In another U.S. soccer shake-up, sporting director Earnie Stewart to depart

Stewart is taking a job with Dutch club PSV Eindhoven, the USSF said.

By Steven GoffJanuary 26, 2023
Analysis

The USMNT, coachless and chaotic, begins new World Cup cycle with a loss

The U.S. men’s national soccer team opened its 2023 slate with a 2-1 loss in a friendly against Serbia.

By Steven GoffJanuary 26, 2023

Paul Arriola was a World Cup snub. Here’s why he returned to the USMNT.

“I didn’t have control whether I was going to be on the squad for the World Cup,” Arriola said, “but I did have control of how I wanted to respond.”

By Steven GoffJanuary 24, 2023

NWSL suspends fired Thorns employees, former Spirit coach Kris Ward

A Portland assistant coach and athletic trainer were dismissed Tuesday and were suspended for the season. Ward had been fired last year and also was suspended.

By Glynn A. HillJanuary 24, 2023

USMNT opportunity knocks at last for German-born Julian Gressel

Finally a naturalized U.S. citizen, Gressel is relishing his chance at the team's January training camp.

By Steven GoffJanuary 22, 2023

Brian McBride dismissed as USMNT general manager

The move comes amid a tumultuous time for the USMNT after its knockout-stage exit from the World Cup last month in Qatar.

By Steven GoffJanuary 20, 2023

Spanish judge orders Dani Alves held without bail over sexual assault charge

Brazilian soccer star Dani Alves was charged after an incident at a Barcelona nightclub last month.

By Matt BonesteelJanuary 20, 2023

MLS player Anton Walkes dies of injuries suffered in Miami boat crash

Anton Walkes, 25, was critically injured Wednesday when two vessels collided in Florida.

By Cindy BorenJanuary 19, 2023

Following a solid World Cup and messy aftermath, USMNT releases winter camp roster

The 24-man squad will begin workouts Saturday in the buildup to friendlies against Serbia and Colombia.

By Steven GoffJanuary 18, 2023

New U.S. citizen Julian Gressel earns first national team call-up

The German-born wing back, who played for D.C. United from 2020 to 2022, has been summoned for the Americans' first matches since the World Cup.

By Steven GoffJanuary 13, 2023

From Leeds to Leesburg: Mateusz Klich arrives to bolster D.C. United attack

After a disappointing 2022, Wayne Rooney has his key players in position -- including an attacking front that now includes two Premier League veterans.

By Steven GoffJanuary 13, 2023

English jury finds Manchester City defender not guilty of rape charges

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy cleared of rape charges after trial.

By Matt BonesteelJanuary 13, 2023

Spirit trades USWNT defender Emily Sonnett for picks at NWSL draft

Washington acquired a third-round pick in Thursday's fraft and a first-round selection next year from the OL Reign for the defender.

By Ella BrockwayJanuary 12, 2023

D.C. United signs midfielder Mateusz Klich

Klich arrived in Washington after an emotional farewell at Leeds, where he played a key role for four years before accepting secondary duties this season.

By Steven GoffJanuary 12, 2023

Christian Pulisic is expected to miss ‘a couple of months’ with knee injury

Pulisic hurt his knee last Thursday against Manchester City at London’s Stamford Bridge.

By Steven GoffJanuary 11, 2023

NWSL bans four ex-coaches, fines six teams for widespread misconduct

The National Women’s Soccer League announced bans, team fines and other actions after widespread abuse was uncovered in two investigations late last year.

By Steven GoffJanuary 9, 2023

Gareth Bale retires, ending a career filled with ‘the highest of highs’

Gareth Bale, 33, won five Champions League trophies with Real Madrid and made 111 appearances with Wales.

By Cindy BorenJanuary 9, 2023

USWNT announces roster for New Zealand friendlies as World Cup work begins

U.S. women's national team Coach Vlatko Andonovski on Thursday named his first squad of the new year for training camp and two friendlies against New Zealand.

By Steven GoffJanuary 5, 2023

Amid a rift that ‘saddened’ his family, Gregg Berhalter discusses U.S. soccer imbroglio

“The worst part of it for me is, my heart aches for my wife, because it was her story to tell, if she chose to or not," Berhalter said Thursday. "And that’s what just really, really saddens me.”

By Steven GoffJanuary 5, 2023

An ugly rift between two U.S. soccer families bursts into public

Danielle Reyna said in a statement that she was upset about Berhalter’s comments concerning Gio Reyna following the U.S. team’s elimination from the World Cup.

By Steven GoffJanuary 4, 2023