For our next article in the Soccer 101 series, we’re moving up field to the midfielder position, and downtown to Georgia State University’sAtlanta campus. GSU midfielder Stephen McGill talked with us about the ins and outs of playing his position. CONTINUE READING.
Soccer 101 is a series of articles taking an inside look at what it takes to play the various positions on the field at a high level. In the first article, Lewis Sharpe of the Georgia Gwinnett Collegemen’s team talked to us about playing goalie. CONTINUE READING.
Mark Bersonhas been the head coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks men’s soccer team for 36 incredibly successful years. An abbreviated list of his accomplishments include… CONTINUE READING.
As a soccer fan, I know the basics of the game and can recognize good play when I see it. I’ve kicked the ball around, but I’ve never been coached on how to really play the game. So I was interested to learn what it really takes to play soccer at high level. And if you want to learn something, there’s no better place to go than to college.
(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan) Georgia Gwinnett Preparing for AII Tournament
The Georgia Gwinnett College women’s and men’s soccer teams had a successful week in preparation for hosting the AII postseason tournament later this month. The GGC women started the week by taking a 1-0 double-overtime win at home against West Georgia. Mary Vernetti knocked in the game winner, moving the Grizzlies to 13-3-1 on the year.
(Atlanta – GA / By Glenn Boylan) It was a very interesting week on the Atlanta soccer scene. Let’s take a look…
The New York Cosmos clinched the NASL Fall Championship Saturday night with a win over San Antonio. The Cosmos will now face the Atlanta Silverbacks – two weeks in a row. Saturday, November 2 is the final regular season game for both teams. Then they’ll face off again one week later in the NASL Soccer Bowl. Both games will be played in Atlanta at Silverbacks Park. CONTINUE READING
Landon Timothy Donovan (born March 4, 1982) is an American soccer player currently playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy and the United States men's national team. He has played for Bayer Leverkusen, San Jose Earthquakes, Bayern Munich, and Everton. He usually plays as an attacking midfielder on the right wing or as a withdrawn forward. Though rare, he can also be used as an attacker on the left wing. CONTINUE READING
Timothy Matthew "Tim" Howard (born March 6, 1979) is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Everton and the United States national team. Howard started his career with the North Jersey Imperials before making a move to the MetroStars. CONTINUE READING
Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey /ˈdɛmpsi/ (born March 9, 1983) is an American soccer player who plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer and is the captain of the United States national team. Growing up in Nacogdoches, Texas, Dempsey played for one of the top youth soccer clubs in the state, the Dallas Texans, before playing for Furman University's men's soccer team.