1. 3 Things MLS Must Do to Take Advantage of Euphoria in US Soccer

    As the United States men's national soccer team made its run in the 2014 World Cup, Americans showed up at public watch parties by the thousands to support them...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 hours ago 5,394 reads 21 comments

  2. 5 Players USMNT Should Call Up for Copa America Challenge

    With the 2014 World Cup now over for the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, thoughts will turn to the future. That includes the 2015 Gold Cup, the 2016 Copa America and qualifying for the 2018 World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 2 days ago 4,905 reads 5 comments

  3. 5 USMNT Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Now that the United States men's national team has been eliminated from the 2014 World Cup, much of the focus has turned to a number of USMNT players who are rumored to be gearing ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 4 days ago 34,478 reads 53 comments

  4. Where Does USA's World Cup 2014 Campaign Rank in Their All-Time Performances?

    With the United States men's national team now out of the 2014 World Cup, it's time to reflect on where their performance ranks in terms of the team's all-time World Cup performances...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 6 days ago 9,336 reads 21 comments

  5. Criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann Largely Unfair After USMNT World Cup Run

    When U.S. Soccer hired Jurgen Klinsmann to revamp the United States men's national team after the 2011 Gold Cup, I was a fan of the move. However, to call me a sycophant of the German native would be well wide of the mark...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 days ago 99,910 reads 198 comments

  6. What Went Wrong for Jurgen Klinsmann and USMNT vs. Belgium?

    On Tuesday afternoon, the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann , saw their World Cup run end with a 2-1 extra-time loss to Belgium in the round of 16...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 8 days ago 5,563 reads 51 comments

  7. Belgium vs. USA Preview: How USMNT Can Get More from Michael Bradley

    As the United States men's national soccer team approaches its round of 16 matchup against Belgium on Tuesday, one question many American fans have been asking is, "What's up with ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 10 days ago 6,840 reads 21 comments

  8. Grading Jurgen Klinsmann's Decisions for USMNT in 2014 World Cup

    The United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann have survived the so-called Group of Death and are now on their way to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 days ago 15,731 reads 83 comments

  9. Mix Diskerud Needs to Start for USMNT Against Belgium

    When the United States men's national team takes on Belgium in the round of 16 of the 2014 World Cup next Tuesday, one player who must start for the United States is midfielder Mix Diskerud...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 days ago 15,313 reads 49 comments

  10. 5 Things for USA to Look Forward to Following Loss to Germany

    Although the United States men's national team lost to Germany 1-0 on Thursday, the narrow defeat combined with a 2-1 victory by Portugal over Ghana was enough for the U.S. to advance to the round of 16 in the 2014 World Cup...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 13 days ago 6,876 reads 28 comments

  11. Key Selection Dilemmas for USA Ahead of World Cup Game with Germany

    As the United States men's national team heads into its final World Cup group game against Germany, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will have several key decisions to make about how his team approaches the encounter...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 15 days ago 4,370 reads 8 comments

  12. USMNT Performance in World Cup Is Validating Quality of MLS

    When Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley returned to Major League Soccer this past year after long stints in Europe, many fans of the United States men’s national team immediately assumed the moves would have disastrous consequences for the U...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 17 days ago 5,878 reads 44 comments

  13. USA vs. Portugal 6 Things We Learned

    The United States men’s national team and Portugal played to a thrilling 2-2 draw in a crucial World Cup Group G matchup on Sunday night in Brazil. Portugal scored in both the fifth and the 95th minute to break American hearts twice...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 18 days ago 17,898 reads 78 comments

  14. Have USMNT Fans Come to Expect Too Much of Michael Bradley?

    In the United States men's national team's dramatic 2-1 victory over Ghana on Monday night, one player who was widely lambasted by fans and the media alike was U.S. midfielder Michael Bradley ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 20 days ago 9,054 reads 42 comments

  15. 6 Things Jurgen Klinsmann and USMNT Must Address vs. Portugal

    Coming off their dramatic 2-1 win over Ghana on Monday night, the United States men's national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann must now switch gears and fully concentrate their efforts to preparing for Portugal...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 21 days ago 6,141 reads 35 comments

  16. Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup Preparations: What's Gone Right, Wrong for USMNT

    On Monday night, the United States men’s national team won a dramatic victory in their World Cup opener, defeating Ghana 2-1 on the strength of an 86th-minute goal from John Anthony Brooks...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 23 days ago 11,891 reads 58 comments

  17. Ghana vs. USA: 6 Observations from Group G Clash

    The United States men's national team defeated Ghana 2-1 on Monday night in its opening game of the 2014 World Cup on the strength of goals from Clint Dempsey and John Anthony Brooks...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 24 days ago 6,865 reads 27 comments

  18. USA vs. Ghana: Key Selection Decisions for Jurgen Klinsmann

    As the United States men's national team heads into its opening World Cup game against Ghana, American head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will have to make several key decisions on how to approach the game...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 25 days ago 7,203 reads 10 comments

  19. Ranking USA's 10 Greatest Strikers of All Time

    The United States men's national team is still looking for that truly transcendent player—the one who will catch the attention of the rest of the world and force them to take note of American football...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 27 days ago 4,416 reads 16 comments

  20. 10 Things You Need to Know About the USA's 2014 World Cup Team

    A day after defeating Nigeria 2-1 in its last World Cup warm-up game, the United States men's national team packed its bags and boarded a flight to Brazil. Once they arrive, they will set up camp and start making final preparations...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 14,100 reads 119 comments

  21. 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...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 37,950 reads 139 comments

  22. 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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  23. 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 1 month ago 10,963 reads 23 comments

  24. 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...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 10,408 reads 64 comments

  25. 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...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 month ago 1,903 reads 1 comments