Archives: US National Team

Arsenal Midfielder Gedion Zelalem About to Jump Off the U.S. Soccer Radar: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem looks set to break the hearts of US soccer fans as he appears set to jump off the US soccer radar to pursue an international career with Germany instead of the United States, according to a … Continue reading

US and Russian Politicians Using Soccer As a Weapon In New Cold War Over Ukraine

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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You know that soccer has made it in America when the politicians in the United States and Russia are using it as a weapon. On Friday, Republican U.S. Senators Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) sent a letter to … Continue reading

Russian State Duma Deputies Call for Ending of US FIFA Membership: Daily Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Last week, two Republican senators told FIFA that they wanted Russia kicked out of the 2014 World Cup. Now, in retaliation, deputies in the Russian State Duma have called for the USA’s FIFA membership to be terminated. One of the … Continue reading

Is This USMNT’s Away Shirt For World Cup 2014? [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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A design of what appears to be the US Men’s National Team’s away shirt for World Cup 2014 has been revealed on the Internet. The bold design features a shirt that screams red, white and blue. If true, the USMNT … Continue reading

USMNT Announce Pre-World Cup Games In San Francisco, New Jersey and Jacksonville

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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U.S. Soccer today officially announced that the U.S. Men’s National Team will play three matches prior to the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The matches will be part of the Send-Off Series. The USMNT will play in … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Is Falling Down On His Leadership Responsibilities With The USMNT

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Clint Dempsey’s selection as captain of the United States Men’s National Team a year ago by head coach Jürgen Klinsmann was a head scratcher at the time. Having not displayed discernable leadership skills on the pitch, one had to assume … Continue reading

Could Juan Agudelo And Terrence Boyd Be Better Striker Options For USMNT?

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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Given the modern fascination with statistics and infographics, last week saw a particularly interesting nugget of information come to the fore. Blessed with 5 goals in 12 World Cup appearances, Landon Donovan has scored more World Cup goals than Wayne … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: Vancouver Whitecaps Preview & USMNT Review

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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TONIGHT on World Soccer Radio 9PM ET/6PM PT – An eventful day of internationals as we break down the US 2-0 loss to Ukraine and much more. Our MLS previews continue with former MLS goalie Paul Dolan, who is part … Continue reading

USA’s Weaknesses Exploited In 2-0 Loss to Ukraine: Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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This was an important match and the United States Men’s National Team blew it in the biggest way possible. The defense looked flat. Clint Dempsey seemed uninterested, and the USMNT let Ukraine score twice to leave Cyprus with the 2-0 … Continue reading

Ukraine vs USMNT, England vs Denmark, Spain vs Italy and Other International Friendlies: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s a soccer fan’s dream, especially if you live in the United States, with a lucky 13 matches shown live on US television and/or Internet during this mini-international break. The schedule for viewers in the US is: South Africa vs … Continue reading

Find Out Where to Watch This Wednesday’s International Friendlies On US TV and Internet

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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National soccer teams around the world are playing matches mid-week as an opportunity to prepare for the World Cup (if they’re in the final 32), reveal their new 2014 kits (for the majority of teams) and get some much-needed match … Continue reading

Ukraine-USA Friendly Is Back On, According to US Soccer

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Despite initial confirmed reports that a senior Ukraine soccer executive had announced that the Ukraine-United States soccer friendly was canceled, the game between the two countries is now back on according to US Soccer. US Soccer tweeted late Monday night … Continue reading

Ukraine Cancels Friendly Against United States Men’s National Soccer Team

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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UPDATE: Since the publication of this article, the US Soccer Federation has reported that the game is back on. See the updated article. In a blow to the United States Men’s National Team preparations for World Cup 2014, Wednesday’s friendly … Continue reading

US Men’s National Team World Cup Jersey Unveiled By Nike: Official [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Be the first to wear the USMNT 2014 World Cup jersey by pre-ordering it today. Officially unveiled today, the USA home shirt for 2014 is a beautifully designed soccer shirt that can be worn on the pitch, or off it … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Pictured Wearing New USMNT World Cup Kit: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USMNT Captain Clint Dempsey is pictured in a series of new images to promote the upcoming launch of the USA’s World Cup home uniform, which will be unveiled by Nike next week. In the promotional image, Dempsey is pictured in … Continue reading

WATCH Jurgen Klinsmann Discussing USMNT Squad For Ukraine Friendly, Live at 11:45am ET [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Join USMNT Head Coach and Technical Director Jurgen Klinsmann at 11:45am ET/8:45am PT today for a live Google Hangout where he’ll be discussing the roster and expectations for the USA’s upcoming friendly against Ukraine. You can watch the live discussion … Continue reading

Dempsey, Bradley and Green Among 24 USMNT Players Called Up For Ukraine Friendly

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Earlier today, Jurgen Klinsmann announced the 24 players that he’s called to training camp in Frankfurt, Germany as the USMNT prepares for its match versus Ukraine on Wednesday, March 5 in Cyprus (live on ESPN2 at 2pm ET). Twenty one … Continue reading

Anticipation Building For Official Release of USMNT World Cup Shirts [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The anticipation is building for the official unveiling of the US Men’s National Team home and away shirts for 2014 that will be worn in this summer’s World Cup. An announcement is expected from Nike today with details on the … Continue reading