Soccer Insider: World Cup qualifying


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 11:17 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

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Tuesday TV and online soccer listings: Euro ‘12 qualifying, World Cup qualifying, USA-Ecuador friendly, Mexico-Brazil friendly, NCAA

Euro ‘12 qualifying, World Cup qualifying, USA-Ecuador friendly, Mexico-Brazil friendly, NCAA

By Steven Goff  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Euro qualifying, World Cup qualifying, U.S. national team, NCAA soccer

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 10/08/2011

Saturday kickaround: USA vs. Honduras, World Cup qualifying, Americans abroad, Virginia Cavaliers upset Maryland Terps

USA vs. Honduras, World Cup qualifying, Americans abroad, Virginia Cavaliers upset Maryland Terps

By Steven Goff  |  10:54 AM ET, 10/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers