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Archives: US National Team

The Lost Generation?????

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

On the other side of the pond England currently has a golden generation of footballers who are perceived to have underachieved on the international stage by some. (I am not included in this group: I think England has gotten about … Continue reading

USA and Brazil Squads for Sunday’s Friendly

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

United States Goalkeepers (2): Tim Howard (Everton FC, England), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake, USA). Defenders (7): Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham FC, England), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96, Germany), Jay DeMerit (Watford FC, England), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liège, Belgium), Heath Pearce … Continue reading

Olsen and Casey Should be Recalled

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

For some reason Bob Bradley as I write this has yet to submit his squad for Sunday’s friendly versus Brazil at Soldier Field in Chicago. Based on recent performances in MLS two specific National Team veterans need to get a … Continue reading

Futility Continues on European Soil

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Beasley was tremendous today/Fox Sports You can’t fault the US National Team for effort, but once again our national team looked terribly outclassed by a European side on European soil. The U.S. backline was once again burnt repeatedly on the … Continue reading

Ching Fails Fitness Test

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Brian Ching failed a fitness test for today’s US match versus Sweden. Landon Donovan will likely have to play forward now for the US side.

Wolff Out of US Squad

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Josh Wolff withdrew from US Squad for the Sweden game following today’s 3-1 win for his 1860 Munich side in Bundesliga 2 action. I’m not sure the reasons for his withdrawal but will post them as soon as I learn … Continue reading

US Tactics for Sweden Friendly

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

This European heavy squad is interesting for its balance of regulars for 2007, returning players seeing their first call up since Germany 2006 (like Josh Wolff and Marcus Hannehman) and youngsters (like Sal Zizzo, Kamani Hill, and Charlie Davies.) Landon … Continue reading

US Roster for Sweden Friendly named.

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Goalkeepers: Marcus Hahnemann (Reading, England), Tim Howard (Everton) Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham, England), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover, Germany), Jay DeMerit (Watford, England), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard Liege, Belgium), Jonathan Spector (West Ham, England) Midfielders: DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers, … Continue reading

US-Brazil Match Likely

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

A source has indicated to me that the US will play Brazil in Chicago during one of the international friendly dates this year. We’ll post an update when an announcement is made. UPDATE 3:15 PM EST : THE WASHINGTON POST … Continue reading

US to Play Mexico Next Month at Azteca

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The US National Team will play Mexico for the third time in eight months when they travel to Azteca Stadium to play Mexico in a September 9th friendly. Mexico has never lost to the US at home, and has in … Continue reading

Pearce Signs With Hansa Rostock

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Heath Pearce has signed with Bundesliga club Hansa Rostock on a two year contract. Pearce who as a left sided player appears to be surplus to the US National Team requirements (Where the US has an overabundance of players) for … Continue reading

Miles to Go

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The US U-20 team crashed and burned before the semifinals once again in the FIFA Under 20 World Cup. (Formerly the FIFA World Youth Championship). For the sixth straight time this event was held, the United States has advanced to … Continue reading

Miles Yet To Go

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The US U-20 team crashed and burned before the semifinals once again in the FIFA Under 20 World Cup. (Formerly the FIFA World Youth Championship). For the sixth straight time this event was held, the United States has advanced to … Continue reading

Bob Bradley Please Don’t Forget…….

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Wolff is a far more accomplished International Striker than Taylor Twellman or Brian Ching Here are some suggested players that have either been part of the US Senior National Team for many years or budding youngsters that Coach Bradley needs … Continue reading

Bob Bradley Please don’t Forget About………

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Wolff is a far more accomplished International Striker than Taylor Twellman or Brian Ching Here are some suggested players that have either been part of the US Senior National Team for many years or are budding youngsters that Coach Bradley … Continue reading

US U-20 History

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I have gotten a number of requests for a historical perspective on the US run at the U-20 World Cup. Contrary to what many may think, the US actually has quite a proud tradition of advancing in this competition but … Continue reading

US U-20 World Cup History

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I have gotten a number of requests for a historical perspective on the US run at the U-20 World Cup. Contrary to what many may think, the US actually has quite a proud tradition of advancing in this competition but … Continue reading

Grading the US Squad at Copa America and the Gold Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Eddie Johnson’s Goal versus Argentina gave the US three minutes of false hope The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the … Continue reading