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USMNT / World Cup

US-17 national team: Report on Nike International friendlies

The new crop of under 17’s did not have a great showing during the recent Nike International Friendlies in Phoenix, Arizona. However, all these 15 year olds learned exactly how far away from beating the best in the world they are. Wilmer Cabrera, the US U-17 coach, has given his […]

Los Angeles Galaxy / MLS / USMNT

Donovan to Europe — best thing for MLS

A successful Landon Donovan move to Europe would be good for Major League Soccer. Yes, I said it. No, I haven’t spent the day doing bong hits. Picture it: Donovan moves to a mid-table team in Spain, France or England. He gets regular playing time and produces. He doesn’t need to […]

USMNT / World Cup

What’s new with the Full Men’s and U-17 US National Teams?

I was glad to see that Freddy Adu got a little playing time with Beleneses recently. Amazingly, even on this struggling team Freddy Adu can’t get solid playing time. He, DaMarcus Beasley, and any other Americans sitting on the bench might want to think about coming back to MLS for […]

USMNT / World Cup / World Cup - International

The US National Team in South Africa

What do you think is the best line up and formation for the US National Team this summer with Charlie Davies and Oguchi Onyewu not available? My take. Team Roster: Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, Brad Guzan, Marcus Hahnemann Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra, Jonathan Spector, Steve Cherundolo, Jay Demerit, Edgar Castillo, Chad Marshall, […]

USMNT / World Cup

US National Team: US v. Denmark Analysis

The United States did not play a good game today in Denmark. While the US had a one goal lead at halftime, they never dominated the game. Rather, Denmark seemed to have the better of the play for most of the match. After scoring 3 goals early in the second […]

USMNT / World Cup

Men’s U-17 Nigeria Oct-Nov 2009

The US Men’s U-17 National team had a fair performance in the Nigerian World Cup making it past the first round with matches against Spain (their only loss), United Emirates (W:1-0), and Malawi (W:1-0).  PA native, Alex Shinsky saw the back of the net in their second match against Malawi […]

USMNT / World Cup

US National Team Update: Slovakia and Denmark Matches

The Full men’s national team did not play an amazing game against Slovakia on Saturday. However, Bob Bradley had the opportunity to do some important experimenting that could help the team to be successful at the World Cup this coming June. First, we got to see Brad Guzan start in […]