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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: 6.24.14

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Most Watched Match

 

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The dramatic match between the USA and Portugal captured the imagination of the entire country, and the overnight ratings back it up. Read more here.

 


 

Jozy Update

 

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Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t giving up on having Jozy Altidore back in the fold during the World Cup, but that will only happen should the United States advance to the knockout stage. Read more here.

 


 

What will it take to advance?

 

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Sitting in second place and facing Germany there is still a good chance of advancing to the knock-out rounds. Here's how they can do it.

 


 

US Youth Soccer Regional Championships

 

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The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships have concluded. Region II and Region II Championships are underway with the Region I Championships games kicking-off Friday. Follow all the action here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 6.20.14

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US Youth Soccer Regional Championships

 

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Three of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships are taking place right now. Follow them here.

 


 

USA vs Portugal 2002 edition

 

Can they do it again?

 


 

Heads up!

 

 

Even superstars miss every once in awhile as shown by Thomas Muller of Germany.

 


 

KAKA to Orlando City

 

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Thursday's rumors of Brazilian star Kaká joining MLS expansion club Orlando City in 2015 become more real on Friday morning, as the club released a statement about the potential signing. Read more here.

 


 

U.S. Women's National Team

 

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Alex Morgan was back to doing Alex Morgan things leveling the scoreline twice to help USA tie 2-2 against France. Read more here.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 6.19.14

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ODP National Camp

 

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Eighteen girls from the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) have been invited to participate in the US Youth Soccer ODP Girls 1999 National Camp, June 15-22 at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. Learn more here.

 


 

ODP player named National Player of the Year

 

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The 17-year-old Virginia high school standout and member of the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) received a surprise from U.S. Women’s National Team defender Ali Krieger, who presented Cousins with the Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year award... Read more here.

 


 

World Cup Camp Fun

 

 

French stars Paul Pogba and Mathieu Valbuena battled it out at training, continuing to one-up the other while juggling the ball and displaying their great skills.

 


 

US Youth Soccer Region III Championships

 

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The 2014 US Youth Soccer Regional Championships kick-off today with Opening Ceremonies in Baton Rouge, La. Check back here for daily updates.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 6.18.14

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US Open Cup

 

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Check out the results from yesterday and see which MLS team got knocked out.

 


 

Ochoa

 

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You know you were doing something right if your opponents have this to say about you.

 


 

16 Million

 

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16 Million. that is how many fans watched the U.S. Men's National Team take on Ghana on Monday. Read more here.

 


 

9.15 Fair Play Foam Spray

 

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You've seen it being used. Now learn more about the 9.15 Fair Play Foam Spray that referees are using at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

 

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