Category Archives: Under-17 World Cup

A look back at the Under-17 World Cup

By DAVID MOSSE One of the better Under-17 World Cups in recent memory drew to a close on Sunday with Mexico knocking off Uruguay 2-0 in front of nearly 100,000 fans at the fabled Azteca Stadium. The hosts fully deserved … Continue reading »

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Mexico wins U-17 World Cup

By FRANCO PANIZO If seeing Mexico lift a second consecutive Gold Cup trophy was enough to leave a large gash in U.S. men's national team fans' egos, watching El Tri's youth team win the U-17 World Cup just two weeks later … Continue reading »

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Mexico, Uruguay set to tangle for U-17 World Cup crown after semifinal victories

By DAVID MOSSE The last time Mexico reached this final of the Under-17 World Cup back in 2005, another South American country stood in its way, but Giovani dos Santos and Co. made short work of Brazil, notching a comprehensive … Continue reading »

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FIFA U-17 World Cup Semifinals: A Look Ahead

By DAVID MOSSE It remains to be seen whether the current Mexico Under-17 side will supply the senior team with as much talent as the 2005 edition, which captured the U-17 World Cup in Peru behind the likes of Giovani … Continue reading »

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Sunday Rewind: Brazil held in Copa, Marta shines in WWC and more

By CALEB SONNELAND In terms of scorelines, Group B at the Copa America didn't bring much excitement to the soccer world with two 0-0 draws. When Brazil clashed with Venezuela, Neymar and Robinho tested Renny Vega early, but the Venezuelan … Continue reading »

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FIFA Under-17 World Cup Quarterfinals: A Look Ahead

By DAVID MOSSE England hasn't made a habit of winning too many penalty shootouts, but the Three Lions Under-17 squad did just that on Thursday, overcoming Argentina following a 1-1 draw to reach the quarterfinals of the FIFA Under-17 World … Continue reading »

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