1. Keys for Jurgen Klinsmann to Get USMNT Ready for the World Cup

    The United States men’s national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann only have five months left before this summer’s World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 3,926 reads 18 comments

  2. Americans Abroad Wrap: Goals for Aron Johannsson, Brek Shea and Timmy Chandler

    In an exciting week of action for Americans playing abroad, five Yanks got on their team’s respective scoresheets with a goal, including Aron Johannsson , Brek Shea, Timmy Chandler, Oguchi Onyewu and Paul Arriola ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 2,938 reads 2 comments

  3. 6 American Players MLS Should Bring Home Next

    With the signing of American international Michael Bradley last week, Major League Soccer took another step forward in its commitment to improving the league...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 8,248 reads 16 comments

  4. Best and Worst USA World Cup Jerseys

    In the modern era, the United States men's national team has qualified for an impressive seven consecutive World Cups. The 2014 edition is only five months away and the World Cup kit "leaks" have already begun...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 22,676 reads 13 comments

  5. Can MLS Take Advantage of Loan System More Efficiently?

    In 2013, there were 69 loans involving Major League Soccer players, but the system still sits largely in the shadows...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 2,232 reads 2 comments

  6. Why Michael Bradley Returning to MLS Is Good for USMNT

    Two weeks ago, when ESPN commentator Taylor Twellman announced via Twitter that Michael Bradley was close to a deal bringing him back to Major League Soccer, United States men’s soccer team fans and pundits, alike, were shocked...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 6,057 reads 35 comments

  7. Americans Abroad Wrap: Juan Agudelo and Michael Parkhurst Seal Transfers

    It was another action-packed week for Americans playing abroad, topped by the transfers of Juan Agudelo and Michael Parkhurst ...

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  8. New England Revolution and Philadelphia Union Shake Up 2014 MLS SuperDraft

    The 2014 MLS SuperDraft was held on Thursday in Philadelphia, with the hometown Philadelphia Union and the New England Revolution making the most talked-about moves...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 4,040 reads 7 comments

  9. 5 Keys for a Deep World Cup Run for USMNT

    As of Wednesday morning, the United States men’s national team is only 152 days away from its World Cup opener against Ghana. Ghana has eliminated the USMNT from the last two World Cups, and the U...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 6,411 reads 27 comments

  10. Michael Bradley Signing Is Another Step Forward for MLS

    On Monday, one week after the rumors started flying on Twitter, Toronto FC and Major League Soccer officially unveiled their newest signing: Michael Bradley...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 8,146 reads 29 comments

  11. Americans Abroad Wrap: Michael Bradley Makes Shock Move to MLS

    It was another busy week for Americans playing abroad with Michael Bradley's shock transfer to Major League Soccer topping all the headlines...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 months ago 3,077 reads 1 comments

  12. Alex Morgan Exclusive: US Star Talks About Her Injury, NWSL and 2015 World Cup

    United States women's national team star Alex Morgan was in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon when I spoke to her. She talked about her ankle injury, the upcoming NWSL season and the 2015 Women's World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 13,316 reads 2 comments

  13. 8 MLS Players Who Could Be on the Move in 2014

    Whether it's a move abroad, or a move within Major League Soccer, the 2014 MLS season will no doubt have its fair share of transfers...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 2,936 reads 8 comments

  14. 10 Players Who Could Take MLS Forward in 2014

    Major League Soccer continues to grow year after year, but it still struggles to both develop and then keep promising young talent...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 2,823 reads 0 comments

  15. 30 Fringe Players Who Could Make a Late Push for USMNT World Cup Squad

    With the U.S. men's national team only a few months away from the 2014 World Cup, the vast majority of roster spots on the U.S. squad have already been locked up by the team's regulars...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 8,430 reads 20 comments

  16. Americans Abroad Wrap: Clint Dempsey and Brek Shea Make Debuts for New Clubs

    It was an exciting week for Americans playing abroad as Clint Dempsey and Brek Shea debuted for new clubs on loan...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 4,942 reads 3 comments

  17. Breaking Down the USMNT's Roster for the January Camp

    On Friday, U.S. Soccer and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann released their 26-man roster for the USMNT’s annual January camp. The players included were: GOALKEEPERS (4): Tally Hall ( Houston Dynamo ), Bill Hamid (D...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 4,057 reads 10 comments

  18. Examining What a David Beckham-Owned Franchise Would Bring to MLS

    When David Beckham first came to Major League Soccer in 2007, one of the lesser known clauses of his reported $250 million mega-contract was a provision to buy a future MLS franchise for $25 million...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 6,127 reads 14 comments

  19. Clint Dempsey's Move to Fulham Essential for USMNT Success in 2014 World Cup

    On Christmas Eve, after weeks of speculation, Fulham FC officially announced the move of Clint Dempsey to the club on winter loan—a move which should be of tremendous ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 7,492 reads 3 comments

  20. Americans Abroad Wrap: Jozy Altidore Continues to Struggle with Sunderland

    With most of the European leagues on their respective winter breaks, most of the action for Americans playing abroad was in England, highlighted by a particularly disastrous performance from Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 1,881 reads 0 comments

  21. 20 Players Jurgen Klinsmann Needs to Call-Up for USMNT January Camp

    The United States men’s national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will kick off their 2014 calendar with a uniquely American soccer tradition—the USMNT January camp...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 10,791 reads 33 comments

  22. Why USA Will Be Better Prepared for World Cup with Jurgen Klinsmann as Coach

    The United States men’s national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will head into the new year with only five months left to prepare for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 5,433 reads 12 comments

  23. 25 Best MLS Players of 2013

    The 2013 Major League Soccer season was one of the most exciting in league history with dozens of players having standout years. Narrowing down those outstanding performances to a list of just 25 players can be a harrowing process...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 20,376 reads 9 comments

  24. Americans Abroad Wrap: Aron Johannsson Has 4-Goal Week

    It was another busy week for Americans playing abroad, capped by Aron Johannsson 's four goals in the Netherlands...

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  25. Top World Football Scandals of 2013

    Every major sport has scandals, but because of its global popularity (and host of oddball characters), world football always seems to have more than its fair share...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 9 months ago 3,011 reads 6 comments