Herculez Gomez

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Americans Abroad: Tuesday Rewind

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By FRANCO PANIZO

The drought is over. The pressure isgone. Herculez Gomez is backon the scoresheet.

Nearly a year after buryinghis last goal, Gomez found the back of the net by grabbing the winner in Tigres' 2-0 Copa MX triumph over second-division club Irapuato.

Americans Abroad Ticker: Castillo joins Atlas, Gomez loan move to Tigres official, and more

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Edgar Castillo's time at Club Tijuana is over.

It was announced on Wednesday that Atlas has signed Castillo via a full transfer from Xolos, who Castillo leaves after two-and-a-half seasons.

Castillo was a regular for Tijuana this past campaign, starting in 28 of the 32 Liga MX matches he played in over the course of the Apertura and Clausura campaigns, but will now play for his seventh first division Mexican club since 2006.

Gomez set to sign with Tigres UANL

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By FRANCO PANIZO

After a rough first season at Club Tijuana, Herculez Gomez is on the move with the hopes of earning more playing time.

Gomez is currently undergoing medicals with Tigres UANL andis set to join the club ahead of its Apertura campaign in Liga MX. There is no word yet on whether Gomez is signing with Tigres via a loan or an outright transfer, but he will reunite with fellow American and former Pachuca teammate Jose Torres at the club.

CONCACAF Champions League: Tijuana 1 – Cruz Azul 0

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Tijuana takes a 1-0 lead into the second-leg of their CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series with Cruz Azul. Read More

Americans Abroad: Weekend Preview

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By FRANCO PANIZO

Brek Shea started the new year with the kind of playing time he had long been yearning for, and he might not have to wait much longer to earn some more.

Shea could play in his second game in four days as Barnsley host Coventry City in an FA Cup match on Saturday.

Gomez starts for Tijuana reserves in injury comeback

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By DAN KARELL

For the first time since having surgery on his worrisome right knee, and joining a new club, Herculez Gomez made an appearance in the colors of Club Tijuana.

The U.S. Men's National Team forward played the opening 45 minutes for the Xolos U20 squad in a 3-1 victory against his Cruz Azul counterparts, registering no goals but playing his first minutes in a 1-0 win against Costa Rica for the USMNT at the Gold Cup on July 17.

USMNT forward Gomez transferring to Club Tijuana

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By JUSTIN FERGUSON

After weeks of speculation, Herculez Gomez will soon be on the move to a Liga MX side that already has some U.S. Men's National Team players on the roster.

Gomez will join Mexican side Club Tijuana this summer, Santos Laguna confirmed on Tuesday night.

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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.

Now that Clint Dempsey is back in Major League Soccer, which US National Team players should D.C. United pursue?

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The news all across the American soccer twitterverse, in case you missed it, is that Clint Dempsey is leaving Tottenham Hotspur to return to Major League Soccer with the Seattle Sounders. But the mechanics of the deal is where the rest of the league should take note: it now seems that Designated Players are exempt from the allocation order for returning national team players.

Anderlecht Champions, Spurs to Europa, Santos Exits Playoffs

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The season concludes in Belgium, England, and Germany. In Mexico, the last National Teamer Abroad club exits the Clausura playoffs. Read More

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Venezuela Vino

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My best friend is from Venezuela, and the news of unrest in that country has grown. I was curious if it affected Cesar Farias, the Venezuelan Xolos coach who previously coached the country's national team, known as the La Vinotino for their burgundy uniforms.


I didn't get to ask Farias himself if he was following the protests, but I did ask Herculez Gomez if the coach seemed concerned or worried about the events in his home country.

Soccer News: Tijuana – LA Galaxy not a rivalry yet

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In Thursday's soccer news roundup, Herculez Gomez explains that Tijuana and the LA Galaxy aren't rivals and Toronto looks for more seats. Read More

Liga MX Round 15: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Heading into the final three rounds of the Liga MX Apertura campaign, both Club Tijuana and Tigres UANL are on the outside looking in.

One of the two clubs, who face each other at the Estadio Caliente in Tijuana on Friday, will move one point away from the final place in the Liguilla, or playoffs following the conclusion of the regular season.

CCL: Tijuana 6 – Victoria 0

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US National Team player Herculez Gomez gets a game for Tijuana, winning again in the CONCACAF Champions League. Read More

Tijuana 1 – Pachuca 0

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Tijuana shutout Pachuca in Liga MX on Tuesday night, with two of the three US National Team players returning to the lineup after the Gold Cup. Read More

Club Tijuana Players on the US National Team

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US Soccer profiles Club Tijuana players that are members of the US National Team Joe Corona, Edgar Castillo, and newest signing Herculez Gomez. Read More

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Jermaine Hue Suspended for Failed Drug Test - Former SKC Wizards Update

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Back in August we heard about a Jamaican player failing a drug test after their game against Honduras. We've now learned what player that was. Former Wizard, Jermaine Hue was handed a 9 month ban for testing positive for a banner substance. He'll play no further role in Jamaica's World Cup qualifying campaign, and at 35 years old you have to wonder if he'll come back after the suspension is over.

Gomez to Miss a Few Weeks Post Surgery - Former SKC Wizards Update

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Herculez Gomez left the US team after the group stage of the Gold Cup to return to his club team, Tijuana. Now we find out that Gomez is going to miss more time after having his knee cleared out. He'll miss a few weeks before being available. Here's the rest of this week's update.

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Davy Arnaud - Montreal - Started and played 90 minutes in Montreal's 0-0 draw with Dallas.

MLS Investigating Death Threats Made Towards Arnaud - Former SKC Wizards Update

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After last week's 4-3 loss to Colorado, things took an ugly turn support wise for Davy Arnaud. Arnaud was dispossessed by the Rapids in the lead up to the Rapids winning goal. After the game one Montreal fan made some threats towards Arnaud including "I hope your family dies in a fire." Today word came down that Montreal and MLS have filed a compliant with the police regarding the comments made towards Arnaud.

Gomez and Bravo Moving to New Clubs - Former SKC Wizards Update

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This week two former SKC Wizards are on their way moving to new clubs. Just yesterday the announcement came out that Omar Bravo will be returning to Chivas Guadalajara. And today it's announced that Herculez Gomez is officially moving to Club Tijuana. That means that Gomez will continue to play in the CONCACAF Champions League and potentially continue to score goals for fun against MLS sides.

Multiple Call ups for Former KC Players - Former SKC Wizards Update

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We're heading towards an international break for friendlies and World Cup qualifiers. A couple former KC players have been called up already for national team duty. Daneil Cyrus has been called up for some friendlies for Trinidad, Roger Espinoza has been called up for Honduras' upcoming World Cup qualifiers, while Eddie Johnson and Herculez Gomez have been called up for the USA's upcoming 5 friendlies.

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Liga MX Round 12: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

On Sunday, at least three Americans could take the field in a Liga MX match.

Club Tijuana travels to struggling Puebla looking to win their first league road match of the season. Assuming all are fit, the game could feature Edgar Castillo starting for Club Tijuana, while Michael Orozco and DaMarcus Beasley could start for Puebla.

Liga MX Round 7: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

Two of Mexico's strongest teams early on in the 2013 Apertura campaign face one another on Saturday, highlighting a strong weekend of Liga MX action.

Club America and Monarcas Morelia have traded blows before, but the latter side will have a tough test when they face America at Estadio Azteca.

United States Men's National Team

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:

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USMNT adds four to Gold Cup roster, including centerbacks Besler and Gonzalez

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By IVES GALARCEP

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said he would make some changes to his Gold Cup roster and on Wednesday night we learned that he made more changes to his roster than any other team left in the Gold Cup. More, in fact, than all other seven Gold Cup quarterfinalists combined.

Who should the USMNT start vs. Costa Rica?

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By IVES GALARCEP

With the two easy group stage matches out of the way, the U.S. Men's National Team now faces their toughest test of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup when they take on Costa Rica on Tuesday night.

Just who will Jurgen Klinsmann turn to in his starting lineup for this one?

USMNT 4, Cuba 1: SBI Player Grades

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By IVES GALARCEP

It didn't start out in the prettiest of fashions, but the U.S. Men's National Team eventually overcame a slow start to take control of their game against Cuba and post another convincing victory.

The U.S. team's 4-1 victory served as a good showcase for several players, including Joe Corona, Kyle Beckerman and second-half substitute Chris Wondolowski.

USMNT vs. Cuba: SBI Live Match Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

A place in the knockout rounds of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup awaits for the U.S. Men's National Team if the Americans can beat Cuba, as expected, when the sides clash at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah today (3pm, FOX).

The Americans come in riding high after their second straight blowout win, a 6-1 thrashing of Belize in their Group C opener.

USA 6, Guatemala 0: SBI Player Grades

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By IVES GALARCEP

It was a tale of two midfields on Friday night as the U.S. Men's National Team overcame a disappointing start to turn in a dominating second-half effort in demolishing Guatemala, 6-0, in a Gold Cup tune-up match in San Diego.

Halftime subs Stuart Holden and Mix Diskerud helped drive the U.

Gomez released from USMNT camp due to knee injury, Jones officially ruled out

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By FRANCO PANIZO

SEATTLE -Herculez Gomez came into the U.S. Men's National Team camp with a knee injury that threatened his availability and now he is leaving with it.

A U.S. Soccer spokesman announced during the U.S. team's press conference on Monday that head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released Gomez from the squad to allow the forward to further rehabilitate his knee.

Williams sent home, Jones could still face Panama as Klinsmann provides USMNT injury update

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By FRANCO PANIZO

SEATTLE The U.S. Men's National Team is likely to be without Herculez Gomez for their upcoming World Cup qualifier against Panama, but don't rule out Jermaine Jones just yet.

Speaking to reporters in an interview at halftime of the Seattle Sounders-Vancouver Whitecaps game on Saturday night, U.

USMNT vs. Jamaica: A Look Ahead

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By IVES GALARCEP

The U.S. Men's National Team has never won a World Cup qualifier in Jamaica. Not once. Ever. Not in any of the previous five trips to the Caribbean for qualifying have Americans returned with three points, and their last visit to the Island saw them suffer their first qualifying loss to the 'Reggae Boyz'.

“Massive game”: Getting ready for the Crew, Union trade talk, more

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Hackworth says game against Crew is "massive." Union plan summer moves. Did Sakiewicz nix Califf and Harvey returns? More.

USMNT vs. Germany: SBI Live Match Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

WASHINGTON The U.S. Men's National Team celebrates the 100th-year anniversary of U.S. Soccer with today's friendly vs. Germany (2:30pm, ESPN2).

The U.S. come in off a rough 4-2 loss to Belgium in Cleveland and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is ready to trot out a close to first-choice lineup for the match.

A day in the life of Herculez Gomez (Part 2)

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A day in the life of Herculez Gomez (Part 1)

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Video: US Soccer Profiles Herculez Gomez

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US Soccer interviews National Team and Tijuana forward Herculez Gomez. Read More

The SBI Show: Episode 74 (Previewing MLS Week 32, talking Americans Abroad, and more)

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By IVES GALARCEP

The Seattle Sounders face the New York Red Bulls, and Portland Timbers take on the Los Angeles Galaxy, in a pair of marquee match-ups during a crucial Week 32 of MLS action we break down in the latest episode of The SBI Show.

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and I break down all the weekend MLS matches, and also discuss the exploits of Americans Abroad.

KC news and previews, chemistry, BSFC on MLS Insider, more

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News and previews of tonight's big game in KC. Carroll says Union locker room has the chemistry to make it to the playoffs. Bethlehem Steel segment in latest MLS Insider on NBCSN. More news.

Trouble for Santos Laguna in Mexico’s Clausura Playoffs

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Santos Laguna will need a remarkable comeback in Mexico City to advance to the Liga MX Clausura final. Read More