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MLS TEAMS START TO TRAIN IN SMALL GROUPS

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Preparing To Play, MLS Clubs Begin Voluntary Small Group Training Sessions

Major League Soccer (MLS) today announced that clubs may begin to use outdoor team training fields for small group training sessions in compliance with detailed health and safety protocols that were created in consultation with medical and infectious disease experts.



All small group training sessions are voluntary and may not be in conflict with local public health officials or government policies.

The small group training sessions will provide an opportunity for players to perform fitness and technical workouts in small groups while maintaining physical distancing protocols, even within individual groups.

Prior to initiating small group training sessions, every team must submit to MLS a club-specific plan that has been reviewed and approved by the club’s medical staff and local...

TERMINATION TERRORS: RED FLAGS, STRATEGIES & SOLUTIONS FOR YOUTH SOCCER

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A New Series on Creating Good Leadership In Youth Soccer:

Red Flags, Strategies, and Solutions For Youth Soccer

As the popularity of soccer increases all across America, it is more important than ever that we have excellence in leadership on all levels of the game … from youth soccer to the professional. Here is Part 4 of the 4-part series from Ruth Nicholson on a major part of the turmoil in youth soccer.

Part 1: TERMINATION TERRORS: WHY DIRECTORS OF COACHING GET FIRED

Part 2: TERMINATION TERRORS: THE IMBALANCE OF POWER IN YOUTH SOCCER

Part 3: TERMINATION TERRORS: YOUTH SOCCER CLUB’S BOARD OF DIRECTOR’S VIEW

Who Responded...

FORMER MLS PRO KYLE MARTINO ON DIVORCE AND QUARANTINING TOGETHER

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Kyle Martino Opens Up About His Divorce on “The Cooligans”

Always fun to get a behind the scene look at one of America’s famous soccer stars, here is the scoop on the upcoming episode of “The Cooligans.”

Former MLS star and midfielder for the Columbus Crew and LA Galaxy, Kyle Martino, sat down with “The Cooligans” this week on fubo Sports Network to talk about his divorce with actress Eva Amurri (Californication, Saved).

You might remember Martino also for his run for president of U.S. Soccer. While this former US Men’s National Team star turned NBC Sports Analyst did not win the presidency and has often referred to it as losing the biggest game of his life, Martino is a fixture in the American soccer world and an influencer.



As a former pro with big aspirations, Martino is also...

SAN DIEGO’S ACCELERATED PLAN TO RESTART YOUTH SOCCER – WILL GOV NEWSOM SIGN IT?

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San Diego Supervisor Kristin Gaspar on San Diego’s plan to Bring Back Youth Soccer

In-Depth Interview on the current effort to get the tens of thousands of youth soccer players back playing youth soccer in San Diego and loosen the restrictions in place in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The approval to resume youth sports as part of Phase 2 will effectively restart segments of the youth soccer economy which has been shuttered since the pandemic provoked California’s stay-at-home order on March 4th.

The impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19 on San Diego’s youth soccer scene has been dramatic. With an unprecedented shutdown of youth sports in an effort to flatten the curve and slow the spread of the pandemic, youth soccer fields were closed. While several Southern California counties are restarting their economies as the USA relaxes it’s stay-at-home Coronavirus COVID19 restrictions, San Diego is pushing for youth soccer to...
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