Wigan Athletic continues their battle to escape relegation when they welcome Swansea City to the DW Stadium. Roberto Martinez's men sit in 18th position currently with 35 points, but a win could potentially move them out of the drop zone.
Also in action today is Michael Bradley and his AS Roma side, who host Chievo Verona in Tuesday's lone Serie A match.
AS Roma fans are champing at the bit after seeing their club go winless in league play since the start of the new year, but Michael Bradley and the rest of the Giallorossi can change all that with a win this weekend.
Roma will try to pick up their first victory since December, a stretch of even matches without a victory, when they host Juventus in one of the weekend's bigger match-ups.
It's time for the Hex! The United States is about to take on Honduras, and while the Yanks' roster features several former New England Revolution players, no one will draw more attention from Fort fans than Los Catrachos' striker Jerry Bengtson. This is a good opportunity for all of us to see him in action for his national team, where he appears to be scoring all the goals.
One of the rules of competition in World Cup qualifying is that yellow cards are carried by players throughout the tournament and are never 'wiped out' from round to round. Any player who accumulate two cards receive a one-match suspension.
Five USA players are currently carrying yellow cards in World Cup qualifying: Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, Maurice Edu, Fabian Johnson and Graham Zusi.
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There may not have been a more memorable draw in U.S. Soccer history. Coming off the heels of a 3-2 win against Honduras that saw the USA through to the World Cup, the team needed only a point to finish first place in the group. For Costa Rica, a victory would mean a trip to South Africa. Going down two after a pair of goals from Bryan Ruiz, the U.
On Wednesday afternoon, after a closed practice, several players on the U.S. Men's National Team spoke to the media about, among other things, their thoughts on the Sporting News article from Tuesday.
Though many players did not comment on the situation, forward Herculez Gomez, midfielder Michael Bradley, and defender Geoff Cameron all spoke on the recent media fuss about the chemistry within the national team.
The U.S. soccer world has been buzzing this week about a report that many U.S. national team players have lost faith in head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, his staff and his methods. Brian Strauss of Sporting News spoke to 11 national [...]
U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 23 players into training camp in Denver to prepare for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico. The U.S. will face Costa Rica at sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22 at 8 p.m. MT. The match will be broadcast live on ESPN, WatchESPN and UniMas.
The U.S. men's national team will have a highly inexperienced back line for the next two World Cup qualifying matches. Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced Monday morning which 23 players will join him for training camp in Denver. The injury-depleted [...]
Remember when one of the bigger complaints about the U.S. Men's National Team was the notion of the "Empty Bucket" and the fact that Bob Bradley preferred a central midfield of Jermaine Jones and Michael Bradley? The argument back then was that it was too defensive a set-up, and the U.
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.
Sure, we can talk about the game, if you insist. But let's try to focus on something positive, like the bitchingly fast new nickname I coined for Michael Bradley: the Bald Eagle. Yeah.Don't even act like you don't love it. Years from now, you all remember who came up with that one. And I will be awaiting your Photoshop masterpieces to celebrate Mikey's new moniker.
After a lackluster scoreless draw with Canada last week, the hope was that the USMNT would put in a better performance in a match that counted. However, facing Honduras away in their opening game of the Hexagonal, the US fell 2-1 and started their journey through the Hex with zero points.
The United States Men's National team posted a 9-2-3 record for 2012 (their best winning percentage ever), notched important international friendly wins away to in Italy and Mexico, and saw Michael Bradley emerge as the "general" of this team. Yet, for all their success Landon Donovan was mostly absent and the Nats backed their way into the final round of World Cup Qualifying (not including the U-23 disaster).
Volkswagen has recently started airing a commercial in Italy, as part of its Viva il Calcio campaign, featuring Roma's Francesco Totti and Michael Bradley playing of the language divide with each making attempts at speaking the other's language.
This is it, folks. This is for all the marbles. This is the game that matters more than any other, because it's the United States and it's Mexico and it's World Cup Qualifying and it's at the Azteca and all of the ridiculousness that goes with such a big rivalry match. No USA fan likes the idea of Mexico beating the Yanks, and no Mexico fan will accept failure at Estadio Azteca.
As the MLS season approaches, there's still action aplenty abroad for members of the Men's National Team. This weekend sees Tim Howard in FA Cup action, Michael Bradley hosting the league leaders and a showdown between two MNT teammates in Mexico. Here's the viewing schedule: