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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: 8.20.14

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CONCACAF Champions League Highlights

 

Sporting KC vs Real Esteli

 

Portland Timbers vs Alpha United

 


 

Geoff Cameron Asks to Leave Stoke

 

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If you were wondering just why Geoff Cameron was nowhere to be found when Stoke City lost to Aston Villa on Saturday, the reason has become a bit more clear. Read more here.

 


 

Juan Agudelo courted by German club

 

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Juan Agudelo’s status as a free agent makes him an intriguing option to clubs that are still in need of a forward, and we now seem to know one of the parties interested in his services. Read more here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 8.19.14

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Goalkeeper scores from distance

 

It's never feels good to get scored on... so we can only imagine what it must feel like to let a punt bounce over your head.

 


 

CONCACAF Champions League

 

Play begins this week for three of the four U.S. clubs in this year's Concacaf Champions League. Read more here.

 


 

Evolution of jerseys

 

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Check out this article about how jerseys continue to evolve in the sport of soccer.

 


 

This is awesome

 

This may be the most amazing thing we've ever seen. You probably shouldn't start trying to practice this at home, but these guys would be awesome at bicycle kicks and flying volleys. Read a little more here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 8.18.14

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NCAA Preseason soccer has kicked off around the country. Here is a brief social roundup.


Colorado Rapids midfielder, Dillon Serna scored off a ridiculous volley this weekend against DC United and finished it off with a back flip.


Andrea Pirlo, who is known for his bending free-kick goals, scored an unconventional free kick goal this weekend.


Korea DPR through as USA pay the penalty

The US U-20 Women's National team fell in the quarterfinals of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup against Korea DPR in penalty kicks.

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The 50/50 Blog: 8.14.14

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Sounders crush Fire in USOC semifinal
 

 

The Seattle Sounders crushed the Chicago Fire 6-0 in their U.S. Open Cup semifinal to advance to the final to play against the Philly Union. Read more.

 


 

Yedlin to join Tottenham

 

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The 21-year-old has finalized a move to England’s Tottenham Hotspur, with the Premier League side paying a fee of $3.5 million. Yedlin has signed a four-year contract with the club, but is being allowed to stay with to the Sounders for the remainder of the 2014 season. Read more.

 


 

Lessons I've Learned - Rob Stone

 

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Rob Stone is a Fox soccer analyst who also participates with the US Youth Soccer Show answering your submitted questions. Rob shares a bit about what he has learned over the years in the course of his broadcasting career. For any budding sports broadcaster, now would be a good time to pay attention. Read here.

 


 

Nike is back at it
 

 

Nike was all over the World Cup with cool advertising and now with all the major soccer leagues about to kickoff Nike is at it again.

 

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