For National Team coaches, choosing rosters and lineups are an art as well as a science, much like the chef in the kitchen in search of the perfect dish. There are a lot of different ingredients, many of which are the same around the world. And the common questions: What ingredients are available and [...]
With a busy June featuring three World Cup qualifiers serving as the chief priority for the U.S. Men’s National Team this summer, the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup has long been as seen as a secondary task, and a likely showcase for the plethora of young American players currently on the fringes of the national team [...]
U.S. national team coach Juergen Klinsmann touched on a range of subjects with reporters during a stop in Washington on Wednesday. The highlights:
The U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) charter was signed in The Astor House, a luxury hotel in the heart of New York City, bringing to life organised football in the United States on 5 April, 1913. And while The Astor House has since been demolished, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati held a press conference yesterday at [...]
2012 U.S. Men’s National Team Year in Review
The US national team and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann had enough to do just to put out a cohesive lineup on the field against Mexico on Tuesday night. And after the 0-0 draw, only the second World Cup qualifying point ever earned by the US away to Mexico, the German manager was lavishing his team [...]
Facing what Klinsmann called a “must-win” situation against visiting Costa Rica, the U.S. overcame a glut of injuries, a week of scrutiny, yet another lineup and formation change and, to top it off, a blizzard that buried the field at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park beneath several inches of snow.
Roaming the sideline or leaning against the dugout wall during the United States men’s national team’s gritty 0-0 tie with Mexico here on Tuesday, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, clad in a simple sweater, slacks and sneakers, looked as stoic as ever.