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Redding stepping into bigger role with Orlando City as U-20 World Cup looms

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All Tommy Redding could do was smile and laugh. There he was, seated at his locker deep in the bowels of Yankee Stadium. He was just moments removed from another standout performance, another win anchored by the Orlando City defense.

Suddenly, from the neighboring locker, Giles Barnes butted in, and he had a point to make.

Report: Jonathan Klinsmann to join Everton for trial

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U.S. U-20 Men's National Team goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann continues to train with some major clubs ahead of this summer's Under-20 World Cup.

The Daily Mailis reporting that Klinsmannwill begin a trial with Evertonfollowing next week's training camp with the U-20 team in London.

With U-20 World Cup looming, Lewis looking to transition to pros with NYCFC

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Rookies inevitably feel pressure to begin their professional career. There's pressure to perform, pressure to acclimate themselves to a new environment. The game stays the same but the stakes are immeasurably higher as the sport suddenly becomes so much more than it once was.

Like any professional newcomer, Jonathan Lewis is experiencing that level of pressure for the first time as he sets himself up for what should be a big year for club and country.

U.S. U-20s draws Ecuador, Senegal, Saudi Arabia in World Cup group

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After sealing the title of CONCACAF champions,U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team is bound for South Korea and the Under-20 World Cup. On Wednesday, their road through that World Cup became a bit clearer as they learned their group opponents.

In Wednesday's World Cup draw, the U.S. was paired with Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia in Group F of this summer's tournament.

U.S. U-20s top Honduras in penalty kicks to win first CONCACAF U-20 Championship

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For the first time ever, the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team earned the title of CONCACAF's best.

The U.S. U-20s toppled Honduras, 5-4, in penalty kicks following a scoreless draw, winning Sunday's CONCACAF U-20 Championship final. The win is the first U-20 championship in U.S. Soccer history.

U.S. U-20s book World Cup berth with win over El Salvador

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team is going to the World Cup, and they'll have a chance to claim CONCACAF supremacy on the way there.

In need of a win or draw to clinch their group, the U.S. defeated El Salvador, 2-1, to book their spot in this summer's World Cup in South Korea. In addition, the win sees the U.

U.S. U-20s 1, Mexico 0: Match Highlights

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SBI U.S. Under-20 Man of the Match: Erik Palmer-Brown

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Erik Palmer-Brown has captained the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team throughout CONCACAF's U-20 World Cup qualifying tournament, and the Sporting KC defender led his country to the precipice of a World Cup with a strong performance on both sides of the ball in Monday's crucial win.

Playing once again as a No.

U.S. U-20s vs. Mexico: Your Running Commentary

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The United States' rivalry with Mexico resumes on Monday, and a World Cup berth is on the line.

After advaincing from the group stage, the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team takes on El Tri on Monday in the first match of th second round of World Cup qualifying. Mexico enters with a perfect record of three clean sheets, while the U.

U.S. U-20s cruise past St. Kitts & Neves to advance to next World Cup qualifying stage

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For the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team, Friday night proved little more than a formality en route to the next stage of World Cup qualifying.

After exploding for four goals against Haiti in their second group stage match, the U.S. hung four first-half finishes on St. Kitts and Neves en route to a 4-1 win on Friday night.

U.S. U-20s vs. St. Kitts & Neves: Your Running Commentary

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team can push their World Cup ambitions forward on Friday, but the'll have to take care of St. Kitts & Neves to do so.

Following a huge win over Haiti, the U.S. takes on the CONCACAF minnow in the last match of the initialgroup stage of World Cup qualifying.

U.S. U-20s 4, Haiti 1: Match Highlights

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U.S. U-20s bounce back with World Cup qualifying win over Haiti

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team simply didn't show up to the first match of World Cup qualifying, but Tab Ramos' side certainly stepped up in a big way on Tuesday with their World Cup hopes on the line.

After conceding an early goal, the U.S. rattled off four unanswered finishes of their own to cruise past Haiti, 4-1, in the second match of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship group stage.

SBI U.S. U-20 Man of the Match: Jonathan Lewis

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Brooks Lennon may have brought the finishing touch, but it was Jonathan Lewis who stole the show for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team on Tuesday night.

Lewis drew a penalty kick , helped set up the U.S. U-20s' third goal, and created several other chances during Tuesday's 4-1 win over Haiti.

U.S. U-20s vs. Haiti: Your Running Commentary

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After dropping their opening game of World Cup qualifying, the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team is in need of a bounce-back performance on Tuesday night.

The U.S. takes on Haiti on Tuesday in a match that serves as a virtual must-win for the American squad. Haiti enters fresh off a 5-1 shellacking of St.

Ramos expects U.S. U-20s to bounce back against Haiti after tournament-opening defeat

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Tab Ramos knows the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team started World Cup qualifying on the wrong foot. They were up a man early, in control, and they conceded what turned out to be the game's only goal. It was a disappointing tournament-opening defeat, one which makes the road to the World Cup that much tougher.

U.S. U-20s fall to 10-man Panama in opening game of World Cup qualifiers

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As the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team prepared for the start of World Cup qualifying, Tab Ramos stressed the importance of starting the CONCACAF U-20 Championships on a high note.

They didn't, and they will face an uphill climb because of it.

A goal from Leandro Avila led a 10-man Panama to a 1-0 win on Saturday, handing the U.

U.S. U-20s vs. Panama: Your Running Commentary

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The road to South Korea starts on Saturday for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team.

Saturday brings the beginning of the CONCACAF U-20 Championships as the U.S. U-20s collide with Panama to open their push towards the World Cup. The competition begins with a group stage with the U.S. needing to finish in the top two of a group featuring Panama, Haiti and Saint Kitts & Nevis to reach the second round.

Ramos confident in U.S. U-20 group ahead of World Cup qualifying tournament

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For Tab Ramos, each and every experience with the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team is just a bit different. Sure, he's been through the process in two previous cycles and, sure, he's found success while working with some of the brightest prospects in the U.S. Soccer pool.

Still, Ramos feels the nerves, the uneasiness, just like all of his players, as the team embarks on their quest towards this summer's Under-20 World Cup.

Jonathan Klinsmann named starting goalkeeper for U.S. U-20s ahead of World Cup qualifying

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Jurgen Klinsmann may have departed the U.S. Soccer program, but his son will have a vital part to play in an upcoming push to a World Cup.

The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team is just days away from the start of their World Cup qualifying push, and head coach Tab Ramos has named Jonathan Klinsmann as thestarting goalkeeper for the upcoming CONCACAF U-20 Championship.

Palmer-Brown, Ebobisse headline U.S. U-20 roster for CONCACAF U-20 Championships

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A spot in the Under-20 World Cup is on the line for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National team, and head coach Tab Ramos has called in a series of experienced professionals and highly-touted rookies to help lift his side to this summer's tournament.

Portland Timbers rookie Jeremy Ebobisse, Sporting KC centerback Erik Palmer-Brown and goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann headline the 20-player roster bound for the CONCACAF U-20 Championship, which runs from Feb.

Ebobisse, Adams, Palmer-Brown Among U20 Call-ups

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The road to the U20 World Cup begins in earnest for the United States this week, as Tab Ramos has called in 24 players to a January training camp.

The 11-day training camp in Florida will help Ramos decide who will be named to the 20-man squad for the CONCACAF U20 Championship in San Jose, Costa Rica.

U.S. U-20s finish Four Nations Cup winless following loss to England

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team closed out the Four Nations Cup with a 2-0 loss to England on Monday, but two Americans stood out in the defeat.

Ovie Ejaria beat Jonathan Klinsmann with a lovely curled shot from distance in the 84th minute, opening the scoring late for the host team.

U.S. U-20 defender Hugo Arellano signs with LA Galaxy II

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U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team defender Hugo Arellano has been a part of the LA Galaxy system at the academy level. Now, Arellano is set to officially make the jump to the professional level.

LA Galaxy II announced on Monday that Arellano has signed with the USL clubafter previously representing the LA Galaxy Academy.

U.S. U-20 midfielder James Murphy joins Sheffield Wednesday

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Another U.S. youth international is making a big leap overseas, as midfielder James Murphyhasjoined English Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

Murphyhas signed a three-year contract with the English club, the player confirmed to SBI on Thursday. The team is expected to announce the deal in the coming days.

U.S. U-20s fail to reach knockout round in Dallas Cup

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The U.S. Under-20 National Team's run in the 2016 Dallas Cup has come to an end.

The Americans tied Hoffenheim, 3-3, in their final group match of the Dallas Cup on Thursday, eliminating the U.S. from the competition before the knockout stage. Seattle Sounders draftee Victor Mansaray scored in the game, while Jeremy Ebobisse and Aaron Herrera added the two other U.

Recent U.S. U-20 call-up Josh Doughty joins Canada U-20 camp

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Josh Doughty's name was one of 36 players called into January's U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team camp, but he didn't attend, and now the Manchester United product has re-joined Canada for camp.

Canada announced on Tuesday that Doughty had received clearance to join Canada's U-20 squad for camp in England.

Tab Ramos names U.S. U-20 roster for 2016 Dallas Cup

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Tab Ramos has named a diverse roster for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team's first tournament of 2016.

Manchester United's Matthew Olosunde, University of California goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann and Liverpool midfielder Brooks Lennon headline a 22-player roster for the upcoming Dallas Cup.

SBI Spotlight: After growing up in Brazil, Luis Felipe is back in the USA for next step in pro career

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Luis Felipe has spent most of his life growing up in Brazil, but has always felt very American.

Born in New York to Brazilian parents, Felipe leftthe country at just three years old due to health issues caused by the local weather. Felipe settled in his parents' native country of Brazil, working his way up through the youth ranks at Brazilian club Cruzeiro while in pursuit of a pro career.

U.S. U-20s begin 2016 with two wins, compete in two friendlies Tuesday

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The games may not have been against international competition, but the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team started 2016 off right with two wins.

The U.S. competed in its first two domestic friendlies of the year on Jan. 8, and defeated both SIMI Monteverde and Weston Select by a scoreline of 3-0 at Florida International University Stadium.

Tab Ramos calls in 36 players for January U.S. Under-20 camp

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While 2016 will be an important year for the United States Men's National Team as it continues preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, its youth teams have just as much at stake.

On Saturday, U.S. Under-20 coach Tab Ramos announced his 36-man roster for the team's upcoming January camp in Miami, Florida.

Americans Abroad

U.S. U-20s Wright, McKennie, Taitague train with Schalke first team

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A trio of United States Youth National Team players are getting some serious looks in Germany.

Haji Wright, Weston McKennie, and Nick Taitague all trained with the Schalke 04 first team on Wednesday as they got some serious work and looks from the coaching staff. The three young Americans abroad all play for Schalke's U-19 team as they try and further their hopes of playing for their European club.

U.S. U-20 goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann training with Stuttgart

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In his young career, Jonathan Klinsmann has followed a vastly different path than his superstar father. However, the goalkeeper is set to take a step towards his father's historic past by temporarily joining up with a familiar club.

VfB Stuttgart revealed on Tuesday that Klinsmann has joined the team for training as he looks to earn a spot on the U.

The Rest

Klinsmann, Barbir, Akale headline 25-player squad for U.S. U-20 camp

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The preparations for the U-20 World Cup in May continue this week as 25 players assemble in London for a week-long training camp led by head coach Tab Ramos.

European-based players Danny Barbir, Sebastian Des Pres, Emmanuel Sabbi, James Murphy, Mukwelle Akale, Stephen Paybe and Justin Vom Steeg join a group of players based in the United States to complete the 25-man squad that will all have a chance to impress Ramos.

The SBI Show: Episode 268 (w/special guests Brooks Lennon and Nick Lima)

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The first CONCACAF Under-20 championship in USMNT history and the opening week of the 2017 MLS season take center stage in the latest episode of The SBI Show.

Host Ives Galarcep looks back at the U.S. Under-20s triumphant tournament in Costa Rica, and is joined by U.S. Under-20 winger and Real Salt Lake loanee Brooks Lennon to discuss his return to the USA and the U-20 CONCACAF triumph.

SBI U.S. Under-20 Man of the Match: Eryk Williamson

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Eryk Williamson continued his excellent play for the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team with a dominant performance, leading the U.S. to victory and helping the team earn a World Cup bid to South Korea.

The D.C. United academy product began his stellargame with an assist to Emmanuel Sabbi in the 18th minute.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League headlines a busy Tuesday, but it's far from the only competition boasting interesting matchups throughout the day.

Manchester City's clash with Monaco serves as the main event, as Pep Guardiola and co. look to push on in continental play. Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid collide in the day's other match as last year's runners-up look to start hot on the road.

U.S. U-20 midfielder Tyler Adams out with ankle injury

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team got off to a toughstart on Friday against Panama, losing to make the road to the Under-20 World Cup that much more difficult. However, it appears the match isn't the only thing the U.S. lost on Saturday, as they will now push on without a major contributor.

Robinson, Ebobisse and Klinsmann among 24 called into U.S. Under-20 camp

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Three of the top four picks in Friday's MLS Draft in Los Angeles will be spending some more time together in the area as they look to impress U.S. Under-20 national team head coach Tab Ramos.

Miles Robinson, Jonathan Lewis and Jeremy Ebobisse are among the 24 players called into U.S. Under-20 camp taking place at the U.

Report: Ramos emerges as frontrunner for Fire head coaching position

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Heading into the MLS offseason, the Chicago Fire had coaching job has been a major talking point, and it appears that a frontrunner has emerged from the pack of candidates.

Goal USA is reportingthat U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramoshas emerged as the leading candidate for the Chicago Fire head coaching position.