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  • US starts 2018 preparation with 1-0 win at Czechs

    Starting his second World Cup cycle as U.S. ''There's a bunch of great, young, talented players coming through.'' After finishing second in a tough World Cup group that included eventual champion Germany, Portugal and Ghana, the Americans were eliminated with a 2-1 overtime loss to Belgium in the…

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  • Gyau given debut, Green 1st start for US vs Czechs

    Defender Fabian Johnson and midfielder Alejandro Bedoya were the only holdovers from the starting lineup in the Americans' World Cup finale, a 2-1 second-round loss to Belgium in overtime on July 1. Brad Guzan was in goal in place of Tim Howard, who is taking a year off from the national team.

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  • WC finalists Germany and Argentina renew rivalry

    BERLIN (AP) -- Germany and Argentina clash again 52 days after contesting the World Cup final, albeit with less at stake when the sides meet for a friendly in Duesseldorf.

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  • 10 World Cup vets on US roster

    CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann selected 10 players from this year's World Cup team to play against the Czech Republic next Wednesday.

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  • Klinsmann tests USA youth in Czech friendly

    Testing young talent ahead of the 2018 World Cup, American coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 15 players aged under 25 to the roster for Wednesday's friendly at the Czech Republic. The US squad taking the field in Prague will feature 11 players with 10 or fewer caps, five seeking their debut with the…

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  • Donovan to make US farewell against Ecuador

    US all-time scoring leader Landon Donovan will make his final appearance for the United States national team in an October 10 friendly against Ecuador, USA Soccer announced Tuesday. Donovan, a controversial absentee from US coach Jurgen Klinsmann's final roster for the World Cup two months ago in…

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  • Goalkeeper Howard takes break from US duties

    Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard announced Thursday that he will be taking a one-year break from international duty with the United States. Howard's stellar performance in a round-of-16 loss to Belgium was considered the high point for the Americans in their World Cup run in Brazil two months ago. …

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  • Donovan to retire at end of season

    Landon Donovan, the USA's all-time top scorer who was left out of the national squad for the World Cup in Brazil, announced on Thursday that he will retire at the end of the MLS season. "After careful deliberation and many conversations with those closest to me, I have decided that this will be my…

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  • Green fights to show he belongs with Bayern

    Bolstered by a dramatic World Cup goal for the United States, 19-year-old striker Julian Green wants to prove he belongs with German champions Bayern Munich. The German-American prodigy rewarded US coach Jurgen Klinsmann for giving him a World Cup spot by scoring a spectacular volley with his…

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  • US World Cup star Beasley signs with Dynamo

    US defender DaMarcus Beasley, who last month became the first American to play in four World Cups, has signed with the Houston Dynamo, the Major League Soccer team announced Wednesday. Dynamo traded midfielder Warren Creaville to Toronto on Wednesday in order to obtain rights to sign Beasley, who…

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  • Loew to stay on as Germany coach

    Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Wednesday that he never considered leaving his post after winning the World Cup title and insisted he would see out his contract which runs until Euro 2016. "I didn't think of stopping for one second," said Loew, 54, in an interview published on the German…

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  • Guardiola warns foes not to copy Germany

    Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola warned Tuesday that those seeing Germany as a model for success after their World Cup triumph need greater dedication and patience with their own philosophies. Speaking ahead of the reigning Bundesliga champions' upcoming US tour, the 43-year-old Spaniard said…

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  • Loew needs a title to prove he is a winner

    Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.

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  • Loew saves Germany's best for Brazil 2014

    Joachim Loew has again saved Germany’s best until the World Cup finals with the 54-year-old poised to finally claim his first major title in Brazil. Having been appointed Jurgen Klinsmann's assistant in 2004 before becoming head coach in 2006, Germany have reached at least the semi-finals of all…

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  • ON THIS DAY: Bulgaria beats Germany in 1994

    On July 10 in World Cup history: Iordan Letchkov's header enough for Bulgaria to beat Germany in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in 1994.

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  • After World Cup, MLS looks to steady growth

    Even before millions of people packed into outdoor fan parties, ran out to bars for long lunches and sneaked peeks of games at their offices during the Americans' World Cup run, Major League Soccer began thinking about how to convert some of those fans into supporters for its own teams. Playing…

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  • BRAZIL BEAT: Defenders doing most of the scoring

    FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) -- Colombia's James Rodriguez, Brazil's Neymar, Germany's Thomas Mueller and France's Karim Benzema came into the World Cup quarterfinals with a combined 16 goals.

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