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Archives: Jurgen Klinsmann

Learning some things from Jurgen Klinsmann’s final U.S. Gold Cup roster

Posted on by Steve Davis
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Jurgen Klinsmann is very clear about his CONCACAF Gold Cup selections, announced just today. These are the 23 players that provide the best chance for ultimate success as the United States defends its title in the biennial regional tournament (and … Continue reading

Match Preview – USMNT vs. Germany

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Things certainly appear to be looking brighter than they have in months for the USMNT.  With a 4-3 win over the Netherlands (the first ever) the US has now won back-to-back games for the first time since June of 2014.  … Continue reading

Match preview of USA vs. Netherlands

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Preparation for this summer’s Gold Cup is ramping up for the USMNT. Jurgen Klinsmann has said that the US will not get better unless they play the top teams in the world. The next two friendlies are certainly against two … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann’s interesting inclusions and omissions in USMNT roster; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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The key phrases to know as we look at Jurgen Klinsmann’s latest U.S. roster are these: “Upside” and “Up against it.” Check that. Let’s go with “Seriously up against it.” The two friendlies ahead will be “tests” in the truest … Continue reading

Bolton Wanderers center-back Tim Ream deserves more respect from Jurgen Klinsmann

Posted on by Drew Farmer

Tim Ream gets no respect. Overlooked for selection prior to the 2014 World Cup by USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann, Ream has been the backbone to Bolton Wanderers for the past two seasons. In that time, Ream has not only made … Continue reading

What Klinsmann is saying by starting Jordan Morris for US team; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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Everyone loves a boy-done-good story. Who could watch Jordan Morris’ raw emotion as the Stanford man banged in a rock-solid finish last week against his national team’s most rival-y rival and not feel proud for him? Are you kidding me? … Continue reading

Klinsmann’s ‘tinkering’ finally delivers benefits to silence critics; By Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans
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It is far too soon to be declaring Jordan Morris the future of the United States national team attack, but his goal and performance against Mexico on Wednesday showed once again that coach Jurgen Klinsmann has an eye for talent … Continue reading

The 4 questions Jurgen Klinsmann needs to answer about USA team; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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SAN ANTONIO, TX — For all of Jurgen Klinsmann’s unpredictable ways, those player selection standards that tend to weave all over the road, his quirky tactical choices, etc., we do know about one thing for certain about the U.S. head … Continue reading

USA vs. Mexico match preview; the biggest North America rivalry resumes

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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It’s the biggest international rivalry in North America and one of the biggest in the world. It’s the bald eagle against the golden eagle. It’s USA vs. Mexico. Jurgen Klinsmann announced the US roster on Sunday with 13 MLS players, … Continue reading

USMNT must rectify second half fadeouts

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Every Nicklas Bendtner joke aside (and there are a cavalcade of them to be made), it’s another game for the United States that has brought up more questions than answers. It’s still early in a World Cup cycle, and the … Continue reading

Klinsmann has changed US philosophy for away friendlies; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis
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There’s an interesting, subtle change at work within the U.S. National Team’s way of doing things. And we didn’t even need to see the disappointing result (3-2 loss on two more late goals … grrrr!) play out today in Denmark … Continue reading

Match preview – USA vs. Denmark

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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A very busy 2015 rolls on for the US. Games against Chile and Panama are behind them, and games against Denmark and Switzerland lay directly ahead. It’s the first chance of the year for Jurgen Klinsmann to get a look … Continue reading

Preview of the USA vs. Panama international friendly

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The year 2015 got off to a bad start for the USA as they fell 3-2 on the road in Chile. Overall it was a mixed performance with good showings by Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, but poor showing from … Continue reading

Don’t blame Klinsmann for US’s shortcomings, by Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans
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Jurgen Klinsmann is under-fire from his critics in the US once again, this time for his comments that some of his players didn’t return from the long winter off-season in the shape he expects. Yes, remarkably it is Klinsmann who … Continue reading

Klinsmann’s complaints about fitness of MLS players has validity but masks his own failings

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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US Head Coach and Technical Director Jürgen Klinsmann has made a habit out of challenging the established orthodoxies about Major League Soccer. His latest salvo involves match fitness of several of his US National Team players who ply their trade in … Continue reading

It’s time we start seeing the results of Jurgen Klinsmann’s golden plan coming together

Posted on by Steve Davis
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Bold experimentation has been a cornerstone of Jurgen Klinsmann’s time in charge of the national team.  It fits, too; the man has always been a free spirit, the blessedness of trial and error hard-wired into his DNA. As a head coach, … Continue reading

Reading Between the Lines to Understand What Jurgen Klinsmann Really Means

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Since it appears that we are going to be stuck with Jurgen Klinsmann as the US Men’s National Team manager for the foreseeable future, it seems prudent to get to the bottom of what the boss really means when he … Continue reading

U-20 US National Team Are Extremely Talented But Experiencing Problems

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Friday night I posted here that there is a bright future ahead of US Soccer based on the U-20 team that is attempting to qualify for its World Cup, and that still stands. The talent on that team is miles … Continue reading