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U.S. Soccer Donates to You Can Play After LGBT Pride Month Initiatives

CHICAGO (Aug. 23, 2017) – U.S. Soccer will donate more than $65,000 to the You Can Play Project after a series of initiatives celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month in June. The U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams wore pride-inspired jerseys with rainbow numbers during their June friendlies and the game-issued kits were autographed and auctioned online. All proceeds from the auction - w Read more
MNT WNT Aug 23, 2017

U-17 MNT Begins International Youth Tournament of Vaclav Jezek with 4-1 Win Vs. Hungary

PRAGUE  – (Aug. 22, 2017) - The U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team kicked off its title defense at the 24th International Youth Tournament of Vaclav Jezek with an emphatic 4-1 win against Hungary. Paris Saint-Germain’s Tim Weah, 2016-17 Development Academy U-17/18 Champion Andrew Carleton and U-20 World Cup phenom Josh Sargent all notched goals. Weah opened the scoring in t Read more
U-17 MNT Aug 22, 2017

WNT Rewind: Dramatics in New Jersey; Morgan, Horan, Leroux and Ertz Score

NWSL North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit (2-0: Hatch, own goal) Saturday marked the fourth consecutive win for the North Carolina Courage and its 13th of the season. The Courage have only conceded one goal in their last four games. The win allows the NWSL-leading side to stay comfortably atop the standings with 39 points, five ahead of second place Portland Thorns. HIGHLIGHTS: @TheNCC Read more
WNT Aug 22, 2017

Jill Ellis: On Nutrition and a Healthy Lifestyle

U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis explains how U.S. Soccer's Nutrition Guide and Recognize to Recover, presented by Thorne Research, help her and the team lead a healthy lifestyle. Read more
WNT Aug 22, 2017

A Day in the Life with U-17 MNT Midfielder Indiana Vassilev

Indiana Vassilev take you through a day of training at U-17 MNT camp in Portland prior to the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Read more
U-17 MNT Aug 22, 2017

Catching Up With (Soon-To-Be Dr.) Rachel Van Hollebeke

Between the youth and senior National Teams, Rachel Van Hollebeke spent 14 years in a U.S. shirt. After retirement from club and country in 2015, she traded in her uniform for a lab coat and is now at UC San Diego fulfilling her long-term goal of attending medical school. Read more
WNT Aug 22, 2017

U.S. Soccer FIFA Referee Jair Marrufo Selected to Serve at FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

U.S. Soccer FIFA Referee Jair Marrufo has been selected as a match official for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. FIFA announced 21 groups of match officials from all six confederations for the competition, which begins October 6 in New Delhi. Fellow U.S. Soccer FIFA Assistant Referees Frank Anderson and Corey Rockwell will serve on Marrufo’s crew. Marrufo’s selection comes after a busy Read more
Aug 22, 2017

All For One: Bill Hamid, Sean Johnson Make U.S. MNT Returns During 2017 Gold Cup

Throughout the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying cycle, ussoccer.com will be documenting the developing competition between the U.S. Men’s National Team’s goalkeeper pool. Before diving into this one, read the first and second installments of the series. Bill Hamid and Sean Johnson were supposed to be the next wave in the long lineage of successful U.S. Men’s National Team goalke Read more
MNT Aug 22, 2017

MNT Rewind: Christian Pulisic Opens Bundesliga Campaign with Goal, Assist

Midfielder Christian Pulisic led the way for U.S. MNT players in the final club weekend before head coach Bruce Arena names his roster for September’s crucial World Cup Qualifiers against Costa Rica and at Honduras. Visiting Wolfsburg on Saturday, the 18-year-old midfielder scored the first goal of the new Bundesliga season for Borussia Dortmund when he cleverly slotted an effort through t Read more
MNT Aug 22, 2017

La U.S. WNT Jugará Contra Canadá en San José, Calif., el 12 de noviembre

CHICAGO (21 de agosto, 2017) – La Selección Femenina de EE.UU. se enfrentará a Canadá el 12 de noviembre en Avaya Stadium en San José, Calif., en el segundo de una serie de dos partidos amistosos que concluyen el calendario de juegos del 2017 para EE.UU. El partido empezará a las 6 p.m. PT y será transmitido en FS1. El primer partido, el cual fue anu Read more
Espanol Aug 21, 2017

U.S. WNT vs. Canada: Familiar Foes Highlight North American Strength

Though it’s true that the U.S. Women’s National Team has built powerful rivalries and has a long-standing history with countries such as Japan, China PR, Sweden, Germany, Brazil, France and Norway, few produce the intensity seen in a USA-Canada match. While every international match is important, USA vs. Canada brings with it a few factors that make this one of the most interesting mat Read more
WNT Aug 21, 2017

WNT to End 2017 Schedule vs. Canada in San Jose, Calif., on Nov. 12

CHICAGO (Aug. 21, 2017) – The U.S. Women's National Team will face Canada on Nov. 12 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif., in the second of a two-game, home-and-away series of friendlies to end the USA’s 2017 schedule. The game will start at 6 p.m. PT and will be broadcast on FS1. The first match, which was announced on June 29, will be played at BC Place in Vancouver on Nov. 9 (7 p.m. Read more
WNT Aug 21, 2017

WNT on TV: North Carolina Takes on Washington on Lifetime’s Game of the Week

The first-place North Carolina Courage welcomes bottom of the table Washington Spirit on Saturday afternoon while Sky Blue FC will try to bounce back against Seattle after failing to gain ground over the last two weeks. Here are the matches taking place this weekend: NWSL Saturday, Aug. 19 North Carolina Courage vs. Washington Spirit – 3:30 p.m. ET (TV: Lifetime Game of the Week) Sitting Read more
WNT Aug 18, 2017

MNT on TV: Bundesliga Kickoff, M.L.S. Clashes Highlight the Weekend

With U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bruce Arena set to announce his September World Cup Qualifying roster in a little more than a week's time, for many players this weekend’s matches present one final chance to state their case for inclusion for the massive games against Costa Rica and Honduras. Here's a sample of things to watch for: The German Bundesliga season kicks off Read more
MNT Aug 18, 2017

MNT in Germany Season Preview

Kicking off this weekend, the German Bundesliga campaign promises another inviting opportunity for a number of U.S. players looking to further cement places with their clubs and in the MNT setup ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Here’s an outlook for six U.S. internationals as they begin their Bundesliga seasons: Christian Pulisic Set to turn 19 next month, Christian Pulisic comes off a Read more
MNT Aug 18, 2017