Category Archives: Under-17 World Cup

College Spotlight: Soccer journey brings Indiana’s Zavaleta home

Photo courtesy of Indiana University Athletics By JOSE M. ROMERO Eriq Zavaleta was just a high school freshman in Westfield, Ind., when he made a pretty big decision for a kid his age. He decided to leave high school and … Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: U-17 World Cup tainted by clenbuterol, Warner lays blame & more

By FRANCO PANIZO Looks like it may have been tainted chicken after all. FIFA revealed on Monday that a majority of the players tested in this past summer's U-17 World Cup in Mexico had clenbuterol in their bodies, and that … Continue reading »

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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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