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Who Will Develop The First Great American Soccer Star?

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"No other training program like it in the world."

 

For as far as soccer—the official Sport Of The Future on these shores for decades now—has come in America, we still haven't hit upon a sustainable youth development model to cultivate all levels of professional talent, from squad-fillers to superstars. This leaves interested parties at home and abroad arguing over where, how, and with whom this country's brightest prospects would be best served honing their abilities.    

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Stuttgart Academy Continues Policy of Youth



Having won three Bundesliga titles and three DFB Cups, the southwest club are not only one of Germany's most successful clubs in terms of silverware. They also boast one of the best records for producing and nurturing home-grown talent, and that is set to continue following the opening of their brand new, state-of-the-art youth academy.

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Five Bayern Munich Youth Players that Deserve to Go to Qatar


Due to the league structure in Germany, Bayern Munich have an opportunity that most top European clubs do not have: a long, extended look at their youth players. The fixture list on these trips to Doha, Qatar and other spots in the Middle East might look daft and superfluous, but it has really transformed into a midseason springboard for several youth players.

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Ten Barcelona products who failed to live up to their billing ft. Bojan, Cuenca


Barcelona’s La Masia academy is famed for producing some of the finest talents in world football’s recent history.

Lionel Messi, is just one example. Xavi, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets and Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta have all come through the youth ranks in Catalonia as well, with varying degrees of success, along with plenty of other famous names who have now retired.

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S P A I N

:: Southampton doing it the Barcelona way

:: Real Madrid grooming Cali 7th grader

:: 16 year old signs with Real Madrid

:: Real Madrid launch academy in Tanzania

:: Atletico knock Arsenal from youth league

:: Madrid says it complies w/FIFA re minors

E N G L A N D

:: England call up four from Hull academy

:: Crewe should be proud of youth success

:: van Gaal: why Utd academy is important

:: Utd: Belgium can strengthen academy

:: QPR chief eager to improve academy

:: Southampton doing it the Barcelona way

 G E R M A N Y

:: German Youth System Shines at WC14

:: Bundesliga Academies Paying Off

I T A L Y

:: Inter youth win Viareggio tournament

:: AC Milan: 8 Academy prospects to watch

:: Roma v Feyenord: Battle of the Academies

:: Juventus to meet with Sp. Kansas 17yo

:: Roma Announce US soccer academy deal

:: Inter could send prospects to DC United

F R AN C E

:: T. Henry to coach at Arsenal academy

N E T H E R L A N D S

:: Ajax is Europe's Most Prolific Academy

:: Roma v Feyenord: Battle of the Academies

:: Daley Blind revisits Ajax to say goodbye



U S A

:: MLSer talks US development vs Europe

:: Juventus to meet with Sp. Kansas 17yo

:: Roma Announce US soccer academy deal

:: Inter could send prospects to DC United

B E L G I U M

:: Utd: Belgium can strengthen academy

 

W O R L D

:: AUS: Academies good for the game

:: T&T: Stern John Now Academy Coach