US to play old foe Trinidad in CONCACAF Gold Cup
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the United States resumes competitive matches in June after a 20-month absence, it will quickly come up against Trinidad and Tobago, the nation that prevented the Americans...
HOUSTON (AP) — Shortly after becoming the youngest American with 10 international goals, Christian Pulisic limped off with another leg injury.
Berhalter makes 7 changes for US against Chile
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed seven starters for Tuesday night's exhibition against Chile, keeping only midfielders Christian Pulisic, forwards Paul Arriola and Gyasi Zardes...
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Adams left U.S. soccer training camp Friday to return to RB Leipzig of the Bundesliga and will miss Tuesday's exhibition against Chile at Houston.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter's vision for the U.S. national team started to unfold as the Americans passed the ball from side to side, played diagonal balls long and short. Possession is...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie and Tyler Adams, a trio of 20-year-olds who have become regulars in the German Bundesliga, started together for the first time in the United...
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a CEO getting ready for a deal.
The new American coach uses video presentations when he meets with...
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team, a red-white-and-blue power that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players...
At low point after own goal, Gonzalez called Berhalter
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — After the worst moment of his soccer life, after his own goal at Trinidad and Tobago helped cost the United States a World Cup, Omar Gonzalez called Gregg...
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Major League Soccer coach Jason Kreis has been hired to run the U.S. under-23 team and tasked with the challenge of reaching next year's Olympic tournament after the...
DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced an intriguing position change after his first training session with the full American player pool Monday, moving Tyler Adams to...
Jesse Gonzalez replaces Zack Steffen on US roster
CHICAGO (AP) — Columbus goalkeeper Zack Steffen has been dropped from the U.S. roster for exhibitions against Ecuador and Chile, replaced by Dallas' Jesse Gonzalez.
NEW YORK (AP) — Omar Gonzalez and Tim Ream, a pair of 30-plus defenders, are on U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter's first roster with his full player pool. Teen forwards Tim Weah and Josh Sargent are...
Berhalter monitoring 16-year-old Efrain Alvarez
HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter is monitoring Efrain Alvarez, the 16-year-old midfielder who had an assist in his LA Galaxy debut last weekend and is eligible to play for both the...
US to play Ukraine, Nigeria, Qatar at U20 World Cup soccer
The United States was drawn to play Ukraine, Nigeria and Qatar in the Under-20 World Cup in Poland.
The U.S. opens Group D play against Ukraine on May 24, then faces Nigeria three days later...
Lletget leads US to 2nd straight win under Berhalter
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sebastian Lletget headed the ball down and the emotions overtook him as soon as the ball went into the net.
In the same stadium where he scored his first international goal before a devastating foot injury he feared might have ended his career, Lletget delivered a much happier highlight in front of family and friends who made the short drive down from his native San Francisco.
Berhalter makes 2 changes for US in match vs. Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has made two changes to his lineup in his second game leading the national team.
Midfielders Wil Trapp and Paul Arriola will replace former captain Michael Bradley and Jeremy Ebobisse in the starting lineup for Saturday's exhibition against Costa Rica. The other nine starters are the same as they were for the 3-0 win over Panama in Berhalter's debut last Sunday.
US to play Ecuador in exhibition on March 26 at Orlando
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. soccer team will play Ecuador in an exhibition on March 21 at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Florida, the first time new U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has his full player pool available.
The game announced Saturday will be followed by the previously announced March 26 friendly against Chile at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
Lima looks to build off strong debut with US national team
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nick Lima made the most of his opportunity when he was given the chance to make his U.S. national team debut in a new system under new coach Gregg Berhalter.
He fared well in a role that asks him to play a combination of right back and as a defensive midfielder and looks to build on that Saturday when the Americans complete their start-of-year camp with a game against Costa Rica at Avaya Stadium.
US beats Panama 3-0 in Berhalter’s debut as coach
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter ushered in a new era for the U.S. men's national team with an attacking style and a new captain.
A lopsided win was a great way to get started, even in a match involving mostly second- and third-stringers.
Berhalter picks Long as captain over Bradley, gives 5 debuts
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter picked Aaron Long as captain instead of Michael Bradley in his first game as U.S. coach and gave debuts to five players, the most first-time starters for the Americans in more than a quarter-century.
US to play Chile in exhibition on March 26 at Houston
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. soccer team will play Chile in an exhibition on March 26 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
The game announced Thursday is likely to follow a home friendly on March 22. The two matches would be the first time new U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has his full player pool available.
Berhalter's first two games will involve only players from Major League Soccer. The Americans play Panama on Sunday at Glendale, Arizona, and Costa Rica on Feb. 2 at San Jose, California.
Acosta, Glad, Bono, Miller cut from US roster
CHICAGO (AP) — Colorado midfielder Kellyn Acosta has been cut from the U.S. soccer roster for upcoming exhibitions against Panama and Costa Rica.
New coach Gregg Berhalter also dropped Salt Lake defender Justen Glad on Tuesday along with goalkeepers Alex Bono of Toronto and Tyler Miller of Los Angeles FC.
Garza leaves US training camp due to strained quadriceps
CHICAGO (AP) — Cincinnati defender Greg Garza has left the U.S. national team training camp because of a strained quadriceps.
The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday that Garza will not be replaced. The roster dropped to 27 players.
The U.S. is training in Chula Vista, California, for a pair of exhibitions under new coach Gregg Berhalter. The Americans face Panama on Jan. 27 at Glendale, Arizona, and Costa Rica on Feb. 2 at San Jose, California.
Wolff follows Berhalter from Columbus to US national team
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. forward Josh Wolff has been hired as assistant coach under new American national team head coach Gregg Berhalter, moving with his former boss at Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew.
Wolff, who turns 42 next month, was a teammate of Berhalter on the U.S. World Cup teams in 2002 and 2006, and with Germany's 1860 Munich.
New US coach Berhalter sets foundation in 1st training camp
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) — New coach Gregg Berhalter is taking the U.S. national team back to all sorts of basics during his first training camp.
Along with elementary strategic sessions and conditioning work, Berhalter's plan extends to rather basic accommodations: The 28 Major League Soccer-based players who participated in Berhalter's first practice Monday are living in dormitory-style group apartments at a training center south of San Diego for more than two weeks.
Bradley on Berhalter’s 1st roster, Guzan, Altidore left off
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. captain Michael Bradley has an immediate chance to show new coach Gregg Berhalter he deserves to be considered for the next World Cup cycle.
The 31-year-old midfielder was the oldest player and among just four veterans selected for a 27-man roster that will attend Berhalter's first training camp starting Jan. 6
Goalie Zack Steffen voted USSF male player of 2018
CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation's Male Player of the Year for 2018, the first year since 1987 the Americans did not play a competitive match.
Steffen received 44 percent of the votes, followed by midfielders Tyler Adams (38 percent) and Weston McKennie (16 percent), the USSF said Tuesday.
Berhalter says US Soccer needs direction and development
NEW YORK (AP) — Gregg Berhalter promises to transform the U.S. national team into a pressing, attack-minded group the Americans rarely have been.
"We want to see ball circulation, breaking lines, creating goal-scoring opportunities," he said at his introduction Tuesday. "That should be the DNA of this team."
Berhalter hired as US soccer coach after World Cup failure
Gregg Berhalter was hired Sunday to coach the U.S. men's national team, making him the first person to run the Americans after playing for them at the World Cup.
Berhalter, who spent the past five seasons as coach of Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew, represents a generational change for an American team staggered by its failure to reach this year's World Cup after seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase.
Red Bulls beat Crew to advance, frees Berhalter for US
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — About 90 seconds remained in stoppage time when Columbus Crew coach Gregg Berhalter walked down the sideline to exchange a handshake and hug with New York counterpart Chris Armas. The Red Bulls are moving on, and it appears Berhalter is, too.
US soccer eyes culture change, with new coach by year’s end
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Earnie Stewart intends to change the culture of the American national team by having the next coach and his staff work out of the U.S. Soccer Federation's headquarters in Chicago.
In his first public comments since starting the new job of men's national team general manager on Aug. 1, Stewart said the coach will be announced by the end of the year, possibly ahead of November exhibitions against England and Italy.