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  1. Mystery Train replied to the thread Elite Junior Athletes : There is No Such Thing..

    I can respect all of that. And, despite my default to cynicism on almost all things club soccer related, I really do believe that the...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 4:22 PM
  2. Mystery Train rated C.A.M.'s post Informative in the thread Girls Development Academy.

    Not allowing HS for the 03 Pilot team. The other DPL team is allowed to play HS.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:30 PM
  3. Mystery Train replied to the thread Girls Development Academy.

    Ah, makes perfect sense. I mean, in that none of this really made any sense to begin with...but I get it now.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:28 PM
  4. Mystery Train liked C.A.M.'s post in the thread Girls Development Academy.

    Too late.... should have deleted the post then. DPL Pilot 03 follows all the DA rules including no high school. Basically US Soccer is...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:26 PM
  5. Mystery Train replied to the thread Girls Development Academy.

    Thanks for clearing that up. I was confused because I personally know several '02 DPL players who played HS ball. So do you know why...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:25 PM
  6. Mystery Train rated timbuck's post Funny in the thread 2 new girls DA clubs announced.

    Will all of the teams that called their teams “pre-academy” now change their names to “post-academy”?

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:23 PM
  7. Mystery Train rated coachsamy's post Funny in the thread 2 new girls DA clubs announced.

    Translation: We are at risk of losing significant amount of $$$ from parents of players that are not elite enough to earn playing time...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:23 PM
  8. Mystery Train rated SOCCERMINION's post Agree in the thread 2 new girls DA clubs announced.

    This is not a good thing, Just as California is polarized and NorthCal top teams being ECNL clubs and SouthCal top teams being DA...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:22 PM
  9. Mystery Train replied to the thread Girls Development Academy.

    I hate to confuse this any further, but DPL does allow HS play. DA doesn't. At least as far as I know. So is this DPL or DA '03...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 3:05 PM
  10. Mystery Train replied to the thread Elite Junior Athletes : There is No Such Thing..

    I also think part of what the guy in the video is saying is that "pathways" don't create those one-percenters that become national team...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 2:29 PM
  11. Mystery Train rated watfly's post Agree in the thread Elite Junior Athletes : There is No Such Thing..

    No, but that's a self-serving statistic. If you insert yourself as the top league in the US it stands to reason that you will have a...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 1:57 PM
  12. Mystery Train rated Pitch pop's post Funny in the thread Girls Development Academy.

    Like I said....... confusion is the new norm. :)

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:56 AM
  13. Mystery Train liked B.B.'s post in the thread US Youth Soccer Announces New League Structure.

    Best post of the month!

    Apr 20, 2018 at 11:52 AM
  14. Mystery Train rated Chalklines's post Agree in the thread Elite Junior Athletes : There is No Such Thing..

    I would bet on the skilled and committed player over a physically talented player to succeed long term any day of the week. Once puberty...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 8:08 PM
  15. Mystery Train rated zebrafish's post Funny in the thread US Youth Soccer Announces New League Structure.

    The fundamental pathway is unchanged... [ATTACH]

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