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March 25, 2015
NOT SO GREAT VS. DANES
Altidore, Johannsson score for USA in loss to Denmark

ARHUS, Denmark - Nicklas Bendtner scored three goals, the third in added time after 90 minutes, to give Denmark a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the United States in an international friendly at wet and windy NRGi Park.


March 24, 2015
DEMPSEY HAMSTRUNG
U.S. captain to miss friendlies

U.S. Men's National Team captain Clint Dempsey suffered a right hamstring strain during training Monday in Zurich


March 22, 2015
THREE FOR THE ROAD
MNT, U-23s, U-20s all headed for Europe

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will bring 23 players to Europe for friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland in preparation for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.


February 14, 2015
REMEMBER THE ALAMODOME
USA vs. Mexico is a sellout 2 months prior

CHICAGO - Exactly two months and a day to the kick off of arguably the best national team derby in the world, the United States-Mexico game is sold out.


February 10, 2015
STILL WANTS TO PLAY FOR USA
Though returning to MLS is in contrast to Klinsmann's desires, Kljestan wants a chance

HARRISON, N.J. – Sacha Kljestan has returned to MLS because he wants to be here, he says, not because he has to be


February 8, 2015
ZARDES STARS IN NEEDED WIN
Galaxy attacker makes his mark as U.S. tops Panama

CARSON, Calif. - The U.S. national team's 2-0 triumph Sunday afternoon over Panama might not silence the doubts


February 8, 2015
U.S. ENDS WINLESS SKID
2-0 win over Panama ends 5-game slide

CARSON, Calif. - Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey scored first-half goals, and the U.S. national team ended a five-game winless streak Sunday afternoon with a 2-0 victory over Panama


February 7, 2015
WHEN WINNING MATTERS
It's just a friendly, but U.S. wants to end skid in StubHub clash against Panama

CARSON, Calif. -- The U.S. national team has won just once in nine outings since beating Ghana in its World Cup opener last summer, and that's something weighing on the Yanks as they prepare for Sunday afternoon's friendly against Panama at StubHub Center.


January 28, 2015
TWO GOALS TOO LITTLE
Shea, Altidore score in 3-2 loss to Chile

RANCAGUA, Chile – The U.S. Men’s National Team opened 2015 with a 3-2 loss to No. 14 FIFA-ranked Chile at Estadio El Teniente.


January 24, 2015
USA ROSTER SET TO OPEN 2015
Friendlies with Chile, Panama on the schedule

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has named a 23-player roster for the upcoming friendlies against Chile and Panama,


January 22, 2015
ONE MORE HONOR FOR ARENA
Gets U.S. Soccer's Werner Fricker Builder Award

CHICAGO - National Soccer Hall of Fame member, former U.S. Men's National Team head coach and current LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena is the 2014 recipient of the Werner Fricker Builder Award.


January 14, 2015
REMEMBER EL TRI
USA, Mexico to face off in San Antonio April 15

CHICAGO -- The U.S. men's national team will play its first game in the city of San Antonio, Texas, when it takes on longtime rival Mexico at the Alamodome on Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. CT.


January 9, 2015
LET'S GET THIS STARTED
Klinsmann calls up 28 for first camp of 2015

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 28 players to Carson, Calif.,


January 5, 2015
U-20S OFF TO JAMAICA
CONCACAF tourney will send 4 teams to World Cup

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has named the 20-player roster for the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship running Jan. 9-24 in Jamaica.


December 15, 2014
THAT'S A WRAP
Beasley retrires from international play

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team defender DaMarcus Beasley has announced his retirement from international soccer,


December 8, 2014
FOR STARTERS
USMNT to play 7 friendlies before Gold Cup

CARSON, Calif. -- Before the United States participates in the CONCACAF Gold Cup next summer, the national team will have a heavy schedule with seven games from January through June, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati revealed at a media roundtable that was held after MLS Cup at the StubHub Center Sunday night.


December 4, 2014
YEDLIN, BRIAN BEST YOUNG AMERICANS
Gavin Sibayan is top Disabled athlete

CHICAGO - DeAndre Yedlin and Morgan Brian have been voted 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Male and Young Female Athletes of the Year, and Gavin Sibayan has been voted 2014 U.S. Soccer Disabled Athlete of the Year.


November 20, 2014
TIM HOWARD'S THE MAN
Goalkeeper wins 2nd Athlete of Year award

CHICAGO - Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been voted the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year.


November 19, 2014
IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO TODAY ...
... that the USA qualified for its 1st World Cup in 40 years

It was 25 years ago today that Paul Calgiuri scored the goal that lifted the U.S. to its first World Cup in 40 years in a 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. We present editor Michael Lewis's account of the U.S. qualifying for the World Cup in 1989. This story first appeared in the Nov. 23, 1989 edition of Soccer Week and is used with permission.


November 18, 2014
DUBLIN DOWN
Outplayed US men fall 4-1 to Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland--The United States got off to a shaky start against a reserve-laden Ireland team on Tuesday and never recovered, falling 4-1 at Aviva Stadium.


November 14, 2014
LOST LEAD
USA allows Colombia to rally for 2-1 win

LONDON -- The United States squandered a one-goal lead, surrendering a pair of second-half goals as Colombia rallied for a 2-1 victory


November 13, 2014
NEW CHALLENGE
Ex-Chivas prez Nelson Rodriguez joins U.S. Soccer

CHICAGO - Nelson Rodriguez, the man who played a key role keeping Chivas USA afloat after club's Mexican owners sold the team to Major League Soccer, has a new job.


November 10, 2014
ROUNDING OUT THE SEASON
Klinsmann announces roster for final games of 2014

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 25 players into camp for the final matches of 2014.


October 28, 2014
TOPPING THE LIST
Klinsmann, Wambach up for FIFA awards

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and striker Abby Wambach are in the running for FIFA's year-end awards.


October 15, 2014
CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP
Complete schedule

Here's the complete schedule for the CONCACAF Women's Championship.


October 14, 2014
JOZY SCORES AT HOME
Honduras’ late goal ties US

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Jozy Altidore scored for the US and Maynor Figueroa scored late in the match as the US Men’s National Team battled to a 1-1 draw with Honduras in an international friendly in front of 14,805 fans at FAU Stadium Tuesday night.


October 11, 2014
MAKE IT A DOUBLE
USA notebook: Capped Altidore captains team again

CHICAGO -- Former New York Red Bulls striker Jozy Altidore was given the captain's armband following the departure of Landon Donovan from Friday's 1-1 draw between the United States and Ecuador in East Hartford, Conn.


October 11, 2014
SIX IN, SIX OUT
USA makes changes in front of Honduras friendly

CHICAGO - U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made six changes to the team that tied Ecuador Friday night.


October 11, 2014
NOT QUITE HOLLYWOOD
Donovan's national team career ends on special night

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- It wasn't exactly a Hollywood ending, but Landon Donovan got a better send off from the U.S. National Team than most would have expected a few months ago


October 10, 2014
FAREWELL
Donovan plays in final international match

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- If this was a Hollywood ending, then Landon Donovan would have scored in his final game with the U.S. national team.

Instead, he and his teammates settled for a 1-1 draw with Ecuador in an international friendly at Rentschler Stadium Friday night.


October 9, 2014
GREEN HEADING HOME
Dropped from U.S. squad due to rib injury

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has elected to send midfielder Julian Green back to Hamburg to continue his recovery from a rib injury.


October 7, 2014
WONDO'S ON BOARD
USA adds San Jose striker for friendly with Ecuador

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Chris Wondolowski to the roster for the international friendly vs. Ecuador in East Hartford, Conn. on Friday, Oct. 10.


October 6, 2014
DONOVAN TO PLAY FINAL GAME WITH NATIONAL TEAM
Friendly with Ecuador set for Friday, Oct. 10

CHICAGO - After a 15-year international career in which he became the most accomplished player in team history, Landon Donovan will make his final appearance for the United States when he plays against Ecuador in a friendly on Friday, Oct. 10 in East Hartford, Conn.


September 3, 2014
SOME FRESH FACES
U.S. earns 1-0 win to start next four year cycle

PRAGUE, Czech Republic --- Midfielder Alejandro Bedoya scored a 39th-minute goal, Nick Rimando made four saves in the second half and the U.S. Men's National Team earned a 1-0 victory against the Czech Republic at Generali Arena Wednesday.


August 29, 2014
HONDURAS LINES UP
USMNT heads for south Florida

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will continue its new cycle for Russia 2018 when it hosts Honduras at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton,Fla.,


August 28, 2014
SOME YOUNG IDEAS
Klinsmann picks a youthful roster for Czech friendly

CHICAGO - With a new World Cup cycle in place, U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann already is thinking about Russia 2018. With that in mind, Klinsmann on Thursday called in six players who have no international experience at the senior level for the Americans' friendly against the Czech Republic in Prague on Sept. 9.


August 26, 2014
ONE LAST TIME
Donovan's farewell U.S. game will be Oct. 10 vs. Ecuador

CHICAGO - After a 15-year international career in which he became the most accomplished player in team history, Landon Donovan will make his final appearance with the U.S. Men's National Team


August 21, 2014
TAKING A BREAK
Tim Howard to take some time off from U.S. National Team

Tim Howard is hanging up his gloves -- for the time being in international soccer.

The Everton goalkeeper said Thursday that he will take a break from his duties with the U.S. men's national team until next fall.


August 14, 2014
HOMECOMING
U.S. Men to face Ecuador in first post World Cup game

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men’s National team will make their first post-World Cup appearance on home soil against Ecuador on October 10 in East Hartford, Conn.


July 3, 2014
BIRTH OF A LEGEND?
Julian Green makes a spectacular, memorable debut for USA

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- As the curtain was coming down on the United States' latest World Cup adventure, another one was just being raised -- in spectacular fashion.


July 1, 2014
“WE FELL SHORT OF OUR DREAM”
Superhuman goalkeeping and a stunning goal not enough for US against Belgium

SALVADOR, Brazil -- Goalkeeper Tim Howard played the game of a lifetime on Tuesday night, but even his extraordinary performance could not give the United States a lifeline in the World Cup.


July 1, 2014
END OF THE LINE
Howard's brilliant performance can't stop Belgium from eliminating USA from World Cup, 2-1

SALVADOR, Brazil – One of the great World Cup goalkeeping performances of all time helped keep the United States in its Round of 16 game with Belgium on Tuesday night.


June 30, 2014
EVEN BEFORE THE KICKOFF ...
USA coach Klinsmann starts a refereeing controversy

SALVADOR, Brazil -- Even before referee Djamel Haimoudi has made a call, the Algerian already was mired in a controversy


June 30, 2014
HE'S AVAILABLE
Altidore can play vs. Belgium, but Klinsmann is uncertain for how long

SALVADOR, Brazil -- Jozy is back.

Jozy Altidore, who suffered a strained left hamstring against Ghana on June 16,, will be available to play for the United States against Belgium in a Round of 16 World Cup game on Tuesday


June 29, 2014
LOOKING WAY BACK
When the USA beat Belgium in the very 1st World Cup in 1930

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The headline in the July 21, 1930 edition of The New York Times said it all: "U.S. Favorite to Win World's Soccer Title."


June 29, 2014
WILL THE BELGIANS WAFFLE?
USA gearing up for undefeated Belgium, which has an injured backline

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- So, which Belgium team will the United States face when the two tangle in a World Cup second-round match in Salvador Tuesday?


June 29, 2014
WORLD CUP VIEWING PARTY
Tuesday at Soldier Field

U.S. Soccer will host a World Cup Viewing Party at Soldier Field for the U.S. Men's National Team match against Belgium on Tuesday, July 1. The Round of 16 match will kick off at 3 p.m. CT.


June 28, 2014
IN JURGEN THEY TRUST
Enthusiastic Klinsmann vital link to Americans' success

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Omar Gonzalez admits he has never played for a coach quite like Jurgen Klinsmann.


June 27, 2014
RAISING THE BAR
Klinsmann tells his team to think big, not to book flights home until July 13 championship game

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- The man who pushed the bar so low for the United States suddenly raised it to much greater heights on Friday.


June 27, 2014
INJURY UPDATE
Jones suffered broken nose, Altidore runs but is uncertain for Belgium

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Injury updates on midfielder Jermaine Jones and striker Jozy Altidore


June 26, 2014
NOT THE END OF THE WORLD (CUP)
Despite loss to Germany, USA gets another life as it moves from Group of Death into 2nd round

RECIFE, Brazil -- It took about a minute for the result to become official and only a second for it to settle in.


June 26, 2014
NO BIG LOSS
USA lose to Germany, still advance to round of 16

RECIFE, Brazil – The United States lost the battle on Thursday, but will get another opportunity to win another battle in the war. The USA dropped a 1-0 decision to Germany in its final Group G match Thursday in front of 41,876 at Arena Pernambuco, but qualified for the Round of 16 anyway by goal differential over Portugal, 2-1 winners over Ghana also on Thursday.


June 25, 2014
BUSINESS AS USUAL
USA-Germany won't be a "friendly" for old friends Klinsmann, Low

RECIFE, Brazil -- No World Cup game can be considered a friendly, not even when two old friends meet up.


June 24, 2014
NO FRIENDS FOR 90 MINUTES
Jones ready to give blood, sweat and tears for USA vs. his native Germany

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- When the United States lines up against Germany in its vital World Cup match in Recife on Thursday, midfielder Jermaine Jones will see some of his friends on the other side of the pitch.


June 24, 2014
AND NOW A FEW WORDS FROM BEASLEY
About his 4th World Cup, looking back and forward, through U.S. Soccer

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- For the first time during the World Cup, U.S. right back DaMarcus Beasley communicated with the U.S. media on Tuesday.


June 24, 2014
NO COLLUSION HERE
Klinsmann: We are going to try to win, not play for a tie

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- It's no secret that U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann and his German counterpart Joachim Low are good friends.


June 24, 2014
GETTING CLOSER
Altidore could be back for knockout round

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- If the United States reaches the knockout round of the World Cup, then former Red Bulls striker Jozy Altidore could be in a position to help the team.


June 23, 2014
WORLD CUP NOTES
Klinsmann does not like the fact that Germany gets an extra day of rest

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Jurgen Klinsmann is none too happy with the World Cup schedule.


June 23, 2014
DEFENDING HIS STAR
Klinsmann backs Bradley after a difficult night

SAO PAULO, Brazil - After his star midfielder endured two difficult moments that helped define the 2-2 draw with Portugal Sunday night, United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann defended Michael Bradley.


June 22, 2014
SO CLOSE
Seconds away from securing a spot, U.S. settles for 2-2 draw

MANAUS, Brazil – So close, yet so far.

Only 39 seconds away from securing a spot in the knockout round of the World Cup, the United States allowed a last-gasp goal by Varela to lift Portugal into a frustrating 2-2 Group G draw on Sunday night.


June 22, 2014
SECONDS COUNT
U.S. settles for 2-2 tie after late Portugal goal

MANAUS, Brazil – Only seconds away from securing a spot in the knockout round of the World Cup, the United States allowed a last-gasp goal by Varela to lift Portugal into an frustrating 2-2 Group G draw on Sunday night.


June 21, 2014
NOT INTIMIDATED
U.S. hopes to stop Cristiano Ronaldo

MANAUS, Brazil -- He is considered by many to be best soccer player in the world and he just might be the first one to tell you that, his ego is so enormous.


June 20, 2014
LOOKING IN THE MIRROR
Bradley takes a hard look at his play vs. Ghana

SAO PAULO, Brazil - After a personal rocky and sub-par performance in the United States' 2-1 opening Group G win over Ghana last week, midfielder Michael Bradley admitted he wasn't at his best.


June 19, 2019
ALTIDORE OUT, DEMPSEY, BESELR IN
Mixed injury repoprt heading into Portugal game

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Jozy Altidore is out of Sunday's game with Portugal.


June 19, 2014SAO PAU
HAMSTRUNG
Altidore won't play vs. Portugal

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Jozy Altidore is out of Sunday's game with Portugal.


June 18, 2014
ENJOYING THE TASTE OF VICTORY
Confident USA sets its sights on ailing Portugal

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Whether it was the huge confidence boost of defeating Ghana in its opener or knowing they will be battling a struggling and ailing team, the United States just might be smelling blood in the water for its World Cup confrontation with Portugal on Sunday.


June 18, 2014
FRIENDS AND FAMILY
USA gets a rare day off from the World Cup

SAO PAULO, Brazil - The U.S. National Team received a much-deserved day off from training at the World Cup on Wednesday.


June 17, 2014
2 OUT OF 3 NOT GOOD ENOUGH
Dempsey, Besler should play vs. Portlugal, Altidore hopes to return during WC

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- For the U.S. National Team, two out of three might be good, but it won't be good enough as it starts to prepare for Portugal in its second World Cup game on Sunday.


June 16, 2014
A DREAM FINISH
Brooks’ late goal lifts USA over Ghana in World Cup opener, 2-1

NATAL, Brazil -- John Brooks had a dream that he was going to score the winning goal and because it came true, the United States still has its dream of reaching the second round of the World Cup.


June 16, 2014
GREAT START
US tops Ghana, 2-1

NATAL, Brazil -- The United States exorcised ghosts of World Cups past and put itself into a solid position to reach the second round of the World Cup in dramatic fashion on Monday night.


June 16, 2014
FIRST THINGS FIRST
It pays to score first and win early at the World Cup

NATAL, Brazil - Some things to remember before the United States takes on Ghana


June 16, 2014
SOME UNUSUAL BEDFELLOWS
He's from Ghana, she's from the USA and they're both soccer fans

NATAL, Brazil -- Soccer and the World Cup sometimes makes for some unusual bedfellows, figuratively and literally.


June 15, 2014
THE REVENGE FACTOR
Ghana says USA has it on its mind but the Americans say they don't

NATAL, Brazil -- Depending on your vantage point, the U.S. national team has or does not have revenge on its mind when it takes on Ghana in its World Cup opener on Monday.


June 14, 2014
SOLO EFFORT
Clean sheet, Leroux goal lead US over France 1-0

TAMPA, Florida – Goalkeeper Hope Solo tied the U.S. Women’s National Team shutout record and Sydney Leroux scored her team-leading seventh goal of the year as the USA defeated France 1-0 in front of 9,799 fans at Raymond James Stadium Saturday night.


June 14, 2014
NO WORDS OF WISDOM
Tim Howard: words, advice from me to my teammates would be hollow

NATAL, Brazil -- As the man who runs the defense with his vision and great communication skills, Tim Howard admits he cannot give any advice to his younger teammates who have not experienced the World Cup yet.


June 13, 2014
SOME OPENING LESSONS
U.S. players learn from referee's call in Brazil win

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Brazil's 3-1 win over Croatia in the World Cup opener Thursday served as a warning and a reminder to the United States


June 11, 2014
MEET THE TEAM
A look at the U.S. World Cup squad

Here's a look at the 23 players U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has taken to Brazil for the World Cup.


June 9, 2014
MLS STARS READY FOR WORLD CUP
10 Americans, 22 totlal players on rosters

Twenty-two of Major League Soccer’s top players will travel to Brazil this week to represent their countries in the World Cup


June 7, 2014
BREAKING OUT
Altidore snaps marathon scoring slump with 2 goals in USA's 2-1 win over Nigeria

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jozy Altidore broke his marathon scoring drought in a spectacular way, striking twice as the United States recorded a 2-1 victory in its final World Cup warm-up match at EverBank Field on Saturday night.


June 5, 2014
A FINAL SEND-OFF
U.S. faces Nigeria before heading to Brazil

The U.S. Men's National Team and Jurgen Klinsmann have one more chance to make some major decisions before heading to Brazil when it hosts Nigeria on Saturday, June 7


June 1, 2014
A WORK IN PROGRESS
USA still putting things together

HARRISON, N.J. - World Cup warm-up matches given what they are, it isn't always about winning, but the way the team plays and whether the team can avoid injuries.


June 1, 2014
WORLD CUP READY?
U.S. still needs to work out some kinks

HARRISON, N.J. - The United States National Team is not ready for the World Cup.

Jurgen Klinsmann knows it, but he’s hoping by the time the event kicks off in Brazil on June 12, that won’t be the case.


June 1, 2014
TURKISH TUNEUP
USA gets second pre-World Cup win, 2-1

HARRISON, N.J. – Fabian Johnson and Clint Dempsey scored goals as the United States recorded its second win in as many World Cup warm-up matches en route to a 2-1 victory over Turkey at Red Bull Arena Sunday afternoon.


May 31, 2014
MAKING HIS CASE
Galaxy's Gonzalez has recovered from injury, pushes for starting job in Brazil

SAN FRANCISCO -- Omar Gonzalez was pleased with how he got through his first test with the U.S. national team following his quick recovery from a minor knee injury. Now it's about jousting for a starting job in Brazil.


May 31, 2014
NEW LOOK
Will diamond be USA men's best friend in Brazil?

NEW YORK - As it puts its finishing touches preparing for the World Cup, the U.S. national team has plenty of questions to answer.


May 29, 2014
VOICE OF EXPERIENCE
McBride: Donovan still can do it at the World Cup and should have been selected

Brian McBride has little doubt that Landon Donovan can still do it at the highest international level and that he should be heading for Brazil next month.


May 27, 2014
THERE'S A SUBSTITUTE FOR SUCCESS
2nd-half subs Diskerud, Johannsson lift USA over Azerbaijan, 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO -- Second-half substitutes Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson scored six minutes apart late in the match to boost the United States to a 2-0 victory over Azerbaijan in the first of three Send-off matches prior to the World Cup Tuesday night at Candlestick Park.


May 23, 2014
RAY'S RANT
Hudson decries leaving Donovan off World Cup roster

Ray Hudson goes off on Jurgen Klinamann's leaving Landon Donovan off World Cup roster.


May 23, 2014
DEFENDING HIS DECISION
Klinsmann on Donovan: other players were ahead of hm

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Jurgen Klinsmann defended his decision Friday to leave all-time U.S. international goal-scorer Landon Donovan off his World Cup roster.


May 22, 2014
DONOVAN'S REACTION
He's disappointed, but will cheer on the team

Needless to say, Landon Donovan was disappointed, but he did not criticize the decision by U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann to leave him off the U.S. national team for for the World Cup in Brazil.


May 22, 2014
THE UNKINDEST CUT
Donovan cut from U.S. World Cup team

Landon Donovan, arguably the best player ever produced by the United States, isn't going to the World Cup.


May 22, 2014
NO DONOVAN
3-time World-Cupper doesn't make USA team

Landon Donovan is not going to Brazil for the World Cup.


May 20, 2014
MUSIC AND ART ON THE ROAD TO BRAZIL
Fiasco, Futura team with U.S. Soccer

Grammy Award-winning recording artist Lupe Fiasco has been named Music Director and artist Futura the Art Director for the Men's National Team's 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign.


May 12, 2014
FIRST CUT
Klinsmann trims pre-World Cup roster to 30

Jurgen Klinsmann knows it will only get more difficult after this.


May 12, 2014
THE FINAL 30
Klinsmann names World Cup training camp roster

U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has selected the 30-man preliminary roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


April 2, 2014
A GAME OF TWO HALVES
After dominating the first half, USA allows 2 goals in final half and settles for 2-2 tie with El Tri

GLENDALE, Ariz. – The United States squandered a two-goal halftime advantage and was forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with archrival Mexico in an international friendly on Wednesday night.


March 31, 2014
NO LEAVING PUEBLA
Beasley, Orozco refused releases for Mexico game

Chicago - Liga MX team Puebla has refused the request to release U.S. Men's National Team defenders DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco for the match between the USA and Mexico on April 2.


March 30, 2014
TWO ADDITIONS
Vogts named special advisor to USMNT, Ramos is tabbed as an assistant coach

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has appointed former World Cup winner Berti Vogts to be a special advisor to the U.S. Men's National Team through the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


March 30, 2014
BELTRAN IN, EVANS OUT
Injury sidelines defender for Mexico game

CHICAGO - Tony Beltran has been added to the U.S. Men's National Team training camp roster in place of Brad Evans, who continues to recover from a calf injury suffered on March 15 while playing for Seattle Sounders against Toronto FC.


March 19, 2014
HANGING THEM UP
Cherundolo says he’s retiring

U.S. international right back Steve Cherundolo, known as the "Mayor of Hannover" for his longevity, popularity and high standard of play, Wednesday announced his retirement from professional soccer.


March 18, 2014
BORN IN THE U.S.A.
18-year-old Green chooses U.S. over Germany

CHICAGO - Bayern Munich forward Julian Green has chosen to represent the United States in international competition and has applied for a one-time change of association to FIFA. The process is expected to be completed in the coming weeks.


March 17, 2014
PLANS AFTER BRAZIL
U.S. to play Czech Republic Sept 3

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will travel to face the Czech Republic on Sept. 3 in Prague, marking the first match for the United States following the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


March 6, 2014
COAST-TO-COAST SEND-OFF
US Soccer sets 3-game Send-Off Series before World Cup

CHICAGO—The US National Team will play three send-off matches before departing for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.


March 5, 2014
A VICTORY FOR UKRAINE
2-0 win over U.S. for beleaguered country

LARNACA, Cyprus - The U.S. Men's National Team dropped a 2-0 decision against Ukraine at Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium as Andriy Yarmolenko and Marko Devic each scored a goal to hand the USA its first two-goal loss since falling 3-1 to Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying on Sept. 6, 2013.


March 3, 2014
NEW LOOK
Nike unveils U.S. National Team kit

The U.S. National will wear a new look jersey that features a polo shirt type collar. Nike unveiled the new uniforms on Monday that the U.S. will wear during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.


March 2, 2014
SPECTOR ADDED
Defender to join U.S. team ahead of Ukraine match

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called Birmingham City defender Jonathan Spector into training camp in advance of the USA's friendly against Ukraine on March 5 in Cyprus.


March 1, 2014
WITHDRAWN
Three dropped from U.S. Roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team midfielders Michael Bradley and Mix Diskerud and defender Tim Ream have been withdrawn from the U.S. roster ahead of the start of training camp for the friendly against Ukraine. No replacements will be added.


February 27, 2014
COMMUTER FRIENDLY
Mostly European based players called for U.S. match with Ukraine

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called in 24 players to training camp in Frankfurt, Germany, to begin preparations for its match against Ukraine on March 5 in Larnaca, Cyprus. All but three of the players are European based


February 24, 2014
FINDING SOME FAME
Lilly, McBride, Bradley elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

CHICAGO--- Former U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Kristine Lilly and U.S. Men's National Team forward Brian McBride have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, along with former U.S. Men's National Team coach Bob Bradley, who was elected in the builders category.


February 21, 2014
NO. 1 AT THE WORLD CUP
U.S. fans snap up most tickets

The United States has the highest number of allocated tickets among visiting countries for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. A total of 125,465 tickets were distributed to the USA according to FIFA, which released the ticket allocation numbers on Friday.


February 1, 2014
WONDO MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
Earthquakes forward nets two as U.S. tops South Korea

CARSON, Calif. -- Chris Wondolowski's chances of going to Brazil appear enhanced after he netted both goals in the U.S. national team's 2-0 triumph over South Korea in Saturday's World Cup prep at StubHub Center, but it's what's behind those tallies -- rather than the goals themselves -- that's making his argument.


February 1, 2014
BRACE AND A BLANKING
Wondolowski, Rimando lead 2-0 U.S. win

CARSON, Calif. - Led by two goals from forward Chris Wondolowski, the U.S. Men's National Team opened 2014 with a 2-0 victory against the Korea Republic in front of a sell-out crowd of 27,000 at StubHub Center.


January 24, 2014
ROSTER CHANGES
Klinsmann makes moves ahead of S. Korea friendly

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has finalized a 22-player roster for the last part of the January camp that will be held at the National Training Center in Carson, Calif. A total of 26 players were part of the group that began training on Jan. 7 in preparation for the match against Korea Republic on Feb. 1 at StubHub Center.


January 12, 2014
BRAZIL BOUND
Magee, Johnson included on USA roster for camp

Chicago Fire forward Mike Mage and goalkeeper Sean Johnson are included on the 26-man roster for the US National Team's upcoming 12-day training camp in Brazil.


January 9, 2014
KING RICHARD
Groff named Werner Fricker award winner

CHICAGO - U.S. Adult Soccer Association President and U.S. Soccer Federation board of directors member Richard Groff was named recipient of the Werner Fricker Builder Award, it was announced on Thursday.


January 3, 2014
GOING CAMPING
Magee, Johnson called to U.S. National Team

Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson and forward Mike Magee have been selected by the United States Men’s National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann to participate in the annual January training camp at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. from Jan. 6 – Feb. 1.


December 30, 2013
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
2013 Champions

Here is a list of key soccer championships for 2013:


December 30, 2013
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
The Top Ten national soccer stories of 2013

“Dos a cero” is becoming a familiar refrain for the U.S. National Team. So is qualifying for the World Cup. The U.S. defeated Mexico 2-0 on September 10 in Columbus to qualify for their seventh straight World Cup.


December 20, 2013
NINE MORE YEARS
Nike, U.S. Soccer renew partnership

CHICAGO---Nike and the U.S. Soccer Federation have announced a renewal of their partnership that will see the world's leading sports brand design and create the kits for the men's and women's United States teams at every level for nine more years.


December 20, 2013
LANDON LEADS THE WAY
Donovan receives most votes, heads USMNT Best XI

CHICAGO -- It should not come as a surprise at all that Landon Donovan received the most votes to be named a member of U.S. Soccer's U.S. men's National Team Best XI.


December 12, 2013
FOUR MORE YEARS
Klinsmann gets new deal from U.S. Soccer

CHICAGO - The United States Soccer Federation must be happy with what head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has done with the U.S. National Team. After qualifying for the World Cup at the top of CONCACAF, and winning the Gold Cup, Klinsmann has been give a four year contract extension which will take him through 2018.


December 10, 2013
THE VERY BEST XI'S
U.S. Soccer to unveil all-time Best XI for men, women next week

To close out its centennial celebration, U.S. Soccer will announce the All-Time Best XI for the Men's and Women's National Teams next week.


December 6, 2013
WHAT, JURGEN WORRY?
After a tough draw, USA coach Klinsmann says to bring it on

What, Jurgen worry?

Not at all. Not at all. Even after getting one tough group -- a Group of Death, more or less, with his native Germany, Portugal and Ghana, U.S. National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann says to bring it on.


December 6, 2013
TOUGH DRAW
USA vs. Germany, Ghana, Portugal in World Cup

The United States finds itself drawn in Group G at the World Cup, as in Golly, can it get any more difficult?


December 3, 2013
JOZY WINS IT
Altidore named Player of the Year by Fútbol de Primera

SAN FRANCISCO - US National Team forward Jozy Altidore has won the 2013 Player of the Year Award, presented by Fútbol de Primera and chosen by journalists from across the nation.


December 3, 2013
POT 3
USA , CONCACAF teams placed with Asian sides for draw

The United States was placed in Pot 3 for Friday's World Cup draw in Brazil.


December 2, 2013
PREPARATION STARTS IN LA
U.S. to open 2014 with South Korea

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will face fellow FIFA World Cup finalist Korea Republic on Feb. 1 in Carson, Calif., in the team's first World Cup preparation match of 2014. Kickoff at StubHub Center is set for 2 p.m. PT (4 p.m. CT).


November 27, 2013
DOUBLE AA
Altidore, Abby named U.S. Soccer athletes of the year

It's Abby and Alitdore.

For their excellence at the highest levels of the sport, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday as U.S. Men's National Team forward Jozy Altidore male athlete of the year and Abby Wambach as female athlete of the year.


November 19, 2013
FRUSTRATING LOSS
USA claims ball was over the goal line for a goal in 1-0 defeat in Austria

VIENNA -- The United States walked out of Ernst-Happel-Stadion frustrated, frustrated with itself and the game officials after losing their 2013 finale to the Austria in an international friendly


November 15, 2013
NIL-NIL
USA men play host Scotland to scoreless draw

GLASGOW, Scotland -- In its penultimate international match of the year, the United States played Scotland to a scoreless draw at Hampden Park on Friday.


November 13, 2013
THEY'RE OUT
Injuries force Dempsey, Johnson out of friendlies

CHICAGO---U.S. National Team forward Clint Dempsey and midfielder Fabian Johnson have been sidelined by injury and forced to withdraw from the U.S. roster for the upcoming friendlies against Scotland and Austria, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon


November 11, 2013
CALL OF DUTY
Fire's Johnson on US roster for European friendlies

Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson is on his way to Glasgow to join the US National Team for this week's matches against Scotland and Austria.


November 8, 2013
CRUEL RUNNINGS
U17 WNT lose in CONCACAF semis on pks

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica - The U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team will not qualify for the 2014 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup after falling to Mexico on penalty kicks in Thursday’s CONCACAF Women's U-17 Championship semifinal.


October 15, 2013
SPOILERS AGAIN
Stoppage-time goals help USA crush Panama's World Cup dreams in comeback win

Panama's World Cup dream came to a crashing halt on Tuesday night. The United States scored twice in stoppage time to turn a one-goal deficit into a stunning 3-2 qualifying win at Estadio Rommel Fernandez.


October 12, 2013
CHANGES
Klinsmann makes moves ahead of last qualifier

CHICAGO U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made several changes to the team that will face Panama on Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the USA's final match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign. Kickoff at Estadio Rommel Fernandez is set for 8:30 p.m. CT, and the match will be broadcast live on beIN SPORT.


October 12, 2013
HOMETOWN HERO
Zusi comes off the bench to score a dream goal for USA in WCQ win

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- At the very least, a substitute wants to help raise the level of play and intensity of his team. At the very most, that replacement would love to make an impact and perhaps score a goal.


October 12, 2013
WEARING THE HEXAGONAL CROWN
USA clinches CONCACAF WCQ title

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- While the World Cup fate of archrival Mexico still has not been decided, the United States reached yet another milestone in its 2-0 victory over Jamaica in the CONCACAF hexagonal as the Americans won the group on Friday night.


October 11, 2013
GOOD ENOUGH TO WIN
US blanks Jamaica 2-0 in WCQ

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- Even when the United States doesn't play at full strength or up to its potential, the Americans still can be a successful side.


October 10, 2013
THREE IN ONE OUT
More changes for U.S. National Team

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added midfielder Brad Davis, defender Clarence Goodson and forward Chris Wondolowski to the training camp roster. The trio will join camp Thursday afternoon in Kansas City, bringing the roster to 22 players.


October 8, 2013
ROSTER MOVE
Orozco in, Gonzalez out for U.S.

CHICAGO - Defender Michael Orozco has been added to the U.S. National Team roster, replacing Omar Gonzalez.


October 6, 2013
FOLLOWING THE BLUE PRINT
Klinsmann wants U.S. to finish qualifying on high note, sticks with similar roster

Even though the U.S. Men's National Team has already qualified for next year's World Up in Brazil, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is pretty much sticking to the blueprint for the last couple of Qualifying games with the selection of 20 players, 17 of whom were part of the U.S. team for the last camp.


September 13, 2013
GLASGOW FRIENDLY
USA to visit Scotland on Nov. 15

CHICAGO---With a World Cup berth secured, the U.S. National Team will start looking ahead to preparing for Brazil 2014 when it takes on Scotland at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland on Nov. 15.


September 11, 2013
ESPN GETS A BOOST
USA-Mexico – Equals Best Rating for World Cup Qualifiers

BRISTOL, Conn.---Tuesday night’s telecast of the 2-0 victory by the U.S. Men’s National Team over archrival Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, delivered an average U.S. household rating of 1.4, matching the previous record for FIFA World Cup rating on ESPN for Mexico vs. USA on March 26, 2013, at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca, according to Nielsen Media.


September 11, 2013
GOING TO BRAZIL
U.S. qualifies for 7th consecutive World Cup with another 2-0 qualifying result over archrival Mexico

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Regardless what transpires in Brazil next year and beyond, the U.S. National Team knows it will always have Columbus.

And Mexico.

And dos a cero.


September 10, 2013
RED, WHITE AND BLUE
Photo: USA's Jones celebrates after Mexico win



September 10, 2013
THIS IS OUR HOUSE
USA owns Mexico in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio---The fans said it first, chanting “This is Our House.” The players on the U.S. National Team seconded it with their emphatic 2-0 win, and U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann confirmed it after the game.


September 10, 2013
DOS-A-CERO AGAIN
USA moves closer to World Cup berth with yet another 2-0 win over Mexico in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Somewhere, inside or outside Columbus Crew Stadium, officials should erect a statue with two numbers: 2-0.

Those are the numbers that will be forever associated with the United States and Mexico when they have played World Cup qualifying matches here.


September 10, 2013
SCRATCHING A 46-YEAR ITCH
When the USA made history by upending Mexico, 2-1 in 1980 using NASL players

For the most two decades, it has been taken for granted that the United States usually reigns supreme over Mexico on American soil.


September 10, 2013
ITCHING FOR A CLINCHING
USA wants to book a spot in Brazil now and not later

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The United States' philosophy entering Tuesday night's World Cup qualifying match against archrival Mexico is straight to the point:


September 8, 2013
THEY WERE NOT DESERVED
Klinsmann claims yellow cards on Besler, Altidore should not have been handed out

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Upon further review, after watching a replay or two of yellow cards that resulted in one-game suspensions of two regulars, Jurgen Klinsmann concluded on Sunday that the game officials did not get it right.


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