MLS Transfer Rumor: Is DaMarcus Beasley coming back to MLS?

DaMarcus Beasley According to reports, DaMarcus Beasley, a member of four USMNT World Cup teams, and MLS are in discussions over a potential move back to the US. The 32-year-old played a huge role in the States’ impressive run in Brazil. Naturally a winger, Jurgen Klinsmann used the veteran in the left-back position. He started every game the US played. Beasley last played for...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

An Interview With Former USA U-20 World Cup Defender Julian Valentin

Former LA Galaxy defender and Tampa Bay Rowdies captain Julian Valentin enjoyed a three year career as a professional soccer player before retiring in 2011.  Before that, he led Wake Forest to to their first NCAA National Championship title in 2007.  He managed to play for various youth US National Teams, including the U-20 team that competed in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Opinion piece: Jurgen Klinsmann… do you Love or Hate the USMNT head coach?

USA Opinion piece: Jurgen Klinsmann… do you Love or Hate the USMNT head coach? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com This piece is an opinion article on USA manager, Jurgen Klinsmann, and the job he is doing for the national side. Usually I don’t write in a first-person perspective but recently I have seen a lot of conflicting theories from backlash against the German to praise...
Via Soccerlens
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Next step for US Soccer

Jurgen Klinsmann and company will turn their attention towards the future most notably the 2018 world cup. The preparation for 2018, starts in September when the US will face Scotland in a friendly. The US has a lot to look forward to over the course of the next four years.  In 2015, the US has the Gold Cup and Olympic Qualifying. In 2016, the United States will be hosting Copa...
Via Total Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann And His Role In Germany’s 2014 World Cup Win

Klinsmann With Big Choices To Make Jurgen Klinsmann is a legend of German football, as a player. As a coach, his reputation may be more notable for the 3rd place finish in Germany’s own World Cup 8 years ago, and the spectacular flameout at Bayern Munich 3 years later. Now his reputation may have been rehabilitated by his former assistant Joachim Low, as the process Klinsmann largely...
Via World Soccer Talk
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Klinsmann: Germany are favourites

FIFA World Cup winner Jurgen Klinsmann has tipped Germany to continue their domination of Argentina in Sunday’s final. Three-time World […]
Via Soccer News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT: Young talent makes the future look bright

The US Men’s National team is coming off an impressive performance in this year’s World Cup. Much of the success has to be attributed to the squad that Jurgen Klinsmann picked for this tournament (a squad which came under scrutiny for some ‘high profile’ exclusions). Klinsmann’s side consisted of some seasoned veterans, including 35 year-old Tim Howard, and also some sparkling...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jurgen Klinsmann's family bakery trolls Brazil's loss to Germany

The dust is still settling on Germany's historic 7-1 beatdown of Brazil on Tuesday in the World Cup. But enough time has passed for Jurgen Klinsmann and his family to have some fun at Brazil's expense.For reference, Klinsmann's family has a bakery in Stuggart, Germany in which they sell delectable pastries and such. On Wednesday, the family baked up some special treats...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann’s Bakery Goes All Out To Celebrate Germany’s Win Over Brazil

Despite being knocked out of the World Cup by Belgium in the Round of 16, USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann is still watching the tournament with a rooting interest. The German coach used to be a prolific striker for his country back in the day, and he seemed to enjoy his homeland’s 7-1 dismantling of Brazil in the semi-final yesterday. Klinsmann’s family owns a bakery in Stuttgart...
Via Next Impulse Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann’s Family Bakery Trolls Brazil with Special Cookies

Jurgen Klinsmann may be the head coach of the United States Mens National Team, but he’s still German at heart. Even though his team has been knocked out, Klinsmann throughly enjoyed Germany’s 7-1 throbbing of the Brazilians yesterday in their semi-finals match. Klinsmann’s family bakery in Stuttgart, Germany is ran by his immediate family members, and they made a special...
Via Standing O Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Tweets Excitement Over Germany’s World Cup Win Over Brazil

United States men’s soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was very excited to see his home nation advance to the final of the 2014 World Cup. GERMANY WRITING WORLD CUP HISTORY TODAY !!! HUGE HUGE COMPLIMENT !!! SO PROUD OF THEM !!— Jürgen Klinsmann (@J_Klinsmann) July 08, 2014 The best German performance ever in a World Cup !! Simply fantastic !! Now get the Cup JOGI and TEAM...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann: U.S. Soccer Needs To ‘Add The Work Load’ To Improve

Team USA’s performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup was somewhat of a mixed bag. On the one hand, the U.S. survived the dreaded Group of Death and advanced to the Round of 16 in consecutive World Cups for the first time in the country’s history. On the other, a 2-1 loss to Belgium in the knockout round denied the Americans a chance to advance to the quarterfinals yet again. USA...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT: A look ahead at the next few years

We are less than a week out from the USA’s final game of the 2014 World Cup. A trip to the Round of 16 will be viewed as a successful tournament for the team, in particular due to the ‘group of death’ that the US was placed in. However, the loss to the Belgians in the Round of 16 may be viewed by many Americans as a game that the US could have won. A lucky bounce here or there...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan on Jurgen Klinsmann criticism: I was being honest

Landon Donovan was given the chance to backtrack on his criticism of US Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, but instead he doubled down. The LA Galaxy forward was interviewed following his team’s 2-2 tie with the Portland Timbers Friday and asked if he wanted to clarify his comments aka retract them or backtrack. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Manager rips Landon Donovan for Klinsmann criticism

Fulham manager and former German national team player Felix Magath ripped Landon Donovan via Facebook on Friday for being critical of Jurgen Klinsmann and the US National Team. Magath wrote the message in his native German, but the translation indicates he was praiseworthy of the job Klinsmann did. Here’s a Google translation of his comments: […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

World Cup 2014: The year the US fell in love with the beautiful game?

USMNT fans in Washington D.C With more traditional sports such as baseball, football and basketball competing for the attention of the average American sports fan it’s no wonder that soccer has taken a back seat in the past. However, with big name players making moves to the MLS, the growing profile of the national league and an impressive display from the national team it’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan takes shot at Klinsmann's World Cup strategy

Landon Donovan says the USMNT wasn't set up to succeed against Belgium. Is this intended to be a shot at Jurgen Klinsmann?
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan Takes Shot At Jurgen Klinsmann’s World Cup Strategy

Landon Donovan was left off the U.S. World Cup roster back in May and said that he briefly rooted against the team during a warmup game a few days after the decision was announced. Now that the United States has been eliminated, Donovan has more to say. This time, however, some of his comments are directed straight at U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann. “I think we’re all disappointed...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan takes shot at Jurgen Klinsmann over loss

Landon Donovan was left off Team USA for the World Cup in a shocking move by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, and at first, it didn’t see to bother Donovan. Donovan shot this SportsCenter commercial following the move, poking fun at the move, and Donovan went on to provide in-depth analysis for ESPN on Team USA. […]
Via Full Scale Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why USA World Cup fever won’t help MLS very much

Now that the USA World Cup run is over it’s time to conclude our three part long-form (in our Twitter addled world, yes 500+ words can be considered long-form) series on whether or not USA World Cup fever will mean anything to the long term growth of soccer in America. In part one, we highlighted how Jurgen Klinsmann has changed the soccer culture in America, and for the better...
Via The Sports Bank
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan critical of Klinsmann’s World Cup strategy

While praising his USMNT brethren for their accomplishments in the World Cup, Landon Donovan was also somewhat critical of the gameplan set out by Jurgen Klinsmann. It’s obviously like any sport where you can deconstruct a strategy, especially after it fails to land you in the next round. Specifically, Donovan was critical of how Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley were used. ...
Via Waiting For Next Year
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann tells beaten USA to show less respect to opponents

Jurgen Klinsmann has told the USA they must show opponents less respect if they are to break through on the world stage.
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan critical of Jurgen Klinsmann’s World Cup tactics

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports The United States has been eliminated from the World Cup. What happens when the team you were rooting for loses? Start criticizing the hell out of them. The USMNT losing to Belgium presented a great opportunity for Landon Donovan who was cut before the World Cup to take a **** at U.S coach Jurgen Klinsmann. “I think we’re all disappointed in...
Via The Sideline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Is The US Better Off Than It Was Four Years Ago?

Since the USA’s elimination at the hands of Belgium in the World Cup Round of 16, the question that everyone is asking is this: Is the US better off than it was four years ago? It’s a legitimate question to ask. The USA went out of the World Cup at the exact same juncture as it did four years ago in South Africa, and by the exact same score line in extra time. But if everybody...
Via World Soccer Talk
22 days ago  |  Discuss

USA’s World Cup run ends too soon, but future looks promising

  When a team enters into a tournament format like the World Cup knockout stage, you always know that the next game very well may be your last. But that doesn’t mean it is any easier when the end finally comes. Such is the case for the United States Men’s National team, which saw its World Cup run end on Tuesday in a 2-1 loss to Belgium. “Thirty-one teams get their heart broken...
Via World Soccer Talk
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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