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Sounders Sign 1st HomeGrown Player: DeAndre Yedlin

With Seattle's very young Academy program it was going to be a while before they signed their first HomeGrown Player. Today they no longer wait. DeAndre Yedlin (Akron, Sounders U23s, Sounders Academy, O'Dea) signs with Seattle.

New England Inks Caldwell as 2nd Homegrown Player

Akron standout Scott Caldwell finally joins the Revs after an illustrious college career. Another step in the right direction for the Jay Heaps regime who are still looking to build a playoff-bound squad in 2013.

Potential HomeGrown Player Signings

Seattle has yet to sign a HomeGrown Player. This may be the offseason that they sign one. If so what do we know?

Why Zavaleta can't sign a HG contract with Goats

Eriq Zavaleta is an exciting MLS SuperDraft prospect, but although he's spent time in Chivas USA's Youth Academy, he is ineligible to be signed as a Home Grown player for the Goats.

Softening The Salary Cap

From the dreams of one man comes a method to loosen the MLS salary cap in a way that rewards talent evaluation and increases the chances that players stay within the league.

DeAndre Yedlin Named First-Team All-Conference/PDL For Sounders U23

DeAndre Yedlin named first-team all-conference and all-PDL after a stellar season with the Sounders U23.

Is The HGP System Broken?

If you are the system, you don't get to blame the system.

Aaron Kovar - Academy & Reserve Performances Point To Strong HGP Chances

Someday the Sounders will sign a first HGP. Aaron Kovar belongs on the list of potential players for that selection.

Controversy Surrounds MLS' Home Grown Rule | College Soccer Recruiting News

This is part two of a two part series with Real Salt Lake's GM and an agent that has negotiated an HGP deal. More light is getting shined on this rapidly developing portion of the American soccer system every couple of weeks. Takeaway: HGP deals are about to pass GA deals for money

Monday MLS Breakdown: Application Of Home Grown Player Rule - Goal.com

The most complete look at the current state of the HGP rule and the exceptions to the rule that have been granting. Yes, Brent Richards was an exception, but there have been a few others. There's also a nugget that now seems to incentivize a club operating an amateur PDL team in order to main their connections to former U18 players who are then at colleges. The clarity added in this story includes quotes from Todd Durbin of MLS but still reinforces that MLS granted the Timbers an exception that the rest of the league does not receive.

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