How the USMNT can beat England

Can this group best England? It’s possible!Image🇧🇷 Getty Images The kicking rocks and bemoaning the gods are in the past now for the USMNT. They let two points slip against Wales, while the one they gained is certainly valuable. They’re still very much in the tournament, but the draw against Wales means that the game … Read more

World Cup Diary Day 2: England, USA, the Netherlands

Gareth Bale (left)Photo🇧🇷 Getty Images After eight years you forget what it’s like in the deep end of the pool, and all the things you imagined since the USMNT qualified actually play out on the field. And the feeling that you could kiss anyone in front of you swinging wildly to be able to take … Read more

World Cup Group B Preview: England, Wales, USA, Iran

Image🇧🇷 Getty Images Don’t worry, we’ll have plenty of USMNT stuff, starting tonight with the roster announcement. It’s all we’ll do. well, all I will do. I’m collecting Hacksaw Jim Duggan gifs, let me tell you. This is a space for all the others. So, I’m England. The Big Bad of Group B. One of … Read more

Don’t worry USMNT fans, England have been even more ass

England manager Gareth Southgate tries to figure out what the hell to do with his team against Italy.Image: Getty Images As we discussed yesterday, the first half of the last batch of friends for the USMNT could really not have gone worse or been more discouraging. Against the B-team version of Japan, a squad that’s … Read more

The USMNT have a Weston McKennie problem

Weston McKenniephoto: Getty Images One of the many complications of a winter World Cup, though far down the list, is the death of the pre-tournament friendly. Normally, teams get together for a couple weeks after the domestic season and then get two or three ramp-ups before the tourney starts to establish rapport, try some new … Read more