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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: 5.8.14


Leading Lady



Helena Costa became the first female coach in the history of men's professional soccer in France. Costa, 36, will replace former head coach Regis Brouard at Clermont, a club which is currently in 14th place in Ligue 2 — France's second tier league — with two games remaining. Read more about Costa.



How Arsenal players respond to mean tweets


Arsenal players respond to mean tweets by fans in a way you would expect.



Crazy free kick



Teams try crazy free kicks sometimes, and this is definitely one of those. Watch and see if it works.



From Distance



A beautiful curling kick is always fun to watch.


A blast into the past




A look at the Panini stickers of superstar soccer players from 2006 to 2014. Wow!






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