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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: 10.20.14


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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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The 50/50 Blog: 10.16.14


US Youth Soccer ODP



US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Girls Thanksgiving Interregional, set to take place Nov. 21-28 at Spanish River Athletic Park in Boca Raton, Fla. Read more here:



Sitcom about Robbie Rodgers?



Rogers’ story is about to made into a pilot for a sitcom. ABC will make the single-camera pilot, which will feature both family and workplace settings to tell Rogers’ life story, which was optioned for television by Universal back in July. Read more here.



SC Top 10



US Youth Soccer alum, Jason Stacy, scored a great goal for Michigan State.



U.S. Women's National Team Highlights



The U.S. Women's National Team beat Trinidad & Tobago 1-0 to start out the Women's CONCACAF Championship. A goal from Abby Wambach gave the USA all three points at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.




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The 50/50 Blog: 10.15.14


U.S. Men's National Team vs Honduras



Miss the game? Check out the highlights above.



U.S. Women's National Team


2008 WNT MorganvTRI

The U.S. Women’s National Team will enter its sixth CONCACAF Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament when it goes for one of three automatic berths at the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which runs Oct. 15-26 in four cities in the United States: Chicago, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Read more.



Ronaldo doing Ronaldo things








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