Tag: US Soccer

After years of Development, LAFC is Ready for Its First DA Playoffs

After years of Development, LAFC is Ready for Its First DA Playoffs

Back in 2016, LAFC didn't have a stadium. Or a head coach. Or Carlos Vela. MLS had awarded a franchise to Los Angeles, but they wouldn't play the ...
American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

American Soccer: Using Our Strengths and Addressing Our Challenges (Part 1)

A conversation with the Director of Talent Identification for US Soccer, Mirelle van Rijbroek The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has kicked off i ...
“Talent is Overrated.” A Comparison of Three of the World’s Top GU17 Strikers

“Talent is Overrated.” A Comparison of Three of the World’s Top GU17 Strikers

At the time of this article's original publishing, the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was less than 100 days away. The US Women's National Team (USWNT) ...
Honduras vs. USA: Dempsey and Pulisic hold the keys in San Pedro Sula

Honduras vs. USA: Dempsey and Pulisic hold the keys in San Pedro Sula

The last time the United States Men's National Team played Honduras, there was angst in the air. With the U.S. losing their opening two CONCACAF Hexag ...
California Native Arturo Vasquez Named To U-17 CONCACAF Championship Roster

California Native Arturo Vasquez Named To U-17 CONCACAF Championship Roster

Looking for the same success the U-20 Men's National Team had earlier this year when it won the U-20 CONCACAF Championship, U.S. U-17 Men's National T ...
Four California Natives Named To U.S. Roster For Upcoming U-20 Women’s World Cup

Four California Natives Named To U.S. Roster For Upcoming U-20 Women’s World Cup

U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team head coach Michelle French has named a roster of 21 players who will represent the U.S. at the 2016 FIFA U-20 Wome ...
U.S. Soccer Announces Final 22 Clubs For Girls Development Academy

U.S. Soccer Announces Final 22 Clubs For Girls Development Academy

U.S. Soccer’s Girls’ Development Academy is now up to 74 teams following Tuesday’s announcement of an additional 22 teams. Included in the group of ...
Deathly? Copa America Group A Preview

Deathly? Copa America Group A Preview

We begin our Copa America Centenario Preview here at Soccer Nation with Group A, where the tournament kicks off on June 3rd. Whether or not you label ...
Q&A with National Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee Shannon MacMillan

Q&A with National Soccer Hall of Fame Inductee Shannon MacMillan

On May 5th, it was announced that San Diego’s very own Shannon MacMillan was elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. After a 12-year-career th ...
U.S. Soccer Releases Updated Information on Girls’ Development Academy

U.S. Soccer Releases Updated Information on Girls’ Development Academy

The United States Soccer Federation released an update regarding the Application Process for acceptance into the forthcoming Girls' Development Academ ...
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