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  1. watfly replied to the thread Wall Street Journal article: "American Soccer Needs More Players" (ugh).

    Incorrect according to their bylaws. US Soccer's primary purpose is "to promote, govern, coordinate, and administer the growth and...

    Feb 23, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  2. watfly rated jpeter's post Agree in the thread Wall Street Journal article: "American Soccer Needs More Players" (ugh).

    Plenty of youth playing soccer, many of the players don't play in structured or sanctioned leagues where the "club" fees price out a...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 12:24 PM
  3. watfly replied to the thread Wall Street Journal article: "American Soccer Needs More Players" (ugh).

    I can't read the whole article because I'm not subscribed to WSJ, but Cordeiro's claim is a joke. We have a quality of programs problem...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  4. watfly liked Paul Spacey's post in the thread A good article about Coaches and Parents here in America.

    Absolutely no doubt that's true a lot; we hear it most weekends. Playing experience is helpful IMO but is not a direct reflection of...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 5:28 PM
  5. watfly replied to the thread A good article about Coaches and Parents here in America.

    I also think it has to a lot to do with arrogance. Some coaches think because they were the Al Bundy of high school soccer that they...

    Feb 20, 2019 at 12:54 PM
  6. watfly liked Denied's post in the thread A good article about Coaches and Parents here in America.

    My kid was out for a year, injury. When he returned I wanted to find a coach who didn't yell all game and make the kids nervous and...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  7. watfly rated Paul Spacey's post Agree in the thread A good article about Coaches and Parents here in America.

    Coaches who joystick players either don't understand the game (often due to a lack of playing experience) or they simply don't...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 8:23 PM
  8. watfly replied to the thread A good article about Coaches and Parents here in America.

    Couldn't agree more with the article, its the plague of youth soccer (well next to clubs and coaches lying). I've spoken to parents...

    Feb 19, 2019 at 4:09 PM