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USMNT Names Experienced Squad For Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup Game Vs. Mexico

CHICAGO — U.S. men’s national soccer team coach Jurgen Klinsmann dropped defenders John Brooks and Omar Gonzalez and midfielder Mix Diskerud from the Americans’ roster for the Oct. 10 playoff against Mexico for a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Brooks has been sidelined by an ankle injury and hasn’t played in a match since the Americans’ exhibition win over Peru...
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Brooks, Gonzalez, Diskerud dropped from US roster vs Mexico

CHICAGO (AP) U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann dropped defenders John Brooks and Omar Gonzalez and midfielder Mix Diskerud from the Americans' roster for the Oct. 10 playoff against Mexico for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Brooks has been sidelined by an ankle injury and hasn't played in a match since the Americans' exhibition win over Peru on Sept. 4. Gonzalez and Diskerud...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Wicked deflection gives Peru 1-0 lead over USMNT

Omar Gonzalez was given the start for the USMNT friendly against Peru, giving him a shot to solidify his starting position going forward to the all-important matchup with Mexico for the CONCACAF berth in the Confederations Cup to be held in 2017 in Russia. It took just 20 minutes for many to wonder what the heck happened, as Gonzalez was done in harshly after making the mistake to...
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September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dempsey, USMNT flourish; Cuba wilts in Gold Cup heat

Clint Dempsey has been firing throughout the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, but Cuba felt the full force of the United States men’s national soccer team when things finally clicked around him. The U.S. beat Cuba 6-0 on Saturday in a Gold Cup quarterfinal game between a tournament favorite and a sacrificial lamb of the Caribbean. Dempsey, 32, scored his first hat trick for Team USA, and...
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Top MLS players at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

The 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup is set to kickoff on July 7 and one of North America’s top leagues, Major League Soccer, will be well represented at the tournament. The league that’s currently in the middle of its 20th season has at least one player on nine of the 12 teams competing. Even though several players who ply their trades in European Leagues will usurp most of the media...
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS 2014 regular season review: Top 10 defenders

It is well-known that the MLS is one of the weakest leagues in the world when it comes to defending. The defenders’ lack the awareness, positional skills and technical abilities to compete with the likes of Sergio Ramos, Jérôme Boateng, etc. They are just not that good. For the aforementioned reasons, the league has been bombarded with insults and humorous taunts from rhapsodic...
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Omar Gonzalez Fights Clint Dempsey, DeAndre Yedlin In MLS Game (Video)

Throughout the months of June and July, Clint Dempsey, Omar Gonzalez and DeAndre Yedlin joined forces on Team USA during the nation’s inspiring run into the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. In case you didn’t know, the World Cup is over. That fact was never more prevalent than during Monday’s MLS game between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders, when tensions...
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS All-Star Roster: Biggest snubs and surprises

On July 19 the entire roster for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game was announced. The 23-man squad will battle Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich at Providence Park on August 6. The roster is jam-packed with the league’s top talents, but there were some surprise inclusions and multiple deserving individuals were left off the team. Top five surprises Tim Cahill (right) 5. Omar...
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting Kansas City: Matt Besler is a wanted man

Clubs in England and Germany are trying to sign Sporting KC’s captain Matt Besler Matt Besler’s solid performances at the World Cup as caught some eyes in Europe and it’s been reported that clubs in England and Germany are trying to acquire his signature. The American center back started all four US games in Brazil and excelled alongside Geoff Cameron and Omar Gonzalez. Besler...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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