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USWNT embarrassed by Brazil as Jill Ellis’ decisions continue to puzzle
U.S. Women's National Team observers were subjected to another unsettling display on Sunday as the USWNT blew a 2-0 lead and lost 3-2 to Brazil on Sunday, in the second game of the International Tournament of Brasilia. The result leaves the U.S. in third place with one group game to play and raises worrying questions as the 2015 Women's World Cup approaches.
U.S. U-15 BNT coach John Hackworth names roster for Florida camp
U.S. Under-15 Boys’ National Team head coach John Hackworth will lead a 36-player domestic camp from Dec. 13-20 in Bradenton, Florida. Tri-State are players Hunter Pinho (PDA), Chris Gloster (Red Bulls Academy), Jack Valderrabano (Red Bulls Academy) and Timothy Weah (Paris Saint-Germain) have made the roster.
U.S. WNT announces two-game tour of Europe to face France and England in February
The U.S. Women's National Team will face France and England on a two-game tour of Europe over the first two weeks of February in what will be the USA's initial preparation matches for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup next summer in Canada.
U.S. MNT falls 4-1 to Republic of Ireland to close 2014 campaign
The U.S. Men's National Team fell 4-1 to the Republic of Ireland in front of 33,332 spectators at Aviva Stadium to finish its 2014 campaign. Mix Diskerud's fifth-career goal was the high point of the match for the USA, which conceded three unanswered goals in the second half.
FC Bayern, Global Premier Soccer announce U.S. youth development partnership
FC Bayern Munich and Global Premier Soccer (GPS, formerly known as MPS) announced an extensive partnership on Wednesday that will bring the German powerhouse’s youth academy to more than 55,000 kids in the United States, marking the Bavarians’ firs...
Klinsmann names 25-man USMNT roster for matches vs. No. 3 Colombia, Ireland
U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 25 players into camp for the final matches of the 2014 campaign. The U.S. will first meet No. 3-ranked Colombia on Friday, Nov. 14, in London.
Young Mexican-American talents, Liga MX and the new soccer reality
Pull back the curtain on elite U.S. youth soccer and you'll discover a complex cadre of Mexican scouts, agents and profiteers, all intent on poaching the best and brightest young Mexican-American and Latino talents from their American clubs. Tim Froh takes a look at the benefits, and pitfalls, in front of these players and their families.
Women’s World Cup Turfgate: Senators call on FIFA to use grass
A bipartisan group of 13 U.S. Senators – led by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – urged international soccer officials on Friday to consider holding 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup on natural grass fields instead of on turf.
U.S. U-20 MNT draws Group A for 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Jan. 9-24 in Jamaica
The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team has been drawn with Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Aruba, Panama and Guatemala in Group A for the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
New Zealand becomes 22nd nation to qualify for 2015 Women’s World Cup
New Zealand is the 22nd nation to qualify for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, booking its spot after winning the 2014 OFC Women's Nations Cup. New Zealand qualified after wrapping up the confederation tournament with three-straight wins.
Global - Notes & Boasts
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