How bad is the USMNT's goalkeeper situation?

There was a time when the United States had too many goalkeepers. If that was actually a thing, the U.S. definitely suffered from it. They went into the 2002 World Cup unsure whether Brad Friedel or Kasey Keller should start because both were so good. Friedel won the job and was stupendous, then Keller took the job in 2006 with Tim Howard as the understudy, and Howard has kept...
Via FOX Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Keller, Schmid and Myernick enter National Soccer Hall of Fame

SEATTLE -- Kasey Keller was able to suppress his emotions. Sigi Schmid fought breaking down throughout his acceptance speech. Keller, Schmid and the late Glenn ''Mooch'' Myernick were inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame on Saturday night, the highest honor in American soccer. Keller was inducted for his playing career in his first year of eligibility; Schmid was inducted...
Via Associated Press
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Keller, Schmid, Myernick elected to U.S. Soccer's Hall of Fame

CHICAGO -- Goalkeeper Kasey Keller, who made 102 national team appearances and was on the roster for four World Cups, has been elected to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame along with Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid and the late coach Glenn ''Mooch'' Myernick. Keller, elected Wednesday in his first year on the player ballot, started for the U.S. at the 1998 and 2006 World Cups...
Via Associated Press
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Keller one of 13 on Hall of Fame ballot for first time

Goalkeeper Kasey Keller and forward Tiffeny Milbrett are among 13 players on the ballot for the first time for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Goalkeepers Pat Onstad, Eddie Robinson and Zach Thornton; defenders Gregg Berhalter, Jimmy Conrad and Frankie Hejduk; and forwards Jovan Kirovski and Diego Serna are the other men on the ballot for the first time, the Hall said Thursday...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN’s MLS All-Star coverage tonight will be extensive

The MLS All-Star Game is always somewhat interesting to me, at least in theory, as a soccer fan. 2014′s will be especially intriguing, because it comes after a few weeks of European teams kicking the tar out of MLS competition in friendlies. MLS’ All-Stars will now try and prove their mettle one more time against German heroes Bayern Munich tonight. ESPN’s all over the thing...
Via Awful Announcing
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN TV and Radio World Cup Announcing Assignments Through June 26

We have the announcing assignments for the ESPN Family of Networks from Friday, June 20 through Thursday, June 26. This will mark the end of Group Play as on Monday, there will be simultaneous games from each group both at noon ET and 4 p.m. So there will be four games between Monday, June 23 and Thursday, June 26, but with two played at the same time. On Monday, Group B games will...
Via Fang's Bites
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Your World Cup Announcing Schedule for 6/20 – 6/26

Here are your World Cup announcing assignments through the end of the group stage.  Note that beginning next Monday with the final round of group stage matches, games will be played simultaneously.  That means one game from a particular group will be played on ESPN and another on ESPN2 at the same time.  We also get four games every day from Monday-Thursday. An interesting note...
Via Awful Announcing
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Announcing Assignments for 1st Week of 2014 World Cup on ESPN

As the World Cup prepares to kickoff in São Paulo on Thursday as host country Brazil takes on Croatia, ESPN will be ready to start its last Copa do Mundial until at least 2022. Ian Darke will call five matches in the first eight days, most of them will be with his old English Premier League partner Steve McManaman. Other games will be called by ESPN World Cup standbys Derek Rae...
Via Fang's Bites
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN names four more analysts for the 2014 World Cup

ESPN continues to slowly roll out their talent for the upcoming 2014 World Cup broadcast from Brazil.  Already we’ve learned of the play by play announcers and a group of analysts for the occasion. Now a second set of analysts have been announced, and they will certainly add to the quality and prestige of ESPN’s presentation in their last World Cup broadcast.  Two of them are...
Via Awful Announcing
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ross Fletcher, Kasey Keller to call Sounders matches

The Sounders have hired play-by-play announcer Ross Fletcher, who will join former goalkeeper Kasey Keller to broadcast matches on TV and radio beginning this season.
Via MyNorthwest.com
January 10, 2012

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