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First Cap, First Goal: Christen Press

Exactly three years ago, on Feb. 9, 2013, the U.S. Women’s National Team kicked off the new year with a 4-1 victory against Scotland in Jacksonville, Florida. Christen Press, then 24-years-old, was responsible for two goals that day, scoring in the 13th minute and adding another in the 32nd to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead at halftime. The early goal was Press’ first for the USA, coming in

Q&A Pt. 1: Klinsmann Reflects on Successful January Camp and Sets the Table for 2016

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the opening half of a

MNT By the Numbers: January Camp

The U.S. MNT recently finished its annual January Camp with back-to-back last-minute wins over Iceland and Canada. Look back at the most notable numbers from camp: 2,394 – Number of days since Luis Robles’ last start with the MNT prior to Jan. 31 against Iceland 90 – Steve Birnbaum scored the game-winning goal in the 90th minute against Iceland 89 – Jozy Altidore scored th

Academy Players Sign Off on College Commitments for Fall 2016

CHICAGO (Feb. 9, 2016) – National Signing Day took place on Wednesday, Feb. 3, with multiple U.S. Soccer Development Academy players announcing their college commitments starting this fall. Of the 48 clubs that submitted college commitments, Players Development Academy led the group with 17 players heading to the collegiate level. The 48-club group includes 414 Academy players. To submit Aca

Gallery: All Bundled Up

A chilly and very windy Monday afternoon practice kick started a brand new week for the U.S. WNT in Frisco, Texas. The team resumed prep for Olympic qualifying following a well-deserved Sunday off, and braved the 26mph winds in order to get ready to face Costa Rica on Feb. 10 (7:30 p.m. CT; NBC Live Extra) at Toyota Stadium.