Youth Development

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26 April 2017
Play up top, play wide, but in U.S. Soccer, you don't play high through the middle. How Lavelle develops could change that.
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
26 April 2017
A club legend has been brought back to start the new venture, one that could prove a new battleground with a coming rival.
20 April 2017
Claudio's son is the brightest prospect in an improving system, one that can leverage all of New York City's talent.
John Dorton-ISI Photos
21 March 2017
MLS and Development academies have made the program obsolete, but there's no denying Bradenton's legacy within U.S. soccer.
20 March 2017
MLS' latest roster-mechanism fad rewards teams with USL reserve teams, and shows how far MLS has come in scouting and roster management.
10 March 2017
The world's first soccer field in a train station could unite community and become a model for the rest of the world to follow
Gary Rohman-USA TODAY Sports
10 March 2017
The U-20 U.S. men's national team finally conquered CONCACAF. These prospects could soon flourish at the senior level.
ISI Photos-Jane Gershovich
8 March 2017
The women's game has come a long way, but there's a lot to be done to reach gender equality in coaching.
Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports
21 February 2017
Rapid expansion leaves no shortage of roster spots. Winning time in starting XIs, though? That's a higher bar.
16 February 2017
U.S. Soccer's latest hire explains why the new academy system is so important.


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