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Fox Sports Announce Coverage For The 2015 Women’s World Cup

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The 2015 Women's World Cup will feature many first. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years the Women's World Cup will be aired on network television.

Tuesday it was announced that FOX will be carrying all 52 games across three stations in what will be the most comprehensive coverage of the women's pinnacle tournament.

Fox Sports Announce Coverage For The 2015 Women’s World Cup

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The 2015 Women's World Cup will feature many first. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years the Women's World Cup will be aired on network television.

Tuesday it was announced that FOX will be carrying all 52 games across three stations in what will be the most comprehensive coverage of the women's pinnacle tournament.

Previewing The USWNT’s Brasilia International Tournament

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2014 has not been the U.S. Women's National team's best year. A coaching change out of the blue, back to back losses for the first time since 2001, taking an all time low 7thplace at the Algarve Cup, and placement in the Group of Death for next year's World Cup.

Things could have gone better.

Previewing The USWNT’s Brasilia International Tournament

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2014 has not been the U.S. Women's National team's best year. A coaching change out of the blue, back to back losses for the first time since 2001, taking an all time low 7thplace at the Algarve Cup, and placement in the Group of Death for next year's World Cup.

Things could have gone better.

United States Men's National Team

USMNT Open Thread: Will U.S. Soccer’s latest reforms change the youth development equation?

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The latest from the US Soccer Federation on youth development raises familiar questions in American soccer circles. Read More

The LA Galaxy model and what it means for US soccer

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StubHub Center is what MLS wanted from soccer-specificity and a model for what US Soccer wants for itself. Read More

Jurgen Klinsmann plans a diffficult 2015 USMNT schedule

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's 2015 schedule might be overlooking the style the US needs to win the Gold Cup. Read More

US Soccer announces 2015 USMNT schedule

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US Soccer announces the first-half of the 2015 schedule for the USMNT including away games against the Netherlands and Germany. Read More

Howard wins Futbol de Primera Player of the Year

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USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard adds the second USMNT player award, winning the Futbol de Primera Player of the Year on Thursday. Read More

DeAndre Yedlin wins US Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year

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DeAndre Yedlin wins the 2014 US Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year award after making the World Cup squad. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: Klinsmann laments the MLS off season

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has issues with MLS, and one of them is the length of the off season over the winter months. Read More

USMNT Open Thread: Klinsmann laments the MLS off season

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has issues with MLS, and one of them is the length of the off season over the winter months. Read More

Who’s next? US U-17s take the stage at Nike International Friendlies in Florida

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The USMNT U-17 program faces a challenge over the next few days during the Nike International Friendlies in Florida. Read More

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

Code: Timmay

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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 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

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

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

Major League Soccer

Should the future of the USMNT be an open conversation?

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A look at the aftermath of the difference of opinion between USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann and MLS commissioner Don Garber. Read More

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

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.

The Rest

Our first managerial prodigy?

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Go check out my interview with Nate Weiss, an American Abroad who has quietly earned a youth coaching job with the DfB, Germany's national federation. How he got there is a wild story. If you do not know the name already, it may behoove to learn it now.- Greg Seltzer

Is MLS Soccer Better Than Premiere League Football?

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Video clip Ranking: five / 5

Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers Highlights

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Video clip Score: 4 / five

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.

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).