U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team

U.S. Under-17 National Team

Following World Cup elimination, U.S. U-17s now tasked with taking next step towards realizing potential

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There's nothing positive about being eliminated from a World Cup. It's a bitter feeling, and it's one the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team experienced on Saturday.

In the moment and in the present, World Cup elimination is a setback. However, following a run that saw the U.S. play dominant attacking soccer in spurts, there is plenty of reason for optimism for a U-17 group that provided a little bit of hope following one of the darkest periods in American soccer history.

U.S. U-17s fall to England in U-17 World Cup quarterfinal

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team's Under-17 World Cup run came to an end on Saturday.

A pair of early goals set the tone for England in a 4-1 win over the U.S. U-17s in Saturday's quarterfinal match. The win books England's date in the semifinal round against either Germany or Brazil while the U.

U.S. U-17s vs. England: Live Commentary

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A spot in the U-17 World Cup semifinals is on the line as the U.S. U-17 Men's National Team looks to build on a spectacular Round of 16 performance.

The U.S. is set to face a familiar rival in England in Saturday's quarterfinal clash (Fox Sports 2, 10:20 a.m.). The winner will seal a spot in the final four and a semifinal match against either Brazil or Germany.

U.S. U-17s set sights on World Cup quarterfinal clash with England

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team put together a virtually flawless performance on Monday to seal a spot in the U-17 World Cup quarterfinals. On Saturday, they'll need something similar to take down one of the top teams in the tournament.

After dispatching Paraguay, 5-0, the U.S. is set to take on England in Saturday's U-17 World Cup quarterfinal.

Timothy Weah headlines dominant U.S. U-17 performance with 'world class' goal

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U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team head coach John Hackworth didn't mince words when it came to Timothy Weah's performance on Tuesday.

"This young man did it all," Hackworth said of Weah, "and the [second] goal by the way is not ‘brilliant', it's world class. I'm sure a lot of people are taking notice.

SBI U.S. U-17 Man of the Match: Andrew Carleton

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team put a beating on Paraguay on Monday with the team's playmaker leading the charge.

Andrew Carleton put together his best performance of the U-17 World Cup to lead the U.S. U-17s to a 5-0 win over Paraguay in Monday's Round of 16 matchup. Carelton's performance earned the Atlanta United midfielder recognition as SBI U.

U.S. U-17s thump Paraguay to seal spot in U-17 World Cup quarterfinals

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The U.S. U-17 National Team took care of their first knockout round matchup with ease to book a spot in the quarterfinals of the U-17 World Cup.

Timothy Weah's hat-trick led the way for the U.S., who cruised past Paraguay en route to a 5-0 win in the Round of 16. Entering Monday's match, Paraguay had been undefeated with three straight wins in the group stage while the U.

U.S. U-17s lose to Colombia in final group match, fall to third place

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team will have to take the more difficult route through the knockout stages of the U-17 World Cup.

After winning the first two games of group play, the U.S. fell, 3-1, to Colombia in Thursday's Group A finale. With the loss, the U.S. and Colombia will both advance behind Ghana, who win the group.

U.S. U17s vs. Colombia: Live Commentary

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Just days after the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup failure, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team looks to continue their hot start to their own World Cup run.

After toppling India and Ghana to open the U-17 World Cup, the U.S. now takes on Colombia with a knockout-round berth already secure.

U.S. U-17s building momentum, confidence after taking down tough Ghana team

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After toppling India, 3-0, in their opener, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team faced their first real test on Monday. The match against Ghana could seal their spot in the knockout round while putting the U.S. in the driver's seat in Group A play.

The U.S. took care of business in a narrow win over Ghana.

Highlights: U.S. U-17 1, Ghana 0

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Substitute Ayo Akinola fires U.S. U-17s to group stage win over Ghana

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After toppling hosts India to open the U-17 World Cup, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team took control of Group A with a win over a familiar World Cup foe.

A late goal from substitute Ayo Akinola sealed a 1-0 win over Ghana on Tuesday in the second match of the U-17 World Cup. With the win, the U.

U.S. U-17s vs. Ghana: Live Commentary

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After toppling hosts India in the opening match of the U-17 World Cup, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team faces a very familiar foe in the second match of the group stage.

Ghana awaits as the U.S. looks to seize command of Group A on Tuesday (7:20, Fox Sports 2). While the U.S. opened the tournament with a 3-0 win over India, Ghana also sealed a tournament-opening victory over Colombia via a 1-0 scoreline.

Highlights: U.S. U-17s 3, India 0

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U.S. U-17s ease past hosts India to open U-17 World Cup

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Facing off with the host country to open up a World Cup is always a tough task, but the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team took care of business on Friday in India.

Josh Sargent and Chris Durkin scored a goal in each half before Andrew Carleton iced the match with a third in a 3-0 win over hosts India to open the U-17 World Cup.

U.S. U-17s vs. India: Your Live Commentary

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Before the U.S. Men's National Team kicks off a vital World Cup qualifier, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team faces a World Cup opener in India.

The U.S. takes on hosts India on Friday morning in the opening match of the U-17 World Cup (10:30 a.m., Fox Sports 2). The U.S. enters on the heels of a strong performance in qualifying earlier this year, one which saw the team finish second in CONCACAF via penalty kick loss to Mexico.

Team depth has U.S. coach John Hackworth confident heading into U-17 World Cup

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U.S. Under-17 National Team coach John Hackworth unveiled his roster for the U-17 World Cup on Thursday and it features several prospects who have already become familiar names despite their young ages.

There is Josh Sargent, a player that recently signed with Werder Bremen after dominating at both the U-17 and U-20 levels.

Team depth has U.S. coach John Hackworth confident heading into U-17 World Cup

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U.S. Under-17 national team coach John Hackworth unveiled his roster for the U-17 World Cup on Thursday and it features several prospects who have already become familiar names despite their young ages.

There is Josh Sargent, a player that recently signed with Werder Bremen after dominating at both the U-17 and U-20 levels.

Josh Sargent, Andrew Carleton, Timothy Weah headline U.S. U-17 World Cup roster

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team squad has been set ahead of the upcoming World Cup.

Josh Sargent, Andrew Carleton and Timothy Weah headline the 21-player U.S. squad that will take part in the U-17 World Cup in India beginning on Oct. 6. A majority of the group will depart for training camp in Dubai on Sept.

Josh Sargent ready to make mark with Werder Bremen, U.S. U-17s

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Josh Sargent proved to be a special prospect throughout the first few months of 2017. He dominated the U-17 level with the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team, leading that group to a World Cup berth. He then proceeded to standout at the U-20 level at that World Cup, routinely outplaying opposition several years older than he is.

Sargent, Weah, Carleton headline U.S. U-17 roster for upcoming trip to Czech Republic

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U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team head coach John Hackworth announced a 22-player roster on Thursday afternoon that will head to Prague, Czech Republic for the 2017 International Youth Tournament of Vaclav Jezek from August 21st-27th.

Headlining the roster are Andrew Carleton, Josh Sargent, and Timothy Weah.

U.S. U-17s draw India, Ghana, Colombia in World Cup group

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A familiar foe for the U.S. awaits the U-17 Men's National Team in India during the upcoming World Cup.

When the U-17s travel to India in the fall, they'll inherit the legacy of the senior team's ongoing rivalry with Ghana as the two teams will face off in the group stage. Joining the U-17s and Ghana are Colombia and tournament hosts India.

U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team: The SBI Breakdown

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team's run through World Cup qualifying ended in an odd combination of both success and heartbreak. On one hand, they accomplished their goal of qualifying for this fall's tournament. On the other, the lost the regional crown in heartbreaking fashion, falling in penalty kicks to rival Mexico.

Highlights: U.S. U-17s 1(4), Mexico 1(5)

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U.S. U-17s look to book World Cup spot against Cuba

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team is all but certainly going to this fall's World Cup, but first they'll have to take care of business with a spot in the CONCACAF final on the line.

After dispatching Honduras on Wednesday by a 3-0 scoreline, the U.S. faces off with Cuba on Friday as they look to seal a spot in India.

Highlights: U.S. U-17s 3, Honduras 0

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U.S. U-17s advance to next round of World Cup qualifying with thrilling win over Mexico

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Wednesday's match between the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team and the Mexico U-17s certainly lived up to the hype and, when all was said and done, it was the U.S. that emerged victorious from a legitimatethriller.

Forward Josh Sargent provided two goals and an assist for the U.S., helping lead the way in a thrilling 4-3 win over their biggest rivals in Wednesday's CONCACAF U-17 Championship group stage match.

U.S. U-17s ready for first real taste of Mexico rivalry

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No matter the age group, there's a certain level of emotion evoked by any clash between the U.S. and Mexico. It's a different type of game for all involved, one loaded with history on both sides that's not easily forgotten.

The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team and Mexico Under-17 Men's National Team likely won't remember a lot of that history.

U.S. U-17s thrash Jamaica in CONCACAF qualiying opener

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The U.S. U-17 Men's National Team opened up its CONCACAF qualifying campaign with a 5-0 thrashing of Jamaica on Saturday.

The U.S. looked strong out of the gate, pressing far up the pitch and putting numbers forward in the attacking third. The U.S. midfield looked strong as it controlled the tempo of the match, and did well to keep the shape of the 4-4-2 formation that coach John Hackworth deployed.

U.S. U-17 head coach Hackworth confident in player pool ahead of World Cup qualifying

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team has long been seen as a starting point, a level that bridges the gap between up-and-coming prospect and young professional.

In 2015, Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams were a part of a U-17 squad that traveled to a World Cup and now, just two years later, both are vital to their respective clubs despite their tender age.

Carleton, Weah, Sargent headline U.S. U-17 roster for CONCACAF U-17 Championship

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With just under one week to go until the CONCACAF U-17 Championships kick off, head coach John Hackworth has named his 20-player roster that will join him in Panama.

The tournament, which doubles as qualification for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup taking place in India this October, sees the U.

U.S. U-17 residency program set to close after 18 years

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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.

Akinola, Sargent in top form as U.S. U-17s shut out Brazil

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team finished the Nike International Friendlies as champions on Sunday, and their forward trio was in top form once again.

Ayo Akinola, Josh Sargent and Timothy Weah scored as the U.S. shut out Brazil 3-0. The victory clinched the 2016 Nike International Friendlies title for the Americans as they finished the tournament with three wins from three games, outscoring their opponents 14-2 in the process.

Sargent shines again as U.S. U-17s beat Jamaica in friendly

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team maintained its winning ways on Wednesday afternoon.

The U-17s defeated Jamaica 3-0 in an international friendly, with Josh Sargent impressing yet again after two solid showings versus Costa Rica in October.

Sargentscored the second goal for the Americans in the 31st minute, building on his performances against the Costa Ricans.

U.S. U-17s cruise past Costa Rica in Florida friendlies

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The U.S. U-17 Men's National Team took care of business in a pair of friendlies against Costa Rica in Bradenton, Fla. on Saturday and Monday, winning 3-1 and 4-0, respectively.

Bryan Reynolds Jr. and Blaine Ferri gave the U.S. a 2-0 lead in the first match on Oct.

Carleton, Weah headline U.S. U-17 roster for 2016 Torneo de Naciones

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Head coach John Hackworth has unveiled his U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team roster for the upcoming Torneo de Naciones, which features 11 MLS players.

The 20-man squad features four players from Atlanta United, including highly touted forward Andrew Carleton.

Report: D.C. United signs U.S. U-17 captain Chris Durkin

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D.C. United has reportedly bolstered the club's Homegrown ranks with the signing of one of U.S. Soccer's top prospects.

The Washington Post is reporting that D.C. United has come to terms with U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team captainChris Durkin. The 16-year-old midfielder is expected to finalize a multiyear deal with the club on Tuesday and is expected to bein uniform Wednesday for D.

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U.S. U-17s to face England in U-17 World Cup quarterfinal

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On Monday, the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team dominated Paraguay to seal a spot in the quarterfinals of the Under-17 World Cup. On Tuesday, they learned their opponents, and the matchup will be a fun one.

The U.S. U-17s are set to take on England on Saturday at 10:30 in the quarterfinals of the U-17 World Cup.

U.S. U-17s vs. Paraguay: Your Live Commentary

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The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team will face a difficult road through the knockout rounds of the U-17 World Cup. That road begins on Monday.

After winning the first two matches of the group stage, the U.S. fell to Colombia in the final match of the round. The defeat knocked the U.S. all the way to third in the group, setting a a date with Paraguay (10:30 a.

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NYCFC signs U.S. U-17 defender Sands as club's first Homegrown player

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New York City FC has signed 16-year-old James Sands as their first ever Homegrown player.

The defender joined the NYCFC academy when it first began back in 2015 after playing locally with New York Soccer Club since he was 10 years old. He has represented the U.S. at the youth level, helping the team finish second in the CONCACAF U-17 Championships in May.