• Allardyce admits 'judgement' error as minister calls for probe

    Sam Allardyce admitted an "error of judgement" on Wednesday after his career as England manager came to a humiliating end following controversial comments made to undercover reporters. "Entrapment has won on this occasion and I have to accept that," Allardyce told reporters outside his home in…

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  • Klinsmann rules out England switch

    Jurgen Klinsmann has ruled out a move for the vacant England manager's job, saying Wednesday he remained firmly focused on the United States' upcoming World Cup qualification campaign. The US coach has been named in several reports as a potential candidate to succeed Sam Allardyce, who was ousted…

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 'Wonderful' Pulisic delights Klinsmann

    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed the "wonderful" performance of Christian Pulisic after the teenage starlet's dazzling display in the World Cup qualifying rout of Trinidad and Tobago. Klinsmann handed the 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward his first full start on Tuesday and the…

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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 phenom Christian Pulisic presents unique problem for American soccer

    Christian Pulisic did not play like a 17-year-old making his first U.S. start. If we’re being honest, we, as a soccer country, don’t know how to talk about Christian Pulisic. On Tuesday, he made his first start but his eighth appearance for the United States men’s national team.

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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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  • Klinsmann pleads patience over Pulisic as US face Trinidad

    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called for patience as the clamour for rising star Christian Pulisic to be given a starting berth reaches fever pitch. Borussia Dortmund teenager Pulisic produced a sparkling two-goal cameo last Friday as the USA demolished St. Vincent and the Grenadines…

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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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