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U.S.A.’s Performance is Heartbreaking, Predictable

Sorry it’s taken so long to write this postmortem but since Saturday, I’ve been in a state of indescribable agony and basking in the wretched misery of mourning. The U.S. lost to Ghana in what might have been their worst performance of the tournament and probably since that thrashing they took from a young Czech […]

U.S.A Stuns Algeria 1-0, Wins Group

Wow. What an absolute stunner eh? That was a magnificent win for a team that just won’t be denied this World Cup. I have to admit, however, I had my doubts throughout the game. For starters, Bob Bradley’s choice to start Herculez Gomez is a head scratcher to say the least. Throughout the World Cup, […]

Disallowed Goal In U.S.-Slovenia Game is Just One Example of Bigger Problem

Yes, it was gross. A blatant awful call that cost the U.S. a 3-2 victory over Slovenia. Had the goal been allowed, the U.S. would have been sitting atop the group looking almost certain to qualify for the knock-out stage. However, even with that brutal call, I still like that the U.S. controls their own […]

U.S. Earns Shocking 1-1 Tie with England in World Cup Opener

I’ll be the first to admit I didn’t see this one coming. Entering the game as a heavy underdog, the U.S. National Team miraculously earned a 1-1 draw with world soccer superpower England in their World Cup opener on Saturday evening in South Africa. The eyes of the world were fixed on Royal Bafokeng Stadium […]

Questionable Referee to Call USA/England Game

Saturday’s game between England and the U.S.A. is already chock full storylines. It’s a rematch of the 1950 stunner when the U.S. pulled out a 1-0 win over the Brits in Brazil. England is sending arguably their most talented team ever to the tournament. Expectations are sky high across the pond so you know they’ve […]

U.S.A.’s 30 Man World Cup Roster: A Preview

Last week U.S.A. manager Bob Bradley had to submit his preliminary roster of 30 to FIFA and now has the next few weeks to make the remaining cuts and submit the final 23 man roster before the team departs for South Africa on May 29. There were few surprises with the selections as the core […]

How Will the USA Fare in the World Cup?

How will the U.S.A. fare at this summers World Cup? Who are we up against in our group? Who are some players that will make an impact?

US Soccer Beats Honduras, Makes 2010 World Cup

Get your passports ready. The USA has punched its ticket for the World Cup next year in South Africa after a 3-2 victory over Honduras. Now they can look ahead to both being the overall winner of the CONCACAF and their trip to South Africa in 2010. U.S. vs. Honduras The United States had one […]

Confederations Cup Offers Hope for U.S. Soccer

This is the second in a three-part series analyzing soccer’s impact on American sports. SoB’s Teddy takes a look today at the success of the U.S. soccer team in the recent Confederations Cup. It appeared that during the Confederations Cup, we saw the best and worst of the U.S. Soccer team. It is understandable that […]

The History of Soccer’s Unpopularity in the US

This is the first in a three-part series analyzing soccer’s impact on American sports. SoB’s Erikk takes a look today at soccer’s history in the U.S. In very few international arenas is the United States of America second to any other country. However, when it comes to men’s soccer, or, as the superpowers of the […]