October 11, 2016 GOING GREEN
Another goal for Julian, but U.S. settles for draw
WASHINGTON D.C.---Julian Green is finally starting to show the promise that made him a controversial selection for the 2014 World Cup. Unfortunately, the United States Men’s National Team squandered the youngster’s goal, settling for a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at R.F.K. Stadium Tuesday night.
October 2, 2016 OPEN NET
No Guzan, Howard on USMNT roster
CHICAGO -- The U.S. Men's National Team announced Sunday neither Brad Guzan nor Tim Howard will be in goal for upcoming friendly matches against Cuba and New Zealand. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 23 players to the roster, going with goalkeepers David Bingham, Ethan Horvath and William Yarbrough.
September 6, 2016 HEX IS NEXT
Altidore, Pulisic set records as U.S. shuts out Soca Warriors
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jozy Altidore set a U.S. World Cup qualifying record with his 15th and 16th goals, and Christian Pulisic became the youngest player to start in a qualifier for the team as the U.S. took a 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago before a 19,410 crowd at Everbank Stadium Tuesday night.
September 2, 2016 HEATING UP
USMNT strides towards Hex with six-goal win
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines -- The U.S. Men’s National Team shut out St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 6-0, at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex Friday, closing in on advancement to the Hexagonal and moving into position to capture first place in Group C in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.
July 1, 2016 HEXAGONAL DRAW
CONCACAF's final 6 in World Cup set for July 8
CONCACAF announced Friday that the draw for the hexagonal -- qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place at CONCACAF headquarters on Miami Beach Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The draw will determine the schedule of matches for the six-team, round-robin qualifying round.
June 20, 2016 REJECTED
Copa turns down USA appeal on Jones, Wood
HOUSTON -- The United States will have to play without midfielder Jermaine Jones and forward Bobby Wood when it takes on Argentina in the Copa America Centenario semifinals Tuesday night.
June 11, 2016 JUST ENOUGH
Man down USA squeaks past Paraguay
PHILADELPHIA---The United States National Team did not get the performance they wanted, but still managed to get the result they needed, narrowly defeating Paraguay 1-0 in front of an announced crowd of 51,041 at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday night.
May 22, 2016 NEWCOMERS SHINE
U.S. Men cruise past Puerto Rico 3-1
BAYAMÓN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Men's National Team eased to 3-1 win against Puerto Rico thanks to goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and senior team debutant Paul Arriola in its first warm-up match ahead of the upcoming Copa America Centenario.
March 29, 2016 NO RIO
U.S. ousted in Olympic bid by Colombia
FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. seemed to have everything going for it in its playoff series against Colombia for the final Olympic Games berth Tuesday night. But the U.S. failed to build on the 1-1 result it had obtained in Barranquilla last week, falling to the Colombians, 2-1, and missing out on the Olympics for the second successive time.
March 29, 2016 CONVINCING WIN
U.S. pounds Guatemala 4-0
COLUMBUS, Ohio—The United States kept its World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a convincing 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium on Tuesday night.
March 27, 2016 WELCOME ABOARD
USMNT adds Pulisic, Zusi for Columbus WCQ
U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann Sunday added midfielders Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund and Graham Zusi from Sporting Kansas City and to the roster for the USA-Guatemala World Cup qualifying match in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday.
February 21, 2016 FOUR AT SOLDIER
U.S. will meet Costa Rica
NEW YORK -- The U.S. will play its second match in the Copa America Centenario against Costa Rica at Soldier Field June 7, tournament organizers announced Sunday.
February 2, 2016 RELEASED
Evans, Orozco return to clubs
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released defenders Brad Evans and Michael Orozco after both were in the starting lineup for a 3-2 win over Iceland Sunday.
January 29, 2016 DEFENDER ADDED
Michael Orozco joins U.S. for Iceland clash
Defender Michael Orozco has been added to the roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team match against Iceland Sunday afternoon. Orozco was set to be available for training Friday and return to Club Tijuana on Sunday evening.
January 12, 2016 SUBBING IN
Sean Johnson replaces Hamid at U.S. camp
U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made one change to the roster for the January training camp. Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson will report to U.S. Soccer's National Training Center to replace D.C. United’s Bill Hamid.
Which goalkeeper will he use? Will it be Tim Howard or Brad Guzan?
October 15, 2015 A NEW HOME
Plans unveiled for Soccer Hall, museum in Dallas
FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas, along with U.S. Soccer, Frisco Independent School District and the City of Frisco, unveiled plans Wednesday for a $39 million Toyota Stadium project. That will feature more than 100,000 square feet of renovated space, new locker rooms, premium seats, a private club and the National Soccer Hall of Fame Museum.
October 11, 2015 ROSTER MOVES
U.S. brings in five, sends home eight for friendly
CHICAGO - As planned regardless of the outcome of Saturday's 3-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up five players to join the Men's National Team ahead of Tuesday's friendly against 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinalists Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.
September 25, 2015 SEATTLE CEREMONY
Hall of Famers to be inducted October 3
CHICAGO - Former U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper and four-time FIFA World Cup veteran Kasey Keller, former U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team and Major League Soccer head coach Sigi Schmid and American soccer pioneer and former Men's National Team assistant coach Glenn "Mooch" Myernick will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle, Washington.
September 8, 2015 NO CONTEST
Brazil crushes U.S. Men's National Team 4-1
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For Neymar, pre-game drills were as much about stylin’ as warming up. Once the match started, though, Neymar combined style and substance in a crowd-pleasing display as Brazil crushed the U.S., 4-1, Tuesday night.
September 6, 2015 ROSTER CHANGES
Klinsmman makes moves for Tuesday's game
CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made three changes to the roster that defeated Peru on Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C., adding Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley, Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson and Stanford University forward Jordan Morris.
September 5, 2015 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY
USA vs. Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena Oct. 13
CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will follow up its decisive CONCACAF playoff against Mexico on Oct. 10 with another challenging match against a regional rival when it hosts 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica on Oct. 13 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.
Coming off a lousy performance at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, finishing in 4th place after a shootout loss to Panama at PPL Park, the Americans managed to seal a 2-1 victory over Peru in front of 28,896 fans at RFK Stadium.
August 30, 2015 LIMITED CALL
Fire's Johnson to join USMNT for Brazil
CHICAGO - Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson has been selected by United States Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the international friendly against five-time World Cup champions Brazil.
July 18, 2015 QUICK WORK
Dempsey hat trick leads U.S. over Cuba 6-0
BALTIMORE -- The United States and Clint Dempsey made quick work of Cuba Saturday, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium.
July 13, 2015 FIT TO BE TIED
U.S. Men battle Panama to 1-1 Gold Cup draw
KANSAS CITY, Kan.---Michael Bradley’s 14th career international goal gave the United States Men’s National Team a hard-fought 1-1- draw against Panama in a CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A match at Sporting Park Monday night.
July 3, 2015 TENNESSEE TUNE UP
U.S. Men rout Guatemala 4-0
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The United States Men's National Team tuned up for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guatemala in front of a Tennessee state record crowd of 44,835 at Nissan Field. The U.S. got goals from Timmy Chandler, Clint Dempsey and Chris Wondolowski, as well as a Guatemala own-goal in the lopsided win.
June 5, 2015 STUNNING COMEBACK
U.S. Men defeat Holland 4-3
AMSTERDAM - Gyasi Zardes, Danny Williams and Bobby Wood each scored their first international goals as the U.S. Men's National Team pulled of a stunning come from behind upset over No.6-ranked Netherlands 4-3 at Amsterdam Arena.
May 14, 2015 HANGING UP HIS GLOVES
Friedel announces retirement from soccer
LONDON -- Former U.S. international goalkeeper Brad Friedel, who backstopped the Americans to a surprising quarterfinal finish at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, announced his retirement from the game on Thursday, effective at the end of the season.
April 23, 2015 YOUNG YANKS COAST
Injuries detract from U-23s' win over Mexico
CARSON, Calif. -- Mario Rodriguez, Christian Dean and Jordan Morris scored second-half goals, and the U.S. under-23 national team, in an early prep leading to October's CONCACAF qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympics, romped to a 3-0 win Wednesday night over Mexico at StubHub Center.
April 12, 2015 BORDER WAR
13 MLS, 5 Liga MX players on US side for Alamodome game
CHICAGO - The United States roster for Wednesday's match in San Antonio against Mexico will have a decidedly North American flavor, with U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann calling up 13 MLS players and five players who ply their trade in Liga MX to the 22 player squad.
December 8, 2014 FOR STARTERS
USMNT to play 7 friendlies before Gold Cup
CARSON, Calif. -- Before the United States participates in the CONCACAF Gold Cup next summer, the national team will have a heavy schedule with seven games from January through June, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati revealed at a media roundtable that was held after MLS Cup at the StubHub Center Sunday night.
November 19, 2014 IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO TODAY ...
... that the USA qualified for its 1st World Cup in 40 years
It was 25 years ago today that Paul Calgiuri scored the goal that lifted the U.S. to its first World Cup in 40 years in a 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. We present editor Michael Lewis's account of the U.S. qualifying for the World Cup in 1989. This story first appeared in the Nov. 23, 1989 edition of Soccer Week and is used with permission.
October 14, 2014 JOZY SCORES AT HOME
Honduras’ late goal ties US
BOCA RATON, Fla.—Jozy Altidore scored for the US and Maynor Figueroa scored late in the match as the US Men’s National Team battled to a 1-1 draw with Honduras in an international friendly in front of 14,805 fans at FAU Stadium Tuesday night.