• Christian Pulisic assist helps Borussia Dortmund draw 2-2 with Real Madrid

    It’s only natural to think this Christian Pulisic hype train will stop steamrolling toward something American men’s soccer fans have never seen before. After all, he is only now cementing his place in one of the world’s top clubs at Borussia Dortmund and just celebrated his 18th birthday by going…

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  • Why Jurgen Klinsmann would be a good choice as next England manager

    When England won a World Cup qualifier back in September by virtue of a last-gasp Adam Lallana strike, manager Sam Allardyce credited the good fortune to a lucky coin he had been given. One can only assume that Big Sam misplaced that coin in the last few days. The 61-year-old left his position as…

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  • Dortmund juggernaut to tackle goal-shy Wolfsburg

    Free-scoring Borussia Dortmund head to Wolfsburg for Tuesday's Bundesliga clash looking to continue an impressive scoring streak that has seen them bag 12 goals in two matches. In contrast, Germany striker Mario Gomez is desperate to break his Wolves' duck after failing to score in his first two…

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  • Christian Pulisic shines in first Champions League start for Borussia Dortmund

    American Christian Pulisic made his first Champions League start on Wednesday. The soccer prodigy from Pennsylvania made his first Champions League start for Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday and, although he did not get on the score sheet in a 6-0 victory at Legia Warsaw, he made his presence felt…

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  • USMNT finds itself in unfamiliar position for final World Cup qualifying round

    Fabian Johnson, Christian Pulisic and Sacha Kljestan are part of a suddenly deep U.S. team. With a rollicking pair of wins in its final games in the fourth phase of World Cup qualifying, the United States men’s national team has reached the final “hexagonal” round. A 6-0 deconstruction of St.…

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  • Altidore scores twice, US advances with 4-0 win over T&T

    Jozy Altidore made U.S. history. Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday night to reach the final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. ''No doubt in my mind,''…

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  • Altidore double as US romp to win over Trinidad

    Striker Jozy Altidore scored twice as the United States thrashed Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 to book their place in the final round of the CONCACAF region's 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Altidore scored twice in four minutes midway through the second half, either side of goals from Sacha Kljestan and…

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  • USMNT rolls into final phase of World Cup qualifying with 4-0 win over T&T

    A goal by Sacha Kljestan, a pair of them by Jozy Altidore and a fourth by Paul Arriola did the job for the U.S. The fifth and final phase – the so-called hexagonal round, which will send three of six teams to the World Cup and a fourth to a playoff after a double-round robin – will open with U.S.…

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  • 17-year-old Pulisic makes 1st start for United States

    Christian Pulisic has become the youngest player to start a World Cup qualifier for the United States. Pulisic, whose previous seven appearances were as a substitute, was in the lineup on the left side of a 4-4-2 formation against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night. At 17 years, 353 days, he…

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  • Talented teenager Pulisic likely to remain US super sub

    Christian Pulisic's phone has been more active than usual the past few days. Among texts, calls and social media, Pulisic got his share of congratulatory messages after scoring two goals and assisting on another in the United States' 6-0 victory at St. Vincent and the Grenadines in a World Cup…

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  • USMNT faces T&T with almost nothing at stake but plenty to gain

    Michael Bradley and the U.S. drew 0-0 at Trinidad and Tobago last November. Because the situation is basically as follows: The United States men’s national team plays Trinidad and Tobago on the last day of the fourth phase of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday and all the Yanks…

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  • After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

    Matt Besler got back to the U.S. team hotel after training on the eve of the United States' World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grenadines when his cellphone came to life. Back in Kansas City, Kansas, Amanda Besler felt her water break and went into labor two weeks early. On a Caribbean…

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  • US edge closer to CONCACAF final round

    Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scored twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0 to edge closer to a place in the final round of CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. A first-half flurry of goals from Bobby Wood, Matt Besler and Jozy Altidore on…

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  • USMNT keeps World Cup qualifying campaign on track with 6-0 win

    Matt Besler scored his first goal in a U.S. men’s national team shirt. In the baking heat and suffocating humidity of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the United States men’s national team kept its qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on track with a 6-0 win on Friday. Should…

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  • Acosta at left back for US in World Cup qualifier

    Kellyn Acosta was set to make his competitive debut for the United States, starting at left back in Friday's World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The 21-year-old FC Dallas defender was part of the U.S. roster at last year's Under-20 World Cup. Yedlin was part of a 4-4-2…

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  • With Dempsey out, US counting on Bobby Wood to keep scoring

    Between his surprising summer with the U.S. men's national team last year and his dazzling Bundesliga debut with Hamburg last week, it's been an impressive 14-month stretch for forward Bobby Wood. With Clint Dempsey sidelined because of an irregular heartbeat, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is…

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  • USMNT faces tricky challenges against Caribbean underdog in World Cup qualifying

    Matt Besler and the U.S. beat St. Vincent and the Grenadines 6-1 in St. Louis last November. On paper, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should present no challenge to the United States men’s national team at all. Unsurprisingly, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – with four games, four losses, three…

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