Saturday, December 7, 2013
Travel distances and soaring temperatures could hamper sides before they even set foot on the pitch in Brazil - Goal takes a look at the contrasting fortunes of those involved
Friday, December 6, 2013
The former Germany captain knows his country is one of the strongest sides headed to Brazil, but it still has unresolved lineup issues.
Goal brings you the full list of locations and times for all 48 group games during the 2014 showpiece in Brazil
The Germany legend admits he "had a feeling" he would draw Joachim Low's side and is wary of the threat posed by Ghana and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal.
Acknowledging the challenges presented by Germany, Portugal and Ghana, Clint Dempsey and Co. looked ahead to the Americans' World Cup schedule.
Group G is an immensely difficult group, but there may be a path for the Americans to make their way to the knockout stages.
The coach will go head to head with his former mentor after Die Mannschaft were grouped with USA, as well as Ghana and Portugal, for next summer's festival of football in Brazil.
Goal's Ives Galarcep teams up with Sporting News' Mike DeCourcy and Marcus DiNitto to discuss the results of today's World Cup draw in Brazil
Goal’s experts offer their reactions to the World Cup draw in Group G where Germany, Ghana, USA, and Portugal were pooled together
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Our United States and Mexico columnists teamed up to discuss the United States and Mexico teams ahead of Friday's World Cup draw in Brazil.
Three sides with 10 title wins between them were thrown into a pool that also featured Australia, while the USA was placed in a group with Uruguay, Nigeria and Croatia.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Following a long goalless stretch, the American striker scored his first league goal for the Black Cats in a 4-3 loss to Chelsea.
The U.S. national team faces the likely scenario of a very tough group when the World Cup draw takes place on Friday. Here is a closer look at the possibilities.
Monday, December 2, 2013
The American winger, who is a member of the national team's U-23 pool, has found a home in Germany as he looks to bring his game to the top level.
Friday, November 29, 2013
Jozy Altidore is still looking for his first English Premier League goal for Sunderland, and this weekend it will be USA teammate Brad Guzan who tries keeping it away from him.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
The two forwards enjoyed banner 2013 campaigns, with the Sunderland man picking up the U.S. Soccer honors for the first time in his career.
RSL still sits one game away from a second MLS Cup title, but Sunday's series victory against Portland, and the Western Conference trophy it delivered, was still special.
Monday, November 25, 2013
U.S. national team forward Eddie Johnson has had two productive years for the Seattle Sounders, but is on the trade block and several teams could be in play for his services.
Mix Diskerud and Aron Johannsson are good friends and the future of the U.S. national team attack, and this weekend they both found the net in club action in Europe.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
The striker bagged a first-half goal as his side managed a draw despite playing most of the match with nine players.