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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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7 better choices than Gregg Berhalter for USMNT manager
17:00 Thursday 15th November 2018

It's coming up on 400 days since Bruce Arena resigned as the United States Men's National Team manager. U21 boss Dave Sarachan minds the store in the interim. This international break features field trips to Wembley for Wayne Rooney's…

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Will the USSF fool us again?
17:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

The Who released ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again on their 1971 album Who’s Next? It's a cynical summation of the era's civil rights and anti-war movements. People who lived through it often look back with pride, thinking change…

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How Paul Pogba proves the United States can win the World Cup
17:00 Friday 28th September 2018

People like to believe athleticism transcends individual sports. It’s not untrue. Athletes on both sides of the Atlantic have excelled at more than one sport. Ron Tindall played football for Chelsea, West Ham, Reading and Portsmouth from…

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Clint Dempsey calls it a career
12:00 Friday 31st August 2018

Thirteen months and a week ago, Clint Dempsey scored in the 83rd minute against Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinal. The game’s second goal, it killed the match, sending the US into the final. His low free-kick curled around the Ticos…

World Cup
Did the USMNT's World Cup failure foreshadow Germany's?
15:30 Saturday 30th June 2018

On November 11th, 2017, the United States lost 2-1 to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. Four days later, they fell 4-0 to Costa Rica in San Jose. Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked. Bruce Arena returned for his second stint as USMNT boss. His second tenure…

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MLS Weekend Review: What's wrong with Toronto FC?
18:00 Monday 19th March 2018

Major League Soccer’s third week of competition is in the books. Let me catch you up. Three Stars 3. Alberth Elis -- The Houston Dynamo forward had a big day in front of a small crowd in Maryland. DC United were playing the first of two…

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USSF taking its time to regroup
17:00 Monday 18th December 2017

The one good thing about failing to qualify for a World Cup is you have four years to sort matters out, then get it right. In club football, there are only a few weeks to assess and adjust before a new campaign is upon you. It’s not much…

Opinion
Is American soccer doomed or is it all Chicken Little?
15:30 Saturday 14th October 2017

After a disastrous qualifying campaign ended in failure, professional and social media are going all Chicken Little on the American game. If you're American, you were probably more concerned about Donald Trump sticking the executive knife in…

Opinion
MLS ruining its own product by playing crucial matches during international window
15:30 Friday 6th October 2017

MLS' refusal to respect FIFA's calendar by playing through international breaks may be rude, arrogant, and greedy. More importantly, it's suicidal. Major League Soccer is doing the same thing they did long before Donald Trump was elected: ignoring…

World Cup
Michael Bradley piles pressure on USMNT before Honduras tilt
12:00 Tuesday 5th September 2017

It's a good thing Hondurans don't read English. Such seems to be USMNT captain Michael Bradley's opinion after a derogatory remark about Estadio Olimpico. Bradley was interviewed after the United States 0-2 defeat to Costa Rica in a Concacaf…

Rest Of The World
Concacaf World Cup Qualifying: The Stretch Run
15:00 Friday 1st September 2017

Russia 2018 is just months off. Before the New Year, all 32 participants will be known. Here's how Concacaf World Cup qualifying is set for the stretch run. The Concacaf balance of power differs greatly from UEFA, whose World Cup qualifying…

Editors Thoughts
At Gold Cup, rich get richer
21:00 Wednesday 19th July 2017

Last week, CONCACAF's disciplinary committee forfeited French Guiana's result against Honduras and banned Florent Malouda from the tournament for playing in the Gold Cup while ineligible. This week, the big nations were permitted to upgrade…

Youth Scout
Dom Dwyer: a West Sussex Brit in Uncle Sam's Connecticut court
10:00 Sunday 2nd July 2017

Hank Morgan travelled back in time to make himself right at home in Mark Twain's version of Arthurian England, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. Sporting KC forward and Cuckfield native son Dom Dwyer has done the same in reverse,…

Youth Scout
Have you seen this manager? Jurgen Klinsmann
20:12 Sunday 30th April 2017

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One…