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Archives: United States

England vs USA preview: USWNT need answers in critical test

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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After a string of poor performances by the US Women’s National Team and losing its number one ranking in the world, critics are still calling for more changes to the team, shuffling more players around, and questioning whether USWNT Head Coach Jillian Ellis can … Continue reading

Who will be the next Miguel Ibarra from NASL to play for USMNT?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Jürgen Klinsmann’s scouting of NASL games and continued selection of Minnesota United’s Miguel Ibarra has fueled speculation as to who else in he US 2nd Division NASL could warrant a call-up to the US Men’s National Team squad. The first name … Continue reading

USA 2-0 Panama player ratings after USMNT earns much-needed win

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Back in the sunshine of Carson, California, Jurgen Klinsmann’s US national team got a comfortable and much-needed 2-0 win over a meek Panama side to wrap of a January camp full of contention and discord. Here are the player ratings. … 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

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

Troublesome U.S. Women’s National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo suspended for 30 days

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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After recently being cleared of domestic assault charges, USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo was handed a 30-day suspension from U.S. Soccer last night. The federation would not cite the specifics of the suspension, but the order comes after an incident in … 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.S National Team to Renew Mexico Rivalry This April in San Antonio

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Coming off of surprising Round of 16 appearances in the 2014 World Cup, the United States men’s national team will renew its rivalry with Mexico this April, according to an announcement today by the US Soccer Federation.  The match will … Continue reading

FOX Sports Announce Coverage For The 2015 Women’s World Cup

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The 2015 Women’s World Cup will feature many firsts. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years … Continue reading

Previewing The USWNT’s Brasilia International Tournament

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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2014 has not been the U.S. Women’s National team’s best year. A coaching change out of the blue, back to back losses for the first time since 2001, taking an all time low 7th place at the Algarve Cup, and placement … Continue reading

USMNT Must Avoid A Letdown After Their Promising World Cup

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Usually in football when your recent form is two draws and two losses, questions start to be asked of the manager in question. But with the current US National Team, surprisingly that’s not the case. In a sport that is … Continue reading

Watch Ireland 4-1 USA Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The USA is in a crisis right now after a 4-1 defeat at the hands of the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on Tuesday. They have won just once in their last 8 games, and for the first time under … Continue reading

What’s the One Thing That Needs to Change to Make Soccer More Popular in the USA?

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The popularity of soccer in the United States is growing by leaps and bounds, but there’s still a huge amount of potential to make the sport an integral part of an average American’s viewing experience. Due to the size and … Continue reading

USA vs Colombia Preview: London Calling

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since taking over as head coach for the USMNT in July of 2011, Jurgen Klinsmann has made a point of scheduling tough opponents for international friendlies. He’s scheduled Italy in Genoa, France in Paris, Mexico at Azteca, Belgium in Brussels … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Continues To Challenge American Soccer Both On And Off The field

Posted on by Michael Schwartz
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When Jurgen Klinsmann was hired to be the new coach of the US Men’s National Team in 2011, there was much excitement over the appointment of a successful innovator that would help propel America forward in the world of soccer. … Continue reading

Do You Support Team Garber or Team Klinsmann?

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Whether it’s promotion and relegation, or major USMNT players leaving Europe for the riches of MLS, Jurgen Klinsmann has taken numerous whacks at Don Garber’s piñata recently. And Mr. Garber, desperate not to lose any PR or standing in the … Continue reading

Alex Morgan Has The Skill And Charisma To Continue Landon Donovan’s Legacy as the Face of US Soccer

Posted on by Edgar Mendoza
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In just a few days, U.S. soccer fans will witness the end of an era. This Friday, Landon Donovan will step onto the field as a national team player for the very last time, thus concluding one of, if not, … Continue reading

Landon Donovan’s Final USMNT Game Will Celebrate a Legend

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Since Landon Donovan’s final USMNT game is Friday night in East Hartford, CT, it’s time to talk about legacies. Yes, the well will certainly run dry on this topic in short order, but before it goes as bare as the … Continue reading