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
USA aims for record season
by Paul Kennedy, October 19th, 2012 12:01AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  men's national team

MOST COMMENTED

[BY THE NUMBERS] The U.S. national team will set a team record for the best record in a single season with a win over Russia on Nov. 14. It will tie the current record held by Bruce Arena's national team in 2005 with a draw. Jurgen Klinsmann's team enters the game with a 9-2-2 record in 2012.

The Arena era ranks as the most successful in the modern era with four of his teams ranking in the top 20 for single-season record.

BEST RECORDS
Year (Coach): W-L-T (Pct.)
2012 (Jurgen Klinsmann): 9-2-2 (.769)
2005 (Bruce Arena): 13-3-4 (.750)
2004 (Bruce Arena): 8-1-6 (.733)
2008 (Bob Bradley): 9-3-2 (.714)
2000 (Bruce Arena): 9-2-6 (.706)
2007 (Bob Bradley): 12-5-1 (.694)
1996 (Steve Sampson): 10-4-2 (.688)
2002 (Bruce Arena): 12-6-2 (.650)
1989 (Bob Gansler): 6-3-3 (.625)
1991 (*Bora Milutinovic): 6-4-5 (.618)
*Bob Gansler coached 1 game; John Kowalski coached 2 games.



2 comments
  1. Reuben Valles
    commented on: October 19, 2012 at 1:18 a.m.
    Interesting!!! As much as it seems like our defense is in disarray, we have lots of injuries, and we cant score or play well on offense; we actually have an excellent record!!! Maybe the best ever! And this excellent record was achieved against tough competition and during world cup qualifying! This really says alot and I have to give Klinsmann alot of credit!

  1. Futbol Genio
    commented on: October 19, 2012 at 12:40 p.m.
    STEADY (Sorry LFC)! In rarified air, we only have results to go by because we are many years after the Queiroz Report for 2010. We have great athletic stock; we have great coaching; we have phenomenal fields -- all we need is a refocusing on skills work from the youth ages on. Don't ask me why this hasn't been done effectively to date, but tactical goals seems to be it. Skills coaching; Tahuichi, Coerver, Tiki Take have to be incorporated to make US(A) better!! Let's do it....


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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Funniest Coach Clip of the Year     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Far too often we see grown men wearing fancy suits throwing ...
Top two in East square off    
[MLS Week 24: Three Games to Watch] A week after Real Salt Lake beat Seattle, 2-1, ...
Tim Leiweke's five biggest MLS moves    
[MAKING A LIST] Tim Leiweke will go down as the man who made MLS think big. ...
Chivas USA sends Rosales to 'Caps for Reo-Coker    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] Mauro Rosales is on the move again. After only nine months with Chivas USA, ...
Where to Watch European Soccer    
The new European club season has started up, so it's time to make plans for your ...
Johnson assists on Europa League winner    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Fabian Johnson made his competitive debut with Borussia Moenchengladbach, serving up the winning goal ...
The Whistle adds KickTV to offerings    
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] The Whistle Sports Network, which launched on YouTube in January, has reached ...
Tim Howard will take year off from national team    
[USA MEN] Ahead of Jurgen Klinsmann's first roster announcement since the World Cup, star goalkeeper Tim ...
What They're Saying: Landon Donovan    
"I don't think I can say what he said without being fined, but there were some ...
Irving steps down as Wilmington head coach    
[USL PRO] David Irving, the face of the Wilmington Hammerheads for 15 years, is stepping down ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives