Latest Walker Zimmerman News

Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 21:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers. Gio Reyna and Aaron Long were left off along with defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream, and forwards Daryl Dike, Jordan...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Aaron Long works to rejoin US lineup after torn Achilles

Jan. 13, 2022 18:40 PM EST

Aaron Long thought back to the aftermath of May 15, when he landed awkwardly during an aerial challenge in the New York Red Bulls’ game at Philadelphia. Two days later, he had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon and started a rehabilitation odyssey that would see him...

Colorado defender Auston Trusty added to US training camp

Jan. 08, 2022 17:24 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado defender Auston Trusty was added Saturday to the U.S. training camp roster for keeping Major League Soccer players fit ahead of World Cup qualifiers. The 23-year-old has played for youth national teams but not the senior national team. He was invited to...

Lletget, Robinson, Arriola, Johnson on US training roster

Jan. 06, 2022 15:36 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Sebastian Lletget, defender Miles Robinson, forward Paul Arriola and goalkeeper Sean Johnson are rejoining the U.S. national team for a 19-man training camp ahead of the next World Cup qualifiers. The four were given time off after the Major League Soccer...

Morris set to make US return Saturday in friendly vs Bosnia

Dec. 17, 2021 17:47 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Forward Jordan Morris is likely to play his first U.S. national team match in more than two years when the Americans face Bosnia and Herzegovina in an exhibition on Saturday. Defender Aaron Long probably won’t appear in the game. The Americans will try for a...

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...

Zimmerman wins 2nd straight MLS Defender of the Year honor

Dec. 01, 2021 13:43 PM EST

Nashville's Walker Zimmerman has won Major League Soccer's Defender of the Year award for the second straight season. Zimmerman, who also plays for the U.S. national team, is the third player overall and first in more than a decade to earn the MLS award in consecutive...

Steffen displaces Turner as top US keeper, starts at Jamaica

Nov. 15, 2021 20:15 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Zack Steffen is in quite an unusual position: The No. 2 goalkeeper with Manchester City is No. 1 with the United States. New England's Matt Turner started the first five U.S. qualifiers, and Steffen took over for the 2-1 win over Costa Rica last...

Defender Sands added to US roster for qualifier vs Jamaica

Nov. 14, 2021 11:29 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defender James Sands of Major League Soccer's New York City team has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at Jamaica. The U.S. will be without defender Miles Robinson and midfielder Weston McKennie because of one-game...