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Archives: US Soccer

Watch Carli Lloyd’s incredible goal for USA from halfway line [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller

US captain Carli Lloyd scored an incredible goal in the first half of the Women’s World Cup against Japan, to earn a hat trick and to record the fastest hat trick in FIFA World Cup final history. Lloyd scored the … Continue reading

Newspaper front covers ahead of Women’s World Cup final [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan

Despite scheduling that saw the U.S. Women’s National Team play every World Cup knockout match on a weekday evening, record numbers of Americans have tuned in to support their squad on the team’s march to today’s final. But has the … Continue reading

Women’s World Cup final preview: a rematch four years in the making

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale

Here we go again, a third consecutive meeting between the U.S. and Japan in a major tournament. This time in the final of the 2015 Women’s World Cup. The U.S. has talked about their heartbreaking 2011 final loss as motivation … Continue reading

Julie Johnston: USA’s break-out defender aiming for Golden Ball trophy

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale

In 2012, Julie Johnston won the Bronze Ball in the U-20 Women’s World Cup. On Thursday, it was announced that she would have the chance to turn that Bronze Ball into a golden one. The 22-year-old has been the breakout … Continue reading

Soccer is the sport that has the power to unite the United States

Posted on by Robert Hay

Is the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team “America’s Team”? As the team prepares for its possible third World Cup title today, the increased viewership and buzz after the team’s win over Germany has made them media darlings.  It also highlights … Continue reading

First-hand account of US Open Cup derby between New York Red Bulls and New York Cosmos

Posted on by Andrew Puopolo
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It’s the magic of the cup. A second division side drawn to play away from home against their local rivals, a “proper cup tie” some might call it. It’s David against Goliath, a potential giant killing, a banana skin, as … Continue reading

Omar Gonzalez interview: USMNT defender talks World Cup, LA Galaxy and Abby Wambach

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

World Soccer Talk spoke with Omar Gonzalez this week and discussed his partnership with Pass the Love, Steven Gerrard, why he’d like to borrow Abby Wambach for the US Men’s National team and more. Here’s the transcript of the exclusive interview: Caitlin … Continue reading

USA vs Sweden preview: USWNT face former head coach in must-watch game

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale

There are several subplots to tonight’s game between the U.S. and Sweden, but putting all the history and drama aside, these are two teams that are in need of a timely and critical victory. Sweden was shocked when Nigeria came back … 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

US Men’s National Team may have finally turned a big, big corner; By Steve Davis

Posted on by Steve Davis

After watching the United States nail down deserved wins against two global heavies of world soccer, it’s hard to resist the temptation to declare “corner turned.” For years, the United States has been a solid middle class citizen in the … Continue reading

US Men’s National Team vs. Germany: TV times and open thread

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

After an unexpected comeback against the Netherlands last week, the U.S. Men’s National Team continue their pre-Gold Cup preparation with a trip to Germany to face the #1 FIFA ranked team and recent winners of the 2014 World Cup. You … 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

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

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