I always used to view loans as only one-year deals. You sent a player out on loan for a year and if he didn’t do well enough for the other team to buy, you kept him and probably tried to sell him. … [Read more...] about How high is Matt Miazga’s ceiling for the USMNT?
A new age begins with a new hope for the US. The World Cup is officially over and France have been crowned the best international team in the world of soccer. Now the world can reset and begin anew … [Read more...] about A new age begins post World Cup for the USMNT
Earnie Stewart doesn’t officially start his position as the General Manager (aka Coach Hirer) for US Soccer until August 1st. Interim head coach Dave Sarachan for the USMNT has had his contract with … [Read more...] about What kinds of coaches is Earnie Stewart looking at?
Everyone knows the rumor market in soccer is filled with a lot of transfer talk that never comes to fruition. Yet somehow we still get sucked up into the excitement of another one of these rumors … [Read more...] about Should Pulisic move from Dortmund?
It all started with a tweet. Landon Donovan, the greatest American soccer player in history as it stands now, tweeted out his support for the Mexican national team at this year’s World Cup and it … [Read more...] about No the US shouldn’t root for Mexico and that’s ok
Before the USMNT’s last international match against France, I remember thinking about my expectations before the game. My only hope was that the team at least conjures enough offensive juice to score … [Read more...] about The USMNT’s 1-1 draw against France means way more than you think it does
It’s now almost exactly six months after the USMNT’s fateful 2-1 loss against Trinidad and Tobago and the structural transformation for US Soccer at large is still ongoing. After former president … [Read more...] about A Union perspective on US Soccer’s hiring of Earnie Stewart
Sports fans generally have a bad time reacting to their favorite teams losing. Even despite the “friendly” atmosphere of the USMNT’s fixture vs Ireland, fan reactions were generally negative to their … [Read more...] about Combining results: A better perspective on the USMNT
The youthful roster Dave Sarachan has called in is ready to go for Monday’s game against Bolivia. Both teams are very young and experimental, but who’s going to get the call to … [Read more...] about Who will start for US Soccer vs Bolivia?
Head coach Dave Sarachan finally released his roster for the USMNT’s upcoming friendly against Bolivia. He selected only 22 players for this roster, not the original 23 I anticipated. I got 12 of 22 … [Read more...] about US Soccer Roster: Surprises, Concerns, and Delights