Monthly Archives: July 2017

U.S. Comeback in Thriller to Top Brazil
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With the U.S. trailing Brazil 3-1 and staring at losing on home soil for the fourth time in a single year for the first time the Americans reached back and found another level that has been in short supply since … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Continue Slump with 1st Ever Loss to Australia
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Australia defeated the U.S. WNT 1-0 Thursday night in Santa Clara, Ca. for the Matilda’s first ever win over the U.S. in 28 attempts. The loss is the third for the home team on American soil this year and a … Continue reading

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Tournament of Nations Cup Kicks Off Tonight in Seattle
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With the World Cup in France still two years off the U.S. WNT will once again play host to a strong trio of teams in a four team tournament, with coach Jill Ellis looking to build for the future while … Continue reading

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Morris Strikes Late to Give USMNT 6th Gold Cup Title
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With the Gold Cup Final seemingly headed for extra time, Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris picked up a deflected cross and broke the deadlock with an 89th-minute blast that beat Jamaica’s backup goalkeeper Dwayne Miller to give the U.S. MNT … Continue reading

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U.S. Hunt for 6th Gold Cup Title Against Jamaica
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No team gets to a final to lose. That’s what the U.S. MNT and coach Bruce Arena will be thinking tonight when they take on Jamaica in the Gold Cup Final in Santa Clara, California, not withstanding the coach’s pre-Cup … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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In a week of big MLS stories, let’s begin by asking… 1) Did MLS really turn down $4 Billion? Yes, but the media rights deal proposed by MP and Silva, owned by Miami FC owner Riccardo Silva, came with a … Continue reading

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Super-sub Dempsey Ties Donovan – Leads U.S. to Gold Cup FInal
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Supersub Clint Dempsey led the U.S. to a comprehensive 2-0 win over Costa Rica Saturday night in Arlington, Texas, propelling the Americans to the Gold Cup Final with its best performance of the tournament. After struggling to find form in … Continue reading

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U.S. Tops El Salvador in Sloppy Gold Cup Quarterfinal
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There was biting, nipple twisting, fakery and more as the U.S. MNT survived a CONCACAF special Wednesday night to defeat El Salvador 2-0 in Philadelphia, booking a semifinal berth versus Costa Rica on Saturday in the process. Goals from defenders … Continue reading

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U.S. “A” Team on to Gold Cup Quarters as Arena Adds Six
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Bruce Arena’s “What me worry?” reaction to his “B” team’s group stage efforts against Panama (1-1) and minnows Martinique (3-2 win), and Nicaragua (3-0 win) was betrayed when Arena added six national team stalwarts to his callow side ahead of … Continue reading

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Miazga Strikes Late as U.S Top Nicaragua to Claim Group
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It wasn’t pretty and it certainly wasn’t impressive but in the end, almost the very end, the U.S. MNT got the 3-0 victory that it had to have over Guatemala to move on to the Gold Cup Quarterfinals as the … Continue reading

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Will Arena Shuffle the Deck Versus Nicaragua?
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The U.S MNT play Nicaragua Saturday night in Cleveland with a place in the knockout stages of the 2017 Gold Cup firmly in their own control. Failure to advance would be something of a catastrophe for Bruce Arena and his … Continue reading

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Morris Brace Saves U.S. Embarrassment in Gold Cup
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The ghosts of Gold Cup’s past raised their ugly heads Wednesday night in Tampa when Bruce Arena and his band of not so merry men came much too close to joining Jurgen Klinsmann’s 2015 side and Bob Bradley’s 2011 crew … Continue reading

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U.S. Tie Panama in Sluggish Gold Cup Opener
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Sluggish, sloppy but hardly surprising is the verdict as the U.S. and Panama drew 1-1 on hot Nashville afternoon as the Gold Cup got underway. That is the same score that these CONCACAF rivals have played to on four consecutive … Continue reading

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U.S. Learns opponents at U17 World Cup this Fall
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The United States has learned its opponents for the U17 World Cup set to take place in India from October 6-28. It will be far from easy for the U.S. who have been drawn into Group A along with the … Continue reading

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