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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: 6.20.14


US Youth Soccer Regional Championships



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



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



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


ODP National Camp



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


Katie Cousins

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


Region III media wall

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


US Open Cup


Open Cup

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






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



16 Million



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


foam spray

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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The 50/50 Blog: 6.17.14


America Reacts



You watched. We watched. All these people watched.



Landon Donovan



He may not be playing... but he sure is making some pretty good commercials.



Region IV Championships


2014 FARWEST  (final pms) REGIONALS

Day one is in the books at the 2014 Region IV Championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Click here to read the recap and see the scores.



Ghana vs USA highlights



Take a moment and relive game one of the World Cup for the U.S. National Team. Watch the big moments here.



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