Soccer Insider: U.S. national team


Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 04/06/2014

American Top 30: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 15th edition

Five weeks from the start of World Cup training camp, Juergen Klinsmann is narrowing his roster candidates for Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  04:57 PM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 04/03/2014

U.S. highs and lows in Mexico draw

A look at three U.S. players who stood out in 2-2 draw with Mexico, and three who did not fare as well.

By Steven Goff  |  10:50 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:33 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Video of U.S.-Mexico goals

Michael Bradley and Chris Wondolowski scored in the first half, but Mexico answered in the second for a 2-2 friendly draw.

By Steven Goff  |  01:33 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:10 PM ET, 04/02/2014

Matchday: U.S. vs. Mexico friendly

With World Cup training camp six weeks away, the U.S. national team faces Mexico in a friendly in Arizona.

By Steven Goff  |  10:10 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:38 AM ET, 04/02/2014

Wednesday kickaround

D.C. mayor’s race. USA vs. Mexico friendly. CONCACAF Champions League. UEFA Champions League. Charity match. ESPN World Cup promo.

By Steven Goff  |  12:38 AM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, concacaf champions league, D.C. United, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 04/01/2014

D.C. United news and notes

Luis Silva injury update. Chris Pontius’s status. Chris Korb’s recovery. Eddie Johnson and Bill Hamid on U.S. duty. D.C.’s winless skid. RFK for sale?

By Steven Goff  |  02:59 PM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/30/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 14th edition

An MLS-heavy roster has gathered in Phoenix for Wednesday’s match vs. Mexico -- the final friendly before World Cup training camp opens.

By Steven Goff  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 03/27/2014

Mexico’s roster for U.S. friendly

Mexico’s Miguel Herrera selects 18 domestic league players for El Tri’s friendly against the Americans in Phoenix,

By Steven Goff  |  03:45 PM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Klinsmann sets roster for Mexico friendly

In the last friendly before World Cup training camp opens with a full squad, Juergen Klinsmann summoned mostly MLS players.

By Steven Goff  |  02:07 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team, ussf

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Looking at U.S. roster for Mexico friendly

Juergen Klinsmann is in the process of finalizing the U.S. roster for next Wednesday’s friendly against Mexico at University of Phoenix Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  04:35 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, mexico, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 03/23/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 13th edition

By committing to the U.S. program, Julian Green enters the World Cup conversation. Meantime, Geoff Cameron scores in Premier League.

By Steven Goff  |  04:30 PM ET, 03/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:34 PM ET, 03/18/2014

10 questions about Julian Green

Bayern Munich forward Julian Green, 18, has switched his allegiance from Germany to the United States and may end up on the World Cup roster.

By Steven Goff  |  09:34 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, bayern munich, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 03/16/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 12th edition

With the U.S. friendly against Mexico approaching, several changes on the Insider’s World Cup roster depth chart.

By Steven Goff  |  03:54 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 03/09/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 11th edition

Aron Johannsson strengthened his claim for a World Cup starting job with a pair of goals for AZ Alkmaar. Jose Torres also scored abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  03:17 PM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/06/2014

United signs Johnson to DP deal

Eddie Johnson becomes D.C. United’s highest-paid player after signing a Designated Player contract worth up to $650,000 annually.

By Steven Goff  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Videos: U.S. women draw, U.S. men lose

The U.S. women’s national team began the Algarve Cup with a 1-1 draw with Japan, while the men’s squad lost to Ukraine, 2-0, in a friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  12:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ukraine

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Wednesday friendlies TV and live streams

On last FIFA fixture date before World Cup, several friendlies available for viewing, including USA-Ukraine, France-Netherlands, Mexico-Nigeria.

By Steven Goff  |  05:41 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Brazil, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:15 AM ET, 03/03/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 10th edition

As a Euro-dominated U.S. squad prepares for Ukraine, DaMarcus Beasley and Terrence Boyd scored in Mexico and Austria respectively.

By Steven Goff  |  02:15 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/27/2014

U.S. roster for Ukraine friendly

Juergen Klinsmann selected almost exclusively European-based players for the national team’s friendly vs. Ukraine in Cyprus March 5.

By Steven Goff  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, ukraine

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 02/25/2014

World Cup tune-ups in Washington, D.C. United at FedEx Field, U.S. national team updates

Turkey vs. Honduras at RFK. Spain vs. El Salvador and D.C. United vs. Columbus at FedEx Field. U.S. men’s and women’s national team updates.

By Steven Goff  |  07:32 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, spain, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ukraine

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Lilly, McBride, Bradley elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

In their first year of eligibility, Kristine Lilly and Brian McBride were elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Coach Bob Bradley joins them.

By Steven Goff  |  03:37 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ussf

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 02/23/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 9th edition

Our weekly review of U.S. national team roster candidates leading to the World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  02:09 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:52 PM ET, 02/20/2014

USSF exploring Ukraine options

With the Ukrainian crisis deepening, the U.S. Soccer Federation has begun exploring alternatives for the March 5 friendly between the national team and Ukraine in Kharkiv.

By Steven Goff  |  07:52 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, ukraine, ussf

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Ukraine violence puts U.S. soccer team’s visit in question

The national team is scheduled to play a friendly in Kharkiv on March 5.

By Steven Goff  |  04:43 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, ussf

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 02/16/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 8th edition

Aron Johannsson, Terrence Boyd, Sacha Kljestan and Daniel Williams scored in Europe over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  02:58 PM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 02/13/2014

U.S. national team(s) news and notes

While the U.S. women prepare to face Russia tonight in Atlanta, the men are close to learning opponents and venues for four friendlies.

By Steven Goff  |  12:44 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 02/09/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 7th edition

As Juergen Klinsmann narrows his World Cup roster, Americans abroad endured a terrible weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  03:12 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/02/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 6th edition

A look at Juergen Klinsmann’s roster depth and U.S. national team player performances as the World Cup in Brazil draws closer.

By Steven Goff  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 02/01/2014

United States 2, South Korea 0

Chris Wondolowski bolstered his case for a World Cup roster slot with two goals during a 2-0 friendly victory over the Koreans.

By Steven Goff  |  07:44 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:53 AM ET, 02/01/2014

U.S. soccer tax records, 2012-13

Salaries for Juergen Klinsmann, Bob Bradley, Pia Sundhage, the USSF CEO and three U.S. women’s national team players.

By Steven Goff  |  02:53 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ussf

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Winter moves for World Cup hopefuls

Jermaine Jones is the latest U.S. national team player to switch clubs ahead of Juergen Klinsmann’s World Cup roster selections.

By Steven Goff  |  12:05 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Video: Liverpool 4, Everton 0

American goalkeeper Tim Howard conceded four goals in Everton’s 4-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield.

By Steven Goff  |  05:38 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 01/26/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 5th edition

While an MLS-heavy U.S. squad prepares for South Korea, World Cup candidates in Europe and Mexico continue their club campaigns.

By Steven Goff  |  02:55 PM ET, 01/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 01/24/2014

U.S. national team(s) news and notes

Juergen Klinsmann named a 22-man roster ahead of the Feb. 1 friendly vs. South Korea, while Tom Sermanni chose 24 for three women’s matches.

By Steven Goff  |  05:29 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Who belongs in Soccer Hall of Fame?

Kristine Lilly and Brian McBride lead the list of 2014 candidates for the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 01/19/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 4th edition

Juergen Klinsmann and the U.S. national team continue training in Brazil ahead of a friendly against South Korea.

By Steven Goff  |  11:33 AM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 01/13/2014

U.S. national team news & notes

Defender Michael Parkhurst returned stateside to join the Columbus Crew, while midfielder Maurice Edu is seeking a new club.

By Steven Goff  |  07:37 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 01/12/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 3rd edition

In our latest look at the U.S. player pool, Juergen Klinsmann gears for for a training camp in Brazil and European players continue club seasons.

By Steven Goff  |  03:36 PM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:35 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Michael Bradley: Roma to Toronto FC?

My take on U.S. midfielder Michael Bradley’s possible move from Italy’s Serie A to MLS ...

By Steven Goff  |  12:35 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/05/2014

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster, 2nd edition

Who will Juergen Klinsmann choose for his World Cup roster? We take a look at the top-40 candidates and the positional favorites.

By Steven Goff  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 01/03/2014

U.S. winter training camp roster

U.S. national team coach Juergen Klinsmann sets his roster for the MLS-dominated winter training camp.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 12/31/2013

American Top 40: Projecting Klinsmann’s 2014 World Cup roster

My take on the U.S. national soccer team’s player pool leading to the World Cup in Brazil this summer.

By Steven Goff  |  11:47 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 12/16/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How more than 50 American soccer players in Europe and elsewhere fared over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  09:27 AM ET, 12/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Americans abroad: Boyd scores for Rapid Vienna in Europa League

Terrence Boyd scored for Rapid Vienna in a losing cause, while Brad Friedel (Tottenham Hotspur) and Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar) secured passage in the UEFA Europa League.

By Steven Goff  |  07:35 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:41 PM ET, 12/11/2013

A few minutes with Oguchi Onyewu

U.S. defender Oguchi Onyewu discusses his move to Queens Park Rangers, subsequent lack of playing time, future in England and with the U.S. national team, the World Cup, and finishing his college degree.

By Steven Goff  |  11:41 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 12/10/2013

Video: Kljestan’s goal for Anderlecht

American midfielder Sacha Kljestan scored in the first half as Anderlecht exited the UEFA Champions League with a 3-1 defeat at Olympiakos.

By Steven Goff  |  05:14 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

American midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored for Nantes at Marseille in French Ligue 1.

By Steven Goff  |  01:42 PM ET, 12/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Video: Altidore’s goal against Chelsea

U.S. striker Jozy Altidore notched his first Premier League goal for Sunderland, scoring in the first half against Chelsea.

By Steven Goff  |  05:55 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 12/03/2013

As the World Cup draw approaches

World Cup draw simulator. Brazil travel challenges. Adidas official ball. U.S. friendly against South Korea. FIFA app for smartphones. Nike’s “Dare to Be Brasilian” video.

By Steven Goff  |  09:31 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, fifa, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:34 PM ET, 12/01/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

American midfielder Jermaine Jones scored a smashing goal for Schalke in the Bundesliga.

By Steven Goff  |  09:34 PM ET, 12/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:58 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

U.S. national team forward Aron Johannsson scored his 15th goal across all club competitions and Mikkel Diskerud had a goal for Rosenborg in the Norwegian cup final.

By Steven Goff  |  07:58 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Build-up to World Cup in Brazil

The 32 World Cup teams are set. Now what? Draw, training camp, friendlies ...

By Steven Goff  |  11:54 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Klinsmann sets U.S. roster for Scotland, Austria friendlies

Juergen Klinsmann sets his roster for U.S. national soccer team friendlies against Scotland and Austria.

By Steven Goff  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Aron Johannsson scored twice for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie, and dozens of other American soccer players were in action in foreign leagues.

By Steven Goff  |  03:41 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:46 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Americans abroad, Klinsmann comments

Jozy Altidore and Sunderland advance in League Cup, Jermaine Jones and Schalke shellacked at Chelsea, Juergen Klinsmann speaks.

By Steven Goff  |  09:46 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/05/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

The latest from the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams, including the women’s roster vs. Brazil this weekend in Orlando.

By Steven Goff  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht’s American midfielder, scores for the third consecutive match. How the rest of the U.S. players abroad fared this weekend:

By Steven Goff  |  04:41 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 10/30/2013

Americans abroad update: Bedoya goal

U.S. national team midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored for Nantes in the French League Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  08:13 AM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 10/28/2013

‘Lex Luthor! Lex Luthor! Lex Luthor!’

Listen to the description, in Italian, of Michael Bradley’s late goal for Roma against Udinese in Serie A.

By Steven Goff  |  09:49 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  roma, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 10/27/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

American soccer players MIchael Bradley (Roma), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht) and Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna) scored in Europe on Sunday.

By Steven Goff  |  08:52 PM ET, 10/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Thursday kickaround

MLS Supporters’ Shield and playoff races. CONCACAF Champions League. Americans abroad. U.S. women ticket sales. NCAA soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  10:09 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, MLS, ncaa soccer, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Wednesday kickaround

MLS to Orlando? Jermaine Jones to MLS? Oguchi Onyewu to QPR. Brek Shea on loan? And much more from the American soccer scene this morning ...

By Steven Goff  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, ncaa soccer, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/21/2013

U.S. soccer enjoying 2013 success

As 2013 winds down, the U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams are enjoying one of their finest dual campaigns ever.

By Steven Goff  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ussf

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Aron Johannsson continued his torrid season with Dutch club AZ Alkmaar, scoring twice and assisting on another goal.

By Steven Goff  |  03:29 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:26 AM ET, 10/16/2013

Wild finish to CONCACAF World Cup qualifying: U.S. late goals at Panama rescue Mexico

CONCACAF provided late-night drama in finishing World Cup qualifying. Honduras is in, while Mexico received a gift from the United States.

By Steven Goff  |  01:26 AM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, CONCACAF, costa rica, honduras, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 10/12/2013

United States 2, Jamaica 0

In its next-to-last World Cup qualifier, the U.S. national team defeated Jamaica, 2-0, to clinch first place in CONCACAF. Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore scored late goals.

By Steven Goff  |  01:25 AM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 10/11/2013

Friday kickaround

Two nights of NCAA soccer in Charlottesville: No. 1 Virginia women vs. Notre Dame in a controversial finish and UVA men vs. Maryland Terrapins tonight. Plus, U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifying finales and D.C. United news and notes.

By Steven Goff  |  10:13 AM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins, MLS, ncaa soccer, Roundup, U.S. national team, virginia cavaliers

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/06/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How more than 50 Americans playing abroad, including the Premier League's Jozy Altidore and Tim Howard, fared over the weekend:

By Steven Goff  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 10/06/2013

Klinsmann sets U.S. roster for last qualifiers

Juergen Klinsmann summons 20 players for the U.S. national soccer team's last two World Cup qualifiers.

By Steven Goff  |  02:18 PM ET, 10/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013

Tim Howard's assist in Everton victory

Tim Howard became the second American goalkeeper in three days to assist on a goal in a Premier League match. Video:

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 PM ET, 09/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Aron Johnannsson scored his fourth goal in two matches this week for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie.

By Steven Goff  |  03:34 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 09/27/2013

Friday kickaround

Video of hat tricks recorded by U.S. national team forwards Herculez Gomez and Aron Johannsson. Junior Flores update. University of Virginia women's team remains perfect by defeating Duke, 3-2.

By Steven Goff  |  09:31 AM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, College soccer, Roundup, U.S. national team, virginia cavaliers

Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013

U.S. national team coaches’ earnings

How much will Juergen Klinsmann earn in bonuses at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

By Steven Goff  |  08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Wednesday kickaround

Updates on the D.C. United stadium plan for Buzzard Point. U.S. Open Cup viewing locations. Americans abroad. John Brooks injury update. Washington Spirit roster status.

By Steven Goff  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup, washington spirit

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Geoff Cameron scored for Stoke City at Arsenal and Terrence Boyd notched a goal for Rapid Vienna, while Brad Guzan made two superb saves for Aston Villa, including an early penalty kick.

By Steven Goff  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013

U.S. national team updates, Americans abroad

The U.S. men’s national team is waiting to finalize a friendly at Austria, while the women are set to face Australia in San Antonio. Plus, Americans abroad schedule and UEFA Champions League on TV.

By Steven Goff  |  11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 09/15/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Four Americans, including Netherlands-based Aron Johannsson, scored in European soccer leagues over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  07:55 PM ET, 09/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013

A few minutes with Bruce Arena

SOCCER INSIDER | Veteran soccer coach Bruce Arena addresses the L.A. Galaxy, Landon Donovan, MLS, artificial turf, MLS scheduling and his own future as he brings his squad to D.C. to face United.

By Steven Goff  |  05:58 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  los angeles galaxy, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/13/2013

Friday kickaround

The U.S. national soccer team will play Scotland on Nov. 15 in one of two European-based friendlies for the Americans during a FIFA fixture window.

By Steven Goff  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/12/2013

U.S. World Cup roster outlook

Now that the U.S. team has secured a 2014 World Cup berth, attention turns to selecting a 23-man roster.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:30 AM ET, 09/11/2013

U.S. qualifies for 2014 World Cup

The United States defeated Mexico 2-0 and, with the help of another CONCACAF match, clinched a berth in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  02:30 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 09/10/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA vs. Mexico

The U.S. national soccer team welcomes Mexico to Columbus Crew Stadium for a critical World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  07:01 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013

U.S. vs. Mexico match primer

Getting you ready for tonight’s World Cup qualifier between the U.S. national soccer team and Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium .....

By Steven Goff  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Here’s why Matt Besler is suspended

Video of Matt Besler's dubious yellow card, resulting in suspension, against Costa Rica in last Friday's World Cup qualifier. He will miss the Mexico match Tuesday.

By Steven Goff  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 09/08/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley was diagnosed with a Grade 2 ankle sprain and, as previously announced, will not play in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  07:02 PM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:19 AM ET, 09/08/2013

U.S. roster changes for Mexico qualifier

By Steven Goff  |  02:19 AM ET, 09/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:44 AM ET, 09/07/2013

World Cup qualifier: Costa Rica 3, USA 1

U.S. national soccer team updates on Michael Bradley's injured ankle, three yellow card suspensions, CONCACAF standings, World Cup qualifying scenarios.

By Steven Goff  |  02:44 AM ET, 09/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 09/06/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA at Costa Rica

It's matchday in San Jose, where the U.S. national soccer team faces Costa Rica in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  01:22 PM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:50 PM ET, 09/05/2013

News and notes from Costa Rica

The U.S. national soccer team made final preparations for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in San Jose.

By Steven Goff  |  09:50 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 09/03/2013

U.S. team’s road to 2014 World Cup

Could the U.S. national soccer team clinch a World Cup berth this week? Yes, it could. Unlikely, but it could happen in Costa Rica on Friday night.

By Steven Goff  |  02:03 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Jozy Altidore cleared to resume workouts

Jozy Altidore will resume training with the U.S. national team after sitting out Sunderland's Premier League match over the weekend. While the men prepare for Friday's World Cup qualifier at Costa Rica, the women will host Mexico in a friendly tonight at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Monday kickaround

U.S. national team roster updates. Costa Rica roster. U.S. women in Washington. Maryland Terrapins and Georgetown Hoyas. Another MLS bicycle kick goal.

By Steven Goff  |  11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

With two World Cup qualifiers approaching, two players not selected to the U.S. national team, Sacha Kljestan and Terrence Boyd, scored in Belgium and Austria, respectively.

By Steven Goff  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Klinsmann names roster for Cup qualifiers

Juergen Klinsmann has named 23 players to the U.S. national team roster for World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica on Sept. 6 and Mexico on Sept. 10.

By Steven Goff  |  03:47 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Thursday kickaround

Juergen Klinsmann is preparing to name the 23-man U.S. national team roster for the two upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Plus, Americans abroad, D.C. United, Washington Spirit, Richmond Kickers, Maryland Terps, Georgetown Hoyas.

By Steven Goff  |  11:19 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, College soccer, D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, richmond kickers, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:55 PM ET, 08/27/2013

Americans abroad, Tuesday roundup

American striker Jozy Altidore scored his first goal for Sunderland during a 4-2 comeback victory over MK Dons in England's League Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  06:55 PM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, uefa champions league

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 08/26/2013

U.S. national team roster projections

With yellow-card suspensions looming, Juergen Klinsmann faces difficult decisions in selecting the U.S. national soccer team roster for World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico.

By Steven Goff  |  03:17 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 08/25/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How more than 50 American soccer players in foreign leagues fared over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  04:55 PM ET, 08/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 08/18/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht) and Paul Arriola (Tijuana) led the legion of American soccer players in foreign leagues by scoring goals over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  01:56 PM ET, 08/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 08/15/2013

Thursday kickaround

Video from Mexico's 4-1 victory over Ivory Coast. Richmond Kickers clinch first place in USL Pro. D.C. United's new trialists. Washington Spirit players going to Sweden.

By Steven Goff  |  09:49 AM ET, 08/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, mexico, Roundup, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Video of Jozy Altidore's hat trick and assist

Jozy Altidore recorded three goals and an assist in a 31-minute stretch of the second half as the U.S. national soccer team recovered from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Bosnia, 4-3, in Sarajevo.

By Steven Goff  |  05:10 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 08/14/2013

Matchday: USA at Bosnia and Herzegovina

The U.S. national soccer team faces Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo in a friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  01:39 PM ET, 08/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Tuesday kickaround

Aron Johannsson eligible for Bosnia friendly. Matt Besler to Europe? NCAA polls. Arsenal's Gedion Zelalem. Matheson is NWSL player of week. Charlie Davies' jersey. D.C. United players in Richmond. U.S. youth championships at SoccerPlex.

By Steven Goff  |  04:27 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Klinsmann's U.S. roster for Bosnia friendly

Juergen Klinsmann has set his roster for the U.S. national soccer team's friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina in Sarajevo on Wednesday.

By Steven Goff  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 08/11/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

A breakdown of how more than 50 American soccer players in foreign leagues fared this weekend. Goal scorers: Sacha Kljestan, John Anthony Brooks, Aron Johannsson.

By Steven Goff  |  02:57 PM ET, 08/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 08/10/2013

Saturday kickaround

Busy day for Washington soccer: D.C. United at Philadelphia, Washington Spirit vs. Hope Solo and Seattle Reign at Maryland SoccerPlex, Roma vs. Chelsea friendly at RFK Stadium. Plus, new MLS players' salaries.

By Steven Goff  |  10:51 AM ET, 08/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Thursday kickaround

D.C. United in U.S. Open Cup final. Buzzard Point stadium update. Washington Spirit ends skid. Chelsea vs. Roma at RFK Stadium. U.S. moves up in FIFA rankings. Americans abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup, washington spirit

Posted at 12:41 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Wednesday kickaround

D.C. United and MLS's international transfer window. Galaxy schedule change. U.S. Open Cup semifinals. Washington Spirit. U.S. national team updates. Bosnia roster.

By Steven Goff  |  12:41 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 10:19 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Clint Dempsey signing demonstrates MLS's growth and growing pains

In its 18th season, Major League Soccer has made massive strides but continues to show immaturity.

By Steven Goff  |  10:19 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 08/05/2013

Monday kickaround

D.C. United's stadium plan. United scoring rarity. U.S. women's team opening training in Washington. NWSL attendance record. Richmond Kickers lose for first time. International Champions Cup schedule.

By Steven Goff  |  10:58 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 08/04/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How 54 American soccer players in foreign leagues, including England, Germany, Netherlands and Mexico, fared over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  06:13 PM ET, 08/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 08/03/2013

Closer look at Clint Dempsey's move to Seattle

Questions -- and a few answers -- about U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey's imminent move to MLS's Seattle Sounders from Tottenham Hotspur.

By Steven Goff  |  03:05 PM ET, 08/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Thursday kickaround

D.C. United's Lionard Pajoy sidelined for six weeks. Oguchi Onyewu in Portugal. Terrence Boyd scores. Americans abroad. Washington Spirit loses again. Soccer man as IRS commissioner.

By Steven Goff  |  05:13 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, Soccer and Society, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Tuesday kickaround

Venue for U.S. Open Cup final. D.C. United update. TV ratings for CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Fox. Aron Johannsson formally applies to play for U.S. national team.

By Steven Goff  |  06:25 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Gold Cup: United States 1, Panama 0

Brek Shea scored in the 69th minute as the U.S. national team defeated Panama, 1-0, for its first CONCACAF Gold Cup title since 2007 and 11th straight victory.

By Steven Goff  |  07:42 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, panama, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 07/28/2013

Gold Cup final: USA vs. Panama

The United States faces Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship match at Soldier Field in Chicago.

By Steven Goff  |  03:24 PM ET, 07/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, panama, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 07/26/2013

Bob Bradley on 'The Daily Show'

Bob Bradley, the former U.S. national team boss who is now overseeing Egypt's World Cup qualifying campaign, appeared on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" with English funnyman John Oliver.

By Steven Goff  |  08:35 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, egypt, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Gold Cup semifinal: United States 3, Honduras 1

Landon Donovan scored twice and Eddie Johnson added a goal as the U.S. national soccer team defeated Honduras, 3-1, advancing to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final Sunday in Chicago.

By Steven Goff  |  09:01 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, honduras, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 07/24/2013

Wednesday kickaround

CONCACAF Gold Cup. Jozy Altidore's debut. Chivas USA and MLS. Washington Spirit's lows. Richmond Kickers' highs. USA women's tickets for Washington friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  10:10 AM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf gold cup, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:37 PM ET, 07/21/2013

Gold Cup: United States 5, El Salvador 1

Landon Donovan had a goal and three assists and Eddie Johnson scored a tension-breaking goal as the U.S. national soccer team defeated El Salvador, 5-1, in Baltimore.

By Steven Goff  |  09:37 PM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, el salvador, honduras, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/21/2013

Gold Cup in Baltimore: USA vs. El Salvador

The U.S. national soccer team faces El Salvador in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal at M

By Steven Goff  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, el salvador, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 07/19/2013

U.S. vs. El Salvador news and notes

The U.S. national team resumed preparations for Sunday's CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador at sold-out M

By Steven Goff  |  08:30 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, el salvador, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 07/19/2013

In Gold Cup, El Salvador feels at home

El Salvador will enjoy passionate fan support at the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against the United States on Sunday in Baltimore.

By Steven Goff  |  10:58 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, el salvador, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 07/18/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez was recalled for the CONCACAF Gold Cup knockout stages but would not join the U.S. national soccer team until the semifinals.

By Steven Goff  |  11:14 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 07/17/2013

U.S. Gold Cup roster changes and notes

By Steven Goff  |  11:25 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:52 PM ET, 07/16/2013

U.S. video and Gold Cup schedule

The U.S. national soccer team capped a perfect group stage with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica and will face El Salvador in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals in Baltimore on Sunday.

By Steven Goff  |  11:52 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 07/15/2013

Monday kickaround

CONCACAF Gold Cup updates. Gedion Zelalem plays for Arsenal. D.C. United's Syamsir Alam. A former Georgetown Hoya in Germany. MLS All-Star Game. Americans abroad. New soccer books.

By Steven Goff  |  09:35 AM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, books, concacaf gold cup, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 07/13/2013

U.S. secures Gold Cup quarterfinal berth

By Steven Goff  |  08:14 PM ET, 07/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 07/10/2013

Gold Cup: United States 6, Belize 1

Chris Wondolowski notched a first-half hat trick as the U.S. national soccer team routed Belize, 6-1, in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  08:13 AM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/09/2013

USA vs. Belize Gold Cup preview

Juergen Klinsmann and the U.S. national soccer team open the CONCACAF Gold Cup tonight with a matchup that is lopsided on paper -- and promises to be one-sided in outcome.

By Steven Goff  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:18 PM ET, 07/06/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United injury and roster updates, U.S. and Canada Gold Cup call-ups, Richmond Kickers win again, Washington Spirit loses again.

By Steven Goff  |  10:18 PM ET, 07/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, colorado rapids, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Klinsmann announces Gold Cup roster

Landon Donovan and Oguchi Onyewu were among 23 players named to Juergen Klinsmann's U.S. national team roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  11:14 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Wednesday kickaround

D.C. United parts ways with Brazilian forward Rafael and eyes new international players. U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals. Daniel Williams moves from Hoffenheim to Reading. Gold Cup roster update.

By Steven Goff  |  12:58 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  confederations cup, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 06/25/2013

A few minutes with Oguchi Onyewu

American defender Oguchi Onyewu is hoping to find a new European club this summer -- and a new opportunity with the U.S. national soccer team ahead of the 2014 World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  06:52 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 06/20/2013

What's next for U.S. men's national team?

With a World Cup berth on the horizon, Juergen Klinsmann and the U.S. national team will turn their attention to the CONCACAF Gold Cup and two friendlies this summer.

By Steven Goff  |  08:00 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:14 AM ET, 06/19/2013

United States 1, Honduras 0

By winning a third qualifier in 12 days, the U.S. national team took a giant step toward the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  03:14 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  honduras, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 07:08 PM ET, 06/18/2013

World Cup qualifier: U.S. vs. Honduras

The U.S. national soccer team aims to retain its place atop the World Cup qualifying standings and take another step toward Brazil 2014 when the Americans host Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  07:08 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  honduras, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Australia, South Korea, Iran qualify for World Cup; United States faces Honduras tonight

Australia, Iran and South Korea secured 2014 World Cup berths, completing Asia's automatic phase for places in Brazil next summer. Meantime, the USA is preparing to face Honduras tonight.

By Steven Goff  |  12:26 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:39 AM ET, 06/12/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA 2, Panama 0

The U.S. national soccer team seized first place in CONCACAF's World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 victory over Panama in Seattle.

By Steven Goff  |  03:39 AM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  panama, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 08:36 PM ET, 06/11/2013

United States vs. Panama, World Cup qualifier

The U.S. national soccer team faces Panama in a World Cup qualifier at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.

By Steven Goff  |  08:36 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  panama, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 06/11/2013

Tuesday kickaround

Good morning from Seattle, venue for tonight's World Cup qualifier between the United States and Panama at CenturyLink Field.

By Steven Goff  |  11:52 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, panama, Roundup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 08:43 PM ET, 06/09/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones, who suffered a head injury Friday, will see a neurologist Monday and tweeted that he will not play in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Panama.

By Steven Goff  |  08:43 PM ET, 06/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  panama, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:18 PM ET, 06/08/2013

U.S. national team arrives in Seattle

Following a dramatic victory in Jamaica, the U.S. national soccer team arrived in Seattle ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Panama.

By Steven Goff  |  09:18 PM ET, 06/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  panama, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:58 AM ET, 06/08/2013

United States 2, Jamaica 1

Brad Evans's goal in stoppage time lifted the U.S. national soccer team to a 2-1 victory over Panama in a World Cup qualifier in Kingston.

By Steven Goff  |  01:58 AM ET, 06/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamaica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 06/07/2013

USA vs. Jamaica, World Cup qualifier

The U.S. national team is at The Office to face Jamaica's Reggae Boyz in a 2014 World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  06:47 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamaica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 06/07/2013

Friday kickaround

Matchday in the Caribbean as the United States resumes World Cup qualifying against the Reggae Boyz at National Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  09:50 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamaica, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 06/05/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

The latest from Juergen Klinsmann and the U.S. national soccer team in Kingston, Jamaica, ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against the Reggae Boyz.

By Steven Goff  |  06:02 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamaica, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Postcard from Jamaica

On the road with the U.S. national soccer team for World Cup qualifying.

By Steven Goff  |  04:34 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, jamaica, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 08:35 PM ET, 06/03/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

Roster updates, travel plans and other items ahead of the U.S. national soccer team's World Cup qualifier at Jamaica on Friday.

By Steven Goff  |  08:35 PM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Video from U.S. men's and women's victories

Video from the U.S. men's national soccer team's 4-3 victory over Germany and the U.S. women's national soccer team's 3-0 victory over Canada.

By Steven Goff  |  12:10 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 06/02/2013

USA vs. Germany friendly at RFK Stadium

With three World Cup qualifiers approaching, the U.S. national soccer team faces Germany in a friendly at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:00 PM ET, 06/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  germany, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 06/02/2013

Sunday kickaround

Matchday at RFK Stadium. Link to USA-Germany preview story. American women face Canada in Olympic rematch. Video of bicycle kick in women's soccer game. Video of terrible own goal by Chivas USA in MLS game.

By Steven Goff  |  12:28 AM ET, 06/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  germany, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 06/01/2013

Saturday kickaround

U.S. and Germany open training sessions. Jozy Altidore feature. CONCACAF Gold Cup preliminary rosters. Mexico vs. Nigeria video.

By Steven Goff  |  09:06 AM ET, 06/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, germany, mexico, Roundup, U.S. national team

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 05/29/2013

USA vs. Belgium friendly primer

The U.S. national soccer team begins a busy and important stretch tonight against Belgium in Cleveland, the first of five matches in three weeks.

By Steven Goff  |  04:38 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  belgium, CONCACAF, germany, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Tuesday kickaround

U.S. national team roster updates. USA vs. Belgium ticket sales. MLS All-Star Game opponent close to being finalized (Valencia?). U.S. Open Cup. D.C. United vs. Richmond Kickers.

By Steven Goff  |  12:24 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  belgium, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/26/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Terrence Boyd scored for Rapid Vienna and Michael Bradley went 90 in Roma's Coppa Italia loss to Lazio.

By Steven Goff  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 05/23/2013

Flores at Wembley to watch future club

Junior Flores, the Manassas teenager who has signed with Borussia Dortmund, is in London to watch the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley.

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 AM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Borussia Dortmund, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, uefa champions league

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 05/20/2013

U.S. national team ticket sales update

More than 38,000 tickets have been sold for the U.S. vs. Germany friendly June 2 at RFK Stadium, which is planning to install seats in vacant areas behind the goals.

By Steven Goff  |  06:52 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:35 PM ET, 05/19/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Among 50-plus American soccer players abroad, Russia-based Eugene Starikov scored twice and two German-based players had goals over the weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  11:35 PM ET, 05/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 05/19/2013

Sunday kickaround

Bill Hamid story. Robbie Russell farewell. Richmond Kickers. Washington Spirit. MLS olimpico. USA vs. Germany practice details.

By Steven Goff  |  10:40 AM ET, 05/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, germany, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, washington spirit

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Donovan left off U.S. national team roster

Landon Donovan, the U.S. national team's career scoring leader, was not included on Juergen Klinsmann's roster for two friendlies and three World Cup qualifiers.

By Steven Goff  |  02:53 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, juergen klinsmann, landon donovan, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Bill Hamid appears to be on his way to U.S. national team training camp. Marcelo Saragosa is out with a knee injury. D.C. United is likely to play the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, juergen klinsmann, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Russell to retire, pursue medical career

After 12 pro seasons, D.C. United defender Robbie Russell is retiring to pursue a medical career.

By Steven Goff  |  08:21 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 05/14/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

Juergen Klinsmann will name the U.S. national soccer team roster for the May-June schedule sometime Thursday afternoon.

By Steven Goff  |  01:48 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/12/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Clint Dempsey had a goal and assist in Tottenham Hotspur's 2-1 victory over Stoke City in the English Premier League.

By Steven Goff  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Clint Dempsey, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Altidore scores in Dutch Cup championship

Jozy Altidore continued his sensational season with a first-half goal during AZ Alkmaar's 2-1 victory over PSV Eindhoven in the Dutch Cup final.

By Steven Goff  |  03:01 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, jozy altidore, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 05/05/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How 50+ Americans in foreign leagues, including Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley, fared this weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  05:09 PM ET, 05/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Updated ticket sales for U.S. matches

An update on ticket sales for U.S. national soccer team matches in Cleveland, Washington, Seattle and Salt Lake City.

By Steven Goff  |  01:05 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  germany, juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

American striker Jozy Altidore scores two more goals, increasing his total to 30 in all competitions, and adds a pretty assist for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Eredivisie. Alejandro Bedoya scored in Sweden, as well.

By Steven Goff  |  08:08 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, jozy altidore, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Klinsmann addresses Donovan's possible return for World Cup qualifiers

Juergen Klinsmann addresses several issues, including Landon Donovan's possible return to the U.S. national team, during a stop in Washington.

By Steven Goff  |  06:43 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 04/21/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Clint Dempsey scored for Tottenham Hotspur, while Freddy Adu made his debut with Brazilian club Bahia.

By Steven Goff  |  11:27 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Clint Dempsey, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 04/20/2013

Saturday kickaround

Washington Spirit's home opener. Boston's trip to Kansas City postponed. Sunil Gulati elected to FIFA executive committee. USA-Germany friendly update. MLS loans. D.C. United forwards.

By Steven Goff  |  11:23 AM ET, 04/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, germany, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, usl, washington spirit

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 04/18/2013

Thursday kickaround

Major League Soccer. Mexico friendly, Americans abroad. Alan Gordon's suspension.

By Steven Goff  |  10:08 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. national team

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 04/14/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

American striker Jozy Altidore posted his third hat trick of the Dutch Eredivisie season and increased his overall goal-scoring total to 28.

By Steven Goff  |  05:24 PM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 12:07 AM ET, 04/13/2013

Freddy Adu interview in Brazil

At his formal introduction with Brazilian club Bahia, American soccer player Freddy Adu addressed several topics.

By Steven Goff  |  12:07 AM ET, 04/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Brazil, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Video: Clint Dempsey's goals for Spurs

Clint Dempsey scored twice, including a late equalizer, but Tottenham Hotspur fell at Basel on penalty kicks in the UEFA Europa League quarterfinals.

By Steven Goff  |  10:41 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, uefa

Posted at 12:34 AM ET, 04/10/2013

Wednesday kickaround

The Seattle Sounders fell short at Santos Laguna, leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy as MLS's last hope to earn a berth in the CONCACAF Champions League finals.

By Steven Goff  |  12:34 AM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, MLS, U.S. national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 04/07/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How did 50+ American soccer players competing in foreign leagues fare this weekend? The list and video.....

By Steven Goff  |  02:52 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Moore, Vermes elected to Hall of Fame

Former U.S. national team players Joe-Max Moore and Peter Vermes have been elected into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

By Steven Goff  |  02:54 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, ussf

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

How did American soccer players in foreign leagues fare this weekend? The List:

By Steven Goff  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Soccer Outsider: USA vs. Mexico match diary

SOCCER OUTSIDER | Neither altitude, nor a flood of corner kicks could keep the U.S. from getting a much-needed point at Azteca.

By Matt Brooks  |  03:29 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Soccer Outsider: USA vs. Costa Rica match diary

In less than ideal conditions, the U.S. showed some much-needed grit to notch an all-important qualifying win over Costa Rica from Ice Planet Hoth.

By Jeff Maurer  |  01:36 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Soccer Outsider, U.S. national team, USA, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013

World Cup qualifier: USA vs. Costa Rica

The U.S. national soccer team faces Costa Rica tonight in the second of 10 final-round qualifiers on the road to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  05:06 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

Juergen Klinsmann's comments and other USSF notes ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica on Friday night in Denver.

By Steven Goff  |  05:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013

U.S. friendly vs. Germany at RFK is official

The U.S. Soccer Federation announces the men's national team will play Germany on June 2.

By Steven Goff  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:29 PM ET, 03/20/2013

U.S. national team news & notes

The latest from Juergen Klinsmann's U.S. national soccer team training camp in Denver ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.

By Steven Goff  |  09:29 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 03/19/2013

World Cup qualifiers on TV, online Friday

World Cup qualifiers on TV, online Friday

By Steven Goff  |  08:15 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, TV listings, U.S. national team, uefa, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 03/18/2013

A few minutes with Juergen Klinsmann

Juergen Klinsmann addressed several U.S. national soccer team issues ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico.

By Steven Goff  |  04:47 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, juergen klinsmann, mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/18/2013

U.S. roster set for World Cup qualifiers

Juergen Klinsmann has named his 23-man squad for the U.S. national soccer team's World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica on Friday in Denver and Mexico next week at Azteca Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, juergen klinsmann, mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

With World Cup qualifiers looming, Jozy Altidore scored his 25th goal in all competitions for Dutch club AZ Alkmaar. Many other U.S. national soccer team candidates were in action this weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, jozy altidore, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Thursday kickaround

Galaxy advances in CONCACAF Champions League. Brad Friedel and Spurs face Inter Milan in Europa League. USA wins Algarve Cup. USA men's friendly vs. Belgium. Americans abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  10:36 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, fifa, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 03/13/2013

U.S., Mexico spring-summer schedules

A look at the schedules for the U.S. and Mexican national soccer teams in April through July for friendlies, World Cup qualifiers, the Confederations Cup and CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  03:32 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  confederations cup, gold cup, mexico, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 03/13/2013

CONCACAF set Gold Cup groups, schedule

The United States will play Belize, Cuba and Costa Rica in the group stage of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Defending champion Mexico faces Canada, Panama and Martinique.

By Steven Goff  |  10:25 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, gold cup, mexico, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Wednesday kickaround

CONCACAF Champions League, UEFA Champions League, Algarve Cup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying, Americans abroad

By Steven Goff  |  09:20 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Costa Rica roster for World Cup qualifier

Costa Rica has set its roster for the World Cup qualifier next week against the United States in Denver.

By Steven Goff  |  10:29 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  costa rica, MLS, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:22 PM ET, 03/10/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Terrence Boyd, Herculez Gomez and Alejandro Bedoya scored over the weekend, but several U.S. national team regulars are sidelined.

By Steven Goff  |  11:22 PM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Tim Howard, Hope Solo sidelined with injuries

U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard will probably miss a month and Hope Solo is sidelined for three to four months.

By Steven Goff  |  07:19 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Hall of Fame voting goes to 2nd ballot

None of the former players eligible for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame received the two-thirds threshold, triggering a second ballot with five names.

By Steven Goff  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Americans abroad, mid-week edition

Several Americans playing abroad are in mid-week cup action, including Brad Friedel and Tottenham Hotspur against Inter Milan in the Europa League.

By Steven Goff  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, uefa

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/03/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

Herculez Gomez scored twice in Mexico, Jozy Altidore added another goal in the Netherlands and Alejandro Bedoya struck in Sweden.

By Steven Goff  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, jozy altidore, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer