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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...

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

May. 18, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining...

Fire's Shaquiri becomes MLS's highest-paid at nearly $8.2M

May. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player, jumping past Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela and breaking Zlatan Ibrahimović's league record. The 30-year-old Swiss international, who joined Chicago this season from Lyon,...

Nashville soccer-specific stadium nears completion

Apr. 12, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville SC held an open practice Tuesday at the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States. The team is scheduled to play its first game at 30,000-seat GEODIS Park on May 1, though there are still some construction and final touches being...

Relieved more than joyful, US turns attention to Qatar

Mar. 31, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams had relief on their faces as they headed straight from the stadium for a charter jet to Europe and weekend club games. “This is whatever I’ve always wanted to be, and right now emotions are a bit crazy,” Pulisic...

Ferreira, Arriola among 4 changes to US lineup vs Panama

Mar. 27, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Forward Jesús Ferreira, winger Paul Arriola, midfielder Luca de la Torre and right back Shaq Moore entered the United States' starting lineup for Sunday night's World Cup qualifier against Panama as coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes. Moore, summoned from...

Steffen starts for US vs Mexico as Berhalter uses top lineup

Mar. 24, 2022 21:47 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Zack Steffen was in goal as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter used an “A” team lineup and changed five starters Thursday night for a World Cup qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca. Right back DeAndre Yedlin, midfielders Tyler Adams and Yunus Musah and winger...

Dest out of US World Cup qualifiers, replaced by Bello

Mar. 18, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Sergiño Dest will miss the United States' last three World Cup qualifiers after straining his left thigh and was replaced on the roster Friday by left back George Bello. Dest, the top American choice at right back, was hurt Thursday during Barcelona's Europa League...

Reyna, Pefok, Horvath back for US qualifiers, Dest gets hurt

Mar. 17, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna, Jordan Pefok and Ethan Horvath are back for the United States' final World Cup qualifiers but Sergiño Dest appears likely to miss the three games. A short time before U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 27-man roster Thursday, Dest grabbed his left...