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Zendejas, Gressel among 13 who could make US soccer debuts

Jan. 18, 2023 12:26 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alejandro Zendejas, a 24-year-old forward who played twice for Mexico, is among 13 players who could make their U.S. national team debuts under interim coach Anthony Hudson in exhibitions against Serbia on Jan. 25 and Colombia three days later. Julian Gressel, a...

Defender Aaron Long agrees to 2-year deal with LAFC

Jan. 04, 2023 20:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran central defender Aaron Long agreed to a two-year contract with Major League Soccer champion Los Angeles FC on Friday. The 30-year-old Long spent the past seven seasons with the New York Red Bulls, earning two All-Star selections. He was named the 2018 MLS...

US battles injuries, idleness ahead of World Cup opener

Nov. 19, 2022 13:46 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A World Cup jammed into the middle of the European season isn’t ideal, especially for the United States. Injuries and idleness run throughout the roster ahead of Monday's match against Wales. Weston McKennie, Sergiño Dest and Luca de la Torre...

US World Cup team starts arriving in Qatar ahead of training

Nov. 10, 2022 20:03 PM EST

The first part of the U.S. World Cup team arrived in Qatar early Friday. Nine of the 26 players and staff were met by a piano playing “The Star-Spangled Banner" and people waving American flags when they walked into a Doha hotel following a flight from New York. ...

Pepi, Steffen left off US World Cup roster, Ream, Wright on

Nov. 10, 2022 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team is truly of the video generation. Players who received a FaceTime from coach Gregg Berhalter were headed to Qatar and those given audio calls missed the cut. “I think the best part of it the last couple of days was really seeing genuine...