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U.S. National Teams

Philadelphia to host 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup final

Thursday, January 15, 2015, 1:43 PM
On a day when Philadelphia is at the center of the American soccer world, news breaks that our city will be back in a big-time spotlight this summer. I've had it confirmed to me that Lincoln Financial Field has been selected as the host venue for the championship game of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. national team and other international friendlies

Friday, November 14, 2014, 10:51 AM
United States vs. Colombia 2:30 p.m. Friday (ESPN, UniMás) Jurgen Klinsmann takes the U.S. to Europe for a two-game swing that features a rare neutral-ground contest. First up is a trip to picturesque Craven Cottage in London. Fulham’s home stadium has been called home by many Americans... Read more

CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying TV schedule

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2:52 PM
Updated with results of the group stage draw, and with the TV schedule. In its short history, PPL Park has hosted a number of high-profile soccer occasions. In October, the Philadelphia Union's home will get one of its biggest games yet. CONCACAF and the U.S. Soccer Federation officially announced... Read more

Games to Watch: Landon Donovan's farewell, Women's World Cup qualifying

Friday, October 10, 2014, 1:28 PM
Ecuador at United States 6:40 p.m. Friday (ESPN, UniMás) The U.S. national team heads to Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., for its first home game since the World Cup. It will also be the finale for retiring legend Landon Donovan. He’ll start and wear the captain’s armband... Read more

Hope Solo, Carli Lloyd headline U.S. women's World Cup qualifying roster

Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:59 AM
Updated with the late addition of Chris Wondolowski to the U.S. men's roster, and the even later withdrawal of Crystal Dunn from the U.S. women's roster. United States women's national team head coach Jill Ellis has confirmed the 20-player squad that will take the field in this month's CONCACAF Women's... Read more

Games to Watch: Bundesliga, MLS, EPL, UEFA and CONCACAF Champions Leagues

Thursday, September 11, 2014, 11:17 PM
Werder Bremen at Bayer Leverkusen 2:30 p.m. Friday (GolTV) After two years in the wilderness, the Bundesliga is at long last once again accessible to the American soccer community. GolTV’s decision to finally allow itself to be streamed online via KlowdTV means that you can watch all of the... Read more

Games to Watch: NWSL title game, MLS, Serie A kickoff, EPL

Friday, August 29, 2014, 10:00 AM
Houston Dynamo at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Thanks to three straight years of clashes in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference playoffs, these teams have developed a healthy dislike for each other. The streak could end this year, though, as Houston is struggling. But with new... Read more

Jurgen Klinsmann goes young with first post-World Cup U.S. national team squad

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 4:38 PM
The start of a new World Cup cycle is an ideal time to start bringing new players into any national team. For the United States' first game after coming home from Brazil, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has done just that. Of the 22 men in Klinsmann's squad to face the Czech Republic next Tuesday in Prague... Read more

A lasting legacy of America's soccer summer

Friday, August 15, 2014, 11:36 PM
I spent the early part of Saturday afternoon with a few friends commemorating the unofficial beginning of the end of summer. Though the English Premier League isn't the first European league of consequence to kick off its season, its opening weekend heralds the true start of the time of year when... Read more

Gedion Zelalem debuts on America's soccer stage

Sunday, July 27, 2014, 11:36 AM
HARRISON, N.J. - Arsenal's first journey to the United States in 25 years proved to be every bit the spectacle that its many American fans expected. The capstone of the Gunners' three-day tour of New York was a friendly against the Red Bulls on Saturday. Red Bull Arena was drenched in the English... Read more
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