1. The State of Team USA

    Former US National Team midfielder John O’brien wrote an article for the New York Times regarding his thoughts on where the US team stands...

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  2. The World Cup and Money

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. FIFA is all about the money. (That includes their regional cousins as well, UEFA, CONCACAF, etc...

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  3. The Saga of John Terry

    By now, the world knows. The story has permeated throughout mainstream media across the world. John Terry has been removed as captain of the England National soccer team...

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  4. Soccer, Politics, and Wargames

    I am, obviously, a huge soccer fan. But for those of you who are regular soccerisfutbol readers, you also know that I am always deeply intrigued by soccer’s ability to slice through social and political unrest...

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  5. World Football: Togo Banned for the Next Two Cup of Nations

    The African Football Confederation (CAF) has banned Togo for the 2012 and 2014 editions of the Africa Cup of Nations...

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  6. Confederations Cup Final: Brazil 3, USA 2

    The improbable run has come to an end. The U.S. National Team came away from the Confederations Cup second best, losing to Brazil 3-2. This loss probably should have never happened...

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  7. USA vs. Egypt Review

    Better. First off, congrats to the U.S. national team; they played their best game of the tournament against Egypt, and with a little help from Brazil, have put themselves into the next round...

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  8. DaMarcus Beasley and Sacha Kljestan: At A Career Crossroads

    The 3-0 loss to Brazil on Thursday delivered what will hopefully be in the proverbial hammer on DaMarcus Beasley and Sacha Kljestan’s current inclusion with the U.S. National Team. These two players are on a similary trajectory in form lately, down.

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  9. USA vs Brazil Review

    After the 3-0 loss to Brazil, the U.S. has been virtually eliminated from the Confederations Cup. The U.S. got out-classed and out-coached in their first game against Italy. However, in that loss the U...

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  10. Bob Bradley Vs. Marcello Lippi

    I want to talk about the coaching ability of Bob Bradley in comparison to the ability of the Italian coach Marcello Lippi. In the past year or so, it has become apparent to me that the U...

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  11. Giuseppe Rossi: A Failed U.S. Experiment

    The U.S. got burned in their game against Italy by a young striker born in New Jersey. A lot has been said about Giuseppe Rossi after Monday’s Confederations Cup game—some good, some bad, and some just downright hateful and despicable...

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