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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: 9.18.13


UEFA Champions League Kicks-Off

The  UEFA Champions League group stages kicked-off yesterday and there were plenty of goals to be seen. Check out the game highlights here on


Eastside FC players invited to U-14 Girls National Camp

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Eastside FC 98 defender Zoe Milburn has been invited to the US Soccer U-14 Girls' National Team camp. Read more here. Her teammate, Joanna Harber, who was the leading scorer during Eastside's run to the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championship, was also invited to the camp. Full list here.


The Original Soccer Mom

Ever wonder what the orginal soccer mom looked like? Well here's a good image from the cover a documentary called "The Other Sport" that includes information about former U.S. Women's National Team Coach Pia Sundhage.
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Son of our Blogger

Robbie Boyd, son of our Parent's Blog writer Susan Boyd, scored a goal and notched an assist in his college game this weekend. Boyd plays for University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has helped the Panthers get off to a 4-0-1 start and grabbed the Horizon League's Player of the Week honors. Boyd grew up playing in the presitigious US Youth Soccer National Championship Series with the Chicago Magic (pictured above) Read more.


Sounders on Top

The Seattle Sounders are sitting pretty on top of the MLS Power Rankings after taking down Western Conference foes Real Salt Lake. With less than two weeks to go in the MLS regular season where is your MLS team sitting in the power rankings? Find out here.



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