USSoccerPlayers Archives for January 2016

Soccer News: Omar Gonzalez wins another championship

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Omar Gonzalez adds another championship to his impressive record, winning the 2016 Clausura with Pachuca in Monday's soccer news update.

MLS Week 13: Red Bulls rolling

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The New York Red Bulls picked up their third shutout in a row in Week 13, while Chicago Fire coach Veljko Paunovic liked his team's play.

USMNT 4 – Bolivia 0

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The USMNT beat Bolivia 4-0 at Kansas City's Children's Mercy Stadium with Gyasi Zardes scoring twice and Brad Guzan getting the shutout.

Soccer TV: Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid

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Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid meet in the 2015-16 Champions League final and the USMNT is in action against Bolivia on Saturday.

Darlington Nagbe returns the fun to the USMNT

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Darlington Nagbe's late winner for the USMNT returned something to the squad that seems to be missing, that the game is fun.

Soccer News: Pachuca takes the lead in the Clausura finals

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Pachuca takes a 1-0 lead into Sunday's second-leg at Monterrey in the 2016 Liga MX Clausura final series.

Questions and answers from USMNT vs Ecuador

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The USMNT showed well at times against Ecuador, but there are still looming issues for head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Soccer News: Orlando and Philadelphia draw, Coyle leaves Houston

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Orlando City and Philadelphia draw to open week 13 of the MLS season and Houston coach Owen Coyle steps down.

USMNT 1 – Ecuador 0

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The USMNT beat Ecuador 1-0 in a warm-up friendly for the 2016 Copa Centenario with Darlington Nagbe scoring in the 90th minute.

Omar Gonzalez and Edgar Castillo in the 2016 Liga MX Clausura finals

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It's USMNT players facing each other in the 2016 Liga MX Clausura final with Omar Gonzalez's Pachuca playing Edgar Castillo's Monterrey.

Preview: USMNT vs Ecuador

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The USMNT prepares for a friendly against Ecuador with plenty of questions left in advance of the Copa Centenario.

Soccer News: Centenario pressure for the USMNT

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann sets a semifinal target for the Copa Centenario and plenty of previews for tonight's friendly against Ecuador.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Ecuador

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The USMNT plays Ecuador in a warm-up friendly in Frisco with both teams participating in the Copa Centenario.

Manchester United has to change

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Manchester United changing managers following their FA Cup win is hardly a surprise, and it speaks to a larger issue for all of the super clubs.

Soccer News: Another Bundesliga season for Chandler and Eintracht

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Eintracht won the promotion/relegation playoff for another season in the Bundesliga and Manchester United officially parts was with van Gaal.

5 summer transfers for MLS to consider

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From James Rodriguez, to Chicharito, to former MLS player Tim Ream there are options worth considering for MLS teams this summer.

Soccer News: Clausura final for Omar Gonzalez

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It's the 2016 Clausura final for Omar Gonzalez and Pachuca while Manchester United changes managers in the soccer news.

MLS Week 12: The Galaxy give up a game, Red Bulls unload on NYCFC

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The LA Galaxy couldn't capitalize fully on a late own goal in week 12 while the Red Bulls shutout NYCFC 7-0 at Yankee Stadium.

Puerto Rico 1 – USMNT 3

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The USMNT won an international friendly on May 22, 2016 beating Puerto Rico 3-1 in Bayamon with Paul Arriola scoring on his debut.

USMNT roster for the 2016 Copa Centenario

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Jurgen Klinsmann named his final 23-player roster for the 2016 Copa Centenario, the special edition of the Copa America.

Soccer TV: Puerto Rico vs USMNT

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Puerto Rico plays the USMNT on Sunday and Saturday has the FA Cup final and MLS's New York derby available nationally on Fox.

Preview: Puerto Rico vs USMNT

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The USMNT prepares to play Puerto Rico with a transition roster and plenty of questions not just for this summer's Copa Centenario.

Soccer News: England’s Football League considers changes

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England's Football League is considering reducing their leagues to 20 clubs each and adding a fourth level in Friday's soccer news.

IFAB works on instant replay

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The International Football Association Board held a press briefing in Amsterdam on Friday to discuss the next stage of instant replay for soccer.

The pain and possibility of the USMNT transition camp

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The USMNT is in a transition camp without its MLS players and with games that count creeping closer on the schedule.

Soccer News: New owners for Aston Villa

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Aston Villa has new ownership pending approval while La Liga decides clubs need to think about the TV product when assigning seats.

Red Bulls beat Chicago

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The New York Red Bulls shutout the Chicago Fire and the Montreal Impact drew at Toronto to open week 12 of the 2016 MLS season.

Soccer TV: Eintracht vs Nurnberg

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Eintracht and Nurnberg open the Bundesliga relegation playoff series and the Liga MX playoffs continue on Thursday's soccer TV schedule.

Gio dos Santos says no to the Copa Centenario

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Gio dos Santos probably didn't please a lot of El Tri fans by opting to stay with the LA Galaxy instead of joining Mexico for the Copa Centenario.

About Atlanta United

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Atlanta United is in a situation familiar to MLS expansion teams, needing to say enough to build interest but not set unrealistic expectations.

Soccer News: Kekuta Manneh wins MLS Player of the Week

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Vancouver's Kekuta Manneh wins the MLS Player of the Week award and there are plenty of profiles of USMNT players in the soccer news update.

Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Sevilla in the Europa League final

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Liverpool and Sevilla meet in the 2015-16 Europa League final and the Liga MX playoffs move to the semifinals on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule.

Soccer News: A Europa League team

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The Europa League final once again calls the purpose of the tournament into question with Sevilla playing for a third consecutive title.

When Red Star Belgrade became champions of Europe

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Red Star Belgrade surprised Europe in 1990-91, winning the last version of the European Cup to use a knockout format.

Klinsmann names 22-player roster for Puerto Rico friendly

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22 USMNT players from European and Liga MX clubs will spend the week training in Miami in advance of a friendly against Puerto Rico.

FIFA being FIFA

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FIFA is looking for a new audit and compliance chairperson after a controversial decision on oversight led to a very public response.

Soccer News: Ibrahimovic in MLS

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his exit from PSG official, with his next stop leading to rumors that he's considering MLS and the LA Galaxy.

MLS Week 11: Altidore injured

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Jozy Altidore injures his hamstring, Colorado goes top of the Western Conference, and NYCFC wins their third game in a row in MLS Week 11.

Howard says goodbye to Everton, Bundesliga finale

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Tim Howard plays his last game for Everton as the Premier League and Bundesliga seasons wind down and the Liga MX playoffs continue.

Does US soccer need American idols?

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A former world soccer star with American experience says what this country needs is its own soccer idols, but is that really true?

Soccer TV: The 2015-16 season finales

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Granada and Barcelona meet in La Liga with Barcelona trying to seal the 2015-16 title and NBC shows all of Sunday's Premier League games.

Soccer News: Montagliani is the new CONCACAF president

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Victor Montagliani is CONCACAF's new president, winning the election by nine votes in Friday's soccer news update.

Stay in line: Players always come second in MLS

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Kei Kamara moving from the Columbus Crew to the New England Revolution raises a tough question over what MLS really wants from its star players.

Soccer News: New manager for Everton

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Everton is reportedly looking for a new manager in Thursday's soccer news, with several candidates already lining up.

Galaxy draw on the road, win at home for FC Dallas

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The Galaxy came back to draw with Philadelphia and FC Dallas picked up another home win to open week 11 of the 2016 MLS season.

Sunderland stays up

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Sunderland saw off relegation with a shutout of Everton and Willaim Yarbrough got the start for Leon in the Liga MX playoffs.

Rivalries are already the story in the Liga MX playoffs

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The Liga MX Clausura quarterfinals highlight two of the biggest rivarlies in the country, with the playoff Clasico Nacional and Regiomontano.

The Kei Kamara controversy

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Kei Kamara openly complaining about a teammate has pulled Columbus into the kind of controversy clubs prefer to keep to themselves.

Soccer News: MLS Player of the Week for Ignacio Piatti

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It's the Player of the Week award for Montreal Impact midfielder Ignacio Piatti and a strange away trip to London for Manchester United.

Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Chelsea

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Liverpool plays Chelsea in the Premier League and the 2016 Clausura playoffs start in Liga MX on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule.

Soccer News: CONCACAF politics

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CONCACAF is electing a president later this week and the two candidates have plans for a region trying to move past scandals.

American owners in the Premier League

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American ownership in the Premier League hasn't looked strong this season, with Aston Villa relegated and Sunderland fighting to stay up.

Soccer News: Changes at UEFA

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Michel Platini lost his appeal to the Court of Arbitration for sport and will officially resign as UEFA president in Monday's soccer news.

MLS Week 11: Montreal takes a point in Columbus

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Montreal used a disagreement over a penalty to stage a comeback at Columbus while several teams picked up shutouts in MLS week 11.

Sunderland beats Chelsea, goal for Bedoya

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Sunderland have two games left and a point separating them from the relegation zone while the Championship season concluded over the weekend.

MLS is at it again with the rivalry games

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DC United and Philadelphia are having a rivalry forced on them at league level, something that speaks to the impatience of MLS.

Soccer TV: Barcelona vs Espanyol

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Barcelona plays Espanyol on Sunday with the top of the La Liga table still unsettled with two games remaining in the season.

La Liga beyond the big three

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Spain's La Liga is very good at producing Champions League and Europa League winners, but that doesn't make it a strong domestic league.

Soccer News: The class of 2016

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The National Soccer Hall of Fame has its Class of 2016 and Liverpool has a chance to qualify for the Champions League in the soccer news.

Soccer TV: Orlando City vs New York Red Bulls

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Orlando City and the Red Bulls play on Friday's soccer TV schedule with Liga MX also in action.

Tough decisions awaiting Klinsmann for Copa Centenario

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Jurgen Klinsmann's 40-player provisional Copa Centenario roster sets up several issues for the coach to decide on when he reduces it to 23.

Soccer News: Another Madrid derby in the Champions League

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The 2015-16 Champions League final is set in Thursday's soccer news update, with Real Madrid advancing to play their city rivals Atletico.

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Soccer TV: Liverpool vs Villarreal

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Liverpool needs a comeback against Villarreal in the Europa League semifinals and Sevilla has the away goals on Thursday's soccer TV schedule.

Mexico in the Copa Centenario and the Olympics

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Mexico National Team coach Juan Carlos Osorio has the players to compete in the Copa Centenario and the Olympics this summer.

Leicester City has nothing to teach American soccer

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Leicester City winning the Premier League is a great story, but it has nothing to do with American professional soccer.

Soccer News: Gleeson wins MLS Player of the Week

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Portland's Jack Gleeson wins MLS Player of the Week and the away goals rule advances Atletico Madrid to the Champions League final.

Soccer TV: Real Madrid vs Manchester City

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Real Madrid and Manchester City meet in the Champions League semifinals with their series scoreless on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule.

The early contenders for the 2016 Supporters’ Shield

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In an MLS season where struggling teams have already turned things around, it's tough to pick a favorite to lift the Supporters' Shield.

Soccer News: Leicester City wins without playing

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Leicester City officially became Premier League champions on Monday and the soccer world responds to that unlikely outcome.

Soccer TV: Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid

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Bayern Munich plays Atletico Madrid on Tuesday's soccer TV schedule trailing by a goal in the Champions League semifinals.

Soccer News: The top of the Premier League

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Manchester United kept Leicester City from winning the Premier League title, but the pressure is on United to catch their city rivals in 4th.

MLS Week 9: Goals for the Red Bulls

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The Red Bulls shutout FC Dallas 4-0 to start Week 9 in MLS, the latest lopsided road loss for the Western Conference team.

Klinsmann names 40-player provisional Copa Centenario roster

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US Soccer submitted the 40-player provisional roster for the Copa Centenario, with the final roster coming from that group of players.

Howard back in goal for Everton

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Tim Howard got the start and the captain's armband for Everton in the roundup of the USMNT results in Europe and Mexico.