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USMNT sees World Cup dream end with loss to T&T

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The U.S. Men's National Team's hopes of qualifying for the World Cup quickly turned into a nightmare on Tuesday night.

Two first half goals from Soca Warriors stunned the U.S., who fell 2-1 in T&T on Tuesday night. The loss eliminated the U.S. from World Cup qualifying due to wins from Panama and Honduras.

USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago: Live Commentary

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The U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup fate will be decided in Trinidad & Tobago on Friday night.

After toppling Panama, 4-0, on Friday, the U.S. can seal a spot in Russia on Friday night with a victory over the Soca Warriors. A draw would also almost certainly be good enough while a loss to last-place T&T would open the door for Panama or Honduras to make a late push up the Hexagonal table.

Trinidad and Tobago 2015/16 Joma Home Kit

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The Trinidad and Tobago senior men's national football team debuted their 2015/16 Joma home kit [...]

Wednesday Kickoff: CONCACAF qualifying, FA cup semifinals set & more

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At least one group in CONCACAF Olympic qualifying played out as expected.

Honduras captured second place in Group B with a 2-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago at the Home Depot Center Tuesday night behind goals from Eddie Hernandez and Anthony Lozano.

Olympic qualifying rewind: Mexico clinches semis berth, T&T draws Panama

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CARSON,Calif. -- A night after the United States slipped against Canada, Mexico made sure that there would be no letdown from them.

Alan Pulido scored a hat trick as Mexico defeated Honduras, 3-0 at the Home Depot Center.

According To Player's Agent, The Trinidadian "Ronaldinho" Trialed With The Union Earlier This Year

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The Philadelphia Union have been busy in the last year as they attempt to bring in talent from around the world, with Colombia and Trinidad and Tobago as two key locations of interest for the team. According to a player agent, the Union have continued to look at Trinidad and Tobago for new players, despite the recent release of former backup and third string goalkeeper Thorne Holder, and the still unknown situation of Keon Daniel's work visa.

Canada, Antigua and Barbuda advance as CONCACAF qualifying continues

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The final round of matches in the second round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying might as well not be played, as all the teams to advance are now known.

The six teams to secure their passage into the third round of qualifying were finalized on Friday, with Canada being one of the teams to secure its passage.

Another Disappointing Performance By Keon Daniel Can't Sink T&T As They Down Barbados 4-0

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Keon Daniel's tale of unfortunate events continued last night, as the Philadelphia Union player was substituted off in the 46th minute of Trinidad and Tobago's 4-0 win over Barbados.

The 25-year-old Daniel was unable to regain the form that he had found with the Union and carried over to the Trinidadian national team, before failing to impress in his start in Trinidad's 2-1 loss to Bermuda on October 7.

Keon Daniel unavailable for “visa issues”

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Reported by Adam Cann. Photo by Paul Rudderow.

PSP's preview of Saturday's Philadelphia Union v Portland Timbers also contained the news that Keon Daniel would be unavailable for that game.

The PSP has since learned that Daniel's unavailability stems from problems with the US Immigration Service.

Wednesday Kicks: Ochoa's signing with MLS confirmed & more

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*As regular readers of this blog learned here exclusively on Tuesday, Riverside Poly High product Sammy Ochoa has signed with MLS and Chivas USA is in pole position to sign him.

*Galaxy midfielder Chris Birchall has been called up to the Trinidad & Tobago National Team for its upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Barbados and Bermuda.

T&T Highlanders FC Has 3 Keys to Successful Season

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All around the globe, soccer clubs are nearing the end of their pre-season and looking towards the 2011-2012 campaign. Trinidad's 1st division club, T&T Highlanders FC is no different. We profiled them earlier this year in an installment of the Eat Soccer News Page. This is the first year for the T&T Highlanders, and we caught up with their owner, James Baird to find out more about their 3 ingredients for success this season.

Chicharito Looking To Become 3rd CONCACAF Player to Play In and Win Final

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Saturday's final between Manchester United and FC Barcelona has a number of storylines. For those in the CONCACAF region one storyline that sticks out is the inclusion and impact that Mexican sensation Chicharito can make on Saturday's championship.

While the Mexican's ascent into stardom will receive a boost from winning the finale Saturday he's not the first player from the CONCACAF region to play in the final.

Jack Warner – FIFA Vice-President With A Difference

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The title of ‘most repugnant man in world football' isn't hotly contested. Anyone remotely aware of FIFA Vice-President Jack Warner knows that he'd have got to keep any trophy years ago, and that he'd keep it anyway, even if he was supposed to give it back. To sum up his football administration career, he's a ticket tout and swindler an arrogant, ignorant, thuggish, loutish, borderline racist, dictatorial, political failure.

The Babes of Mexico vs. Trinidad and Tobago

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FIFA World Cup 2010-bound Mexico and a young Trinidad and Tobago side battled to a very entertaining 2-2 draw last night at Port of Spain's Hasely Crawford stadium. While attendance to the game was quite poor because of the Soca Warriors already being knocked out of the qualification process, several Mexican and Trinidadian soccer babes [.

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USMNT 2, T&T 0: The SBI Breakdown

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Thursday night wasn't exactly what Bruce Arena would have drawn up. At times, the U.S. Men's National Team was stagnant, uninspired, as they attacked a bunkered down Trinidad & Tobago.

Regardless of the missteps, mistakes and missed chances, job done.

Pulisic's second-half double eases USMNT past T&T

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The U.S. Men's National Team took care of business on Thursday, and it was the team's present and future star that proved the savior.

The 18-year-old phenom wrote the latest chapter in the growing early chapters of his legacy in the 2-0 victory over Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday night in the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

USMNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago: What To Watch For

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There's a major focus on the big picture when it comes to the U.S. Men's National Team. The next two games are vital to World Cup qualifying hopes, and it's easy to get caught up in everything going on throughout CONCACAF's qualifying process.

But, before the U.

Trinidad & Tabago vs. Mexico live stream: Lineups, TV channel, and how to watch World Cup qualifier online

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Joevin Jones and Nicolas Lodeiro have big games tonight.

While a pair of Seattle Sounders will be facing off in the United States-Panama game, two other Sounders have big games elsewhere. Joevin Jones' Trinidad & Tabago probably need at least a point at home against Mexico to keep their hopes of a World Cup berth alive, while Nicolas Lodeiro's Uruguay need to take advantage of a weak Peru.

United States vs. Trinidad & Tobago: Game time, TV schedule, and live stream for 2018 World Cup qualifying

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The USMNT is aiming to head into the Hexagonal with a victory

The United States takes on Trinidad & Tobago tonight in Florida with the top spot in CONCACAF's group C up for grabs. Technically, the US is under some pressure to get a result. A loss tonight - which would mean the Soca Warriors getting their first-ever win over the USMNT on American soil - and a win for Guatemala over St.

Nick DeLeon's father says son "wants to come and play" for Trinidad & Tobago

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United's longest-tenured midfielder may soon turn out for the Soca Warriors.

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association posted an interview with Leroy DeLeon, father of current D.C. United midfielder Nick DeLeon, where he says that Nick "...wants to come and play..." for the Trinidad and Tobago national side, as the United States apparently does not have DeLeon in its plans.

USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago, World Cup 2018 qualifying: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The USMNT travels to the most famous away venue in US Soccer's modern history. Three Big Storylines, TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View. Here is your USMNT World Cup Qualifies Gamethread

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  1. Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) are good. Riveting analysis there, but it needs to be said that this is not going to be an easy game.

USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago, World Cup 2018 qualifying: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The top two teams in CONCACAF's Group C clash tonight in Port of Spain.

The long journey to Russia 2018 technically started last week for the United States, but World Cup qualifying truly gets under way tonight against Trinidad & Tobago. The USMNT trounced St. Vincent & the Grenadines in St.

Gold Cup Rewind: Jones leads Trinidad & Tobago to quarterfinals; El Salvador defeats Haiti in controversial fashion

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They may have started Monday night's Group B finale in Houston as the bottom two teams, but shutout wins pushed Trinidad & Tobago and El Salvador into the knockout stage of this year's Gold Cup.

Stoke City striker Kenwyne Jones notched a goal and an assist to give Trinidad & Tobago a 2-0 win over first-place Honduras, who had already qualified for the quarterfinals.


Joevin Jones scored an olimpico in Trinidad's World Cup qualifier

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Friday didn't go so well for the Seattle Sounders' pair of United States internationals, but it went considerably better for Joevin Jones and Trinidad & Tobago. The Soca Warriors beat St. Vincent and Grenadines 3-2 to move to the top of Group C in CONCACAF's World Cup qualifying tournament and are now in prime position to move on to the Hex.

United States-Trinidad and Tobago Preview - USMNT Faces Toughest Test of Semifinals

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The USMNT is in Port of Spain, Trinidad for their toughest test of the semifinal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualification. Can Jurgen Klinsmann's team conjure up some Paul Caligiuri magic and end a dismal 2015 on a high note?

The United States started their road to the 2018 World Cup with the easiest fixture on the schedule.

Video Vault - The U.S. Qualifies for the 2002 FIFA World Cup

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Ten years ago today on Oct. 7, 2001, the U.S. Men's National Team faced Jamaica on MatchDay 9 of final round qualifying for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Having lost three straight matches, the USA's place in Korea/Japan was by no means certain. In order to qualify that day and avoid a nail-biting finish, the U.

A devastating result for Trinidad & Tobago

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Trinidad & Tobago lost 1-0 to Grenada today, knocking them out of the Caribbean Championship, next year's Gold Cup, and perhaps marking the end of Russell Latapy's tenure with the national team. T&T lost their first match of the final group stage 2-0 to Cuba, and Latapy made wholesale changes to the squad.

Closer to the Caribbean Cup finals

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The Digicel Caribbean Cup -- which actually started six weeks ago -- is nearing the final stage as two of the second stage groups reach their conclusion. In Group E, Guadeloupe and Grenada advanced comfortably against Puerto Rico and St. Kitts and Nevis (both qualified for the final stage with a match to spare).

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Brazil 2014: The World Cups of CONCACAF

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Four wins from the first seven matches played at Brazil 2014 has created a lot of buzz for CONCACAF. Best ever tournament for the region? We don't know yet. While we wait, Austin Fido brings alittle history of CONCACAF performancesat the World Cup.

Gold Cup: Quarterfinal & Semifinal Cupdate

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As Gold Cup rumbles into the semifinal stage, OTF's Austin Fido looks back at the quarterfinals and forward to next round...

CONCACAF is an organization that exists to facilitate USA-Mexico soccer matches.

Gold Cup: Group Stage Cupdate

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The split-second before Wonderful. (image:

OTF's Austin Fido takes a look at who's hot (USMNT) and who's not (pretty much everyone else) coming out of the Gold Cup group matches...

The group stage is done, and some teams (Canada) deservedly forgotten.

Gold Cup 2013: The Chicago Edition

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Much like the tournament itself, the new Gold Cup trophy looks a lot like the last one. (image:

This year's Gold Cup comes with extra DaMarcus Beasley and extra Soldier Field! OTF's Austin Fido delivers his verdict on what to expect from all the teams in the Chicago edition of CONCACAF's Gold Cup.

Olympic qualifiers: Mexico beat Panama, 1-0 to enter semi-finals

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Mexico entered the semi-finals of the Olympic qualifiers beating Panama last evening at the Home Depot Center, Carson. The Panamanians stretched out El Tri till stoppage time when Erick Torres struck a last minute winner.

Mexico now meet Canada while El Salvador who inflicted a last second heartbreak of their own on the USA, meet Honduras in a Central American semi-final clash.

Group B Update - Mexico Moves On

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Mexico became the first team to reach the semifinals after handing Honduras a 3-0 defeat tonight at The Home Depot Center. Alan Pulido posted a hat trick for El Tri, who top Group B with six points. Honduras is second with three points, while Panama and Trinidad & Tobago have one each after a 93rd minute goal by the Soca Warriors canceled out a goal by Panama substitute Cecilio Waterman in the 69th minute.

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Who should the USMNT start against Trinidad & Tobago?

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Bruce Arena has much to think about over the next few days. The U.S. Men's National Team faces two of the biggest matches of the World Cup qualifying cycle in rapid succession while battling short rest and altitude along the way. There will no doubt be some shuffling required from Arena, who is charged with helping further the USMNT's World Cup push with results over the next few days.

You can stop worrying about Lodeiro being damaged goods

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Back from injury with Uruguay national team, Lodeiro lit up Trinidad and Tobego last night in a friendly.

Last night Uruguay hosted a Joevin Jones-less Trinidad and Tobago side in an international friendly held at the mammoth stadium of Estadio Centenario (capacity 76,000). The sparse crowd of only about 10,000 (match review) received quite an entertaining show as the home side put the Soca Warriors away with a final scoreline of 3:1 .

Gold Cup: El Salvador and Trinidad & Tobago play to thrilling draw

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HARRISON, N.J. The Gold Cup may be missing some marquee names, but it's certainly not missing any drama.

Rodolfo Zelaya scored goals on either side of halftime, leading El Salvador to a short-lived lead before Trinidad and Tobago equalized through the left foot of Kenwyne Jones, as both nations settled for a 2-2 draw on Monday night at Red Bull Arena.

Everything settled in CONCACAF semifinal groups

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Heading into last night's matches, two of the six second round group winners were known. The two teams that needed only a point were playing on the road; while the pair that required a win to advance were playing at home. In the end, all of the group leaders won the points that they needed to settle the second round of World Cup qualifying with a match to spare.

Jack Warner still owes T&T players money

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Almost five years after the Soca Warriors secured qualification to the 2006 World Cup, 13 of their players are still owed money by Jack Warner, the powerful president of the T&T football federation.

He is a kingmaker when it comes to keeping Sepp Blatter in power or awarding the World Cup.

Scott Sealy Rejoins San Jose Earthquakes

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After an auspicious beginning to the 2010 season, the San Jose Earthquakes are reaching into their past in hopes of improving their future. According to a report in the San Jose Mercury News, the Quakes have signed Trinidad & Tobago international striker Scott Sealy to a deal. He is expected to be available for San Jose's next match, an April 10th away fixture against the Chicago Fire.