Latest United States National Soccer Team News

Garza leaves US training camp due to strained quadriceps

Jan. 17, 2019 10:45 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Cincinnati defender Greg Garza has left the U.S. national team training camp because of a strained quadriceps. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday that Garza will not be replaced. The roster dropped to 27 players. The U.S. is training in Chula Vista, California, for a pair of...

Wolff follows Berhalter from Columbus to US national team

Jan. 16, 2019 10:27 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. forward Josh Wolff has been hired as assistant coach under new American national team head coach Gregg Berhalter, moving with his former boss at Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew. Wolff, who turns 42 next month, was a teammate of Berhalter on the U.S. World Cup teams in 2002...

Davidson goes No. 1 in NWSL draft, will skip senior year

Jan. 10, 2019 5:38 PM EST

Defender Tierna Davidson, who decided to skip her senior season at Stanford to play professionally in the National Women's Soccer League, went to the Chicago Red Stars with the No. 1 pick in the league's draft Thursday. Davidson, named U.S. Soccer's Young Player of the Year for her play last season, is also a...

Top American soccer referee Mark Geiger is retiring

Jan. 9, 2019 2:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Geiger looks at the calendar and feels aged out of his job. The first American to referee in the knockout stage of the World Cup is retiring after 15 seasons in Major League Soccer. "At 48 when the next World Cup would happen, I didn't think I would be at the same point that I am right...

New US coach Berhalter sets foundation in 1st training camp

Jan. 7, 2019 8:49 PM EST

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — New coach Gregg Berhalter is taking the U.S. national team back to all sorts of basics during his first training camp. Along with elementary strategic sessions and conditioning work, Berhalter's plan extends to rather basic accommodations: The 28 Major League Soccer-based players...

Defending champion US women to open camp ahead of World Cup

Jan. 4, 2019 5:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two goals away from reaching 100 for her career, forward Alex Morgan is on the roster for the U.S. women's national team as it opens training camp ahead of the World Cup in France this summer. Morgan was among 26 players named to the roster by coach Jill Ellis on Friday. The defending...

New York City FC MF Lewis added to US roster for camp

Dec. 28, 2018 1:49 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — New York City FC midfielder Jonathan Lewis has been added to the U.S. roster for its January training camp. The 21-year-old Lewis is one of 13 uncapped players on Gregg Berhalter's first roster with the national team. Berhalter was hired as U.S. coach on Dec. 2. Lewis was part of the U.S....

Cindy Parlow Cone lone candidate for USSF VP

Dec. 20, 2018 1:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. forward Cindy Parlow Cone is the only candidate running to become vice president of the U.S. Soccer Federation. The election takes place Feb. 16 at Scottsdale, Arizona, during the U.S. Soccer Federation's annual general meeting. The USSF said Thursday she was the only person to...

Bradley on Berhalter's 1st roster, Guzan, Altidore left off

Dec. 20, 2018 1:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Michael Bradley has an immediate chance to show new coach Gregg Berhalter he deserves to be considered for the next World Cup cycle. The 31-year-old midfielder was the oldest player and among just four veterans selected for a 27-man roster that will attend Berhalter's first...

Goalie Zack Steffen voted USSF male player of 2018

Dec. 18, 2018 1:35 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation's Male Player of the Year for 2018, the first year since 1987 the Americans did not play a competitive match. Steffen received 44 percent of the votes, followed by midfielders Tyler Adams (38 percent) and Weston McKennie (16...