Training at IMG Academy offers a breath of fresh air for MLS players
Posted: February 4, 2013
MLS' New York Red Bulls, D.C. United and Columbus Crew make IMG Academy their preseason training home.
Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs have come to IMG Academy for years to train and practice in preparation for the upcoming season. The facilities, weather and resources make it the ideal place for teams to begin working off the offseason rust. This year, the New York...
Columbus Crew 2, Chicago Fire 1
Posted: January 30, 2013
Columbus Crew win 2-1 against Chicago Fire in pre-season exhibition match
In their second match of the pre-season, the Columbus Crew once again came away victorious with a 2-1 defeat of the Chicago Fire at IMG Academy.The Fire nearly took the lead in the sixth minute when Wells Thompson sent a right-footed blast on frame, but goalkeeper...
IMG Academy soccer program alums added to Gold Cup roster
Posted: July 22, 2009
Just in time to solidify the team before its semifinal matchup, IMG Academy soccer program alums Michael Parkhurst and Jon Busch were added to the U.S. Men's National Team roster.Parkhurst plays for FC Nordsjaelland in Denmark during the club season. Busch, the...
From Mexico to Bradenton: A year of growth for five youth players
Posted: April 20, 2009
For the five resident players from Mexico's Cordica Soccer League, the year-round soccer training provided at the IMG Academy soccer program isn't enough to quench their soccer hunger.âWhen we have down time,â said Myoshi Nagoya, âwe can play soccer whenever...