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Archives: Gold Cup

CONCACAF Gold Cup Analysis: Group B

Posted on by Jad

With the CONCACAF Gold Cup scheduled to start on Sunday, here’s a preview of the teams in Group B. This group includes Honduras, El Salvador, Haiti and Trinidad & Tobago; games will be played in Harrison NJ, Miami and Houston.  … Continue reading

CONCACAF Gold Cup Analysis: Group A

Posted on by Jad

Group A in the 2013 Gold Cup consists of Mexico, Canada, Panama, and Martinique with the games being played in Pasadena, Seattle and Denver. Mexico look like the clear favorites in this group, but team selection and recent results may … Continue reading

CONCACAF Gold Cup Preview

Posted on by Jad

The 2013 Gold Cup competition begins on Sunday, July 7 and runs through July 23. The continental showpiece for North and Central America has gone through various reformations, but the current format has been in place since 1991 and the … Continue reading

US Soccer Announce 23-Man Squad for 2013 Gold Cup: Landon Donovan Returns

Posted on by Christopher Harris

US Soccer have announced their 23-man squad for the 2013 Gold Cup. U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION GOALKEEPERS (3) : Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) DEFENDERS (8) : Corey Ashe (Houston Dynamo), DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Tony … Continue reading

Panama 0-1 United States: Gold Cup Semifinal Review

Posted on by Earl Reed

On Wednesday, the United States Men’s National Team looked to avenge their Group Stage defeat to Panama at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. Two second-half substitutes contributed to Clint Dempsey’s clincher, as the Americans secured their place in the CONCACAF … Continue reading

USA Capitalizes on Jamaica’s Mistakes in DC, Wins 2-0

Posted on by Robert Hay

Goals by Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey, plus a timely red card against Jamaica, helped the United States win their sixth ever Gold Cup quarterfinal match 2-0, in front of a mostly full RFK Stadium in Washington DC.  The United States advances to play … Continue reading

Bob Bradley and US National Team Ready for Jamaica’s Speed

Posted on by Robert Hay

As the US prepares for its critical quarterfinal Gold Cup match tomorrow at RFK, Bob Bradley appeared calm and focused at the pre-game press conference when discussing his team’s progress during the Gold Cup. “The Gold Cup all along has been circled … Continue reading

A Comcast-driven Dilemma: Gold Cup or Copa Oro?

Posted on by James Masterson

Few countries in the world offer as much for soccer fans in the United States. Within range, there are tons of soccer-crazed bars and pubs, and the occasional national team game.  This summer alone, we’ll see Barcelona, Manchester United, MLS games, Copa … Continue reading

How the U.S. Will Beat Canada, and Vice Versa

Posted on by Robert Hay

I have mixed feelings on the eve of the United States’ opening match of the 2011 Gold Cup.  Everything that I was afraid of happening in the Spain match (except injuries) happened, and now Bob Bradley’s team has U.S. fans … Continue reading

A Handy Guide to the 2011 Gold Cup

Posted on by Robert Hay

The 2011 Gold Cup is an interesting tournament, one almost designed specifically for the most hard core soccer fan.  The winner advances to the Confederations Cup, which is a very scaled down version of the World Cup, and you have … Continue reading

Winners and Losers in the Gold Cup Call-Ups

Posted on by Robert Hay

The call-ups are done, and the rosters are known.  Every team participating in this year’s Gold Cup has unveiled their rosters, and as expected the U.S. and Mexico look the strongest but other teams look to have the talent to … Continue reading

Top 5 Lowlights of American Soccer in 2009

Posted on by Brian Zygo

2010 is upon us, which means that it’s the time of year when we journalists, pundits, analysts, and/or columnists take stock of the year that has passed and provide you with our lists of the past years highlights and lowlights. … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 19

Posted on by Peter C

An abbreviated post due to my being on the road. After week 19 the numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   WK 15 137 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2005   13,291    … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 17

Posted on by Peter C

After week 17 the numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   WK 15 124 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2005   13,835     9   14,547     14,675     116   2006   16,028   15.85%   7  … Continue reading

MLS and the Summer of Soccer Continued

Posted on by Peter C

Summer of Soccer Continues The 14 matches that were played during the first week of the ‘Summer of Soccer’ drew 168,687. All games were part of entities owned or marketed by Soccer United Marketing(SUM). The Gold Cup kicked off this … Continue reading

CONCACAF Gold Cup Groups and Schedule

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

We don’t know what kind of team the US, Honduras, Costa Rica and Mexico the four leading CONCACAF nations are going to send to this tournament given the rigors of qualifying and in the case of the US the Confederations … Continue reading

Grading the US Squad at Copa America and the Gold Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Eddie Johnson’s Goal versus Argentina gave the US three minutes of false hope The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the … Continue reading