Who Will the USMNT Start vs. Panama?

    In the United States’ final World Cup qualifier for the 2014 World Cup, for which it has already qualified, coach Jürgen Klinsmann has sent four players back to their club teams either due to injury or simply because he is going to rotate some of his other players into the starting line-up. Against […]

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USMNT Announces 20-Man October Roster

    With the United States Men’s National Team already qualified for the 2014 World Cup, Jürgen Klinsmann selected 20 players for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers, and he will presumably call up three more players in order to have a 23-man roster. It will be interesting to see which three players Klinsmann calls up […]

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October 2013 USMNT Roster Proposal

    Since the United States has already qualified for the 2014 World Cup and since Jürgen Klinsmann is frequently fond of talking about throwing players into the cold water, he might as well use the upcoming World Cup qualifiers to let the new or young talents in the player pool join the Polar Bear […]

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Klinsmann’s USMNT Options For October Qualifiers

    Despite the possibility of Michael Bradley and John Anthony Brooks still being injured, Jürgen Klinsmann still has a lot of new options for the United States Men’s National Team’s October World Cup qualifiers. A prudent decision for the future success of the USMNT is for Klinsmann to start many of the proven players […]

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Why the USMNT lost to Costa Rica

From an American perspective, the loss to Costa Rica was largely blamed on the pre-game injury to Michael Bradley, which crippled the United States Men’s National Team’s ability to maintain possession and win the battle for control of the midfield, but the absence of natural outside backs and a playmaker were equally to blame. Even […]

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Who Should the USMNT Start vs. Costa Rica?

  The Starting XI that Jürgen Klinsmann would use and the Starting XI that the USMNT should use are two different things. Just because Klinsmann was an outstanding player doesn’t mean that all of his coaching preferences and decisions are correct. Much of the improvement of the overall play of the United States is due […]

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USMNT Positional Depth Charts: Center Back

      It’s a mystery why  Jürgen Klinsmann doesn’t always put Geoff Cameron, Omar Gonzalez, and George John on the United States Men’s National Team roster as three of the four center backs. In the list below, World Soccer Source ranks George John fourth in the USMNT center back depth chart (below Gale Agbossoumonde). […]

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