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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: 5.20.14

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Donovan not taking spot for granted

 

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Landon Donovan is, by most estimations, the best player in U.S. Men’s National Team history – but he isn’t taking a fourth consecutive World Cup appearance for granted. Read more here.

 


 

DC United Stadium

 

DC United stadium

The road continues for DC United to try and get their own soccer specific stadium. Read more here.

 


 

Manchester United gets new coach

 

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One of the hottest topics in soccer right now is Louis can Gaal has been named head coach of Manchester United with Ryan Giggs as his assistant. Read more here.

 


 

Mark Geiger

 

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Mark Geiger, 39, was selected in January to referee at this summer’s World Cup, becoming the first American since 2002 to be chosen. The honor was 25 years in the making for Geiger, who refereed at the 2000 National Championships — as well as a half-dozen US Youth Soccer Region I Championships and several US Youth Soccer New Jersey State Cups — before eventually becoming a regular referee for Major League Soccer. Read more here.

 

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