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Heartbreak in Manaus for United States Men’s National Team

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Heartbreak in Manaus for United States Men’s National Team

When the draw for the 2014 World Cup was announced in December 2013, nobody gave the Unites States Men’s National Team a chance to advance from Group G, the so called “Group of Death.” (Other groups are arguably tougher than Group G to advance out of.) If I would have told you that after two matches the USMNT […]

2014 World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo Injury Would Be Detrimetal to USMNT Chances Against Portugal

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2014 World Cup: Cristiano Ronaldo Injury Would Be Detrimetal to USMNT Chances Against Portugal

With unconfirmed rumors of current holder of the Ballon d’Or – the award for the best soccer player in the world for those of you just catching World Cup fever – Cristiano Ronaldo injury coulad cause him to miss out on the rest of the 2014 World Cup, U.S. Men’s National Team fans are rejoicing. […]

John Brooks Impresses in US Men’s National Team’s 2014 World Cup Opening Win over Ghana

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John Brooks Impresses in US Men’s National Team’s 2014 World Cup Opening Win over Ghana

The US Men’s National Team was coming into the 2014 World Cup facing a familiar foe in Ghana. They looked to put past heart-breaking losses against Ghana in the last two World Cups behind them. They did just that. Behind a Clint Dempsey first-minute goal and a late goal from John Brooks off a corner kick, the United […]

Who I Believe Will Win the 2014 World Cup

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Who I Believe Will Win the 2014 World Cup

I have been debating for a few weeks on if I should write this piece or not. The 2014 world Cup starts today and there are a few countries that are the front runners to win it all. Off the top of my head I can think of maybe three countries that have the talent and ability […]

2014 World Cup: Germany Releases 23-man Roster

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2014 World Cup: Germany Releases 23-man Roster

The final 23-man roster for the German Men’s National Team was released on June 2nd.  No real big surprises on who made the final roster for Head Coach Joachim “Jogi” Low. There had to be change to the final roster after Germany received bad news this past Saturday concerning Marco Reus. The Borussia Dortmund winger […]

USMNT vs Nigeria Friendly Key to Both Teams’ 2014 World Cup Success

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USMNT vs Nigeria Friendly Key to Both Teams’ 2014 World Cup Success

Most people believe that the U.S. Men’s National Team’s main chance of getting out of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil’s “Group of Death” will be a win against their first opponents, Ghana. It’s hard not to agree, with opponents as strong as Portugal and Germany waiting in the wings, but the USMNT has not […]

Takeaways from USMNT-Azerbaijan Friendly

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Takeaways from USMNT-Azerbaijan Friendly

The US Men’s National Team (USMNT) took on Azerbaijan Tuesday night at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. There was a slight change to the starting lineup right before the teams took to the field. Clint Dempsey was subbed out of the lineup while dealing with a groin issue. Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann stated it was more of a precautionary measure. Chris […]