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Altidore, Hamid, Green cut from US CONCACAF Gold Cup roster

Jul. 01, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

The U.S. will head to the CONCACAF Gold Cup missing most of its top players. “We don’t want to look at this as an experimental team. We want to look at this as a team that could compete to win Gold Cup,” U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said Thursday after announcing his...

Altidore, Guzan on early US roster for CONCACAF Gold Cup

Jun. 18, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Forward Jozy Altidore and goalkeeper Brad Guzan are on a preliminary 59-man United States roster for next month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Defender Reggie Cannon, and midfielders Kellyn Acosta,...

US changes 9 starters for exhibition vs Costa Rica

Jun. 09, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Defenders Tim Ream and Mark McKenzie were the only holdovers as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed nine starters for Wednesday night’s exhibition against Costa Rica. Ethan Horvath took over in goal after entering in the second half of Sunday’s...

Yedlin, Ream, Acosta start for US against Mexico

Jun. 06, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made three changes to his starting lineup for Sunday night's CONCACAF Nations League final against Mexico, inserting right back DeAndre Yedlin, defender Tim Ream and midfielder Kellyn Acosta. Sergiño Dest moved from right back...

Siebatcheu scores to lift US over Honduras in Nations League

Jun. 04, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Honduras held the United States even for nearly an entire match, giving most of the young Americans their first flavor of the even harsher rough-and-tumble that awaits in World Cup qualifying. Shortly before the game would have gone to penalty kicks,...

Pulisic, Steffen, Robinson start for US vs. Honduras

Jun. 03, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Zack Steffen and Antonee Robinson entered the U.S. starting lineup for Thursday night’s CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras as coach Gregg Berhalter made three changes for the team’s first competitive match since November 2019. ...

Jet setters: US starts grueling stretch Sunday at Swiss

May. 30, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

American soccer players will be piling up air miles -- all in preparation for unprecedented travel. Jet setters like never before, the No. 20 U.S. plays 13th-ranked Switzerland in an exhibition on Sunday at St. Gallen, then travels about 5,200 miles to face Honduras on...

Yedlin, Siebatcheu on US roster for Nations League semifinal

May. 24, 2021 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defender DeAndre Yedlin and forward Jordan Siebatcheu earned spots on the 23-man U.S. roster for the CONCACAF National League semifinal against Honduras at Denver on June 3. Midfielder Cristian Roldan and forwards Daryl Dike and Gyasi Zardes were among...

Hoppe on US roster for Switzerland friendly, Yedlin returns

May. 20, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Schalke forward Matthew Hoppe and Bayern Munich youth team defender Justin Che were among 27 players selected Thursday for a training camp ahead of the United States’ exhibition against Switzerland in St. Gallen on May 30. Galatasaray defender DeAndre...

Youth movement afoot in MLS

May. 19, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

The New York Red Bulls are emblematic of a growing youth movement in Major League Soccer. The team has one of the most talked-about young players in the league in 17-year-old Caden Clark. The native Minnesotan has three goals already this season for the Red Bulls. ...