USSoccerPlayers Archives for January 2016

El Tri coach Juan Carlos Osorio raises a familiar issue for MLS

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Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has already clarified his statements, but his point about MLS as a career option won't go away. Read More

Soccer TV: Milan vs Inter Milan

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The Milan derby and the Fourth Round of the 2015-16 FA Cup are the highlights on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Read More

USMNT look to open new chapter, starting with overachieving Iceland

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The USMNT had a different January camp and face an Iceland team with a different reputation on Sunday at StubHub Center. Read More

Soccer News: Iceland opens the USMNT’s 2016 schedule

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Soccer TV: Derby County vs Manchester United

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Derby County plays Manchester United as the Fourth Round of the FA Cup begins on Friday's soccer TV schedule. Read More

Preview: USMNT vs Iceland

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The USMNT faces Iceland with the issues from 2015 still looming for coach Jurgen Klinsmann in a January friendly. Read More

Soccer News: FIFA politics is at it again

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The FIFA presidential election is already seeing the voting blocks we're used to from prior campaigns and squad issues for MLS teams. Read More

Is it getting better for the Galaxy?

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The LA Galaxy's rebuild for 2016 now includes Ashley Cole with the club still facing crucial questions including the squad's age. Read More

The MLS way

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The LA Galaxy's latest signing and a reported holdout in Columbus show two versions of a similar problem for Major League Soccer. Read More

Soccer News: The Sounders have big plans for Jordan Morris

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The Seattle Sounders are already heavily promoting new signing Jordan Morris and CONMEBOL elects a president in the soccer news. Read More

Stoke City loses to Liverpool on penalties, draw for Nottingham Forest

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Stoke City exits the 2015-16 Capital One Cup and Eric Lichaj makes his 100th appearance for Nottingham Forest. Read More

Soccer TV: Manchester City vs Everton

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Everton have the lead in their Capital One Cup semifinal series but it's Manchester City with the away goal on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule. Read More

Soccer News: MLS prepares for the preseason

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MLS teams are getting their 2016 squads together to start preseason training with the Columbus Crew making the move for a veteran. Read More

Manchester United’s next move

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This may or may not be decision day for Manchester United, but their building crisis speaks to a generic problemfor all super clubs. Read More

Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Stoke City

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Liverpool plays Stoke City in the 2nd-leg of their 2015-16 Capital One Cup semifinal series with Liverpool leading 1-0. Read More

MLS in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals

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The 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals loom large for four MLS teams with the clear goal of finally winning the trophy. Read More

Soccer News: Drogba appears ready for the 2016 MLS season

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Didier Drogba finally confirmed his plans for 2016, committing to the Montreal Impact in Monday's soccer news update. Read More

Goal for Bedoya and Pachuca continues to impress

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Alejandro Bedoya scored for Nantes in Ligue 1 and Omar Gonzalez and Pachuca picked up a win in Liga MX in the weekend soccer scores. Read More

Soccer TV: Arsenal vs Chelsea

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Arsenal plays Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday and there are plenty of options from Europe on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Read More

Patrick Vieira is already getting it right at NYCFC

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Patrick Vieira is already showing an awareness of MLS that should help him avoid the issues that caused problems for foreign coaches. Read More

Soccer News: Bill Hamid out with knee injury

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Bill Hamid could miss up to six months as he recovers from knee surgery and Jordan Morris is a big deal in Seattle in the soccer news. Read More

Soccer TV: Hamburg vs Bayern Munich

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Hamburg hosts Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga along with games from Spain, France, and Mexico on Friday's soccer TV schedule. Read More

Every USMNT player’s situation is different

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Instead of using Jordan Morris's situation to support a big picture opinion about the USMNT program, consider his perspective. Read More

Jordan Morris officially joins the Seattle Sounders

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USMNT forward Jordan Morris officially became an MLS player on Thursday, with the Seattle Sounders introducing him at a media event. Read More

Soccer News: Klinsmann defends his methods

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann responds to Benny Feilhaber's issues with his selection methods and CONCACAF politics in Thursday's soccer news. Read More

The LA Galaxy rebuilds for 2016

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The Galaxy in 2016 will have a new look with rumors linking the MLS club to moves for European players. Read More

Jordan Morris raises an old question for MLS

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USMNT player Jordan Morris turning down Werder Bremen might be giving MLS what it wants, but not necessarily on the league's terms. Read More

Soccer News: SuperDraft concludes, MLS players speak

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The 2016 SuperDraft is over with some teams opting not to use all of their picks and MLS holds its media day in the soccer news. Read More

Klinsmann’s shifting standard

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Sporting Kansas City's Benny Feilhaber asks some pointed questions about USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's player selection. Read More

Guzan back in goal for Aston Villa FA Cup win

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Brad Guzan made his return for Aston Villa, getting the shutout as the team advanced to the Fourth Round of the 2015-16 FA Cup. Read More

Soccer TV: Leicester City vs Spurs

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Leicester City plays Spurs in an FA Cup Third Round replay and Barcelona is in action in the Copa del Rey on the soccer TV schedule. Read More

Premier League parity and the transfer market

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The Premier League could already be in a new era where spending doesn't mean winning making for an interesting January window. Read More

Soccer News: Evans added to USMNT camp, Morris considering MLS

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There's another change to the January USMNT camp roster in Tuesday's soccer news and another question for how FIFA operates. Read More

Soccer TV: Bristol City vs West Brom and PSG vs Toulouse

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Bristol City plays West Brom in an FA Cup Third Round replay on Wednesday with the winner advancing to host Peterborough United. Read More

Jurgen Klinsmann and the January USMNT camp in 2016

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This January's USMNT camp carries with it added pressure on coach Jurgen Klinsmann to show that his program can transition. Read More

Soccer News: Jones and Drogba

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Jermaine Jones and Didier Drogba are two of the big questions for 2016 as MLS nears its preseason in Monday's soccer news update. Read More

Everton picks up a point in the Premier League

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Everton drew 3-3 with Chelsea while Aston Villa picked up a point against Premier League leaders Leicester City. Read More

Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Manchester United

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Sunday's Liverpool vs Manchester United game at Anfield is the highlight of a packed weekend for soccer on TV in the United States. Read More

The confounding present of the MLS SuperDraft

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The 2016 MLS SuperDraft saw the event move off of television and into a new world of trades, allocation money, and general confusion. Read More

Soccer News: NYCFC gets the #1 pick in the 2016 SuperDraft

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Chicago trading #1 pick Jack Harrison is the story from the SuperDraft and the Premier League remains unpredictable in the soccer news. Read More

Soccer TV: Brentford vs Burnley

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Brentford plays Burnley in the Championship on Friday's soccer TV schedule with games from Ligue 1, the Primeira Liga, and Liga MX. Read More

NSCAA Convention: Warts and all, US soccer gathers for its annual reunion

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The annual NSCAA Convention is the pulse of American soccer, and that means as much about the youth ranks as the pros. Read More

CONCACAF referees

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CONCACAF finally addresses the officiating issue from the 2015 Gold Cup, but are they being fair to their referees? Read More

Soccer News: Real Madrid and Atletico in transfer trouble

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Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both are on the receiving end of transfer bans from FIFA in Thursday's soccer news update. Read More

Manchester City 0 – Everton 0

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Tim Howard made five saves in Everton's shutout of Manchester City and Geoff Cameron missed Stoke City's win over Norwich City. Read More

The NFL returns to LA and it’s bad news for MLS

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Luis Bueno explains why it's not good for MLS that the Rams are returning in 2016 and bringing the NFL back to Los Angeles. Read More

Peter Wilt back in Chicago

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Peter Wilt's return to Chicago is with the NASL and that creates an interesting situation for MLS in a Major League Soccer market. Read More

Soccer News: Another change to USMNT January camp

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann makes another change to his January camp roster and Landon Donovan refutes a rumor in the soccer news, Read More

Aston Villa 1 – Crystal Palace 0

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Aston Villa picked up three Premier League points without Brad Guzan in goal and Danny Williams scored for Reading in the Championship. Read More

Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Arsenal

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Liverpool plays Arsenal in the Premier League with the possibility that the midweek schedule changes the top of the table. Read More

For FIFA, there’s nothing to debate

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It's no surprise that three of the five FIFA presidential candidates reportedly said no thanks to ESPN's offer of a televised debate. Read More

Soccer News: The 2015 FIFA awards

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FIFA announces the 2015 player award winners and we learn which FIFA presidential candidates wanted a debate in Tuesday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer TV: Newcastle United vs Manchester United

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Newcastle United hosts Manchester United in the Premier League with both clubs under pressure at opposite halves of the table. Read More

January has changed for MLS

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What was once a regular part of the MLS experience is now a rarity, elite players going on loan to European clubs in January. Read More

Soccer News: The Copa Centenario field

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CONCACAF added the final two teams to the field for the 2016 Copa Centenario and its election season in FIFA in the soccer news. Read More

Omar Gonzalez gets a win in first game for Pachuca

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The 2016 Liga MX Clausura season started with several USMNT players in action along with the Third Round of the FA Cup. Read More

Soccer TV: Wycombe vs Aston Villa

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Wycombe Wanderers and Aston Villa meet in the 2015-16 FA Cup Third Round and Liga MX kicks off the Clausura on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Read More

LAFC debuts its brand

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Branding might make fans squirm, but it's central to how MLS does business when it launches an expansion team like LAFC. Read More

Stadium building in DC and LA

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The push for a new NFL stadium in DC says plenty about metropolitan areas and their pro sports teams, including MLS. Read More

Soccer News: The 2016 MLS schedule

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The 2016 MLS schedule is out so fans across the league can check for long road swings and unbalanced schedules in Friday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer TV: Panama vs Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago vs Cuba

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CONCACAF's Copa Centenario qualifiers are on Friday's soccer TV schedule with the single game playoffs advancing two teams. Read More

Another eventful January for the USMNT

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Charles Boehm explains why a USMNT coach using the January camp to find opportunities for players in Europe is nothing new. Read More

Soccer News: Drogba’s future

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Montreal Impact striker Dider Drogba went to social media to put a quick stop to reports that he retired in Thursday's soccer news. Read More

Capital One Cup: Everton 2 – Manchester City 1

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Everton takes a goal lead into the second-leg of their 2015-16 Capital One Cup semifinal series with Manchester City. Read More

2016 USMNT January camp

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced the roster for the 2016 January camp with a focus on younger National Team players. Read More

2016 Liga MX Clausura preview

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The 2016 Liga MX Clausura season begins on Friday with new faces with new clubs in Mexico including USMNT player Omar Gonzalez. Read More

MLS and the American soccer player

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MLS is once again facing questions about American player retention, an ongoing issue for American first division soccer. Read More

Soccer News: Jordan Morris makes a decision

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USMNT player Jordan Morris makes one decision and faces another while CONCACAF gets a presidential candidate in the soccer news. Read More

Capital One Cup semifinal: Stoke City 0 – Liverpool 1

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Stoke City fell behind to Liverpool in the Capital One Cup semifinal series, with both teams now focusing on the FA Cup. Read More

Soccer TV: Everton vs Manchester City and Juventus vs Hellas Verona

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Everton plays Manchester City in a Capital One Cup semifinal and Juventus and Hellas Verona get an early start on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule. Read More

MLS needs to stop predicting its future

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What does it mean when a league keeps telling its fans that the best is yet to come, something MLS has on repeat these days. Read More

Soccer News: Coaching the super clubs

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Zinedine Zidane takes over at Real Madrid and there are plenty of opinions about superstars coaching super clubs in the soccer news. Read More

Brad Friedel named USMNT U-19s coach

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Brad Friedel is the new coach of the USMNT U-19s, taking the job after officially retiring from the Premier League at the end of last season. Read More

Soccer TV: Stoke City vs Liverpool and Genoa vs Sampdoria

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Stoke City plays Liverpool in the first-leg of their 2015-16 Capital One Cup semifinal series and Serie A returns to the TV schedule. Read More

The European soccer version of parity

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Spreading around the television money in some of Europe's biggest soccer leagues might be creating its own version of parity. Read More

Barcelona in Europe and everywhere else

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Barcelona's global support makes it tough to think of them as a local club in their own city and across Europe. Read More

Soccer News: The Premier League starts 2016

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The Premier League looks forward to an overseas revenue stream in 2016 and Steven Gerrard questions downtime in Monday's soccer news. Read More

Cameron sent off in a tough weekend for USMNT players

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Geoff Cameron saw red in Stoke City's loss and Aston Villa dropped three more points as we roundup the USMNT results in England. Read More

Soccer TV: Everton vs Spurs

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Join Green Bay Packers kicker Tim Masthay in watching Everton host Spurs this Sunday on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Read More