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Note:  Opinions expressed on the US Youth Soccer Blog (web log) are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer). Links on this web log to articles do not necessarily imply agreement by the author or by US Youth Soccer with the contents of the articles. Links are provided to foster discussion of topics and issues. Readers should make their own evaluations of the contents of such articles.


The 50/50 Blog: 4.21.14


Soccer fans protest new ticketing system



International soccer matches have a reputation for occasionally rowdy fans, but on Sunday Police in Turkey were dealing with a fan uprising not related to the outcome of a game but to a new e-ticketing system. Read more here.



Soccer Star to YouTube Star



You've seen us post videos from Jimmy Conrad's YouTube channel KickTV. Now learn how he transitioned from the field to a YouTube star. Read more here.



Nick Rimando



If you're a fan of goalie highlights you need to watch the highlights between this weekend's matchup between Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake. Real Salt Lake and U.S. National Team goalkeeper Nick Rimando made plenty of highlight saves worth rewatching.



Luis Suarez and Paul MCCartney



Liverpool-born Beatles legend Paul McCartney was set to perform a concert on Saturday in Uruguay's Centenario Stadium, site of the first World Cup final in 1930, so Liverpool's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez conducted a long-distance interview with the 71-year-old.






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