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Three takeaways from AFC Asian Cup final

The AFC Asian Cup treated fans to thrills throughout the three weeks of the Asian championship in Australia, and the final did not disappoint as the host Socceroos needed an overtime goal from James Troisi to defeat South Korea, 2-1, in the final before 76,385 fans at Stadium Australia in Sydney. Here are three takeaways from the tournament

Americans take stock of 2015 opener

The USA twice took the lead against Chile Wednesday but lost for the third straight time. We hear from the man in charge plus examine the reality of the situation.

Tony DiCicco: Hope Solo has used up her bonus points

Tony DiCicco coached the USA to crowns at the 1996 Olympics, 1999 Women's World Cup and 2008 U-20 World Cup. He'll be serving as an analyst for Fox Sports during the 2015 Women's World Cup and for ESPN2 for the USA friendly at France Feb. 8.

Three takeaways from Chile-USA

In their first match of 2015, the Americans twice took the lead on the road but were unable to avert a 3-2 loss to a Chilean team returning just two players from its 2014 World Cup squad.

Chile-USA Player Ratings

The USA scored two fine goals but otherwise failed to impress while falling 3-2 at Chile on Wednesday.


Diskerud can't wait to begin new adventure

For a lot of players, January camp is not their idea of fun. Getting up early. Two-a-days. Sometimes three-a-days. Lots of running. Yes, it's Southern California, but the weather is often overcast in January. Mix Diskerud, on the other hand, can't say enough good things about the camp that kicks off the men's national team campaign.

Tab Ramos' next chapter begins

An important victory, the 2-0 win over El Salvador that qualified the USA for the 2015 U-20 World Cup. We've seen within the last decade unprecedented investment in player development by the U.S. Soccer Federation but the most recent U-17s and U-23s failed to qualify for the U-17 World Cup and the Olympics, respectively.

Three takeaways from USA-El Salvador

In the end, the USA got the job done, but it was hardly impressive. It is headed to the 2015 Under-20 World Cup May 30-June 20 in New Zealand.

Will this Tab Ramos team find its rhythm?

On Saturday, we'll find out whether the USA will qualify for the U-20 World Cup. The winner of the USA-El Salvador playoff will earn one of the Concacaf region's four spots at the U-20 World Cup that kicks off in May in New Zealand.

Zusi: Complacency and injuries stung Sporting KC

One of the most concerning injuries for Jurgen Klinsmann's 2014 World Cup group is the foot injury that has kept Graham Zusi out of the January camp, the second straight camp he has had to miss with a Grade 4 stress reaction. "It's been two months now," he said at the MLS media round table in ...