Archive for the 'Jurgen Klinsmann' Category

January 9th, 2015

Jurgen Klinsmann Calls in 28 Players for January Camp

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 28 players to Carson, Calif., for the USA’s first training camp of 2015 as the team continues on the new cycle leading towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The camp, which runs from Jan. 12-Feb. 8, will be conducted across two continents. After 12 days in California, the team ...
December 13th, 2014

Jürgen Klinsmann is good at the twitter thing

Jürgen Klinsmann tweeted out a link to an interesting article today. Its a country-by-country breakdown of the Champions League Group Stage team rosters. The US' lone representative is Sacha Kljestan: Jürgen Klinsmann didn't make any grandios statements other than adding "interesting" to what the list contained. He didn't follow it up with ...
November 19th, 2014

Frustrations Of A USMNT Fan

Over the last week and a half, we were left with two final friendlies for the US Men's National Team for 2014 and the results were clearly less than ideal.  Less than US fans expect from the team at this point with the bar being set so high. If you go to any number of soccer sites that cover the US team, you will see stories breaking down tactics, ...
October 17th, 2014

Sigi Schmid talks Klinsmann v. Garber and Sounders v. Galaxy

Sigi Schmid speaks to media following training about the team's latest health updates, his thoughts on Jürgen Klinsmann and Don Garber's comments, and what he expects from LA on Sunday. ** ISPS Opinion Alert ** I give him a 7.4 on his response to the Garber v. Klinsmann questions. He answers the question and makes some good points, but stays ...
October 15th, 2014

Don Garber v Jurgen Klinsmann

The last few days have seen two of the most powerful players in soccer in America be fairly outspoken. Sandwiched snugly around a couple of uninteresting results for the men's national team have been some pretty interesting, and quite possibly some of the more opinionated press conferences we have seen in American soccer. First Jurgen Klinsmann goes ...
September 2nd, 2014

USMNT – The Next Phase

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it is that things change. What was, may not necessarily be what is now or what is to come. The things we have grown accustomed to change. People move in and out of our lives. Life is fluid. And we are getting our first real taste of that tomorrow with the USMNT game against the Czech Republic. In ...
July 15th, 2014

Random Thoughts Post World Cup

There has been plenty of talk already about the World Cup and some of the major talking points. How good Germany is and how great they are going to become. Neymar. Brazil being embarrassed. Luis Suarez. The US run. All kinds of topics that have made major headlines around the world. So we figured we would mention a few that we noticed that might not be ...
July 1st, 2014

My Perspective

There are plenty of things that can and will be talked about with the USMNT and this World Cup. Tactics. Player selection. Individual performances. What could have been. Timmy's goalkeeping display. There will be a lot of that. So as we like to do, I'll be talking about something slightly different in this post. I grew up playing soccer in the 80's ...