SAN JOSE, Calif. — Clint Dempsey hasn't played in an international match for the U.S. in the last nine months due to an irregular heartbeat that sidelined him for the second half of the 2016 Major League Soccer season and the first two World Cup qualifiers – then with the national team under Jurgen Klinsmann.
The U.S. Men's National Team entered Friday night's World Cup qualifier needing a win against Honduras to keep their World Cup hopes alive. They got that and awhole lot more, routing the Hondurans 6-0 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose.
U.S. head coach Bruce Arena talked about his team's excitement for the match the day before during his press conference and his players put that enthusiasm on full display throughout the 90 minutes.
A U.S. Men's National Team camp in San Jose wouldn't feel quite right without Chris Wondolowski involved.
U.S. Soccer announced on Monday that the San Jose Earthquakes forward is set to join the team for camp ahead of a pair of crucial World Cup qualifiers. Wondolowski is set to begin training with the team Tuesday at Avaya Stadium.
The first two competitive matches of Bruce Arena's second time around as U.S. Men's National Team manager are two weeks away. With time ticking down before the renewal of the Hexagonal round, Arena is trying to figure out the availability of three of his biggest players.
The U.S. Men's and Women's National Team have a new look as they head towards vital matches in the coming months.
U.S. Soccer unveiled a new red Nike kit on Tuesday. The USMNT will begin wearing the kit in March's key World Cup qualifiers against Panama and Honduras while the USWNT will introduce the kit during the SheBelieves Cup, which is set for March 1-7.
News has been quiet on the "Equal pay for equal play" front for some time, but two U.S. Senators have made headlines with their letter to MLS commissioner Don Garber.
Patty Murray, Senator from Washington, and Dianne Feinstein, Senator from California, penned a letter to Don Garber with respect to his role as CEO of Soccer United Marketing,which owns the marketing rights for the U.
U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was visibly upset with Jermaine Jones' sending off against Ecuador, and now, U.S. Soccer is set to appeal that decision.
The U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Friday that the team will not only look for Jones' suspension to be overturned, but that Bobby Wood also have his yellow card rescinded from the USMNT'smatch against Ecuador.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas — For those following the U.S. Men's national team, any time Dortmund's 17-year-old Christian Pulisic takes the field is a landmark.A player so young playing in a top European league and featuring regularly with the national team is somethingto behold.
Pulisic and the national team completed their preparation for the upcoming Copa America Saturday night with arout of Bolivia, 4-0, at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kans.
Former Revolution midfielder Clint Dempsey put three in the back of the Honduras net to send the United States to an emphatic 6-0 victory in Friday's World Cup Qualifying match at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif.
It was a mix of good and disappointing news for regional soccer fans as Attleboro, Mass. native Geoff Cameron was called up by the U.S. for the next round of World Cup Qualifying while Revolution striker Juan Agudelo did not make the 24-man roster.
Apparently, there's no hour too late to release a new kit even if it's right after the stroke of midnight.
Six minutes after midnight on Wednesday, U.S. Soccer unveiled an all-red look that'll be worn by both senior sides this year.
Similar to the current home jersey, the red jersey is adorned with several patriotic flares throughout the material, including "1 Nation" and "1 Team" on the inside cuffs of the sleeve, in addition to "USA" displayed on the neckline.
Throughout the week, the Revolution have been giving glimpses of their 2017-18 secondary kit via social media, with the full reveal to arriving on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. And from what we can tell, red is out, and white is back as the dominant color.
Former Revolution midfielder Benny Feilhaber assisted on the deciding goal from Jordan Morris which gave the United States a 1-0 in over Jamaica in Friday's friendly at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tenn.
With the hour approaching and few solid scoring opportunities seen from either side, Feilhaber collected a pass from Dax McCarty then ran at goal before sliding right for Morris.
Bobby Wood scored and set up a penalty before halftime to steer the U.S. to an emphatic 6-0 win over St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Friday's World Cup Qualifier at Arnos Vale Stadium in St. Vincent.
Wood hit paydirt on a brilliant 28th minute shot from the edge of the box and used his speed to elude a pair of home defenders before he was hauled down inside the area in the 42nd minute, setting up Jozy Altidore's 43rd minute penalty strike.
Former Revolution draft pick Clint Dempsey scored early to send the United States to the Copa America quarterfinals in Saturday's 1-0 win over Paraguay at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Dempsey struck in the 27th minute after corralling a Gyasi Zardes cross inside the box and burying it to give the U.
U.S. debutant Paul Arriola scored hist first international goal to help his squad secure a 3-1 win their first-ever meeting with Puerto Rico on Sunday at Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium in Bayamón, Puerto Rico.
Arriola collected his first goal for the senior side in the 56th minute on a ball set up by Boston College alum Alejandro Bedoya, who donned the captain's armband for the first time during his international career.
The U.S. Women's National Team collected goals from a half-dozen sources in Wednesday's 7-0 romp of Colombia in front of a record Nutmeg State crowd of 21,792 at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Ct.
Crystal Dunn opened the account in the 27th minute while Allie Long tallied in the 32nd and 65th minutes.
The U.S. Men's National Team Under-23s will be stuck at home for the second straight Summer Olympic tournament after falling 2-1 (3-2 on aggregate) to Colombia in Tuesday's Qualifying Playoff 2nd Leg at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Tx.
After securing a 1-1 draw in Colombia on Friday, the U.S.
Throughout the program's 18 years, the U.S. Under-17 residency program has helped develop some of the top players in U.S. Men's National Team history. However, with the rise of academies throughout the country, the program is set to close its doors.
The U-17 residency program is set to complete its final semester after 18 years in Brandenton, Fla.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino hasn't outright stated the Trump administration's travel ban on Muslim countries would stop the U.S. from winning a 2026 World Cup bid, but the implication of his statements are fairly heavy.
Speaking in London on Thursday, Infantino made clear that a country wishing to host the World Cup must be accessible for all participating nations.
The United States remains a candidate to host the 2026 World Cup but, according to a top FIFA official, a recent political development could have a negative impact on the country's chances of securing the right to house the world's biggest tournament.
Though confirming the potential for a 2026 U.S. World Cup bid was still in discussion and not yet decided, USSF president Sunil Gulati stated that any bid concerns were 'secondary' to the Trump administration's current immigration ban.
Among the myriad concerns originating from the immigration ban from several predominantly Muslim countries, a potential U.
Sunil Gulati admits that a tournament similar to the Copa America Centenario could be a possibility for the future, but the U.S. Soccer president insists that talks of ongoing discussions are a bit premature.
According to Gulati, there have been no discussions between CONCACAF and CONMEBOL with regards to combining the Copa America and Gold Cup.
Votingfor the 2026 World Cup is still several years away, and Sunil Gulati says that U.S. Soccer remains unsure of how, and if, the federation will present themselves as potential hosts.
According to a recent ESPN report, John Motta, a U.S. Soccer board member, says the federation has been considering a joint bid with Mexico for the 2026 tournament, which will see the host nation determined in May 2020.
The New York Cosmos recent struggles took another, potentially fatal, turn this weekend.
The Cosmos have reportedly ceased operations and released their players and staff, according to Big Apple Soccer. The team could be saved, however, as the Cosmos ownership have entered negotiations with a New York group for the purchase of the team, along with several million dollars in debt.
Since their rebirth, the New York Cosmos have set out to create an in-house academy to rival any in the world. Boasting a grand vision of a state-of-the-art in-house academy program, the Cosmos' efforts took a major step forward with the introduction of theUnder-13 and Under-14 age groups.
Megan Rapinoe's ongoing protest of the national anthem extended to Thursday night's U.S. Women's National Team match, prompting a statement from U.S. Soccer.
The midfielder kneltonce again during thenational anthem prior to the USWNT's lopsided win over Thailand. The gesture is one that Rapinoe has done for several weeks in an effort toprotest social inequalities following inspiration from NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
The U.S. Women's National Team appears to have dodged a bullet in regards to one of its most important players.
After sustaining an injury with club side Houston Dash on Saturday, midfielder Carli Lloyd is set to miss three-to-six weeks. An MRI revealed the reigning FIFA Women's Player of the Year suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain, in addition to a slight hamstring pull.
The U.S. Under-19 Men's National Team's clash with Bahrain got very, very ugly, as a brawl broke out between the two sides due to a late incident.
On the field, the U.S. fell, 3-1, but it was what happened just before the final whistle that marred Monday's match. Just moments before the final whistle, a brawl broke out between the two teams, as benches cleared and control was lost.
The U.S. Under-19 Men's National Team capped off an impressive week at the Slovakia Cup with a 2-1 victory over Russia in the final.
After finding themselves behind in the 13th minute, the U.S. responded immediately through Nelson Hunsinger to level the match at 1-1. Pierre Da Silva's second-half finish proved to be the differences for the Americans.
Some of the youngest American prospects will earn a chance to impress U.S. U-18 Men's National Team boss Omid Namazi for the first time in 2017 during a week-long January camp. Twenty-eight players were named to Namazi's roster and they will spend the next week training at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.