1. World Cup Will Offer Insight on Progress of MLS

    When Michael Bradley decided to return to Major League Soccer this winter, many fans decried the move, worried about how it would affect the United States men’s national team’s chances in the World Cup...

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  2. Where Does Julian Green Fit in USMNT World Cup Plans?

    On Tuesday, it was announced by U.S. Soccer that Bayern Munich starlet and German-American Julian Green had committed his international future to the United States men’s national team...

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  3. What Position Should Clint Dempsey Play for the USMNT in Brazil?

    Over the past eight months, with the World Cup in Brazil looming, the form of United States men’s national team captain Clint Dempsey has become a major concern for U.S. fans...

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  4. Americans Abroad Wrap: Aron Johannsson Tallies Again

    In a week full of plenty of bad news for Americans playing abroad, Aron Johannsson was once again a bright spot, tallying his 25th goal in all competitions...

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  5. Why MLS Fans Should Be Excited for the 2014 Season

    I’ll admit it—I’ve bashed Major League Soccer. And I’ve done it publicly. I’ve been part of the chorus of fans who bemoaned the lack of possession, ...

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  6. USMNT: A Statistical Analysis of the Jurgen Klinsmann Era

    Although Jurgen Klinsmann has been at the helm of the United States men's national team for two-and-a-half years and 46 games, his reign as head coach can still be considered an enigma...

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  7. 15 Americans Running out of Time to Make Case for World Cup Spot

    On the back of last week’s international friendly with Ukraine, United States men’s national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is surely closer than ever to narrowing down the U...

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  8. 10 Overseas Players Who Would Be Massive Hits in MLS

    Since signing David Beckham seven years ago, Major League Soccer has continued to look overseas each year in search of talent that can help the league grow...

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  9. Americans Abroad Wrap: Aron Johannsson and Jose Torres Find the Net

    Coming off the international break, several Americans made the headlines, topped by a brace from Aron Johannsson and a goal from Jose Torres...

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  10. What Do USA Need to Change to Have a Successful World Cup?

    Last night, in one of the final friendlies before it opens up its World Cup qualifying camp, the United States men's national team lost to Ukraine 2-0...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 5 months ago 2,955 reads 33 comments

  11. Ukraine vs. USA: 6 Things We Learned

    The United States men’s national team took on Ukraine in an international friendly on Wednesday, losing 2-0. The game represented one of the last opportunities for U.S...

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  12. How USA Will Line Up Against Ukraine

    The United States men's national team takes on Ukraine on Wednesday in an international friendly, the last such game most of the USMNT's European players will be a part of prior to the U...

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  13. 5 Things USA Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Should Experiment with vs. Ukraine

    On Wednesday, the United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann take on Ukraine in an international friendly...

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  14. Americans Abroad Wrap: Terrence Boyd and DaMarcus Beasley Score

    Heading into an international break, a number of Americans abroad had a good week, highlighted by goals from Terrence Boyd and DaMarcus Beasley...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 5 months ago 2,108 reads 0 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best American Players Abroad This Season

    It hasn't been the easiest season this year for many Americans playing abroad, whether it's been the rough season Jozy Altidore has suffered through at Sunderland , or the fact ...

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  16. Why Relegation Would Be a Terrible Idea for MLS

    Any time a discussion about improving soccer in America is taking place, one of the most popular ideas thrown about is implementing a promotion and relegation system into Major League Soccer...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 5 months ago 8,892 reads 48 comments

  17. Expectations for USMNT's Landon Donovan in His Last World Cup Appearance

    An interesting tweet made the rounds last week, comparing the World Cup accomplishments of United States men’s national team star Landon Donovan to a number of world football superstars...

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  18. How Julian Green Could Affect USMNT World Cup Roster

    Since it was announced that Julian Green would be joining the United States men's national team for their training camp prior to the team's March 5 friendly against the Ukraine, ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 5 months ago 8,448 reads 29 comments

  19. Americans Abroad Wrap: John Brooks and Jonathan Spector Return from Injury

    After a horror show of injuries over the past few weeks, a number of Americans abroad, including John Anthony Brooks and Jonathan Spector , returned to action this weekend...

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  20. Power Ranking the MLS Fanbases

    Fanbases in Major League Soccer run the gamut from sensational to abysmal. Now headed into its 19th season with 19 teams and three more franchises on the horizon, both MLS and its ...

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  21. Does Julian Green Deserve a Spot on the USMNT World Cup Roster?

    With the news on Friday that German-American Julian Green will be training with the United States men's national team prior to the team's March 5 friendly against the Ukraine, ...

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  22. How Clint Dempsey Can Regain Form Before World Cup

    With only four months left before the United States men's national team heads to Brazil for the World Cup, one of the major concerns for head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. fans has to be the form of the team's key goalscorer, Clint Dempsey ...

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  23. Americans Abroad Wrap: Julian Green Agrees to Train with USMNT

    It was a rather quiet week for Americans playing abroad, save one giant announcement—that Bayern Munich product and German-American Julian Green will be training with the U...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 6 months ago 3,824 reads 17 comments

  24. Should Chris Wondolowski Represent the USMNT at the World Cup?

    Two weeks ago, in a friendly against South Korea, Chris Wondolowski scored two goals for the United States men's national team, once again sparking the debate about whether or not he should represent the team at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 6 months ago 1,968 reads 26 comments

  25. MLS: Previewing the Eastern Conference Contenders

    With more offseason moves than most fans can keep track of, Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference will be up for grabs in 2014...

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