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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: 4.10.14


I believe


That we will win!



UEFA Champions League


Bayner vs Man utd

Check out the highlights to these UEFA Champions League clashes between Bayern Munich and Man United and Barcelona and Atletico Madrid.



CONCACAF Champions League


Tijuana started three American players but fell 2-0 to Cruz Azul and are now knocked out of the tournament. Corona and Castillo both had great looks at goal but neither could find the goal needed.



Goalie blunder and fair play



You will not only see one of the biggest goalie blunders but also some extremely fair play after it happens.



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The 50/50 Blog: 4.9.14


Online Education



Did you know that US Youth Soccer offers a variety of online courses for parents and coaches? Course cover things like basic soccer knowledge for parents, a course about concussions, and even age specific courses for coaches. If you haven't taken one yet you should learn more now.



Don't break the camera



Ok... it may not be real. But it sure looks real! Strikes like these from Hazard strike fear into the keepers across the English Premier League and soon the World Cup in Brazil.



MLS in Atlanta?



Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has his eyes set on bringing and MLS expansion side to Atlanta. How close is he? Find out here.



US Youth Soccer Player of the Month



Do you know a youth soccer player who should be recognized for his or her achievements, both on and off the field? If so, send in a nomination to have that young person honored as a US Youth Soccer Player of the Month.



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The 50/50 Blog: 4.8.14


Coaches Blog


sam snow

Did you know that our Director of Coaching, Sam Snow, has a blog about coaching on our website? Make sure you check it out to get some great coaching insight on various topics.



Daniel Sturridge



This is a phenomenal video of Liverpool Striker Daniel Sturridge surprising kids at a local school. The kids are absolutely thrilled to meet one of their heroes.



Bad Choice



It is never the right decision to kick the ball away after your opponent scores. In this case, it goes terribly wrong as a player hits his teammate square in the face.



MLS Power Rankings


power rankings MLS

Check out the latest Power Rankings from Where does your favorite team sit in the standings?



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The 50/50 Blog: 4.7.14


Jimmy Conrad for USWNT Coach


Now that Tom Sermanni has been released as the Head Coach of the U.S. Women's National Team former U.S. Men's National Team player Jimmy Conrad is gunning for the position.


Pele meets with Jon Stewart




Julian Green



We may have shown this before, but we thought now that Green has played in his first official match we'd give you another glimpse of what could come in the the future for him.



Common Goals


common goals

Check out the most recent issue of our 'Common Goals' newsletter. Keep yourself current each month with the most recent news and upcoming events for US Youth Soccer players, parents and coaches. Read it here:



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