Monthly Archives: May 2012

Marquez injured, could miss Mexico’s June World Cup qualifiers

By DAVE MARTINEZ Thing are not getting any easier for Rafa Marquez.  After missing more than half of the New York Red Bulls' matches this season battling injury and disciplinary problems, the Mexican veteran will now likely be out for … Continue reading »

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Cal FC shocks Timbers, completes U.S. Open Cup fourth-round field

The U.S. Open Cup dream is still very much alive for Cal FC.  Former Real Salt Lake forward Artur Aghasyan's goal in the fifth minute of extra time gave the United States Adult Soccer Association side a stunning 1-0 victory … Continue reading »

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Sounders launch Cup defense with rout

By JASON MITCHELL Leave it to the Seattle Sounders, winners of three straight U.S. Open Cups, to at least momentarily restore a semblance of order to what has been an unpredictable tournament. A night after lower-tier teams massacred MLS sides, … Continue reading »

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Klinsmann wants USMNT players nastier, less naive

  By FRANCO PANIZO LANDOVER, Md. — U.S. men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann sat at the table in the press conference room at FedEx Field on Saturday night without his usual cheerful smirk. Instead, he sported a stern … Continue reading »

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USA 1, Brazil 4: Match Highlights

Posted in Match Highlights, U.S. Men's National Team | 19 Comments

Missed chances, shaky defending doom USMNT in 4-1 loss to Brazil

photo by Jose L. Argueta/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO LANDOVER, Md. — The U.S. men's national team looked to its match against Brazil as a way to gauge just how far it has come in its first year under head coach … Continue reading »

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