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Ballon d'Or: Winners in full

by Football News

Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or for the second straight year on Monday, here are the full winners from a glitzy ceremony in Zurich... Read more

Wambach named 2014 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year

by NWSL news

(Dec. 23, 2014) – Western New York Flash and U.S. Women’s National Team forward Abby Wambach has been named the 2014 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year, it was announced today. This year, Wambach helped lead the U.S... Read more

Nominees set for 2014 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year

by NWSL news

CHICAGO (Dec. 2, 2014) – U.S. Soccer announced the five nominees for 2014 U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. This year’s field features midfielders Lauren Holiday and Carli Lloyd and forwards Sydney Leroux, Christen Press and Abby Wambach... Read more

How Can Youth Soccer Players Improve Shooting Accuracy?

by Blake Lovell

Shooting accuracy is an important skill for youth soccer players.  Not every shot that you take on goal will need to be filled with power, but instead, will require a bit of a technical touch to reach the back of the net... Read more

The American Outlaws and the 2015 Women’s World Cup

by Tom Blanton

When John Brooks scored the game-winning goal for the U.S. during its summer World Cup match against Ghana, fans in packed bars across the country tossed hats and waved flags. America, it seemed, was finally embracing soccer... Read more

Discussing Soccer with Mia Hamm

by Tom Blanton

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with retired United States women’s national soccer superstar Mia Hamm to discuss the current state of the sport in America, this summer’s World Cup and her experiences as a prolific goal-scorer... Read more

Abby Wambach Named NWSL Player of the Week

by Kim Tate

Scoring two goals in their 2-1 victory over FC Kansas City, Western New York Flash striker Abby Wambach was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 5 of the 2013 NWSL season... Read more