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Clarence Goodson likely to miss remainder of 2016 season

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Despite his best efforts to get on the field again this season, it appears San Jose Earthquakes defender Clarence Goodson will miss the remainder of the 2016 MLS season.

The veteran centerback announced via social media that he will undergo surgery on Thursday to repair a herniated disk in his back, likely ending his season after making just two appearances for the Earthquakes.

Match Day 8: Heading to Unfriendly Confines

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Sporting KC return to the field tomorrow afternoon in San Jose in an attempt to end their two game losing streak. After a 3-0 start to the season, KC has just won one of their last four games to drop them to 4-3 on the season. They'll now travel to some very unfriendly confines at Avaya Stadium. Kansas City has had very little success away from home against the Earthquakes outside of Kansas City in their history, especially over the last 16 years.

SBI Spotlight: Clarence Goodson eager to teach, ready to perform

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Clarence Goodson has enjoyed a long and successful career, but is not ready to end it just yet.

He's played abroad and competed in a handful of international friendlies and competitions for the U.S. Men's National Team. Overall, he's been capped 46 times and made the 2010 U.

Clarence Goodson | Episode 412

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San Jose Earthquakes and U.S. National Team center back, Clarence Goodson discusses his preparations for the World Cup, MLS, team photos, and more.

Clarence Goodson | Episode 412

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San Jose Earthquakes and U.S. National Team center back, Clarence Goodson discusses his preparations for the World Cup, MLS, team photos, and more.

US preliminary World Cup roster set - MLS takes the next step with $720m tv deal

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Jurgen Klinsmann named the 30 man preliminary roster for the upcoming World Cup. The final roster will be pared down to 23 by June 2. As expected Nick Rimando beat out Sean Johnson for the third 'keeper spot. Players begin reporting to camp in Palo Alto, California on Wednesday. Here's the complete roster: GOALKEEPERS (3):Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) DEFENDERS (11): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Timmy Chandler (Nürnberg), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC) MIDFIELDERS (10): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Jermaine Jones (Besiktas), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City) FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes) MLS and USSF ink new tv deal with ESPN, Fox, & Univision It's been talked about for months but the deal is finally official.

What They’re Saying: #SJvNE

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With Saturday'sclash betweenthe New England Revolution (0-2-1,1 point)andSan Jose Earthquakes (1-0-1,4 point)atvenerable Buck Shaw Stadiumonly hours away, let's take one last look at what the coaches and players were saying in the days leading up to it.

The US Roster To Face Mexico: The Last Ride for Edu

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GOALKEEPERS (3): Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Orozco (Puebla), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

FORWARDS (4): Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Eddie Johnson (D.

Shane O’Neill & 25 Others Called Into Camp Klinsmann

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Come on down the Rapids. Well deserved for outlaw Shane.

Shane O'Neill, Eric Alexander, Luis Gil... Yedlin. Nice work Herr Klinsinator.

UScamp opens January 6th in California and jumps midstream to Sao Paulo through the 25th and then finishes up back at the Artist Formerly Known as HDC in early February.

Wondolowski goal sends Earthquakes through to CCL quarterfinals

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The San Jose Earthquakes' MLS season may be all but finished, but theirCONCACAF Champions League dream is still alive thanks to another heroic goal from Chris Wondolowski.

Wondolowski helped the Earthquakes advanced to the quarterfinals of the competition on Wednesday night, scoring a second-half winner in a 1-0 victory over Guatemalan outfit CD Heredia in their group-stage finale at Buck Shaw Stadium.

Cooper looking forward to seeing former FCD teammate Goodson again

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Tonight's visit from San Jose will mark the return to Frisco for several former FC Dallas players who now play for the Earthquakes, players like speedy Honduran midfielder Marvin Chavez and center back Clarence Goodson.

But while Chavez, who played for FCD from 2009 through 2011, has been back with the Quakes to face his former side on several occasions, this will be the first trip back to Frisco for Goodson, who played for Dallas between 2004 and 2007.

Sporting KC Continue Winless Run in San Jose

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Sporting Kansas City will have to wait another couple years before they get the chance to end their long winless record in San Jose. Last night, Sporting KC fell to the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 at Buck Shaw Stadium, extending their winless run to 0-11-5 in league and playoff games in San Jose since their last win in 2000.

Bernardez, Lenhart lifts Earthquakes past Timbers

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BY MIKE DONOVAN

Coming into Saturday night, the host San Jose Earthquakes had never beaten the Portland Timbers in a MLS match.

That all changed Saturday night as Steven Lenhart and Victor Bernardez delivered a pair of second-half goals to give the Earthquakes a 2-1 victory and extend their home unbeaten streak to nine straight games.

U.S. Veterans Goodson, Bocanegra Return to MLS

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Two veteran U.S. center backs have returned to Major League Soccer in hopes of being selected for the World Cup squad next summer. Clarence Goodson, 31, signed with the San Jose Earthquakes last week, while Carlos Bocanegra, 34, will play [...]

Clarence Goodson returns to MLS, signs with San Jose

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Former FC Dallas defender Clarence Goodson, who appeared in 74 games for FCD between 2004 and 2007, is returning to MLS with the San Jose Earthquakes. Here's the official story on the return of "Snacks" from the league's official site.

Goodson, now 31, was the seventh overall pick in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft as a Project-40 player and was a regular at center back for most of his time with FCD under Mike Jeffries, Colin Clark and Steve Morrow.

San Jose Signs Clarence Goodson

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The San Jose Earthquakes announced Friday that the club has signed U.S. Men's National Team center back Clarence Goodson.

I'll stress this important note right from the start, theydid not sign him through allocation,instead through his player rights that they held from drafting him in the 2007 expansion draft.

United States Men's National Team

Union know the way in San Jose, fan vote opens today, USA v Brazil, more

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A closer look at the USMNT depth chart: Centerbacks

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By DAN KARELL

For the first time since 1998, the U.S. Men's National Team could head into the World Cup with no starting experience from their centerback pair.

The duo of Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez have entrenched themselves as USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's starting defenders, having stayed as the preferred pairing since the infamous snow game victory in Colorado against Costa Rica in March 2013.

A closer look at the USMNT depth chart: Centerbacks

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By DAN KARELL

For the first time since 1998, the U.S. Men's National Team could head into the World Cup with no starting experience from their centerback pair.

The duo of Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez have entrenched themselves as USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's starting defenders, having stayed as the preferred pairing since the infamous snow game victory in Colorado against Costa Rica in March 2013.

Cut Down To Size

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That size being 22, to be exact.G - Bill Hamid (DC United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)D - Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Harrington (Portland Timbers), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders)M - Eric Alexander (New York Red Bulls),

DC previews, adjustments, helmets, USA notes, and more

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News and previews ahead of Saturday's game in DC. Helmets for Princeton school district soccer players. News and Notes ahead of USA v Jamaica. Champions League to be replaced? More news.

U.S. vs. Mexico World Cup Qualifying Preview: 4 Talking Points and 3 Keys to Victory

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After disappointing losses on Friday for both the United States and Mexico, the two sworn enemies come face to face Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio in a FIFA World Cup Qualifying game where both teams will want to win for very different reasons.

Here's what has changed since last week:

1.

“Not good enough”: reaction to Union loss in San Jose, US looks ahead to Mexico, more news

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Hackworth blasts Union showing in against the Earthquakes. US brings in reinforcements to face Mexico as it looks to rebound from Friday's qualifier loss to Costa Rica. More news.

Goodson, Corona headline list of USMNT replacements for Mexico qualifier

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By IVES GALARCEP

The rash of yellow cards that led to a handful of suspensions on the U.S. Men's National Team for Tuesday's match vs. Mexico forced Jurgen Klinsmann to call in reinforcements and he wasn't shy about calling the cavalry.

Joe Corona, Jose Torres, Clarence Goodson and Brad Davis have been called in as replacements for the team, stepping in for suspended regulars Jozy Altidore, Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron, as well as injured star midfielder Michael Bradley, who has officially been ruled out of the Mexico match.

The After Bar: USMNT 6 - Guatemala

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Landon Donovan is back. Times two. And a whole lot of other players, too, as the United States national team rolled over Guatemala, 6-0, in their Gold Cup warm up.

The USMNT opens up Gold Cup play against Belize from Portland, Oregon.

Herculez Gomez (42nd minute)

Landon Donovan (50th minute)

Chris Wondolowski (71st minute)

Landon Donovan (72nd minute)

Clarence Goodson (84th minute)

Alejandro Bedoya (88th minute)

Analysis from some of American soccer's best writers:

Matthew Doyle (MLSSoccer.

Getting ready for Vancouver, Wheeler “an option” without Casey, Daniel ready, more.

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USMNT 3, Honduras 1: SBI Player Grades

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BY IVES GALARCEP

Landon Donovan turned in yet another outstanding Gold Cup performance, but there were some new faces among the U.S. Men's National Team's list of top contributors in Wednesday's 3-1 win vs. Honduras.

Alejandro Bedoya enjoyed a standout evening, delivering a pair of assists and being an overall pest on the wings for the Honduran defense.

USMNT: Stars in Stripes

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Making it rain in Baltimore. (image: theoriginalwinger.com)

OTF's Austin Fido returns to review another rollicking episode of USMNT's Gold Cup campaign...

USMNT jackhammered El Salvador in Baltimore.Seventy percent of possession. Fourteen shots on target. Five goals.

US MNT Advance to CONCACAF Semifinals

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Springfield, MO- The Springfield Chapter of the American Outlaws will be gathered at Ry-Macs this Wednesday July 24, at 6 pm CT to watch the US Men's National Team in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semi Final match. The US MNT advanced to the semi final round with a 5-1 win against El Salvador.

Moving On

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Landon Donovan scored and assisted three times in a dominant performance from the U.S., who won handily over El Salvador 5-1. (Photo: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz)

The U.S. Men's National Team comfortably cruised into the CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinals with a 5-1 win over El Salvador on Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md.

SBI USMNT Man of the Match: Landon Donovan

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By IVES GALARCEP

BALTIMORE The day before the U.S. Men's National Team faced El Salvador in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals, the one name continually repeated by Salvadorans when asked which American worried them the most was Landon Donovan.

The U.S. all-time leader in goals and assists showed just why on Saturday, delivering a goal and having a hand in three others to lead the U.

VIDEO :: Alexandria, VA native Clarence Goodson discusses his Gold Cup goal

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Check out USMNT player and Virginia native Clarence Goodson discuss his Gold Cup goal:


The Wikipedia page of Clarence Goodson says he was born in Alexandria, Virginia, Goodson attended Annandale High School his freshman and sophomore seasons before moving to Wilbert Tucker Woodson High School.

USMNT: Guatemala Get A Mauling

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Up and running. (photo: soccerbyives.net)

Contributor Austin Fido sat down to write a quick review of USMNT's 6-0 drubbing of Guatemala, but ended up with a song of praise to Landon Donovan...

That's what friendlies are for.

Klinsi's B-team found an A-game in San Diego.

Michael Bradley

The US and the 2010 World Cup

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Our series on the US at the World Cup continues with a look at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

TSG’s Best USMNT 30-Man Roster Guess

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Fab J Key in his versatility.

Here's our 30 and our 23 for now. Short, sweet.

G (3): Tim Howard, Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando

DEF (7): Geoff Cameron, Omar Gonzalez, Clarence Goodson, Matt Besler, DaMarcus Beasley, Michael Parkhurst, Brad Evans

CM (4): Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones, Maurice Edu, Kyle Beckerman

MF (6): Clint Dempsey, Graham Zusi, Landon Donovan, Fabian Johnson, Ale Bedoya, Julian Green

FWD (3): Jozy Altidore, Eddie Johnson, Aron Johannsson

The 30:

DEF: John Brooks, Oguchi Onyewu, Tim Chandler

MID: Mix Diskerud, Danny Williams

FWD: Terrence Boyd,Chris Wondolowski

Have at it.

USA vs. Mexico lineup: United States scrambles for replacements against El Tri

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As if the 3-1 loss to Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying was not enough, the game resulted in a number of players for the United States being either injured or suspended for the even more critical match against Mexico. Michael Bradley was injured in warmups, Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron both picked up yellow cards and are suspended, and Jozy Altidore is both injured and suspended.

The Rest

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Montreal loss sets up big game on Saturday, Le Toux availability “doesn’t look great,” WC seeds, more

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Montreal's loss to LA raises the stakes for Saturday's game against the Union. Le Toux availability in doubt. Underdogging. More press conference news. WC seeds announced. More.

Gold Cup Recap and Reaction: USMNT Ease Past El Salvador

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The USMNT continued their impressive run of form on Sunday night in Baltimore, dominating their way to a 5-1 victory over El Salvador in the Gold Cup Quarterfinals. Although technically a home match for Jurgen Klinsmann's squad, the M&T Bank Stadium crowd appeared to be predominantly El Salvador supporters, which created quite a hostile environment throughout the match.