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Archives: US National Team

Jurgen Klinsmann Announces 22-Man Roster For USMNT Friendly Against Czech Republic

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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United States Men’s National Team head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, announced the 22-man roster which have been called into camp to prepare for the country’s first friendly of the 2018 World Cup cycle. The USMNT is set to travel to Prague … Continue reading

Candidates Who Could Replace Tim Howard During His Leave Of Absence

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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While Tim Howard continues to play for Everton and spend more time with his family, there will be sizeable void in the United States Men National Team’s defense in a very literal sense. Between the two back-up goalkeepers who traveled … Continue reading

Tim Howard Announces Hiatus From US Men’s National Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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USA and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has decided to take a hiatus from playing for the US Men’s National Team, and will not be considered for selection until the fall of 2015. The shock decision by Howard, who was arguably … Continue reading

USWNT Names Roster For Midweek Friendly Against Switzerland

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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U.S. Women’s National Team head couch Jill Ellis has put together her 19-women roster for the August 20 friendly against Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. It is a safe and predictable roster for Ellis, who narrowed … Continue reading

5 Young Americans to Watch Out For Who Are Playing In Europe

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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US soccer players such as Tim Howard, Jozy Altidore, Brad Guzan, Geoff Cameron and Stuart Holden often monopolize most of the headlines when it comes to discussing American stars playing in Europe. But there are many other footballers who are … Continue reading

New Details Emerge About 2015 Gold Cup To Be Held In 10+ US Cities

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Details on the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup are now emerging, as Traffic Sports USA, a soccer event management company, accidentally leaked image with tournament information this past weekend. The company states that next year’s Gold Cup competition will be hosted … Continue reading

Like Sochi, the West’s Smear Campaign Against Russia’s 2018 World Cup Won’t Work

Posted on by Ilija Trojanovic
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In the latest of brewing Cold War sentiments between the US and Russia, controversial Republican Senator John McCain recently reissued a demand to pull the plug on Russia’s right to host the World Cup in 2018. Speaking to ESPN/ABC podcast … Continue reading

Landon Donovan to Retire From MLS At End of 2014 Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Landon Donovan will retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, confirmed a statement by LA Galaxy. According to the statement on the club website, Donovan wrote: “After careful deliberation and many conversations with those closest to me, I … Continue reading

Tony Meola Discusses USMNT, World Cup and MLS All-Star Game

Posted on by Grant Miller
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In April, World Soccer Talk interviewed U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer Tony Meola about his career and some of his thoughts on the U.S. Men’s National Team’s chances heading into the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This week we spoke with … Continue reading

USA World Cup Star Graham Zusi Talks to World Soccer Talk

Posted on by Abe Asher
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While in Florida promoting and helping with Gatorade’s Unreal Around the World contest, a program that provides select winners for a once-in-a-lifetime trip around the globe to experience trips in either Italy, England, Spain, Argentina, or Brazil with clubs like … Continue reading

USMNT Assistant Coach Andreas Herzog Extends Contract to 2018

Posted on by Jord Willis
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The US Soccer Federation has extended the contract of assistant coach Andreas Herzog until the 2018 World Cup in Russia, according to a report from Germany. Herzog, an integral part to Jurgen Klinsmann’s team that oversaw the United States’ impressive performance … Continue reading

USA And England Fall In FIFA World Rankings While Germany Climbs to the Top

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FIFA has released its latest World Rankings, which ranks the strongest teams in the world based on the average number of points they gain in a match as well as a combination of other factors. Germany climbs into first place … Continue reading

Sunderland and Fulham Interested in Signing Matt Besler

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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After a spectacular performance for the United States at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, defender Matt Besler has received a wide variety of interest from a number of European clubs including official bids from Fulham and Sunderland. Besler admitted … Continue reading

A Remarkable World Cup Moment That Went Unnoticed In the USA-Belgium Game

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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This World Cup has been one of the best in recent memory, despite all of the concerns with the tournament being held in Brazil. There have been some fantastic goals and amazing matches. Of course, any World Cup will have … Continue reading

USMNT’s Matt Besler A Target For Bundesliga Side SC Freiburg

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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United State’s Men’s National Team’s Matt Besler is said to be receiving multiple offers from both European and English clubs after a solid performance for the United States in the 2014 World Cup. Reports in Kicker Magazine indicate SC Freiburg … Continue reading

WATCH Clint Dempsey’s Appearance on the David Letterman Show [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USA World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey was a guest on The Late Show With David Letterman Wednesday night. Dempsey made an appearance on the show with the veteran late show host. The Seattle Sounders and USMNT attacking midfielder/striker discussed … Continue reading

After Great Gains During World Cup, Hard Part Begins Again For American Soccer Fans

Posted on by Earl Reed
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It’s been such a great ride, this World Cup. We still have two matches left to consume, but the TV ratings have been through the roof, and the buzz for soccer has never been stronger around the United States. Now … Continue reading

USA Midfielder Mix Diskerud On Verge of Move to Celtic, Says Report

Posted on by Matt Covell
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Scottish Premier League side Celtic Football Club is reportedly interested in signing USA World Cup midfielder Mix Diskerud from Norwegian club Rosenborg. Diskerud’s contract expires in six months, at the end of the Norwegian Premier League season. Rosenborg BK manager … Continue reading