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Pulisic not the key to USMNT success for new boss Berhalter
17:00 Monday 17th December 2018

It was my birthday yesterday [thank you] and Christmas is just around the corner. As a Manchester United fan who is at least half-American, however, the past few years brought a new appreciation for that old Rolling Stones ditty, You Can't…

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Has MLS stymied Zlatan's trophy mojo?
17:00 Sunday 16th September 2018

A Saturday night tilt pitting the reigning Major League Soccer champions against the league’s most-crowned franchise ought to be a marquee matchup. Instead, it was akin to rubbernecking a 22-car pileup on the QEW. That’s Canadian…

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Major League Soccer needs Toronto FC to win MLS Cup
19:30 Friday 8th December 2017

Major League Soccer seeks two things: parity and legacy. Yet those goals cannot be achieved simultaneously. One must come before the other. That is why the league and its fans need Toronto FC to win the 2017 MLS Cup. Parity The sporting equivalent…

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Hobbled Jozy Altidore brings MLS Cup final back to Toronto's BMO Field
18:06 Thursday 30th November 2017

Inexorable. That’s the word that ultimately describes Toronto FC’s journey to a second consecutive MLS Cup final. Given the manner in which the Reds ran away with the Supporters Shield, it shouldn’t be. A twelve point gap…

Opinion
Five MLS players who possess Premier League quality
10:00 Tuesday 7th November 2017

The MLS playoffs are down to four teams. There is talent to be found in this league. A few, young and old, have the ability to thrive in the Premier League. I'm not talking about the likes of Jozy Altidore, who tried and failed to make an impact…

Opinion
Did Team USA get too big for their boots?
15:30 Friday 13th October 2017

The rapid evolution of football in the United States of America over the last decade has been astonishing. The domestic league has seen big names come and go and the national side has shown they are no push over's at major tournaments. However,…

America
Jermaine Jones Channels His Inner Mario Balotelli
11:00 Wednesday 5th April 2017

Back when he was throwing darts at Manchester City youth players and touring women's prisons in the Italian countryside--ah, good times--Mario Balotelli actually had printed, then wore, a t-shirt asking "Why Always Me?" of critics panning his…

Match Reports
Conservative Tactics Against Panama May Haunt Arena And US
10:30 Thursday 30th March 2017

Wrapped in euphoria following the United States' six-goal romp against Honduras, I did not fail to remember the difficulty in winning on the road in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Therefore, it was no surprise to see the US Men's National Team…

World Cup
Bruce Arena Strikes Back
06:00 Sunday 26th March 2017

As players were settling into their international training camps to prepare for this week's friendlies and World Cup qualifiers, I noted returning United States manager Bruce Arena was in a tight spot, using one of my favorite movies as a metaphor.…

World Cup
Bruce Arena Versus The World
13:30 Monday 20th March 2017

Bruce Arena looks even less like Michael Cera than Gareth Southgate. Like the England manager, however, Arena finds himself up against it in his second stint as United States Men's National Team boss. After the USMNT dropped its first two matches…

Opinion
USSF Curbs Players' Right To Free Speech
15:00 Sunday 12th March 2017

American life is filled with political irony and hypocrisy. People electing an opportunistic billionaire who has routinely failed to pay contractors, entered into multiple bankruptcies, hired foreign workers, and swindled retirees because they want…

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A pedestrian start to Bruce Arena's second stint in charge of the USMNT
12:08 Tuesday 31st January 2017

Somewhere amidst Sunday's sporting cornucopia, which included Manchester United's 4-0 FA Cup fourth round victory over Wigan, the NHL's second go-round with its four-division three-on-three All Star mini-tournament, the NFL Pro Bowl, and WWE's…

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