Latest United States National Soccer Team News

NWSL's Orlando Pride hire Amanda Cromwell as coach

Dec. 07, 2021 23:32 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Amanda Cromwell was hired Tuesday as coach of the National Women's Soccer League's Orlando Pride. The 51-year-old Cromwell, a former U.S. national team player, spent nine seasons as the coach at UCLA and led the Bruins to the national championship in 2013, her...

Ex-US player Armas to be assistant coach at Man United

Dec. 07, 2021 21:03 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Former United States international Chris Armas will be an assistant to manager Ralf Rangnick at Manchester United. The 49-year-old Armas has recently been coach at two teams in Major League Soccer: New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC. ...

Luchi Gonzalez hired as US assistant, switching with Estévez

Dec. 04, 2021 14:52 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Luchi Gonzalez was hired Saturday as Gregg Berhalter's assistant coach with the U.S. men's national soccer team, switching places with Nico Estévez. Gonzalez, 41, became coach of Major League Soccer's Dallas team on Dec. 16, 2018, and was fired this past...

Berhalter: US takes cold better than El Salvador, Honduras

Dec. 03, 2021 12:54 PM EST

Gregg Berhalter thinks American players will adjust to a freeze with ease. The U.S. picked Columbus, Ohio, for its World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Jan. 27 and St. Paul, Minnesota, for its Feb. 2 match against Honduras, games wrapped around a Jan. 30 meeting...

Australia, NZ split group games equally at Women's World Cup

Dec. 01, 2021 19:24 PM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia and New Zealand will each stage 24 games in the group stage when the countries host the Women’s World Cup for the first time in 2023. FIFA released further details of the schedule Wednesday after previously announcing that Auckland will stage...

Courage make Nahas head coach, removing interim tag

Dec. 01, 2021 14:58 PM EST

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Interim coach Sean Nahas has been named permanent head coach of the North Carolina Courage. Nahas replaced Paul Riley, who was fired in September after two former players accused him of sexual harassment and coercion. Riley denied the allegations. ...

Gio Reyna returns to training with Borussia Dortmund

Nov. 30, 2021 19:42 PM EST

American midfielder Gio Reyna resumed training with Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, nearly three months after injuring his right hamstring. Dortmund tweeted a photo of the 19-year-old at practice. Reyna, a son of former American captain Claudio Reyna,...

Sam Mewis traded to Kansas City from North Carolina

Nov. 30, 2021 16:54 PM EST

The Kansas City Current have acquired midfielder Sam Mewis from the North Carolina Courage in exchange for defender Kiki Pickett and a first-round pick in the upcoming National Women's Soccer League draft. North Carolina also received the discovery rights to Malia...

Matildas score late to share spoils with US women

Nov. 30, 2021 07:08 AM EST

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — A late goal by Kyah Simon earned Australia a fortunate 1-1 draw against the world champion United States and denied the American women a second win in the two-game series on Tuesday. The U.S. scored early again through Ashley Hatch and...

Victorious return: US women's soccer team beats Aussies 3-0

Nov. 27, 2021 03:07 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — After 21 years since last playing in Australia, the United States women's soccer team needed only 24 seconds to score against the Matildas on Saturday. Turns out that was all the new-look American side needed in a 3-0 win at Sydney's Olympic stadium...