Gold Cup

United States Men's National Team

Bruce Arena resigns as USMNT coach

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Bruce Arena's time as U.S. Men's National Team coach is finished.

U.S. Soccer announced on Friday that Arena has resigned from his job following the team's World Cup elimination. As of now, no replacement has been officially named.

Arena took charge of the USMNT back in January following Jurgen Klinsmann's dismissal two games into the Hexagonal.

Projecting the USMNT September World Cup qualifying roster

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Following this summer's Gold Cup triumph, the U.S. Men's National Team now looks ahead to World Cup qualifying, and Bruce Arena faces some decisions due to some injury issues.

The U.S. is set to face off against Costa Rica on Sept. 1 in the return of World Cup qualifying before visiting Honduras four days later.

The tenacious simplicity of Bruce Arena wins again

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By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 28, 2017) US Soccer Players - The USMNT are Gold Cup champions for a sixth time. It's an accomplishment to celebrate, regardless of the misgivings surrounding this tournament. That much was clear to see on the faces of US players young and old as they hoisted CONCACAF's hulking hardware at Levi's Stadium late Wednesday night.

Bruce Arena relishes another Gold Cup win while looking ahead to next USMNT challenge

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Bruce Arena is no stranger to lifting trophies. He's lifted five MLS Cups, three Supporters' Shields, a U.S. Open Cup and a CONCACAF Champions Cup. Even before Wednesday night's finale, he'd lifted a pair of Gold Cup trophies during his first stint as U.

Michael Bradley wins Golden Ball, six USMNT players in Gold Cup Best XI

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After winning Wednesday's tournament final, the U.S. Men's National Team earned plenty of honors in the 2017 Gold Cup.

Midfielder Michael Bradley took home the Golden Ball as tournament MVP. He was called into the group stage and played all 270 minutes of the knockout rounds.

Gold Cup final: USMNT 2 – Jamaica 1

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There was a trophy to play for at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday. Jaamica faced an early issue when their goalkeeper and captain Andre Blake suffered a hand injury. Blake had to sub out in the 22nd minute with backup Dwayne Miller replacing him. Jamaica almost made it out of the half with the game scoreless.

U.S. Wins Gold Cup on Late Goal

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The United States claimed their first CONCACAF Gold Cup title since 2013 on the back of a late Jordan Morris goal, which sealed a 2-1 win over Jamaica in Wednesday's tournament final at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif.

In the waning stages of a 1-1 match, Morris ripped a loose ball amid a scramble that found the back of the net in the 89th minute.

USMNT vs. Jamaica: Live Commentary

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Wednesday night provides a chance at a trophy, but the U.S. Men's National Team will have to overcome a familiar foe to win this summer's Gold Cup.

Jamaica awaits in Wednesday's Gold Cup finale as the USMNT looks to continue the team's ongoing 13-game unbeaten run.

Your USMNT Line-Up v Jamaica

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The answer to the $64,000 question? Yep, Clint Dempsey will remain a super-sub for this one. Frankly, considering Jamaica's strengths and how the USMNT struggled to mount a real final third attack before he entered the semifinal, I don't get it. Or Graham Zusi starting, for that matter. These two decisions concern me a bit, but I still think the boys should be able to pull this one out in the

MLS promotes the Gold Cup by promoting itself

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 26, 2017) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer has always ALWAYS tied its identity to the United States Men's National Team. This goes back to the earliest days of the league. Much of its early star power came from the American heroes of 1994. MLS has made the most of the involvement of players from its ranks in the international fortunes of the USA.

Who Should the USMNT Start vs. Jamaica?

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One final test stands between the U.S. Men's National Team and a Gold Cup trophy. It's not the test that many expected, but it is one that will challenge the USMNT throughout Wednesday's finale.

After toppling Costa Rica in Saturday's semifinal, the USMNT faces another familiar foe in Wednesday's final: Jamaica.

Preview: USMNT vs Jamaica

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By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (July 24, 2017) US Soccer Players – This summer's edition of the Gold Cup has been a strange one. Favorites such as the United States and Mexico, who fielded a B team, had struggled big time during much of the tournament. CONCACAF had egg on its face following the incident with French Guiana fielding Florent Malouda knowing he was ineligible.

Gold Cup: Costa Rica 0 – USMNT 2

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The USMNT booked their spot in the 2017 Gold Cup final with a key substitution and a regular putting the ball into the back of the net. A scoreless first-half saw the USMNT with the bulk of possession but nothing to show for it. Costa Rica had their chances in the second-half, pushing the USMNT for a response.

Your USMNT Line-Up v Costa Rica

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First off, please forgive my silence that past week or so - been battling a lovely case of acute tonsillitis and trying to avoid surgery. Now to tonight's man event a ka the "ish gets real" semifinal match against a nearly-full strength Ticos side. We have a few back line changes and a couple on the flanks.

Fixing the Gold Cup

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The Gold Cup is the premier competition for CONCACAF supremacy. It does little to further the US Men's National Team's international agenda, however, and getting "results" in the competition have little impact results in subsequent World Cups.

Worst Gold Cup ever?

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By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 21, 2017) US Soccer Players - Like many readers, your correspondent has grown up in a sustained era of soccer's growth in North America. Every year the game grows bigger and more popular than the last, it seems, leading us to take for granted that the future will be brighter than the past.

Who Should the USMNT start vs. Costa Rica?

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Just days after a Gold Cup quarterfinal that had a tournament's worth of nonsense, the U.S. Men's National Team is faced with a major step up in competition with a spot in the tournament final on the line.

After toppling a hungry El Salvador team, 2-0, the USMNT moves on to face Costa Rica on Saturday in the Gold Cup semifinal.

United States

Jordan Morris is finally scoring again for Seattle, even if he doesn’t have to

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With Will Bruin and Clint Dempsey in such good form, Morris' role on the wing is about more than just goals

TUKWILA, Wash. — When Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris returned from Gold Cup duty with the United States, the hope was that his excellent USMNT form would carry over to his club form.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The USMNT will have to deliver their best game in this tournament to beat the Ticos tonight in Texas

It's been a strange Gold Cup for the United States, who have not managed to impress but are nonetheless in the semifinal facing Costa Rica. Despite the biting and nipple-twisting of the quarterfinal, the USMNT didn't have to expend too much of themselves to beat El Salvador, and outside of a few minutes against Martinique they've not truly been tested.

Major League Soccer

Match preview: Philadelphia Union vs. FC Dallas

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In desperate need of three points, the Union will face off against one of MLS' best: FC Dallas. PSP gets you ready for what's to come this Saturday.

MLS and Gold Cup overshadowed by successful International Champions Cup

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This summer has been another win-win for soccer in the United States, but should we be surprised?

It seems that every summer in the United States is now positioned as “the summer of soccer,” and this year’s edition was no exception as many of the best clubs from around the world descended on the United States.

MLS and Gold Cup overshadowed by successful International Champions Cup

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This summer has been another win-win for soccer in the United States, but should we be surprised?

It seems that every summer in the United States is now positioned as “the summer of soccer,” and this year’s edition was no exception as many of the best clubs from around the world descended on the United States.

Who won the 2017 summer of soccer?

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By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (July 31, 2017) US Soccer Players – You would never think we were in the midst of any sort of a summer break with all the soccer played in July. Europe's major domestic competitions may be in the midst of preseason, but friendlies between top clubs kept interest going.

Jamaica

2017 Gold Cup Match Recap: USA 2, Jamaica 1

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The USMNT lifted their sixth Gold Cup on Wednesday night

The United States Men's National Team won the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Wednesday night after defeating Jamaica in dramatic fashion, 2-1, with a late Jordan Morris winner at Levi's Stadium.

The USA won its sixth Gold Cup, and trails only Mexico, who has won the continental competition seven times.

USA wins Gold Cup 2017 on Jordan Morris strike

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Dempsey "only" collects a game-winning assist.

The only United States player that appeared in every Gold Cup match, Jordan Morris pounced on a his opportunity to cap his tournament off. His 88' strike broke a 1-1 tie and gave the USMNT a sixth Gold Cup, as they beat Jamaica 2-1. Clint Dempsey assisted on the winner, his second third of the tournament.

USMNT claim 6th Gold Cup title with late 2-1 win over Jamaica

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Jordan Morris scored a 88th minute winner for USA

After plenty of recent late game heroics during the 2017 edition of the Gold Cup, the final between the USA and Jamaica proved no different, with Jordan Morris scoring the winner in the 88th minute, as the USA defeated Jamaica 2-1. Jozy Altidore's free kick to end the first half was canceled out by Je-Vaughn Watson five minutes into the second half.

USA vs. Jamaica, live stream: Time, TV channel, and how to watch Gold Cup Final online

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The Gold Cup Final pits a favored United States team taking on Jamaica who are looking to follow up their upset of Mexico with a title

Three Big Storylines:
  1. The United States put together easily their best performance of the Gold Cup in their decisive 2-0 win over Costa Rica in the semi-final.

Where to find USA vs. Jamaica Gold Cup Final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Jamaica in the Gold Cup final, you’ve come to the right place.

After defeating Costa Rica 2-0 in the semi-final, the US will battle Jamaica tonight in the final of the 2017 Gold Cup. Bruce Arena’s team is just 90 minutes away from lifting the Gold Cup.

Where to find USA vs. Jamaica Gold Cup Final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch USA vs. Jamaica in the Gold Cup final, you’ve come to the right place.

After defeating Costa Rica 2-0 in the semi-final, the US will battle Jamaica tonight in the final of the 2017 Gold Cup. Bruce Arena’s team is just 90 minutes away from lifting the Gold Cup.

USA vs. Jamaica Gold Cup final preview, TV times and team news

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The theme for the US throughout most of this Gold Cup was that they needed to start playing much better if they wanted to win the whole thing. Well, the competition got tougher in the semi-finals and the US played their best game of the tournament, defeating Costa Rica 2-0 to advance to a record 10th Gold Cup final.

USA vs. Jamaica Gold Cup final preview, TV times and team news

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The theme for the US throughout most of this Gold Cup was that they needed to start playing much better if they wanted to win the whole thing. Well, the competition got tougher in the semi-finals and the US played their best game of the tournament, defeating Costa Rica 2-0 to advance to a record 10th Gold Cup final.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Jamaica

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The 2017 Gold Cup final is on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule. The USMNT gets a rematch against the team that knocked them out at the semifinal stage at the last Gold Cup. Also on American soccer TV, plenty of options from super club friendlies.

USMNT vs Jamaica in the 2017 Gold Cup final on FS1 at 9:30pm.

United States vs. Jamaica , Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

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Who will be crowned kings of CONCACAF?

Game: United States vs. Jamaica

Date: Wednesday, July 26th

Time: 9:30 p.m. Eastern, 8:30 p.m. Central, 6:30 p.m. Pacific, 1:30 a.m. UTC

Venue: Levi's Stadium (Santa Clara, Calif.

Clint Dempsey

USA Advances to Gold Cup Final

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Two years after their embarrassing run in the 2015 Gold Cup, the United States booked its ticket to this year's tournament final after beating Costa Rica 2-0 in Saturday's semifinal in Houston, Tx.

Jozy Altidore scored the breakthrough in the 72nd minute while former Revolution midfielder Clint Dempsey capped the scoring in the 82nd minute.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup semifinal preview, TV times and team news

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The US has made its way into the semi-finals of the Gold Cup, but if they want to win the whole thing or even advance to the final they are going to need to play much better than they have thus far in the tournament. Many thought that with the addition of the regulars like Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley that the US would basically steamroll El Salvador.

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup semifinal preview, TV times and team news

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The US has made its way into the semi-finals of the Gold Cup, but if they want to win the whole thing or even advance to the final they are going to need to play much better than they have thus far in the tournament. Many thought that with the addition of the regulars like Clint Dempsey, Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley that the US would basically steamroll El Salvador.

Clint Dempsey had beautiful assist in USMNT’s Gold Cup win

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Dempsey moves into tie for fourth all-time for USMNT assists.

Clint Dempsey remains stuck on 56 career goals for the United States national team, one behind Landon Donovan's record. But he still managed to provide the highlight of the evening in Wednesday's 2-0 win over El Salvador to put the USMNT through to the Gold Cup semifinals.

The Rest

Cristian Roldan happy to be among three Gold Cup winning Sounders

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It was his second trophy win with Jordan Morris and Clint Dempsey

For Cristian Roldan, the Gold Cup final was a special game. He wasn't on the field for the USA, but it was the culmination of his first international tournament as a part of the squad.

Roldan's Gold Cup went something like this: a solid 90 minute shift against Martinique in the group stage, sent home to make way for team stalwarts, watched from Seattle, and ultimately returned to the squad for the final match as a fan with benefits (such as getting a medal and partaking in celebrations on the field and in the locker room).

Why is it so difficult to keep coaching Mexico?

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By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 26, 2017) US Soccer Players - Peace and tranquility is a myth, at least within the Mexican national team's coaching ranks. Disarray is harmony. Pandemonium and lawlessness is Mexico's peace and order.

Mexico national team coach Juan Carlos Osorio is under heavy fire in Mexico for the obvious reasons.

News roundup: Union scoring drought, pro/rel media bid, Dwyer on the move, more

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The Union forgot how to score, MLS turns down $4 bazillion dollars, Dom Dwyer looks destined for a return to Florida, Gold Cup news, and more.