A REAL TOUGH THREE POINTS
USA survives an organized, physical, defensive-minded Mexico to reach Olympic qualifying semifinals
Carli Lloyd: "It's one of those games where you have to move on, learn from it, get better and take care of Puerto Rico. At least we're in the semis. That's why we came here to do."
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One by one, players from the U.S. women's national team walked somewhat wearily through the mixed zone at Toyota Stadium and trudged toward the team bus.
NOT SO SECRET WEAPON ANYMORE
But USA women hint they could use that kickoff set piece again or a variation of it
Just because the United States has used that surprising set piece on one opening kickoff doesn't necessarily mean they have mothballed it away from the rest of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship. Complete
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS, QUALITY
Mexico coach Cuellar: USA can field two teams in the top 10 of the world
The United States women's national team doesn't rebuild, they reload. Perhaps no one knows this better than the leader of one of the Americans' biggest CONCACAF rivals, Mexico head coach Leonardo Cuellar. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS Matt Miazga should have stayed another year with Red Bulls in MLS
So, Matt Miazga will call Chelsea FC his new football home, at least for the next few years. Whether he can break into the Starting XI, stay there and not embarrass himself is another matter. Complete
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CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS Time to scuttle the draft
BALTIMORE—The Major League Soccer SuperDraft has become irrelevant. College soccer is no longer the path to MLS for most American players. Complete
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MY TWO CENTS MLS and the great player development myth
Soccer fan Will Smith writes about how Major League Soccer and U.S. Soccer has failed to improve the U.S. men's national team's standing in the world over the past two decades. Complete
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IN SEARCH OF . . . . . . the right soccer camp for your children
Trying to find the right soccer camp for your child can entail a lot of hard work. But if you ask the right questions and do the correct research, your son or daughter will definitely enjoy a week or two of their summer vacation and have a pleasant educational experience as well.