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One Major Reason Why Germany Has Been More Successful Than England in World Cup 2014

In the summer of 2009, England and Germany faced off in the final of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship. The two sides had met earlier in the competition and had drawn 1-1. The Germans ended up routing the Stuart Pearce-led English side 4-0. Out of the players in that 2009 German U-21 squad*, six of them are starters for the German World Cup 2014 team. And most, if not all six...
Via World Soccer Talk
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Howard Thinks USMNT Youth Will Be A Huge Factor in World Cup Success

Even before Jürgen Klinsmann made the shocking decision to leave Landon Donovan out of the final 23 players that will play in Brazil, this U.S. Men’s National Team was heading to Brazil as one of the least experienced US teams in a very long time. This is USMNT’s first World Cup since 1990 where a single center-back has zero World Cup experience. However, despite all that,...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

USMNT: retirement of Steve Cherundolo

On Wednesday, the soccer world said goodbye to one of the best defenders in USMNT history. Steve Cherundolo announced his retirement from soccer at the age of 35 due to persistent knee injuries that kept him off the U.S. roster for the past two years. Cherundolo will finish his current season with Bundesliga club Hannover then hang up his cleats. He has been the captain for his club...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

USMNT Legend Steve Cherundolo Retires From Professional Soccer

“Solid and, at times, unspectacular” described Steve Cherundolo’s professional career. The American international, who won 87 caps for the US Men’s National Team and played in three World Cups, retired Wednesday after persistent knee problems robbed him of an ability to feature in a fourth World Cup this summer. Often under-appreciated by fans in the United States perhaps...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

USMNT mainstay Steve Cherundolo hangs up his boots

USMNT and Hannover 96 defender Steve Cherundolo officially announced his retirement today, citing persistent injuries in the last two seasons. The full back, known to fans of the Bundesliga side as ‘Mayor of Hannover’, played his entire professional career at Hannover 96, making 370 appearances and ends his career as the club-record holder for matches played. He also played 87...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Cherundolo ends career due to knee problems

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) United States national team defender Steve Cherundolo is ending his career immediately because of persistent knee problems.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Timmy Chandler USMNT’s World Cup Hopes Dealt a Blow Due to Injury: Daily Soccer Report

Timmy Chandler’s hopes of playing with the US Men’s National Team at this summer’s World Cup have been dealt a blow after picking up an injury that will rule him out of the rest of the Bundesliga season. Chandler suffered a torn meniscus in February but hasn’t yet recovered from the injury. His head coach at Nuremberg says he won’t play again during the club season, and...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Timothy Chandler Out 8-10 Weeks, World Cup Hopes Dashed

The big news from Europe over the weekend was the injury of German-American right-back Timothy Chandler. In a Bundesliga league match against Bayern Munich, the FC Nurnberg defender suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee. Nurnberg would go on to lose 2-0, playing the last 80 minutes without the American. This is devastating for the 23 year-old defender who had been in fantastic...
Via Sports-Kings
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Future is bright for USA Soccer on the Road to Rio World Cup

The site was Rustenburg , South Africa in the round of 16 of the World Cup against Ghana. USA soccer ‘s starting 11 included ex Manchester United goal keeper Tim Howard, a center back pairing of Jay Demerit and Carlos Bocanegra .  Steve Cherundolo and Jonathan Bornstein as wing backs. With a midfield four of Dempsey, Bradley, Clark, and Donovan. The forwards were Jozy Altidore...
Via The Sports Bank
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hannover, Eintracht split points

Promoted Eintracht Braunschweig earned a 0-0 draw at bitter rival Hannover in the Bundesliga 's first Lower Saxony derby for 37 years on Friday. The anticipation was high of a game which was last played in 1976, but in spite of Hannover's attacking efforts, Braunschweig managed to get away with precisely what they had come for - a point. Mame Diouf spurned the best chances...
Via Fox Soccer
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cherundolo to get Hannover role

Steve Cherundolo is likely to get a job with Hannover once the United States defender ends his playing career. Hannover president Martin Kind tells Bild newspaper he would like Cherundolo "to stay with us after his playing career" and that "we will find a function for him." Kind says Cherundolo has earned a position "because he has a history with the club...
Via Fox Soccer
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hannover hopes to give Cherundolo job after career

Steve Cherundolo is likely to get a job with Hannover once the United States defender ends his playing career. Hannover president Martin Kind tells Bild newspaper he would like Cherundolo ''to stay with us after his playing career'' and that ''we will find a function for him.'' Kind says Cherundolo has earned a position ''because he has a...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hannover hopes to give Cherundolo job after career

Steve Cherundolo is likely to get a job with Hannover once the United States defender ends his playing career. Hannover president Martin Kind tells Bild newspaper he would like Cherundolo ''to stay with us after his playing career'' and that ''we will find a function for him.'' Kind says Cherundolo has earned a position ''because he has a...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Hannover hopes to give Cherundolo job after career

Steve Cherundolo is likely to get a job with Hannover once the United States defender ends his playing career. Hannover president Martin Kind tells Bild newspaper he would like Cherundolo ''to stay with us after his playing career'' and that ''we will find a function for him.'' Kind says Cherundolo has earned a position ''because he has a...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Cherundolo to undergo knee surgery again

German media are reporting that veteran U.S. defender Steve Cherundolo will undergo another operation on his left knee on Tuesday. Kicker says the 34-year-old Cherundolo needs surgery on the troubled knee for the second time in eight weeks. There is no date set for his return to action for Bundesliga club Hannover. Bild has the same story, but the dpa news agency says Hannover...
Via Fox Soccer
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Cherundolo to have surgery

German media are reporting that veteran U.S. defender Steve Cherundolo will undergo another operation on his left knee on Tuesday. Kicker says the 34-year-old Cherundolo needs surgery on the troubled knee for the second time in eight weeks. There is no date set for his return to action for Bundesliga club Hannover. Bild has the same story, but the dpa news agency says Hannover...
Via Fox Soccer
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Steve Cherundolo to have knee surgery again

Hannover captain and United States defender Steve Cherundolo needs to have a second arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. The Bundesliga club says Cherundolo will have the surgery on Friday. The 34-year-old had the same knee operated on in February. Cherundolo says ''the injury and the timing are frustrating,'' but he hopes to be able to practice soon without pain...
Via AP on Fox
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

USA steals three points, beats Jamaica

Brad Evans scored in the second minute of stoppage time in the second half, giving the United States a thrilling 2-1 win over Jamaica at Kingston on Friday night that solidified the Americans' chances of qualifying for next year's 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Jozy Altidore put the Americans ahead in the 30th minute, but Jermaine Beckford tied the score off a free kick in the...
Via Fox Soccer
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

United States 2, Jamaica 1

Brad Evans scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving the U.S. a thrilling 2-1 win over Jamaica at Kingston on Friday night that solidified the Americans' chances of qualifying for next year's World Cup. Jozy Altidore put the Americans ahead in the 30th minute, but Jermaine Beckford tied the score off a free kick in the 89th as the U.S. again failed...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

US defender Cherundolo signs new Hannover deal

United States defender Steve Cherundolo has signed a one-year contract extension with Hannover, six days after the captain set a club record for Bundesliga appearances. Hannover announced Friday that Cherundolo will be staying through to the end of next season, ahead of the team's final league match of the season against Fortuna Duesseldorf. Cherundolo says he's looking...
Via AP on Fox
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury-filled USA limps into qualifiers

No Tim Howard, no Carlos Bocanegra, no Steve Cherundolo, no Fabian Johnson, no Timmy Chandler, no Danny Williams, and, of course, no Landon Donovan. It was the absences that were most conspicuous on the U.S. men's national team roster released by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Monday afternoon. The team he cobbled together for two crucial World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica...
Via Fox Soccer
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

U.S.A Loses First World Cup Qualifier to Honduras

The U.S.A Men’s National Team slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Honduras as the squad opened up its CONCACAF qualification for the 2014 World Cup. Jurgen Klinsmann and his side left Guatemala with added pressure on their backs. The United States opened up the scoring in the 36th minute when Jermaine Jonas connected beautifully with Clint Dempsey, who volleyed the ball home.  However...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cherundolo out with knee surgery

Hannover captain Steve Cherundolo has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Coach Mirko Slomka said Thursday the American defender, who turns 34 on Feb. 19, had the operation a day earlier. Slomka did not give a projection for the right back's return. Cherundolo has played 380 matches for Hannover, including 280 in the Bundesliga. He has 15 appearances this season...
Via Fox Soccer
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hannover captain Cherundolo has knee surgery

Hannover's American captain Steve Cherundolo has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. The Bundesliga club's coach Mirko Slomka said Thursday the defender had the operation on Wednesday, but did not give a timeline for his expected return. Cherundolo has played 380 matches for Hannover, including 280 in the top division. He has 15 appearances this season. Cherundolo...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

USA faces hostile environment

The U.S. men's national team stepped off their chartered plane Monday night and ventured into the hot air, heavy with humidity and gasoline. Young soldiers holding assault rifles and blank expressions lined the tarmac. The Americans filed onto their bus and set off for the team hotel, surrounded by a squadron of police cars and scooters. Zigzagging through the motorcade were...
Via Fox Soccer
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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