1. On The Plane To South Africa: April Edition

    With only about five weeks before Bob Bradley selects his final squad, the roster situation should be getting clearer the U.S ahead of it's World Cup camp which begins on May 15. But it's not...

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  2. Edson Buddle and Herculez Gomez Continue Torrid Form

    This is starting to get ridiculous. Saturday night, the Los Angeles Galaxy's Edson Buddle continued his ridiculous streak of finding the net by scoring two more goals in the Galaxy's 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake...

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  3. Getting Defensive: A Look at The Probable U.S. Backline in South Africa

    Last week, we took a look at the goalkeeper position for the U.S. ahead of the World Cup in South Africa this summer...

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  4. 2010 World Cup: Who Should Back Up Tim Howard In South Africa?

    June 12. England. United States. World Cup in South Africa. Tim Howard. There are many certainties right now about who the U.S. is playing. Another thing that is sure is that Everton keeper and U...

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  5. Herculez Gomez Emerges as Intriguing Option For Bob Bradley

    Herculez Gomez. To U.S. soccer and MLS fans, the name might invoke a half-hearted shoulder shrug or even a derisive response. You see, Gomez hasn't done much in the past to inspire much confidence in his abilities at the club level in MLS or the U...

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  6. ESPN Soccernet Changes Detrimental To US Soccer Fans

    ESPN Soccernet has been a popular destination for soccer fans, particularly in the U.S., to visit and to read articles about the national team and its players. But not so much anymore...

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  7. US Soccer: The Stars Appear to Be Aligning for US Men's National Team

    You'll have to forgive US soccer fans if they've been a bit pessimistic over the last few months. A ridiculous amount of injuries to perhaps as many as half the starting lineup began piling up starting in October of last year...

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  8. On the Plane to South Africa: March Edition

    Injuries. Lack of form. Potential surprise inclusions on the final roster. There is a lot to look forward to going into the final months before Bob Bradley releases his roster in May for the World Cup...

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  9. Freddy Adu Works Way Back into US Men's National Team Picture

    Love him or hate him, you have to give Freddy Adu credit: he's becoming relevant again. At first he was U.S. soccer's savior, tabbed by some the first big U.S. soccer star. Some even said he was comparable to Pele...

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  10. Heading into 2010, More Questions than Answers For U.S. Men's National Team

    The two losses in Europe last week's friendlies must have left a bad taste in the mouth of US Men's soccer supporters and, if anything, ended a rather positive year on a down note...

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  11. U.S. Has Talent To Win, But It Loses Composure Against Good Teams Too Often

    If you watched yesterday's game between the U.S. and Mexico, you must have felt an overwhelming sense of deja vu. I know I did. Yes, the U.S...

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  12. The Keys To Victory For U.S. Men in Azteca

    For many fans of the US Men's National Team, the players and coaches, Aug. 12 has been a date circled on the calendar for some time. A chance to make history. To prove the U.S...

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  13. U.S. Men's National Team Player Rankings: July Edition

    The World Cup is less than a year away, and the question on the minds of many U.S. fans is, who is going to represent the U.S.A. in South Africa? The list I'm providing below has rankings based on chances of going next year along with comments...

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  14. The Significance of the U.S. Victory Over Spain

    To borrow a line from the NBA, the U.S. team in South Africa showed that “Amazing Happened” with its stirring victory over the number one team in the world, Spain. The U...

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  15. What Should We Expect From Team USA Soccer Going Forward?

    It was a win for the ages. The U.S. triumphed over World No. 1 Spain in the Confederations Cup, advancing to the first final in a major soccer competition ever. Like captain Carlos Bocanegra, I'm still in disbelief...

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  16. USA-Egypt: USA Answers Criticism with Emotional Win

    With the criticism mounting among U.S. soccer circles and the U.S. staring a winless trip in South Africa in the face, the U.S. Men's National Team responded by thrashing Egypt 3-0 by playing with heart and passion...

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  17. Criticism Mounts As U.S. Embarrassed By Brazil, 3-0

    The United States Men's National Team were outclassed and completely dominated by Brazil today in the Confederations Cup, with the final score generous to the Americans at 3-0...

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  18. Loss to Italy Demonstrates USA Soccer's Lack Of Progress

    The U.S. Men's National Team came into the Confederations Cup with hopes that the tough competition would give them a barometer of how the team measures up. And the initial impressions are not too good...

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  19. Jermaine Jones Decides to Switch Allegiances from Germany to USA

    As a fan of the U.S. Men's National Team, you probably woke up this morning to a surprise: Jermaine Jones has declared his intention to play for the USA...

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  20. What To Look for from U.S. in Confederations Cup

    Well, USA fans have been clamoring for the U.S. Men's National Team to be challenged by some of the best teams in the world, and we now have a chance to show what we're all about...

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  21. USA Back on Track After Beating Honduras 2-1

    The U.S. Men's National Team needed to regain some of their swagger after the crushing defeat in San Jose, Costa Rica on Wednesday. The victory last night over Honduras provided a much needed tonic for the struggling team...

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  22. After Loss to Costa Rica, Doom and Gloom for the United States?

    We're just not as good as we thought or hoped we'd be. That much was clear after a humbling defeat to a spirited Costa Rican side last night at Estadio Saprissa by the score of 3-1...

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  23. USA Soccer Faces Formidable Opponent in Costa Rica

    Let the games begin! Now that the club season is over, and summer is upon us, the US Men's National Team heads into probably its toughest match of the World Cup qualifying campaign before South Africa next year (outside of playing at Mexico, of course)...

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  24. Five Questions for the U.S. Men's National Team This Summer

    If you’re a fan of the U.S. Men’s National Team, this is the summer you’ve been waiting for...

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  25. Can Anyone Catch Chad Campbell?

    Chad Campbell is not new to being in contention at the Masters. After all, he had a lead after two rounds in 2006, finishing third in that tournament, which was eventually won by Phil Mickelson...

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