Youth Soccer

FC Dallas 18-Year-Old Completes Transfer To Bayern Munich

Chris Richards, an 18-year-old American center back, is officially a Bayern Munich player. 

The FC Dallas Homegrown Player joined the German giant on loan in July. On Thursday, his move was completed as the Alabama native signed a four-and-a-half-year contract with Bayern. According to reports, FC Dallas will be paid $1.5 million for Richards. 

The Story Of The South American U-20 Championship Is Brazil’s Rodrygo

Last week, the South American U-20 Championship kicked off in Chile, with the top four finishers earning qualification to this summer’s U-20 World Cup in Poland.

U.S. Soccer Launches New Program To Expand Youth Talent Pool — For Boys Only

U.S. Soccer, in hopes of expanding and improving the youth talent pool, has launched a new talent identification program at the U-14 level. Currently, however, this American youth soccer development program is only available for boys. A similar program will be implemented for girls, but they'll have to wait until next season.

USMNT U-18 Forward Scores From Inside Own Half In League One Debut In England

Charlie Kelman may only be on the radar of the most ardent of USMNT supporters, but that may change after Saturday.

The 17-year-old forward has been called up for the U.S. U-18 squad and is currently playing for Southend United in England’s third division. Kelman marked his first appearance with the senior side with one of the best goals in all of England on Saturday (though not all of the UK).

Cart Guys Run Over Injured Player's Foot And Share A Hearty Laugh About It

The Copa São Paulo de Futebol Júnior — a cup competition between Brazilian U-20 teams — was the scene of some more medical-team-on-footballer violence last Sunday, a growing plague on the world’s game.

The Sticky Truth Behind Christian Pulisic’s Mega Transfer And U.S. Solidarity Payments

When Neymar made his record-breaking transfer from Barcelona to PSG, his former Brazilian club Santos, with which he played from the age of 11, received a windfall of nearly $16 million as a solidarity payment.

A Practical Guide For Coaching On Match Day: 7 Steps To Ensure Success

The day has come — no more sessions, drills, videos or talks. It’s time to go face the opponent and come home with three points. Now, what you do before and after the game is as important as what you do during — or during your coaching sessions — so it’s worth analyzing how to be efficient and professional during this time. 

7 Keys To Designing The Perfect Pre-Game Warm Up

Warming up has plenty of benefits, such as: it increases muscular temperature, improves flexibility, promotes concentration, elevates your motivation, etc. Basically, soccer warm up drills lead you to the proper pre-competitive state, and this is very important and very obvious, so I will not go much further on the subject.

Dazzling Barcelona Phenom Clàudia Pina Dashes Mexico’s Dreams, Wins U-17 WWC For Spain

Clàudia Pina was the best player at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. She made sure she played for the best team with a sublime performance in the final against Mexico.

Pina scored twice in the opening 26 minutes to propel Spain to a 2-1 win over Mexico in the U-17 Women’s World Cup final on Saturday in Montevideo, Uruguay.