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August 30, 2015
INTO THE MIX
Diskerud called into U.S. team for friendlies

New York City FC midfielder Mix Diskerud Sunday was among 23 players who were called into U.S. national team training camp for friendlies against Peru and Brazil.


August 7, 2015
PUSHED BACK
ConFed Cup playoff match between USMNT and Mexico moved to Saturday, Oct. 10

CONCACAF announced Friday that the playoff match between the United States and Mexico for a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be played on Saturday, October 10, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. at 9 p.m.


July 27, 2015
MEET THEM IN ST. LOUIS
U.S. men to play 1st WCQ in St. Louis

The U.S. national team will play its first home match of 2018 World Cup qualifying at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Mo. The match will be played Nov. 13 against the winner of the third round qualifying match between St. Vincent & The Grenadines and Aruba.


July 25
TARNISHED GOLD CUP
USA lose 3rd-place match in penalties to Panama for its 2nd worst finish in 13 Gold Cups

Six games, three wins, one loss and two draws. Not exactly what you would expect from a CONCACAF power. The United States completed one of its poorest showings at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, with a rather uninspiring shootout loss to Panama in the third-place match at PPL Park on Saturday.







July 25, 2015
GROUP C
USMNT drawn against Trinidad & Tobago, St. Vincent/Aruba and Antigua/Guatemala winners in WCQ

The U.S. Men's National Team was drawn into Group C of CONCACAF's Semifinal Round of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup during the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia Saturday.


July 24, 2015
SANCTIONED AND FINED
Panama's Penedo, Tejada given 2-match bans; USA's Bradley fined undisclosed amount

CONCACAF announced Friday that its Gold Cup disciplinary committee has levied fines and sanctions in cases involving the Panamanian national team, players from Panama and the United States, and the head coach of Mexico.


July 24, 2015
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Putting the 1969 loss into perspective and other stuff

Yes, American soccer fans, the semifinal elimination loss to Jamaica from the CONCACAF Gold Cup hurts, as it should. It shows that millions of U.S. soccer supporters care about the 2-1 loss to the Reggae Boyz, only the second time the Americans have lost to a Caribbean side on home soil.


July 23, 2015
A DATE WITH BRAZIL
US men will face 5-time champs in Foxborough

CHICAGO – The U.S. Men’s National Team continues its competition against the top talent in the world when it hosts five-time World Cup champion Brazil on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.


July 22, 2015
JAMAICAN SURPRISE
Reggae Boyz eliminate USA from Gold Cup with stunning 2-1 semifinal win

The United States paid dearly for five minutes of poor defense in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals and found itself crashing out of the tournament in a 2-1 defeat to Jamaica Wednesday night.



JAMAICAN SURPRISE
Reggae Boyz eliminate USA from Gold Cup with stunning 2-1 semifinal win

The United States paid dearly for five minutes of poor defense in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals and found itself crashing out of the tournament in a 2-1 defeat to Jamaica Wednesday night.


July 22, 2015
READY TO RETURN
Howard eyeing September return to national team

As one U.S. national team goalkeeper prepares to backstop his team into the CONCACAF Gold Cup finals, another is plotting his return to the team.


July 18, 2015
QUICK WORK
Dempsey hat trick leads U.S. over Cuba 6-0

The United States and Clint Dempsey made quick work of Cuba Saturday, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium.


July 18, 2015
HAT-TRICK HEROES
Dempsey 4th USA player to score 3 goals in Gold Cup match

BALTIMORE -- Clint Dempsey joined some lofty company Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium, becoming the fourth American player to record a hat trick in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 18, 2015
NO CONTEST
USA rolls over Cuba in Gold Cup quarterfinals, 6-0

The United States made quick work of Cuba Saturday, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium. Clint Dempsey secured a hat-trick for the USA>


July 18, 2015
EVERYTHING TO LOSE
Klinsmann: 'We're definitely the team to beat' in the Gold Cup

If you go by past results in the competition, expectations and the fact the team is defending champions, the United States national team is the team to beat in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. So says head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.


July 15, 2015
A DATE WITH CUBA
USA to meet rivals in Gold Cup quarters; a record 4 Caribbean teams reach the Elite Eight

After the dust cleared on the final day of the group stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the United States discovered it will play Cuba in a quarterfinal match in Baltimore on Saturday. The Cubans scored their first goal of the group stage in the 73rd minute of its 1-0 win over Guatemala in Charlotte, N.C. Wednesday night.


July 14, 2015
VIEW FROM THE TOP
Marsch liked the angle watchng for luxury box, but wouldn't trade it for a spot on the bench

Count Jesse Marsch as one who likes the view from the second tier of Red Bull Arena. But he won't be trading in his view from the sideline anytime soon.


July 14, 2015
THREE OUT, THREE IN
USA roster changes: Beasley, Corona, Gordon replace Garza, Morales and Altidore

Defender DaMarcus Beasley, midfielder Joe Corona and forward Alan Gordon have all been added to the U.S. team and will report to Baltimore in advance of the team's Gold Cup quarterfinal match-up on Saturday.


July 13, 2015
FIT TO BE TIED
U.S. men battle Panama to 1-1 Gold Cup draw

Michael Bradley’s 14th career international goal gave the U.S. men’s national team a hard-fought 1-1- draw against Panama in a CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A match at Sporting Park Monday night.


July 10, 2015
DEMPSEY DOES IT AGAIN
Third goal in two games leads U.S. 1-0 win over Haiti

Clint Dempsey scored his third goal in two games Friday night, sparking the United States to a 1-0 victory over Haiti and assuring it of the Group A title at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 8, 2015
FRIENDLY IN THE CAPITAL
U.S. Men to play Peru in D.C. on Sept. 4

CHICAGO--The U.S. Men's National Team will face Peru on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. ET at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. The match will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, UniMás, and Univision Deportes Network.


July 7, 2015
DEMPSEY'S DEUCE
Forward strikes twice to lead USA over Honduras in Gold Cup opener

Clint Dempsey's two goals led the US Men's National Team to a 2-1 victory over Honduras in a Group A match of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup in front of a sellout crowd at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.


July 3, 2015
TENNESSEE TUNE UP
USA men rout Guatemala, 4-0

The United States Men's National Team tuned up for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guatemala in front of a Tennessee state record crowd of 44,835 at Nissan Field. The U.S. got goals from Timmy Chandler, Clint Dempsey and Chris Wondolowski, as well as a Guatemala own-goal in the lopsided win.


June 23, 2015
EXPERIENCE COUNTS
With eye toward winning Klinsmann names Gold Cup squad

The United States wants to win the 2015 Gold Cup. That statement was made clear by men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann in naming a veteran-laden 23-man roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Championship.


June 10, 2015
YOUNG AMERICANS WIN
Late goal by Wood defeats top-ranked Germany

Bobby Wood's goal in the 87th minute gave the US Men's National Team a 2-1 win over top-ranked Germany in an international friendly at Rhein Energie Stadium Wednesday night.


June 10, 2015
PROVISIONAL ROSTER
NYC FC's Diskerud on U.S. 35-man Gold Cup roster

New York City FC midfielder Mix Diskerud was named to the United States' 35-player provisional roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, it was announced on Wednesday.


June 5, 2015
STUNNING COMEBACK
U.S. men rally to defeat stun the Netherlands, 4-3

Gyasi Zardes, Danny Williams and Bobby Wood each scored their first international goals as the U.S. Men's National Team pulled of a stunning come from behind upset over No.6-ranked Netherlands 4-3 at Amsterdam Arena.


May 31, 2015
GETTING THE CALL
NYCFC's Mix Diskerud named to U.S. National Team

New York City FC dfielder Mix Diskerud has been named to a 22-player roster by U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for friendlies in Europe against two of the top three finishers at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.


May 14, 2015
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.


May 4, 2015
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.


April 23, 2015
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.


April 20, 2015
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.


April 17, 2015
GETTING READY FOR WORLD CUP
Ramos brings in 20 for U-20 camp, including Matt Miazga

U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos has called in 20 players for the second foreign training camp of the year, April 18-26 in Linz, Austria.


April 15, 2015
THEY'LL REMEMBER THE ALAMODOME
Morris scores 1st international goal as USA blanks Mexico, 2-0; Agudelo registers 1st in 4 years

Forward Jordan Morris will always remember the Alamodome. After all, that's where the 20-year-old Stanford University student scored his first international goal Wednesday night.


April 15, 2015
GIVING IT THE OLD COLLEGE TRY
Morris scores 1st international goal as USA blanks Mexico, 2-0; Agudelo also scores

Forward Jordan Morris will always remember the Alamodome. That's where the 20-year-old Stanford University student scored his first international goal.


April 15, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (1)
2014: After dominating the first half, USA allows 2 goals in final half and settles for 2-2 tie with El Tri

The United States squandered a two-goal halftime advantage and was forced to settle for a 2-2 draw with archrival Mexico in an international friendly on Wednesday night, April 2, 2014.


April 15, 2015
THE MEXICAN COACHING DANCE
When Mexico loses to the USA, a coach can face the axe

Given that the game is an international friendly and not a World Cup qualifier or the CONCACAF Gold Cup, there is very little chance of Mexico national coach Miguel Herrera getting fired if El Tri loses to the United States Wednesday night.


April 15, 2015
EYE ON THE GOLD CUP
USA, Mexico will size up their players for the summer in a game that has become an annual game

With their eyes on forming the best possible team for the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July, the United States and Mexico will tussle in one of the best rivalries on this planet at the Alamodome on Wednesday night.


April 14, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (2)
2013: dos a cero again: U.S. qualifies for 7th consecutive World Cup

Regardless what transpires in Brazil next year and beyond, the U.S. National Team knows it will always have Columbus.

And Mexico.

And dos a cero.


April 13, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (3)
2013: USA makes its point at Azteca in WCQ

A scoreless draw felt more like a moral victory for the United States on Tuesday night, March 26, 2013. The Americans pulled off a rarity at Azteca Stadium, leaving the enemy ground with a vital point in World Cup qualifying in the CONCACAF hexagonal.



KITCHEN ADDITION
Perry Kitchen joins USA for friendly

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann Monday added D.C. United midfielder Perry Kitchen to the U.S. roster for the USA vs Mexico match.


April 13, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (4)
2011: Sub scores equalizer, gives U.S. a 1-1 tie with Mexico in Klinsmann's debut

The U.S. National Team's 1-1 draw with Mexico on Wednesday night was more like out with the old and in with the new. Juergen Klinsmann, who took over for the fired Bob Bradley, made his debut as national coach.


April 12, 2015
BORDER WAR
13 MLS, 5 Liga MX players on US side for Alamodome game

CHICAGO - The United States roster for Wednesday's match in San Antonio against Mexico will have a decidedly North American flavor, with U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann calling up 13 MLS players and five players who ply their trade in Liga MX to the 22 player squad.


April 12, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (5)
El Tri leaves no doubt in a golden clasico win over U.S., 4-2

For once and for all, Mexico put to rest any doubts as to which team is the best team in CONCACAF — spectacularly.


April 11, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (6)
2009: USA misses a shot at history in WCQ



April 11, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (7)
2011: Mexico finally wins in U.S., takes Gold Cup

At around 5 p.m. Sunday at Giants Stadium, referee Courtney Campbell blew his whistle to mercifully end one of the most embarrassing results in recent U.S. National Team history.


April 10, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (8)
2009: U.S. bests Mexico by a familiar score

After the U.S. National Team vanquished Mexico yet again, it was left to Sam's Army to put the exclamation point and make a poignant point to the victory.


April 9, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (9)
2008: A Mexican standoff -- 2-2 tie

Red Bulls forward Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his first start for the United States and defender Oguchi Onyewu added a rare score, but those goals weren’t enough to win for the U.S. in a 2-2 tie against Mexico at Reliant Stadium Wednesday night, Feb. 6, 2008.


April 9, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (10)
2007: U.S. captures Gold Cup crown

Three things are certain in life: Death, taxes and the U.S. beating Mexico on American soil.


April 9, 2015
MOVING UP THE LADDER
USA men No. 27 in latest FIFA rankings

The United States moved up five spots to No. 27 in the latest FIFA rankings, which were released on Thursday morning.


April 8, 2015
THREE HALL OF A SELECTIONS
Kasey Keller, Sigi Schmid, Mooch Myernick voted into U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame

Former U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper and four-time World Cup veteran Kasey Keller has been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Joining Keller are Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid on the Builder Ballot, and the late Glenn "Mooch" Myernick on the Veteran Ballot.


April 8, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (11)
2007: USA continues dominance on its soil

It was only an international friendly, but a familiar score surfaced when the United States played Mexico at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Feb. 7, 2007: 2-0. As in dos a cero.


April 6, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (12)
2005: U.S. qualifies for 5th consecutive World Cup with 2-0 victory over archrival

When they're not playing Mexico at Azteca Stadium, the U.S. National Team has discovered it has the Mexicans' number. Actually, it's two numbers -- two and zero as in 2-0.


April 5, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (13)
2005: Mexico avenges WC elimination

Mexico exacted a measure of revenge for its second-round elimination by the United States in the 2002 World Cup by recording a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City on Sunday, March 27, 2005.


April 3, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (14)
2004: Pope's OT goal gives U.S. 1-0 win

MetroStars defender and captain Eddie Pope doesn't score many goals, so he makes the most of the few opportunities he gets.


April 2, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (15)
2002: A huge WC win for the U.S.

BigAppleSoccer.com continues its countdown to the April 15 encounter between the U.S. and Mexico in San Antonion, Texas with another memorable match between the two CONCACAF archrivals.


March 31, 2015
SWISS-CHEESED
Another late goal drops USA to 1-1 tie in Switzerland

ZURICH - It didn't cost them a win, but another late second-half goal meant another blown lead as Switzerland rallied against a United States team playing with 10 men for the final 23 minutes of a 1-1 tie at Stadion Letzigrund.


March 30, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (18)
2000: A controversial U.S. Cup win begins U.S.'s 11-game home unbeaten streak

Mexico might not have put out the best of lineups in the 2000 U.S. Cup final, but the U.S. National Team certainly wasn't complaining.


March 30, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (19)
1999: A rare Mexico win in U.S.

Before the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, the last time Mexico defeated the United States in an international soccer match on American soil was almost 10 years prior.


March 29, 2015
IN AND OUT
U-23 forward Morris replaces Johannsson for USA

U.S. Men's National Team forward Aron Johannsson has been sidelined while undergoing treatment for an infection and will not be ready for the match against Switzerland, it was announced Sunday.


March 28, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (20)
1997: a stunning and rare point in Mexico

A little more than half hour into its critical World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Nov. 2, 1997, the U.S. National Team was facing its ultimate nightmare and worst-case scenario.


March 28, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (21)
1995: Not one, but big U.S. wins over El Tri

BigAppleSoccer.com continues its countdown to the April 15 showdown between the U.S. and Mexico in San Antonio, Texas with another memorable match between the two CONCACAF archrivals.


March 26, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (22)
1994: U.S. secures a key victory on 'the road' before 91,123 in L.A.

What better way to prepare for the World Cup than to play at home in front of a huge crowd partisan that is to the visitors?


March 26, 2015
TECHNICAL ADVISOR
Berti Vogts to aid U.S. coach Klinsmann

U.S. Soccer Thursday appointed former World Cup winner Berti Vogts as technical advisor to the U.S. Men's National Team.


March 25, 2015
NOT SO GREAT VS. DANES
USA stages another late collapse, this time in 3-2 defeat at Denmark

Nicklas Bendtner scored three goals, the third in added time after 90 minutes, to give Denmark a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the United States in an international friendly at wet and windy NRGi Park.


March 25, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (23)
1993: Mexico mines some gold

BigAppleSoccer.com continues its countdown to the April 15 showdown between the U.S. and Mexico in San Antonio with another memorable match between the two CONCACAF archrivals. Today, we look back at when El Tri secured the CONCACAF Gold Cup at home in 1993.


March 24, 2015
HAMSTRUNG
Hamstring strain sidelines Dempsey from USA friendlies

U.S. Men's national team captain Clint Dempsey suffered a right hamstring strain during training Monday in Zurich, Swizterland and will not be available for friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland.


March 23, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (24)
1991: A Gold Cup breakthrough

With another U.S.-Mexico confrontation looming in San Antonio, Texas on April 15, BigAppleSoccer.com continues a daily feature about the best and most memorable matches between the two CONCACAF rivals.


March 22, 2015
THREE FOR THE ROAD
MNT, U-23s, U-20s all headed for Europe

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann will bring 23 players to Europe for friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland in preparation for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup.


March 21, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (25)
1980: U.S.'s 2nd win in meaningless WCQ

With another U.S.-Mexico confrontation looming in San Antonio on April 15, BigAppleSoccer.com continues a daily feature about the best and most memorable matches between the two CONCACAF rivals. Today, we feature the USA's second win against Mexico.


March 21, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (26)
Finally, the USA earns a point vs. Eli Tri

Ironically, it took playing in a baseball stadium for the United States to finally earn a point against rival Mexico.


March 19, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (27)
Homecooking tastes the same as road grub for the USA during qualifying for the 1957 World Cup

With another U.S.-Mexico confrontation looming in San Antonio April 15, we continue a daily feature until then about the best and most memorable matches between the rivals. This one is about the first time the USA actually hosted a qualifying match -- in 1957.


March 18, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (28)
Despite a pair of embarrassing losses, the USA still qualifies for Brazil 1950

How's this for a happy ending? The United States lost both its matches to host Mexico in qualifying for the 1950 World Cup and recorded only a 1-2-1 record, but still booked a spot in Brazil anyway because the Americans overcame Cuba in their other two matches.


March 17, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (29)
A Mexico City shakedown of three times

With another U.S.-Mexico confrontation looming in San Antonio April 15, we continue a daily feature until then about the best and most memorable matches between the rivals. We feature a set of three friendlies in Mexico City in 1937, which set the tone of the series for a long time.


March 16, 2015
COUNTDOWN TO MEXICO (30)
The very first time: U.S. 4, Mexico 2 (1934)

With another U.S.-Mexico confrontation looming in San Antonio on April 15, BigAppleSoccer.com starts a daily feature for the next month about the best and most memorable matches between the rivals. We feature the very first time these two countries met -- in 1934.


March 12, 2015
ONE SPOT DOWN
USA drops to 32nd in latest FIFA rankings

The United States fell one spot to No. 32 in the latest FIFA rankings, which were released on Thursday morning.


February 26, 2015
THE BALLOT
The players, veteran players, builders eligible for Hall

Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2015 elections, and voting will begin immediately for the player, veteran player and builder categories.


February 26, 2015
THEY'RE ON THE BALLOT
18 men and women with area ties are eligible for the National Soccer Hall of Fame

Eighteen men and women with New York and New Jersey ties are on either the player, veterans or builders ballot for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday.


February 14, 2015
REMEMBER THE ALAMODOME
USA vs. Mexico is a sellout 2 months prior

Exactly two months and a day to the kick off of arguably the best national team derby in the world, the United States-Mexico game is sold out.



HOSTS AGAIN
USA to host CONCACAF Olympic qualifying again

CONCACAF Thursday announced that the CONCACAF men's Olympic qualifying championship will be played in the United States from Oct. 1-13.


February 8, 2015
ZARDES STARS IN NEEDED WIN
Galaxy attacker makles mark as U.S. tops Panama

The U.S. national team's 2-0 triumph Sunday afternoon over Panama might not silence the doubts some have about the program's direction under Jurgen Klinsmann, but it certainly felt good after some five months without a victory while unveiling, perhaps, a star for the future.


Februarty 8, 2015
THE SKID IS SNAPPED
2-0 win over Panama ends USA's 5-game slide

The United States scored twice within a 10-minute span in the opening half as it held off Panama to register a 2-0 victory to snap a five-game winless streak in an international friendly at the StubHub Center Sunday afternoon.


February 7, 2015
WHEN WINNING MATTERS
It's just a friendly, but U.S. wants to end skid in StubHub clash against Panama

The U.S. national team has won just once in nine outings since beating Ghana in its World Cup opener last summer, and that's something weighing on the Yanks as they prepare for Sunday afternoon's friendly against Panama at StubHub Center.


February 7, 2015
WAY, WAY BACK
USMNT's inability to hold a lead had roots in last summer's World Cup

The U.S. national team's inability to hold a lead is not anything new. It goes all the way back to the World Cup.



SPEAKING OUT
When surviving members of 1950 World Cup team, including Borghi, talked about the game, movie and even Freddy Adu

Some 54 years after pulling off one of the great sporting surprises of the ages, five members of the U.S. World Cup team that shocked England and world have found themselves right smack in the middle of the spotlight once again on Feb. 6, 2004.


February 3, 2015
BELO HORIZONTE REUNION
When Bahr, Keough returned to the great USA upset over England in 1950

At first, the stadium was barely recognizable to Harry Keough. A roof over the stands had been added. So were lights and a press box. The grass was greener.


February 3, 2015
ONE REMAINS FROM THE UPSET
Bahr last survivor from 1950 US World Cup team

After goalkeeper Frank Borghi passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 3, Walter Bahr becomes the lone surviving member of the U.S. 1950 World Cup team that shocked England, 1-0.


February 3, 2015
THE PASSING OF A LEGEND
Frank Borghi, goalkeeper of USA team that upset England, dies

Frank Borghi, who backstopped the United States to one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history, has passed away. Borghi was 89.


January 29, 2015
GOODBYE, MILTON
Hall of Famer Milton Aimi passes away

Former U.S. Soccer Federation chairman and National Soccer Hall of Fame builder Milton Aimi passed away on Tuesday. He was 88.


January 28, 2015
LOW FIVE
USA men squander 2nd-half lead as they extend their winless streak to 5 in 3-2 loss in Chile

The United States continued its post-World Cup struggles, squandering a second-half advantage en route to a 3-2 loss to Chile in its first international match of the year Wednesday night.


January 28, 2015
HOSPITALIZED
Ex-USMNT coach Bob Gansler suffers stroke

Former U.S. national coach Bob Gansler, who directed the United States to its first World Cup berth in 40 years in 1990, has been hospitalized in a Brookfield, Wis. hospital with a stroke.


January 24, 2015
HE'S IN THE MIX
NYC FC's Diskerud on USA roster for 2 friendlies

He hasn't played a game for New York City FC yet, but newly acquired midfielder Mix Diskerud could see some action for the U.S. national team in pair of friendlies.


January 22, 2015
ARENA FUTBOL RULES AGAIN
Galaxy coach named Werner Fricker Award winner

Add yet another honor to the storied career of Bruce Arena. The National Soccer Hall of Fame member, former U.S. Men's National Team head coach and current LA Galaxy head coach Thursday was named the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Werner Fricker Builder Award.


January 14, 2015
REMEMBER EL TRI
USA, Mexico to face off in San Antonio April 15

The U.S. men's national team will play its first game in the city of San Antonio, Texas, when it takes on longtime rival Mexico at the Alamodome on Wednesday, April 15, at 8:30 p.m. ET.


January 13, 2015
TWO REMAIN FROM THE UPSET
Bahr, Borghi only remaining survivors from 1950 US World Cup team

After John "Clarkie" Souza passed away in 2012, there are two surviving members of the U.S. 1950 World Cup team that shocked England, 1-0 — Walter Bahr and Frank Borghi.



EARLY BIRDS
USA men to start WCQ this November

For the first time, the United States will start its World Cup qualifying run almost three years prior to the competition. The Americans will start Round Four of CONCACAF qualifying -- the semifinals -- in November.


January 9, 2015
LET'S GET THIS STARTED
Klinsmann calls 28 to first camp of 2015

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 28 players to Carson, Calif.,


December 15, 2014
CALLING IT AN INTERNATIONAL CAREER
Beasley (4 World Cups) stand down for USA

Defender DaMarcus Beasley, who has played in more World Cups -- four -- than any other U.S. national team player, has announced his retirement from international soccer, it was announced Monday.


December 8, 2014
FOR STARTERS
USMNT to play 7 friendlies before Gold Cup

Before the United States participates in the CONCACAF Gold Cup next summer, the national team will have a heavy schedule with seven games from January through June, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati revealed at a media roundtable that was held after MLS Cup at the StubHub Center Sunday night.


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