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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: 10.24.14


SKC bows out


Two days after the Portland Timbers, needing as little as a one-goal loss to advance, fell at Olimpia of Honduras to exit Concacaf Champions League, Sporting Kansas City exited when it lost to Saprissa of Costa Rica, 2-0.



This makes us sad



We can't even imagine what the penalty taker must feel after slipping here.



USWNT vs Mexico



The US women's national team can punch their ticket to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada in today’s matchup with Mexico (7:30 ET; Fox Sports 1) in the semifinals of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. Read more.



Aron Johannsson


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Aron Johannsson made his long-awaited return Monday by finding the back of the net. Read more here.



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The 50/50 Blog: 10.23.14


Throwback Thursday




Ever wonder where Freddy Adu is now? Read more here.


Orlando City SC



Orlando fan? Waiting for Kaka to join the league? Check out Orlando city SC's new website here.



Real Madrid vs Liverpool



Real Madrid took down Liverpool. Read up on all of yesterday's UCL action.



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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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