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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: 10.22.14


UEFA Champions League


Yesterday's UEFA Champions League games saw plenty of blow-out scorelines, including this 7-1 win for Bayern Munich over Roma.



CONCACAF Champions League


DC United advance with a win over Tauro FC while Portland fell 3-1 and are out of the tournament.



MLS set to break attendance record


Major League Soccer is set to break its record for average attendance set in 2012. With one week left in the 2014 regular season, MLS is averaging 19,039 fans a game, marking the first time it has topped the 19,000-a-game mark. Read more here.



USMNT vs Colombia?



The Colombian Football Federation announced Tuesday that the World Cup quarterfinalist Cafeteros will take on the U.S. Men’s National Team in a friendly at Craven Cottage on Nov. 14. Read more here.



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The 50/50 Blog: 10.21.14

Steve Prince

USWNT vs Haiti



USA all-time goal scoring leader Abby Wambach scored two goals and the United States soundly defeated Haiti 6-0 at RFK Stadium to earn first place in Group A and a top seed heading into the semifinals of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship.



MLS Goal of the Week voting



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Elise Krieghoff


US Youth Soccer alum Elise Krieghoff just scored a great goal for Cal Poly Women's Soccer.



Soccer America Top 25



Check out the latest Soccer America College Top 25 rankings. Read More


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The 50/50 Blog: 10.20.14


Check this out



This is a picture of the U.S. Men's National team from 1916!



Goalkeeper scores free kick



Rogerio Ceni, the 41-year-old goalkeeper who is Sao Paulo's 11th all-time leading scorer, struck for the 123rd time -- with a free kick that helped down Bahia.  



Battle for Supporters Shield



The LA Galaxy looked to be coasting to victory in the first of its home-and-home series to decide the 2014 Supporters' Shield when the Seattle Sounders struck for two goals in three minutes to earn a deserved 2-2 tie that spoiled Landon Donovan's farewell regular-season match at StubHub Center. Read more.



Carli Lloyd Ice Bath Queen



Some U.S. WNT players love ice baths, some hate them. Almost all of them take the plunge when they do regeneration work. Put midfielder Carli Lloyd in the former category as she takes to ice baths like polar bears to arctic waters.


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The 50/50 Blog: 10.17.14


Orlando City breaks ground




Our fans are the best fans. They came. They saw. They conquered. On a mountain of purple sand. #WeDigPurple

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Awkward red card



The headline says it all.



Landon Donovan Series


If you haven't been watching these you should check them out here.

Revs beat Dynamo



Lee Nguyen leads his team to comeback win in Dominic Kinnear's last game as head coach for Dynamo. Read here.



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