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  • US fades in 3-2 loss at Chile, extends winless streak to 5

    The U.S. soccer team started 2015 the same way the Americans ended last year: with a loss. Mark Gonzalez scored in the 66th and 75th minutes, rallying Chile to a 3-2 exhibition win over the U.S. on Wednesday night that sent the Americans to their first five-game winless streak since 2007. The…

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  • Tottenham's Yedlin to join US for friendlies

    Tottenham Hotspur defender DeAndre Yedlin will join the United States squad for upcoming friendlies against Chile and Panama, US coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced Saturday in naming a 23-man lineup. Yedlin is set to meet up with the American squad in Chile for Wednesday's match at Rancagua. The US…

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  • Klinsmann's right-hand man Herzog to coach US Olympic team

    Andreas Herzog, an assistant to US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann and his former teammate at Bayern Munich, was named Friday as coach of the American under-23 team. He also had stints as an assistant and under-23 coach with the Austrian national set-up. Herzog, who played with Klinsmann…

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  • Loew casts off nearly man burden

    World coach of the year Joachim Loew has spent years trying to dispel the doubts about his talent and the German did it in an electrifying way by winning the World Cup. For eight years in charge of Die Mannschaft ahead of the 2014 tournament in Brazil, Loew had been to one World Cup semi-final,…

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  • US youngsters aiming to impress Klinsmann

    Jurgen Klinsmann is taking the long view in his first USA football training camp of 2015, with half of the 28 players called up seeking their first caps. Klinsmann said he was focusing on the future, and on the 2016 Rio Olympics, in selecting the players who will train in California from January…

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  • Loew sets sights on Euro 2016 with new-look Germany

    World Cup winners Germany have suffered something of a hangover since their triumph in Brazil, but coach Joachim Loew is hoping a new-look side can go on to claim more glory at Euro 2016. After claiming their fourth World Cup in July, retirements and injuries took their toll as Germany struggled…

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  • DaMarcus Beasley retires from US national team

    CHICAGO (AP) -- DaMarcus Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, said Monday he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years.

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  • Donovan goes out on top as Galaxy win MLS Cup

    The Los Angeles Galaxy gave Landon Donovan a fairytale ending to a storied career Sunday, beating the New England Revolution 2-1 after extra time in the MLS Cup final. Ireland international Robbie Keane scored the winning goal in the 111th minute as the Galaxy claimed a record fifth Major League…

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  • Donovan seeks fairytale finish in MLS Cup final

    The Los Angeles Galaxy can give Landon Donovan a fairytale ending to a storied career on Sunday when they take on New England for MLS Cup crown. Donovan, the United States' all-time leading scorer with 57 international goals, was crushingly denied a fourth World Cup appearance this year when…

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  • Ireland boss O'Neill warns of tougher tests ahead

    Martin O'Neill told his Republic of Ireland side to prepare for sterner tests in key European Championship qualifiers after they rounded off 2014 with a comfortable 4-1 friendly win at home to the United States. Goals from Anthony Pilkington, Robbie Brady (two) and James McClean helped Ireland see…

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  • Klinsmann says US failed 'to digest' World Cup

    DUBLIN (AP) -- After watching the United States go winless in four straight games for the first time since he took over as coach three years ago, Jurgen Klinsmann had a harsh assessment of the Americans' post-World Cup performances.

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  • Ireland thrill with four-goal US showing

    Ireland put their Euro 2016 disappointment firmly behind them with a star-spangled 4-1 victory over the USA at Lansdowne Road on Tuesday night. Martin O'Neill's men thrilled the large crowd with a performance that provided plenty of optimism after the disappointing 1-0 defeat to Scotland last…

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  • 'Hurting' Ireland seek USA football friendly boost

    Roy Keane wants Ireland's players to use Tuesday's friendly with the United States to get over the disappointment of their Euro 2016 qualifying defeat to Scotland. Shaun Maloney's second half goal last Friday was the difference between the two teams, the defeat puncturing Irish confidence after…

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  • US falters late in 2-1 loss to Colombia in London

    LONDON (AP) -- For the third straight game, the United States wilted under late pressure.

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  • Rodriguez's Colombia rally past USA as France settle for draw

    Colombia, skippered by their youngest ever captain James Rodriguez, came from behind to beat the United States 2-1 in an international friendly Friday in London as France salvaged a 1-1 draw against Albania in Rennes. The South Americans rallied with two second half goals at Craven Cottage after…

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  • Germany set for USA, Australia football friendlies

    World champions Germany are set to face Australia next March and the United States next June in friendly internationals, team manager Oliver Bierhoff revealed on Tuesday. Germany are set to face the Socceroos in Kaiserslautern, with the date to be confirmed for March. Australia beat the Germans…

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  • Nguyen could make 1st US appearance since 2007

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Lee Nguyen could make his first U.S. national team appearance in seven years, and DaMarcus Beasley is back for the first time since this year's World Cup.

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