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Report: Sunderland, Swansea among teams interested in Williams

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Danny Williams' efforts with Redding are reportedly drawing the interest of severalbigger clubs.

According to the Sunderland Echo, both Sunderland and Newcastle have registered interest in the U.S. Men's National Team midfielder. Swansea and Aston Villa have also been linked with the current Reading midfielder.

Danny Williams accepts three-game ban for scuffle with teammate

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Danny Williams is set to miss some time for Reading FC after engaging in a on-field scuffle with his captain earlier this week.

On Friday, Readingannounced Williams and teammate Paul McShane have accepted three-match bans from the English Football Association for their incident in Tuesday's loss to Middlesbrough.

Danny Williams involved in on-field scuffle with Reading captain

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Danny Williams has done a solid job of frustrating opposing teams throughout his time at Reading, but the U.S. Men's National Team midfielder's most recent target was his own captain.

In Tuesday's match against Middlesbrough, Williams and Reading captainPaul McShane engaged in a small scuffle in what turned out to be a 2-1 loss.

Danny Williams' half-volley shortlisted for English Football League award

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Danny Williams may be known as a defensive midfielder, but one of his goals scored in 2015 is being considered as the best in the English Football League.

Williams' sensational half-volley from the top-right corner of the penalty area on Dec. 20 has made the shortlist for the Football League's Goal of the Year 2015 award.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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Danny Williams and Reading might be facing a really short turnaround, but they have every reason to get up for their next game.

Williams and Reading will continue their dream run in the FA Cup on Friday when they takeonEnglish Premier League side Crystal Palace in a quarterfinals bout at home.

Thriving at Reading, Danny Williams hoping to realize dream of playing in EPL

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Danny Williams is happy. Happy at Reading FC, happy with the Royals' fans, and happy with how he has been playing this season.

That said, he is not opposed to moving outside of his current comfort zoneto accept a new challenge.

Williams has been having a strong season with Reading thus far in the English Championship, as he leads the club in goals scored with five and is a regular starter in its midfield.

SBI Spotlight: Danny Williams hoping career year for club will mean more looks for country

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Danny Williams has been in the U.S. Men's National Team picture for more than four years, but his placein the squad has never really been toosecure and his appearances have been sporadic at best.

Thankfully for him, he is having a career year at Reading that should help his cause.

Most leagues in Europe are past the halfway point in their seasons, and so far one of the biggest American surprises is Williams.

Report: Danny Williams linked to Swansea City move

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Danny Williams has been in fine form for Reading as of late, and the U.S. Men's National Team midfielder has reportedly caught the eye of an English Premier League suitor because of it.

According to Sky Sports, Premier League club Swansea City is reportedly in talks with Reading with regards to the addition of 26-year-old midfielder.

Danny Williams scores in Reading rout of Walsall

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Danny Williams is having quite a year offensively for Reading.

On Saturday, the 26-year-old defensive midfielder scored his sixth goal of the season across all competitions to help Reading progress to the fifth round of the English FA Cup via a 4-0 rout of Walsall.

Williams, who started and played all 90 minutes in midfield, scored when he pounced on aWalsall error in the 75th minute.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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The U.S. Men's National Team will play its first friendly of the new yearin Carson, California, on Sunday, but that is not the only place where we will be able to see Americans in action this weekend.

A full slate of matches involving the foreign-based players is on tap, including in England as the FA Cup gets underway again.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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Danny Williams could not have asked for a much better way to ring in the new year.

Reading snapped a two-game losing streakby beating Bristol City at the death in their first game of 2016 on Saturday, and it was Williams who helped make the difference. Williams assisted onthe winner in the 91st minute of the home game, setting up teammate Nick Blackman for the 1-0 victory that left Royals fans in a frenzy.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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Danny Williams had quite a day onSunday. He not only set a new career highfor goals in a season, but did soin jaw-dropping fashion.

Williams pushed Reading past Blackburn Rovers, 1-0, with a stunning half-volleythat will be added to his career highlight reel.The U.S. Men's National Team midfielder netted for the fourth time this season when he raced onto a bouncing pass just outside of the right part of the penalty area in the 11th minute, and unleashed a ferocious effort that soared over Blackburn goalkeeper Jason Steele and inside the far post.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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Danny Williams may not have been called into the U.S. Men's National Team's most recent camp, but hehelped his cause for inclusion the next time around on Saturday.

Williams scored a well-placed winner in Reading's 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers on Saturday with his third goal of the season.

Williams sets sights for November return from injury

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The target date for Danny Williams' Reading return has been set. It is just not any time soon.

Williams is hoping that by November he will befully recovered from the knee injury that he sustained in March while playing for the U.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Alejandro Bedoya seems to really get up for matches against AS Monaco.

After delivering a strong performance at right wingback vs. the French heavyweights back in the fall, Bedoya found the back of the net playing in a central role in a 3-1 loss on Sunday.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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By FRANCO PANIZO

There are several Americans Abroad match-ups on tap this weekend, but none might be more interesting than than the royal rumble that could take place on Friday night in Mexico.

Puebla will make a visit to Estadio Caliente to take on Club Tijuana in a match thatcould feature up to as many as nine Americans.

Williams returns to Reading with knee problem

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By FRANCO PANIZO

When Danny Williams returned to Reading from U.S. Men's National duty last week, he did so with a bit of a knee issue.

Williams rejoined the Royals last week after making a substitute appearance in the Americans' 2-0 loss to Ukraine, but was held out of the club's 1-1 draw vs.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

After nearly a month of languishing on the bench, Sacha Kljestan made quite the statement in his return to Anderlecht's starting lineup.

A hungry Kljestan showed why he may be deserving of more minutes than he's been receiving as of late by scoring a game-winner and assisting on an insurance goal in Anderlecht's 2-0 triumph vs.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The battle for the final central midfield spots on the U.S. Men's National Team at this summer's World Cup might just come down to the wire.

On the same day that Kyle Beckerman delivered an impressive outing for the U.S. Men's National Team, Danny Williams raised his stock by scoring his first goal in England (and second overall in his career) in Reading's 3-0 victory over Millwall on Saturday.

FA Cup Third Round and Liga MX’s opening weekend

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It was a good weekend for several US National Team players in the Third Round of the FA Cup and Mexico's Clausura begins. Read More

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The final round of 2013 matches in England was a forgettable one for the Americans Abroad.

Only seven players saw time in their respective games this weekend and the one who drew the most attention was Jozy Altidore, though not for positive reasons.

Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Everton finally snapped a winless run at Old Trafford that went back 21 years, and Tim Howard played a big part in making that happen.

Howard was integral to the Toffees picking up their first road victory against Manchester United since 1992, making six saves and opening the door for Bryan Oviedo's late winner in Wednesday's 1-0 win.

Report: Williams returns to practice for Reading after recovering from foot injury

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By FRANCO PANIZO

After nearly two months on the sidelines, Danny Williams has returned to practice for Reading FC.

Williams resumed full training with Reading earlier this week after dealing with a bone bruise in his foot that was sustained in a 1-0 victory over Leeds United on Sept.

Williams comes through with stoppage-time assist as Reading tops Leeds

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You can add Danny Williams to the list of Americans who delivered clutch assists this week.

Williams became the fourth American playing abroad to set up a crucial goal for his club, assisting on Reading's late winner in a 1-0 triumph over Leeds United on Wednesday. Williams found substitute Adam Le Fondre in the 96th minute and the English attacker proceeded to score a dramatic goal that extended Reading's unbeaten streak to three games.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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By FRANCO PANIZO

If you are a U.S. Men's National Team fan hoping to catch a glimpse of the latest dual national willing to represent the United States internationally, this weekend might provide you with just that.

Aron Johannsson and AZ Alkmaar are set to kick off their new Eredivisie campaign on Saturday, as they pay a visit to SC Heerenveen.

United States Men's National Team

Klinsmann wants Euro-based USMNT players to prove their hunger for a World Cup spot

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By DAN KARELL

For many U.S. Men's National Team players, next Wednesday's friendly match represents their final opportunity to make the USA's World Cup squad.

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann included not only a mixture of youth and experience in his 24-man squad for the match against Ukraine, but also players such as Oguchi Onyweu, Tim Ream, Danny Williams, and Juan Agudelo, who have not been consistent players in the National Team program in the past 12 months.

Klinsmann wants Euro-based USMNT players to prove their hunger for a World Cup spot

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By DAN KARELL

For many U.S. Men's National Team players, next Wednesday's friendly match represents their final opportunity to make the USA's World Cup squad.

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann included not only a mixture of youth and experience in his 24-man squad for the match against Ukraine, but also players such as Oguchi Onyweu, Tim Ream, Danny Williams, and Juan Agudelo, who have not been consistent players in the National Team program in the past 12 months.

Reading sign USMNT midfielder Williams

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By DAN KARELL

Danny Williams narrowly avoided relegation with German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim, but it looks like he will be playing second-division soccer somewhere after all.

League Championship side Reading FC has signed the U.S. Men's National Team midfielder, the club announced on Tuesday.

As names start to surface, USMNT roster announcement set for 1pm

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By IVES GALARCEP

The suspense continues to build around the USMNT roster announcement for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico, and now the wait to find out the players on the roster has been extended.

U.S. Soccer will announce the training camp roster at 1pm, with some weekend injuries apparently forcing the team to reconsider options.

Jermaine Jones

US National Team Trains With 24 In Advance of Ukraine Match

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Can Gooch turn back the clock?

Klinsmann with a few surprises for next week's US match.

The roster....

GOALKEEPERS (3): Cody Cropper (Southampton), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton)

DEFENDERS (7): John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Alfredo Morales (Ingolstadt), Oguchi Onyewu (Sheffield Wednesday), Will Packwood (Birmingham City), Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Besiktas), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Brek Shea (Barnsley), Danny Williams (Reading)

FORWARDS (6): Juan Agudelo (Utrecht), Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Julian Green (Bayern Munich), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar)


DC wins US Open Cup, MacMath and Okugo on MLS TOW, Klinsmann hints at roster, more news

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DC pulls a Wigan, wins US Open Cup. MacMAth and Okugo named to MLS Team of the Week. Klinsmann doesn't care about MLS schedule. FIFA likely to delay Qatar decision. More news.

Schalke Win in Europe, Reading in Championship

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Jermaine Jones missed Schalke's group opener in the Champions League and Reading get a late winner in the Championship. Read More

Video: Hilarious Instagram of US National Team Stars Dancing After Training

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Well, social media certainly has its positives. The growth of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have led to more interaction between players and fans over the past couple of years. Never before have the fans been so accessible for some of the world's best players. With just a quick snap of there phone's camera, players everywhere are able to share moments that fans would otherwise never get the chance to see.

USMNT: Klinsmann Emails 23 For Bosnia Friendly

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The US roster to face Pjanic, Dzeko & company...

"Let em play!"

GOALKEEPERS (3): Cody Cropper (Southampton), Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton)

DEFENDERS (7): John Anthony Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC), Michael Orozco Fiscal (Puebla), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg), Tim Ream (Bolton Wanderers)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Danny Williams (Reading)

FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC), Aron Johannsson (AZ Alkmaar), Bobby Wood (1860 Munich)

The skinny:

» Big calls for The Fiscal, Brad Evans and Joe Corona .

Klinsmann’s 23-Man Roster To Face Costa Rica, Mexico

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And there you have it.

No cards and good passes, okay?

Klinsmann's crew to face Costa Rica in Colorado and Mexico at the Aztecz.

Discuss.

G: Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando, Sean Johnson

DEF: Tim Chandler, Geoff Cameron, Omar Gonzalez, Matt Besler, Justin Morrow, Tony Beltran

MF: Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones, Danny Williams, Maurice Edu, Jose Torres, Kyle Beckerman, DaMarcus Beasley, Sacha Kljestan, Brek Shea

FW: Clint Dempsey, Graham Zusi, Eddie Johnson,

STR: Jozy Altidore, Herculez Gomez, Terrence Body


Preview: Weekend German action

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Jermaine Jones hopes to carry over his good play from the previous week, while Fabian Johnson, Danny Williams and Hoffenheim face high-flying Bayern Munich.

Fabian Johnson

Freedom Kicks: D.C. United links for May 28, 2013

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Happy Tuesday, ladies and gentlemen. Have a good Memorial Day weekend? I drank beer and watched sports. So it was like every other day, really.

An inside look at the Richmond Kickers ahead of Tuesday's Open Cup match | D.C. United

I really wish United would just let their loanees/reserve players play for the Kickers.

Preview: Weekend German action

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Fabian Johnson, Danny Williams and Hoffenheim will try to hold onto the playoff spot, while Jermaine Jones and Schalke are in dire straits going to Munich.

The Rest

Danny Williams Moves to Reading

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US National Team player Danny Williams moves from the Bundesliga to England's Championship after signing with Reading. Read More

Preview: Weekend German action

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Michael Parkhurst will make his first start for Augsburg, while Danny Williams could make his 2013 debut for Hoffenheim.