1. Predicting the USMNT Squad for the 2018 World Cup

    The 2014 World Cup is now in the rear-view mirror for the U.S. men's national team, but preparing for the future starts now. World Cup 2018 is not too far down the road, and the USMNT will be looking to have an even better showing in Russia...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 4 days ago 31,212 reads 158 comments

  2. 10 Defining Moments in USMNT's 2014 World Cup Campaign

    The United States men's national soccer team captured the hearts of millions at the 2014 World Cup before being eliminated by Belgium. As we look back at the U.S...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 6 days ago 4,973 reads 12 comments

  3. 10 Biggest Mistakes USA Made at 2014 World Cup Finals

    The United States men's national soccer team had a brilliant run in the 2014 World Cup, escaping the group and standing face-to-face with some of the game's best teams. Regardless, the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 8 days ago 21,362 reads 151 comments

  4. What Reaching the Quarter-Finals of the World Cup Would Mean for the US

    World Cup fever continues to spread across America, and the U.S. men's national team prepares to meet Belgium on Tuesday. On the line is a trip to the quarter-finals, and with it, the belief that U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 11 days ago 7,156 reads 12 comments

  5. Jurgen Klinsmann's USA Should Have No Fear of Belgium

    The "Group of Death" has been conquered, and now the US men's national team are set to do battle with Belgium on Tuesday to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Many expected Belgium to be a dark horse in this tournament, but the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 13 days ago 23,872 reads 152 comments

  6. Why Jurgen Klinsmann's Decision to Leave out Landon Donovan Has Been Justified

    When Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 23-man World Cup roster back in late May, there was only one topic of discussion: Landon Donovan was not on the list. From there, the U...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 14 days ago 10,615 reads 112 comments

  7. Michael Bradley Must Turn His World Cup Form Around Against Germany

    It has already been an incredible World Cup for the U.S. men's national team, who now have one foot in the next round as they head into their last group stage match against Germany...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 16 days ago 7,329 reads 22 comments

  8. Why the USMNT Is 2 World Cups Away from Being a Contender

    As the U.S. men's national soccer team prepare to face off with Germany in the last match of the group stage, there is a great deal of hope that reaching the next round is possible...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 17 days ago 5,041 reads 34 comments

  9. Hatching a Tactical Plan for USA to Shackle Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo

    The U.S. will face their toughest test yet in this World Cup campaign when they take on Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal Sunday night...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 20 days ago 4,990 reads 46 comments

  10. Why the US Must Bring Back the 4-2-3-1 Against Portugal on Sunday

    When the final whistle blew and the U.S. had beaten Ghana 2-1, there was great cause for celebration. The hope of escaping the group of death was still alive and the likes of John Brooks had cemented his status as a national hero...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 21 days ago 5,382 reads 30 comments

  11. Everton Keeper Tim Howard's Top 10 USMNT Moments

    Tim Howard is without a doubt one of the most successful and storied players in United States soccer history. For many, he is considered the best to ever play his position. At 35 years old, Howard's career should be slowing down to a close...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 21 days ago 2,547 reads 13 comments

  12. Why Graham Zusi Must Be Handed a Start for USA vs. Portugal

    Despite defeating Ghana 2-1 in their opening match of the World Cup, things definitely did not go as planned for the USMNT ...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 23 days ago 6,918 reads 59 comments

  13. Athletic Club Bilbao: Why Borja Viguera Was the Perfect Signing for Los Leones

    Following one of the best seasons in club history, Athletic Club Bilbao have been hard at work this summer preparing the squad for Champions League play...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 24 days ago 2,716 reads 1 comments

  14. Why Clint Dempsey Will Have a Huge World Cup for USA

    The United States will begin their World Cup campaign in less than a week when the Yanks take on Ghana in what will already be their most important match of the group stage...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 27 days ago 4,769 reads 17 comments

  15. Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup Realism Could Work Against the USMNT

    The United States have absolutely no chance at winning this World Cup. At least, that is what manager Jurgen Klinsmann has said on multiple occasions at this point...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 28 days ago 3,008 reads 29 comments

  16. Why Omar Gonzalez Is USA's Biggest World Cup Headache

    Every squad going to Brazil will have questions and concerns, and Jurgen Klinsmann 's U.S. roster is no different. After leaving out the likes of Landon Donovan and calling up several young players, some have begun to question the manager's decisions.

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 29 days ago 7,539 reads 12 comments

  17. Why USA's 4-4-2 Diamond Formation Will Be Successful at the World Cup

    There was a bit of shock recently when U.S. men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann opted for a 4-4-2 "diamond" instead of the 4-2-3-1 that had seen the Americans through qualifying...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 6,787 reads 16 comments

  18. Why Jozy Altidore Ending His Goal Drought Comes at the Perfect Time for the US

    With the World Cup closer than ever, it seems as though everything is finally coming together for the United States men's national team...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 1,921 reads 7 comments

  19. Why Champions League Loss Will Not Taint Atletico Madrid's Season

    Atletico Madrid were mere minutes away from being crowned the kings of Europe when Sergio Ramos headed home the equalizer. Los Colchoneros then saw their hopes crushed as Real Madrid drummed three more goals past Thibaut Courtois in extra time...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 6,873 reads 40 comments

  20. 20 Worst Signings of the 2013/14 La Liga Season

    The La Liga season has finally come to a close, and that means it is time for reflection. While many will be taking a look at the highlights from this year, it is also important to discuss what went wrong...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 7,644 reads 13 comments

  21. Is Luis Enrique the Right Man to Lead Barcelona's Rebuilding Project?

    One of the worst-kept secrets in Spanish football has finally become official. Catalan giants FC Barcelona have announced that former star Luis Enrique has signed a two-year contract to become the club's next manager, replacing Tata Martino...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 13,721 reads 97 comments

  22. Why Atletico Madrid's Title Triumph Is Good for the State of La Liga

    On Saturday night, Atletico Madrid did the unthinkable. Los Colchoneros drew 1-1 with Barcelona at the Camp Nou to finish the season with a total of 90 points and were crowned the champions of Spain...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 10,875 reads 79 comments

  23. Lionel Messi's New Deal Perfectly Timed as Barcelona Bid for Liga Glory

    The entire season has led to this weekend. Despite 37 La Liga matches this year, the title will be officially decided in only 90 minutes as Barcelona host table leaders Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 6,661 reads 18 comments

  24. Benfica Curse Continues as Charmed Sevilla Steal Europa League Glory

    Fans were treated to one of the most entertaining matches of the football season on Wednesday night when Spanish side Sevilla defeated Portuguese giants Benfica in penalties to win the Europa League in Turin, Italy...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 847 reads 7 comments

  25. Imagining a Basque National Team Ahead of the World Cup

    The recent re-emergence of Athletic Club Bilbao and Real Sociedad has put Basque football back on the map. The Basque Country, located in Northern Spain, has a population of around 3 million with football in their blood...

    Tre' Atkinson Written by Tre' Atkinson about 1 month ago 8,766 reads 33 comments