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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: 4.17.15


MLS All-Stars to face Tottenham


The annual showcase will be played July 29 at 9 p.m. ET at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, home of the Colorado Rapids. Read more here.

Abby Wambach named to Top 100 influential people list


Wambach named to the TIME 100 – THE 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE WORLD. Read more here.



Are you prepared?





This happened



Meet Rodrigo López, who's bounced around all of the American professional leagues during his career. He's currently playing for Sacramento Republic in USL, and on Wednesday, he scored from behind the halfway line.



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The 50/50 Blog: 4.16.15


U.S. Men's National Team vs Mexico


Goal by Jordan Morris 1-0


Goal by Juan Agudelo 2-0



U.S. Women's National Team Stories Coming


Meet the players on the U.S. Women's National Team's World Cup roster April 29th!



Nominate a Player of the Month



Learn more about the Player of the Month honor and nominate someone here.



US Youth Soccer Show


Watch the full episode of the April US Youth Soccer Show



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The 50/50 Blog: 3.30.15


MLS Highlights



Check out all the highlights from this week's MLS games. See them here.



Meanwhile in Belgium....



Marco Weymans, a 17-year-old Belgian who plays for Dutch club PSV, scored from his own half as Belgium's U-19 national team beat Sweden, 2-0.



Under-23 Men's National Team to Face Mexico



The U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team will face its counterpart Mexico on Wednesday, April 22 at 8 p.m. PT at StubHub Center in Carson, California. Read more here.



USWNT players prepare for club season and World Cup


The fast-approaching Women’s World Cup has kept the WNT players tremendously busy around the USA and the world, but they are looking forward to the chance to turn out for their NWSL clubs and play a handful of games before the final stretch run to Canada.



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The 50/50 Blog: 3.27.15


Great Bicycle Kick


Vitor Hugo of Brazil's Palmeiras and Ismael Blanco of Ecuador's demonstrate how to score spectacularly when you receive a high ball with your back to the goal.


Ronaldo the prankster


ronaldo car


Obviously this is a nice promotional situation for Cristiano’s new boot, but we thought it was pretty funny.



Learn a new trick




US Soccer names new Technical Advisor



In the buildup to last summer’s World Cup, Berti Vogts served his compatriot Jurgen Klinsmann as a special advisor to the U.S. Men’s National Team. On Thursday, the 1974 World Cup winner’s job was made a bit more permanent. Read more here.



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