Saturday, December 19, 2009

Bem-vindo Cruzeiro Esporte Clube à Copa Dallas

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago continues Super Group announcements with the addition of Cruzeiro EC of Belo Horizonte, Brasil. “We are most pleased to welcome Alexandre Barroso, Coordenador Tecnico de Futebol de Base of Cruzeiro, back to Dallas” states Mr. Jago. “I’m sure the club will bring their usual exciting style of football to the Dallas Cup”...more

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Dallas Cup Welcomes U-18日本代表, Japan U18 National Team.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Dallas Texans SC is the New Host Club for the Dallas Cup

“We are very excited to be joining the Dallas Cup which is one of the most prestigious youth tournaments in the world. The Dallas Texans will help to make this event an even more enjoyable experience for all of the players from all over the world” says Hassan Nazari, Founder and Director of Coaching for the Dallas Texans."....More

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Copa Dallas Alumno Abraham Darío Carreño C.F. Monterrey

Carreño, ahora "talismán regio"

"Siempre los he apoyado. De niño iba con mi familia al estadio y ahora juego la final. Empecé a jugar en fuerzas básicas desde los 10 años y fui campeón de goleo. En la Copa Dallas logré un campeonato más y ahora quiero ganarlo en Primera División"....mas

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Welcome Chelsea Football Club to the 2010 Dallas Cup XXXI

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago is pleased to announce that Chelsea FC will be returning to Dallas after a two year absence to compete in the Super Group. The “Blues” were last in Dallas in 2007 with a squad of outstanding players many of which are currently in Chelsea’s Reserve team and in the First team for manager Carlo Ancelotti. Tournament dates are March 28-April 4, 2010. In 2007 Chelsea played the championship match against Sao Paulo FC in one of the most memorable games in the history of the Dallas Cup...more

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Friday, November 6, 2009

Nike and Dallas Cup taking it to The Next Level

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago announced today a sponsorship with Nike. “We are extremely delighted to join the Nike Family which gives us the opportunity to elevate the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup tournament to an even higher level. With Nike’s GLOBAL influence in soccer we will have increased visibility to the very best Youth International teams competing in the Super Group here in Dallas every year.”...more

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Updated: 1.08.10

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2 Atlanta 14762
3 Houston 12982
4 Philadelphia 10830
5 Kansas City 10714
6 Miami 10687
7 Indianapolis 10654
8 Tampa Bay 7796
9 Dallas 7710
10 Cleveland 7589
11 San Diego 5602
12 Jacksonville 5531
13 Charlotte 5287
14 Baltimore 5217
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20 Nashville 4402
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22 Denver 3756
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24 Los Angeles 3319
25 Detroit 1999
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27 Phoenix 1176

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Traen al Tricolor Sub 17 - Copa Dallas

12:00 AM CST on Wednesday, November 4, 2009

La selección mexicana Sub 17 disputará la próxima Copa Dallas en el Súper Grupo, informaron los organizadores.

Gordon Jago, director ejecutivo de la Copa Dallas, dijo en un comunicado que el Tricolor infantil se une al Tottenham Sub 19 del futbol inglés como los primeros dos equipos confirmados en la categoría estelar.

En la actualidad, la selección mexicana Sub 17 participa en el Mundial de su categría en Nigeria, donde este miércoles disputará los octavos de final contra Corea del Sur.

"Para la Copa Dallas es importante traer a la selección mexicana que tiene una gran cantidad de aficionados en Dallas", dijo en un boletín Gordon Jago, director ejecutivo del torneo...mas

Dallas Cup: Pioneer Gordon Jago Still Going Strong

by Mike Woitalla, Sunday, Nov 1, 2009 12:00 AM ET

Three years ago, Gordon Jago returned to his native England to meet Queen Elizabeth II at her palace.

He was given specific instructions for the encounter: When she extends her right hand, that's the signal it's over. Shake her hand, back off four paces, bow, turn to your right, go off.

Jago first came to the USA in 1967 to coach the Baltimore Bays in the new pro league that would become the NASL. He had a stint as coach of the U.S. national team, coached the Tampa Bay Rowdies - one of the great success stories in American pro soccer - and coached the indoor Dallas Sidekicks in the 1980s and 1990s after the NASL folded.

Since 2002 he has been executive director of the Dallas Cup, arguably the most prestigious international youth tournament in the world..more

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Bienvenido La Seleccion de Mexico Sub-17 a Copa Dallas XXXI 2010

Mexico’s Under 17 National Team Joins The List For Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXI Super Group!

“El-Tri” Make Their First Dr Pepper Dallas Cup Appearance!!!

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago continues Super Group announcements with the addition of Mexico’s Under 17 National team that is currently participating in the FIFA U17 World Cup in Nigeria. “With the many Mexican National Team fans in the Dallas Metroplex area it was important that the Dallas Cup provide them an opportunity to see the up and coming stars of Mexico and what better way than to compete against some of the top teams from around the world in the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXI Super Group”...more

Sub-17 de Mexico en el Mundial Sub 17

Sunday, October 4, 2009

25th Dallas Cup - 'The experience of a lifetime'

Report by Ryan Johnson

I was very shocked but excited to be asked by the F.A. to join a party of English referees travelling to officiate in the 25th Dallas Cup in Texas U.S.A. in April this year. I had never been to America before, and the experience of foreign travel and refereeing foreign teams was something that filled me with both excitement and trepidation....more

Saturday, October 3, 2009

Copa Dallas Alumno Bryan Leyva

Presenta el FC Dallas al juvenil Leyva
Por Denise Isla
Especial La Estrella Digital

DALLAS — Antes del comienzo del doblete de mitad de semana, en conferencia oficiada en el salón de prensa del Cotton Bowl, el juvenil mexicano Bryan Leyva fue presentado oficialmente con la camiseta profesional de FC Dallas.

“Este es un sueño hecho realidad para mí, me siento muy orgulloso y trabajaré duro para devolverle a Dallas lo que me ha dado”, indicó Leyva, quien contó que a los 3 años su madre (Nancy) le regaló un balón de fútbol, edad en que comenzó su sueño de futbolista.

Nacido en Chihuahua, México, llegó a los 8 años a Estados Unidos, siendo los Comets y Andromeda sus primeros clubes donde compitió por la Copa Dallas...mas

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Updated: 11-06-09

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2 Atlanta 13123
3 Houston 11929
4 Indianapolis 10087
5 Philadelphia 7260
6 Cleveland 6618
7 Tampa Bay 6311
8 Dallas 5535
9 Kansas City 5413
10 Charlotte 4902
11 Chicago 4648
12 New York 4504
13 Boston 4030
14 Nashville 3811
15 Denver 3417
16 Orlando 3016
17 Jacksonville 3008
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20 Miami 2703
21 Oakland 2298
22 St. Louis 2112
23 Detroit 1847
24 San Diego 1537
25 Baltimore 1441
26 San Francisco 1086
27 Phoenix 1082


NSL Selects has won the Dallas Cup 4 (four) times and competed in 6 (six finals).

The Super Group NSL Selects went back to back, to back, to back, to back, to back ( 6 consecutive semi-final apperarances) and which yielded four Super Group finals. These were strong NSL Selects performances against several of the world's best clubs and national teams. With the proper break here and there, void of exterior obstacles beyond our control, we have no doubt we would have added to our four gold medal Dallas Cup championships...more

Friday, October 2, 2009

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Welcome Tottenham Hotspur Academy to the 2010 Dallas Cup XXXI

Tottenham Hotspur First To Be Confirmed For Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXI Super Group! EPL Academy League Finalist looks forward to participation.

Dallas Cup Executive Director Gordon Jago is pleased to announce that Tottenham Hotspur FC will be returning to Dallas to once again compete in the Super Group. Spurs were last in Dallas in 1999 when England international and current first team striker Peter Crouch was in the squad. Tournament dates are March 28-April 4, 2010. Spurs EPL Academy squad were EPL Academy finalists this past May thus an invitation to participate in Dallas Cup XXXI...more

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More announcements to come !

Friday, September 25, 2009

FIFA U-20 World Cup Next Generation of Stars seen here first at the Dallas Cup

As the 2010 Sub-20 World Cup begins, we are reminded how fortunate we are as we get to see the stars of tomorrow here in Dallas first. Dallas Cup Alumni are dotting the rosters of US, Germany; Hungary, England and Trinidad & Tobago. We've listed some notables. See if you can find anymore.

In the next coming days, The Dallas Cup website will announce the early confirmed Super Group teams for next year's tournament. We are very excited once again to host some of the best international youth teams in the world. Stay tune!

Friday, September 11, 2009

2007 Dallas Cup Alumnus Sebastian Jung of Eintracht Frankfurt named to Germany's U20 squad

Dallas Cup Alumni Andrew Tutte and Kieran Trippier of Manchester City named to England's U20 squad

U20 World Cup squad named

Friday, 11 September, 2009

England's squad for the World Cup in Egypt has been announced.
FIFA U20 World Cup
The Finals
24 September - 16 October

England U20s Head Coach Brian Eastick has named his squad for the World Cup tournament which takes place in Egypt later this month...more

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

"Dallas Is Diversity" Soccer & Art Clinics-2009

We Had Great Fun & Hope Everyone Did!

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Jordan Kotsopoulos TFC vs AC Milan at Dallas Cup 2009 Supergroup

Dallas Cup Alumnus: Randy Edwini-Bonsu

Forward's speed 'scary'

Edwini-Bonsu moves up to main team

The silver lining to Marlon James's most recent injury is that Whitecaps fans will get to see some minutes out of Randy Edwini-Bonsu -- if they don't blink.

"He scares everybody with his speed," said coach Teitur Thordarson, who watched the forward whiz by a Miami player and set up Charles Gbeke for the 2-0 goal in injury time Sunday. The unselfish assist was his first point as a Whitecap....more

Dallas Cup Alumnus: Andrew Jacobson

Home test key for DC CONCACAF hopes

United look to summon old glories for Group matchup with Toluca

08/26/2009 10:10 AM
By Charles Boehm / Staff

WASHINGTON -- Eleven years ago this month, D.C. United made North American soccer history, winning the CONCACAF Champions' Cup with a 1-0 win over Mexican champions Deportivo Toluca FC at RFK Stadium. A game-winning goal from defender Eddie Pope crowned D.C. as continental champions, the first U.S. club ever to attain such an honor -- an achievement that earned newfound respect for fledgling Major League Soccer throughout the region...more

Dallas Cup Alumnus: Adam Straith

Caps soccer factory sends Straith to Germany

Defender just the latest player from one of North America's leading producers of elite young talent

The Vancouver Whitecaps residency program can put another feather in its cap.

Defender Adam Straith has been transferred to German club FC Energie Cottbus for an undisclosed amount while striker Kyle Porter had his loan extended to play for the team's Under-23 side on Tuesday. Midfielder Gagandeep Dosanjh and defender/midfielder Axel Levry were also loaned to Cottbus' U-23 side, while strikers Jerome Baker and Sahil Sandu accompany goalkeeper Julien Latendresse-Levesque on the German club's U-19 Junior Bundesliga team...more

Dallas Cup Alumnus: Lee Nguyen

EXCLUSIVE: US International Lee Nguyen Makes His Mark In Vietnam

It is not often that an American plays in Vietnam, but Lee Nguyen has bucked the trend.'s Max Zeigler recently chatted with Lee to find out how his time in Vietnam has been and more.

Aug 25, 2009 9:57:23 PM

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Lee Nguyen might not be a household name in the United States, but his play in Vietnam for Hoàng Anh Gia Lai, (nicknamed HAGL) has turned heads.

Nguyen, a Texas-native is plying his trade in the V-League, the top division in Vietnam. After stints with PSV Eindhoven in Holland and Randers in Denmark, the U.S. international decided the time was right to make the move to Vietnam, the country his family originates from...more

Monday, August 3, 2009

Alfred Koroma - Longhorns 2006 Dallas Cup U12 Champions

Mother’s sacrifice gives Southlake soccer star chance to shine

pecial to the Star-Telegram

When people watch Alfred Koroma play soccer, they see a player whose love for the game shows with every move.
Coaches marvel at his nearly flawless technique. Fans cheer when he scores. Officials at U.S. Soccer see the future of their sport, the next Freddy Adu or — with a name like Alfred — maybe the first Freddy...more

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Five Questions - Ruben Luna

Starting a new feature. 5 question quick hits with Dallas Cup alumni and friends.

by isiphoto

Hello Ruben,

Thank You for taking some time doing this. You’ll be our first interviewee for our blog site.

DC10: Can you share some memorable moments from your experience at this year’s Dallas Cup?

RL: The most memorable moment at this year’s Dallas Cup was when we were down 3-0 at halftime at our last game of group play, we had to win, and we came back and won 5-3. It was an amazing feeling to advance to the Quarter finals that way!

DC10: Coming into the 2nd year of the FC Dallas Juniors’ program, it’s hard to imagine the level of success of the program and the record setting performance you and your teammates have achieved. Can you share a moment that will stick out more than others?

RL: It was pretty crazy how it all turned out. Well we had a great first season, we felt like everyone’s standards were really high and that helped us get to nationals but, we hope next year we can win it all. A moment that will stick out more than others was definitely when the camera men told me I got player of the year and, he wasn’t suppose to tell me. Ha-ha

DC10: How has FC Dallas, Oscar and Chris impacted your development?

RL: We have great coaches. I definitely wouldn’t be the same player without them. And, they have helped me develop into a better player without a doubt. They have impacted my development as a player and I'm really thankful for them.

DC10: The question of your nationality has come into discussion. If you had the opportunity to choose from either national team, do you have a preference at this point?

RL: It would be an honor to play for a national team, U.S or Mexico. For now I don’t know what the future holds for me.

DC10: How will you spend your off-season?

RL: This off-season I have just been hanging out with my friends and family and going to church, nothing special just enjoying the break.

Thank You Ruben.

Monday, July 27, 2009

Club America coach returns to 'special place' to face Chelsea

01:23 AM CDT on Saturday, July 25, 2009

Jesus Ramirez has fond memories of Dallas.

It was here that he coached the under-14 Mexican national soccer team that won the 2002 Dallas Cup and went on to bigger and better things. His players would eventually win the Under-17 World Cup....more

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Dallas Cup Alumni Dillon Powers and Ruben Luna Development Academy Player of the Year

Congratulation to Dillon, Ruben and representing North Texas Soccer!

The Future: Powers And Luna Named Development Academy Players Of The Year

Jul 16, 2009 6:59:38 AM

photo by isiphoto

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Dallas Cup Fan Page

All former and future players and fans, join the Dallas Cup Fan Page on Facebook.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

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Friday, May 15, 2009

U-13 Crunch Boys Dallas Cup Adventure Read Zach Herman's Blog of Their Recent Trip !!

Zach Herman of the U-13 Crunch Jr. Boys kept a blog during their Dallas Cup trip last week. Read all about Zach's view of the tournament and the daily activities of the team during their week long stay in the Lone Star State !!...more

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Chico comemora título pelo Atlético-PR e evolução como profissional

04/05/2009 - 19:37

O volante Chico vem atuando como zagueiro no Atlético-PR e mesmo assim foi o atleta que mais entrou em campo com a camisa Rubro-negra no Campeonato Paranaense (jogou 20 partidas e ficou de fora de uma, assim como Rodolpho). Essa boa fase vivida pelo defensor foi comemorada pelo atleta...more

Zagueiro Leonardo é integrado ao elenco do São Paulo

terça-feira, 5 de maio de 2009

SÃO PAULO - Com o anúncio que o zagueiro Rodrigo terá de ficar afastado dos gramados entre três a seis meses por causa de uma embolia pulmonar, o São Paulo decidiu, nesta terça-feira, integrar o também zagueiro Leonardo ao elenco profissional do clube. O jogador, de 21 anos, estava no time B do clube, em Cotia, e defendeu o Toledo, do Paraná, no Campeonato Paranaense deste ano....more

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Referee Stuart Dougal praying he goes out with a bang in final season

May 2 2009 David Mccarthy

IF CARLSBERG did fairytale endings to a career, Stuart Dougal would have been announced yesterday as the Scottish Cup Final referee.

Maybe Dougal doesn't drink Carlsberg, though. Or perhaps he just doesn't believe in fairytales, which is a good job as the Hampden gig went to Craig Thomson yesterday - a decision with which Dougal fully concurs.

The 46-year-old wasn't expecting to get the nod for the Rangers-Falkirk game, having officiated at last year's final. But he's just happy to be refereeing again at the tail end of a closing season that has turned into a nightmare....more

Thursday, April 30, 2009

For the love of the game

By Richard Morris - Thursday, 30 April, 2009

Referee Richard Morris writes of his recent experience at the Dallas Cup.

Due to changes in my job, I had only recently moved to Bristol in the spring of 2008 and began refereeing in the county. It came as a great surprise to me when I found out by letter that I was considered as a potential representative for the county in an international football tournament to be held in March 2009. Furthermore, the Gloucestershire FA were to make a sizeable financial contribution towards the cost of the tournament which would make it accessible to the right candidate.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

U16 Arsenal FC beats the odds in Dallas (Subscription needed)

Written by Stephanie Shin, ESNN
April 28, 2009

Showmanship, team solidarity, steely resolve and strength. The Arsenal FC Boy's U16 team certainly embodied all those things at the 30th Dallas Cup.

If you followed the Dallas Cup coverage, you know coach PJ Brown's team lost out to U16 Real So Cal White in the finals after an exciting match that was resolved by a bout of penalty kicks. What you don't know is the fantastic effort the team had to churn out to get to the Dallas Cup final that made theirs the greater victory on the field that day...more