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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 play final match for US team in Oct

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Landon Donovan says he will make his final appearance for the U.S. national team Oct. 10 in a friendly against Ecuador.

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  • Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

    Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. The 35-year-old Howard will continue to play for Everton in the English Premier League. So I look forward to coming back next fall and competing for a spot.'' Howard starred in this year's World Cup in Brazil, particularly in a…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Klinsmann was right: US not ready to win World Cup

    Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup. The Americans were eliminated in the round of 16 for the second straight tournament. ''Clearly it gives you the message you have a lot of work still ahead of you,'' the U.S. coach said Wednesday, a day after…

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  • Howard's memorable play marks US World Cup run

    Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated. He has become a Twitter sensation in less than a…

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  • Klinsmann reality check for euphoric US

    Jurgen Klinsmann welcomed the euphoria around the United States' World Cup performances Wednesday but he warned the team is still a work in progress. The German coach said he was proud of his players, including back-to-the-wall goalkeeper Tim Howard, after the US team went down all guns blazing…

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  • US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

    Capturing the World Cup will have to wait. Just like four years ago, the United States is going home after the round of 16, beaten when Belgium scored twice in extra time Tuesday and then held on for a 2-1 win. ''Thirty-one teams get their heart broken,'' goalkeeper Tim Howard said. It ended a…

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