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The 50/50 Blog: 1.22.14


Bold Statement



Orlando City President, Phil Rawlins, made a bold statement: "I would expect on opening day, we'll have 20,000 people filling the stands here. We'll be at capacity," said Rawlins. "I think we'll be at capacity every week." Can they do it? Read more here.



Johannsson joins elite club


AZ Alka

Aron Jóhannsson became just the fourth American to hit the 20-goal mark in a single European campaign on Tuesday, striking the insurance marker as KNVB Cup holders AZ Alkmaar progressed to the final four of the competition with a 2-0 victory at Roda JC. Read more.



State Cup



More US Youth Soccer State Cups are coming up and the final stretch before Regional Championships is right in front of us. Enjoy this State Cup promotional video.



Stadium of the Day


Camp Nou

Camp Nou is the home of FC Barcelona and has been since 1957. Camp  Nou, already the biggest stadium in Europe, is looking to get upgraded in 2017. The upgrade will be worth $702 million and will include: A partial roof, upgraded seating capacity a basketball arena and a revamped facade. Read more.





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