Tag: Jurgen Klinsmann

A Name You Need to Remember – Gidieon Zalalem (Arsenal Midfielder)

Gidieon Zalalem is a name you should follow for the next couple of years.  The 17-year-old Arsenal midfielder/winger is on the thoughts and minds of many USMNT staff members as Arsenal continues its USA preseason tour.  The teenager is of Ethiopian descent but was born in Germany.  However, between the ages of 9 and 15,... Read more »

10 Post Match Thoughts from the 2-1 USA World Cup Loss to Belgium

Soccer mania was everywhere yesterday.  If you are from the United States, you wanted so badly for the stars and stripes to prevail over the Red Devils in an epic “instant classic” knockout round match.  Klinsy’s boys were led by what will undoubtedly be characterized as one of the best goalkeeping performances in recent memory... Read more »

The US is Back and so is your Favorite American and Spanish Soccer Blogger

 John Anthony Brooks (right) is now a household name After my writing hiatus, I thought that the US advancing through the Group Stage of the World Cup in Brazil would be a perfect time for your favorite “Americano” to return with his sharp wit and expert soccer analysis.   So you think soccer is boring? ... Read more »

Without Bradley, the U.S. National Team Struggles - Subs Must Step Up Against Mexico On Tuesday

It came as a shock.  During warmups right before the U.S.A. World Cup Qualifier against Costa Rica last Friday night, midfielder Michael Bradley limped off the field with a sprained ankle.  With news of Bradley going down, his fellow teammates were speechless and manager Jurgen Klinsmann had to frantically insert Geoff Cameron into Bradley’s position.... Read more »

Sarajevo a Very Friendly Place For Jozy – Altidore Hatty Leads USA To Comeback Win Over Bosnia-Herzegovina

If you’re a USA soccer fan, you should feel extremely excited right now. The team has completely bought into the German way – that is “listen to team manager Jurgen Klinsmann”. After a dismal first half that saw the red, white, and blue trailing 2-0 in this friendly, the yanks began firing on all cylinders... Read more »

Deuce (s) Wild – Is Clint Dempsey's return to the MLS a Good Thing?

Clint aka “Deuce” Dempsey is headed back to American Soil. The MLS’ Seattle Sounders have all but finalized a deal to bring the American striker back to Major League Soccer where the Texan got his start. The former Furman, Revolution, and Fulham star fell out of favor with Andres Villas-Boas at Tottenham in London, England... Read more »

Shea + Donovan = 2013 Gold Cup USA Victory Against Panama - 1st Klinsmann Trophy

The stage was set.  The USA was looking to win its first Gold Cup since 2007.  Panama, the underdog, hadn’t been to a Gold Cup Final since 2005 and didn’t usually dominate CONCACAF opponents like they did in this year’s tournament.  As a spectator attending the game, I saw a passionate and very Pro American... Read more »
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