U.S. Soccer deserves blame for many things. The organization is fundamentally arrogant and stubborn, and that may have played a role in the men’s national team’s failure to qualify for the World Cup — along with recent failures in the Olympics and a plateau or decline (depending on whose numbers you use) in youth soccer that threatens to undo decades of progress. 1,356 more words
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The first phase of the UEFA Champions League has reached middle ground.
Half the group-stage games in European soccer’s elite competition have come and gone, teaching fans some valuable new lessons and reminding them of existing ones. 148 more words
I’m sure there’s many ways to determine what Head Coach might best lead the US Men’s National Team out of darkness…
I’ve narrowed my scope of who might fit best by limiting the selection pool to those who currently lead a team in Major League Soccer. 485 more words
Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl has been all over the turmoil at United States Soccer since the men’s national team’s embarrassing World Cup qualifying ouster last week. 290 more words
Sam Allardyce has thrown his hat into U.S. Soccer’s most open ring.
The retired former England and Premier League manager addressed a rumor linking him to the… 263 more words
A week later, the dust has finally (kind of) settled. Last Tuesday the United States mens soccer team lost 2-1 to Trinidad and Tobago. A destination island with a population of 1.3M… 1,402 more words