Soccer News: Alan Gordon has become a key player for both the San Jose Earthquakes and the U.S. Men's National Team.
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.
Soccer News: beIN SPORT has announced that its broadcasts will now be carried on Comcast's Xfinity TV. The 24-hour international sports network features coverage of Spain's La Liga, Italy's Serie A, France's Ligue 1 and away games for the U.S. Men's National Team CONCACAF qualifying rounds for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Youth Soccer News: Awareness of concussions is growing among coaches, parents and players. The CDC has resources to help identify and deal with this injury. Players are seen @ Surf Cup wearing Full 90 protective head gear.
Concussion, which is one of the most common injuries in sport with potential serious long term consequences on the health of athletes, was until recently under-diagnosed and treated.
Top international sports experts representing the IOC, FIFA and several other international sports federations met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich on 1 and 2 November 2012 for the 4th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport.
Youth Soccer News: Concussion Risk in Soccer = Football. Many people think of soccer as a non-contact sport. They are wrong. With the spring soccer season about to begin, parents, coaches and players to be observant for signs of concussions.
INDOMITABLE SPIRIT: THE JOURNEY OF CHRIS HEGARDT
Youth soccer player Chris Hegardt recovered from cancer and a liver transplant - and is on the Nationally Top Ranked San Diego Surf Soccer Club's BU12 team. This is his story of triumph from heartbreak diagnosis aired on ESPN E60.
Soccer News: For three weeks this summer, Americans loved soccer almost as much as the Spanish, Brazilians, and Germans combined. And no American player made us love the game more than Tim Howard, the goalkeeper who set a World Cup record for saves... as in most ever recorded.
Youth Soccer News: After a successful session at Southwest High School in April, the free Army National Guard Soccer Clinics return to San Diego's South Bay on May 23 at Southwest High School in San Diego, CA. The evening session will be led by South Bay Matrix Director of Coaching Guillermo "Memo" Medina with Rene Ortiz from Xolos USA, Raul Gonzalez from San Diego Pumas UNAM and Giovanni Medina from Rebels SC.
Somehow when you think of soccer stars, one thinks of sexy, virile men. When these sex symbols are off the pitch, one thinks they might dress like rich playboys more than country club types or bankers. You might be wrong! In reality, who might dress these athletes? Brooks Brothers has just partnered with Italian Football Club F.C. Internationale Milan to be the official formalwear sponsor for all field appearances.
We’ve all been rubbish. I know I have. You probably have. I know from first-hand experience that some of the best footballers in the world have bad days. It’s part and parcel of the experience of playing competitive soccer.
How you handle it is what's important. Choose wisely! Get advice from Sports Psychologist Dan Abrahams.
Soccer News: Five Major League Soccer stars have designed special cleats with mi adidas to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Fans can purchase cleats designed by Fredy Montero, Darlington Nabage, Kenny Cooper, Chris Pontius and Teal Bunbury or create their own design.
Life changed in seconds - October 23, began as just another ordinary day at Lincoln Elementary School in Palm Desert but before the day was half over, young Adrian, a soccer-loving member one of the Palm Desert Youth Soccer League (PDYSL) BU12 teams, was victim of a freak accident forced his leg to be amputated below the knee.
Soccer News: Sports fans often feel they have a right to 'boo' teams, but are they letting themselves get caught up in the moment and forgetting what is important about sports?
U.S. National Amputee Soccer Team Comes to San Diego for NSPL Championship
Youth Soccer News: The H2O Overdrive Ultimate Soccer Player(TM) Tournament has announced the addition of a special Open Regional on Saturday, August 11, at Irvine Valley College. The competition is open to all Southern California youth soccer players from U-14 through U-18.
Youth Soccer News: US Youth Soccer and Nike have announced a long-term agreement that will help to elevate youth soccer in America.
Soccer News: Southern California is a hot bed of youth soccer talent. While many other parts of the country consider themselves very fortunate if 5% of the U.S. World Cup team grew up playing in their leagues, an amazing 25% of U.S. World Cup players since 1990 kicked soccer balls in Cal South.
The 2014 World Cup is the most watched event in the world, and soccer is the world's game. The top 32 countries from across the globe are descending upon Brazil to compete for what's considered one of the most prestigious trophies in the world. Ranker.com is following the action with a fun interactive poll asking Who Will Win the World Cup! Who will kick this ball to victory?
Soccer News: The MLS will introduce the adidas miCoach Elite System at the 2012 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, and then make it standard for all teams in 2013. How will this play out in practice and during games?