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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What I learned reading tons of USSF minutes and transcripts, Part 1 (1998-2009) …
https://rantingsoccerdad.com/2017/12/31/what-i-learned-reading-tons-of-ussf-minutes-and-transcripts-part-1-1998-2009/

USSF Athlete Council web page
https://ussfathletecouncil.com/

Video clip: Eric Wynalda discusses complexities of youth soccer in America
https://twitter.com/danielworkman/status/947255277598003200

NASL Sends Letter To U.S. Soccer Concerning Presidential Election
http://www.nasl.com/news/2017/12/28/nasl-sends-letter-to-us-soccer

U.S. Soccer presidential election: NASL questions allocation of delegates
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76230/us-soccer-presidential-election-nasl-questions.html 

Contrary to Comments, Garber, Gulati’s Actions Show Lobbying for Carter in U.S. Soccer Election
https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/12/22/kathy-carter-us-soccer-election-president-sunil-gulati-don-garber

An Open Letter to the United States Soccer Federation from Paul Caligiuri
http://3vjhyn2i4tw93whkoj1sjvwx.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Open-Letter-to-US-Soccer.pdf

Despite Ties to Gulati, Cordeiro’s U.S. Soccer Platform Differs From Outgoing President
https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/12/20/carlos-cordeiro-us-soccer-president-election-platform

Planet Futbol podcasts with Grant Wahl (including several with U.S. Soccer President Candidates)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/planet-f%C3%BAtbol-with-grant-wahl/id999062153?mt=2

Official Slate of Candidates Confirmed for 2018 U.S. Soccer Presidential Election
https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2017/12/20/16/12/20171220-news-official-slate-of-candidates-confirmed-for-2018-us-soccer-presidential-election

Mark your calendar: 40 key dates for 2018
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76257/mark-your-calendar-40-key-dates-for-2018.html

Terry Fisher on why pro/rel in an integrated league structure is essential at the youth level
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76216/terry-fisher-on-why-prorel-in-an-integrated-leagu.html

U.S. Soccer Coaching Education Department Announces Grassroots Pathway Initiative
https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2017/12/20/22/28/20171220-news-us-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
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76219/uclas-amanda-cromwell-on-women-in-soccer-the-new.html

U.S. Soccer Announces Next Dates for A-Senior, A-Youth and B Coaching Courses
https://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2017/12/22/20/50/20171222-news-coaching-education-2018-dates-for-a-senior-a-youth-and-b-coaching-courses

Fifa trial: ex-president of Peru soccer acquitted of corruption charge
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/dec/26/fifa-trial-ex-president-of-peru-soccer-acquitted-of-corruption-charge

Women’s soccer has found its global voice. Federations must listen.
http://www.espn.com/espnw/voices/article/21803759/2017-stories-impact-women-soccer-found-global-voice-federations-listen

SheBelieves Cup: USA will again host Germany, England and France
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76181/shebelieves-cup-usa-will-again-host-germany-engl.html

MLS grants Nashville expansion club, propelling Music City from underdog to ‘soccer city’
http://www.tennessean.com/story/sports/nashvillesc/2017/12/20/mls-expansion-nashville-announcement-live-stream/947951001/

MLS Delays Announcement of Second Expansion Team Awarded This Round
https://www.si.com/soccer/2017/12/21/mls-expansion-timeline-don-garber-cincinnati-detroit-sacramento

Jan Osborne on Werner Fricker and Sunil Gulati, the national teams in the 1980s and ’90s and the barnstorming Project-40 team
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76159/jan-osborne-on-werner-fricker-and-sunil-gulati-th.html

Julie Ertz named U.S. Soccer top female player of 2017
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76163/julie-ertz-named-us-soccer-top-female-player-of.html

Sophia Smith, scorer for three U.S. teams, is Young Player of the Year
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76166/sophia-smith-scorer-for-three-us-teams-is-youn.html

College coaching moves: Waldrum named Pitt’s women’s coach
https://www.socceramerica.com/publications/article/76149/college-coaching-moves-waldrum-named-pitts-women.html