Category Archives: Under-17 World Cup

U.S. U-17s win group at CONCACAF championships, will face El Salvador

Photo by Brad Smith/ISIphotos.com Andrew Oliver scored his second goal of the CONCACAF Under-17 championships, and Houston Dynamo Academy keeper Fernando Pina kept the clean sheet as the United States defeated Panama, 1-0, on Friday to win Group B and … Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Timbers trade for Zizzo, U.S. U-17s advance to quarters and more

Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR The Portland Timbers' list of offensive acquisitions got a little bit longer on Wednesday, with the team acquiring former United States youth national team midfielder Sal Zizzo from Chivas USA in exchange for … Continue reading »

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Under-17 World Cup: USA vs. Italy (Matchday Commentary)

The U.S. Under-17 men's national team will look to extend its winning streak to three games today when it takes on Italy in the second round of the Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria (10pm, ESPN360.com). The Americans defeated Malawi and … Continue reading »

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USA set to face Italy in Under-17 World Cup Round of 16

  Photo by ISIphotos.com by FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. Under-17 men's national team finally put together a strong performance in its final group match, and its reward for beating the United Arab Emirates is a Round of 16 date with Italy. … Continue reading »

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Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

Photo by ISIphotos.com There are two key MLS playoff series kicking off today, and European soccer action looms, but the U.S. Under-17 national team's final World Cup group match should garner plenty of attention on this Soccer Sunday. The U.S. … Continue reading »

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TGIF: On the U.S. Under-17 team’s unmet expectations

  Photo by ISIphotos.com The U.S. Under-17 national team won a World Cup game on Thursday, but for many American observers, the 1-0 victory against Malawi didn't quite feel like a triumph. The disappointing performance led to some criticism (from … Continue reading »

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