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Archives: US

Candidates Who Could Replace Tim Howard During His Leave Of Absence

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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While Tim Howard continues to play for Everton and spend more time with his family, there will be sizeable void in the United States Men National Team’s defense in a very literal sense. Between the two back-up goalkeepers who traveled … Continue reading

New Details Emerge About 2015 Gold Cup To Be Held In 10+ US Cities

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Details on the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup are now emerging, as Traffic Sports USA, a soccer event management company, accidentally leaked image with tournament information this past weekend. The company states that next year’s Gold Cup competition will be hosted … Continue reading

Like Sochi, the West’s Smear Campaign Against Russia’s 2018 World Cup Won’t Work

Posted on by Ilija Trojanovic
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In the latest of brewing Cold War sentiments between the US and Russia, controversial Republican Senator John McCain recently reissued a demand to pull the plug on Russia’s right to host the World Cup in 2018. Speaking to ESPN/ABC podcast … Continue reading

Landon Donovan to Retire From MLS At End of 2014 Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Landon Donovan will retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, confirmed a statement by LA Galaxy. According to the statement on the club website, Donovan wrote: “After careful deliberation and many conversations with those closest to me, I … Continue reading

Tony Meola Discusses USMNT, World Cup and MLS All-Star Game

Posted on by Grant Miller
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In April, World Soccer Talk interviewed U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer Tony Meola about his career and some of his thoughts on the U.S. Men’s National Team’s chances heading into the 2014 FIFA World Cup. This week we spoke with … Continue reading

A Remarkable World Cup Moment That Went Unnoticed In the USA-Belgium Game

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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This World Cup has been one of the best in recent memory, despite all of the concerns with the tournament being held in Brazil. There have been some fantastic goals and amazing matches. Of course, any World Cup will have … Continue reading

USMNT’s Matt Besler A Target For Bundesliga Side SC Freiburg

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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United State’s Men’s National Team’s Matt Besler is said to be receiving multiple offers from both European and English clubs after a solid performance for the United States in the 2014 World Cup. Reports in Kicker Magazine indicate SC Freiburg … Continue reading

WATCH Clint Dempsey’s Appearance on the David Letterman Show [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USA World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey was a guest on The Late Show With David Letterman Wednesday night. Dempsey made an appearance on the show with the veteran late show host. The Seattle Sounders and USMNT attacking midfielder/striker discussed … Continue reading

USA Midfielder Mix Diskerud On Verge of Move to Celtic, Says Report

Posted on by Matt Covell
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Scottish Premier League side Celtic Football Club is reportedly interested in signing USA World Cup midfielder Mix Diskerud from Norwegian club Rosenborg. Diskerud’s contract expires in six months, at the end of the Norwegian Premier League season. Rosenborg BK manager … Continue reading

Young USA Players Looking to Move Beyond MLS

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Going into the World Cup, a major storyline around the U.S. national team was the number of key players who had left overseas clubs to return to MLS.  Facing a logjam in the AS Roma midfield, Michael Bradley accepted a … Continue reading

USA Lightning Rod Landon Donovan Faces Uncertain Future

Posted on by Robert Hay
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From the moment he was excluded from the U.S. World Cup roster, Landon Donovan faced a critical choice.  He could accept, map out the rest of his playing career, and begin to work on his post-playing options.  Or he could … Continue reading

Where The USA Men’s National Team Goes From Here

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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Now that the U.S. has, once again, exited the World Cup in the Round of 16, American soccer aficionados are in the self-reflective, hand wringing stage of sports grief.  We’re asking ourselves what went wrong?  What could we have done … Continue reading

Top 5 USA Players Most Likely to Be Signed By Premier League Clubs This Summer

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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The USA World Cup soccer team won the plaudits of so many people worldwide. Tim Howard has to be considered the most influential player for the US over the four games, keeping the team in games at the most opportune … Continue reading

The USA Men’s National Team: “A Better Version of Ourselves”

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Postgame yesterday, Alexi Lalas said this about the recently eliminated US National Team: “They are a better version of ourselves”. He’s absolutely right, whatever that means. What does that mean, and what does that mean for U.S. Soccer going forward? … Continue reading

Failure of USA to Beat Belgium Reflects Negatively On MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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An easy, somewhat lazy narrative has developed through the years that Major League Soccer has helped the United States Men’s National Team grow. While this is true from a pure standpoint of quality of squad depth, the league has from … Continue reading

USA’s World Cup Run Ends Too Soon, But Future Looks Promising

Posted on by Tom Moore
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When a team enters into a tournament format like the World Cup knockout stage, you always know that the next game very well may be your last. But that doesn’t mean it is any easier when the end finally comes. … Continue reading

Top 10 Best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave Memes

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The Internet has created its newest meme — Things Tim Howard Could Save, which includes pictures of USA goalkeeper Tim Howard in some classic situations “saving” different people and places. For example, even saving the Titanic. The meme is a … Continue reading

Front Covers From USA and Belgium Newspapers After Round of 16 Game [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Most newspapers flooded their front pages with pictures from the many joyous public gatherings that turned massive scenes of disappointment.  None did it better than the Las Vegas Review-Journal (see above). The juxtaposition between the fan looking left while the glasses fan … Continue reading