Video Pick: A most unfortunate own goal by van Persie
Oct 13, 10:42 PM EDT
The Netherlands' 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic that knocked the Dutch out of the 2016 European Championship included this ...
Saving FIFA from itself, how the Feds are soccer's good guys
Oct 13, 10:35 PM EDT
Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini are fighting the 90-day suspensions handed down by FIFA's ethics committee for a $2 million ...
Spain's Del Bosque overloaded with midfield options
Oct 13, 8:49 PM EDT
Defending champion Spain, which wrapped up its Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 1-0 victory away to Ukraine on Monday, ...
TV Report: USA-Mexico draws FS1 record for men's soccer
Oct 13, 8:45 PM EDT
The USA-Mexico overtime game for the Concacaf Cup averaged 1,561,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1, setting a new FS1 record ...
England goes 10-for-10 in Euro qualifying for first time
Oct 13, 8:38 PM EDT
The future of English soccer is bright, according to its coach, Roy Hodgson, after England completed a clean sweep -- ...
|STORY OF THE DAY!|
USA-Costa Rica: Klinsmann sends Johnson packing
| The biggest loss in the tenure of head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has not triggered any immediate change, other than a reshuffling of the U.S. roster to face Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena on
Tuesday after a 3-2 loss in extra time to Mexico. That included Fabian Johnson, whom Klinsmann sent back to Germany, calling him out for asking to be
substituted in overtime of the Mexico game when he said his right back was not injured. |
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Oct 13, 7:09 PM EDT
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Klinsmann dumps Johnson: What's wrong with asking to be subbed for the good of the team?
Oct 13, 10:45 AM EDT
Among the many German-raised players Jurgen Klinsmann brought into the U.S. national team, Fabian Johnson was especially intriguing.
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Oct 13, 10:36 AM EDT
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Soccer America Men's Top 25
Oct 13, 9:26 AM EDT
There is no change at the top of the weekly Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings as Creighton is No. ...
Florida State shows off championship pedigree
Oct 13, 8:32 AM EDT
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NASL: Minnesota joins Cosmos and Ottawa in playoffs
Oct 13, 7:44 AM EDT
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Soccer America Women's Top 25
Oct 13, 7:25 AM EDT
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Another USA-Mexico thriller -- in Germany
Oct 13, 6:19 AM EDT
The next generation of the U.S. U-20 team, 1997-born players, finished play in the U-19 division of Mercedes-Benz Elite Cup ...
| Thank you Jurgen, and goodbye. Again.|
That headline was used for a column of mine after World Cup 2014. When Klinsmann led the USA to absolutely nothing -- just another World Cup elimination. I've added the "Again."
|WHAT THEY'RE SAYING|
|"From an outsider's perspective -- and I remember telling this to the [MLSE] board -- for me, TFC has always been in constant flux. The number of coaches, different GMs, the lineups, the players, if
you look at TFC's top 14-15 players every year it's constant change. The one thing that I saw, clearly, at RSL in what we built was we built a consistent core group of players, a front office in
sync. If I can help establish that here at TFC, I think that will build success."|
-- New Toronto FC president Bill Manning on duplicating what he
accomplished at Real Salt Lake. (Toronto Sun)