US Soccer

Major League Soccer

Carlos Bocanegra named Technical Director of MLS Atlanta

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
Former USMNT captain Carlos Bocanegra is the new Technical Director for the Atlanta MLS expansion team that begins play in 2017. Read More

US Soccer, MLS, and the National Soccer Hall of Fame

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The National Soccer Hall of Fame under US Soccer leadership lacks the broader focus it had as a separate entity. Read More

Q&A: USMNT icon John Harkes on coaching, youth development and life as a soccer dad

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
Charles Boehm interviews former USMNT captain and National Soccer Hall of Famer John Harkes. Read More

Bob Bradley is a fine coach and capable of securing a big European role

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Bob Bradley cuts an imposing figure on a touchline.

Booming voice. Chiseled features. Wilting stare. And you'd kill for his posture.

On Sunday afternoon, it was Bradley standing ramrod straight for 90 minutes on a clear, chilly Portland day, coaching his Norwegian outfit Stabaek in a friendly against the Chicago Fire.

Bob Bradley is a fine coach and capable of securing a big European role

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Bob Bradley cuts an imposing figure on a touchline.

Booming voice. Chiseled features. Wilting stare. And you'd kill for his posture.

On Sunday afternoon, it was Bradley standing ramrod straight for 90 minutes on a clear, chilly Portland day, coaching his Norwegian outfit Stabaek in a friendly against the Chicago Fire.

GQ meets Howler: Review of ‘Associated,’ the new soccer magazine

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Soccer in America has forever been the domain of those who enjoy combining philosophy and sport. Until the recent growth of MLS, soccer fans tended to gather in their corners of the internet and often try to create enclaves of sophistication; it was not enough to cheer for the sport as an American football or basketball fan would, but soccer fans needed to assign the game a philosophical meaning.

GQ meets Howler: Review of ‘Associated,’ the new soccer magazine

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Soccer in America has forever been the domain of those who enjoy combining philosophy and sport. Until the recent growth of MLS, soccer fans tended to gather in their corners of the internet and often try to create enclaves of sophistication; it was not enough to cheer for the sport as an American football or basketball fan would, but soccer fans needed to assign the game a philosophical meaning.

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to justify MLS’s flawed Single Entity policy

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

On Twitter, I have seen more and more MLS pundits sitting firmly behind the MLS Players Union, wanting to see them hold strong and fight for free agency.

This is an interesting position for these pundits, who over the years have been quite staunch in a belief that I would characterize as "MLS Knows Best.

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to justify MLS’s flawed Single Entity policy

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

On Twitter, I have seen more and more MLS pundits sitting firmly behind the MLS Players Union, wanting to see them hold strong and fight for free agency.

This is an interesting position for these pundits, who over the years have been quite staunch in a belief that I would characterize as "MLS Knows Best.

A generation’s best: Appreciating McBride, Bradley, and Lilly

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
Hall of Famers Brian McBride, Bob Bradley, and Kristine Lilly represent something special for American soccer. Read More

USA 2015 Nike Away Jersey

Football Fashion at related • 0 views
Longtime US Soccer technical partner Nike today unveiled the 2015 away jersey to be worn [...]

The field and schedule announced for the 102nd Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup tournament

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

U.S. Soccer announced today the field and schedule for the 102nd Lamar Hunt tournament. The big news is the size of the field 91 teams including all 47 professional teams from the top divisions of USSF. The other 44 come from various amateur leagues in the U.S. and include teams such as the Madison Fire, Ocala Stampede, the legendary Brooklyn Italians, and PSA Elites.

The field and schedule announced for the 102nd Lamar Hunt U.S Open Cup tournament

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

U.S. Soccer announced today the field and schedule for the 102nd Lamar Hunt tournament. The big news is the size of the field 91 teams including all 47 professional teams from the top divisions of USSF. The other 44 come from various amateur leagues in the U.S. and include teams such as the Madison Fire, Ocala Stampede, the legendary Brooklyn Italians, and PSA Elites.

2015 US Open Cup adds fixed bracket for Round of 16

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The 2015 US Open Cup introduces geographic pairings from the Round of 16 through to the semifinals. Read More

StubHub Center is good to the USMNT

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
StubHub Center is a regular host for USMNT training and friendlies, becoming one of several homes for the National Team. Read More

U.S Soccer president Sunil Gulati needs to take a stand against Sepp Blatter and FIFA

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

On April 19th, 2013, Sunil Gulati – at least in theory – became one of the most powerful men in soccer.

No one remembers the razor-thin margin of his victory an 18-17 vote victory over Mexican Federation President Justino Compean elected U.S Soccer President Gulati to FIFA's Executive Committee, football's foremost ruling body.

U.S Soccer president Sunil Gulati needs to take a stand against Sepp Blatter and FIFA

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

On April 19th, 2013, Sunil Gulati – at least in theory – became one of the most powerful men in soccer.

No one remembers the razor-thin margin of his victory an 18-17 vote victory over Mexican Federation President Justino Compean elected U.S Soccer President Gulati to FIFA's Executive Committee, football's foremost ruling body.

United States Men's National Team

CONCACAF U-17 Championship: USMNT 5 – Cuba 0

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
Joe Gallardo scored three goals for the USMNT in a Group A win over Cuba in the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship on Friday. Read More

US Soccer releases National Soccer Hall of Fame ballot

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
US Soccer announced the ballots for the 2015 National Soccer Hall of Fame including the Veteran's and Builder ballots. Read More

USMNT roster for 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
USMNT coach named 20 players for the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship with the USMNT starting play on Friday. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: What’s in a (formation) number?

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The USMNT under Jurgen Klinsmann experimented with formations and Charles Boehm takes a look at what that might mean in 2015. Read More

US Soccer inducts Hall of Fame Class

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
Brian McBride, Kristine Lilly, and Bob Bradley were inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame over the weekend. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: Is the USMNT still tops in CONCACAF?

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The USMNT have the Gold Cup, but two other CONCACAF teams are ahead in the FIFA Ranking. Read More

USMNT 2 – Panama 0

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The USMNT finished their annual camp with a 2-0 shutout of Panama in a friendly on Sunday. Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey scored. Read More

USMNT vs Panama: Welcome investment in a winter camp friendly

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
The USMNT prepares for Panama with the head coach questioning fitness and players looking for opportunities. Read More

Jurgen Klinsmann changes formations

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
Jurgen Klinsmann changed formations against Chile, with that move revealing a lot about his USMNT plans for 2015 and beyond. Read More

The USMNT back line

USSoccerPlayers at related • 3 views
The USMNT back line is again at issue following the Chile vs USMNT friendly, but this isn't new for US Soccer. Read More

Soccer News Update: USMNT the day after Chile

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
Thursday's soccer news update has the responses to the USMNT friendly against Chile and issues facing Premier League clubs. Read More

Soccer News Update

Soccer News: Top in American soccer

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
Fox Soccer picks the top people in the history of American soccer for their own Mount Rushmore in Tuesday's soccer news. Read More

Soccer News Update: New shirts for the USMNT

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
US Soccer and Nike unveil the new National Teams away shirt as we roundup the soccer news for Presidents Day. Read More

Soccer News Update: Gyasi Zardes plays for the USMNT

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The soccer news update has plenty on Gyasi Zardes and his play for the USMNT against Panama before turning to the Premier League. Read More

Soccer News Update: Back and forth over USMNT fitness

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
Another day of USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's fitness comments dominating the American soccer news cycle. Read More

Soccer News Update: Klinsmann’s words

USSoccerPlayers at related • 2 views
Wednesday's soccer news update has quick responses to USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's latest interview. Read More

United States

England vs USA preview: USWNT need answers in critical test

EPL Talk at related • 1 view

After a string of poor performances by the US Women's National Team and losing itsnumber one ranking in the world, critics are still calling for more changes to the team, shuffling moreplayers around, and questioningwhetherUSWNT Head Coach Jillian Ellis can find just the right combination to turn this team around.

England vs USA preview: USWNT need answers in critical test

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

After a string of poor performances by the US Women's National Team and losing itsnumber one ranking in the world, critics are still calling for more changes to the team, shuffling moreplayers around, and questioningwhetherUSWNT Head Coach Jillian Ellis can find just the right combination to turn this team around.

Preview of the USA vs. Panama international friendly

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

2015 got off to a bad start for the USA as they fell 3-2 on the road in Chile. Overall it was a mixed performance with good showings by Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, but poor showing from Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey. The USA has now lost three in a row, is winless in five straight, and won only once in the last nine games.

Preview of the USA vs. Panama international friendly

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

2015 got off to a bad start for the USA as they fell 3-2 on the road in Chile. Overall it was a mixed performance with good showings by Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, but poor showing from Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey. The USA has now lost three in a row, is winless in five straight, and won only once in the last nine games.

The Rest

USA to host 2015 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
The United States is the host for the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship scheduled for October. Read More

Chicago Fire – Dawson Hazes the Whole Squad (Behind The Scenes)

Yanks Soccer at related • 2 views

Video clip Ranking: 4 / five

Soccer TV: Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid and Everton vs Liverpool

USSoccerPlayers at related • 0 views
It's a weekend of derbies with Madrid, North London, and Merseyside on the soccer TV schedule along with USMNT vs Panama. Read More