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  • Klinsmann confident of US support for Mexico clash

    Jurgen Klinsmann believes the United States will have the benefit of a sizeable home support for his team's showdown with Mexico, four years after a Gold Cup clash at the same venue turned into a virtual away game. Klinsmann said the strides made by American soccer in the past four years would…

  • Klinsmann shrugs off Donovan blast

    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann laughed off criticism by former star Landon Donovan on Friday as he geared up for a crucial Confederations Cup playoff duel with arch-rivals Mexico. Klinsmann faces one of the biggest tests of his four-year reign at the helm of USA team on Saturday when his…

  • Test for football coach Klinsmann as US, Mexico clash in play-off

    The United States and Mexico clash here Saturday in a winner-takes-all shoot-out for a place at the 2017 Confederations Cup with US coach Jurgen Klinsmann facing arguably the biggest test of his four-year reign. A play-off to determine the CONCACAF region's representative at the Confederations Cup…

  • Five contenders for the Liverpool job

    London (AFP) - After sacking Brendan Rodgers following a disappointing start to the Premier League season, Liverpool are in the hunt for a new manager.

  • Klinsmann names USA squad for Mexico clash

    Los Angeles (AFP) - United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann named an experienced 23-man squad on Saturday for next week's make-or-break shoot-out against Mexico for a place in the 2017 Confederations Cup.

  • Klinsmann opts for experience for U.S.-Mexico showdown

    (Reuters) - United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has turned to experience for next Saturday's important CONCACAF Cup playoff match against Mexico in Pasadena, California. With a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup up for grabs, Klinsmann has decided that now is not the time to experiment with…

  • Brooks, Gonzalez, Diskerud dropped from US roster vs Mexico

    U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann dropped defenders John Brooks and Omar Gonzalez and midfielder Mix Diskerud from the Americans' roster for the Oct. 10 playoff against Mexico for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Gonzalez and Diskerud were dropped based on form.

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  • Neymar double as Brazil thrash USA

    Barcelona superstar Neymar scored twice as Brazil thrashed the United States 4-1 to equal the Americans' heaviest margin of defeat under manager Jurgen Klinsmann in a friendly international. The USA, looking for an encouraging display as they prepare for a crucial Confederations Cup play-off…

  • Cameron starts at right back for US against Brazil

    Geoff Cameron started at right back for the United States' exhibition game against Brazil on Tuesday alongside the new central pairing of Michael Orozco. Cameron has been starting at central defender for Stoke this season, but U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is short of right backs heading into the…

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  • US adds Bradley for Brazil game; Dempsey stays with Seattle

    CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann added Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley to the team that will face Brazil on Tuesday night in Foxborough, Massachusetts, and said Sunday that forward Clint Dempsey will remain with the Seattle Sounders as he recovers from a hamstring injury.

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  • Altidore scores twice as US rallies to beat Peru 2-1

    Jozy Altidore insists he has not recovered completely from an injury filled summer, a promising thought given his latest performance. Altidore scored a pair of second-half goals in his return to the U.S. national team, and the Americans rallied to beat Peru 2-1 in an exhibition Friday night. …

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  • Altidore brace lifts US to 2-1 friendly win over Peru

    Jozy Altidore scored twice within 10 minutes Friday as the United States rallied for a 2-1 friendly win over Peru at RFK Stadium. It was a solid showing for the United States as they warm up for their Confederations Cup playoff with Gold Cup winners Mexico at the Rose Bowl on October 10. The…

  • Jermaine Jones makes 1st US start since February

    Jermaine Jones was set to make his first appearance for the United States in seven months, one of seven changes U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann made to his starting lineup for Friday night's exhibition against Peru. Jones has undergone two sports-hernia surgeries since he was a central defender in a…

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  • After hiatus, Tim Howard won't be US starter vs Mexico

    Tim Howard returned to the U.S. soccer team knowing he'd be playing behind Brad Guzan at least through mid-October. After coach Jurgen Klinsmann Wednesday said Guzan would remain his starting goalkeeper - barring injury - through a critical playoff match against Mexico, Howard refuted the…

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  • Howard gets call for US friendlies

    Chicago (AFP) - Veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard, who took a break from international duty over the past 12 months, is in the squad named by US manager Jurgen Klinsmann for upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil.

  • US plays Aruba or St Vincent in World Cup qualifying opener

    The United States will host Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines at St. Louis on Nov. 13 in the Americans' opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup. Seeking their eighth straight World Cup appearance, the Americans are at Trinidad and Tobago on Nov. 17, then play at the Guatemala-Antigua and…

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  • US to host first WC2018 qualifier at St. Louis

    The United States will begin its quest for an eighth consecutive World Cup berth on home soil at St. Louis on November 13, US coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced Monday. The Americans will meet either Aruba or St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the match at Busch Stadium, the home ballpark of Major…

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