U.S. Mens Soccer
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
United States rises to No. 13 after drawing 2-2 with No. 19 Mexico. World and European champion Spain remains top, ahead of Germany.
U.S. Soccer wasn’t taking any chances of losing Jurgen Klinsmann to another country or club, giving him a four-year extension before the World Cup.
If the United States is hoping to advance to the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup, they’ll likely need to do something they’ve failed to do in the last decade — beat Ghana.