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Guest Appearance on Across The Pond

Guest Appearance on Across The Pond

This week Soccer Yanks founder, Dan DaRocha, was a special guest on the Across The Pond Podcast. Across The Pond is a podcast focusing on the English Premier League. This episode they discuss the new interpretation of the offside rules, Pedro’s impact on Chelsea, the West Ham vs Bournemouth 7..
U-20 Review

U-20 Review

Despite falling to Serbia after penalties, there is little doubt that the latest U-20 campaign was the most successful in recent memory for the United States. Prior to this year’s tournament, the most successful U-20 run was the 2007 iteration featuring names like Altidore, Bradley, and the infamous Adu. That..
U-20 Primer

U-20 Primer

On May 7, the roster for this summer’s U-20 World Cup was released by US Soccer, laying out the roll of names coach Tab Ramos will have at his disposal in New Zealand. With it, the hopes of American fans sprung to life once more at the promise of new,..
Rookie Tracker: April

Rookie Tracker: April

Injuries, both in the squads and among the rookies themselves, moved the rankings from the first month. Khiry Shelton saw an increase in minutes as NYCFC’s attackers are fighting to spots on the training table. April’s number 2 ranked rookie, Axel Sjöberg, missed four straight matches due with a foot..
Another White Elephant?

Another White Elephant?

Since his announcement as manager way back in 2011, Juergen Klinsmann has espoused a core tenant of bolstering the development process of American talent, domestically and abroad.  Part of his program has most certainly been to encourage the rising stars of American soccer to ply their trade overseas, where coaching,..
The Xavi Complex

The Xavi Complex

Rumors have arisen in the past weeks that Xavi, Spanish midfielder for Barcelona would join MLS side New York City F.C. at the end of his tenure at the big Spanish club. Then shortly thereafter, it was reported by many reputable sources he signed a three year deal with Qatari..