Latest United States National Soccer Team News

US women beat Colombia 2-0; World Cup qualifying next

Jun. 29, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Kelley O'Hara scored in the 77th minute after a lengthy lightning delay, and the U.S. women beat Colombia 2-0 on Tuesday night in their final tuneup ahead of World Cup qualifying. The United States extended its unbeaten streak to 69 games on home soil. Lightning...

LAFC hopeful Bale can join club within a couple weeks

Jun. 26, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful...

Smith scores twice, US women beat Colombia 3-0 in Colorado

Jun. 25, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the U.S. women's national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games. Taylor Kornieck added a late goal in her national team debut. On Tuesday...

Athletes react to the Supreme Court's abortion decision

Jun. 25, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

U.S. national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe expressed her anger Friday over the Supreme Court's decision to strip the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion, decrying an erosion of rights that women have had for a generation. “I think the cruelty is the point because...

Title IX: Scurry's career, law forever linked at Smithsonian

Jun. 22, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

Briana Scurry’s U.S. national soccer team jersey is at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in a permanent display that notes the contribution of Title IX to leveling the playing field. The law helped paved the way for the Black goalkeeper to...

US to play Japan, Saudi Arabia in last World Cup warmups

Jun. 21, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Japan and Saudia Arabia in its last two World Cup warmups. The 15th-ranked Americans will play No. 23 Japan in an exhibition on Sept. 23 at a European site that's yet to be announced, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday. Four days...

Tobin Heath acquired by Reign, expected to report next week

Jun. 16, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — OL Reign have acquired the rights to forward Tobin Heath from Racing Louisville. The Reign signed Heath for the rest of the National Women's Soccer League season, with an option for 2023. She will join the team next week. In exchange, Louisville...

FIFA to announce 2026 World Cup US sites, paring from 17

Jun. 15, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As FIFA prepares to announce the 2026 World Cup sites on Thursday — and make high-profile cuts — Alan Rothenberg thought back to when stadiums were picked for the 1994 tournament he headed in the United States. “They gave the rights to the host country, and...

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...

American defender Kobi Henry transfers to Reims

Jun. 14, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — American defender Kobi Henry transferred to Reims in the French League on Tuesday from second-tier Orange County of the United Soccer League’s League Championship. The 18-year-old from Lakeland, Florida, made his debut for Orange County on Aug. 22, 2020,...