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Archives: US Soccer

Reading Between the Lines to Understand What Jurgen Klinsmann Really Means

Posted on by Abe Asher
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Since it appears that we are going to be stuck with Jurgen Klinsmann as the US Men’s National Team manager for the foreseeable future, it seems prudent to get to the bottom of what the boss really means when he … Continue reading

U.S National Team to Renew Mexico Rivalry This April in San Antonio

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Coming off of surprising Round of 16 appearances in the 2014 World Cup, the United States men’s national team will renew its rivalry with Mexico this April, according to an announcement today by the US Soccer Federation.  The match will … Continue reading

U-20 US National Team Are Extremely Talented But Experiencing Problems

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Friday night I posted here that there is a bright future ahead of US Soccer based on the U-20 team that is attempting to qualify for its World Cup, and that still stands. The talent on that team is miles … Continue reading

Future of US Soccer Is Bright Based on Strong US U-20 Team

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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If there are frustrated fans of the US Men’s National Team looking for a beacon of light before the January camp gets underway, look to some younger Yanks in Jamaica. The CONCACAF U-20 qualification tournament for the 2015 U-20 World … Continue reading

The Tampa Bay Rowdies’ Shrewd Changes Should Ensure Immediate Success in 2015

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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The Tampa Bay Rowdies have made big changes since the end of the 2014 North American Soccer League season. Coming off a season where the team struggled, new management has quickly made several moves, including a raid on the rival … Continue reading

Jeff Plush Announced as the Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The National Women’s Soccer League announced the hiring of Jeff Plush as the league’s new commissioner Tuesday afternoon. The hiring comes three month after the league’s inaugural commissioner Cheryl Baily, announced she would step down once her replacement was found. … Continue reading

FOX Sports Announce Coverage For The 2015 Women’s World Cup

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The 2015 Women’s World Cup will feature many firsts. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years … Continue reading

Previewing The USWNT’s Brasilia International Tournament

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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2014 has not been the U.S. Women’s National team’s best year. A coaching change out of the blue, back to back losses for the first time since 2001, taking an all time low 7th place at the Algarve Cup, and placement … Continue reading

USA vs Colombia Preview: London Calling

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since taking over as head coach for the USMNT in July of 2011, Jurgen Klinsmann has made a point of scheduling tough opponents for international friendlies. He’s scheduled Italy in Genoa, France in Paris, Mexico at Azteca, Belgium in Brussels … Continue reading

Saint Louis FC, An American Soccer Club On The Rise

Posted on by Verne Magnus
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St. Louis, Missouri is well-known as a baseball town. Despite the popularity of the NFL in the United States and the growing appeal of live hockey, neither the NFL’s Rams nor the NHL’s Blues have been able to match the … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Continues To Challenge American Soccer Both On And Off The field

Posted on by Michael Schwartz
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When Jurgen Klinsmann was hired to be the new coach of the US Men’s National Team in 2011, there was much excitement over the appointment of a successful innovator that would help propel America forward in the world of soccer. … Continue reading

Do You Support Team Garber or Team Klinsmann?

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Whether it’s promotion and relegation, or major USMNT players leaving Europe for the riches of MLS, Jurgen Klinsmann has taken numerous whacks at Don Garber’s piñata recently. And Mr. Garber, desperate not to lose any PR or standing in the … Continue reading

Alex Morgan Has The Skill And Charisma To Continue Landon Donovan’s Legacy as the Face of US Soccer

Posted on by Edgar Mendoza
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In just a few days, U.S. soccer fans will witness the end of an era. This Friday, Landon Donovan will step onto the field as a national team player for the very last time, thus concluding one of, if not, … Continue reading

Previewing The USWNT’s Matches For December

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The United State Women’s National Team will head south to Brazil this December to participate in a four-team international tournament, that includes host nation Brazil, China PR and Argentina. The US return to Brazil for their first game in 17 … Continue reading

The Sad Tale Of Steve Zakuani’s Ailing MLS Career

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The question was only asked because there was nothing else to talk about. The press conference lasted all of 50 seconds. The Portland Timbers had just crushed Guyanese side Alpha United 6-0 in front of one of their smallest home … Continue reading

3 Things We Learned From the Latest USWNT Friendlies

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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After a combined score of 12-0 in a two game friendly series with Mexico, the United States Women’s National Team seems to be sitting in prime position heading into CONCACAF qualifying. There is little question on the American’s ability to … Continue reading

Bruce Arena Punishment Reinforces His Criticisms

Posted on by Robert Hay
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It is not a surprise that the MLS league office passed on a hefty fine to Bruce Arena this week for his comments on the strange Sacha Kljestan transfer saga. What is a surprise is how it was handled, and … Continue reading

The Whirlwind Adventures Of The Dallas Tornado

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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There are football tours, there are serious football tours and then there was the epic journey undertaken by the Dallas Tornado. Led by the charismatic Bob Kap the team traversed the globe in a near eight month tour from 1967 … Continue reading