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Zendejas, Gressel among 13 who could make US soccer debuts

Jan. 18, 2023 12:26 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Alejandro Zendejas, a 24-year-old forward who played twice for Mexico, is among 13 players who could make their U.S. national team debuts under interim coach Anthony Hudson in exhibitions against Serbia on Jan. 25 and Colombia three days later. Julian Gressel, a...

Yedlin, Zimmerman praise embattled US coach Berhalter

Jan. 10, 2023 21:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — National team defenders DeAndre Yedlin and Walker Zimmerman praised U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter for bringing the Americans together at the World Cup in Qatar, even as he's currently under investigation by U.S. Soccer for a 1991 incident during which he kicked his future...

US Soccer briefly scrubs emblem from Iran flag at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 03:55 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation briefly displayed Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supported protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' World Cup match Tuesday. Iran's government reacted by accusing...

Lalas: US overlooked importance to Iran of '98 Cup match

Nov. 27, 2022 14:44 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Looking back to the United States’ infamous 1998 World Cup loss to Iran, Alexi Lalas thought the Americans failed to appreciate the emotional significance of their opponents. “Understanding the importance of this game, not just from a soccer perspective but...

US battles injuries, idleness ahead of World Cup opener

Nov. 19, 2022 13:46 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A World Cup jammed into the middle of the European season isn’t ideal, especially for the United States. Injuries and idleness run throughout the roster ahead of Monday's match against Wales. Weston McKennie, Sergiño Dest and Luca de la Torre...

US World Cup team starts arriving in Qatar ahead of training

Nov. 10, 2022 20:03 PM EST

The first part of the U.S. World Cup team arrived in Qatar early Friday. Nine of the 26 players and staff were met by a piano playing “The Star-Spangled Banner" and people waving American flags when they walked into a Doha hotel following a flight from New York. ...

Pepi, Steffen left off US World Cup roster, Ream, Wright on

Nov. 10, 2022 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team is truly of the video generation. Players who received a FaceTime from coach Gregg Berhalter were headed to Qatar and those given audio calls missed the cut. “I think the best part of it the last couple of days was really seeing genuine...