Thursday's soccer news starts in the Bundesliga with Gio Reyna subbing on in the 62nd minute of Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 win at Mainz. Dortmund fell behind in the 2nd with Julian Ryerson equalizing in the 4th. Reyna scored three minutes into stoppage time. Dortmund is 5th in the table, tied on points with 4th-place Eintracht and 6th-place Freiburg. "We'd hoped that when it came to accelerating . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 25, 2023) US Soccer Players - The USMNT opens up its 2023 schedule against Serbia on Wednesday night at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles (10pm ET - HBO Max, Universo), a game that will serve both as a chance to highlight new talent entering the national team frame and as a kickoff for a cycle that will end with a home World Cup in 2026. The American men’s program . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Jan 23, 2023) US Soccer Players – It's January, and that means the USMNT is back in action with its annual camp that concludes later this week with two friendlies against Serbia and Colombia. The games mark the first time we will see the team since it was eliminated at the World Cup by the Netherlands in the round of 16. The camp, which began this past Saturday, . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 20, 2023) US Soccer Players - The 2023 edition of the USMNT's January camp arrives at the beginning of a new World Cup cycle, one that will culminate with the tournament taking place in North America. Even at the far front edge of the journey to 2026, there's excitement around the possibilities. The man in charge of the USMNT, assistant coach Anthony Hudson, . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 19, 2022) US Soccer Players - Ready or not, the USMNT's next World Cup cycle officially begins this week as the 2023 January camp convenes in Carson, California. Early analysis of the road to 2026 has centered on the likely absence of a qualification process, part and parcel of co-hosting that tournament alongside Canada and Mexico. That's often seen as a . . .
USMNT assistant coach Anthony Hudson named 24 players for the 2023 January camp that begins on January 21 in greater Los Angeles. The team will play two games, against Serbia on January 25 at Bank of California Stadium (10pm ET - HBO Max and Universo) and against Colombia on January 28 (7:30pm ET - TNT and Telemundo) at Dignity Health Sports Park. "The annual January Camp gives us a chance to . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 12, 2022) US Soccer Players - Soccer broadcasting in North America is evolving rapidly. Tuesday drove home that shift as the public got a clearer idea of what it will be watching on its televisions, and other screens, in the months and years ahead. One week out from the first match of its new broadcasting contract with Warner Bros. Discovery Sports, a . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Dec 30, 2022) US Soccer Players - World Cup years are not often ones for experimentation. Coaches looking to solidify their squads for the tournament after nearly four years of preparation prefer to have most of that work out of the way by the time the World Cup year arrives. It's rarely a time to talk about "firsts" when the climax of the cycle looms in the near . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Dec 30, 2022) US Soccer Players - Setbacks and breakthroughs in both familiar settings and faraway lands. Tribulation, tragedy, and triumph on the field and off it. Steady, hard-earned growth, exhilarating new frontiers, and sobering reminders of well-established challenges. The US National Teams lived a spectrum of experiences and emotions in 2022. As is so . . .
By Charles Boehm – AL-RAYYAN, QATAR (Dec 1, 2022) US Soccer Players - It takes a certain underrated level of courage to say out loud that your goal is to win the World Cup. Especially when you're not from one of the sport's traditional powerhouses. Many overseas journalists have asked the USMNT how their experience at Qatar 2022 will help them when the tournament arrives in North America in four . . .