1. Can D.C. United Go from Worst to First in 2014 MLS Season?

    By almost any measure, D.C. United’s 2013 Major League Soccer season was a bust. Yes, they did win the U.S...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 1,274 reads 3 comments

  2. How Will MLS Transfers Affect USMNT World Cup Hopefuls?

    This Major League Soccer offseason, three U.S. internationals have made moves into or within MLS . Eddie Johnson, after a long, public spat with the Seattle Sounders over his pay, left for D...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 5,719 reads 1 comments

  3. Americans Abroad Wrap: Jermaine Jones Moves to Besiktas

    It was another busy week for Americans playing abroad, highlighted by a goal for Danny Williams and transfer news for Jermaine Jones and Brek Shea...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 3,138 reads 1 comments

  4. USMNT vs. South Korea: 6 Things We Learned

    The United States men’s national soccer team defeated South Korea 2-0 in a friendly on Saturday afternoon on the back of two goals by Chris Wondolowski ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 10,072 reads 37 comments

  5. USMNT vs. South Korea: Who Should Jurgen Klinsmann Start?

    On Saturday, the United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will wrap up the team's annual January camp with a friendly against South Korea. The game will be televised on ESPN2 at 2 p...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 4,860 reads 14 comments

  6. 5 Youngsters Who Could Make a Late Push for a Place in USA World Cup Squad

    The 2014 World Cup in Brazil is only five months away and United States men’s national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has already said that he has 14-16 players in mind for the final roster...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 7,319 reads 19 comments

  7. 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 11 months ago 3,990 reads 18 comments

  8. 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 11 months ago 3,041 reads 2 comments

  9. 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...

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  10. 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 11 months ago 23,252 reads 13 comments

  11. 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...

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  12. 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 11 months ago 6,712 reads 35 comments

  13. 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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  14. 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 11 months ago 4,118 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 12 months ago 6,542 reads 27 comments

  16. 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 12 months ago 8,271 reads 29 comments

  17. 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 12 months ago 3,139 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 12 months ago 14,537 reads 2 comments

  19. 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 12 months ago 3,058 reads 8 comments

  20. 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 12 months ago 3,059 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 12 months ago 8,640 reads 20 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 12 months ago 4,119 reads 10 comments

  24. 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 12 months ago 6,323 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 12 months ago 7,678 reads 3 comments