HANGING UP HIS GLOVES Friedel announces retirement from soccer
Former U.S. international goalkeeper Brad Friedel, who backstopped the Americans to a surprising quarterfinal finish at the 2002 FIFA World Cup, announced his retirement from the game on Thursday, effective at the end of the season. GOLD CUP WARMUP US men to meet Guatemala in Nashville July 3
As part of its CONCACAF Gold Cup preparations, the U.S. national team will face Guatemala at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, July 3, at 6:30 p.m. ET. YOUNG YANKS COAST Injuries detract from U-23s' win over Mexico
Mario Rodriguez, Christian Dean and Jordan Morris scored second-half goals, and the U.S. under-23 national team, in an early prep leading to October's CONCACAF qualifying tournament for the 2016 Olympics, romped to a 3-0 win Wednesday night over Mexico at StubHub Center. SOME HAPPY CAMPERS Morris, Metzger in U.S. U-23 camp
Stanford University sophomore Jordan Morris, who scored his first international goal in the United States' win over Mexico last week, and Red Bulls II midfielder Daniel Metzger were among 20 players called into Under-23 national team training camp by head coach Andi Herzog, it was announced Monday.
NO BETTER TIME US WNT focused on snapping Women's World Cup drought
NEW YORK – Olympic titles aside, there's been a glaring emptiness for many on the U.S. national women's soccer team: the Women's World Cup title.
SPORT BIGGER THAN ORGANIZATIONS U.S. Women on FIFA scandal
For their part, members of the U.S. Women's National Team, who have waged their own futile battle with FIFA over the playing surfaces at the upcoming Women's World Cup in Canada, had little to say about Wednesday's indictments of key figures in international soccer.
DOUBLE BRACE Leroux, Wambach lead USA over Mexico
Sydney Leroux celebrated her first start of 2015 with a pair of goals, and Abby Wambach came off the bench to notch the 40th multigoal game of her international career Sunday night as the U.S. women's national team built toward the coming Women's World Cup with an emphatic triumph over Mexico.
TWO MORE FOR ABBY Wambach leads 3-0 USWNT win
SAN JOSE, Calif.---Abby Wambach scored two goals and Julie Johnson added another as the United States Women's National Team defeated Ireland 3-0 in front of 18,000 at Avaya Stadium Sunday.