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About Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan is a staff writer for the GotSoccer Magazine, covering MLS and other US leagues, He's GotSoccer's chief National Team Correspondent.

U.S. Women Back in Action
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With all of the U.S. Soccer world still reeling from the shock of the U.S Men’s National Team missing out on the World Cup for the first time since 1986, the World Champion women’s side return to the field Thursday … Continue reading

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Hat Trick Hero Weah Helps Lead U.S. to U17 World Cup Quarters
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While the immediate future is a barren wasteland for the United States Men’s National Soccer Team a group of 16 and 17-year-olds is offering hope that better times are not too far over the horizon. Led by a hat-trick from … Continue reading

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Arena Out- Gulati Stays
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The first shoe dropped today when Bruce Arena stepped down as coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team in the wake of Tuesday’s shocking World Cup elimination. With news of Arena’s resignation still swirling, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati addressed … Continue reading

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U17’s Stumble but Still Advance
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With the realization that the USMNT will miss out on next summers World Cup in Russia sinking in American soccer fans desperate for some hope to hang onto tuned in this morning to watch their youngsters compete in the U17 … Continue reading

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U.S. Miss World Cup in Stunning Loss to T&T
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When the soccer or, if you prefer football, world gathers for the World Cup next year in Russia the United States will not be a participant for the first time since 1986. The USMNT knew that a draw versus Trinidad … Continue reading

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Akinola Goal Beats Ghana in U17 World Cup
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Despite nearly being run off the pitch at times by a relentless Ghana side the U.S. maintained its grip on first place in Group A at the U17 World Cup today thanks to substitute Ayo Akinola’s 75th-minute goal. Played in … Continue reading

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Back on Track!
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With their backs against the wall, the USMNT responded with a passionate display in a dominant 4-0 victory over Panama to jump the Canaleros and move into third place in the Hex standings with one game left to play in … Continue reading

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U17’s Top India in U17 World Cup Opener
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The U.S. kicked off play in the U17 World Cup today with a 3-0 victory over India at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. The Americans were on top from the beginning, although the Young Yanks struggled to find a … Continue reading

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Odd Selections Dot Arena’s World Cup Roster
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With World Cup qualification in the balance in a pair of matches versus Panama and Trinidad and Tobago U.S. MNT coach Bruce Arena has called in a 26 player roster that recalls Jurgen Klinsmann at his most inscrutable. Friday’s test … Continue reading

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Sargent Heads U.S. Squad Headed to U17 World Cup
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Josh Sargent, newly committed to Bundesliga club Werder Bremen, leads coach John Hackworth’s 21 player squad set to contest the U17 World Cup beginning next month in India. Sargent and Hackworth led an exciting U.S. team to a second place … Continue reading

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Carli, Carli – Carli? Lloyd a Finalist for 3rd Consecutive World Player of the Year Honor
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FIFA has released the finalists for the organization’s new “Best” list, the soccer governing bodies awards for the top players, coaches, goal, etc. Last year FIFA separated its honors from the Ballon d’Or and below is the complete list. Any … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Crush New Zealand to Complete Sweep
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The U.S. WNT cruised to a 5-0 win over New Zealand, closing out a feel good two game set against the Football Ferns following Friday’s 3-1 win in Colorado. In front of a crowd of 30,000 plus the Americans dominated … Continue reading

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Ertz Stars as U.S. WNT top New Zealand
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The U.S. handed New Zealand a 3-1 loss Friday night in Colorado behind a pair of goals from versatile Julie Ertz and one from rejuvenated striker Alex Morgan. With no World Cup or Olympics to prepare for this year coach … Continue reading

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Lalas Goes on a Rant
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If you care about the U.S. MNT you probably have heard it by now, Alexi Lalas’ Rant. You may well have said, “you know what he’s right, or maybe you think he went too far. So, let’s have a look … Continue reading

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