This New Year, Resolve To Ignore Abby Wambach's Bad Opinions

Last week, USWNT legend Abby Wambach played the final match of her career with the national team. This should have been time only for rapturous praise of her long and illustrious career, with everyone acknowledging everything she’s done for the sport as she rode off into the sunset (or whatever counts as “the sunset”…

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The United States Cap-Tied Two Very Good Dual Nationals Last Night

The United States started off their World Cup Qualifying campaign in St. Louis last night with a 6-1 win against Caribbean minnows St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The result was as expected and there’s nothing substantial to be gleaned from how the team played, aside from the fact that they allowed St. Vincent to…

Is This Jürgen Klinsmann-Fabian Johnson Thing Really A Thing?

For the first time in his largely stress-free tenure as USMNT manager, Jürgen Klinsmann is facing real scrutiny about his job performance. And while it hasn’t been exactly fashionable to take aim at him until now, the press and fan responses to his current dilemma are inextricably linked to their pre-existing feelings…

Mexico Beat The USMNT Because They're A Better Team

As we sift through the rubble of last night’s 3-2 Mexico victory over the USMNT, Jürgen Klinsmann finds himself squarely in the spotlight. The high stakes one-off is a disappointing setback for the program, and an occasion to soberly evaluate the course that Klinsmann has charted for it. The U.S. will miss out on the…

Landon Donovan Says USMNT Shouldn't Take Klinsmann To The Next World Cup

The last time the public got to stick the thermometer into the Landon Donovan-Jürgen Klinsmann beef, we learned that the meat was still cooking. In a new interview, Donovan’s thoughts about Klinsmann’s shaky recent record and what that should mean for the manager’s job security show that yep, this beef is getting…

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USA Score, Finally, As Dempsey Puts Yanks Up 1-0 On Haiti

A thus-far uninspired performance by the U.S. has, at least, resulted in a goal and once again it’s Clint Dempsey who scored to put his side up 1-0 on Haiti in tonight’s Gold Cup match at the Patriots’ stadium in Foxborough. Let’s not let Deuce take all the credit, though he’s certainly earned it thus far in the…