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Man With A Mission: Jermaine Jones Aims for More in Accomplished Career

To Jermaine Jones, family is everything. For proof, one needs only look to one of his newly completed tattoos. “I got my whole back done recently,” Jones told ussoccer.com. “It’s my whole family, and me like an angel over them to represent that I’m trying to be the angel of the family and trying to protect them any way that I can. That’s the symbol there.&rdquo

Match Preview: USA Ready to Face Northern Neighbor Canada

The U.S. Men's National Team closes out the annual January camp Friday, Feb. 5 when it faces Canada at StubHub Center, Carson, Calif. The match kicks off at 7:15 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on FS1, UniMas and UDN. Fans can also follow the game live on Facebook, Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_esp, and Snapchat at ussoccer_mnt. The MNT is coming off a 3-2 win against Iceland last Sunday a

Horan's Home

She left for Europe as a teenager and a trailblazer, but now U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder (yes, midfielder) Lindsey Horan, still just 21 years old but with three seasons of high level professional soccer on her resume, is back home and ready to make a run at the 2016 Olympics. In 2012, Lindsey Horan made history when she became the first American female player to bypass college and

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Reveals Format and Schedule for 2016 Competition

CHICAGO (Feb. 5, 2016) – Entering its 103rd year of competition, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is set to kick off the 2016 tournament on May 11 and will feature a tiered-bracket and single-game knockout format, with a record number of teams participating. As in 2015, teams will be paired geographically from the First Round through the Fourth Round. After the Fourth Round, a geographically-

Stuart Holden – a.k.a. Roomie, a.k.a. Stupido, a.k.a. Stuiee

Stuart is the kind of guy everybody wants on their team. His energy is infectious. His razor-sharp banter keeps the mood light, but his work ethic and talent makes your team better. When I first started playing in the UK, I hadn't played yet for the National Team and didn't know much about him other than he was an American playing for Bolton. I remember reading the paper one Sunday morning and th

In His Own Words: Stuart Holden Bids the Field Farewell

Life is great… isn’t it? Sometimes, life works in just the right way.  As I sat down to write my retirement letter, the final chapter of my 11-year career, my wife went into labor with our first child. (Heading to hospital, hold on for a second). OK, I’m back. Labor can take a while, but it’s the perfect affirmation that I have made the right decision to hang up my bo

January 2016 Becomes Big Month for 2012-13 Development Academy Award Winners

A first appearance for German giants Borussia Dortmund, a transfer to Chelsea FC, a record MLS Homegrown contract and a U.S. Men’s National Team debut. All are things that have happened for four different U.S. Soccer Development Academy alumni in the past few weeks. They are players who began to be recognized as top youth performers with their clubs during the 2012-13 U.S. Soccer Developmen

Gallery: Stuart Holden Through the Years

As Stuart Holden hangs up his boots for the final time, ready to step into fatherhood, let's take a look back at some incredible photos from his time with the U.S. Men's National Team.

Lee Nguyen 'One of the Winners' of the January Camp

Lee Nguyen was ‘one of the winners’ of the January camp, U.S. MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann said after Sunday’s 3-2 win over Iceland. “He was really prepared for this camp,” Klinsmann said of Nguyen. “From day one he set the tone. He said, ‘OK I was here last year, and I didn’t make the impression that I wanted to make, so I better make it right n
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