1. MLS Castrol Rankings Overlook Importance of Midfield

    Major League Soccer trotted out its Castrol Index Ratings for the month of June today, and a glance at the top 10 is revealing in regards to the formula's weaknesses...

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  2. 2011 Gold Cup USA vs Panama: U.S. Quality Off Bench Breaks Tactical Stalemate

    This article first appeared on SoccReligious . Another Clint Dempsey back-post goal gave the U.S. a hard-fought 1-0 win over Panama. Bob Bradley once again omitted U.S...

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  3. USA 1 - 0 Panama: American quality off bench breaks tactical stalemate

    Starting lineups US v. Panama Another Clint Dempsey back post goal gave the U.S. a hard-fought 1-0 win over Bob Bradley once again omitted U.S...

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  4. 2011 Gold Cup: USA V. Panama Preview

    This article originally appeared on SoccReligious . The U.S. Men's National Team looks to exact revenge for its first ever loss in Gold Cup group stage play as they take on their conquerors, Panama, in Wednesday's first semifinal at 7 p...

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  5. USA v. Panama: 2011 Gold Cup Semifinal Preview

    The U.S. Men's National Team looks to exact revenge for its first ever loss in Gold Cup group stage play, as they take on their conquerors, Panama, in Wednesday's first semifinal at 7 p...

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  6. Gold Cup 2011 | USA 2-0 Jamaica Recap: Bob Bradley Gets the Tactics Right

    For the usual chronological game recap, I defer to Zonal Marking , who so graciously linked a prior SoccReligious post in his surprise recap of the game. Consider this a more holistic, macrocosmic look at the game...

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  7. Gold Cup 2011 | USA 2 - 0 Jamaica: Bradley gets tactics spot on

    U.S. 4-2-3-1 vs. Jamaican 3-4-3 For the usual chronological game recap, I defer to Zonal Marking , who so graciously linked a prior SoccReligious post in his surprise recap of the game...

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  8. 2011 Gold Cup Quarterfinal Preview: Jamaica vs. United States

    Projected starting lineups and formations Sunday's quarterfinal matchup between the United States and Jamaica features two teams in unfamiliar positions...

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  9. 2011 Gold Cup: USA 1-0 Guadeloupe—What We Learned

    The Americans pulled through to the quarterfinals as Group C runners up in a not-so-tightly-contested 1-0 victory over Guadeloupe. The scoreline flattered the defeated, as the U...

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  10. 2011 Gold Cup: USA 2-0 Canada | Highlights, Analysis, Player Ratings

    This story first appeared on SoccReligious . After a near-catastrophic meltdown on the Internet after a meaningless, albeit surprisingly overwhelming 4-0 defeat to Spain, the ...

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  11. Snubbed: United States 2011 Gold Cup Top Five Omissions

    This article originally appeared on SoccReligious . The confusion among US soccer media and fans as Monday's Gold Cup roster announcement was delayed was not in the least bit stymied once the roster was finally released...

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  12. Paraguay vs. USA: Report, Reaction and Analysis

    The 1-0 loss to Paraguay may be sitting poorly with some fans of the U.S. Men's National Team, but don't let the result fool you—it was a positive night for the Yanks. Remember, the point of these matches is not the result, but the process...

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  13. USA 1-1 Argentina: Tactical Review and Analysis

    For more of the author's work, visit SoccReligious . The 1-1 draw between the United States and Argentina was a fascinating experiment in tactics for the Americans...

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  14. USA vs. Argentina: International Friendly Preview

    For more of the author's work, visit SoccReligious . After a disappointing cancellation last month for the Egypt friendly, the United States men's national team hits the field ...

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  15. Two FCs Is Better Than One: USA Columbia Preview & USA-Poland Recap

    Fresh off a four year contract renewal, Bob Bradley officially began his second World Cup cycle atop the United States Men’s National Team with a 2-2 draw against Poland...

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  16. USA Vs. Poland: International Soccer Friendly Preview

    Well, U.S. soccer fans, it’s been a while. Other than an exhibition game against Brazil that was more exhibition than game, the U.S. haven’t suited up for a competitive game since ungracefully bowing out against Ghana...

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  17. USA-Brazil Preview: What to Expect from Today's Friendly

    Some quick thoughts on today’s match-up between the United States and Brazil: The two teams are approaching the game from completely different angles...

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  18. World Cup 2014: The Future of U.S. Soccer, Part IV—The Big Picture

    This is the finale in a four-part series looking at the future of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team. Click to read Part I—Defense, Part II—Midfield, or Part III—Forwards...

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  19. 2010-2011 Fulham Premier League Preview

    This article first appeared at Hammy End. Follow the link for further reading. The 2010-11 campaign of Fulham Football Club will be a fascinating mixture of strange and familiar...

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  20. World Cup 2014: Looking at the Future of U.S. Soccer, Part III—Forwards

    This is the third in a four-part series looking at the future of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team. Read Part I—Defense here, Part II—Midfield here, Part IV—The ...

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  21. World Cup 2014: Looking at the Future of U.S. Soccer, Part II—Midfield

    This is the second in a four-part series looking at the future of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team. Read Part I—Defense here, Part III—Forwards here, Part IV—The ...

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  22. Clint Dempsey Transfer: Milan, Liverpool, and the Pursuit of Deuce

    Clint Dempsey may be a Cottager no longer. According to Dempsey's agent Lyle Yorks, Dempsey is considering a move from Fulham and has received interest from several clubs...

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  23. World Cup 2014: Looking at The Future Of U.S. Soccer, Part I—Defense

    This is the first in a four-part series on the future of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team. Read Part II—Midfield here, Part III—Forwards here, Part IV—The Big Picture ...

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  24. Liverpool To Nab Roy Hodgson, Sven Goran Erikkson To Fulham

    Roy Hodgson will be named the new manager of Liverpool, with Sven Goran Erikkson being tapped as his likely replacement at Fulham, according to reports in the English media...

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  25. USA vs. Ghana FIFA World Cup 2010: Recap and Tactical Analysis

    History has a way of repeating itself. For the second time in as many World Cups, the U.S. were sent home on the wrong end of a 2-1 result against the Black Stars of Ghana. This time, in the Round of 16...

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