MLS youth academy rules need tweaking

October 3, 2008
GalarcepBy Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
With expansion one of Major League Soccer's highest priorities these days, it has become very clear that the league must find new sources of talent to stock the league's rosters. Scouts have begun scouring the globe, and coaches have even begun taking longer looks at the USL for talent.

As promising as these developments are, there is perhaps no more important program for stocking the league's talent pool than its two-year-old player development initiative, which has been designed specifically ...

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