Monthly Archives: February 2017

U.S. U20 Close in On World Cup Berth with Historic Win over Mexico
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Monday night for the first time in 31 years the U.S. defeated Mexico in U20 play by a 1-0 score at the CONCACAF Championships/World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Costa Rica, smoothing its path to the U20 World Cup this May … Continue reading

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Jill Ellis Names U.S. WNT Roster for 2nd Annual SheBelieves Cup
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Jill Ellis has named her roster for next week’s SheBelieves Cup and there are some surprises. The most eye-catching inclusion is 16-year-old Brianna Pinto, who only four months ago was lining out in the U17 World Cup for the Americans. … Continue reading

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U.S. Move One Step Closer to U20 World Cup With Over St. Kitts and Nevis
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As expected, the U.S. U20 side took care of business Friday evening in Costa Rica, beating CONCACAF minnows St. Kitts and Nevis 4-1 to advance to the final round of the World Cup Qualifier Tournament. After losing by a combined … Continue reading

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U.S Back on Track with Win over Haiti in U20 WCQ
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With a their backs to wall Tuesday evening in San Jose, Costa Rica the U.S. MNT U20 squad earned a desperately needed 4-1 win over Haiti without looking particularly good, despite the scoreline. Coming into this match on the heels … Continue reading

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Jesse Marsch Ducks McCarty and Curtis Controversies
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Harrison, N.J. – “I’m not going to answer any questions about Ali or Dax,” Jesse Marsch said not making for a very promising start to New York Red Bulls Media Day on Monday. The Red Bulls coach also dismissed the … Continue reading

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U.S. Begin World Cup Qualifiers with a Bad Loss to Panama
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Despite playing with a man advantage from the 18th minute the U.S. U20’s dropped a 1-0 decision to Panama in a shocking display in the opening match of the CONCACAF Championships. With the regional tournament doubling as qualifiers for the … Continue reading

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Young Yanks Start on Road to U20 World Cup
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With a place in the 2017 U20 World Cup the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow the U.S. begins the CONCACAF Championship/World Cup Qualifiers Saturday afternoon in Saprissa, Costa Rica against Panama. Coach Tab Ramos’ 20 man … Continue reading

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New York Red Bulls Soap Opera Ends With Curtis Departure
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The Ali Curtis, New York Red Bulls Soap Opera finally reached its expected conclusion today with Curtis leaving the organization in a “mutually agreed” upon decision. “We would like to thank Ali for his contributions to the club over the … Continue reading

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Carli Lloyd Joins European Exodus
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The exodous continues today with the announcement that Carli Lloyd has inked a deal with Manchester City Women’s Football Club joining fellow U.S. WNT stars Crystal Dunn (Chelsea) and Alex Morgan (Olympique Lyonnais) in Europe. The good news for NWSL … Continue reading

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Rapinoe Left off U.S. Roster for SheBelieves Cup
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With the second edition of the SheBelieves Cup rapidly approaching U.S. WNT coach Jill Ellis has invited 25 players to training camp starting February 20th in Orlando ahead of the tournament that will pit the Americans against three of the top teams in … Continue reading

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Ramos Calls 20 for U20 World Qualifiers
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Camp has ended and Tab Ramos has selected what he considers his best 20 available players to compete for one of four U20 World Cup spots up for grabs at CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers beginning next Friday, February 17th in … Continue reading

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Ramos Calls 20 for U20 World Qualifiers
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Camp has ended and Tab Ramos has selected what he considers his best 20 available players to compete for one of four U20 World Cup spots up for grabs at CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers beginning next Friday, February 17th in … Continue reading

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Can Yedlin and Chandler Solve Arena’s Fullback Dilemma?
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With a pair of crucial World Cup Qualifiers rapidly approaching against Honduras and Panama next month Bruce Arena has decisions to make, notably at fullback, a position the U.S. MNT coach has labeled a position of need. The Graham Zusi … Continue reading

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Rampone and Williams- NWSL and U.S. WNT Stars Talk to GotSoccer
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Cupcakes and champagne were the order of the day at A+E’s midtown Manhattan offices this past Thursday morning when the National Women’s Soccer League announced a partnership that included the network taking an equity stake in the league while also … Continue reading

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