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Sam Mewis unlikely to play for US at World Cup after surgery

Jan. 30, 2023 17:11 PM EST

Midfielder Sam Mewis has undergone a second knee surgery and is unlikely to be available to play for the United States at the Women's World Cup this summer. Mewis, who also plays for the Kansas City Current in the National Women's Soccer League, first had surgery on her right knee...

US Soccer announces program to ensure player safety

Jan. 30, 2023 15:20 PM EST

U.S. Soccer has introduced a Safe Soccer program that will require comprehensive vetting of individuals involved in the sport as the federation continues to address its investigation into coach misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League. The Safe Soccer program announced Monday...

U.S. men end training camp in scoreless draw with Colombia

Jan. 28, 2023 23:13 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The annual January training camp for the U.S. men’s national team is a chance for young, inexperienced players to build their skills for international competition, and interim head coach Anthony Hudson’s young U.S. squad got plenty of foundational work done this month. ...

Almada relishes World Cup win, looks forward to MLS season

Jan. 27, 2023 15:52 PM EST

First, he cried with joy and shared the news with his family. Then, Thiago Almada needed to catch a plane. Quickly. The Atlanta United midfielder was called up to Argentina's World Cup squad as an injury replacement mere days before the team's opening game. "I was a...

Stewart, McBride exit US Soccer, leaving Berhalter in limbo

Jan. 26, 2023 18:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The American men's national team shakeup that began after a public spat erupted between two well-known families accelerated Thursday when sporting director Earnie Stewart announced he is quitting the U.S. Soccer Federation to join PSV Eindhoven. Men's general...

Vazquez scores for youthful US lineup in 2-1 loss to Serbia

Jan. 26, 2023 01:41 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Interim head coach Anthony Hudson saw tenacity, bravery and attacking excitement from the youngsters and newcomers he sent out for the United States' first match since the World Cup. Although none of it added up to a win, Hudson was hopeful a 2-1 defeat to Serbia...

Late Grant Wahl to get US Soccer's Colin Jose Media Award

Jan. 25, 2023 15:52 PM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The late Grant Wahl will be honored with this year's Colin Jose Media Award, given to journalists who made long-term contributions to soccer in the United States. Wahl died at age 49 on Dec. 10 after collapsing while covering the World Cup quarterfinal between...

Leeds hires Marsch compatriot Armas as assistant coach

Jan. 25, 2023 10:06 AM EST

LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds added another American to its coaching staff on Wednesday by hiring former United States midfielder Chris Armas to be an assistant to compatriot Jesse Marsch. Armas was Marsch’s assistant at New York Red Bulls from 2015-18 before becoming head coach...

Paxten Aaronson hopes to join brother Brenden on US team

Jan. 23, 2023 19:12 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Paxten Aaronson has yet to move into an apartment in Germany. “I actually have only been there for like four days,” he said. “I was staying in the hotel, but I walked all around the city. It’s a beautiful city, but I’m looking forward to going back...

Scandals highlight lack of women coaches at top of US soccer

Jan. 23, 2023 11:26 AM EST

Twila Kilgore knew her career path when she was just 12 years old, thanks to a youth soccer coach who used to drive her to practice. During those rides, she got to hear “all the behind-the-scene things that were happening” and was "exposed to what a coach actually does,” she...