Tag Archives: USMNT

What’s a Big Difference Between the USMNT and Other Teams in the World Cup?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

One of the greatest attributes of the US men’s national team is something that very few other countries have on the world’s stage. And that is a combination of good sportsmanship as well as a lack of cheating. Yesterday’s games … Continue reading

Bob Bradley Did Great, but the USMNT Should Hire Someone New

Posted on by Eric Altshule

After the failure of Germany 2006, nobody wanted to hire Bob Bradley for this job. It was hard to find a fan that thought he was the right man. US Soccer was desperate to hire Jurgen Klinsman. Columnist fantasized about … Continue reading

Poll: Should Bob Bradley Stay or Go?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Whether Bob Bradley should stay in charge as coach of the US men’s national team is a difficult question. For some US soccer fans, it’s an easy answer (either yes or no). But I believe that the vast majority of … Continue reading

USMNT: Moving On To Algeria

Posted on by Bobby Brandon

With the news that controversial match official Koman Coulibaly has received a rating of “poor” after his expedited evaluation following his shocking display in the now infamous United States – Slovenia draw and is likely to be relieved of his … Continue reading

It Is Time for the US to Win a World Cup Game

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  June 17 2002.  Mexico 0 – US 2.  That is the last time the US won a game in the World Cup.  It is time to do it again. Since that day eight years ago, the US has had … Continue reading

Koman Coulibaly Disallows USA World Cup Goal: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

US soccer fans and players must feel pretty cheated today after referee Koman Coulibaly disallowed a perfectly fine goal by US player Maurice Edu. Watch the video evidence above. So far, all of the analysis of the USA against Slovenia … Continue reading

USA Stuns Slovenia With Comeback, But Undone by Poor Ref Decision

Posted on by Christopher Harris

What an incredible game today at Ellis Park in South Africa between Slovenia and the United States. In a match that was a game of two halves for the United States, the Americans looked so poor in the first half … Continue reading

Is Soccer Popular In The United States, Or Not?

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Let’s face it. We soccer fans live in a bubble. We eat, live and breathe soccer. So much so, that it’s sometimes hard to get a perspective on how popular, or unpopular, the sport is in the United States. I … Continue reading

Weezer Releases “Represent,” Unofficial World Cup Theme for US Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Weezer may be best known for its hit single “Buddy Holly,” but what you may not know is that singer/songwriter Rivers Cuomo is also a massive soccer fan. Not only is he a big soccer fan, but he’s also a … Continue reading

Comedy Central’s Daily Show Tackles the US World Cup Team

Posted on by Christopher Harris

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c <td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'World Cup 2010: Into Africa – Two Teams, One Cup www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political Humor Tea Party Comedy Central’s The Daily … Continue reading

What are the Four Types Of American Soccer Fans?

Posted on by Esther Song

I have been to the past two World Cups. I was there in South Korea for the most famous almost-Cinderella run by the hosts in 2002. I was in Germany for the infamous Zidane headbutt that lost France the title … Continue reading

Why Beating England Might Not Be Good For Soccer In The US

Posted on by James Stevens

Soccer in the United States is poised for a major breakthrough. A win against England would likely bring interest in the US Men’s National Team (USMNT) to an all time high. However, while it may seem counterintuitive, the England v. … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Fever: A Warning to Businesses Everywhere

Posted on by Noel S. Williams

The World Cup has stopped wars, launched dictators and broken hearts. The month-long quadrennial soccer extravaganza can also reduce a nation’s GDP: neither over-zealous victory parties nor wallowing in defeatism do much for worker productivity. World Cup 2010 begins in … Continue reading

Why the US National Team Should Not Play a 4-4-2 Formation

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

Without a doubt, formations are one of the most underrated elements of the tactical game. Many countries adopt the simplistic two banks of four with two up top and that’s that. Not a whole lot of thinking goes into their … Continue reading

England Fans Setting Themselves Up To Fail

Posted on by Ethiene Rodriguez

During the last several weeks I have noticed that several pro England articles have appeared on EPL Talk and other sites especially concerning the USA vs. England match, and the articles seem to imply a feeling of arrogance, and nonchalance. … Continue reading

2010 World Cup Preview: US National Team

Posted on by Daniel Craggs

The United States Men’s National Team will be competing in Group C come June 12th in Rustenburg after finishing top of the CONCACAF group and clinching a spot in South Africa. The Americans will be making their 9th appearance in … Continue reading

Giuseppe Rossi Will Be Playing for…..Nobody

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The best American striker – and a guaranteed starter against England on June 12 – was not destined to be Jozy Altidore, Charlie Davies or (certainly) Robbie Findley.  The best American striker is New Jersey-born, rap-music loving, Playstation-playing Giuseppe Rossi.  … Continue reading

The Other Time When England Lost to the United States

Posted on by Christopher Harris

When soccer experts remember the United States beating England, they almost always refer back to the 1950 World Cup when Joe Gaetjens got only the goal in the match to cause the biggest upset in the history of the tournament … Continue reading