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Zelelam is joining a distinguished U.S. men’s national team history at Rangers

We mentioned it easier today: Gedion Zelalem, loaned from Arsenal to Rangers, is stepping into a distinguished history of United States internationals at Ibrox Stadium. Though only four names long, the list includes some of the most impressive names the U.S. have ever produced – names that have 390 caps and 11 World Cup spots to their credit. DaMarcus Beasley Sneakily, Beasley...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS Daily – March 2, 2015

The MLS season is supposed to start this Friday…will it?  MLS:  - Dell Hansen of RSL fined by the league - FC Dallas lost 1-2 to NASL side, San Antonio - Houston routs OCSC, 3-0, to win Carolina Challenge Cup - MLS Atlanta announces Carlos Bocanegra as their technical director - OCSC announce a sold-out inaugural game vs NYCFC - Balotelli to MLS? - Galaxy...
Via Total MLS
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS expansion team Atlanta names Carlos Bocanegra technical director ahead of 2017 debut

MLS expansion side Atlanta has named former U.S. men's national team captain Carlos Bocanegra as technical director ahead of its first campaign in 2017. Bocanegra, 35, retired from professional soccer at the end of last season and expressed his desire to stay active in the game. This role gives him a chance to leverage the knowledge cultivated over a 15-year career to build the expansion...
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Home Away From Home: Fulham offers safe harbor for USMNT stars

At the beginning, Brian McBride started his matchday routine at Craven Cottage with a brief stroll through Fulham. McBride and his teammates drove their cars to a local school and parked them there due to the restrictions in the area. They would then board a bus to wind through the streets of West London and disembark a couple of blocks from the ground. The entire group completed...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former USMNT Captain Carlos Bocanegra Announces Retirement Following 2014 Season

Former United State’s Men’s National Team Captain and current Chivas defender, Carlos Bocanegra, announced his retirement from soccer following the end of the current 2014 MLS season. Bocanegra has been playing professional soccer for 14 years and earned 110 appearances for the USMNT and scored 14 goals since his first call-up in 2001, as well as captaining the team for six years...
Via World Soccer Talk
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Bocanegra announces retirement at end of MLS season

Carlos Bocanegra announces retirement at end of MLS season - originally posted on On Thursday Carlos Bocanegra announced, he will be retiring from the game of soccer at the end of 2014 Major League Soccer season. Photo provided by ISI Photos. The 35-year-old former U.S. captain will be ending his 14-year-career. Carlos Bocanegra announced on Thursday that he will be...
Via Soccerlens
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-USA captain Bocanegra to retire after end of 2014 MLS season

Former USA captain Carlos Bocanegra has announced he will retire at the end of the 2014 season. Bocanegra, 35, announced his intentions to draw a close to his 15-year professional career on his personal Twitter account Thursday. The current Chivas USA skipper and the former Chicago Fire, Fulham and Glasgow Rangers defender said he started to contemplate retirement prior to this season...
Via Fox Sports
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bocanegra will retire from Chivas USA after season

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Former U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra says he will retire at the conclusion of Chivas USA's season. The 35-year-old Bocanegra announced his decision Thursday. Bocanegra played in two World Cups for the American team, and he scored a record 14 goals as a U.S. defender. He made 110 appearances, becoming the 12th U.S. player with at least 100 caps....
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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