The United States Must Build All Lineups around Christian Pulisic

The United States Must Build All Lineups around Christian Pulisic Christian Pulisic should be the first name on the United States’ team sheet, and he should be on the team sheet in the Number 10 role. When Bruce Arena first deployed Pulisic as a Number 10 beneath Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore, what Arena did … Read more

Christian Pulisic Represents a New Level for American Soccer Players

Christian Pulisic Represents a New Level for American Soccer Players Christian Pulisic is the first American soccer player to be starting at an attacking position for a top European club team. That already makes him different than other top American soccer players in the past. The 18-year-old attacking midfielder from Pennsylvania Pulisic is not only … Read more

Bruce Arena’s Forward Options for the U.S. National Team

Bruce Arena’s Forward Options for the United States Men’s National Team Bruce Arena has five good forwards for arguably only four forward roster spots. Some of these forwards are clearly better than the others. For starters, Clint Dempsey is the best forward in the pool, and the best American soccer player ever. Next, Bobby Wood … Read more

Clint Dempsey Is Still Underrated and Disrespected by Americans

Clint Dempsey Is Still Underrated and Disrespected By Americans At a certain point, underrating someone crosses the line into disrespecting someone, and that applies to Clint Dempsey. Many media members and fans will insist that Dempsey isn’t the best American soccer player ever, and this is very hard to understand. Dempsey has been displaying individual … Read more

Who Should the United States Start against Honduras?

Who Should the United States Start against Honduras? The United States Men’s National Team faces Honduras in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tomorrow, and coach Bruce Arena has several crucial lineup decisions to make. There’s a possibility that he’ll trot out a mediocre and lackluster lineup that won’t possess enough skill to impose its will on … Read more

Five Players the United States Should Include on its March World Cup Qualifying Roster

Five Players the United States Should Include on its March World Cup Qualifying Roster Going into the March World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama, the United States must place a premium on selecting enough skill players to not get outplayed and embarrassed. Here are five players that Bruce Arena would be wise to call … Read more

Clint Dempsey and Bobby Wood Can Form the United States’ Best Forward Partnership

Clint Dempsey and Bobby Wood Can Form the United States’ Best Forward Partnership Clint Dempsey and Bobby Wood can form the United States’ most creative and deadly strike duo, which means a spot on the bench for Jozy Altidore. Bruce Arena will likely start Altidore against Honduras no matter what, but Wood is the more … Read more

Where Does Clint Dempsey Rank All-Time Among United States Soccer Players?

Where Does Clint Dempsey Rank All-Time Among United States Soccer Players? Landon Donovan is widely regarded as the best American soccer player of all time whether at the club level or on the international level, but is he really better than Clint Dempsey? No disrespect to Donovan, but the touch, skill, directness, and toughness that … Read more