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.
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.
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.
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.
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.