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US Soccer

USMNT U-20s disappoint in CONCACAF opener

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The USMNT U-20s face a tougher scenario than expected in the CONCACAF Championship after losing their opener in the soccer news.

Red shirts for the USMNT

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US Soccer reveals the new uniforms for the National Teams with the USMNT wearing red for their World Cup qualifier next month in the soccer news.

A draw and a win from the USMNT January camp

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With a scoreless draw against Serbia and a 1-0 win over Jamaica, USMNT coach Bruce Arena has plenty to consider for the March qualifiers.

The formation is a question for USMNT vs Jamaica

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The USMNT experimented with a 4-3-3 against Serbia, isolating striker Jozy Altidore. Coach Bruce Arena will try something else against Jamaica.

San Diego, MLS, and Liga MX

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San Diego is an expansion target for MLS, but it's a city with a strong link to a Liga MX club just over the border in the soccer news.

Breaking January camp

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For USMNT coach Bruce Arena and his squad, two friendlies count more than ever in the soccer news.

The 2017 money league

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Manchester United is now the club making the most money in world soccer with Real Madrid falling to 3rd-place in the annual ranking.

European clubs vs CAF

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With players turning down call-ups for the Cup of Nations, how does Africa respond to club vs country in the soccer news.

CONCACAF tinkers with tournament formats

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CONCACAF may be using the U-20 Championship to test different ways to qualify teams and Bruce Arena speaks with the media in the soccer news.

#BruceisBack and the USMNT moves on

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Bruce Arena looks forward with the USMNT and plenty of responses to his introductory press conference in the soccer news.

Revisionist history with Jurgen Klinsmann

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The media play surrounding Jurgen Klinsmann's last days as USMNT coach make some difficult points in the soccer news.

Klinsmann, Gulati, and the news cycle

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There's plenty of media pressure on US Soccer president Sunil Gulati to fire coach Jurgen Klinsmann, but what does that mean in the soccer news.

Is there an appropriate 4-0 reaction?

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The USMNT lost by four goals in Costa Rica, putting pressure on the Jurgen Klinsmann era for the US National Team in the soccer news.

The USMNT in Costa Rica

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It's game day in Costa Rica for the USMNT with the previews focusing on the losing streak in San Jose in the soccer news.

Game day for the USMNT vs Mexico in Columbus

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The rest of the previews for USMNT vs Mexico as the Hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying beings in Friday's soccer news update.

Real Salt Lake sticks with Cassar

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Real Salt Lake keeps its coach and video of a 1980 win for the USMNT in Thursday's soccer news update.

Champions League

Arsene Wenger and the Champions League

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Arsenal's big loss to Bayern Munich in the Champions League increases the pressure on manager Arsene Wenger in the soccer news.

More pressure to fix the Champions League

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There's not a lot to play for in the final Champions League group stage games and lots of people are noticing in the soccer news.

Soccer Business

Selling Liga MX in English

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Starting on Saturday, Liga MX will be available in English on Facebook Live in its latest attempt to expand its already large audience.

UEFA pushes reforms, more DFB Pokal results

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UEFA's reform process moves to a final vote and more good performances from USMNT players in Germany's DFB Pokal in the soccer news.

MLS makes the expansion news

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MLS received 12 applications for expansion with the league publicly committed to expanding to 28 teams. Also in the news, the U-20s in camp.

MLS adds another city to its expansion list

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Indianapolis is now a potential expansion market for MLS according to media reports and another example of economic promotion in the soccer news.

Juventus designs

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Juventus has a new logo that isn't getting a warm embrace by the public, but that's only part of the point with their rebrand.

Is the Chinese Super League spending spree already over?

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With government scrutiny already happening, the Chinese Football Association is also addressing their clubs spending lots of money.

It’s SuperDraft Friday

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The MLS SuperDraft regularly produces players that will make an immediate difference for their clubs.

Another return for the NY Cosmos

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The NY Cosmos are back with a new owner and the NASL moves on with an interim commissioner in the soccer news.

The World Cup expansion plot thickens

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It's not just the World Cup that might be changing for 2026 with reports linking FIFA with a move to merge CONCACAF and CONMEBOL qualifying.

Portland vs the Galaxy in the big club game

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The Portland Timbers and the LA Galaxy get into a big club by MLS standards competition over a coaching rumor in Tuesday's soccer news.

Plan B in MLS

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The Colorado Rapids became the latest team in the 2016 MLS playoffs to look out of ideas when their plan didn't work.

English Premier League

The Champions League knockout round for Arsenal and Leicester City

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The soccer news has Arsenal and Leicester City trying to fix things in the Premier League and facing the knockout round in the Champions League.

Up and down for the best coach in the world

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FIFA's best coach in the world award winner Claudio Ranieri is now facing public speculation that his job might be in danger in the soccer news.

Guzan’s MLS return

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Thursday's soccer news has Brad Guzan leaving Premier League club Middlesbrough at the end of the season to join Atlanta United in MLS.

Americans finding it tough going in the Premier League

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A mix of injuries and opportunities makes it tough going for Americans in the Premier League in the soccer news.

The biggest Champions League disappointments

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We name our biggest Champions League group stage disappointments with a focus on teams playing for 3rd-place in the soccer news.

Bundesliga

USMNT players advance in the DFB Pokal

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Bobby Wood scored for Hamburg in the DFB Pokal and Fabian Johnson assisted on Gladbach's opening goal in the soccer news.

New deal for Pulisic

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Christian Pulisic signs a new deal with Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and Philadelphia gets a new shirt in the soccer news.

World Cup

A North American World Cup bid

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CONCACAF appears to be lining up behind a joint bid from the United States, Mexico, and Canada for the 2026 World Cup in the soccer news.

Expanding soccer

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Will we be seeing a bigger Gold Cup in light of the World Cup expansion? It's likely with world soccer in growth mode.

The Rest

FIFA sticks with Russia for the 2018 World Cup

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirms that world soccer's governing body has no plans to reconsider the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

The MLS expansion market

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MLS joins the major leagues facing criticism over how owners pay for stadiums in Tuesday's soccer news update.