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Roxborough United: The little soccer club that could

Roxborough United fights the good fight: against deep-pocketed suburban clubs.

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Switching clubs: A youth soccer story

Fans’ View contributor Scott Ellis switches things up a bit, as his son switches clubs.

Featured / Local Spotlight / Youth Soccer

For Valley Soccer Club, a recent Icelandic adventure continues a tradition of international travel

A soccer club from Montgomery County has been traveling overseas for over thirty years. Guest contributor Mike Freed shares the story of Valley Soccer Club and its recent adventure to Reykjavik, Iceland.

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The “Merciless Rule”

I learned a long time ago that kids aren’t stupid. They know that scoring is the most fun-filled part of the game, and If soccer isn’t fun they’ll quit. And the kids are right. The Mercy Rule is Merciless.

Photo by Earl Gardner
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Youth soccer travel madness, part 2

The biggest chunk of our travel fees go to our coaches. Are they worth it?

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Youth soccer travel madness

A short rant about the cost in time and money of elite travel teams.

Commentary / Youth Soccer

Youth development: Broad or deep?

What is the best approach to developing youth players? High school soccer coach and PSP contributor Josh Trott explores.

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A soccer mom sheds a tear…

A change is coming to one soccer household, and this soccer mom isn’t sure how she feels about it.

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Going to the IberCup 2017

Justin Ellis is headed to the IberCup youth tournament in Dallas along with his club, Contintental FC. His dad, Scott Ellis, shares their experience.

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Union Pre-Academy gets it right — a parent’s view

Tryouts for Philadelphia Union’s inaugural Junior Pre-Academy have begun. PSP contributor Scott Pugh shares his perspective as his young son goes out for the team.