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  • Morris, US youth gain valuable experience before busy year

    Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional. At least the Seattle Sounders' newest prospect is now eligible for the payments due national team players: His first seven appearances came during…

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  • Jozy Altidore scores on late header, US beats Canada 1-0

    With only minutes to spare, Jozy Altidore made sure the United States left its year-opening training camp with an encouraging result. Altidore scored on a header in the 89th minute, and the Americans beat Canada 1-0 in an exhibition on Friday night. Altidore converted a long crossing pass from…

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  • Altidore's late header lifts USA over Canada

    Jozy Altidore headed in the game-winner in the 89th minute in the United States' 1-0 win over Canada in a friendly international football match. Substitute Ethan Finlay, who came on in the 88th minute, delivered the cross that resulted in Altidore's goal, which gave the United States their second…

  • Hamid out for US friendlies with knee injury

    Los Angeles (AFP) - US coach Jurgen Klinsmann named Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson to the Americans' training camp roster Tuesday after an injury to D.C. United stopper Bill Hamid.

  • Dempsey, Beckerman left off youthful US soccer roster

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Clint Dempsey, Kyle Beckerman, Chris Wondolowski, Graham Zusi and Brad Evans were among the veteran players left off Jurgen Klinsmann's training camp roster ahead of exhibition games against Iceland and Canada.

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  • Brazil, Argentina, US, Mexico top Centenario groups

    Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and the United States were named group top seeds Thursday for the 2016 Copa America and learned their match venue path to next June's championship showdown. Organizers of the 16-team, US-based event and the governing bodies from North and South American football also…

  • Klinsmann announces US friendlies with Canada, Iceland

    The United States will launch its 2016 season with friendlies against Iceland and Canada before resuming 2018 Russia World Cup qualifying, American coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Tuesday. The US team will entertain Iceland on January 31 and welcome Canada on February 5 with both matches in suburban…

  • Nagbe's year: Citizenship, playoffs and the US national team

    Things couldn't be better for Darlington Nagbe. The 25-year-old midfielder became an American citizen in September, he just returned from his first call-up with the U.S. national team, and his Portland Timbers are in the MLS Cup playoffs. To top it off, Nagbe and his wife are expecting a son next…

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  • US hits crossbar twice, ties Trinidad 0-0 in WCup qualifier

    After two games on the long path to the 2018 World Cup, the United States has four points. The Americans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann followed a miserable four-month stretch with a decent start in qualifying. Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones hit the crossbar, and the U.S. was held to a 0-0 with…

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  • Howard, Orozco get starts for US at Trinidad

    Tim Howard got his first competitive start for the United States since last year's World Cup in Tuesday night's qualifier at Trinidad and Tobago, and right back Michael Orozco also was inserted into the American lineup.

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  • Veterans help U.S. shake off poor start and other takeaways from opening win

    An early goal from the heavy underdog provided a wake-up call the U.S. needed as several veterans keyed a six-goal rally in Friday's World Cup qualifying romp
  • Altidore scores twice as US routs St Vincent 6-1

    Entering on its first three-game home losing streak since 1997, the United States stumbled at the start of its first qualifier for the 2018 World Cup when St. Vincent and the Grenadines went ahead in the fifth minute. ''You thought it was going to be 'Here we go again,''' Jozy Altidore admitted. …

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  • US open World Cup qualifying with 6-1 win over St. Vincent

    The United States shook off a nightmare start to launch their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-1 rout of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday. Jurgen Klinsmann's men were rocked when Oalex Anderson put the Caribbean visitors ahead in the fifth minute at the Busch Stadium in St.…

  • After early shock, U.S. hit St.Vincent for six

    (Reuters) - The United States recovered from conceding a surprise early goal to crush Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-1 in their CONCACAF region, World Cup fourth round qualifying game in St Louis on Friday. The Caribbean side, made up mainly of semi-professional and amateur players, stunned…

  • Ream, Yedlin, Wood, Zardes start 1st US WCup qualifier

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tim Ream, DeAndre Yedlin, Bobby Wood and Gyasi Zardes were set to make their first World Cup qualifying starts for the United States, which began the road to Russia against St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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  • US likely to get new players involved in qualifying opener

    Darlington Nagbe and Matt Miazga could make their national-team debuts when the U.S. opens World Cup qualifying Friday against 129th-ranked St. Vincent and the Grenadines. ''It's important to get some new blood in, some new faces,'' captain Michael Bradley said before practice Friday in a…

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  • Loew calls for detailed explanation for Niersbach departure

    Boulogne-Billancourt (France) (AFP) - Germany coach Joachim Loew has called for a detailed explanation to be provided quickly into the 2006 World Cup scandal that forced German Football Association (DFB) chief Wolfgang Niersbach to quit. Niersbach stepped down earlier this week in the wake of…