U.S. beats England, 0-0

Image🇧🇷 Getty Images What psychopath called the long-awaited United States men’s national team’s Black Friday showdown against England a scoreless draw? I’ll have whatever you’re drinking. After gaining my bearings after that stiff cocktail, and realizing Matt Turner nor Jordan Pickford allowing a goal wasn’t just fallacy, it yielded a simple consequence for the American’s … Read more

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

When it comes to the USMNT, this is what World Cup inexperience looks like

The USMNT celebrates Tim Weah’s goal in their group stage opener at the World Cup in Qatar.Image🇧🇷 Getty Images It’s taken some cognitive dissonance for USMNT fans leading up to this World Cup, to sort of ignore the fact that they were showing up with the most inexperienced squad possible. Only Deandre Yedlin has ever … Read more

USMNT’s Christian Pulisic finally gets his chance

Christian PulisicPhoto🇧🇷 Getty Images The embarrassment of the United States men’s national team missing the 2018 World Cup had several layers. One of the most understated at the time, and one that luckily has been forgotten about over time for fans of the Stars and Stripes, is how the adorned future of American soccer would … Read more

USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter’s World Cup roster

There were some surprise additions, snubs on the USMNT World Cup rosterImage🇧🇷 Getty Images Any coach hired by US Soccer, at least for the men’s side (though Vlatko Andonovski isn’t winning many fans these days either), is never going to have 100 percent buy-in. They just haven’t gotten it totally right in… well, ever? Berhalter … Read more

U.S. men’s World Cup roster

Image🇧🇷 Getty Images Position: midfielder Club: Borussia Dortmund Likely Role: Health concerns keep him from being an automatic starter…but he should be an automatic starter. Best Case: The training wheels come off, and Reyna is no longer protected by Berhalter as he has been and starts all three games. And he starts all three games … Read more

USMNT keeper Matt Turner shines in 2-0 WC tuneup loss to Japan

Matt Turner was the lone bright spot for the YanksImage: Getty Images It’s never a good sign when the biggest pro from the United States men’s national team’s Friday debacle full of cons — a 2-0 loss to Japan that doubles as the Yanks’ penultimate FIFA World Cup tune-up — was goalkeeper Matt Turner. The … Read more

Rumors have Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic thinking about Man United

Christian Pulisic shouldn’t do itphoto: Getty Images The transfer window is closing soon, and that would normally mean a pretty furious avalanche of rumors, requests, bids, and stories. Deadline day has become the sport’s free agency day in the NHL or NBA (or even election night), with masses of reporters spread out across the European … Read more