By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 16, 2022) US Soccer Players - The USMNT is just days away from kicking off its 2022 World Cup campaign. On the ground in Qatar, preparing for its opening group stage match against Wales on Monday, head coach Gregg Berhalter is putting his players through a final set of training sessions. Regarding readiness, there's not much more he could have asked . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 14, 2022) US Soccer Players – Following two years of World Cup Qualifying, the Nations League, and months of friendlies, the start of the 2022 World Cup is under a week away. It will be a tournament of firsts. It is the first time FIFA is holding it in November. It's the first time that a World Cup with 32 nations will happen during a compressed 29-day window. . . .
The last roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil before the World Cup break starts in the Bundesliga with Joe Scally's Gladbach beating Gio Reyna's Borussia Dortmund 4-2. Reyna subbed out at halftime. Gladbach's Jonas Hoffman scored in the 4th minute with Julian Brandt equalizing for Dortmund in the 19th. Gladbach took the lead from a 26th minute goal and Marcus Thuram made it 3-1 in the . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 11, 2022) US Soccer Players - As always, England arrives with expectations. England is, after all, where it all began. Soccer emerged from the island of Great Britain roughly 160 years ago and spread across the world to become the planet's greatest sporting passion. When you invent something, people expect you to be good at it. Although England ceded its . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 10, 2022) US Soccer Players - On Wednesday in Brooklyn, 26 players joined the illustrious group of Americans that have earned the chance to represent the United States on the biggest stage in sports. With the World Cup kicking off on November 20 and the USMNT's group stage opener against Wales scheduled for the next day, the moment arrived for head coach Gregg . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 10, 2022) US Soccer Players - A few hours before Gregg Berhalter’s World Cup roster unveiling in Brooklyn, the USMNT’s opening opponents in group B released theirs in a very different setting. Wales manager Rob Page returned to his hometown to announce his squad at the Tylorstown Welfare Hall, one of the surviving examples of the community centers that served . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the USMNT players in Scotland's Premiership where Cameron Carter-Vickers's Celtic won 2-1 at Motherwell. Celtic's Kyogo Furuhashi scored in the 15th and Daizen Maeda doubled the lead in the 84th. Motherwell pulled a goal back in the 86th minute. "We never really got into our rhythm so credit to Motherwell," Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou said. "They worked . . .
By Luis Bueno - RIVERSIDE, CA (Nov 9, 2022) US Soccer Players - When Major League Soccer began, the US National Team benefited. Not only did MLS provide national team-caliber players a chance for meaningful minutes, but it also provided future national teamers a chance to start and develop their respective careers. Since 1996, the league has evolved substantially, and so has the league's role in . . .
On Wednesday, the US Soccer Federation released head coach Gregg Berhalter's 26-player roster for the 2022 World Cup. “We are excited to take this group to compete in the 2022 FIFA World Cup,” Berhalter said in the press statement announcing the roster. “Final roster decisions are always difficult, and we appreciate everyone’s contributions who helped us get to this point. We believe we have a . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the Bundesliga where Joe Scally subbed out in the 80th minute of Gladbach's 2-1 loss at VfL Bochum. Trailing 2-0 from goals in the 7th and 12th minutes, Gladbach's Alassane Plea scored in the 62nd. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 61st minute for Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 loss at Wolfsburg to goals in the 6th and a minute into stoppage time. A league down, Terrence . . .