Soccer Insider: concacaf


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 01:13 AM ET, 03/20/2014

MLS referees reach collective bargaining agreement; San Jose, Kansas City ousted from Champions League

Good news: MLS’s regular referees will return to work. Bad news: San Jose and Kansas City were eliminated in the CONCACAF quarterfinals.

By Steven Goff  |  01:13 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf champions league, MLS

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Video: Galaxy loses in Champions League

Tijuana eliminated Los Angeles in the CONCACAF quarterfinals on 4-3 aggregate. San Jose and Sporting Kansas City visit Mexican clubs tonight.

By Steven Goff  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf champions league, MLS

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Awful night for MLS in CONCACAF

The Houston Dynamo failed to advance out of the CONCACAF Champions League group stage and the Los Angeles Galaxy missed a top seed with a 4-0 loss in El Salvador.

By Steven Goff  |  08:49 AM ET, 10/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf champions league, MLS

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

Thursday kickaround

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

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

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

Tuesday kickaround

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

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

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

Gold Cup: United States 1, Panama 0

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

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

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

Gold Cup final: USA vs. Panama

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

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

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

Gold Cup semifinal: United States 3, Honduras 1

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

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

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

Wednesday kickaround

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

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

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

Gold Cup: United States 5, El Salvador 1

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

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

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

Gold Cup in Baltimore: USA vs. El Salvador

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

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

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

U.S. vs. El Salvador news and notes

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

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

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

In Gold Cup, El Salvador feels at home

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

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

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

U.S. national team news and notes

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

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

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

U.S. Gold Cup roster changes and notes

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

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

U.S. video and Gold Cup schedule

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

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

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Tuesday kickaround

CONCACAF Gold Cup. U.S. national team. World Cup qualifying. D.C. United. Washington Spirit. New soccer book.

By Steven Goff  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, D.C. United, NWSL, Roundup, washington spirit

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

Monday kickaround

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

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

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

U.S. secures Gold Cup quarterfinal berth

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

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Thursday kickaround

D.C. United updates, Chivas Guadalajara friendly at RFK Stadium, Richmond Kickers, Washington Spirit, MLS All-Star Game, CONCACAF Gold Cup, new online soccer show.

By Steven Goff  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, Roundup

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

Gold Cup: United States 6, Belize 1

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

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

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

USA vs. Belize Gold Cup preview

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

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

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

Klinsmann announces Gold Cup roster

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

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

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

Saturday kickaround

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

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

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

USA vs. Belgium friendly primer

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

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

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Thursday kickaround

Montreal crushes Toronto in Canadian Championship semifinals. Monterrey wins CONCACAF Champions League. Americans abroad. NWSL. MLS and Make-a-Wish.

By Steven Goff  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, uefa

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Wednesday kickaround

David Beckham, MLS expansion, Miami, season starting dates, UEFA Champions League schedule and video, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, NWSL.

By Steven Goff  |  10:23 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, CONCACAF, D.C. United, lionel messi, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, uefa champions league

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

Wednesday kickaround

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

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

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Tuesday kickaround

UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. women's national team, Michael Bradley commercial and more.....

By Steven Goff  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, MLS, Roundup, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

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

Galaxy falters in Champions League

The Los Angeles Galaxy conceded two late goals and fell at home to Monterrey, 2-1, in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal.

By Steven Goff  |  12:10 AM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, concacaf champions league, MLS

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Sounders fall to Santos Laguna in 1st leg

American forward Herculez Gomez scored early in the second half to lead Santos Laguna to a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders in the first leg of a CONCACAF Champions League semifinal.

By Steven Goff  |  08:57 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf champions league, MLS

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 04/01/2013

MLS weekend in review

Player of the week, goal of the week, howlers of the week, attendance watch, injury watch, Landon Donovan's return, Chelis quotes, CONCACAF Champions League schedule

By Steven Goff  |  10:09 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, Major League Soccer, MLS

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 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 10:36 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Thursday kickaround

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

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

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

CONCACAF set Gold Cup groups, schedule

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

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

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

Americans abroad, mid-week edition

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

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

Posted at 01:05 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Dynamo takes first step in Champions League

Houston won the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals against Santos Laguna, but larger challenges await the Dynamo and MLS.

By Steven Goff  |  01:05 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, concacaf champions league, houston dynamo, MLS

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Michael Seaton's U-17 eligibility status

D.C. United's Michael Seaton was in the U.S. under-17 national team's plans until the USSF realized he had represented Jamaica last summer.

By Steven Goff  |  04:25 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, D.C. United, fifa, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, ussf

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 01:41 PM ET, 01/23/2013

CONCACAF sets Gold Cup venues

CONCACAF announced 13 venues for this summer's Gold Cup, including Baltimore's M

By Steven Goff  |  01:41 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, gold cup, U.S. national team

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 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 10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Tuesday kickaround: USA, NCAA, CONCACAF

The U.S. women's national team will play China three times next month to conclude its 10-game gold medal tour. Meantime, the USA men on Wednesday will learn the opponents on specific dates for the CONCACAF World Cup qualifying hexagonal.

By Steven Goff  |  10:33 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, CONCACAF, ncaa soccer, Roundup, U.S. national team

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 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 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 09:42 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Maurice Edu, Americans in Mexico, women’s charity match, men’s college poll

D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Maurice Edu, Americans in Mexico, women’s charity match, men’s college poll

By Steven Goff  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, college soccer, Americans abroad

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 08/04/2012

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team, Herculez Gomez, Olympics, CONCACAF

D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team, Herculez Gomez, Olympics, CONCACAF

By Steven Goff  |  09:17 AM ET, 08/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, U.S. national team, Olympics

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Wednesday kickaround: Bill Hamid and Ramadan, Erick Thohir and Olympic badminton, USA women and medal hopes, Mexico/Honduras and group finales, Real Salt Lake and Champions League

Bill Hamid & Ramadan, Erick Thohir & badminton, USA Olympic medal hopes, CONCACAF men, RSL in Champions League

By Steven Goff  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Olympics, Erick Thohir, CONCACAF

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 11:26 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 12:39 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Olympic qualifying video: USA 3, El Salvador 3

Olympic qualifying video package from U.S. soccer team’s 3-3 draw with El Salvador, a result that knocked out the Americans

By Steven Goff  |  12:39 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. under-23 national team, CONCACAF, Olympics

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 03/26/2012

U.S. soccer team allows late goal, eliminated from Olympic qualifying tournament

USA soccer concedes goal during added time, resulting in 3-3 draw with El Salvador and elimination from Olympic qualifying tournament.

By Steven Goff  |  08:03 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. under-23 national team, CONCACAF, Olympics

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 03/26/2012

In Olympic campaign, U.S. soccer team faces critical match against El Salvador

With Olympic berth in jeopardy, the U.S. under-23 soccer team must defeat El Salvador tonight in the group finale.

By Steven Goff  |  10:02 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, CONCACAF, U.S. under-23 national team

Posted at 08:06 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Joe Corona hat trick, Freddy Adu adds a goal as United States routs Cuba, 6-0, in Olympic soccer qualifying

Joe Corona posted a hat trick as the U.S. under-23 national soccer team smashed Cuba, 6-0, in an Olympic qualifier.

By Steven Goff  |  08:06 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, U.S. under-23 national team, Joe Corona, Freddy Adu, CONCACAF

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 03/22/2012

U.S. soccer begins Olympic quest with CONCACAF qualifying tournament

The U.S. under-23 national soccer team begins its quest for an Olympic berth at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament.

By Steven Goff  |  09:43 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, U.S. national team, CONCACAF

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 07:50 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Bill Hamid, Freddy Adu among 19 players named to U.S. squad ahead of Olympic soccer qualifying tournament

D.C. United’s Bill Hamid and Perry Kitchen join Freddy Adu and 16 others for training camp ahead of Olympic qualifying.

By Steven Goff  |  07:50 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, MLS, CONCACAF

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 09:03 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, officiating changes, Alex Morgan, FIFA rankings

D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, officiating changes, Alex Morgan, FIFA rankings

By Steven Goff  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team, women's soccer, FIFA rankings, CONCACAF

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Sydney Leroux scores 5 goals as U.S. women’s soccer team routs Guatemala, 13-0

Sydney Leroux scores five goals as the U.S. women’s soccer team routs Guatemala, 13-0.

By Steven Goff  |  07:42 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's team, CONCACAF

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 01/21/2012

U.S. women’s soccer team crushes Dominican Republic, 14-0, in Olympic qualifier

The U.S. women’s national soccer team destroyed the Dominican Republic, 14-0, in its CONCACAF Olympic qualifying opener.

By Steven Goff  |  08:39 AM ET, 01/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF, Olympics

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 12/06/2011

D.C. United news & notes

Speculating on the opening-game opponent, Kurt Morsink seems likely to return, Lee Nguyen available, Olympic qualifying set

By Steven Goff  |  11:00 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 11/10/2011

CONCACAF’s Olympic soccer qualifying in Carson, Nashville, Kansas City

CONCACAF will stage the 2012 Olympic men's soccer qualifying tournament in Southern California, Nashville and Kansas City, Kan.

By Steven Goff  |  12:40 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, CONCACAF

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Friday kickaround: Red Bulls, MLS, Galaxy, CONCACAF, USSF, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, UEFA Europa League, Americans abroad

Red Bulls, MLS, Galaxy, CONCACAF, USSF, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers, UEFA Europa League, Americans abroad

By Steven Goff  |  08:39 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, Portland Timbers, MLS, CONCACAF, FIFA, NCAA, TV

D.C. United, Portland Timbers, MLS, CONCACAF, FIFA, NCAA, TV

By Steven Goff  |  08:48 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, TV listings, NCAA soccer, FIFA

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

By Steven Goff  |  10:35 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Thursday kickaround: MLS playoff race, Freddy Adu vs. D.C. United, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV/online listings

MLS playoff race, Freddy Adu vs. D.C. United, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV/online listings

By Steven Goff  |  10:11 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Americans abroad, TV listings

Posted at 01:06 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Wednesday kickaround: MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, UEFA Champions League TV & online listings

MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, UEFA Champions League TV & online listings

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, UEFA Champions League, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Redskins-Cowboys, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, soccer TV listings

Redskins-Cowboys, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, soccer TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  09:20 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, Redskins, UEFA Champions League

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/22/2011

Thursday kickaround: Bob Bradley, Jose Torres, Americans abroad, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women’s soccer team

Bob Bradley, Jose Torres, Americans abroad, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women’s soccer team

By Steven Goff  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Bradley, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. women's team

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Gedion Zelalem and Arsenal, Stuart Holden and Bolton, Seattle and Champions League, Maryland Terrapins and Pirates, soccer on TV

Gedion Zelalem and Arsenal, Stuart Holden and Bolton, Seattle and Champions League, Maryland Terrapins and Pirates, soccer on TV

By Steven Goff  |  08:13 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenal, Gedion Zelalem, CONCACAF, MLS, Maryland Terrapins, TV listings

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Thursday kickaround: MLS, CONCACAF, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, TV listings

MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, college soccer, Europa League, TV listings.

By Steven Goff  |  09:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Soccer on TV and online: UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, MLS, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina vs. Brazil

The UEFA Champions League continues with eight matches, highlighted by Manchester United visiting Benfica.

By Steven Goff  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF, MLS

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Los Angeles Galaxy falls at Morelia in controversial Champions League match, 2-1

Miguel Sabah scored in added time as Morelia capped a late comeback to defeat the Los Angeles Galaxy, 2-1.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Soccer on TV: UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League

Champions League continues in Europe and North/Central America with several matches, including Barcelona vs. AC Milan.

By Steven Goff  |  09:36 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Thursday kickaround: FC Dallas makes MLS history, Kansas City bobblehead incident, D.C. United in Chicago, Bocanegra to Rangers, U-20 World Cup, Abby Wambach’s goals

FC Dallas made MLS history by winning in Mexico. A bobblehead incident in Kansas City. D.C. United hits the road. Carlos Bocanegra to Rangers. Under-20 World Cup. Abby Wambach scores twice.

By Steven Goff  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, WPS, CONCACAF, Under-20 World Cup

Posted at 12:26 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Eddie Johnson, Juan Pablo Angel, MLS, D.C. United, WPS, GW Colonials, Americans abroad, Barcelona-Real Madrid, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF

MLS and D.C. United, WPS playoffs, UEFA Champions League, Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, full TV schedule

By Steven Goff  |  12:26 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF, TV listings

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Soccer on TV: Tuesday edition

UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Copa Sudamericana

By Steven Goff  |  08:54 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF, Honduras, Venezuela, Jonathan Spector, TV listings

Dwayne De Rosario, D.C. United, Toronto FC, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, Honduras, Venezuela, Jonathan Spector, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, CONCACAF, TV listings

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United stadium, MLS all-stars, Mia Hamm charity match, Americans abroad, CONCACAF, Chicharito, TV listings

D.C. United stadium update, MLS all-stars, Landon Donovan, Mia Hamm, Americans abroad, Chicharito, CONCACAF Champions League, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, CONCACAF

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 06/26/2011

Weekend soccer roundup: Mexico wins CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women’s World Cup begins, River Plate relegated, Under-17 World Cup, MLS, D.C. United, WPS

Mexico wins the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Germany hosts the Women’s World Cup, USA advances in U-17 World Cup, MLS and WPS march on.

By Steven Goff  |  08:15 PM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women's World Cup, MLS, D.C. United

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 06/26/2011

Video: Mexico defeats United States, 4-2, for CONCACAF Gold Cup championship

Mexico defended its CONCACAF Gold Cup title with a 4-2 victory over the United States at the Rose Bowl, clinching a berth in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  03:09 PM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, Mexico

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women’s World Cup, U-17 World Cup, UEFA U-21 final, MLS, Brazil, USL

More than 30 live matches available on TV and online, including the USA-Mexico final in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, D.C. United and the Women’s World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  11:36 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup. D.C. United, TV listings

Posted at 01:17 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Video: Freddy Adu, Landon Donovan set up Clint Dempsey for 1-0 U.S. victory over Panama in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Clint Dempsey capped a superb sequence in the 76th minute with his third goal of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, sending the United States to Saturday’s final with a 1-0 victory over Panama.

By Steven Goff  |  01:17 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:48 PM ET, 06/22/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup: Player ratings for U.S. 1-0 semifinal victory over Panama

Here are my player ratings from the U.S. national team’s 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals in Houston. Man of match: Freddy Adu.

By Steven Goff  |  09:48 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals: USA vs. Panama, Mexico vs. Honduras

In Houston, the United States faces Panama and Mexico plays Honduras in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.

By Steven Goff  |  06:10 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 06/22/2011

Wednesday kickaround: CONCACAF Gold Cup, Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones, MLS, D.C. United

The United States faces Panama in a rematch of group play and Mexico plays Honduras in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at Reliant Stadium in Houston.

By Steven Goff  |  09:49 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, MLS

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Charlie Davies, Jack Warner, President Obama, Anthony Weiner, Qwest Field, Thierry Henry, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Jozy Altidore, Lionel Messi, Harlem Globetrotters, D.C. United, HBO, John Kerr Sr.

Charlie Davies’ dive. Jozy Altidore’s hamstring. Lionel Messi drafted by the Globetrotters. Jack Warner, exit stage left. President Obama and the Rapids.

By Steven Goff  |  09:53 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, President Obama, MLS, D.C. United, Lionel Messi

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Video: Controversial goal in El Salvador’s CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Panama at RFK Stadium

A controversial ruling allowed Panama to force extra time in its CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:45 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 06/20/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup rewind: United States 2, Jamaica 0 at RFK Stadium

Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey scored in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal victory: match report, injury update, Panama story, USA video.

By Steven Goff  |  12:19 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 06/19/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup matchday at RFK Stadium: United States vs. Jamaica, Panama vs. El Salvador

The United States faces Jamaica and El Salvador plays Panama in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal doubleheader at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:26 PM ET, 06/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 06/18/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open, CONCACAF Gold Cup, RFK Stadium, Americans abroad

While D.C. United is in Utah for tonight’s MLS match against Real Salt Lake, RFK Stadium prepares to welcome a sellout crowd Sunday for the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal doubleheader.

By Steven Goff  |  09:08 AM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 06/17/2011

U.S. CONCACAF Gold Cup news & notes from RFK Stadium

The American national soccer team continues preparations for Sunday’s CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:07 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/17/2011

You make the call: United States vs. Jamaica in CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal at RFK Stadium

How will the Americans fare in Sunday’s quarterfinal of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at RFK Stadium? Vote!

By Steven Goff  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, U-17 World Cup, U-21 Euros, WPS

The CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals and Under-17 World Cup highlight a collection of 35 matches available to U.S. audiences on TV or online.

By Steven Goff  |  07:11 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, TV listings

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 06/16/2011

U.S. Soccer Federation to arrange private flights for Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan ahead of CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal at RFK Stadium

The U.S. Soccer Federation has arranged private flights for Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey to rejoin the national team in Washington ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica on Sunday afternoon at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  02:52 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey to attend family weddings, won’t rejoin U.S. national soccer team for CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica until this weekend

Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey will attend family weddings this weekend and miss U.S. national soccer team preparations for the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica. Both are expected to play Sunday at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  10:07 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Looking back on U.S. soccer victory in CONCACAF Gold Cup, looking ahead to quarterfinal against Jamaica at RFK Stadium

With the unconvincing 1-0 victory over Guadeloupe, the United States looks ahead to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Jamaica at RFK Stadium on Sunday.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:25 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Video: Jozy Altidore’s goal in U.S. national team’s 1-0 victory over Guadeloupe in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jozy Altidore’s goal in the ninth minute lifted the United States to an unimpressive 1-0 victory over Guadeloupe, clinching a quarterfinal berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  12:25 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 06/14/2011

CONCACAF Gold Cup matchnight: United States vs. Guadeloupe

After a stunning loss to Panama, the U.S. national soccer team is seeking to rebound against Guadeloupe in the Group C finale of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  07:55 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Soccer videos: Jamaican goal off goalkeeper’s head in CONCACAF Gold Cup, Austrian penalty kick failure

Ryan Johnson of Jamaica smashed a shot that struck the crossbar and then deflected off the back of the Honduran goalkeeper’s head for the only goal of the CONCACAF Gold Cup match. Also: Austrian penalty kick failure.

By Steven Goff  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Ali Krieger, Women’s World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, RFK Stadium, Cuban defection, Stanley Cup, D.C. United, Georgetown Hoyas

Ali Krieger overcame a pulmonary emobolism to continue her soccer career and ultimately make the U.S. Women’s World Cup squad. Also: CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, D.C. United, Georgetown Hoyas.

By Steven Goff  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Monday kickaround: CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national soccer team, Reggae Boyz, RFK Stadium, Street Soccer USA, D.C. United, Steven Lenhart, D.C. United Women

The CONCACAF Gold Cup continues with the Group B finales at Red Bull Arena. Meantime, the U.S. national soccer team is assessing its hopes of advancing to the quarterfinals after a shocking loss to Panama.

By Steven Goff  |  02:55 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, D.C. United

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 06/12/2011

Video: Panama upsets United States, 2-1, in CONCACAF Gold Cup

Panama upset the United States, 2-1, in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the Americans’ first loss in the group stage of the tournament in 27 all-time matches.

By Steven Goff  |  12:11 AM ET, 06/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 06/11/2011

Gold Cup matchnight: USA-Panama

The U.S. national soccer team seeks to retain first place in Group C of the CONCACAF Gold Cup — and maintain an all-time unbeaten record in the group phase of the tournament — when it faces Panama tonight in Tampa.

By Steven Goff  |  07:01 PM ET, 06/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 12:32 AM ET, 06/11/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United previews, CONCACAF Gold Cup results, USA vs. Panama, Red Bulls-Revolution

While D.C. United prepares for the San Jose Earthquakes at RFK Stadium, the U.S. national team looks to clinch a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal berth against Panama in Tampa.

By Steven Goff  |  12:32 AM ET, 06/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, WPS, Euro U-21s

The CONCACAF Gold Cup group play continues with two matches per day, including the United States vs. Panama on Saturday. Comcast SportsNet will carry the D.C. United game.

By Steven Goff  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, TV listings

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 06/09/2011

Thursday kickaround: new stadium in Kansas City, Crew controversy, drug suspension, all-star voting, Gold Cup, D.C. United women

Sporting Kansas City opens a new stadium tonight. The Columbus Crew defeated Real Salt Lake under odd circumstances. MLS all-star voting is underway. The Gold Cup continues. D.C. United’s women’s team makes its home debut.

By Steven Goff  |  09:05 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 06/08/2011

USA-Canada Gold Cup rewind

A look back at the Americans’ 2-0 victory over Canada in the CONCACAF Gold Cup: attendance, field condition, Tim Ream, Jozy Altidore, Panama match, RFK Stadium ahead.

By Steven Goff  |  04:23 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:32 AM ET, 06/08/2011

Gold Cup: United States 2, Canada 0

Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey scored in the U.S. national team’s 2-0 victory over Canada in a CONCACAF Gold Cup group match at Ford Field in Detroit.

By Steven Goff  |  12:32 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Gold Cup: United States vs. Canada

The Americans open their CONCACAF Gold Cup campaign with a Group C match against Canada tonight at Ford Field in Detroit.

By Steven Goff  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, Canada

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 06/07/2011

Tuesday kickaround: USA vs. Canada, Gold Cup, MLS in Detroit, Iran, TV listings

The Americans are in Detroit for their Gold Cup opener against Canada. Three of the tournament’s first four matches were lopsided affairs, with Honduras’ 0-0 draw with Guatemala being the exception.

By Steven Goff  |  09:14 AM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, TV listings

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Poll: United States in CONCACAF Gold Cup

The U.S. national team begins play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Tuesday. How will the Americans fare against the region’s top teams?

By Steven Goff  |  06:12 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  poll, U.S. national team, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 06/06/2011

D.C. United’s Dejan Jakovic out 4-6 weeks

D.C. United starting defender Dejan Jakovic will be sidelined at least a month with a hamstring injury suffering while on Canadian national team duty.

By Steven Goff  |  05:46 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 06/05/2011

After illness, Landon Donovan says he expects to play in CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Canada

After missing the Spain friendly with an illness, U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan practiced Sunday and said he expects to play against Canada in the CONCACAF Gold Cup opener.

By Steven Goff  |  07:35 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Landon Donovan, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Thursday kickaround: Mexico victory in Denver, DaMarcus Beasley at Pachuca, Grenada without Shalrie Joseph, Whitecaps under Tom Soehn, Ben Olsen reflections, U.S. Women’s World Cup roster change

Mexico tuned up for the Gold Cup with a 3-0 victory over New Zealand, a DaMarcus Beasley update, Grenada moves on without Shalrie Joseph, Vancouver draws at Chivas USA, Ben Olsen reflects on D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women's World Cup, MLS, D.C. United

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Despite Gold Cup absence, D.C. United’s Andy Najar remains committed to Honduras

D.C. United midfielder Andy Najar, just 18 years old, says he is still committed to the Honduran national team despite being left off the country’s Gold Cup roster.

By Steven Goff  |  01:05 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Honduras, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Freddy Adu, U.S. youth soccer, U.S. national team, David Beckham, MLS, Gold Cup

Freddy Adu, the U.S. academy system, the U.S. national team, David Beckham in England, Gold Cup’s impact on MLS clubs

By Steven Goff  |  10:12 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Beckham, MLS, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Bob Bradley names U.S. roster for Spain friendly and CONCACAF Gold Cup

U.S. Coach Bob Bradley names his 23-man squad for the friendly against World Cup champion Spain on June 4 and the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Spain, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Canada’s roster for CONCACAF Gold Cup

D.C. United defender Dejan Jakovic and New York Red Bulls attacker Dwayne De Rosario are among 23 players on Canada’s roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup

Posted at 10:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Rapture, DaMarcus Beasley, MLS, D.C. United, Gold Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, U.S. U-20s and U-17s, Washington Redskins

DaMarcus Beasley’s next stop, D.C. United’s injuries, U.S.-Spain ticket sales, Gold Cup rosters, CONCACAF Champions League draw, USA under-20s and u-17s, Washington Redskins wide receiver coaching youth soccer

By Steven Goff  |  10:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, CONCACAF, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 05/12/2011

U.S. Coach Bob Bradley considering D.C. United forward Charlie Davies for Spain friendly and CONCACAF Gold Cup

U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley may be considering Charlie Davies for the roster against Spain and in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  03:52 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlie Davies, Bob Bradley, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Wednesday kickaround: CONCACAF Champions League, UEFA Champions League, MLS discipline

Real Salt Lake seeks to make MLS history, Real Madrid and Barcelona tangle again, and MLS disciplinary committee weighs options

By Steven Goff  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF, UEFA Champions League

Posted at 12:49 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Video: Real Salt Lake earns 2-2 draw at Monterrey in first leg of CONCACAF Champions League finals

The MLS club comes from behind twice to earn a draw on the road in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League finals

By Steven Goff  |  12:49 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF Champions League

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Barcelona vs. Manchester United, Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF, Americans abroad, TV listings

Barcelona vs. Manchester United tickets, Real Salt Lake in CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  08:48 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manchester United, Barcelona, CONCACAF, Americans abroad

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Poll: Real Salt Lake vs. Monterrey in CONCACAF Champions League finals

Real Salt Lake faces Monterrey in continental finals, seeks to qualify for the Club World Cup in Japan

By Steven Goff  |  03:03 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Champions League, MLS

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Video: Real Salt Lake at Saprissa

Highlights from the MLS club’s match at Saprissa, a 2-1 loss that was good enough to advance to the CONCACAF Champions League finals

By Steven Goff  |  09:41 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, CONCACAF

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Tuesday kickaround: CONCACAF Champions League, Copa America, D.C. United, Americans abroad, TV listings

Real Salt Lake seeks a berth in the CONCACAF Champions League finals, Copa America seeks a replacement for Japan, Americans abroad, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  09:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF, Copa America, UEFA Champions League, D.C. United

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/08/2011

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Americans abroad, TV listings

While D.C. United continues training camp in Charleston, S.C., CONCACAF prepares to unveil the Gold Cup groups and matchups.

By Steven Goff  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. united, concacaf, uefa champions league

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 03/02/2011

CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins

*Monterrey defeated Toluca, 1-0, for a 2-0 aggregate victory in the CONCACAF Champions League, setting up a semifinal with Mexican rival Cruz Azul. Real Salt Lake, which advanced Tuesday, will learn its semifinal opponent Thursday night when Saprissa carries a 1-0 advantage to Olimpia (8 p.m. ET, Galavision). *Americans abroad:...

By Steve Goff  |  10:47 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, CONCACAF Champions League, College Soccer, D.C. United, MLS | Tags:  CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, MLS

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 03/02/2011

Wednesday kickaround: Real Salt Lake, D.C. United, Manchester United, Barcelona, Americans abroad, TV listings

*Real Salt Lake became the first MLS club to reach the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Crew (4-1 aggregate). RSL will face Saprissa or Olimpia on March 15 at home and April 5 away. In the all-Mexican bracket, Cruz Azul will play Monterrey or...

By Steve Goff  |  12:42 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Americans Abroad, Barcelona, CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, MLS, Mexico, TV | Tags:  CONCACAF Champions League, D.C. United, MLS