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U.S. National Teams

Univision's World Cup plan: U.S., Mexico equally important

Friday, April 18, 2014, 12:57 PM
NEW YORK - Imagine, just for a moment, the notion that you couldn’t watch just about any soccer game you could dream of on television or online. It’s not that far-fetched a concept, because our lives were that way not all that long ago. Only over the last 10 years or so has soccer on TV... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Champions League, U.S.-Mexico

Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:42 AM
Manchester City at Arsenal 1:30 p.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Arsenal’s last two Premier League games have been arguably their most embarrassing of the season: a 6-0 blowout loss at Chelsea and a 2-2 home draw with Swansea City. With the Gunners’ title hopes in tatters, Olivier Giroud and company... Read more

Maurice Edu called up to U.S. national team for April 2 Mexico friendly

Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 2:05 PM
Philadelphia Union midfielder Maurice Edu is one of 22 players who have been summoned by U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann for the April 2 friendly against Mexico in Glendale, Ariz. The call-up marks a long-awaited return to the national team for Edu, who has 45 career caps. His last appearance... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team set to face Ukraine in Cyprus

Thursday, February 27, 2014, 4:28 PM
Scroll down for details on next Wednesday's U.S.-Ukraine game, which has been moved to Cyprus because of political unrest in Ukraine. I like to list games in chronological order, so it goes near the end. Chelsea at Fulham 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) Premier League leaders Chelsea make the short... Read more

Full 2014 World Cup game schedule

Monday, February 24, 2014, 3:01 PM
Here is the complete schedule of games for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, including kickoff times. It got updated a few times after the initial draw, as FIFA moved some games around to deal with tropical heat (and to help European TV broadcasters). FIFA also initially had not confirmed that the last... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, USWNT, Ligue 1, German Cup, Serie A

Friday, February 7, 2014, 1:01 PM
Arsenal at Liverpool 7:45 a.m. Saturday (USA Network, mun2) A gauntlet of tests for first-place Arsenal starts with a trip to Anfield. Liverpool’s Luis Suárez has cooled off a bit in recent weeks, having scored just once in the Reds’ last four games. But he’s still the Premier... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. women's and men's national teams, EPL, Serie A, MLS preseason

Friday, January 31, 2014, 5:48 AM
Canada at United States women 9:00 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) The U.S. women’s national team kicks off the road to World Cup qualifying with a game against its biggest rival. Abby Wambach and Delran native Carli Lloyd lead a star-studded American squad into Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.... Read more

America’s youth soccer problems aren’t just America’s

Friday, January 24, 2014, 2:44 PM
I don’t write much about youth soccer on here, and that’s on purpose. The main reason why is that I cover pro teams, and I think that’s what this space mainly ought to be about. But I also didn’t play organized soccer growing up, so I haven’t had much experience with... Read more

Canada wants to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, but will it work?

Thursday, January 23, 2014, 4:42 PM
I read with some interest Thursday morning the news that Canada intends to bid to host the 2026 World Cup. As the nation gears up to host the 2015 Women's World Cup, Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani is setting his eyes on an even bigger prize. 2026 is the next tournament available... Read more

Do big cities hold the key to American soccer’s future?

Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 3:29 PM
You probably know Mónica González as a sideline reporter for ESPN’s U.S. national team and Major League Soccer broadcasts. You may also know her as a former star for Mexico’s women’s national team. But González’s ties to the game run a lot deeper than that... Read more
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