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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: 9.9.14


Q&A: Sam Mewis on the impact of family in soccer



The 21-year-old has experienced a lot on the soccer field, and much of it has taken place alongside her sister, Kristie. Read More



Greg Maas leads Utah Valley University in inaugural game



Former Utah Youth Soccer Association State Technical Director Greg Maas led the Utah Valley University Wolverines Men’s Soccer team to a 5-1 win over UMass as it kicked off its inaugural season.

Get out and enjoy a local college game with your family.



Top 25 attended soccer games in America



Here is a list of the top 25 attended games in this history of the United States. See it here.





Don't forget to check out the Youth Soccer Month website to keep up-to-date with what's happening this month! Also, make sure you enter our contests every day.



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The 50/50 Blog: 9.8.14


Celebrate Family


This week's Youth Soccer Month theme is Family. Use the game to become closer by enjoying soccer together. Click here for more information on Youth Soccer Month.

Henry rocket


Thierry Henry left no doubt with this right-footed blast. Check out all of this weekend's goals from the MLS here.

Best clearances... EVER

ESPNFC looks at some of the best clearances of all time. Check it out.

Neymar Institute

Neymar Jr. Project Institute

Here is an aerial picture of part of the soon to open Neymar Jr. Project Institute – a football stadium, swimming pool all year round, sports halls, dining halls, classrooms, health services, cardiology, dental, and other units which open to 800 students in October and eventually have about 2,500 students.



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The 50/50 Blog: 9.4.14


Youth Soccer Month Contests!



Make sure you enter our contests EACH DAY during Youth Soccer Month for your chance to win awesome prizes. Enter here.



Tim Howard Q&A


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US Youth Soccer kicks off Week 1 of Youth Soccer Month celebrating fun in soccer with USMNT Goalkeeper and US Youth Soccer alum, Tim Howard. Read More



Sam Snow Q&A



US Youth Soccer Director of Coaching Sam Snow talks about the four themes of Youth Soccer Month — Fun, Family, Friendship and Fitness. Read More



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The 50/50 Blog: 9.2.14


It's Youth Soccer Month!


YSM is here

It's Youth Soccer Month! During the entire month of September we will be celebrating the joys, rewards and benefits of playing youth soccer! Make sure you check out all the great contests and daily giveaways as well as Youth Soccer Month activities happening all over the country!



Czech Republic vs. USA: Latest Form Guide, Live Stream and Predictions

Jurgen Klinsmann has chosen a young and European based squad for the Us Men's National Team friendly against the Czech Republic tomorrow.


You still have time to vote for the MLS Goal of the Week.

Side by side: Falcao poses with the United shirt and assistant manager Ryan Giggs

Radamel Falcao has joined Manchester United on a one-year loan. 

Here is a list of the top 25 spenders in the summer transfer window so far.



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