Monthly Archives: November 2016

U.S. Bow Out of U20 Women’s World Cup
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Add the U20 U.S. WNT to the ever growing list of U.S. Youth sides to disappoint after Tuesday morning’s 2-1 extra time loss to North Korea eliminated the Mallory Pugh led side from the U20 Women’s World Cup in Papua … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Out-Arena Back In?
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Five years after he was brought in to bring the United States Men’s National Soccer Team to “the next level” Jurgen Klinsmann has been fired from his dual role as Head Coach and Technical Director by the man who spent … Continue reading

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U.S. Move on at U20 WWC after Tie With Ghana
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It wasn’t easy, is it ever anymore? but the U.S. ground out a 1-1 tie with Ghana Sunday night/Monday morning to advance to the knockout stages of the U20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea. Ghana did not make … Continue reading

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USA Goes Top of Group C
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American soccer fans searching for some good news after this week’s double dose of disappointment from the senior men’s squad had to look far and wide for that solace, all the way to Papua, New Guinea in fact, where the … Continue reading

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Is it Time for Klinsmann To Go?
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If Sunil Gulati won’t dismiss Jurgen Klinsmann then U.S. Soccer must replace its President with someone who will after the Americans were humiliated 4-0 by Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying Tuesday night in San Jose, Costa Rica. Coming on … Continue reading

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U.S. and France Draw in U20 WWC Opener
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The U.S. WNT side settled for a 0-0 draw with France in its opening match of the U20 Women’s World Cup Monday morning in Papua, New Guinea. Perhaps settled is not the word, given that Les Bleus was the better … Continue reading

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The U.S. MNT Look to Bounce Back Tonight in Costa Rica
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Last Friday night’s Dos a Uno loss to Mexico in Columbus did more than bring to an end a U.S. MNT streak and ruin a perfectly good chant, the defeat put the Americans in a pretty bad position heading into … Continue reading

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So Long Frank, We Hardly Knew Ya
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Frank Lampard came to New York City FC on a wave of hype appropriate for a player with his reputation in the game but a delayed arrival, injuries, and deceit over his contract status brought into question just how interested … Continue reading

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Dos a Cero Magic Fails U.S. MNT in Loss to Mexico
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Any good drama needs a villain and Friday night in Columbus, Ohio Mexico’s Rafa Marquez, who has worn the black hat with relish for El Tri against the the U.S. for a decade and a half now, scored the game-winning … Continue reading

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USA Takes on Fierce Rival Mexico in Columbus
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Three days after the United States elected a President based at least in part on his plans to deport millions of Mexicans and to build a wall to keep them out the U.S. MNT plays Mexico Friday night in what … Continue reading

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MLS Conference Finals Set
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After a Sunday full of playoff soccer Toronto FC emerged as the latest favorites to take the 2016 MLS Cup, crushing New York City FC 5-0 at Yankee Stadium one week after a 2-0 decision north of the border. Toronto’s … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Calls in 26 for Crucial WCQ vs Mexico and Costa Rica
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U.S. MNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has announced a 26 man roster for the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup Qualifier matches this Friday, November 11 versus Mexico and November 15, in San Jose, Costa Rica against the Ticos. Friday’s game against Mexico … Continue reading

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Montreal’s Drogba Problem – Will They? Won’t They? Should They?
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“If he can play, he can help.” That is what Montreal coach Mauro Biello told ESPN regarding Didier Drogba’s status for Sunday’s Eastern Conference semi final second leg to be played at Red Bull Arena. Apparently, Drogba has agreed to … Continue reading

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