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Overlooked talents make their USMNT return

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Under Bruce Arena, several USMNT players are getting the opportunity to restart their National Team careers through the January camp.

What happens to USMNT vs Mexico?

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FIFA's World Cup expansion dilutes qualifying, likely bringing an end to the two biggest games on the CONCACAF calendar.

5 players to watch in USMNT camp

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Bruce Arena has called in an MLS squad for his first January camp back in charge and he has options with World Cup qualifying looming.

Old and new in the Arena era of the USMNT

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Bruce Arena talks about the immediate future of the USMNT with a focus reminiscent of what we saw the last time he was coach.

What Bruce Arena means for young USMNT players

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It's not as difficult to figure out what Bruce Arena might do as USMNT coach because we've seen so much of him before.

Saying goodbye to the Klinsmann era

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As the USMNT transitions to a new coach, it's worth asking what they need to carry forward from the Klinsmann era of US soccer.

Bruce Arena returns as USMNT coach

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Bruce Arena is the new coach of the USMNT the US Soccer Federation announced on Tuesday. Arena returns to the job he last held in 2006.

Klinsmann and the limits of positive thinking

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Jurgen Klinsmann's positive outlook is part of who he is as a coach, but like any tactic it has a downside.

Jurgen Klinsmann fired as head coach of United States men's national soccer team

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U.S. Soccer has parted ways with U.S. National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Klinsmann out in USMNT coaching shakeup

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US Soccer has parted ways with USMNT coach and technical director Jurgen Klinsmann, announcing the move following back-to-back qualifying losses.

Jurgen Klinsmann says Darlington Nagbe will 'definitely' be back with U.S. National Team

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U.S. National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Sunday that Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe will "definitely" be making a return to the U.S. National Team.

Klinsmann has to show his work

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USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann's positive outlook and insistence that his formation and tactics are the way forward are working against him.

What now for the USMNT?

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The USMNT needs to regroup and US Soccer has given no indication that reversing the course in World Cup qualifying requires a new coach.

Costa Rica 4 – USMNT 0

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Costa Rica once again held up at home against the USMNT in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying with two goals from Joel Campbell.

The last point in Costa Rica

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A look back at the only time the USMNT took a qualifying point in Costa Rica and a look ahead at what the current team faces at Estadio Nacional.

USMNT, Pulisic, and youth

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The USMNT formation and tactical shift cost them against Mexico, but it's important not to lose sight of the bigger picture.

USMNT 1 – Mexico 2

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The USMNT opened the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying with a 2-1 loss to Mexico at MAPFRE Stadium.

Preview: Big questions for USMNT vs Mexico

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Previewing the USMNT vs Mexico World Cup qualifier means looking at what both teams are likely to do rather than what they're saying.

CONCACAF

CONCACAF without the Caribbean?

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A report has the Caribbean teams considering a future apart from CONCACAF and USMNT coach Bruce Arena charms the media in the soccer news.

Soccer TV: Costa Rica vs USMNT

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The USMNT plays Costa Rica in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying with qualifying also on the schedule in South America.

What to take from Columbus

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The USMNT tries to turnaround a loss in Columbus with points in Costa Rica in Monday's soccer news update.

Pulisic, personnel, and politics

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Christian Pulisic emerged as the face of the USMNT in a week where personnel questions and politics were also of interest for USMNT vs Mexico.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Mexico

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The USMNT plays Mexico on Fox Sports 1 on Friday in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying while England hosts Scotland.

Jurgen Klinsmann

My Favorite Tweet Of 2016

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Ten days later, you know what happened.

US Soccer fires Jurgen Klinsmann

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World Cup Qualifying losses to Mexico and Costa Rica ended the German's five year tenure

US Soccer announced on Monday afternoon that Jurgen Klinsmann, manager and technical director of the US men's national team, has been fired from his positions. Klinsmann, in charge since July 2011, was let go after the USMNT made their worst-ever start in the World Cup Qualifying hexagonal stage, in which they lost their first two games by a combined 6-0.

Injured Howard out for Costa Rica clash

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Los Angeles (AFP) Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been officially ruled out of the United States' 2018 World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in San Jose on Tuesday with a right adductor muscle injury.

"He has returned to Colorado for further evaluation and to determine treatment plans," US Soccer said in a statement confirming the diagnosis on Sunday.

Injured Howard out for Costa Rica clash

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Los Angeles (AFP) Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been officially ruled out of the United States' 2018 World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica in San Jose on Tuesday with a right adductor muscle injury.

"He has returned to Colorado for further evaluation and to determine treatment plans," US Soccer said in a statement confirming the diagnosis on Sunday.

News Update

European clubs vs CAF

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With players turning down call-ups for the Cup of Nations, how does Africa respond to club vs country in the soccer news.

CONCACAF tinkers with tournament formats

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CONCACAF may be using the U-20 Championship to test different ways to qualify teams and Bruce Arena speaks with the media in the soccer news.

#BruceisBack and the USMNT moves on

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Bruce Arena looks forward with the USMNT and plenty of responses to his introductory press conference in the soccer news.

Revisionist history with Jurgen Klinsmann

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The media play surrounding Jurgen Klinsmann's last days as USMNT coach make some difficult points in the soccer news.

Klinsmann, Gulati, and the news cycle

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There's plenty of media pressure on US Soccer president Sunil Gulati to fire coach Jurgen Klinsmann, but what does that mean in the soccer news.

Is there an appropriate 4-0 reaction?

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The USMNT lost by four goals in Costa Rica, putting pressure on the Jurgen Klinsmann era for the US National Team in the soccer news.

The USMNT in Costa Rica

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It's game day in Costa Rica for the USMNT with the previews focusing on the losing streak in San Jose in the soccer news.

Game day for the USMNT vs Mexico in Columbus

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The rest of the previews for USMNT vs Mexico as the Hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying beings in Friday's soccer news update.

Real Salt Lake sticks with Cassar

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Real Salt Lake keeps its coach and video of a 1980 win for the USMNT in Thursday's soccer news update.

The Rest

Injury forces Stefan Frei to leave USMNT camp early

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The Sounders goalkeeper has his first action with the US cut short.

Stefan Frei has had to withdraw from his first United States National Team camp after suffering a sprained ankle, US Soccer announced today. LA Galaxy ‘keeper Brian Rowe has replaced the Swiss-born Sounder in Bruce Arena's squad.

Bill Hamid forced out of USMNT camp due to injury

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As with last year, a knee problem has caused the D.C. United star to withdraw

In unfortunately familiar news, D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid has been forced to drop out of the USMNT's January camp due to a knee problem. Last year, a knee injury picked up during camp ended up requiring surgery, and Hamid ended up missing several months.

US Soccer grants division 2 status to both USL and NASL

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US Soccer kicks the can down the road yet again

After months of uncertainity, the second and third divisions of the US soccer pyramid have yet more uncertainty. For the first time since 2010, the USL is again the second division of American soccer. After a forced joint season in 2010, the NASL has been the second division and the USL has been the third division.

Tim Howard will miss rest of season

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A source told ESPN FC that the goalkeeper's adductor injury might require surgery

UPDATE: Tim Howard will undergo season-ending surgery on his groin, meaning Zac MacMath assumes the Colorado Rapids' starting goalkeeper duties beginning with the Western Conference finals.

According to ESPN FC, a source close to US Soccer said that United States and Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard will be out "months, not weeks" with the right adductor injury he suffered in the USA's match against Mexico on Friday.