Archives: US National Team

USA vs Mexico; FIFA World Cup 2014 Qualifier: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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One of the biggest soccer rivalries in this hemisphere kicks off tonight at 8pm ET on ESPN as the United States plays Mexico in a FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifier. If the United States wins, while Honduras prevents Panama from … Continue reading

USA Aiming to Beat Mexico Tonight and Clinch Qualification to FIFA World Cup 2014

Posted on by Tom Moore
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The U.S. men’s national team will take the pitch tonight in Columbus, Ohio, with a chance to make it a very special night. Jurgen Klinsmann’s team is currently in second place in the CONCACAF Hexagonal, one point back of Costa … Continue reading

Watch our USA vs Mexico Post-Match Debate & Analysis Show Tonight Live at 10pm ET [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Log on to WorldSoccerTalk.com tonight at 10pm ET for a live analysis and debate video show after the USA vs Mexico World Cup Qualifying match. The pundits who will be live and on-air tonight will be: Dave Denholm — Play-by-play … Continue reading

U.S. vs. Mexico World Cup Qualifying Preview: 4 Talking Points and 3 Keys to Victory

Posted on by Earl Reed
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After disappointing losses on Friday for both the United States and Mexico, the two sworn enemies come face to face Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying game where both teams will want to win for … Continue reading

Costa Rica vs US Men’s National Team Match Highlights: World Cup Qualifying [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The United States continued its run of never winning an away World Cup qualifying match in Costa Rica Friday after losing 3-1 on a disappointing night for the red, white and blue. US midfielder Michael Bradley pulled out of the … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Not Happy with Choice of Mexican Referee vs Costa Rica: Nightly Soccer Report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On the eve of an important World Cup qualifier for the United States against Costa Rica, USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann is not pleased with CONCACAF’s choice of Mexican referee Marco Antonio Rodriguez as the official in charge of the match. … Continue reading

US Roster Announced for World Cup Qualifiers Against Costa Rica and Mexico

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has announced his roster for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica (Sept. 6) and Mexico (Sept. 10). The 23-man roster is: Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa/England), Tim Howard (Everton/England), Nick Rimando … Continue reading

American Outlaws Dismiss Claims of Seattle Fans Taking Lead Role In Organization

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Not for the first time, and certainly not the last time, Goal.com has gotten its facts wrong on a story about the beautiful game. In this instance, the website published an article reporting that Seattle fans would be given a … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Scores A Hat Trick for USA Against Bosnia-Herzegovina [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US international and Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore scored a sensational hat trick Wednesday night to lift the US men’s national team to a 4-3 victory against Bosnia-Herzegovina in Sarajevo. In the first meeting between the two sides, the US team … Continue reading

England vs Scotland and Bosnia-Herzegovina vs USA: International Friendlies: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wayne Rooney and Theo Walcott are set to start for England today in the nation’s “friendly” against Scotland that’s being played at Wembley Stadium in London. For viewers in the United States, the broadcast of the match begins at 2:55pm … Continue reading

U.S. Men’s National Team Climbs to No. 19 in FIFA Rankings

Posted on by Tom Moore
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The U.S. Men’s National Team moved up three spots to No. 19 in the FIFA world rankings, which were released on Thursday. It is the first time the U.S. has made an appearance in the Top 20 since March 2011. … Continue reading

Can Sunderland Striker Jozy Altidore Succeed in the Premier League?

Posted on by Ben Hastings
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Jozy Altidore’s recent transfer to Sunderland has excited many US soccer fans, not to mention the executives at NBC Sports; nevertheless, there is ample reason to take a more measured approach in defining our expectations of the 23-year-old.  Yes, he … Continue reading

FOX Sports May Be Interested In Bidding For MLS, USMNT and Bundesliga TV Rights

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Soccer host Rob Stone said today that FOX Sports is interested in expanding its coverage of soccer to include more leagues (after losing the Premier League rights to NBC). Plus, Stone dropped a major hint that FOX may be … Continue reading

Despite Excellent Gold Cup, Landon Donovan Has Not Earned Automatic Selection

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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All of the headlines and analysis over the course of the last three weeks has been about how Landon Donovan has forced his way back into the United States starting XI with his performances against lesser competition and the Costa … Continue reading

Stuart Holden Diagnosed With Torn ACL In Knee To Add to His Injury Woes

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US and Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden has been diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee after having a MRI exam to evaluate the extent of his injury he picked up in the 2013 Gold Cup … Continue reading

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati Criticizes FIFA World Cup Bidding Process

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has criticized the bidding process for the FIFA World Cup 2022, and has called for more transparency and better communication to help improve the process in future years. Gulati was speaking with the Associated … Continue reading

US Beats Panama to Win Fifth Gold Cup Trophy: Goal Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Stoke City attacking midfielder Brek Shea scored the only goal of the game to give the United States men’s national team its fifth Gold Cup trophy after defeating Panama 1-0 in Chicago at Soldier Field. The victory in the Gold … Continue reading

USA vs Panama, 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s broadcast of the match between USA and Panama in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final will begin at 3:30pm ET on FOX, the free-to-air over the air network, for viewers in the United States. Kick-off time is 4pm ET. … Continue reading