News of Interest

US Club Soccer has launched a feature to members called the News of Interest, a regular compilation of recent news articles encompassing all levels of our sport. As new editions are added, older news will be replaced. By being included in the News of Interest, US Club Soccer is not necessarily endorsing the views of the writer and/or publication.

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Nov. 14:

VIDEO: U.S. Soccer presidential candidates at GotSoccer forum

U.S. Soccer election: Members have until Nov. 27 to withdraw support

Landon Donovan Won’t Run for President But Eyes Active Role in Shaping U.S. Soccer

Q&A with Carlos Cordeiro, U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election candidate

Q&A with Michael Winograd, U.S. Soccer Federation presidential election candidate

Kyle Martino Enters Race for U.S. Soccer President

U.S. Soccer president: Kyle Martino enters race, lauding his ‘soccer PhD’

Paul Caligiuri throws his name into hat for U.S. Soccer president

Eric Wynalda ‘afraid’ of Sunil Gulati, Carlos Cordeiro impact on U.S. soccer

Ex-U.S. international Paul Caligiuri to run for U.S. Soccer presidency

Carlos Cordeiro, Gulati’s Right-Hand Man and VP, Runs for U.S. Soccer President

SPECIAL MEETING: U.S. Soccer board members request session regarding history of U.S. national coach hirings

Carlos Cordeiro: ‘I have harbored ambitions for a long time’

U.S. Men’s National Team to Open 2018 with Friendly Against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Jan. 28 at StubHub Center

Why this spot in KCK is key to the future of the chaotic U.S. men’s soccer program

Pay-to-Play: The complexity of high-cost youth soccer explained by former Bay Area club president Eric Sippel

USA-Canada: Rapinoe finishes comeback year with big performance in 3-1 win

NASL Final: Deltas shrug off uncertainty to beat Cosmos

Hope Solo accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault at 2013 FIFA Gala

Cities bidding to host World Cup 2026 games will make presentations in Houston

Hummer: Addiction to GotSoccer stifling youth soccer progress

Austin is made not so subtle pitch about securing MLS team

USA-Canada: Americans lucky to get out of BC Place with draw

Brad Friedel takes job as New England Revolution head coach

MLS in Nashville? Stadium plan boosts Music City’s hopes.

Richard Groff: ‘We need to keep doing what we do well’

Montreal Impact hires former French international and EPL and Ligue 1 manager Remi Garde as head coach

Phil Murphy, Sky Blue FC’s majority owner, is elected New Jersey governor

ECNL and United Soccer Coaches launch education and awards partnership

Sarachan Calls 21 Players for Friendly vs. Third-Ranked Portugal

NASL’s plea: ‘The clock is ticking right now’

NASL v. USSF: Why court ruling against NASL was not unexpected

Court Denies NASL’s Request for Injunction in Lawsuit vs. U.S. Soccer

Sasho Cirovski: We need to define an ‘American Way’ and end the divisiveness

PSV president: Columbus Crew ‘could not be any more serious’ about move

Jonathan Gonzalez will get last word in USA-Mexico tug-of-war

Detroit throws wrinkle into MLS expansion process

Arena and Dorrance will be inducted into United Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame

Insider Notes: U.S. Soccer CEO Flynn Does 180 on Plans to Step Away

Everybody Wins: Simple Steps for Fixing the Faulty MLS Playoff Format

Nick Lusson, California coach brings sheriff’s program to under-served, addresses solutions for pay-to-play and soccer’s arms race

NASL vs USSF October 31, 2017 Hearing Notes

Oct. 26:

Who’s who in the race to be the next U.S. Soccer Federation president

FIFA Scandals: First sentence is eight months for wire fraud and conspiracy

Charlie Stillitano Decides Against Running for U.S. Soccer President

NASL Filing Alleges SUM Tried to Buy New York Cosmos to Eliminate Club

World Cup 2026 bid director Kristick says current climate doesn’t affect effort

U.S. considers potential host cities for 2026 World Cup bid

Sarachan will coach USMNT in November friendly against Portugal

New North American Survey Shows Broad Support for United Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

Lawsuit: NASL declares it has ‘team agreements’ with eight new teams

Report: Charlotte bid for MLS expansion team hits dead-end

U.S. MNT Assistant Coach Dave Sarachan to Guide MNT in November 14 Friendly vs. Portugal

Crowd Count: Atlanta United sets U.S. pro soccer attendance record

MLS Decision Day: Toronto FC sets points record, San Jose claims final playoff berth

The USA’s World Cup fiasco and the vain search for culprits

Fluid, Potential Election Field Points to Chaotic U.S. Soccer Presidential Campaign

Case for change: Wynalda and Gans make their arguments to succeed Gulati at Lake Tahoe soccer forum

Eric Wynalda to stand for U.S. Soccer presidency, eyes changes to MLS

U.S. Soccer presidential hopefuls will make case to key constituency in Lake Tahoe

WNT Puts on a Show in 6-0 Defeat of Korea Republic in Cary, N.C.

USA-England, Very poor start dooms tentative Americans

Waldrum approved to be Nigerian women’s national team coach

WNT Downs Korea Republic 3-1 in New Orleans

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2018 U.S. Soccer Werner Fricker Builder Award

Hugo Perez: It’s time for the USA to embrace creative, entertaining, total soccer

Oct. 17:

Police now investigating over 2,000 child abuse referrals in football

NASL vs. USSF: Court filings show settlement discussions were ongoing

Columbus appears to face an uphill battle with Austin to retain Crew SC

Claudio Reyna: Culture of Arrogance in American Soccer

Academy Directors Abroad: Club Brugge’s Individual Focus

Is compensation from pros to U.S. youth clubs on the horizon? Attorney Lance Reich provides an update on the quest

Jermaine Jones takes to Instagram … ‘It’s the truth’

Defiant Gulati doesn’t plan on resigning

Bruce Arena Resigns as U.S. Men’s National Team Head Coach

FIFA president Gianni Infantino backs VAR after phantom Panama goal

More trouble for FIFA, Qatar and French soccer

USA Advances to U-17 World Cup Round of 16 as Third Place Finisher in Group A after 3-1 Loss to Colombia

Soccer coaches say USMNT’s big loss won’t be felt at the grass-roots level

USMNT’s Failure To Qualify For World Cup Could Result In Big Changes To Federation

Arrogance, Poor Play, Fine Margins: The Anatomy of USA’s World Cup Qualifying Failure

On Soccer: FIFA should spend on spreading tech, not itself

Reaction to U.S. World Cup debacle: Time is now for change at top

U.S. Soccer-bashing overlooks the rise of a promising new generation of players

USA Takes Control of Group A at 2017 U-17 World Cup with 1-0 Win vs. Ghana

NWSL Playoffs: Portland overwhelms Orlando, North Carolina edges Chicago

Clay Berling, Soccer America founder, dies at age 86

2017 U-17 World Cup: USA beats India in front of huge crowd in New Delhi

USA-Panama: Canaleros have no answer for the ‘muchacho’

The Missing Years: U.S. Soccer’s Development Gap

Hank Steinbrecher on legacy of the ’90s, moving national team forward, youth development and training compensation

World Cup 2026 bid committee reduces city list from 41 to 32

Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay planning joint bid for 2030 World Cup

Nashville mayor pushes plan for $250 million soccer stadium

A+E’s Evan Silverman on NWSL and Lifetime, selling women’s pro soccer and challenge of raising awareness

Dave Van Den Bergh Named Full-Time U-15 Boys’ National Team Head Coach as Scott Spencer and Austin Daniels Appointed Development Academy Technical Advisor

Verbal abuse from parents, coaches is causing a referee shortage in youth sports

Sept. 29:

A coach’s life: Benjamin Ziemer combines backyard brotherhood experience with worldwide lessons

Fox will go heavy on network coverage of World Cup 2018

Brooklyn court to hear NASL and FIFA cases days apart

Wynalda confirms he will duel with Gulati for U.S. Soccer presidency

Hackworth Names USA Roster for 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India

Primer: What NASL’s suit against U.S. Soccer is all about

Tab Ramos to Continue as U.S. Soccer Youth Technical Director

The 2019 Women’s World Cup in France is beginning to take shape

Report: Revs’ Heaps becomes fifth MLS coaching casualty

Last-Gasp Meeting to Shape Future of NASL–and U.S. Soccer’s Club Landscape

Greensboro, N.C. to host Girls’ Development Academy Spring Showcase

North America’s 2026 World Cup bid takes another step

ECNL Coaching Symposium announced for 2018 in San Diego

Californian Edwin Lara debuts for Pachuca

Midwest teams join growing UPSL

Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis appointed to Uefa’s executive committee

Sept. 6:

With Panama victory, U.S. soccer slips to 4th in CONCACAF World Cup race

Fifa to review rankings system after friendlies harm England’s World Cup seeding

U.S. Soccer Not Extending NASL’s Division 2 Sanctioning Into 2018

U.S. soccer team boosts World Cup hopes by salvaging draw against Honduras

Arena: ‘They out-played us and out-coached us’

Nineteen candidates embark on U.S. Soccer Academy Directors Course

U.S. Soccer Grants Fan Members Two Representatives on National Council

Anson Dorrance: It should be ‘moral imperative to grow the game’ so an NWSL player isn’t making $16,000 (Part 2)

Anson Dorrance on Mallory Pugh, foreign talent in college, how far it’s come, and what can be improved (Part 1)

Recognize to Recover, Presented by Thorne, and Thinktaylor Partner for Concussion Awareness Week During Development Academy Opening Weekends

U.S. Soccer Announces Next Dates for A-Youth and B Courses

New Division 3 league NISA places first eight markers

U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy to launch on September 2

Record-High 108 Teams Enter Local Qualifying for 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

Lisa Carnoy unanimously elected to U.S. Soccer Board of Directors

How Kids’ Sports Became a $15 Billion Industry

Girls’ Development Academy Completes Technical Advisor Group

MLS Cup playoffs push games to weeknights

WNT to End 2017 Schedule vs. Canada in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 12