Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
High-visibility match to be played at Meadowlands
May 29th, 2010 2:42AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  brazil, men's national team, world cup 2022

MOST COMMENTED

[USA-BRAZIL] Four years ago, the USA didn't play a game the rest of the year after the World Cup.

In 1998 and 2002, it went more than four months before playing a friendly after the World Cup.

This year, the Americans will be back in action less than a month after the final in South Africa, and the game will be a biggie ...

The U.S. national team play will play its first game at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Aug. 10 when its hosts five-time world champion Brazil.

A sellout crowd is expected for Brazil's first appearance in the New York area in 14 years.

The high-visibility game is of importance to U.S. Soccer since less than four months later FIFA will decide the hosts of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

The USA is a leading candidate to host the 2022 World Cup.

The U.S. national team didn't play a game in 2006 after the World Cup finals because it did not have a head coach. Bruce Arena's contract was not renewed, and a replacement -- Bob Bradley as interim coach -- was not found until late in the year after Juergen Klinsmann turned down the job.



0 comments
  1. Fernando Paz
    commented on: May 29, 2010 at 9:05 a.m.
    USSF have you guys thought of playing in Seattle. If you throw some of the Sounders players that have capped for the USMNT. You would for sure have a sell out crowd. Soccer is huge in the NorthWest. Good showing for FIFA if you want the World Cup here. GO SOUNDERS!

  1. Rick Taylor
    commented on: May 31, 2010 at 6:15 a.m.
    Absouletly! Sounder games draw bigger crowds than anyone, and they know how to sing, dance, and celebrate the game! Why can't Seattle get a real USMNT game in stead of the occasional CONCACAF cup gig.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 32] A classic encounter left the LA Galaxy, No. 1 in the Soccer America ...
Guardiola is happy to be back in Rome    
[UCL: Three Games to Watch] Two matches involving former champions, plus Pep Guardiola's return to Roma ...
Klingenberg golazo highlights another easy U.S. win    
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA cruised into the semifinals of the Concacaf Women's Championship with its ...
Concacaf Women's Championship Scoreboard    
[ROUNDUP: Saturday] Trinidad & Tobago beat Guatemala, 2-1, on late goals by Kennya Cordner of the ...
Agudelo trial at Wolves ends    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Juan Agudelo's search for a club continues as English League Championship club Wolves passed ...
MLS clubs in position to outdo Mexican rivals    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The group stage of the Concacaf Champions League concludes with Week 6 with ...
What They're Saying: India Premier League    
"Heaven has gained a defensive midfielder; apart from the hard tackles and the breaking up of ...
Bielsa sits on cup of coffee    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Not everything is going right for Marseille's coach Marcelo Bielsa, whose ...
U.S. under-14 girls national team roster    
[CARSON CAMP] Head coach April Kater has called up 35 players (with one more to be ...
What They Saying: Emilie Jacquot    
"It is unanimously positive. The FIFA scandal had an excellent impact on our brand awareness." -- ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives