6 NCAA players poised for the pros

The 2018 NCAA soccer season is in full swing and most programs have played between four and six games. Here is an early-season look at the top NCAA men’s players catching the attention of pro scouts.

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UEFA Nations League: An introduction to the world’s newest national soccer competition

Soccer fans, especially in Europe, get ready. A new highly-debated and biannual international soccer competition begins on Thursday, September 6. The UEFA Nations League is a competition between the 55 member nations of UEFA and was developed as a means to eliminate "meaningless international friendlies"…

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Three clubs most likely to challenge Manchester City for the 2018-19 title

With the transfer window officially closed (for the English clubs at least) and Premier League football right at our doorstep, it seems the right time to discuss the upcoming season. Let’s look at the clubs likely to challenge Manchester City for the 2018-19 title…

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4 years at a time - World Cup nostalgia

I know it’s been over for a while, but I’ve just started to shake off my post-World Cup funk. The weeks after the World Cup hit hardest for “strange” Americans like me--we’re the weirdos that pay attention to the game whether it’s trending or not, the ones that grew up juggling a ball on basketball courts and baseball diamonds…

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Vive La Aléatoire: Why Russia 2018 was the best World Cup in history

It’s over.  France are world champions for the second time in 20 years, and – just over a month after Russia bulldozed Saudi Arabia en route to a 5-0 opening game victory – we may have witnessed the greatest international sporting spectacle of all-time.

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I Wouldn't Bet Against It - Legalized Sports Gambling

The inevitable has finally occurred with the Supreme Court clearing the way for states to legalize sports gambling. As of this writing, Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey have above the board betting with eight other states having passed bills and hoping to be up and running by this fall. The debate and pros and cons of this issue are not what I would like to talk about but rather the possibility of games being rigged or as they say in Europe, match fixing.

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2018 World Cup Fan Survey

With the 2018 World Cup just days away, we've asked the Daily Soccer Digest community to answer 6 of the most pressing questions heading into Russia. More than 500 of the most passionate fans of the beautiful game have spoken. Here are your answers... 

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Stop Telling me to Root for El Tri: A World Cup Guide for American Fans

Boston Red Sox fans don’t back the New York Yankees, nor do Green Bay Packers root for the Chicago Bears, and certainly New York Red Bull fans do not pull for NYCFC. The suggestion that proximity should somehow give me permission to root for El Tri is short sighted and, honestly, shockingly dumb. Nothing makes my blood boil like El Tri winning a match.

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