Archive for the ‘Soccer’ Category

U.S. Soccer extends Jurgen Klinsmann contract to 2018

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

On Thursday, United States soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him with the U.S. team through the 2018 World Cup, while also making him the team's technical director. The deal was a no-brainer for the U.S. Soccer Federation after Klinsmann turned around a lackluster ...

United States soccer qualifies for 2014 World Cup with win over Mexico

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team is officially headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after a wild Tuesday night. The American men beat Mexico 2-0 in Columbus, Ohio in a wonderful performance that continued their recent streak of excellent play against their rivals to the south. But the ...

Gareth Bale refuses to train, transfer to Real Madrid likely imminent

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Tottenham star Gareth Bale is reportedly refusing to return to training with the team and has already said his goodbyes to teammates according to Sky Sports. Bale is apparently angry over the way Spurs has handled his likely imminent transfer to Real Madrid, and does not plan to return to ...

Video: Jozy Altidore scores hat trick against Bosnia-Herzegovina

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Just when it looked like the United States men's national soccer team's record win streak was headed down the toilet on the road in Europe, Jozy Altidore showed up to save the day. Trailing 2-0 at the half against Bosnia-Herzegovina, the United States rallied for a 4-3 win thanks to three ...

Jurgen Klinsmann banned from 2013 Gold Cup final

Friday, July 26th, 2013

After being sent off in the 87th minute of the United States' 3-1 win over Honduras during the semifinal of the 2013 Gold Cup, American manager Jurgen Klinsmann has been banned from the final of the tournament by CONCACAF's disciplinary committee. Klinsmann was ejected during the semifinal "for showing dissent towards ...

Video: U.S. Soccer tops Honduras 3-1 in Gold Cup semifinal

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team won it's record 10th consecutive game in dominating fashion Wednesday night, topping Honduras 3-1. The victory came in the semifinal of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, which means the U.S. has reached the final of the tournament for the ninth time in 12 ...

Video: U.S. Soccer rips El Salvador 5-1

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The United States men's national soccer team cruised in its Gold Cup quarterfinal matchup against El Salvador Sunday afternoon, dominating the Central American team en route to a 5-1 victory. The Americans got a huge game from Landon Donovan who scored a goal, tallied three assists and helped set up another goal. ...

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United rejects Chelsea’s bid for star

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Wayne Rooney won't be leaving Manchester United any time soon. Chelsea reportedly made a strong bid to sign the striker, but his current club rejected the overtures. New Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho publicly expressed admiration for Rooney last week and on Wednesday the team released a statement that it had, indeed ...