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Reyna steps down as US Soccer Youth director

May 22, 2013

From U.S. Soccer: Claudio Reyna has left his position as U.S. Soccer Youth Technical Director for a new role with the MLS expansion club New York City Football Club. “During his time U.S. Soccer’s Youth Technical Director, Claudio helped modernize the approach to youth player development in this country and put us on a path… Read More ›

U.S. fails to qualify for U17 World Cup

PANAMA CITY, Panama — The U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team lost 3-1 to Honduras in the quarterfinals of the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship on Sunday. The loss eliminated the U.S. from qualifying for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. In the 42nd minute, Alvaro Romero collected the ball from a throw… Read More ›

U.S. U17s to face Honduras in CONCACAF quarterfinals

PANAMA CITY, Panama — The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team won Group C of the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship after defeating Guatemala 1-0 at Estadio Rommel Fernández on Thursday. Midfielder Corey Baird scored the game’s only goal off an assist from forward Rubio Rubin. As the top seed from Group C, the USA heads into the… Read More ›

U.S. Under-17s open with CONCACAF victory

PANAMA CITY, Panama — The U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team got two goals from Christopher Lema and a late strike from Ahinga Selemani to lead the team to a 3-0 victory against Haiti in its opening match of the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship at Estadio Rommel Fernandez in Panama City, Panama. With the victory, the U.S…. Read More ›

US Soccer names spring Residency players

From US Soccer: U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team head coach Richie Williams has invited 31 players to the 2013 Spring Semester of the U.S. Under-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. In 2013, the U.S. will be participating in the 2013 CONCACAF U-17 Championship, which serves as the qualifying tournament for the 2013 FIFA U-17 World… Read More ›

U.S. names U17 Nike Friendlies team

CHICAGO – U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach Richie Williams has named the 20-player roster that will be competing in the 2012 Nike International Friendlies at Premier Sports Campus in Lakewood Ranch, Fla. The defending champion United States kicks off the tournament Wednesday against last year’s runner-up Brazil, followed by Turkey on Friday and… Read More ›

U18 MNT defender commits to UConn

Dylan Greenberg, one of the nation’s top Class of 2014 prospects, verbally committed to the University of Connecticut on Sunday, his father confirmed Monday morning.