Latest Weston McKennie News

Reyna, Weah uncertain for US World Cup qualifiers

Jan. 11, 2022 13:54 PM EST

Midfielder Gio Reyna and forward Tim Weah remain uncertain for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers, which start Jan. 27 with a match against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio. Reyna has not played in any matches since injuring his right hamstring during the opening...

Richards, Busio enter US lineup for Cup qualifier at Jamaica

Nov. 16, 2021 16:27 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Defender Chris Richards and midfielder Gianluca Busio entered the U.S. lineup for Tuesday night’s match at Jamaica as the Americans started their second-youngest lineup ever in a World Cup qualifier. Coach Gregg Berhalter made the minimum...

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...

As much as American players want wins, they crave respect

Nov. 13, 2021 17:23 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — As much as American soccer players want wins, they crave respect. During a climb from soccer obscurity that began four decades ago, the U.S. has achieved milestone after milestone but carries its poor pedigree like a millstone as it tries to force its...

Miles Robinson, Zimmerman paired in defense for US vs Mexico

Nov. 12, 2021 20:22 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman were paired in central defense in front of goalkeeper Zack Steffen for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Friday night. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed just two starters from last month’s...

After choosing US over Mexico, Ricardo Pepi faces El Tri

Nov. 09, 2021 17:04 PM EST

Ricardo Pepi sat down with his family to discuss his big decision: whether to play for the United States or for Mexico. “I was just bringing everything to the table to them," he recalled. “I was talking about what it would be like walking out, playing in a game versus...

Pulisic returns, Dest out, Scally called up for US-Mexico

Nov. 04, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Pulisic is back but not fully fit, Sergiño Dest is out and Joe Scally was called up for a possible debut. Gio Reyna remains sidelined, while John Brooks and Tim Ream were bypassed. As World Cup qualifying nears the halfway...