Monthly Archives: January 2017

With U20 WC Qaulifiers Approaching Ramos Calls 24 to Camp
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With CONCACAF U20 World Cup Qualifiers rapidly approaching U.S. coach Tab Ramos has named a 24 player training panel for an 11-day camp set to run from January 31 through February 10 in Orlando, Florida. The Young Yanks are preparing … Continue reading

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Zelalem Loaned to Venlo in Dutch 2nd Flight
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For the second consecutive year, U.S. youth international Gedion Zelalem has been loaned by Arsenal to a second division European club raising doubts about the 20-year-old’s future. Last year it was Glasgow’s Rangers, this year Zelalem has landed in the … Continue reading

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Nagbe a Bright Spot as U.S. MNT in Arena Return
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Bruce Arena’s debut two is in the books, a 0-0 tie against a Serbia team minus all of its first choice players. So did we learn anything? We did and here are three of those things. 1) Darlington Nagbe Has … Continue reading

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Arena Names 1st U.S. MNT Roster Since 2006 for Serbia Showdown
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Bruce Arena named his first U.S. MNT match day roster since 2006 on Friday, cutting his squad from the 32 players who participated in the team’s January camp to the 23 man group that will face Serbia, Sunday afternoon in … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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Major League Soccer teams opened preseason training camps all across the country this week providing plenty of fodder for this week’s MLS Big – 5. 1) Dempsey on the Mend! And that is good news, whatever MLS club you root … Continue reading

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Pulisic Signs Extenison With Dortmund
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It was a good weekend for young Americans abroad with Christian Pulisic, DeAndre Yedlin, and Emerson Hyndman all seeing the field and making an impact for their clubs. With the Bundesliga’s Winterpause finally over Pulisic started in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 … Continue reading

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Jordan Morris Talks to GotSoccer at U.S. Camp
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Carson, Ca. – After several uncharacteristic days of rain, the sun finally won out last Saturday presenting us with a stereotypically perfect Southern California day at the StubHub Center. The StubHub Center, home to the Los Angeles Galaxy and now … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Great Heather O’Reilly Joins the Arsenal Ladies
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Former U.S. WNT great Heather O’Reilly has joined the exodus of top-flight North American women’s players to Europe with her move to the Arsenal Ladies Football Club. The 32-year-old O’Reilly ended her national team career last November after racking up … Continue reading

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Hall of Famer Rick Davis Talks to GotSoccer
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Los Angeles, Ca. – The halls and meeting rooms of the Los Angeles Convention Center were jam-packed last week with a veritable who’s who of American soccer at the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention. That the … Continue reading

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2017 GotSoccer Connection Schedule
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Wednesday – February 8th 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Landon Donovan – “Reflections On My Career (Up Till Now” 7:00 – 9:00 PM – Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres Thursday – February 9th 7:45 – 8:45 AM – Breakfast (Provided by … Continue reading

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Marsch Not Leaving N.Y. Red Bulls for Austria- But What About Ali Curtis?
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Los Angeles, Ca. – Perhaps the oddest moment of this year’s MLS SuperDraft occurred before the clock had even begun ticking down on Minnesota United when New York Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch addressed a handful of very interested reporters … Continue reading

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MLS SuperDraft Wraps Up in Los Angeles
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Los Angeles, Ca. – Rumors had swirled around the first two picks in the Friday’s MLS SuperDraft in the days and minutes before expansion clubs Minnesota United and Atlanta United stepped up to the podium at the Los Angeles Convention … Continue reading

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From Ghana to Number 1 in MLS SuperDraft – Abu Danladi Earned the “Right to Dream”
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Los Angeles, Ca. – With two new clubs in tow, Major League Soccer brought the SuperDraft west to Los Angeles and in this city that attracts dreamers intent on stardom from all corners of the globe, one of those new … Continue reading

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Boston Selects Lavelle With 1st Pick in NWSL Draft
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As Commissioner Jeff Plush kicked off the fifth annual National Women’s Soccer League player draft just past noon on Thursday afternoon in the expansive ballroom of the JW Marriott in Los Angeles it was impossible not to reflect back on … Continue reading

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