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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Jan. 26 edition:

Jan. 15 edition:

Jan. 9 edition:

Jan. 3 edition:

What I learned reading tons of USSF minutes and transcripts, Part 1 (1998-2009) …

USSF Athlete Council web page

Video clip: Eric Wynalda discusses complexities of youth soccer in America

NASL Sends Letter To U.S. Soccer Concerning Presidential Election

U.S. Soccer presidential election: NASL questions allocation of delegates 

Contrary to Comments, Garber, Gulati’s Actions Show Lobbying for Carter in U.S. Soccer Election

An Open Letter to the United States Soccer Federation from Paul Caligiuri

Despite Ties to Gulati, Cordeiro’s U.S. Soccer Platform Differs From Outgoing President

Planet Futbol podcasts with Grant Wahl (including several with U.S. Soccer President Candidates)

Official Slate of Candidates Confirmed for 2018 U.S. Soccer Presidential Election

Mark your calendar: 40 key dates for 2018

Terry Fisher on why pro/rel in an integrated league structure is essential at the youth level

U.S. Soccer Coaching Education Department Announces Grassroots Pathway Initiative

UCLA’s Amanda Cromwell on women in soccer, the new youth landscape, and role models Tony DiCicco and Lauren Gregg

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

Fifa trial: ex-president of Peru soccer acquitted of corruption charge

Women’s soccer has found its global voice. Federations must listen.

SheBelieves Cup: USA will again host Germany, England and France

MLS grants Nashville expansion club, propelling Music City from underdog to ‘soccer city’

MLS Delays Announcement of Second Expansion Team Awarded This Round

Jan Osborne on Werner Fricker and Sunil Gulati, the national teams in the 1980s and ’90s and the barnstorming Project-40 team

Julie Ertz named U.S. Soccer top female player of 2017

Sophia Smith, scorer for three U.S. teams, is Young Player of the Year

College coaching moves: Waldrum named Pitt’s women’s coach

Dec. 18 edition:

Wait continues on decisions on three fronts with huge implications for American soccer

U.S. Soccer presidential race: Gans asks for independent management of election

U.S. Soccer presidential election: Eight candidates submit letters of nomination

Statement from the Nominating and Governance Committee on Potential Candidates for U.S. Soccer President

Hope Solo Announces She Will be Running for U.S. Soccer President in Facebook Post

Don Garber denies lobbying Kathy Carter to run for USSF presidency

Q&A: Kathy Carter talks pay-to-play, USMNT coach search

Kathy Carter Joins a Crowded Race for U.S. Soccer President

U.S. Soccer presidential race: Kathy Carter, an MLS original

Sunil Gulati’s decision not to seek re-election as U.S. Soccer president is not a surprise

World Cup qualifying failure meant Gulati had to go but his legacy is far-reaching

North America’s bid to host 2026 World Cup jeopardized by falling U.S. popularity

New study finds big drop in soccer participation in key age group

Forward Alex Morgan Wins CONCACAF Female Player of the Year

John Skipper Unexpectedly Resigns As ESPN President, Cites Substance Addiction

USSF set to revamp president’s role, create GM position – sources

Debate: Possible USMNT general manager role raises many issues

Beckham’s new partners have been approved — and final decision on team not far behind

Three judges will hear oral arguments on Friday that could decide NASL’s fate

Christian Pulisic: Youngest U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year

‘New’ National Soccer Hall of Fame to open in October in Texas

There’s hope for Baltimore and other smaller markets to host 2026 World Cup matches

MLS Cup 2017: Toronto FC lays claim to title of MLS’s best team ever

United Soccer Leagues Partners with Select

Garber: Beckham’s Miami franchise ‘coming together rather soon’

U.S.’s World Cup qualifying failure will cost SUM more than $10m – Garber$10m-garber

Harrisburg becomes an American soccer science lab with USL team overhaul

Garber Clarifies MLS Position on Columbus, Says Expansion Bids Could Leap Miami

Minnesota United announces departure of ex-president Nick Rogers

Path to 2019 Women’s World Cup will begin at home for U.S. team

That nutty idea of a World Cup for failed countries? Don’t hold your breath.

NISA pushes back launch plans after only three D3 pro applications were accepted

Dec. 4 edition:

Soccer United Marketing chief Kathy Carter mulling USSF presidency run

Eric Wynalda Dishes on His U.S. Soccer Campaign, War With Merritt Paulson

Deconstructing the American game and the problems so many thought never existed

Q&A with Kyle Martino, U.S. Soccer Federation presidential candidate

Did you tune out after the U.S. failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup? Catch up here.

North Carolina FC’s Curt Johnson on building a sustainable youth-to-pro club, U.S. Soccer’s opportunity and slowing the youth train down

MLS Expansion: Four cities make first cut for first stage

Rochester Rhinos will sit out 2018 USL season

Michelle Akers, American soccer’s first superstar, rates the progress of the U.S. game, women’s and men’s

Doubts raised about Beckham’s Miami MLS bid

Black Friday: NASL champion San Francisco Deltas and founding member FC Edmonton fold

One Week Into FIFA Trial Uncovers Bribes, Death Threats, More Corruption

Report: New riverfront Chicago stadium on drawing board — for USL

National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Induction to be Held Feb. 10 in Orlando

CONCACAF League of Nations Confirmed

Caleb Porter out as Portland Timbers head coach

Real Salt Lake bringing National Women’s Soccer League franchise to Utah

The Players Tribune: Christian Pulisic

National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Induction to be Held Feb. 10 in Orlando

NWSL coaching moves: Denise Reddy returns home to take Sky Blue FC’s reins

‘Heartbreaking’ for Crew fans: Reaction of Columbus backers to MLS talks

Rochester Rhinos’ owner: ‘We are at a crossroads’

FC Cincinnati’s expansion gambit: ‘We will 100 percent privately finance the stadium’

FIFA corruption trial: Star witness tells of bribes for Qatar 2022 votes

United States Ties Portugal to Begin the Task of Rebuilding

Nike Friendlies and Winter Showcase expanded to include women’s components

Riverhounds hire Lilley, replacing Brandt, forced out because of licensing requirements

2017 Men’s and Women’s Nike International Friendlies, DA Winter Showcase to Take Place Nov. 29-Dec. 11

Nov. 14 edition:

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