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USMNT stars Tim Howard and Clint Dempsey received a call from American president Barack Obama after their impressive run in Brazil
Two USA players were in fr the shock of their lives after USA's World Cup elimination.
Tim Howard and team captain Clint Dempsey, two of the national side's star players of the 2014 World Cup tournament, received a call from American president Barack Obama to congratulate them on their impressive performance.
Jurgen Klinsmann's men were placed in the “group of death” alongside... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal has their back against the ropes, as they cannot afford to lose on Sunday. Watch live on TV and Online as the USA tries to book their place in the knockout stage.
Weather conditions in Manaus on Sunday will not be very kind to both the Portuguese and Americans, but they will both have to adapt. Three very important points are on the line, to the point where the Yanks could clinch a spot in the knockout round with a victory, and a German victory or draw over Ghana.
For Portugal, things are not as easy. Paulo Bento’s side were humbled against Germany... Read the rest of the article »
Third time proved to be the charm for the USMNT as they finally defeated Ghana, 2-1 in the group stages.
Football fans were in for quite a entertaining day of World Cup action on Monday, with three fixtures--Germany vs. Portugal, Nigeria vs. Iran, and Ghana vs. USA set to take place.
And as per usual, there was plenty of twists and turns, notably Germany thrashing Portugal 4-0, a rather dull and surprising stalemate as Nigeria were held by Iran, and then, the United States finally defeating Ghana.
For... Read the rest of the article »
The Black Stars and the Stars and Stripes go head to head for the third straight time in a World Cup.
This evening, the second pairing in this tournament's toughest group will meet up in a clash that will be quite familiar to most observers. For the third straight time, Ghana and the United States face off in a World Cup competition, and this will be the second time the two sides will battle it out in the group stages.
The Black Stars arguably have had an impressive rise on the world stage.... Read the rest of the article »
Jurgen Klinsmann first selected the 30 names he felt would be best equipped to represent the USMNT in Brazil. However, icon Donovan was eventually dropped.
The United States will be hoping to have a better time this summer, but of course will have it very tough due to their opponents in their group--nicknamed the "Group of Death" due to the the fact that it contains Portugal, Germany, and Ghana.
At the last World Cup, the USMNT finished top of their group for the first time since 1930 thanks to a better goal difference over England, but... Read the rest of the article »
Although the United States has already qualified for the World Cup in Brazil, Klinsmann's squad still has a point to prove.
The United States will head into their final two CONCACAF matches against Jamaica and Panama knowing that they already have a spot at next year's World Cup. But although the USMNT already booked their place, they are also in a tight race for first place in the group, and they could also spoil the party for Jamaica and Panama.
A victory over Jamaica would eliminate The Reggae Boyz, but if they... Read the rest of the article »
Clint Dempsey has been ruled out of the USMNT's final two Qualification matches, but his absence will push others to improve.
For sometime now, Clint Dempsey has established himself as a household name when it comes to American football, or soccer if you prefer. Since his days at the New England Revolution, where he scored 26 goals over 84 appearances in a span of three seasons, Dempsey has evolved, and that has really helped the USMNT move forward.
His move to the English Premier League brought a lot of doubt from... Read the rest of the article »
A 1-2 victory over Jamaica on Friday was enough to get the USA at the top of their group, even on seven points with Costa Rica. They will now take on fourth placed Panama in Seattle on Tuesday night.
Just when all signs pointed to the United States leaving Kingston with only a point, Brad Evans came to the rescue late in the match. When Michael Bradley prepared to take on a Jamaican defender off a short corner kick, it did not look promising, but somehow, the ball fell to Evans who guided the ball into the net, putting the USMNT even on seven points at the top of the group.
Although that... Read the rest of the article »
A defeat against Honduras has the United States needing a victory on Friday night against Costa Rica. With Mexico next up on their schedule, anything other than the three points would be disappointing.
The United States will play their first World Cup Qualification match on home soil on Friday night when they welcome Costa Rica to Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Colorado. Their next match will be against Mexico, so failure to grab the full three points against Costa Rica could spell trouble for Jurgen Klinsmann's squad.
Since taking over as manager, Klinsmann has been criticized by many due... Read the rest of the article »
The United States and Honduras will kick off the next phase of World Cup Qualifying in San Pedro Sula on Wednesday.
The Estadio Olimpico in San Pedro Sula will be electric on Wednesday as Honduras will play host to the United States in the first match of their Hexagonal. Top three teams in the group will get an automatic spot at the World Cup in 2014, held in Brazil, while the fourth placed team will have to play a two-leg elimination with the winner of the Oceania Confederation.
With Costa Rica, Jamaica... Read the rest of the article »
There is no English Premier League football for Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester United this Saturday. However, there is still plenty to look forward to after a breath-taking transfer deadline day!
Andy Carroll is destined to make his debut for West Ham in the lunch-time kick-off against Fulham. The English striker will be eager to rekindle his career during his season-long loan at Upton Park.
The spotlight will also be on Dimitar Berbatov. The Bulgarian signed for the Cottagers on the final day of the 2012 summer transfer window for a fee of £4M. A good display on Saturday would... Read the rest of the article »
Ex-Fulham forward Brian McBride believes that Liverpool and USA striker Clint Dempsey would make a great match.
Brian McBride spoke to Goal.com this week as Clint Dempsey remains determined to leave Craven Cottage. The 29-year-old hit a personal record by scoring 23 goals for Fulham in 46 appearances last season.
According to transfer reports, no bid has been placed for Dempsey but Brian McBride claims that Liverpool could be the player’s perfect destination. He told Goal.com:
“If you’re... Read the rest of the article »
A first half goal by Clint Dempsey lifted the USA to a 1-0 win over Honduras on Saturday.
The game produced the first victory for USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann in his fourth attempt.
Things started slowly for the home side, and Honduras had the first goal scoring chance when Jerry Bengston raced clear but could not beat USA goalkeeper Tim Howard. Honduras continued to threaten, and in the 26th minute Howard saved well from Carlos Costly.
The USA responded well and took the lead... Read the rest of the article »
With the 2011 Gold Cup fast approaching, USA are not ready to sacrifice much in their upcoming international friendly against world champions Spain.
Being questioned on the importance of the game, forward Clint Dempsey referred to the imminent tie as “just a friendly”, according to USATODAY.com. Both countries met in the 2009 South African Confederations Cup, but even though the Americans handed La Roja a historic defeat that put an end to the Europeans majestic unbeaten record, Dempsey asserted that shocking the Spanish this time around was... Read the rest of the article »
The 2010 FIFA World Cup’s match in the last 16 between USA and Ghana will certainly be a thrilling clash, as it will be a repeat of the bitter 2006 World Cup encounter which saw the Americans suffer an exit in Round 1 after a 2-1 loss to the Black Stars on the last day. As part of our coverage of the tournament in South Africa, Live Soccer TV looks at the heat in this game which is set to take place in Rustenburg on June 26.
USA-Ghana: 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifications from Group C and Group D
How USA qualified from Group C
The United States shockingly topped Group C after outclassing favorites England. Bob Bradley’s boys held the Three Lions to a 1-1 draw on Day 1; in a game which has already transformed into one of the World Cup’s most remembered battles due to goalkeeper Green’s memorable... Read the rest of the article »