Soccer Insider: World Cup


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 10:54 AM ET, 04/04/2014

Pele joins Jon Stewart on ‘Daily Show’

Pele, pitching a book, chats with former player Jon Stewart about the beautiful game.

By Steven Goff  |  10:54 AM ET, 04/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup

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 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 02:10 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 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 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 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 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 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 10:59 AM ET, 02/13/2014

FIFA’s latest rankings and the World Cup’s degree of difficulty

Using FIFA’s latest rankings as a guide, the United States remains in the most difficult World Cup group in Brazil this summer.

By Steven Goff  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, fifa

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 12:12 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Spain vs. El Salvador and D.C. United vs. Crew in FedEx doubleheader?

Speculating about a June doubleheader in Landover featuring Spain vs. El Salvador and D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew ...

By Steven Goff  |  12:12 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, D.C. United, MLS, spain

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 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 11:47 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Spain in Washington before World Cup?

According to Marca, Spain is planning to visit Washington before arriving in Brazil to defend its World Cup championship.

By Steven Goff  |  11:47 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, rfk stadium, spain

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 01:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014

World Cup viewing parties in Dupont Circle may return this summer

The organizers behind a World Cup viewing party at Dupont Circle four years ago want to do it again this summer.

By Steven Goff  |  01:44 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup

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 06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Video: Ronaldinho goal at Club World Cup

Ronaldinho scores on a sparking free kick but Atletico Mineiro drops a 3-1 result to Raja Casablanca in the FIFA Club World Cup semifinals.

By Steven Goff  |  06:10 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  club world cup, fifa

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 12/06/2013

World Cup draw: Analyzing the groups for Brazil 2014

Which teams received tough draws? Easy draws?

By Steven Goff  |  02:26 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup draw

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/06/2013

World Cup draw: Reaction to U.S. soccer’s first-round matchups

Germany, Portugal and Ghana. Yikes.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup draw

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 12/06/2013

2014 World Cup draw results

The World Cup first-round groups are set for next summer’s soccer tournament in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  12:17 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 12/06/2013

World Cup draw and schedule

Keep track of the eight World Cup groups as they are announced

By Mitch Rubin  |  10:51 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 12/06/2013

World Cup draw: FIFA to choose groups for Brazil 2014

Will the Americans land in the group of death (or in one of the groups of death)?

By Matt Bonesteel  |  09:12 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 12/04/2013

World Cup ball introduced by adidas

Adidas introduces Brazuca, the official World Cup soccer ball.

By Steven Goff  |  08:29 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup

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 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 06:52 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Ronaldo lifts Portugal to World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Portugal defeated Sweden to secure passage to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, cristiano ronaldo, World Cup

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013

2014 World Cup qualifying update

Qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil concludes this week with eight matches: 4 in Europe, 2 in Africa and 2 intercontinental playoffs.

By Steven Goff  |  05:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/11/2013

TV, online listings for World Cup playoffs

Where to find several World Cup qualifying playoff matches, including Mexico vs. New Zealand, on TV or online.

By Steven Goff  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Tuesday kickaround

MLS playoff schedule. D.C. United stadium. Vancouver coaching change. Americans abroad. Soccer on TV. World Cup ticket update. Virginia Cavaliers.

By Steven Goff  |  09:30 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Americans abroad, MLS, ncaa soccer

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Europe’s World Cup playoff qualifying draw

Portugal will face Sweden in a heavyweight pairing of a 2014 World Cup qualifying playoff next month.

By Steven Goff  |  09:16 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, fifa

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 10/17/2013

FIFA rankings and World Cup seeds

Based on global rankings, FIFA has set the top eight seeds ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  11:55 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, CONCACAF, fifa, uefa

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 07:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013

2014 World Cup: UEFA qualifying update

England, Russia, defending champion Spain and Bosnia-Herzegovina have qualified for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  07:07 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, uefa

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 11:32 AM ET, 10/09/2013

Where things stand in World Cup qualifying

With six weeks and four matchdays remaining in the World Cup qualifying competition, 22 berths in Brazil next summer remain up for grabs.

By Steven Goff  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, CONCACAF, uefa, World Cup qualifying

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 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 01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013

U.S. women’s national team schedule

The U.S. women’s national soccer team added to its fall schedule by announcing friendlies against New Zealand in San Francisco and Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, women's world cup

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Results of Africa’s World Cup playoff draw

Bob Bradley’s Egyptian national soccer team will play 2010 quarterfinalist Ghana in a World Cup qualifying playoff series this fall.

By Steven Goff  |  07:37 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, egypt

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 09:29 AM ET, 09/09/2013

TV and live streams for Tuesday qualifiers

How to watch the United States vs. Mexico match and 28 other World Cup qualifiers, plus a Spain friendly, on another busy day of soccer around the globe on Tuesday.

By Steven Goff  |  09:29 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, World Cup qualifying

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 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 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 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 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 07:36 PM ET, 06/24/2013

Namazi celebrates World Cup berth with Iran

Iranian-American Omid Namazi, an assistant coach for Iran's national team, is going to the World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  07:36 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Iran, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:32 PM ET, 06/21/2013

Spain routs U.S. at FIFA Under-20 World Cup

Details and video from Spain's 4-1 victory over the United States at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Turkey.

By Steven Goff  |  11:32 PM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fifa, U.S. soccer, under-20 world cup

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 01:37 PM ET, 06/17/2013

2014 World Cup qualifying update

As the U.S. national team prepares to face Honduras in Utah on Tuesday, a clearer picture is emerging in Asia and Africa for 2014 World Cup qualification.

By Steven Goff  |  01:37 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, 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 12:23 AM ET, 06/06/2013

World Cup qualifiers Friday on TV-online

More than 20 World Cup qualifiers are available on TV and online Friday, including the United States at Jamaica.

By Steven Goff  |  12:23 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, 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 11:14 AM ET, 06/05/2013

Wednesday kickaround

Good morning from Kingston, Jamaica, where the U.S. national soccer team continues preparations for Friday's World Cup qualifier against the Reggae Boyz.

By Steven Goff  |  11:14 AM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jamaica, Roundup, u.s. national tea, 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 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 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 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 06:34 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Trailer from Bob Bradley documentary

The latest trailer from the Bob Bradley documentary, which is following Egypt's pursuit of a berth in the 2014 World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  06:34 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, bob bradley, egypt, World Cup qualifying

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 11:59 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Tuesday's World Cup qualifiers on TV-online

The U.S. national soccer team visits Azteca Stadium on Tuesday night to face Mexico in a World Cup qualifier -- the last of 25 matches available on TV or online.

By Steven Goff  |  11:59 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, 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 01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013

USSF drops the ball in failing to honor highly decorated women's team

The U.S. Soccer Federation will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a men's friendly against Germany this summer. No such events are planned around the women's team, which has been ranked No. 1 in the world for five straight years.

By Steven Goff  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, ussf, women's world cup

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 11:14 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Mexico sets roster for World Cup qualifiers

Mexico's national soccer team has set the roster for 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and the United States.

By Steven Goff  |  11:14 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mexico, World Cup qualifying

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 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 12:23 PM ET, 03/08/2013

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium as D.C. United prepares for the home opener against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

By Steven Goff  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, rfk stadium, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 02/27/2013

U.S. qualifies for U-20 World Cup

The United States scored three goals in 17 minutes and defeated Canada, 4-2, to qualify for the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Turkey this summer.

By Steven Goff  |  10:29 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, under-20 world cup

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Landon Donovan offers thoughts about leave

U.S. national team star Landon Donovan appeared at a USC forum and answered questions about his leave of absence from soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  09:14 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013

D.C. United comments about Ruiz signing

Ben Olsen and Dave Kasper speak about D.C. United's decision to acquire Guatemalan striker Carlos Ruiz.

By Steven Goff  |  09:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Monday kickaround: Donovan, Adu, Payne, Boskovic, Quaranta, Portland, Orlando, Egypt, Maryland, Georgetown

Landon Donovan's schedule and its impact on the U.S. national team. Freddy Adu's status. D.C. United and MLS news and notes. Egypt's ultras. Hoyas and Terrapins.

By Steven Goff  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, egypt, georgetown hoyas, Maryland Terrapins, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013

D.C. United news & notes

Marcos Sanchez, a Panamanian national team midfielder, will begin a trial with D.C. United this week in Orlando.

By Steven Goff  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Final thoughts from Honduras

The U.S. national team had a sour day in San Pedro Sula, but Mexico also stumbled on the first day of World Cup qualifying's final round, drawing at home with Jamaica.

By Steven Goff  |  11:37 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 02/06/2013

U.S. World Cup qualifying matchday

The U.S. national soccer team is preparing for a World Cup qualifier against Honduras Wednesday afternoon in San Pedro Sula.

By Steven Goff  |  10:07 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  honduras, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/05/2013

TV & online listings, Wednesday matches

TV & online listings, Wednesday matches

By Steven Goff  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 12:56 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Postcard from San Pedro Sula

The U.S. national soccer team has arrived in a violent city, San Pedro Sula, for Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  12:56 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  honduras, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Klinsmann sets U.S. roster for qualifier

Juergen Klinsmann sets the U.S. national soccer team roster with 24 players, including Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley.

By Steven Goff  |  09:16 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 02/03/2013

Americans abroad weekend roundup

As we await Juergen Klinsmann's 24-man roster announcement Monday morning for the World Cup qualifier at Honduras, a look at the top Americans eligible for the national team who play abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  03:32 PM ET, 02/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:17 AM ET, 02/02/2013

Klinsmann's puzzling roster tactics

Juergen Klinsmann won't reveal the U.S. national soccer team roster until Monday morning, just 55 hours before a World Cup qualifier at Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  02:17 AM ET, 02/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 12:16 AM ET, 01/30/2013

Thoughts on U.S. friendly vs. Canada

In a friendly designed to identify players for World Cup qualifying, the U.S. national team settled for a dreary 0-0 draw with Canada in Houston.

By Steven Goff  |  12:16 AM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Honduras roster for U.S. qualifier

D.C. United's Andy Najar is among 23 players on the Honduras training camp roster ahead of next Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against the U.S. national soccer team.

By Steven Goff  |  10:43 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  honduras, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 01/29/2013

U.S. friendly vs. Canada tonight in Houston

U.S. national team players are vying for spots on the World Cup qualifying roster when the Americans face Canada in a friendly in Houston on Tuesday night.

By Steven Goff  |  09:21 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 07:59 PM ET, 01/25/2013

U.S. men's national team updates

BeIN Sport, which holds TV rights to all but one of the U.S. national team's away matches in the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying, will carry the Feb. 6 opener against Honduras on England and Spanish channels.

By Steven Goff  |  07:59 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gold cup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 01/23/2013

U.S. national team news & notes

Two players departed U.S. camp with injuries as preparations continue for the next week's friendly against Canada in Houston and the World Cup qualifier Feb. 6 at Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  09:29 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, ussf, World Cup

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Denver to host World Cup qualifier in March

The U.S. men's national soccer team will play its first home match in the World Cup qualifying final round in Denver on March 22 against Costa Rica.

By Steven Goff  |  04:38 PM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/11/2012

2013 soccer calendar

With 2012 nearing the end, we look ahead to a busy 2013 soccer calendar: World Cup qualifying, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Confederations Cup, FA Cup, FIFA tournaments, Africa Cup on Nations, MLS Cup

By Steven Goff  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  champions league, MLS, ncaa soccer, Roundup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 11/30/2012

A few minutes with Juergen Klinsmann

Juergen Klinsmann says he will hold a two-week training camp in January to take a closer look at MLS players and begin preparing for a Feb. 6 World Cup qualifier at Honduras.

By Steven Goff  |  03:03 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 11/28/2012

Josh Wolff ends 15-year career, joins D.C. staff

Josh Wolff, who balanced playing and assistant coaching this season, has retired after a 15-year playing career to join D.C. United's staff on a full-time basis.

By Steven Goff  |  02:51 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 11/13/2012

TV, online video for qualifiers, friendlies

The U.S. national soccer team friendly at Russia on Wednesday is among a dozen matches available on TV or streaming video.

By Steven Goff  |  08:50 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 02:10 AM ET, 11/08/2012

U.S. World Cup qualifying schedule

The U.S. national soccer team will begin the final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying with three of four matches on the road, starting at Honduras on Feb. 6.

By Steven Goff  |  02:10 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, CONCACAF, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Juergen Klinsmann discusses U.S. national team

U.S. national soccer team coach Juergen Klinsmann addressed several topics, including 2014 World Cup qualifiers, during a media teleconference.

By Steven Goff  |  05:41 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, World Cup

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Sermanni to coach U.S. women’s national team

Tom Sermanni, who has guided the Australian women's national soccer team for eight years, was named head coach of the U.S. squad.

By Steven Goff  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, women's world cup

Posted at 12:22 AM ET, 10/23/2012

U.S. men’s & women’s team updates

The U.S. women's national soccer team continues its gold medal tour Tuesday against Germany, while the men are awaiting the results of the CONCACAF World Cup hexagonal qualifying draw.

By Steven Goff  |  12:22 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 10/20/2012

Saturday kickaround

The Maryland Terrapins won their 12th consecutive match, defeating North Carolina in extra time. D.C. United eyeing MLS playoff berth tonight at RFK Stadium. USA women face Germany. CONCACAF plans qualifying draw.

By Steven Goff  |  11:48 AM ET, 10/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, Maryland Terrapins, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 01:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012

United States 3, Guatemala 1

Clint Dempsey scored twice as the United States defeated Guatemala, 3-1, and escaped a troublesome World Cup qualifying group to advance to the final round next year. Match report, hexagonal details, notes, video, poll.

By Steven Goff  |  01:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, Guatemala, U.S. national team, World Cup, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 10/16/2012

World Cup qualifier: USA vs. Guatemala

The U.S. national soccer team faces Guatemala tonight at Livestrong Sporting Park in the finale of the CONCACAF semifinal round for World Cup qualifying.

By Steven Goff  |  06:20 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Guatemala, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 11:18 PM ET, 10/15/2012

U.S. national team news & notes

A profile of Graham Zusi, the former Maryland Terrapin who has made a rapid rise on the U.S. and MLS scene, and a look at the CONCACAF standings and final round procedure.

By Steven Goff  |  11:18 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, Graham Zusi, Guatemala, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Comments from Klinsmann and Bradley

On the eve of the U.S. national team's crucial World Cup qualifier, Juergen Klinsmann discussed the roster, injuries, expectations and the opponent.

By Steven Goff  |  03:26 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 11:24 PM ET, 10/14/2012

World Cup qualifying TV & online listings

World Cup qualifying continues around the globe Tuesday with Spain vs. France and United States vs. Guatemala among more than 30 matches available on TV and streaming video.

By Steven Goff  |  11:24 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, TV listings, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 10/14/2012

U.S. national team news & notes

Fabian Johnson, the U.S. national soccer team's top choice at left back, remains ill and did not travel to Kansas City for Tuesday's critical World Cup qualifier against Guatemala.

By Steven Goff  |  03:31 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 10/12/2012

United States 2, Antigua & Barbuda 1

Eddie Johnson capped a triumphant return to the U.S. national team with a 90th-minute header in a 2-1 victory over Antigua

By Steven Goff  |  11:27 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012

World Cup qualifying: USA at Antigua

U.S. national soccer team, jammed in a three-way tie for first place in CONCACAF's Group A, is in Antigua

By Steven Goff  |  05:45 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 10/10/2012

F. Johnson, Castillo out of Antigua match

Left backs Fabian Johnson and Edgar Castillo were scratched because of ailments, further depleting the U.S. roster ahead of two critical World Cup qualifiers.

By Steven Goff  |  07:32 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 10/10/2012

TV, online listings for World Cup qualifiers

More than 30 World Cup qualifiers are available on TV or through streaming video Friday, including USA at Antigua on beIN Sport and several European and South American matches.

By Steven Goff  |  02:26 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, TV listings, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Donovan and Shea off U.S. roster

Landon Donovan and Brek Shea have been scratched from the U.S. national soccer team roster ahead of two crucial World Cup qualifiers.

By Steven Goff  |  05:35 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  landon donovan, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 10/08/2012

U.S. roster set for World Cup qualifiers

Juergen Klinsmann has set his U.S. national team roster for the final two World Cup qualifiers in CONCACAF's semifinal round: Friday at Antigua

By Steven Goff  |  02:55 PM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 10/04/2012

D.C. United news & notes

Branko Boskovic turns down Montenegro call-up. Dejan Jakovic prepares for Canada duty. An extensive injury list. Conor Shanosky rejoins the team. Reserve match postponed ... again.

By Steven Goff  |  04:20 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, World Cup

Posted at 01:02 AM ET, 09/12/2012

World Cup qualifier: USA 1, Jamaica 0

Herculez Gomez scores on free kick early in second half to lead USA over Jamaica, 1-0, in World Cup qualifier

By Steven Goff  |  01:02 AM ET, 09/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 09/11/2012

U.S. World Cup aspirations reach critical point tonight against Jamaica in Columbus

The Americans are in urgent need of victory when they play the Reggae Boyz again in Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  09:23 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 09/10/2012

32 World Cup qualifiers on TV & streaming video Tuesday: CONCACAF, UEFA, CONMEBOL

World Cup champion Spain vs. Georgia and USA vs. Jamaica are among 32 matches available for viewing.

By Steven Goff  |  05:19 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, U.S. national team, World Cup, CONCACAF

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/10/2012

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United is evaluating several guest players but “unlikely” to sign anyone before Friday’s roster deadline

By Steven Goff  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, USL, World Cup

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 09/09/2012

U.S. national team news & notes

United States is preparing for Tuesday's World Cup return match against Jamaica in Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  12:29 PM ET, 09/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2012

Some final thoughts on U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifying loss at Jamaica

The Americans must regroup for Tuesday’s return match against the Reggae Boyz in Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 01:16 AM ET, 09/08/2012

2014 World Cup qualifying: Jamaica defeats United States for first time, 2-1

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz defeat the USA for the first time in 19 attempts, 2-1.

By Steven Goff  |  01:16 AM ET, 09/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/07/2012

Poll: USA-Jamaica World Cup qualifier

The Americans and Reggae Boyz will mix it up in a World Cup qualifier in Kingston tonight.

By Steven Goff  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup

Posted at 10:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012

United States vs. Jamaica World Cup qualifier news & notes from Kingston

Kingston and the Reggae Boyz are bracing for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against the Americans.

By Steven Goff  |  10:48 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jamaica, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 09/02/2012

Klinsmann’s U.S. national team roster for World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica

Juergen Klinsmann names his national team roster for two World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica.

By Steven Goff  |  03:24 PM ET, 09/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Jamaica

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 08/30/2012

Ray Hudson brings his unbridled soccer passion to a new network, beIN Sport

Ray Hudson has taken his passionate soccer TV commentary to beIN Sport, an ambitious new U.S. channel

By Steven Goff  |  05:26 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ray Hudson, beIN Sport, TV listings, U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 08/22/2012

U.S. national soccer team updates: BeIN Sport purchases rights to World Cup away qualifiers, Miami training camp set, Sept. 2 roster announcement

BeIN Sport purchases rights to World Cup away qualifiers, Miami training camp set, Sept. 2 roster announcement

By Steven Goff  |  01:51 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Jamaica, World Cup, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Thursday kickaround: D.C. United column, U.S. Olympic team, FC Machete, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, U.S. World Cup qualifier TV update

D.C. United column, U.S. Olympic team, FC Machete, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, U.S. World Cup qualifier TV update

By Steven Goff  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, ESPN, World Cup qualifying, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 07/01/2012

After European Championship, Spain’s place in soccer history must be kicked around

Spain has won three major titles in four years, but is this La Roja squad the greatest in soccer history?

By Steven Goff  |  09:42 PM ET, 07/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  European Championship, Spain, Italy, Brazil, World Cup, Copa America, Confederations Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Alkis Panagoulias, former Greece and U.S. soccer coach, dies at age 78

Former Greek and U.S. coach Alkis Panagoulias, who called Northern Virginia home for 29 years, died Monday.

By Steven Goff  |  03:11 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece, U.S. national team, Olympics, European Championship, World Cup

Posted at 12:46 AM ET, 06/13/2012

World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Guatemala 1

Clint Dempsey scored in 40th minute but Marco Pappa answered as the USA drew at Guatemala, 1-1, in World Cup qualifying.

By Steven Goff  |  12:46 AM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Guatemala, World Cup, Clint Dempsey

Posted at 08:11 PM ET, 06/12/2012

World Cup qualifying: U.S. national team at Guatemala

The U.S. national team is in Guatemala tonight for the second World Cup qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  08:11 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Guatemala, World Cup

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 06/12/2012

Tuesday kickaround: MLS, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying, CONCACAF, Euro 2012, Phil Anschutz, summer friendlies

MLS, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying, CONCACAF, Euro 2012, Phil Anschutz, summer friendlies

By Steven Goff  |  09:18 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, MLS, CONCACAF

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Tips for watching the U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala on Tuesday

The U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala on Tuesday will not be shown on standand TV.

By Steven Goff  |  11:33 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Guatemala, World Cup, TV listings

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 06/09/2012

U.S. national team news & notes: Jose Torres’ X-rays are negative

Jose Torres suffered a bone bruise and will accompany national team to Guatemala for 2nd World Cup qualifier

By Steven Goff  |  02:14 PM ET, 06/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Jose Torres

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 06/09/2012

World Cup qualifying: United States defeats Antigua and Barbuda, 3-1

Match report, videos, readers’ poll from U.S. national team’s 3-1 win over Antigua in the World Cup qualifying opener

By Steven Goff  |  12:28 AM ET, 06/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Antigua, World Cup

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 06/08/2012

World Cup qualifier in Tampa: USA vs. Antigua and Barbuda

The U.S. national soccer team begins its World Cup quest with a qualifier against Antigua and Barbuda in Tampa.

By Steven Goff  |  05:16 PM ET, 06/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Antigua

Posted at 09:56 PM ET, 06/07/2012

U.S. national team news & notes: Fabian Johnson doubtful, Edgar Castillo injured

Left backs Fabian Johnson and Edgar Castillo are injured ahead of the U.S. World Cup qualifying opener vs. Antigua.

By Steven Goff  |  09:56 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Antigua, Juergen Klinsmann, World Cup

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Euro 2012, World Cup qualifying, Brazil vs. Argentina TV and online information, Friday-Monday

TV and online video information for the first four days of the European Championship, plus World Cup qualifying.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Euro 2012, World Cup qualifying, U.S. national team, TV listings, MLS

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/05/2012

10th anniversary of U.S. World Cup upset against Portugal in South Korea

Ten years ago today, the U.S. national team upset Portugal at the 2002 World Cup in South Korea.

By Steven Goff  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Portugal

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Assessing the U.S. national soccer team’s World Cup qualifying venues

Livestrong Sporting Park will host the U.S. national soccer team’s final World Cup qualifier in the semifinal round.

By Steven Goff  |  09:46 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Video: United States 0, Canada 0

The U.S. national soccer team ended a spell of three friendlies with a 0-0 draw against Canada in Toronto.

By Steven Goff  |  08:58 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Canada, World Cup

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 06/02/2012

Saturday kickaround: RFK Stadium friendly, U.S.-Canada preparations, World Cup qualifying, Pittsburgh friendly, Bob Bradley & Egypt

RFK Stadium friendly, U.S.-Canada preparations, World Cup qualifying, Pittsburgh friendly, Bob Bradley & Egypt

By Steven Goff  |  10:39 AM ET, 06/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Canada, Dwayne De Rosario, RFK Stadium, Bob Bradley

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012

U.S. vs. Brazil friendly at FedEx Field ranks third in attendance in Washington area, first for a national team match

The U.S.-Brazil friendly at FedEx Field was the third-largest crowd in Washington soccer history.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, FedEx Field, RFK Stadium, Brazil, Manchester United, Barcelona, World Cup, Olympics

Posted at 11:13 PM ET, 05/25/2012

2010 World Cup ball resurfaces at U.S. national team practice

Two American fans have the game ball from the U.S. soccer team’s stirring World Cup victory over Algeria.

By Steven Goff  |  11:13 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Ticket sales update for U.S. national soccer team matches

More than 50,000 tickets have been sold for the U.S.-Brazil friendly at FedEx Field next week.

By Steven Goff  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Scotland, Brazil, USSF, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 05/21/2012

Additional information concerning U.S. World Cup qualifier on pay-per-view only

Further explanation concerning the U.S. national soccer team’s World Cup qualifier on pay-per-view only.

By Steven Goff  |  11:26 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF, TV listings, World Cup

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 05/18/2012

U.S. World Cup qualifier at Guatemala available on pay-per-view only

The U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala next month will be available on pay-per-view only.

By Steven Goff  |  11:54 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifiers, CONCACAF, TV listings

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Juergen Klinsmann announces first group of players invited to U.S. training camp

Juergen Klinsmann makes the first of two announcements concerning players invited to U.S. training camp.

By Steven Goff  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann, MLS, World Cup

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Ticket sales update for U.S. national soccer team matches

Updated numbers from the box offices for five U.S. national team home matches.

By Steven Goff  |  01:49 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Brazil

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Video: “Laduma,” a 2010 World Cup documentary

“Laduma,” the story of the 2010 World Cup, will screen in Washington on May 24.

By Steven Goff  |  08:39 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 05/09/2012

TV coverage for U.S. national team’s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala remains unclear

The U.S. at Guatemala World Cup qualifier next month might appear on closed-circuit TV only.

By Steven Goff  |  03:06 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, USSF

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Juergen Klinsmann prepares for U.S. national team training camp and five matches

Juergen Klinsmann will announce the U.S. national team roster in two stages next week.

By Steven Goff  |  04:52 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, MLS, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 05/02/2012

American soccer players abroad, Wednesday edition

American striker Jozy Altidore left his Dutch league match in the first half with an apparent head injury.

By Steven Goff  |  03:56 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Americans abroad, Jozy Altidore

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Evaluating the U.S. national soccer team’s goalkeeping corps ahead of friendlies and World Cup qualifiers

Tim Howard is the clear-cut No. 1 goalkeeper for the U.S. national soccer team, but depth at that position is lacking.

By Steven Goff  |  07:23 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Juergen Klinsmann, Tim Howard, Americans abroad, MLS

Posted at 08:51 PM ET, 04/30/2012

U.S. national soccer team updates and Juergen Klinsmann Q&A about roster selection process

Ticket sales for U.S. soccer matches and Juergen Klinsmann’s Q&A concerning roster selection.

By Steven Goff  |  08:51 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup, Juergen Klinsmann

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 04/16/2012

‘Mad Men’ works 1966 World Cup final between England and West Germany into storyline of latest episode

The 1966 World Cup was featured in the storyline of Sunday night’s episode of ‘Mad Men’

By Steven Goff  |  05:11 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mad Men, World Cup

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Last MLS club standing in CONCACAF Champions League: Toronto FC

Toronto FC is the only MLS club left in the CONCACAF Champions League after edging the Los Angeles Galaxy.

By Steven Goff  |  09:13 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Club World Cup

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Video: USA women qualify for Under-20 World Cup with three superb goals

Of the four goals scored by the U.S. under-20 women’s soccer team vs. Mexico, three were of high quality.

By Steven Goff  |  11:05 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's soccer, CONCACAF, Under-20 World Cup

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 02/15/2012

U.S. national soccer team sets venues for friendly vs. Scotland and World Cup qualifier against Antigua

The U.S. men’s national soccer team will play Scotland in a May 26 friendly in Jacksonville and Antigua in a June 8 World Cup qualifier in Tampa.

By Steven Goff  |  11:17 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Scotland, World Cup qualifying