It's normally the best idea to be a good guest. Accept the invitation, and it behooves the attendee to mind their manners. That's certainly the situation for the USMNT in Cuba later today, showing what it means to be a good neighbor even if this game isn't much of a challenge there or here. A quick reminder. Cuba got out of Group C at the last Gold Cup, beating Guatemala 1-0 after losing 6-0 to . . .
The level of opposition the USMNT faces this month is far from fooling anybody. USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has an away date against Cuba and a home game against New Zealand. With the opponents not likely to press any version of his squad, Klinsmann still wants these games to count. He's doing that by laying down a challenge for the players in camp. Perform well this month, and you could end up . . .
Update: Alejandro Bedoya is out due to injury. USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 23 players to his squad for friendlies at Cuba and in Washington DC against New Zealand. The USMNT plays Cuba on October 7 at 4pm ET on ESPN2. The second friendly on the schedule is on Oct 11 at 8pm ET on ESPN. “These two games are very important for us because it’s the last time we can see certain players before . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 8, 2016) US Soccer Players - Congratulations to CONCACAF's six survivors. The Hexagonal has arrived again, signaling the business end of the winding road to the 2018 World Cup. This cycle's sextet has a familiar look to it. The 2018 group is nearly identical to the one that tussled for a place in Brazil four years ago. The sole exception is Trinidad & . . .
It's the roster decisions making the news for the USMNT, with lots of speculation over coach Jurgen Klinsmann taking this game seriously. Pick a team and there's always a push for any player performing well in the last game. It's an easy argument to make, pushing St Vincent and the Grenadines subs Christian Pulisic and Sacha Kljestan into a discussion about starting them against Trinidad & . . .
Wednesday's soccer news update has the USMNT on the road to St Vincent and the Grenadines for Friday afternoon's World Cup qualifier. Here's US Soccer's explainer for how the USMNT can advance to the Hexagonal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Early wake up call for the #USMNT's journey to St. Vincent. First stop, however: Barbados. pic.twitter.com/AMQUchGaXx — U.S. Soccer . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 29, 2016) US Soccer Players – The USMNT returns to action this week for the first time since reaching the semifinals of the Copa Centenario. The September window means a pair of World Cup Qualifiers versus two island nations. They're on the road versus St Vincent & the Grenadines on September 2 (3:30pm ET - beIN Sport). Then it's home against Trinidad & . . .