1. USA vs. Nigeria: 6 Things We Learned

    In its final World Cup warm-up game, the United States men’s national team defeated Nigeria, 2-1, on the strength of two goals from Jozy Altidore. The game was widely expected to be a preview of the U...

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  2. Eric Wynalda Exclusive: USMNT Legend Talks Jurgen Klinsmann, MLS and World Cup

    Bleacher Report had a chance to catch up with former United States men's national team forward Eric Wynalda on Friday morning...

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  3. Film Focus: Previewing USA vs. Nigeria, Jozy Altidore Key to US Attack

    As the United States men's national team approaches its final World Cup warm-up game against Nigeria on Saturday (kickoff is at 6 p.m. ET, televised on ESPN and UniMas), one of the key areas of discussion is who the USMNT should be starting up top...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 7 months ago 11,120 reads 23 comments

  4. Why Timmy Chandler Must Be Handed a World Cup Starting Spot for USA

    United States men's national team fans have never been big supporters of defender Timmy Chandler and there are more than a few who think he doesn't even belong on the World Cup roster, let alone deserve to start...

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  5. Winners and Losers from MLS Week 13

    It was another exciting week of Major League Soccer action in Week 13, highlighted by stunning goals from Jean-Baptiste Pierazzi and Will Johnson, as well as another tally for the league's all-time goal scorer Landon Donovan...

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  6. USMNT Friendly Win vs. Turkey Raises More Questions Than Answers

    On Sunday, the United States men's national team beat Turkey, 2-1, in the second of three preparation matches the USMNT is playing before it departs for Brazil and the 2014 World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 7 months ago 32,221 reads 151 comments

  7. Should Aron Johannsson Start for USMNT in World Cup?

    In Tuesday night's World Cup warm-up match against Azerbaijan, Aron Johannsson entered the match in the 62nd minute for the United States men's national team...

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  8. USA vs. Azerbaijan: 6 Things We Learned

    On Tuesday night in San Francisco, in the first of a three-game send-off series before they head to the World Cup, the United States men's national team defeated Azerbaijan 2-0...

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  9. USMNT Legend Brian McBride Talks Landon Donovan and World Cup Memories

    In a 17-year career spent largely with the Columbus Crew , Fulham FC and the Chicago Fire , Brian McBride became a legend for club and country...

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  10. Film Focus: USA vs. Azerbaijan Preview

    On Tuesday, the United States men's national team will take on Azerbaijan in the first of three warm-up matches before the team departs for Brazil. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2 at 10 p...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 7 months ago 15,216 reads 32 comments

  11. USMNT Manager Jurgen Klinsmann Still Has a Lot to Prove

    On Thursday, United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his final 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

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  12. USA World Cup 2014: Team Guide for FIFA Tournament

    After a two-year qualification process, the United States men's national team is now only three weeks away from kicking off the 2014 World Cup. Here's your guide to the team, including how the U...

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  13. Americans Abroad Wrap: Jozy Altidore and Brek Shea Look Set to Stay in EPL

    Despite most of the major European leagues being finished for the year, there was still plenty of news this week for Americans playing abroad, centered primarily around the announcement ...

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  14. United States 2014 FIFA World Cup Squad: Player-by-Player Guide

    On Monday, United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 30-man preliminary World Cup roster...

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  15. Americans Abroad Wrap: Terrence Boyd Scores; No Work Permit for Juan Agudelo

    It was another action-packed week for Americans playing abroad, highlighted by another goal from Terrence Boyd...

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  16. Ranking USMNT's 16 Greatest World Cup Goals

    Although the United States men's national team are still viewed as minnows on the world stage by most football fans, they do have many World Cup moments and goals of which they can be proud...

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  17. Can USMNT's Performance in World Cup Deliver a Verdict on Quality of MLS?

    Over the past two years, with so many key components to the United States men’s national team choosing to either stay in Major League Soccer or make a return to the league after ...

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  18. Americans Abroad Wrap: Juan Agudelo Scores a Goal and Picks Up an Assist

    It was another big week for Americans playing abroad, with Juan Agudelo's goal and assist being the highlights...

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  19. 5 Players Jurgen Klinsmann Will Mistakenly Leave off USMNT Roster

    Much time has been spent over the past few months speculating over who United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will name to his 23-man World Cup roster...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 11,906 reads 57 comments

  20. Why Chris Wondolowski Shouldn't Be the Odd Man Out for Team USA

    When United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann whittles down the U.S. player pool to his final 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, one player who shouldn't be left off the list is forward Chris Wondolowski ...

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  21. 5 Reasons Why Julian Green Should Make USA World Cup Squad

    When United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann names his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, one of the names he needs to give serious consideration to is Julian Green ...

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  22. Rating MLS Players' Chances of Making USMNT World Cup Squad

    In just three weeks, United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will name a provisional World Cup roster which will be full of Major League Soccer stars...

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  23. Americans Abroad Wrap: Terrence Boyd and John Anthony Brooks Score

    It was a big week for Americans playing abroad, capped by a number of outstanding performances by the German-Americans, including two goals from Terrence Boyd and one from John Anthony Brooks...

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  24. How Important Is Jozy Altidore to USMNT World Cup Hopes?

    Eleven months ago, Jozy Altidore was finishing a record setting 31-goal season in Europe and capped that off over the summer with a goal against Germany, tallies in three straight World Cup qualifiers and a hat-trick against Bosnia-Herzegovina...

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  25. Why Kyle Beckerman Deserves a Spot in the USMNT World Cup Squad

    I'll admit it—I've never been a big fan of Kyle Beckerman. I couldn't understand why he got national team call-ups, let alone playing time, and when he did get on the field his performances were always underwhelming...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 5,151 reads 19 comments