U.S. Mens Soccer
Jozy Altidore was ejected in the 68th minute for a foul and mouthing off at the referee, and the United States gave up another late goal in a 1-1 tie against Switzerland on Tuesday night.
The United States rose one spot to 27th in the December FIFA rankings despite losses the previous month to Colombia and Ireland.
The U.S. Men’s National Team will visit Toyota Stadium in Frisco next summer as part of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Landon Donovan will be surrounded by a relatively youthful roster for the exhibition against Ecuador in Connecticut on Friday, when he is set to make his 157th and final international appearance.
Howard has penned a memoir that will be published Dec. 9. The publisher said Monday that “The Goalkeeper” will be available in adult and young adult editions.
The U.S. soccer team will face Ecuador on Oct. 10 at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut, in its first home game since the World Cup in Brazil.
World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica has risen above the United States to be CONCACAF’s highest-ranked team in the latest FIFA rankings.
Costa Rica and Mexico advanced from their groups, and the United States will follow if it avoids defeat to Germany on Thursday. Honduras is in contention despite two defeats.
In an attempt to localize the emotions, I saw some people comparing Sunday’s World Cup result to Nelson Cruz’s outfield snafu that essentially cost the team the World Series.
Dempsey scored in the first minute and rookie substitute John Brooks scored a late game winner as the U.S. defeated Ghana 2-1 Monday.
On the eve of the Americans’ opener against Ghana in Brazil, manager Jurgen Klinsmann revealed this: “I booked my flight after the final.”
Diskerud and Johannsson, a pair of second-half substitutes raised in Scandinavia, scored to lift a heavy-legged United States over Azerbaijan 2-0 on Tuesday night in a World Cup warmup