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Italian president’s burning remarks provide path for USMNT

Published: November 20, 2017

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There’s no question whether the Italian national team job is a different class than the United States men’s national team. Aside from the fact that both sides failed to qualify for the World Cup, have a vacant manager’s chair, and decent recent results at youth level, the disparity is striking (and not all in negative ways for American fans).


Hope Solo accuses ex-FIFA president of assault

Published: November 12, 2017

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The U.S. women’s national team goaltender says Sepp Blatter sexually assaulted her at an awards ceremony in 2013.


Claudio Reyna eviscerates US Soccer as “arrogant” and “obnoxious”

Published: October 18, 2017

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Former USMNT captain Claudio Reyna has come out guns blazing after the Americans failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, repeatedly condemning the mentality of the coaches and players in the wake of the debacle. Speaking to Goal.com’s Ives Galarcep, the usually hushed NYCFC Sporting Director put the USMNT on blast during his lengthy chat.


Report: Sam Allardyce, Laurent Blanc want to be next USMNT boss

Published: October 18, 2017

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Sam Allardyce has thrown his hat into the ring with the U.S. national team searching for a new manager, and so has former Paris Saint-Germain and France boss Laurent Blanc. A report from France Football states that Blanc is also interested in replacing Bruce Arena, who resigned last week following the USA’s shock defeat at Trinidad and Tobago which saw them miss the 2018 World Cup in Russia.


Lloyd back for US women against South Korea

Published: October 13, 2017

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CHICAGO (AP) — Carli Lloyd is back with the U.S. women’s national team after sitting out a pair of games with a left ankle sprain. U.S


Finally fit, Yedlin fills USMNT’s longtime void at right back

Published: October 9, 2017

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The right-back position has proven a crippling quandary for the U.S. national team ever since Steve Cherundolo’s international retirement in 2012.


U.S. World Cup qualifying scenarios: How the USMNT can punch its ticket

Published: October 9, 2017

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Tim Howard celebrates the U.S.’s 4-0 win over Panama. The United States men’s national team’s 4-0 victory over Panama on Friday night erased much of the tension and angst surrounding its 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign. The U.S.


USWNT’s Alex Morgan apologizes for Disney incident

Published: October 5, 2017

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U.S. women’s national team star Alex Morgan has apologized after being kicked out of Disney World in Orlando over the weekend.


Media Microscope: ‘Anti-flamboyant’ Besler finds spotlight in book debut

Published: September 23, 2017

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Matt Besler has never been big on the spotlight, but he may have to slightly adjust that perspective after his latest career move. Unlike many athletes who pen juicy tell-alls when their playing days are done, Besler’s book “No Other Home” will be a collection of short stories that spotlight the quiet leadership and mental fortitude that have made him such a dependable cog for Sporting Kansas City and the U.S. national team


USMNT’s last massive World Cup qualifier has sudden change of venue

Published: September 18, 2017

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Two matches remain for the U.S.


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