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Bobby Wood returns to training with Hamburg

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After missing the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup qualifiers this month, Bobby Wood is back in training with his club.

Wood returned to training with Hamburg following a lower back injury that has kept him out during the entirety of the international break, per German paper Kicker.

Report: Hamburg set to offer Wood new contract as teams eye release clause

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Bobby Wood is, understandably, a wanted man, and his current club is looking to lock up the forward's future despite the interest from outside parties.

Hamburg sporting director Jens Todt told Bild that there have been no formal or concrete offers for Wood quite yet, but the club is looking to get ahead of the game.

Wood heating up at right time for Hamburg, USMNT

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Bobby Wood admits that Saturday's win came down to a moment of luck, but there's nothing lucky about the form he's in heading into World Cup qualifiers.

The U.S. Men's National Team forward scored an 80th minute game-winning goal on Sunday, leading Hamburg to a vital 2-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.

Americans Abroad Weekend Rewind: Wood, Rubin, Guzan and more

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While a referee strike saw the postponement of Liga MX play, a pair of Americans Abroad made their mark by scoring goals in European action.

Bobby Wood scored the game-winning goal late in Sunday's clash with Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach, leading Hamburg to a 2-1 win that pushes them closer to safety.

Wood scores late winner to lead Hamburg past Borussia Monchengladbach

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With time ticking down, Bobby Wood stepped up, earning his side three points that could be vital in a relegation battle.

Wood scored an 80th minute winner on Sunday, leading Hamburg to a 2-1 win over Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengladbach. With the win, Hamburg moves into a tie on points with 15th- place Werder Bremen although Aron Johannson and co.

Hamburg insistent on keeping Wood despite outside interest

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It's only natural given Bobby Wood's form and the nature of the European transfer market that the U.S. Men's National Team forward is gaining interest from around the continent. Despite the growing attraction to Wood in Europe, his current club is insistent on keeping him past this season.

No specific clubs have been linked with the 24-year-old forward as of now, but another impressive season in front of net has put Wood further into the spotlight, and the light on him could grow if he shines for the USMNT in the coming weeks against Honduras and Panama.

Wood scores as Hamburg falls to Johnson, Borussia Monchengladbach in DFB-Pokal

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Bobby Wood's Hamburg was knocked out of theDFB-Pokal by a fellow American Abroad on Wednesday, but the U.S. Men's National Team forward did fire one final parting gift before departing the German cup competition.

Wood score a late goal on Wednesday as Hamburg fell, 2-1, to Fabian Johnson and Borussia Monchengbladbach.

Report: Bobby Wood day-to-day with thigh injury

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Ahead of this past weekend's match against Freiburg, Bobby Wood was suddenly removed from the Hamburg lineup due to a pre-game injury.

Luckily for Hamburg, and the U.S. Men's National Team, that injury doesn't appear to be too serious.

According to reports out of Germany, Wood's thigh injury likely isn't one that will keep him out for a significant period of time.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Wood, Johnson book spots in German Cup quarterfinals

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A pair of Americans Abroad directly contributed to pushing their sides into the next stage of the German cup on Tuesday.

Bobby Wood's late goal sealed a 2-0 win for Hamburg, helping the struggling Bundesliga club topple FC Cologne to book a spot in the quarterfinal round. Wood's goal, his seventh of the season, was his third finish in six games.

Wood scores as Hamburg tops FC Cologne in DFB-Pokal

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Gideo Jung opened the scoring early to seize control for Hamburg in Tuesday's DFB-Pokal clash with FC Cologne, but it was Bobby Wood who locked up a quarterfinal berth for the struggling Bundesliga side.

Wood's late goal all but sealed a spot in the final eight for Hamburg, who toppled Cologne, 2-0, on Tuesday at theVolksparkstadion.

Bobby Wood scores for Hamburg, Chandler extends contract

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Bobby Wood scored Hamburg's winner and Eintracht announced a new deal with Timmy Chandler prior to their win over Mainz.

Bobby Wood given three-match suspension

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Bobby Wood's recent red card has earned the Hamburg forward a lengthy ban.

The DFB announced on Tuesday that Wood has been suspended three games forviolent conduct after elbowingCologne defender Dominique Heintz. Wood has 24 hours to file an appeal with the federation.

As a result, Wood is set to miss clashes with Borussia Dortmund, Hoffenheim and Werder Bremen.

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Johnson, Chandler, Pulisic and more

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Midweek action proved wildly successful for plenty of Americans Abroad, but now league play returns as matches kick off this weekend.

While Friday's slate is a small one, it does include a Bundesliga clash between Fabian Johnson and Timmy Chandler. Both are entering the weekend in solid form, with Johnson scoring midweek while Chandler continues to shine defensively against Germany's elite.

Bobby Wood hoping to ride momentum of two-goal performance into Bundesliga play

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Bobby Wood and Hamburg needed a match like Tuesday's win overHallescher. Mired in a goal drought that had lasted over a month-and-a-half, Hamburg was in desperate need of a spark.

It came Tuesday, as Wood fired two goals in an eventual 4-0 win over the third-division side. It was Hamburg's first win since an Aug.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Rewind: Wood, Johnson, Wooten score; Carter-Vickers starts and more

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A trio of Americans brought a goalscoring touch to Tuesday's DFB-Pokal action.

Bobby Wood scored a pair of goals while Fabian Johnson and Andrew Wooten also found the back of the net in German cup action. Wood's two goals were his third and fourth of the season, making up nearly all of Hamburg's five goals across all competitions.

Americans Abroad Tuesday Preview: Chandler, Brooks, Wood and more

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Tuesday is a day for cup action, and several American stars may take part in helping their teams advance in domestic competitions.

German soccer headlines a busy day as several Americans face-off in the DFB-Pokal. One of the more in-form players abroad, Timmy Chandler, could be in the lineup for Eintracht Frankfurt for a clash with Alfredo Morales' Ingolstadt, while John Brooks and Fafa Picault may collide with Hertha Berlin takes on St.

Americans Abroad: Bobby Wood scores his second Bundesliga goal

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Bobby Wood is on a roll, having carried over his excellent Copa America form into continued stellar play for club and country. Fresh off solid showings in World Cup qualifying, Wood returned to German side Hamburg and continued his goal-scoring ways.

Wood scored his second goal in as many matches for the German club, beating Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno to a ball before slotting into an open net.

Bobby Wood scores stellar goal in Bundesliga debut

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Bobby Wood made the jump up to the German Bundesliga this summer, and his debut suggests he is ready for the leap.

The U.S. national team striker scored in his first Bundesliga match, netting the opening goal in Hamburg's 1-1 draw with FC Ingolstad on Saturday.

Wood, who scored 17 goals for Union Berlin in the 2 Bundesliga last season, raced onto a long goal kick and outmuscled his mark before blasting an 18-yard shot inside the near post.

Americans Abroad: Monday Rewind

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Bobby Wood's competitive debut with Hamburg was a successful one, even if the forward could not etch his name on the scoresheet.

In DFB-Pokal action, Hamburg topped FSV Zwickau, 1-0, on a 70th minute finish fromAlen Halilovic. Wood, whostarted Monday's match and played the complete 90 minutes, nearly scored his first goal for the club in the 75th minute, but saw his shot from the center of the box denied by the post.

Americans Abroad: Monday Preview

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After a busy weekend that featured plenty of Americans in action, Monday sees several big-name stars return to the field.

Headlining Monday's schedule is a series of matchups in the DFB-Pokal as a group of Americans look to continue through Germany's domestic cup. Christian Pulisic will be in the squad for Borussia Dortmund's meeting with fourth-division Eintracht Trier, while Bobby Wood will make his competitive debut in Hamburg's match againstFSV Zwickau.

United States Men's National Team

Who should the USMNT start vs. Honduras?

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Friday's World Cup qualifier is all but a must-win for the U.S. Men's National Team. After sputtering through the opening two matches of the Hexagonal round, the U.S. faces a colossal challenge on Friday as the team looks to right the ship against Honduras.

In any scenario, a World Cup qualifier in CONCACAF is tough, but making Friday all the more difficult are a slew of notable absences.

SBI Question of the Day: Which position is biggest concern for USMNT heading into March qualifiers?

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Bruce Arena's roster has been ravaged by injuries as World Cup qualifiers loom. Several players, most of which were presumed starters, will not be joining camp as the U.S. Men's National Team faces a pair of vital World Cup qualifiers.

Naturally, there are some concerns.

Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin headline the notable injury absences for the U.

Kljestan, Besler added to USMNT roster, Wood out with injury

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A few days after losing Fabian Johnson to an injury for the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama, the U.S. Men's National Team was forced to drop another German-based start from its roster.

U.S. Soccer announced on Sunday that Bobby Wood was removed from the roster due to a back injury.

Match report: USMNT 6-0 St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Bobby Wood owned the first half then substitutes Sacha Kljestan and Christian Pulisic dominated the second frame as the USMNT crushed St. Vincent & the Grenadines in Kingstown, St. Vincent Friday afternoon.

Altidore, Wood ready to step up and lead USMNT attack in Dempsey's absence

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Foreach of the pastseveral tournaments, the U.S. Men's National Team has had to cope without Jozy Altidore. As hamstring injury after hamstring injury knocked the forward out of big game after big game, the U.S. leaned heavily on Clint Dempsey to provide the goals needed to lift the U.S. through major competitions.

SBI USMNT Man of the Match: Bobby Wood

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The goal never came for the U.S. Men's National Team on Saturday night, but it was Bobby Wood who was consistently the USMNT's best chance at finding one.

Wood led the way with five shots for the USMNT while proving to be the most dangerous player on the field for Jurgen Klinsmann's side, earning honors as SBI USMNT Man of the Match in Saturday's 1-0 loss to Colombia.

Jones, Wood suspensions upheld despite U.S. Soccer protest

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It wasn't likely that it would be granted, but the U.S. Men's National Team gave it a shot.

With both Bobby Wood and Jermaine Jones suspendedheading into the USMNT's Copa America Centenario semifinal meeting against Argentina, U.S. Soccer's attempt at appealing the bans has been denied.

Philadelphia Union

Bobby Wood injured, Messi brace and European recap: Brotherly Game Daily Links 3/20/17

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Spring hopes eternal, as do the links.

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AFP

Wood’s winner sustains Hamburg’s revival

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Berlin (AFP) – US international Bobby Wood scored Hamburg’s winner on Sunday as their revival continued with a 2-1 comeback victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Hamburg, the Bundesliga’s only ever-present side since its inception in 1963-64, have picked up 13 points in their last six games under Markus Gisdol.

Wood’s winner sustains Hamburg’s revival

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Berlin (AFP) – US international Bobby Wood scored Hamburg’s winner on Sunday as their revival continued with a 2-1 comeback victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Hamburg, the Bundesliga’s only ever-present side since its inception in 1963-64, have picked up 13 points in their last six games under Markus Gisdol.

Bayern’s Hummels limps off ahead of Atletico clash

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich suffered an injury scare ahead of their midweek Champions League clash at Atletico Madrid when Germany defender Mats Hummels picked up a knee injury against Hamburg on Saturday.

Hummels was hurt in the first half of Saturday's Bundesliga encounter after landing awkwardly on his right knee having challenged for the ball with Hamburg's US international striker Bobby Wood.

Bayern’s Hummels limps off ahead of Atletico clash

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Berlin (AFP) Bayern Munich suffered an injury scare ahead of their midweek Champions League clash at Atletico Madrid when Germany defender Mats Hummels picked up a knee injury against Hamburg on Saturday.

Hummels was hurt in the first half of Saturday's Bundesliga encounter after landing awkwardly on his right knee having challenged for the ball with Hamburg's US international striker Bobby Wood.

United States

United States-Argentina: Copa America Semifinal Lineups, Match Details

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This is not the lineup we were hoping for, but John Brooks and the US defense are ready for Argentina either way.

In the days leading up to today's semifinal, most of the talk was about Jurgen Klinsmann and his lineup for the United States. With three key players in Bobby Wood, Alejandro Bedoya and Jermaine Jones suspended, would the US head coach opt for youth or experience.

Let’s Watch Some Soccer: Day Who-Cares-It’s-USA-vs-Argentina

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The Euros are still grinding on as the group stages wrap up, but the main event today for most of us can only be one thing: the United States vs. Argentina in the semifinals of the Copa America.

With the greatest player in the world, Lionel Messi (Sorry, Christiano Ronoldo), on one side — plus some other pretty good players — and a depleted but organized USA on the other, tonight's match has all the makings of a slaughter.

United States 2, Ecuador 1 - US Survives To Earn Semifinals Berth

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Goals from Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes gave the US enough of a cushion to survive a late Ecuador surge in the second half as each side finished with ten players.

For the first hour of the game, the United States seemed very well in control of their quarterfinal match with Ecuador.

Gyasi Zardes had just doubled the US lead 65th minute, but with both teams down to 10 men, Ecuador stormed back with a late flurry and a Michael Arroyo goal in the 74th as the Americans defeated Ecuador 2-1 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle to advance to the Copa America 2016 semifinals.

United States vs. Ecuador recap: Close 2-1 win sends the Yanks to the semis

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Clint Dempsey named man of the match after his goal and assist to lead the US into the semifinals

The United States came into Thursday's quarterfinal matchup with Ecuador hoping to continue the form they attained in the latter parts of the group stages, and Jurgen Klinsmann only made one change to the lineup he'd been using all tournament.

The Rest

Clint Dempsey may have to start in must-win World Cup qualifier

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Bobby Wood's injury has left Bruce Arena with some tough choices.

Clint Dempsey's status within the United States national team has been on quite a roller-coaster over the past few months.

First we expected Dempsey to at least get invited to January camp. After it was revealed he'd stay with the Sounders, head coach Bruce Arena strongly hinted that the USMNT would be playing the upcoming World Cup qualifiers without their second-leading all-time scorer.

Some Soccer News for Dec 20, 2016

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Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/21/16

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