | Competing successfully under pressure, Soccer News, Youth Soccer Tips, Sports Psychology, Dan Abrahams, Soccer Brain, Soccer Tough, Dan Abrahams Soccer Books, Sir Dave, British Cycling, Sir Dave Brailsford
Being The Best Soccer Player - You Need to Know the Work of Sir Dave

How to be the best soccer player you can be ....

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John Napier on Belgium Deserves More Respect | Belgium Men's National Team, FIFA World Cup, John Napier
John Napier on Belgium Deserves More Respect

While the country may be small, Belgium looms large when it comes to producing top soccer players to play.

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Youth Soccer Star David Peplinski's Battle with Addiction | David Peplinski, RFA Speaking, Gatorade Player of the Year, St.Louis University, Marquette University High School, Soccer players on drugs, Soccer player addictions, youth soccer players and drugs, youth soccer players and alcohol
Youth Soccer Star David Peplinski's Battle with Addiction

"Most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism. I truly believed I was invincible until I wasn’t."

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The 4-2-3-1 Model of Successful Player Development | San Diego Surf SC, Wayne Harrison, Player Development, 4-2-3-1
The 4-2-3-1 Model of Successful Player Development

Author of the book on 4-2-3-1 model of soccer, Harrison explains why this is a fluid and flexible system.

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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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Eastern District Soccer League Honors Chris Gulmi | Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, ENYYSA, Randy Vogt, Chris Gulmi, Eastern District Soccer League, EDSL
Eastern District Soccer League Honors Chris Gulmi

Chris Gulmi has been honored by the Eastern District Soccer League for her many contributions to the sport.

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National Guard Rocks at ECNL San Diego

Youth Soccer News: The recent ECNL San Diego was full of high-level competition and amazing athletics, but it was also a chance for girls to have fun and learn about the Army National Guard.

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National Guard Rocks at ECNL San Diego | Elite Clubs National League, ECNL, Army National Guard, ARNG, Earl Richburg, Dana Darvin-Varab, FC Heat, Strikers FC, Mustang SC, Jesus Rojas
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ON OFF FIELD

America Needs More Female Soccer Coaches | Carlsbad United F.C., Michael Duggan, Steve Cowell, U.S. Women's National Team, Tom Sermanni, Jill Ellis, April Heinrichs, Corrie Samaniego, Courtney Drummond, Heather Hilliard, Lauren Miszkletitz, Michele Ramirez, Natalie Elkind, Female Coaches
America Needs More Female Soccer Coaches

Youth Soccer News: The dismissal of U.S. Women's National Team coach Tom Sermanni and appointment of Jill Ellis as interim head coach has again brought to light the question of the place of female coaches in soccer. What is the state of female coaches in youth soccer today? Carlsbad United F.C. is a leader in hiring female coaches, and Directors Michael Duggan and Steve Cowell are focused on finding the best coaches, regardless of gender. Their coaches Corrie Samaniego, Heather Hilliard, Natalie Elkind, Marisa Zambetti Courtney Drummond, Lauren Miszklevitz and Michelle Ramirez speak out.

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Surf SC Success at ECNL | Elite Clubs National League, ECNL, ECNL San Diego, San Diego Surf SC, Colin Chesters, Paul Dolinsky, Marley Canales, Catarina Macario, Ryan Carruth
Surf SC Success at ECNL

San Diego Surf SC teams are making a strong showing at 2014 ECNL San Diego

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Albion Soccer Club College Program Gives Players Edge | Albion SC, Albion College Placement Program, Tony Scheri, Dan Godina, Noah Gins
Albion Soccer Club College Program Gives Players Edge

Youth Soccer News: The Albion SC College Placement Program, headed by Placement Director Tony Scheri and Placement Coordinator Dan Codina, helps graduating players find and qualify for the right colleges.

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Legends Defeat Sockers in PASL Division Playoffs | Professional Arena Soccer League, PASL, San Diego Sockers, Las Vegas Legends, Ron Newman Cup, Kraig Chiles, Aaron Susi
Legends Defeat Sockers in PASL Division Playoffs

Indoor Soccer News: The Las Vegas Legends defeated the San Diego Sockers 11-7 in the PASL Pacific Division playoffs, ending the defending champions' attempts at a fifth consecutive Ron Newman Cup title.

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Soccer Locker Review: New USA Soccer Jersey | U.S. Soccer, Nike, U.S. Men's National Team, U.S. Women's National Team
Soccer Locker Review: New USA Soccer Jersey

Hot New Soccer Locker Review: U.S. Soccer and Nike have revealed the new away kit for the Men's and Women's National Teams. New look - new website - new future!

 

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US Youth Soccer and Nike  | US Youth Soccer, U.S. Soccer, Nike
US Youth Soccer and Nike

Youth Soccer News: US Youth Soccer and Nike have announced a long-term agreement that will help to elevate youth soccer in America.

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Steve Sampson on Next "Rise As One" Speaks Out on Soccer Today | Budweiser, Rise As One, Steve Sampson, U.S. Men's National Team, FIFA World Cup, Iran
Steve Sampson on Next "Rise As One" Speaks Out on Soccer Today

Soccer News: Let the celebration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup begin - Budweiser and FOX Sports present Rise As One, a six-part series on the power of the beautiful game to bring hope to the world. Former U.S MNT and LA Galaxy head coach Steve Sampson goes behind the scenes of U.S. vs  Iran during the 1998 World Cup.

Interviewed by Diane Scavuzzo, Sampson talks about the lowest moment in his soccer career and how soccer has changed in the USA.

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RSF Attack Men's U23 Prepares for New Season | Rancho Santa Fe Soccer Club, RSF Attack Men's U23, Darren Parker, So Cal Premier U23 League, Southern California Developmental Soccer League, SCDSL
RSF Attack Men's U23 Prepares for New Season

Soccer News: The Rancho Santa Fe Soccer Club Attack Men's U23, organized by coach Darren Parker, will open the 2014 So Cal Premier U23 League on May 24. The team is currently looking for players for the season.

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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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