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US Soccer names Tim Howard 2014 Male Athlete of the Year

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USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard wins the 2014 US Soccer Male Athlete of the Year award after a standout World Cup. Read More

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Line boss Tim Howard has grabbed his second USMNT dude of the year prize. As you saw my Fútbol de Primera ballot yesterday, it is obvious that I agree with the outcome today (I do not vote on the US Soccer award). Jermaine Jones finished second and Kyle Beckerman third. Also, note that the Young Male and Female nominees are unveiled near the bottom of the article.

Ireland 4 – USMNT 1

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The USMNT gave up an early goal against Ireland but made a game of it until a strong second-half showing from the hosts. Read More

The USMNT plays for strategy against Ireland

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The USMNT needs to show it can adjust to roster changes against Ireland in the second of the November friendlies. Read More

Open Thread: How should the USMNT line up vs Ireland?

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The USMNT has to make changes against Ireland on Tuesday, with four players leaving the squad following the loss to Colombia. Read More

Was 2014 a success for the USMNT?

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With the USMNT closing out its 2014 schedule on Tuesday against Ireland, was this a successful year for the National Team? Read More

USMNT 1 – Colombia 2

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The USMNT opened the scoring in a friendly against Colombia at Craven Cottage, but lost 2-1 in London on Friday. Read More

USA vs Colombia Preview: London Calling

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Since taking over as head coach for the USMNT in July of 2011, Jurgen Klinsmann has made a point of scheduling tough opponents for international friendlies. He's scheduled Italy in Genoa, France in Paris, Mexico at Azteca, Belgium in Brussels and Cleveland, and Brazil and Germany in Washington DC.

USMNT vs Colombia – Another exercise in squad building

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The USMNT regroups in London for the November friendlies and opportunities for new and returning players starting with Colombia. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: What do you think of the latest roster?

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Jurgen Klinsmann names his USMNT roster for the November friendlies calling in 25 players for training in London. Read More

USMNT roster for Colombia and Ireland friendlies

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US Soccer announced the USMNT roster for the two November friendlies, Colombia in London on Nov 14 and Ireland on Nov 18. Read More

John Hackwoth named U-15 US National Team coach

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John Hackworth is the new full-time coach of the US Under-15 National Team. Hackworth was formerly the head coach of the Philadelphia Union. Read More

Youth soccer development: Are we really headed in the right direction?

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Recent events are asking tough questions about the immediate future of youth soccer development in the United States. Read More

Jurgen Klinsmann Continues To Challenge American Soccer Both On And Off The field

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When Jurgen Klinsmann was hired to be the new coach of the US Men's National Team in 2011, there was much excitement over the appointment of a successful innovator that would help propel America forward in the world of soccer. Transforming the United States into an elite soccer powerhouse would not be easy but it seemed more possible than ever before under Klinsmann's tutelage.

A USSF – MLS split: Still out of the question?

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With both USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann and MLS commissioner Don Garber backing down, what does the future hold for US Soccer and MLS? Read More

USMNT vs Columbia set for Craven Cottage on Nov 14

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The USMNT will play Colombia in a neutral site friendly at London's Craven Cottage on Nov 14 US Soccer announced. Read More

USMNT vs Colombia set for Craven Cottage on Nov 14

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The USMNT will play Colombia in a neutral site friendly at London's Craven Cottage on Nov 14 US Soccer announced. Read More

Open Thread: Klinsmann, Garber, Washington and Beijing

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The difference in opinion between Jurgen Klinsmann and Don Garber speaks to the foundation of US soccer. Read More

USMNT retirements

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Landon Donovan, Jay DeMerit, Carlos Bocanegra, and Steve Cherundolo make their exits as professional soccer players in 2014. Read More

Do You Support Team Garber or Team Klinsmann?

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Whether it's promotion and relegation, or major USMNT players leaving Europe for the riches of MLS, Jurgen Klinsmann has taken numerous whacks at Don Garber's piñata recently. And Mr. Garber, desperate not to lose any PR or standing in the eyes of the growing American soccer populace, fought back.

Soccer News: The Netherlands lose in Euro 2016 qualifying

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The Netherlands lose to Iceland and Euro 2016 qualifying is at issue as we roundup Tuesday's soccer news. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: Still more questions ahead of Honduras friendly

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann raises several issues for the National Team before the Honduras friendly. Read More

The USMNT in Florida

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The history of the USMNT playing games in Florida since 1990 prior to the USMNT vs Ecuador friendly at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton. Read More

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Honduras

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The USMNT plays Honduras on a Tuesday soccer TV schedule with Euro 2016 qualifiers and international friendlies. Read More

USMNT roster for Honduras friendly

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann made six changes to his roster for the friendly against Honduras on Tuesday. Read More

USMNT 1 – Ecuador 1 – Post-game interviews

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USMNT players Jozy Altidore, Mix Diskerud, Brad Guzan, and Omar Gonzalez spoke with media following the 1-1 draw with Ecuador. Read More

Donovan’s Big Night a Chance to Look Back

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Landon Donovan made an appropriate exit to his USMNT career, even if players and fans can't believe he's leaving. Read More

5 things from USMNT vs Ecuador

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The USMNT drew with Ecuador in a game that the USA dominated early but struggled to close out. Read More

USMNT 1 – Ecuador 1

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Ecuador equalized late to draw 1-1 with the USMNT in a friendly at Rentschler Field on Friday night in Landon Donovan's farewell game. Read More

USMNT vs Ecuador – Klinsmann builds another roster

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann faces a new set of issues as he works to put together a squad to win the 2015 Gold Cup. Read More

Preview: USMNT vs Ecuador – Not your average friendly

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The USMNT prepares to give Landon Donovan an appropriate send-off in his final appearance in a friendly against Ecuador on Friday. Read More

Julian Green out for USMNT vs Ecuador

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USMNT forward Julian Green will miss the USMNT friendly against Ecuador on Friday, US Soccer announced. Read More

FIFA

MLS respects a strange FIFA calendar

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The new FIFA calendar does MLS no favors, with the 13-day release window interrupting the MLS playoffs. Read More

Elliot Ness v FIFA?

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It turns out the feds - both the FBI and IRS - have been looking into worldwide soccer corruption for a time now, with former US Soccer/CONCACAF/FIFA exec Chuck Blazer as a major informant. It is not a source of personal pride that I've shared a meal with this man, that I have been through the FIFA campus and buildings in Zürich.

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Soccer News: Landon Donovan speaks to the media

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USMNT player Landon Donovan addressed the media prior to his final game with the US National Team in Friday's soccer news. Read More

Alex Morgan Has The Skill And Charisma To Continue Landon Donovan’s Legacy as the Face of US Soccer

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In just a few days, U.S. soccer fans will witness the end of an era. This Friday, Landon Donovan will step onto the field as a national team player for the very last time, thus concluding one of, if not, the most illustrious career in American soccer history.

For the casual viewer, the friendly match against Ecuador will simply be the inevitable fruition of Donovan's retirement announcement back in August, and possibly a moment to reflect on his many record-breaking accomplishments.

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Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers Highlights

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Saint Louis FC, An American Soccer Club On The Rise

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St. Louis, Missouri is well-known as a baseball town. Despite the popularity of the NFL in the United States and the growing appeal of live hockey, neither the NFL's Rams nor the NHL's Blues have been able to match the overwhelming popularity of MLB's St. Louis Cardinals. With the Cardinals 11 World Series championships, 19 National League Pennants, and a history dating back to 1882, the baseball town reputation is well-deserved.

USA Announces 25-Man Squad For Friendlies Against Colombia and Ireland

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US Soccer has announced its 25-man squad for the upcoming friendlies against Colombia and the Republic of Ireland.

The squad is as follows:

GOALKEEPERS (4): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (9): DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Timmy Chandler (Eintracht Frankfurt), Greg Garza (Club Tijuana), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jermaine Jones (New England Revolution), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)

MIDFIELDERS (6): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Julian Green (Hamburg), Alfredo Morales (Ingolstadt), Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution)

FORWARDS (6): Jozy Altidore (Sunderland), Miguel Ibarra (Minnesota United FC), Jordan Morris (Stanford), Rubio Rubin (Utrecht), Bobby Wood (1860 Munich), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

There are several surprise inclusions in the squad, most notably Jordan Morris from Stanford University, Rubio Rubin from Utrecht, Bobby Wood from 1860 Munich and Greg Garza (Club Tijuana).

Leslie Shay – Chicago Fire (3×01)

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