By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Jan 15, 2018) US Soccer Players – A new year means a new start for the USMNT. 2018 is about the USMNT building on the positives and moving on from last year. A roster loaded with up-and-coming young players is together in Carson, California kicking off a transitional year for the USMNT. January is always a time to see new faces and this year is no different. USMNT . . .
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been saying for weeks that it's coming. Eventually, his version of an invincibles team would lose a Premier League game, and probably before setting a new English topflight record. Drawing with Crystal Palace on the last day of 2017 was an indication. While nobody was pointing the finger at obvious flaws with City, eventually the strain of the Premier . . .
We start the roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico in the Championship. Tim Ream made his 100th appearance for Fulham in their 1-0 win at Middlesbrough. Oliver Norwood converted a penalty five minutes into stoppage time for the game's only goal. 🗣 REEEEAAAAAMMMMMM@timream5 will make his 💯th appearance for the Club today! 👏 #COYW #FFC pic.twitter.com/7I8JxNgIrC — Fulham Football Club . . .
The 2017-18 Bundesliga season is back from winter break on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Our highlight game comes from Germany, with Borussia Dortmund at home to Wolfsburg on Sunday. Also on the soccer TV schedule, Spurs vs Everton from the Premier League is on national TV on Saturday. There are plenty of options from La Liga, Liga MX, and the series of club friendlies currently happening in . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Jan 12, 2018) US Soccer Players - Christian Lucatero was supposed to be the Houston Dynamo academy’s proof-of-concept. By most accounts the best player to ever come out of the club’s nascent developmental system, Lucatero was local, Hispanic, and talented, a trio of traits that would serve the reputation of the system well. When signed to a Homegrown Player contract . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT in camp in Carson. In a mixed zone session distributed to the media, USMNT interim coach Dave Sarachan spoke about the focus for January camp. With a group of 29 players looking for an opportunity in the wake of not qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, the coaching staff called in players who haven't gotten a lot of look at senior level. "The past is the past," . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 11, 2018) US Soccer Players - The USMNT kicks off January camp this week, and it could be an interesting one. The reality is that other topics are occupying lots of focus and discussion around the USMNT program right now. With so many new faces called in during these transitional times, however, there’s plenty of plot lines to track over the next few weeks in . . .
By Jeff Rueter – SAINT PAUL, MN (Jan 11, 2018) US Soccer Players - It’s safe to say that Christian Ramirez has had to earn every opportunity he’s gotten in his career thus far. The son of two Colombian immigrants, Ramirez was born in California and spent ages one through seven in Colombia, the oldest of four kids. His family settled into a two-bedroom apartment, dreaming of finding a better . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Christian Pulisic. The USMNT star is trying to help push his club Borussia Dortmund into contention in the Bundesliga. It hasn't been easy. Though Dortmund is currently 3rd in the table as they wait for the Bundesliga schedule to resume, they're tied on 28 points with the three teams behind them. Weston McKennie's Schalke is just ahead with 30 points and Bayern . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jan 10, 2018) US Soccer Players - With three signings at the start of the week, the LA Galaxy has seen its roster grow. A total of 20 players are now part of the squad with the start of the preseason not too far off. The team seems to be coming together. As it stands, that's a worrisome thought. While the players brought in fill needs, especially David Bingham who . . .