Jermaine Jones

United States Men's National Team

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This may surprise you, but I now feel the USMNT is dangerously thin at defensive midfield spot. There's just not many I trust right now for the competitive matches that remain in this World Cup cycle. Michael BradleyDaniel WilliamsI mean, what else can we do?McCarty? Doesn't seem solid enough defensively for this role at this level.

Jermaine Jones sidelined with knee injury

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With World Cup qualifiers looming, Jermaine Jones is set to miss extended time with a knee injury.

The LA Galaxy announced that Jones is set to miss three-to-four weeks after suffering an MCL sprain in a 2-2 draw against the Chicago Fire over the weekend. The timeline would see him return just before the U.

SBI Question of the Day: What should Jermaine Jones' role be with the USMNT?

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Jermaine Jones caused shockwaves with comments he made on Monday about his standing within the U.S. Men's National Team. Now, those comments have reignited a debate that has been going on for quite some time.

Is it time for the U.S. Men's National Team to find a new starting option in midfield?

Jermaine Jones hits out at critics, defends his spot with USMNT

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Jermaine Jonesunderstands that criticism is a natural part of playing for the U.S. Men's National Team, but the 35-year-old midfielder feels unfairly targeted and, at times, disrespected.

Speaking to ESPN FC, Jones said Monday that he "definitely" gets less respect then he deserves for his contributions to the USMNT.

Jones determined to contribute to USMNT after serving one-match ban

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Jermaine Jones watched on as the U.S. Men's National Team pummeled Honduras on Friday. He watched his teammates dice the Honduras defense, watched as the U.S. all but recovered from November's nightmare to seal a historic World Cup qualifying win.

But, throughout his career, Jones has made it quite clear that he isn't one for watching.

Who should the USMNT start vs. Honduras?

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Friday's World Cup qualifier is all but a must-win for the U.S. Men's National Team. After sputtering through the opening two matches of the Hexagonal round, the U.S. faces a colossal challenge on Friday as the team looks to right the ship against Honduras.

In any scenario, a World Cup qualifier in CONCACAF is tough, but making Friday all the more difficult are a slew of notable absences.

SBI Question of the Day: Which position is biggest concern for USMNT heading into March qualifiers?

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Bruce Arena's roster has been ravaged by injuries as World Cup qualifiers loom. Several players, most of which were presumed starters, will not be joining camp as the U.S. Men's National Team faces a pair of vital World Cup qualifiers.

Naturally, there are some concerns.

Bobby Wood, Fabian Johnson and DeAndre Yedlin headline the notable injury absences for the U.

Jones, Kljestan released to clubs after USMNT tie with Serbia

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Two U.S. Men's National Team midfielders will return to their clubs ahead of the upcoming friendly against Jamaica.

New Los Angeles Galaxy signing Jermaine Jones and Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan will return to their clubs after playing in Sunday's0-0 draw with Serbia, United States coach Bruce Arena announced at the postgame press conference.

This again (sigh).

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By now, I'm sure you've all read Tim Howard's regrettable comments about commitment to the USMNT shirt and its intersection with the increase in dual nationals in the team. In the current climate of the country at large, Jermaine Jones was entirely correct in calling the remarks 'dangerous'.For a moment, let's set aside the obvious fact that scapegoating a certain group of players for the opening

Howard clarifies dual-nationals comments as Jones responds to 'dangerous' discussion

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Less than a day after making controversial comments regarding the commitment of dual-nationals on the U.S. Men's National Team, Tim Howard has attempted to clarify his comments.

In an interview with USA Today on Tuesday, Howard was highly critical of former USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann's policy on recruiting dual-national players, saying that during his reign, the team struggled to "truly believe in the shirt" and that the team "lost that a little bit over the last couple of years".

LA Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones

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Plenty of big-name stars have left the LA Galaxy since the conclusion of the 2016 season, but on Wednesday the club finally secured the signature of a high-profile player with the signing of U.S. Men's National Team midfielder Jermaine Jones.

The Galaxy previously acquired the rights to the 35-year-old midfielder in December three days after MLS Cup.

USMNT's Jones warns Mexico's 'Chicharito' Hernandez to stop complaining

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If Jermaine Jones catches Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez complaining to referees in the U.S. Men's National Team's match versus Mexico, he will speak up.

Speaking to Univision ahead of Friday'spivotal qualifier, Jones warned Hernandez that he needs to stop complaining to officials, which is something they spoke about during last year's CONCACAF Cup.

Following three-month absence, Jones 'ready to go' as USMNT prepares for Mexicod

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Jermaine Jones isn't quite at 100 percent. Just severalmatches into a return following a 13-week absence, it's hard to expect any player, let alone a 35-year-old midfielder, to jump right back in at full force.

Jurgen Klinsmann understands that there may be limits on the Colorado Rapids midfielder's game but, with a key qualifying clash looming, the U.

LA Galaxy

Two LA Galaxy players should have been given straight red cards, according to Instant Replay

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Jermaine Jones' first-half tackle was the big miss.

The Sounders left Carson, Calif. with one point after their 0-0 draw with the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy played the final few minutes down to 10 men after Jelle Van Damme picked up his second yellow of the night. However, Simon Borg feels that the Galaxy should have been playing with 10 men for all of the second half.

Revs Snap Rut in Jones’ Return

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Former Revolution designated player Jermaine Jones made his return to Gillette Stadium as a member of the Galaxy, but the hosts emerged with a 4-3 win to snap a four-game losing streak in league play.

Jones, who spurred the Revolution to the MLS Cup final in 2014 after he was awarded the richest contract in club history, started and went 45 minutes for LA in his first appearance in New England since 2015.

Jermaine Jones 'close' to Galaxy return

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The LA Galaxy could receive a major boost to their line-up this weekend as Jermaine Jones is close to returning to the squad.

Jones suffered a grade 2 MCL sprain in his right knee during the Galaxy's 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire back on May 6th.

Post-match analysis: LA Galaxy 0-0 Philadelphia Union

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Philadelphia Union escaped LA with a point despite showing off many of the same issues that have driven their 2017 struggles.

Player ratings: Galaxy 0-0 Union

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Despite collecting their second clean sheet of the season, the Union settled for a 0-0 draw in Los Angeles. Some players shone brightly, while others were mere shadows on the pitch.

GAME THREAD: LA Galaxy vs. Philadelphia Union

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Game Info

  • Date: April 29, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Place: StubHub Center, Carson, CA
  • Television: The Comcast Network - Mike Watts and Tommy Smyth
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: The Philadelphia Union are an abysmal 1-6-2 against LA Galaxy
  • Know Thy Enemy: LAG Confidential

Starting XI

  • Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Jack Elliott, Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Fabrice-Jean Picault, Roland Alberg, Chris Pontius; C.

Major Link Soccer: Minnesota United FC hits its Target

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Biomechnical injury issues at Real Madrid and a shiny new jersey sponsor for the Minnesota expansion side.

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Minnesota United has not looked as promising with their roster as Atlanta United, but the Western expansion side set high targets as a franchise grabbing a massive local sponsor (hint its logo is a red target).

Galaxy sign US international Jones

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Los Angeles (AFP) The Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed the signing of US international Jermaine Jones on Wednesday, bolstering the midfield resources following the departure of Steven Gerrard.

Jones, 35, was a key member of the USA squad at the 2014 World Cup and joins the Galaxy after three Major League Soccer seasons with the New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids.

Vagenas discusses changing Galaxy roster, addresses Jones progress

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The LA Galaxy are going to look a lot different during the 2017 season.

The core of players the Galaxy have relied on for the last few successful seasons are starting to disappear. The team let Robbie Keane go at the end of the year, lost Steven Gerrard to retirement and sent A.J. DeLaGarza to the Houston Dynamo in a trade for $175,000 in allocation money.

Major League Soccer

Why Jermaine Jones could become the next great American soccer TV studio pundit

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Here at World Soccer Talk, we have taken the lead in identifying the next generation of television broadcasters who will be “driving the bandwagon” by connecting with new viewers in their own unique ways to continue to grow the American soccer community.

Why Jermaine Jones could become the next great American soccer TV studio pundit

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Here at World Soccer Talk, we have taken the lead in identifying the next generation of television broadcasters who will be “driving the bandwagon” by connecting with new viewers in their own unique ways to continue to grow the American soccer community.

Christian Pulisic

World Cup 2026, D.C. United notes, and more: Freedom Kicks for 4/11/17

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Christian Pulisic will only be 27.

Good morning, folks! Welcome to your regularly scheduled Freedom Kicks. We're gonna start this one off with some news about 2026, because you probably wanted to start your day by thinking about how old you'll be then, right?

USA, Mexico, Canada announce 2026 World Cup joint bid | Stars and Stripes FC

The U.

Protected lists out today, Seattle MLS champs, state of the league, more

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A week of transfer mechanisms begins today. Seattle win MLS Cup on PKs. Flurry of player moves. State of the league address highlights. More.

Union bits, more news

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Pontius on having a healthy season. Fan vote open for Union Player of the Year.

Philadelphia Union

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

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With a Champions League goal, Hershey's second most famous export is PSP's player of the week.

Union bits, league news, more

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Got news if you want some.

Union bits and league news, Cosmos in trouble, plane carrying Brazilian pro team crashes in Colombia, more

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Would Jermaine Jones fit with the Union. MLS roster announcements. Are the Cosmos about to fold? Few survivors as plane carrying Brazilian team Chapecoense to Copa Sudamericana match crashes in Colombia.

Union bits, Seattle advances to MLS Cup final, more

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Newsy news bits and such like.

Colorado Rapids

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New England and Colorado kick off the 2017 season this afternoon, will the Rapids miss Jermaine Jones?

Ah, the first weekend of the 2017 MLS Regular Season.

The air is crisp, the wind is steady, and I don't know how the weather gods picked today in Colorado to be almost 70 degrees but we bow to your greatness.

Rapids Sign Adjei-Boateng From Manchester City

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The long rumored deal to bring Bismarck "Nana" Adjei-Boateng to Colorado is done. Nana was signed using TAM which means he's making DP money and/or his transfer fee puts him in the DP range but his salary cap hit is bought down to standard max salary levels. One report out of Norway has it as a 4 year deal with a team held 5th year option.

Rapids "Lose" A Draft Pick Today

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Last month a number of rapids fans (including me) thought the Rapids would have two first round picks in next week's Superdraft. After trading our pick to New England last offseason for Jermaine Jones we got LA's first round pick when we sent JJ to them. We also had a first-round pick from Toronto in the Clint Irwin trade.

MLS moves, Chelsea's 13th in a row: Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/1/17

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Happy New Year from everyone at Brotherly Game.

Philadelphia Union News

Union 2016 awards: From best goal to most surprising moment
After a crazy year that included many jaw-dropping ups and plenty of headshaking downs, Ryan Bright and Dave Zeitlin give out their Union 2016 awards.

D.C. United season review: Marcelo Sarvas

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Marcelo was an understated but vital piece of the puzzle in 2016

D.C. United was in need of some sort of two-way midfield help after Perry Kitchen said that he would not re-sign for the Black-and-Red at the end of 2015 (and eventually went to Scotland side Heart of Midlothian FC). They were unsuccessful in their quest to sign Antonio Nocerino from AC Milan after Orlando City tampered with D.

Jermaine Jones ready to test open market as MLS contract expires

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It didn't take long for Jermaine Jones to let it be known he's ready to test the open market this winter.

The U.S. Men's National team midfielder took to Twitter shortly after his Colorado Rapids were eliminated from the playoffs to state his intentions for the upcoming transfer window now that he is out of contract.

The Rest

Roman Torres almost fully vindicated by LevyFilms footage of red card incident

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Shot from behind the play appears to show Torres making a clean play on the ball.

The TV replays seemed to make the case pretty strongly that Roman Torres did not deserve a red card in Sunday's match against the LA Galaxy. For whatever reason, though, VAR did not overturn the call.

But after seeing LevyFilms' replay of the incident (toward the end of the video above), the case for Torres being unjustly punished is even stronger.

USMNT lineups, the coolest kindergarten, and more: Freedom Kicks for 4/25/17

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Also, Zlatan is Zlatan.

I just want everyone to know that yesterday at work we had a three hour, department-wide meeting that ended with tacos and frozen margaritas...at 3:00 p.m. For like, no real reason? I'm sharing this because it was weird, but also awesome, and I'm still a little confused about it.

Major Link Soccer: Veterans Day / #DosACero edition

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The road to 2018 begins. Meanwhile, World Cup 2022 will be alcohol-free. Also, what's going on with Javier Morales?

#DosACero

Mexico returns to Columbus today in the first match of the big ol' hexagon that is CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Here's what you need to know and what to watch for.