Articles written by: Josh Trott

Josh Trott grew up in Olney playing for Olney AA and went to Central HS, where he warmed the bench. After college, he taught, coached and played in Uganda at Christ School Bundibugyo. He returned to Philadelphia, where he has taught and coached for ten years. Currently he coaches Central's varsity boys. In 2014 he published Nobody Says Hi Anymore, in which a lone teenager uses a Philadelphian toughness and honesty to survive the zombie apocalypse.

FC Cincinatti vs Columbus Crew
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Daily roundup: Open Cup upsets, Union not upset

The Union advance, FC Cincinnati upset their opponents, and more in today’s news roundup.

academy courtesy of union
Commentary / Youth Soccer

Youth development: Broad or deep?

What is the best approach to developing youth players? High school soccer coach and PSP contributor Josh Trott explores.

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Union
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News roundup: USMNT to face Trinidad tonight, Beckham’s stadium hopes advance, and more

The U.S. have a big game tonight, Andre Blake receives another honor, and more in this morning’s news roundup.

Courtesy of US Soccer, Christos FC celebrates third round victory.
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News roundup: U20s advance, Reading out of USOC, more

The U-20s advance, Harrisburg knocks Reading out of the U.S. Open Cup, MLS midweek matches, and the rest of the day’s news.

Player of the Week: Haris Medunjanin
Player of the Week

Player of the Week: Haris Medunjanin

Haris Medunjanin’s physics-bending play makes him PSP’s Player of the Week.

Photo courtesy of Haverford College, shot by Lissa Anglin
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News roundup: Cann writes, Reading win, Nor’easters beat Junior Lone Star

A familiar face makes into PSP’s News Roundup today. Also, results from U.S. Open Cup action and more.

Josh Sargent celebrates again, courtesy of US Soccer
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Daily round-up: U17 boys marching, Earnie changing nothing, OC gives coaches free season tickets

Derrick Jones cleared to play for the US, Giovinco proves his worth, and more headlines from the day. Updated.

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Daily roundup: The US kids are all right, the Union is unbalanced

The Union look to their match against the Galaxy, and a big win for the US U17s

News roundup: Let them play out of the back
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Let them play out of the back

Possible shakeups for the Union, and some information at the local and youth levels

News roundup: Missing maestro, NYCFC preview, Open Cup first round, Drogba, more
Daily news roundups

News roundup: Missing maestro, NYCFC preview, Open Cup first round, Drogba, more

NYC Pigeons preview, the Union are missing their string-puller, the evolution of MLS fullbacks, and Didier Drogba returns to the states.