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Making every Gold Cup count

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CONCACAF changed the rules for the Gold Cup, creating the Confederations Cup playoff and more pressure for the defending champion. Read More

Preview: USMNT vs Guatemala

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann makes winning the 2015 Gold Cup the only option for his squad with one friendly remaining. Read More

USMNT 2015 Gold Cup roster

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USMNT Jurgen Klinsmann finalized his 2015 Gold Cup roster, naming the 23 players that will represent the United States. Read More

Grading a busy month for US National Teams

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Charles Boehm looks at the play of the USMNT at U-20, U-23, and senior level and grades the overall performance of the program. Read More

USMNT exits 2015 U-20 World Cup to Serbia on penalties

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The USMNT lost to Serbia on penalties on Sunday in the quarterfinal round of the 2015 U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Read More

Klinsmann makes Gold Cup decisions

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's preliminary Gold Cup roster already tells us a lot about his plan's for the CONCACAF championship. Read More

Marching on: Cameron Carter-Vickers helps USMNT U-20s extend run at World Cup

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Charles Boehm speaks to USMNT U-20 player Cameron Carter-Vickers. Read More

The USMNT beats the Netherlands, Germany, and cynicism

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The USMNT pulled off back-to-back results in Europe with wins over the Netherlands and Germany while making a bigger point. Read More

Germany 1 – USMNT 2

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The USMNT closed out their European trip with another win over a highly ranked opponent, beating world champions Germany. Read More

USMNT provisional roster for the 2015 Gold Cup

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US Soccer submitted its provisional roster for the 2015 Gold Cup, naming retired defender DaMarcus Beasley among 35 players. Read More

USMNT advances in 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup

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The USMNT will play Serbia in the 2015 U-20 World Cup quarterfinals after shutting out Colombia 1-0 in the Round of 16. Read More

Major League Soccer

First-hand account of US Open Cup derby between New York Red Bulls and New York Cosmos

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It's the magic of the cup. A second division side drawn to play away from home against their local rivals, a "proper cup tie" some might call it. It's David against Goliath, a potential giant killing, a banana skin, as well as a local derby. It has all the storylines one would want. An expanded away following that typically comes with a glamor tie is on hand for these romantic cup ties is on hand and prepared to make their presence felt.

First-hand account of US Open Cup derby between New York Red Bulls and New York Cosmos

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It's the magic of the cup. A second division side drawn to play away from home against their local rivals, a "proper cup tie" some might call it. It's David against Goliath, a potential giant killing, a banana skin, as well as a local derby. It has all the storylines one would want. An expanded away following that typically comes with a glamor tie is on hand for these romantic cup ties is on hand and prepared to make their presence felt.

Umbro Announces USA Midfielder Mix Diskerud as New Face of Brand

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Umbro has announced that Mix Diskerud, professional soccer player and midfielder for the New York [...]

Former USMNT youth player David Johnson tries again

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At 31, David Johnson is trying for a comeback eight years after back injuries derailed a promising career for the USMNT youth player. Read More

2015 MLS Season

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Guatemala

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The USMNT is in friendly action on Friday's soccer TV schedule, hosting Guatemala in Nashville. Read More

Soccer TV: DC United vs Orlando City

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DC United and Orlando City try to return the focus to the club game in a busy weekend for international soccer on the TV schedule. Read More

FIFA

Case Open

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I am truly not smart enough about business matters to explain the possible splintering ramifications for MLS and/or future youth prospects from this. I kinda assume they would be significant. Either way, in my admittedly lay opinion, it seems that it would be both reasonable and beneficial for America to fall in line with the world on this particular issue.

Soccer News: 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup over for the USMNT

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The soccer news for Monday has the USMNT exiting the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup and reports of a new team for Bobby Wood. Read More

Soccer News: The USMNT beats Germany

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Thursday's soccer news has the media response to the USMNT's win over Germany from both sides of the Atlantic. Read More

USWNT’s Abby Wambach under pressure ahead of match against Sweden

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There are plenty of fascinating angles in the buildup to the United States against Sweden Women's World Cup match, and former US head coach, current Sweden boss, and generally beloved mother figure to the women's game Pia Sundhage added fuel to the fire on Monday.

Talking to the press, Sundhage pulled no punches.

USWNT’s Abby Wambach under pressure ahead of match against Sweden

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There are plenty of fascinating angles in the buildup to the United States against Sweden Women's World Cup match, and former US head coach, current Sweden boss, and generally beloved mother figure to the women's game Pia Sundhage added fuel to the fire on Monday.

Talking to the press, Sundhage pulled no punches.

Soccer News: The USMNT in Germany

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It's game day for the USMNT in Cologne as they face Germany in an international friendly with the previews in Wednesday's soccer news. Read More

U.S. National Team

Omar Gonzalez interview: USMNT defender talks World Cup, LA Galaxy and Abby Wambach

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World Soccer Talk spoke with Omar Gonzalezthis week and discussedhis partnership with Pass the Love, Steven Gerrard, why he'd like to borrow Abby Wambach for the US Men's National team and more.

Here's the transcript of the exclusive interview:

Caitlin O'Connell (CO): So tell us about Pass the Love and how you got involved.

Omar Gonzalez interview: USMNT defender talks World Cup, LA Galaxy and Abby Wambach

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World Soccer Talk spoke with Omar Gonzalezthis week and discussedhis partnership with Pass the Love, Steven Gerrard, why he'd like to borrow Abby Wambach for the US Men's National team and more.

Here's the transcript of the exclusive interview:

Caitlin O'Connell (CO): So tell us about Pass the Love and how you got involved.

USA vs Sweden preview: USWNT face former head coach in must-watch game

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There are several subplots to tonight'sgame between the U.S. and Sweden, but putting all the history and drama aside, these are two teams that are in need of a timely and critical victory.

Sweden was shocked when Nigeria came back to end Group D's opening game in a 3-3 draw. Sweden's defense was outpaced and outmuscled by the Super Falcons on all three goals.

USA vs Sweden preview: USWNT face former head coach in must-watch game

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There are several subplots to tonight'sgame between the U.S. and Sweden, but putting all the history and drama aside, these are two teams that are in need of a timely and critical victory.

Sweden was shocked when Nigeria came back to end Group D's opening game in a 3-3 draw. Sweden's defense was outpaced and outmuscled by the Super Falcons on all three goals.

Recap of the USA’s shock 2-1 win against Germany

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Five days after the US stunned the Dutch in Amsterdam, surely they couldn't pull off the same trick again in Germany against the World Champions?

Once again, some doubts have been quelled by the US in these tough European environments. Or, similarly, Michael Bradley is still as good if not better than he's ever been.

Recap of the USA’s shock 2-1 win against Germany

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Five days after the US stunned the Dutch in Amsterdam, surely they couldn't pull off the same trick again in Germany against the World Champions?

Once again, some doubts have been quelled by the US in these tough European environments. Or, similarly, Michael Bradley is still as good if not better than he's ever been.

US Men’s National Team may have finally turned a big, big corner; By Steve Davis

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After watching the United States nail down deserved wins against two global heavies of world soccer, it's hard to resist the temptation to declare "corner turned."

For years, the United States has been a solid middle class citizen in the pecking order of world soccer – living comfortably but not exactly among the wealthy.

US Men’s National Team may have finally turned a big, big corner; By Steve Davis

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After watching the United States nail down deserved wins against two global heavies of world soccer, it's hard to resist the temptation to declare "corner turned."

For years, the United States has been a solid middle class citizen in the pecking order of world soccer – living comfortably but not exactly among the wealthy.

Watch Germany 1-2 USA match highlights [VIDEO]

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US Men’s National Team vs. Germany: TV times and open thread

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After an unexpected comeback against the Netherlands last week, the U.S. Men's National Team continue their pre-Gold Cup preparation with a trip to Germany to face the #1 FIFA ranked team and recent winners of the 2014 World Cup.

You can read our full preview of the match HERE.

For viewers in the United States, here's the TV listings:

USA vs Germany, 2:45pm ET, FOX Sports 1, UniMas, UDN, FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer 2GO.

US Men’s National Team vs. Germany: TV times and open thread

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After an unexpected comeback against the Netherlands last week, the U.S. Men's National Team continue their pre-Gold Cup preparation with a trip to Germany to face the #1 FIFA ranked team and recent winners of the 2014 World Cup.

You can read our full preview of the match HERE.

For viewers in the United States, here's the TV listings:

USA vs Germany, 2:45pm ET, FOX Sports 1, UniMas, UDN, FOX Sports GO and FOX Soccer 2GO.

The Rest

Soccer News: Chicharito and Mexico

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There's a shakeup in the Mexico camp following their friendly against Honduras, with El Tri facing a Gold Cup without Chicharito. Read More

Soccer News: Klinsmann’s 2015 Gold Cup roster

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Jurgen Klinsmann's Gold Cup roster choices for the USMNT get the media's attention in Wednesday's soccer news update. Read More

And the USOC Opponent is...

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The Union's US Open Cup opponent revealed and some changes to the US Open Cup next year

This is the first year in US Open Cup history that there will be a set bracket from the round of 16, and this morning at 11 AM, the bracket was announced. The Philadelphia Union's next opponent in the US Open Cup will be D.

Sporting Win I-70 Derby, Advance in US Open Cup

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In front of a record US Open Cup crowd for the club, Sporting KC won their first match up against a team from across the state of Missouri, defeating St. Louis FC of the USL 1-0 thanks to a 70th minute goal by Graham Zusi. The match up sees KC advance to the fifth round of the Open Cup in late June/early July.