Archive for the 'US National Team' Category

December 15th, 2014

DaMarcus Beasley Retires From International Soccer Duty

Where do I start? Honestly I never thought this day would come, representing my country has been the greatest thing I've done in my career. Everytime I've pulled on OUR colors I tried to represent myself, my family and my country with the utmost respect.(and obviously tried to win) With that being said, I have officially retired from the U.S. ...
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 ...
December 10th, 2014

Video :: US WNT v. China PR – Goals and Highlights (Tournament of Brasilia)

USA – Carli Lloyd (Megan Rapinoe) - (23') CHN – Hang Peng - (67') Full match report at US Soccer [dot] com
December 6th, 2014

WWC Draw Alert :: US WNT Selected to Play in Group D(eath)

The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Australia, Nigeria and Sweden in Group D at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, taking place from June 6-July 5 in Canada. The Final Draw took place today at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. Group A: Canada, China PR, New Zealand, Netherlands Group B: Germany, Côte d'Ivoire, Norway, Thailand ...
December 6th, 2014

Lauren Holiday Named U.S. Soccer 2014 Female Athlete of the Year

U.S. Women's National Team midfielder Lauren Holiday wins the 2014 Female Athlete of the Year award for her achievements playing with the WNT and FC Kansas City in NWSL. The two-time Olympic gold medalist becomes the first player in U.S. Soccer history to win both the Female and Young Female Athlete of the Year awards in her career. This year, ...
December 5th, 2014

Landon Donovan’s Final Appearance

"They say they never really miss you till your dead or your gone, so on that note I'm leaving after this song" Jay Z rapped that in the opening line to December 4th (random fact - I wrote this piece yesterday, December 4th). And it brings up a pretty good point. Are certain people never fully appreciated until after they are gone from the game? ...
December 5th, 2014

U.S. Soccer Athlete(s) of the Year : DeAndre Yedlin, Morgan Brian and Gavin Sibayan

DeAndre Yedlin has been voted 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year, Morgan Brian has been voted 2014 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year and Gavin Sibayan has been voted 2014 U.S. Soccer Disabled Athlete of the Year. Brian has earned 13 caps so far in 2014 as the youngest member of the U.S. Women’s National Team, ...
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, ...