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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: 10.29.14

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Soccer America Top 25

 

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We didn't get these in yesterday's 50/50 blog but here they are now. Check out the top 25.

 


 

Russia 2018

 

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FIFA and World Cup 2018 organizers introduced the official logo for the tournament that will be held in Russia for the first time. Read more here.

 


 

2014 MLS Goal of the Year voting

 

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The goals kept coming in 2014, and now it's your turn to decide which one was the best. Vote here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 10.28.14

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No more Chivas USA

 

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Effective immediately, Chivas USA will cease operations. On Thursday, Oct. 30, the League will announce a new MLS Los Angeles club and ownership group. The new club will begin play in 2017. Read more here.

 


 

Klinsmann named to 10-coach shortlist

 

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A Round of 16 finish at this summer's World Cup may or may not have been enough to satisfy the ever-growing appetite of US national team fans, but it did help earn head coach Jurgen Klinsmann consideration for a lofty award from FIFA. Read more here.

 


 

Who doesn't love a good bicycle kick goal?

 

We do.

 


 

New Hi-Vis Nike Ball

 

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Nike, the official ball supplier to three of the biggest football leagues in Europe — Barclays Premier League, Serie A TIM and La Liga BBVA — unveils the Nike Ordem Hi-Vis ball for the winter season. Read more here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 10.27.14

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USWNT wins women's CONCACAF crown

 

 

 

The U.S. WNT rolled past Costa Rica 6-0 to win the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship crown.

 


 

Bradley Wright Phillips ties season goal scoring record

 

A critical match for the shape of the Eastern Conference matchups in the MLS Cup Playoffs concluded the 2014 regular season Sunday evening as Sporting Kansas City played host to the New York Red Bulls at Sporting Park.

 


 

Incredible futsal goal

 

Japan’s Yuki Morata seizes a turnover, nutmegs a defender, sizes up the soon to be helpless Guatemalan keeper, and that’s when things really heat up.

 


 

El Clasico Highlights

 

Real Madrid defeated Barcelona in Luis Suarez' season debut.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 10.24.14

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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

 

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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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