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Go Soccer Pro: New Articles

As I collected information on how to become a professional soccer player for my son, I realized many other parents and players are looking for the same information. I started sharing what I was learning, and GoSoccerPro started.

This blog has morphed from a personal journal and mother's account into a series of articles and updates to provide you with information on how to play professional soccer.

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Jun 17, 2021

Fieldoo ID Camps in US for United States Players

Fieldoo ID Camps will be held in the US this year, allowing American players an opportunity to try out for European clubs!

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May 31, 2021

What is a Selling Club?

A selling club is the name given to an academy program that is designed to develop and sell footballers for profit.

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May 22, 2021

C.D. Leganes Hosting First International Draft

C.D. Leganes, a Spanish football team that plays in the Segunda division is holding its first international draft this summer.

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May 18, 2021

Marshall University Wins NCAA Soccer Championship

Tenth ranked Marshall University won the NCAA Soccer Championship

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May 17, 2021

FC Malaga City Academy (FCMC)

FCMC is a full-time residential soccer program, in Spain, for talented and ambitious footballers around the globe.

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May 12, 2021

More Players Choosing Gap Year to Train Abroad

The US National Collegiate Athletic Association added another year of eligibility for student athletes; many are using this gap year to train abroad.

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May 09, 2021

Transfermarkt

Transfermarkt is one of the most popular footballing sites for scores, fixtures, results and transfer news. Transfermarkt is a German-based site.

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May 04, 2021

College Soccer Guide

Carlos Gonzalez started College Soccer Guide a bespoke service assisting US players identify the best college program with a soccer team to match their needs.

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Apr 24, 2021

Soccer CV

A soccer cv is basically just a resume that highlights your soccer career.

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Apr 24, 2021

You Need a Highlight Reel

A highlight reel may be the first opportunity you have to present yourself to a prospective scout. With COVID travel restrictions, these are necessary.

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Apr 18, 2021

Q & A with Craig Watson, International Players Agent with SEG

Question and Answer session with Craig Watson, a Player Agent and Elite Team Leader with SEG International

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Apr 18, 2021

4 All Players

4 All Players is helping young footballers obtain US college scholarships.

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Apr 08, 2021

MLS and the Promotion Relegation Conundrum

MLS does not rely on promotion and relegation in determining the tiers of its football (soccer) hierarchy. This is different than most other countries.

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Feb 23, 2021

Let Your Child Fail

Young athletes need to fail in order to learn resilience. We can't baby them and expect them to succeed, in life or in soccer.

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Jan 30, 2021

French Football Leagues

France,like most European countries, relies on the system of relegation and promotion between its football teams to determine movement.

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Jan 30, 2021

German Football League Structure

German football structure allows for relegation and promotion between their different leagues.

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Jan 30, 2021

Italian Football Leagues

Italian football, or calcio, boasts a rich heritage of creating exceptional players. Their league system is comprised primarily of Serie A, Serie B and Serie C

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Jan 30, 2021

Spanish Football League Structure

Spanish football league structure is comprised of several levels of play which have the ability for relegation and promotion.

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Jan 29, 2021

UK Football League Structure

UK football is a hybrid of a number of domestic leagues. Learn how they relate to each other.

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Jan 28, 2021

United States soccer

The structure of United States soccer differs from that of most other countries. Some feel our lack of promotion and relegation may our structure weaker.

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Apr 16, 2020

No More US Soccer DA

US Soccer has decided to stop their Developmental Academy programs. What does this mean for our elite players? Where will they train now?

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Nov 25, 2019

Mindset - Part II

An athlete's mindset can be just as important as their technical skills, stamina and ability to read the field. Second in a series on athletes' mindsets.

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Nov 19, 2019

Performance Issues Can Affect Anyone

Athletes Performance - Dr. Jack Singer addresses athletes and how self-defeating thoughts can interfere with their game.

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Nov 19, 2019

Is Competitive Soccer Actually Elite?

If everyone is playing competitive soccer, then is anyone really elite? What distinguishes one from the other?

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Nov 16, 2019

How an Athlete's Mindset affects their Soccer Game

Elite athletes all have a sports mindset. This article introduces the concept of a soccer mindset. What it means, and how you strengthen yours.

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Nov 10, 2019

Soccer Academy Contract vs. Professional Contract with a Club

There are differences between playing on USDA Soccer Academy team versus signing a professional contract

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Oct 31, 2019

Should you Make a Promo Video?

Promo Video for players who want to play professional soccer in Europe, are they worth it to create and send out?

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Oct 24, 2019

Does Christian Pulisic have a Sports Psychologist?

Christian Pulisic's recent performance during the CONCACEF Nations League game suggests that he might benefit from working with a sport psychologist.

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Sep 07, 2019

Lawrie Dudfield

Lawrie Dudfield is a former professional footballer who played with a number of clubs including Leicester City, Hull City, Kettering Town and Notts County

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Aug 05, 2019

FC Malaga City Academy

Follow Jared Sullivan's soccer training journey as he moves to Spain to join FC Malaga City Academy.

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Nov 17, 2018

LA Galaxy II Open Trials

LA Galaxy II is holding open trials allowing players the opportunity to try out for their team

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Sep 27, 2018

Brianna Pinto the Golden Girl of US Soccer

Brianna Pinto is the Golden Girl of US Soccer. This amazing young player holds the center midfield position for both the US U20 women's National team and for University of North Carolina where she is a student.

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Sep 17, 2018

Soccer Genome Gives Back in Raleigh NC

The Genome Foundation gives back to the Raleigh community and helps kids improve their game regardless of their ability to pay.

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Aug 11, 2018

Dominic Oduro of the Tampa Bay Rowdies

Dominic Oduro of the Tampa Bay Rowdies started playing in Ghana and has been with clubs throughout the world.

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May 20, 2018

AC Milan's Academy Coach Mauro Bertoni

Ac Milan Academy Coach Maura Bertoni answers questions for GoSoccerPro.

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May 13, 2018

Benefits of Playing Multiple Positions

Youth soccer should encourage playing multiple positions

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May 10, 2018

Only Attractive Women Need Apply

Only Attractive Women Need Apply - GoSoccerPro was shocked to learn that even in 2018, there are professional sports agents who determine the value of a female soccer player by their looks and not their playing ability.

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Apr 30, 2018

Eric Stevens an Up and Coming US Soccer Striker to watch!

Q and A with US Soccer Striker Eric Stevens an Up and Coming playerr who is working hard to make his dream of playing professionally a reality.

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Apr 06, 2018

Q and A with Christian Ibeagha

Christian Ibeagha, Professional football with Oklahoma City Energy FC shares his thoughts on what you can do in order to be discovered.

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Mar 20, 2018

Q and A with Ryan Johnson

MLS player Ryan Johnson has represented such clubs as Chicago Fire, Toronto FC and the San Jose Earthquakes.

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Mar 17, 2018

Gustavo Mulet Goldberg Attorney and FIFA Agent

FIFA Agent and Attorney at Law Gustavo Mulet Goldberg represents coaches and futbal players around the world, but especially in Argentina and Brazil

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Mar 14, 2018

Andrea Safina Agent with Football Agents Academy

Soccer agent Andrea Safina answers questions regarding what he looks for in a client and how he perceives the representative relationship.

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Mar 14, 2018

What is a soccer scout?

Learn about the two types of soccer scouts. Talent scouts seek out new talent. Tactical scouts analyze players, teams and styles of play.

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Mar 13, 2018

Miha Kline Barca Academy Director of Recruiting

Miha Kline is the Director of Recruiting and Soccer Operations at the Barca Academy in Casa Grande, Arizona. This is the only residential US Soccer Development Academy that is affiliated with an internationally recognized professional club.

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Mar 12, 2018

Matt Watson, Indy Eleven

Matt Watson is a box to box midfielder who has recently joined the "Boys in Blue" - Indy Eleven, an American professional soccer team located in Indiana.

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Mar 10, 2018

Q and A with Stefan Oakes

Stefan Oakes is a retired English professional footballer who played for Premier League Clubs including Leicester City his career spanned from 1998 to 2013.

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Mar 08, 2018

What is a Sports Agent?

A sports agent is an individual who represents athletes in negotiating employment and endorsement contracts. They may also assist their clients with financial decision making and in handling public relations.

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Mar 07, 2018

Agent? Do You Need One?

Sports agents assist in negotiating employment and endorsement contracts on behalf of the athletes they represent. There are many considerations that should be taken into account when selecting a sports agent.

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Mar 06, 2018

Q and A with Cristiano Scapolo

Cristiano Scapolo is an Academy Coach for the Los Angeles Football Club. He is a retired professional footballer with over fifteen years playing for powerhouse teams such as Inter Milan, Roma, Napoli, and Bologna.

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Recent Articles

  1. Fieldoo ID Camps in US for United States Players

    Jun 17, 21 01:15 PM

    Fieldoo ID Camps will be held in the US this year, allowing American players an opportunity to try out for European clubs!

    Read More

  2. What is a Selling Club?

    May 31, 21 04:52 PM

    A selling club is the name given to an academy program that is designed to develop and sell footballers for profit.

    Read More

  3. C.D. Leganes Hosting First International Draft

    May 22, 21 01:46 PM

    C.D. Leganes, a Spanish football team that plays in the Segunda division is holding its first international draft this summer.

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