Archive for the ‘US Soccer’ Category

Adu Headed To Europe

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

A deal that had been rumored for several days has finally come out as a fact, and Freddy Adu will be headed to the Portuguese Premier League. He will be sold from Real Salt Lake to Lisbon's Benfica for $2 million. Benfica, who finished third in the league standings last ...

Adu, U.S. Bounced At Under-20 World Cup

Sunday, July 15th, 2007

The United States and Freddy Adu were knocked out of the Under-20 World Cup Saturday after a 2-1 overtime loss to Austria. The quarterfinal win for the Austrians is being considered a major upset.The Americans jumped ahead 1-0 in the 15th minute thanks to a brilliant cross by Adu, and ...

Adu, Bradley Lead U.S. To Quarterfinals

Thursday, July 12th, 2007

Despite being down late in the match and being dominated for most of it, the US Under-20 national team knocked off Uruguay 2-1 in overtime yesterday, to advance to the quarterfinals at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup.After a first half that saw the US on the defensive throughout, the Americans ...

Yeah, Totally Couldn’t Use This Guy On The National Team

Thursday, July 5th, 2007

Just some highlights of the US Under-20 National Team spanking Poland 6-1 the other day at the U-20 World Cup. Oh, and just to ram home my point about Freddy Adu a littler more, he's had a hat trick, including a sick, repeat sick goal to put the US ahead. ...

Shocking

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

Team USA lost yet again in the Copa American tournament in Venezuela. This time the loss came at the hands of Paraguay 3-1. We know, the score shocks you. It shocked us. We'll give you time to recover. Obviously no one saw this coming.That's right, this incarnation of the American ...

Americans Spanked In Copa America Opener

Friday, June 29th, 2007

After winning the Gold Cup with relative ease last week, the US Men's National soccer team entered their Copa America opener in Venezuela last night riding high and with a bit of a swagger. The problem? They were playing Argentina. After taking the lead on an Eddie Johnson penalty kick ...

So, Is Freddy Adu Ever Going To Actually Do Anything?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

I was watching highlights of US Soccer's win over Mexico in the Gold Cup Sunday, and a question began to circulate in my head and I couldn't think of an answer. So I ask you: Why isn't Freddy Adu playing?It's been nearly six years since Adu, as a 12-year-old, was ...