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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.

Fab in vain

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Fabian Johnson scored his second goal of the season in the 59th minute of Hoffenheim's 1-2 loss at home against Bayer Leverkusen. The loss keeps Hoffeheim in 16th in the Bundesliga. Johnson came off in the 83rd for Takshi Usami and Danny Williams was an unused sub. Nice deflected strike though: Hoffenheim - Bayer Leverkusen 1-2 25.

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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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.

Honduras 2, USA 1: SBI’s Player Grades

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By IVES GALARCEP

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras It was an ugly team effort by the U.S. Men's National Team, and trying to find bright spots is one of the tougher tasks you will undergo in the wake of Wednesday's 2-1 World Cup qualifying loss to Honduras.

Who should the USMNT start vs. Honduras?

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By IVES GALARCEP

MIAMI Now that we know who has been called into U.S. Men's National Team camp, it is time to start thinking about which 11 players Jurgen Klinsmann will call on to take the field in San Pedro Sula to face Honduras on Wednesday.

The Hexagonal World Cup Qualifying opener will be a stiff test, and Klinsmann is sure to turn to his veterans to try and grab a result in Central America.

Mixx to the Rescue

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Second-half substitute Mikkel Diskerud rescued the United States with a stoppage time blast en route to a2-2draw against Russiain Krasnador, Russia on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old midfielder, who came on in the 86th minute, ripped a shot from outside the area that bounced inside the far post in the 93rd minute.

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.

US Getting Ready For Honduras

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U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann looks ahead to the first game of the final round of World Cup Qualifying, and discusses some of the challenges the team will face going up against Honduras.

No real surprises in Klinsmann squad for Honduras. It's a squad heavy on European-based players that is led by veterans Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley.

Besler, Torres and Kljestan among 24 players called into USMNT camp ahead of Honduras qualifier

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By IVES GALARCEP

Veterans Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley headline the U.S. Men's National Team roster chosen to travel to San Pedro Sula ahead of Wednesday's vital World Cup qualifying clash against Honduras, a roster heavy on European-based players.

Graham Zusi, Eddie Johnson and Matt Besler headline a contingent of seven MLS-based players.

More on Pfeffer loan, MLS news, rankings, ratings, is it 2013 yet?

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Yanks Abroad confirms Union have already picked up the 2014 option on Pfeffer's contract. Eastern PA USOC qualification recap. MLS Cup Final viewership numbers. Will Messi break Muller's record today? More.

USA vs Russia – Wednesday on ESPN2

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Jozy Altidore vs Mexico

The U.S. Men's National Team, fresh off its Group A victory in the Semifinal Round of 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying, will travel to Russia for an international friendly on Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Krasnodar for the final match of the 2012 campaign.

Kickoff at Kuban Stadium is set for 7 p.

The US Roster To Face-Off With Russia In The Cold

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The US plays Russia Wednesday morning.

This morning finally Jurgen Klinsmann saw fit to tell the US fans who was playing.

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The camp participants are:

Welcome back guys!

GOALKEEPERS (3):Tim Howard (Everton), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (6):Carlos Bocanegra (Racing Santander), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Timmy Chandler (Nuremberg), Maurice Edu (Stoke City), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim)

MIDFIELDERS (7):Michael Bradley (Roma), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Joshua Gatt (Molde), Joe Gyau (Hoffenheim), Jermaine Jones (Schalke 04), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim)

FORWARDS (4):Juan Agudelo (Chivas USA), Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Herculez Gomez (Santos Laguna)


Sean Johnson Again Named To USMNT Roster vs. Russia

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It nice to see that Sean still seems to be the preferred young goalkeeper at this point in Jurgen's mind. While he likely won't get any playing time, every international cap he can get is valuable experience. Getting to work with Tim Howard can only be a positive learning experience in my mind. Check out the full story if you want here.

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.

Preview: Weekend German action

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Tim Chandler is cleared to play for Nurnberg on their visit to Dortmund, while Danny Williams is set to make his first start of the year for Hoffenheim.

Preview: Weekend German action

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Danny Williams may start at centerback once again for Hoffenheim, while Bobby Wood will need to step up even more for the Lions without their captain and leading scorer.

Preview: Weekend German action

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[b]Timmy Chandler and Nuremberg have a tough matchup against Bayern Munich, while Danny Williams, Fabian Johnson and Hoffenheim look to spoil the debut of Wolfsburg's new coach.