The soccer news starts with the USMNT's loss to Colombia. The bright side for the USMNT was responding to going a goal down by taking the lead early in the second-half. Colombia winning 4-2 continued to expose the spacing problems for the USMNT throughout the game. Leave an opportunity on one side of the field, and a team like Colombia is probably going to take advantage. Colombia didn't learn . . .
On a humid night in Tampa, Colombia got the better of the USMNT in a 4-2 win at Raymond James Stadium. With the USMNT once again using an experimental lineup combining experience with young players, Colombia took advantage. James Rodriguez opened the scoring in the 36th minute, behind the ball in from just inside the box. USMNT defender Matt Miazga made a clearance on a Rodriguez shot in the . . .
The soccer news starts with that Liga MX and MLS sort of rumor. Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla mentioned the potential of a Liga MX and MLS merger following the North American hosted 2026 World Cup. From there, the discussion in American soccer quickly and predictably moved to the technical details. MLS's insistence on single-entity, the promotion and relegation issue with locked leagues, and . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Oct 10, 2018) US Soccer Players - The San Jose Earthquakes have, if nothing else, been a predictable club. Since the Earthquakes’ resurrection in 2008, the team has delved back to its early days to try and plow forward. Frank Yallop and Dominic Kinnear each returned to the club to coach the team as did former player Chris Leitch. So it comes as a surprise then that . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Oct 10, 2018) US Soccer Players - It’s expansion season in American soccer because every season is expansion season in American soccer. The game in the United States is experiencing a boom period when it comes to adding new professional soccer clubs. Those new professional soccer clubs need names, logos, and colors. There’s really nothing more important to the . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT set to host Colombia on Thursday in Tampa (7:30pm ET - FS1). This version of the USMNT remains in transition, but adds veterans Michael Bradley and Brad Guzan. What that means on the field is the question, with the USMNT missing Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie, and Tyler Adams due to injury. Colombia recovered to have a strong World Cup. Following their . . .
By J Hutcherson (Oct 9, 2018) US Soccer Players - Call it the panic of the super clubs, with the 2018-19 season already turning into something few expected. Check the league standings in Spain and England and that tells the story. Sevilla is top of the table in La Liga, with the usual suspects slotting in at 2nd through 4th. It's Real Madrid in 4th-place, losing for the second time over the . . .
The soccer news starts with Steve Ralston's run as interim coach at San Jose continuing through the end of the season. The Earthquakes announced on Monday the hiring of Matias Almeyda as their new coach for 2019. "Because we realized we could not hold this announcement for four weeks until the end of the season, we decided to announce the head coach of the San Jose Earthquakes today for the . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Oct 8, 2018) US Soccer Players – It’s no secret that MLS aspires to be one of the world’s best domestic leagues. While the league still has a long way to go, they can claim something already. It's the competitiveness we see in October as teams maneuver for the playoffs. The road to MLS Cup makes North America's league somewhat unique in world soccer. Leagues and . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Bobby Wood's goals for Hannover 96. Wood scored twice in Hannover's 3-1 home win over VfB Stuttgart. Wood scored in the 30th and a minute into first-half stoppage time. Stuttgart pulled a goal back in the 50th minute. Ilhas Bebou scored for Hannover a minute into stoppage time. Weston McKennie scored in Schalke's 2-0 away win at . . .