The MLS commissioner went on the defensive in response to USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann's recent criticisms of the league, and in doing so missed their point.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Abby Wambach's header proved the difference for the USA in a World Cup qualifying win over Trinidad & Tobago.
The U.S. advanced past its group in Brazil, but a closer look shows that the World Cup wasn't enough of a success to vindicate Jurgen Klinsmann.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The MLS commissioner vociferously defended his league in a conference call that demonstrated his anger with the U.S. head coach.
The Dynamo boss has resigned after nine years as head coach, and will return back to the city where he got his start as a coach.
FC Bayern Munich announces a sweepstakes that will give one lucky U.S. fan and a guest a three-day trip to visit the club in Germany.
The American has been struggling, and sporting director Lee Congerton hopes to free up funds for Gus Poyet to continue to rebuild his squad.
American soccer fans are used to using British terms in describing the sport, but the Columbus Crew understand the importance of branding for the average fan.
Jurgen Klinsmann deployed Jermaine Jones at a new position, and the World Cup star's debut in central defense went very well.
The striker was again on the mark for the United States, but it will do little to change his situation at Sunderland.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The USA conceded a late equalizer for the second time in a week as it settled for the draw in Boca Raton, Florida.
The Sunderland striker found the net early, but the Americans could hold on to the lead after falling apart in the second half against the Central American side.
The American forward is ready to carry the United States women's team hopes heading into next summer's World Cup in Canada.
The veteran U.S. midfielder enters a new national team cycle as a player Jurgen Klinsmann sees as an important mentor for the next wave of young talent.
Andy Gruenebaum, Kevin Ellis and Graham Zusi made the squad after helping Sporting KC clinch a playoff berth.
CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb had some strong words at the Leaders in Football summit but must lead by example.
Monday, October 13, 2014
The German-born coach has made no secret of his disappointment with seeing top American players returning to MLS from Europe.
Jurgen Klinsmann confirmed the young midfielder's injury in Boca Raton, where his team is getting set to face Honduras on Tuesday night.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added a slew of World Cup veterans to the team that will face Honduras in Boca Raton, Florida.
It was a tough opening season for many new MLS head coaches, though some were able to buck the trend with positive campaigns.