Steffen Not in Bad Form

Long-time USMNT No. 1 goalkeeper Zack Steffen has had a bad game again , this time for Middlesbrough in the English Championship. An idea often expressed in American soccer circles is that Steffen is in…

What is Football Starts at Home®?

At its core, the Football Starts at Home® mindset emphasizes two things: the importance of getting children comfortable with having the ball at their feet as soon as possible, and the vital role that parents play in early childhood…

MLS NEXT Cup 2022

The MLS NEXT Cup marks the end to the 2022 MLS NEXT academy season. MLS broadcasted a selection of games from the U19, U17, U16 and U15 age groups. I watched the broadcasted games and took note of the…

Top 50 u20 Spring 2022 Edition

Gideon Sutherland (@GideonSuth), Alex Calabrese (@amcalabrese12) & Marcus Chairez (@chai_asc) put their combined youth national team brainpower together to develop the Spring 2022 Top 50 U20 edition.  Rank Player Position Club Birth Year 1 Ricardo Pepi CF Augsburg 2003 2 Kevin Paredes WF Wolfsburg 2003 3 Justin Che CB Hoffenheim 2003 4 Axel Perez AM Lyon 2007 5 Cruz Medina CM San Jose 2006 6 Jonathan Gómez FB Real Sociedad 2003 7 Obed Vargas DM Seattle 2005 8 Adrian Gill CM Barcelona 2006 9 Pedro…