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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: 9.11.14

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Brek Shea

 

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As first reported by ESPN analyst Alexi Lalas and confirmed to MLSsoccer.com by a source close to the negotiations, Shea is on his way to Birmingham City of the English Championship. Read more.

 


 

Real Salt Lake names USL Pro team

 

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Real Salt Lake have settled upon a name for their USL PRO team that will begin play in 2015, as owner Dell Loy Hansen revealed Wednesday in a presentation to the Utah State Fairpark Board of Directors that the outfit would be called the Real Monarchs. Read more.

 


 

Back-heel

 

 

Check out this back-heel goal from Atletico Paranaense striker Dellatorre.

 


 

Beautiful Volley

 

How about this strike from the seventh division of soccer in Belgium? While on the run, he controls a long, high through ball with a right-foot tap and hammers home a volley with his left.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 9.10.14

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Headis

 

What kind of game would you come up with if you combined table tennis, ping pong and header keepie uppies? Learn more.

 


 

MLS Goal of the Week

 

 


 

Carlos Bocanegra

 

 

Carlos Bocanegra is retiring from professional soccer at the end of this season. Relive some of his best moments here.

 


 

College Soccer Top 25 Rankings

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Check out the most recent SoccerAmerica College Top 25 rankings.

 

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The 50/50 Blog: 9.9.14

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

 

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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

 

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

 


 

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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

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Celebrate Family

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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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