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Top Ten Best January Transfers

There are only a few days left in the January transfer window and while things haven’t really spiced up yet, the January window is an important time for a European to finely touch up their roster and get that final piece of the puzzle to put together a run to the end of the season. We will have our top ten worst January transfers posted soon but for now, here are the top ten best...
Via Bloguin Best
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United States begin 2015 campaign with lesson-filled loss to Chile

RANCAGUA, Chile --   Chile winger Mark Gonzalez scored twice in the second half to condemn the United States men's national team to a 3-2 defeat on Wednesday night. Brek Shea handed the Americans the perfect response by thrashing Matt Besler's throughball into the net after six minutes. Roberto Gutierrez drifted behind the three-man defense to respond shortly thereafter, but Jozy...
Via Fox Sports
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Defender Steve Birnbaum set to make US debut at Chile

Defender Steve Birnbaum is set to make his U.S. national team debut in the exhibition game at Chile, as coach Jurgen Klinsmann shifted to a 3-5-2 formation for the Americans' first match of 2015. Nick Rimando started in goal for the U.S. at Rancagua on Wednesday. Birnbaum was at right back, with Jermaine Jones in the center and Matt Besler on the left. Mix Diskerud and Michael Bradley...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

United States open 2015 with difficult challenge in Chile

RANCAGUA, Chile -- Checkpoints line the main southbound thoroughfare from Santiago to Rancagua. They mostly collect tolls in a nation seemingly intent on collecting them every few kilometers in certain areas, but they also serve as a way to measure progress. They fulfill their purpose for a few brief moments and then usher the cars through toward the intended destination. United...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chile vs USA preview: US faces first tough test of 2015

This year is going to be one of the busiest years ever for US Soccer.  There are several friendlies against difficult opponents. Plus, there’s the Gold Cup, the Women’s World Cup, and the start of World Cup Qualifying for Russia 2018. And for the US Men’s National Team, it all starts on Wednesday when the US plays Chile in a friendly at Estadio El Teniente in Rancagua ...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong Weekend from American Soccer Players

Across the globe, United States Men’s National Team stars and players fighting for a roster spot had big weekends for their clubs. Michael Bradley entered the game in the 78′ in his return from his ankle injury and it didn’t take him long to make his presence felt. In the 81′ minute, on his first touch, knocked in a beautifully placed ball in the back of the net from 25...
Via In The Neutral Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

10 MLS players that missed out on a call-up to the USMNT January camp

USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann announced the 28-man roster for the January camp, and as most people expected, MLS is the most represented league. Klinsmann combined World Cup veterans – Clint Dempsey, Jermaine Jones, Michael Bradley and Matt Besler – with players that have yet to make their mark on the international stage. Of the 28 selected, 22 ply their trades in the local...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Galaxy Down Sounders On Tiebreaker, Advance To MLS Cup Vs. Revolution

SEATTLE — Clint Dempsey had a goal and assist in the first half to give Seattle the lead, but Juninho’s tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final for the ninth time in franchise history after their Western Conference final with the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate. Road goals were used as a tiebreaker in the MLS Cup...
Via NESN.com
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Juninho's goal puts Galaxy into MLS Cup final

SEATTLE (AP) Clint Dempsey had a goal and assist in the first half to give Seattle the lead, but Juninho's tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Los Angeles Galaxy to the MLS Cup final for the ninth time in franchise history after their Western Conference final with the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate. Road goals were used as a tiebreaker in the MLS Cup...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TIm Howard Wins U.S. Soccer Male Athlete Of The Year For 2014

Tim Howard’s good year got better Thursday when he received the highest praise from the U.S. Soccer Federation. Howard was named U.S. Soccer’s 2014 Male Athlete of the Year in recognition of his fine performances with the United States men’s national soccer team this year. Howard won the award by vote, as players, coaches and select media chose him over runners-up Jermaine...
Via NESN.com
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

USA-Ireland Verdict: Team USA Jekyll, Hyde Lopsided Loss In Dublin

And so it ends — with a bang and a whimper. The United States men’s national soccer team ended its 2014 slate of games Tuesday with a 4-1 loss to Ireland at Aviva Stadium in Dublin. The defeat represents the United States’ latest failure in a “stress environment” (as head coach Jurgen Klinsmann describes road exhibition games against tough foes) and highlights its ongoing...
Via NESN.com
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Best players from 2014 regular season

Being the best player in any league is hard, especially in the MLS where the parity is so great, and the traveling, gruesome weather and congested schedule tend to drain the players’ physical and mental energy. Erick Torres doing his robot celebration. However, multiple players stand above the rest and make the spotlight theirs. Usually, these are the players that are well-known...
Via isportsweb.com
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Dempsey, Howard lead six-man shortlist for USMNT Athlete of Year honor

DUBLIN World Cup hero Tim Howard and U.S. captain Clint Dempsey lead the six-man shortlist for U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year. The Everton goalkeeper and the Seattle Sounders forward are joined on the list by four of their World Cup teammates: Kyle Beckerman, Alejandro Bedoya, Fabian Johnson and Jermaine Jones, according to a release issued by U.S. Soccer on Monday morning...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders survive FC Dallas’ onslaught and set a date with LA Galaxy

FC Dallas’ inability to keep a clean sheet in the first leg of the Western Conferences semifinal came back to haunt them as they failed to score against Seattle Sounders in a 0-0 draw. Marco Pappa (10) and Lamar Neagle helped Seattle Sounders hold off FC Dallas. Due to the away goal rule, Seattle qualifies for the conference final after picking up a 1-1 tie in the first leg....
Via isportsweb.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Revolution’s Lee Nguyen Named MLS Player Of The Month For October 2014

Lee Nguyen’s hot streak has earned him the first of what could be multiple prestigious, individual awards. Nguyen, 28, was named MLS Player of the Month for October 2014 Thursday. The free-scoring Revolution midfielder narrowly topped Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins in fan voting to win the award, according to a club statement. Nguyen scored five goals in four games in...
Via NESN.com
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders Wins MLS Cup in ‘Football Manager’ Simulation

The makers of the Football Manager computer game, from Sports Interactive and Sega Europe, have run the 2014 MLS Playoffs through its game to simulate who will be crowned 2014 MLS Cup champions. According to the data, the 2014 MLS Cup champions will be Seattle Sounders, led by Clint Dempsey. With one MLS Playoff game already completed (FC Dallas defeating Vancouver Whitecaps)...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey Reportedly Chased By Aston Villa, QPR And Stoke City For Loan Spell

Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey is believed to be on his way back to the Premier League for a loan spell during the off-season in the MLS, according to a report published by the Mirror Online, The clubs in question, believed to be interested in bringing the American playmaker into their respective squads, are thought to be Queens Park Rangers, Aston Villa and Stoke City. With...
Via World Soccer Talk
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

No Premier League loan move for Dempsey

Clint Dempsey’s agent rubbished suggestions the Seattle Sounders forward will spend the MLS close-season on loan in the Premier League. […]
Via Soccer News
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS: Everything you need to know about the MLS playoffs

After 323 regular season games, the field is set for what could be the most entertaining MLS playoffs in history. Ten teams, five from each conference, have qualified for the chance to win the prized possession; MLS Cup. Last Year’s winner Sporting Kansas City managed to get in after an injury ridden second half of the season, while 2013’s runners-up easily claimed a spot in...
Via isportsweb.com
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dempsey set for Premier League return in MLS close season

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Robin van Persie scored a dramatic equaliser for Manchester United against Chelsea - only to be branded "stupid" by boss Louis van Gaal. Sir Alex Ferguson has blasted claims he left an ageing Manchester...
Via Fox Sports
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Sounders rally for 2-2 tie with LA Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the LA Galaxy on Sunday night. Baggio Husidic and Marcelo Sarvas scored for the Galaxy, but the Sounders' comeback means the Supporters' Shield will be awarded after Saturday's season finale between the clubs in Seattle. The clubs are even atop the MLS standings...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Dempsey, Bradley join US lineup against Honduras

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Captain Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were among six new starters in the starting lineup for the United States in Tuesday night's exhibition against Honduras. Jermaine Jones, Matt Besler, Graham Zusi and Nick Rimando also were inserted into the starting lineup. The sextet replaced Brad Guzan, Michael Orosco, John Brooks, DeAndre Yedlin, Joe Gyau and Landon...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey recalled to USA squad to face Honduras

United States manager Jürgen Klinsmann has recalled Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey for the first time since the World Cup to face Honduras on Tuesday. Bradley and Dempsey missed the victory in the Czech Republic last month and the draw with Ecuador on Friday night due to their MLS commitments, but they will link up with their country ahead of date with the Hondurans in Boca Raton...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rapids drop 4-1 result to Seattle Sounders

COMMERCE CITY – U.S. National Team captain Clint Dempsey came to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park for the first time since the infamous “Snow Classico” game, but this time he was entering the stadium as both friend and foe, making his first visiting trip with the Seattle Sounders. In the end, Dempsey helped lift the MLS stalwarts to a 4-1 thrashing of the hosting Colorado Rapids...
Via Mile High Sports
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey pulls off heel flick in buildup to stellar Sounders goal

Clint Dempsey pulled off an audacious heel flick to pave the way for Marco Pappa's clever chip in Seattle's romp over Colorado on Sunday afternoon.
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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