Soccer Insider: concacaf gold cup


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)
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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 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 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 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 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)
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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)
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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)
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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 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