Latest Zack Steffen News

American keeper Steffen loaned to 2nd-tier Middlesbrough

Jul. 19, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen was loaned from Manchester City to second-tier Middlesbrough for the 2022-23 season on Tuesday, a move he hopes will help him compete to start at the World Cup. “Everyone knows his situation. He needed to play because of the World Cup,"...

Morris' stoppage-time goal gives US 1-1 draw at El Salvador

Jun. 15, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Entering in the 80th minute on a rain-soaked field that looked like a torn-up recreational park, Jordan Morris thought back to youth soccer in Seattle. Morris went on to score in the first minute of second-half stoppage time, offsetting Alexander...

Turner, Long, Ferreira in as US makes 5 changes vs Morocco

Jun. 01, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Goalkeeper Matt Turner, right back Reggie Cannon, defender Aaron Long, midfielder Brenden Aaronson and forward Jesús Ferreira entered the starting lineup as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made five changes Wednesday night for an exhibition against Morocco. In the...

Aaronson had deal with Leeds contingent on EPL survival

May. 30, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brenden Aaronson was in a cafe in Vienna not too long ago, viewing Leeds' season finale against Brentford. The American midfielder had a deal to join the Whites, but it was contingent on Premier League survival. “I'm sitting there sweating and pacing around the...

Aaronson to join Leeds from Salzburg with 5-year contract

May. 26, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

American midfielder Brenden Aaronson will transfer to Leeds on July 1 following 1 1/2 seasons with Red Bull Salzburg. Leeds said Thursday that it had agreed to a transfer with the Austrian club. Aaronson, a 21-year-old from Medford, New Jersey, will have a five-year contract through...

Fire goalie Slonina to stay with US, rejects Poland invite

May. 20, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gabriel Slonina, the 18-year-old Chicago Fire goalkeeper who's viewed as a potential future standout, will remain with the American national team program and turn down an invitation to join Poland. Slonina announced his decision Friday in a statement. ...

Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...

Slonina, viewed as US future keeper, listed on Poland roster

May. 17, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

The Chicago Fire's Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, was listed on Poland's 39-man roster announced by coach Czesław Michniewicz on Tuesday ahead of four Nations League matches next month. Slonina, who turned 18 on...

Dempsey: Steffen, Turner should consider loans next season

May. 16, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Demspey says he thinks American goalkeepers Zack Steffen and Matt Turner should consider going on loans for the start of next season to get sharp ahead of the World Cup if they are not going to be playing regularly for their Premier League clubs. Turner is...