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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: 10.30.14

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FC Dallas beats Vancouver

 

The MLS Cup Playoffs, presented by AT&T, kicked off in dramatic fashion on Wednesday night as FC Dallas scored a penalty kick goal with six minutes remaining to knock off the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 in the Western Conference Knockout Round at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Read more.

 


 

Own Goal

 

Less than two minutes after kickoff in this Kenyan Premier League game, Gor Mahia went up, 1-0, against Sofapaka. That it came courtesy of a superb own goal from Sofapaka's Eugene Asike didn't prevent Gor Mahia's players from dancing as if they'd hit the net themselves. 

 


 

More own goals

 

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This is a picture of the one thing you're not supposed to kick in your own goal. Read here why two teams in Indonesia we're TRYING to score in their own goals.

 


 

Raul to join NY Cosmos

 

Raul

Raul, One of the most decorated players in European soccer history, is officially coming to the North American Soccer League next season. Read more here.

 

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