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The 50/50 Blog

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: 5.16.14


Fabian Johnson



Despite mixing and matching throughout his brief US career in the midfield and on both sides of a back line in need, Fabian Johnson told reporters at USMNT camp on Thursday that he expects for Jurgen Klinsmann to use him as a defender when the tournament opens next month in Brazil. Read more here.



Las Vegas



Breaking news from yesterday was that Sin City could be looking to snag an MLS expansion team. Read more here.



Jills Ellis to be USWNT coach?


jill ellis

U.S. Soccer will name Jill Ellis the new head coach of the U.S. Women’s National Team on Friday, a source with knowledge of the hiring process confirmed to SBI on Thursday evening. USA Today has also confirmed it will be Ellis. Read more here.



Brazil Bound



In case you weren't paying attention, over 25 provisional rosters were announced by countries participating in the upcoming World Cup tournament which kicks off June 12. Find them here.






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