Monthly Archives: June 2016

U.S. Advance With Gutsy Win Over Paraguay
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Philadelphia, Pa. – The United States Men’s National Team defeated Paraguay 1-0 tonight in Philadelphia to secure a place in the Copa America Centenario Quarterfinals despite playing the final 42 minutes of the match one man down. Defender DeAndre Yedlin … Continue reading

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Messi Shines as Suarez Bows Out
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With Argentina leading a determined Panama side by a 1-0 score last night the Copa America Centenario received a much-needed jolt of excitement in the 61st minute when Lionel Messi jogged onto the Soldier Field pitch in the game’s 61st … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT Going for Win Against Paraguay
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Philadelphia, Pa. – “Tomorrow will be difficult,” Jurgen Klinsmann told the press today at Lincoln Financial Field the home of the Philadelphia Eagles and the site of Saturday night’s Copa America showdown between the U.S. MNT and Paraguay. A win … Continue reading

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Here Come the Euros
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With Copa America Centenario already in full swing, Euro 2016 claims its spot on the jam-packed summer soccer schedule when host nation France faces Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis on Friday. France will be expected to pick up … Continue reading

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Copa America – U.S. Bounce Back with Impressive Victory
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Chicago, Il. – The U.S. MNT gave a mood lifting performance Tuesday night in Chicago topping CONCACAF rivals Costa Rica 4-0 in a surprisingly easy match. Coming on the heels of a 2-0 loss to Colombia the Americans labeled this … Continue reading

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Klinsmann’s Men Face Costa Rica With Copa Survival on the Line
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Chicago, Il. – Tonight the United States Men’s Soccer Team face CONCACAF rivals Costa Rica with both team’s playing for survival in the Copa America Centenario. The U.S. trail Costa Rica by one point in Group A standings after first … Continue reading

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Bradley Ready for Costa Rica
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Chicago, Il. – This morning when the members of the U.S MNT woke up in their Chicago Hotel rooms it was game day and after listening to a couple of the sides key players speak before Monday afternoon’s practice at … Continue reading

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Wes Morgan Starts on the Bench as Jamaica Fall to Venezuela
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Chicago, Il. – Jamaica began its all important Copa America Centenario opener on Sunday versus Venezuela with Wes Morgan, its best player, on the bench and for a most unusual reason. The Reggae Boyz German-born coach Winfried Schaefer had been … Continue reading

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U.S. Get Back on Track
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Three days after playing to a wild, sloppy, and ultimately disappointing 3-3 draw with Japan in Colorado the U.S. WNT avenged its only dropped point of 2016 with a weather-shortened 2-0 victory on a stormy Sunday afternoon in Cleveland. The … Continue reading

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U.S. Outclassed by Colombia in Copa America Opener
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Santa Clara, Ca. – Minutes after the U.S. had been handily defeated 2-0 in front of an announced sellout crowd of over 67,000 at Levi’s Stadium and much more throughout the soccer world, Jurgen Klinsmann told the assembled press that … Continue reading

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U.S. Take on Colombia
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Santa Clara, Ca. – It is finally here, game day as the U.S. MNT take on Colombia in game one of Copa America Centenario, or Copa 100 if you prefer. We know all about Colombia, talented, tough, led by stars … Continue reading

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Michael Bradley Wants Redemption
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Santa Clara, California – “Yeah, absolutely.” That was Michael Bradley’s answer, the question? Redemption. For the U.S. MNT, the Gold Cup had been a disaster, 2015 as a whole, a failure. Some might look to downplay, to dissemble. Not Bradley. … Continue reading

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Ryan Finley Working His Way Back Home
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“If you’re an American, you want to stay in MLS.” Those were Ryan Finley’s words to me over the phone from Angelholm, Sweden recently where the former Columbus Crew and Chivas USA striker has traveled in an effort to work … Continue reading

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Copa America Centenario Preview
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The Copa America Centenario opens this Friday at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California when the United States and Group A favorites Colombia open the special, expanded South American, or CONMEBOL Championships. And in case you were wondering, why is … Continue reading

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