Monthly Archives: June 2009

One American’s Confederations Cup experience in Brazil

                                                           Photo by ISIphotos.com   While most U.S. national team fans were watching Sunday's Confederations Cup final between the United States and Brazil at sports bars or in their own homes, there were a few American soccer fans who had the chance … Continue reading »

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Brazil 3, USA 2: A Look Back

                                                                              Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. national team had Brazil on the mat, but the five-time world championship reminded us why its trophy case is full. The United States' 3-2 loss to Brazil wasn't about subs not made, or … Continue reading »

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A look ahead to the rest of the USMNT’s summer

                                                                 Photo by ISIphotos.com With the Confederations Cup in the rearview mirror now, we can start to look ahead to the rest of the summer for the U.S. men's national team. The CONCACAF Gold Cup kicks off in a … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup: Brazil fights back from two goals down to stop USA

                                                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. national team played as good a first half as anybody could have imagined against Brazil on Sunday. Disciplined defending, and perfect passing sequences leading to a pair of beautiful goals, had the Americans up … Continue reading »

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Confederations Cup Final: USA vs. Brazil (Matchday Commentary)

  The U.S. men's national team takes on Brazil in the Confederations Cup final today (2pm, ESPN), the first international tournament final in the history of the U.S. team. The Americans will be looking to exact some revenge on the … Continue reading »

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MLS Matchday 15: Your Running Commentary

  It is a light night in Major League Soccer, with just two matches on the slate. The New York Red Bulls travel to Columbus, where they hope to end their nightmare winless run, while Toronto FC tries to keep … Continue reading »

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