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Archives: United States

Under fire Jurgen Klinsmann can breathe easier after World Cup qualification draw

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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How could some of the mounting pressure on Jurgen Klinsmann be relieved without even playing a match? He could have turned a wandering eye to the World Cup qualification draw this morning. In a time when CONCACAF despite all the … Continue reading

Investing in youth and the long-term is a gamble for the USMNT

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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After one day of letting the US’ loss to Jamaica marinate, very little about it has changed in the grand perspective. But one question has arisen based on what the entirety of Jurgen Klinsmann’s tenure has entailed thus far – … Continue reading

US Soccer needs to be held accountable if it knew about Chuck Blazer corruption

Posted on by Earl Reed
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The United States is a country that stands for freedom, with a hands-off, free market economy. So much so, in fact, that many a rich person has built their fortune using the rather unimposing economic principles that govern our system. … Continue reading

Match preview – USA vs. Cuba Gold Cup quarterfinal

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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It’s time for the US to start playing up to its full potential.  The time for experimenting and messing around is over.  It’s the knockout rounds where one slip up can send you home early.  After an unconvincing group stage … Continue reading

John Oliver tears down publicly-funded stadiums [VIDEO]

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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On Sunday’s ‘Last Week Tonight,’ John Oliver spent close to 20 minutes breaking down what is wrong with the way stadiums are publicly-funded in the United States. He specifically pointing out how owners and teams regularly manipulate the cities they … Continue reading

USA vs. Honduras preview: USMNT ready for debut Gold Cup match

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The first competitive game in over a year for the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) is against Honduras in the opening game of the 2015 Gold Cup.  This is one of the toughest Gold Cup tournaments ever and the stakes … Continue reading

Watch USA 5-2 Japan Women’s World Cup final highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Congratulations to the US Women’s National Team on winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup. With the win, the US has now won three World Cup titles — in 1991, 1999 and 2015 — under its belt. And the victory in Sunday’s final … Continue reading

5 players to watch in the Women’s World Cup final

Posted on by Robert Hay

The 2015 Women’s World Cup final has a familiar feel to it, but U.S. fans are hoping it is not deja vu all over again. With the Americans making a statement against No. 1 Germany and Japan benefiting from an … Continue reading

Watch USA 4-0 Guatemala match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USA vs. Guatemala preview: USMNT faces one last tune-up game before Gold Cup

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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The Gold Cup is just around the corner. By the end of July, a champion will be crowned who could (potentially) go on to take part in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia but before any of that, the … Continue reading

USWNT’s Abby Wambach under pressure ahead of match against Sweden

Posted on by Abe Asher

There are plenty of fascinating angles in the buildup to the United States against Sweden Women’s World Cup match, and former US head coach, current Sweden boss, and generally beloved mother figure to the women’s game Pia Sundhage added fuel … Continue reading

Recap of the USA’s shock 2-1 win against Germany

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Five days after the US stunned the Dutch in Amsterdam, surely they couldn’t pull off the same trick again in Germany against the World Champions? Once again, some doubts have been quelled by the US in these tough European environments. … Continue reading

First World Cup win inspires little confidence in USWNT coach Jill Ellis

Posted on by Robert Hay
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The best quality of the U.S. women’s national team is that when they play as poorly as they did Monday night, they are able to win and win with style.  While Australia may ultimately prove to be a legitimately world … 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

USA men’s team wish US women good luck who share same jersey numbers

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Several United States Men’s National Team players have been tweeting good luck photos to the members of the women’s national team who share their jersey numbers. It seems that every member of the men’s senior team with a Twitter account … Continue reading

Player ratings – USMNT 4 Holland 3

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Well, folks, international friendlies don’t get any better than that! It was a banner day for the US men on Friday, as the Americans traversed a late 3-1 deficit against the Netherlands to come back and beat the Dutch 4-3. … Continue reading

Recap of USA’s stunning 4-3 comeback win over Holland

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Trips to Amsterdam often end with things that can barely be believed, or when looked back upon with reflection someone saying, “what in the hell just happened?” That was the USMNT’s match against Holland at the Amsterdam Arena. Whatever symbolic … Continue reading