DOHA, Qatar (AP) — United States midfielder Tyler Adams is more frightened of spiders than he is of England.
Before both teams meet at the World Cup on Friday, Adams revealed what scares him most — and it’s not the prospect of coming up against one of the tournament favorites.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Tyler Adams acted like a leader since he joined the United States soccer team five years ago. Now he has the title.
Adams was appointed captain at the unusual age of 23, the youngest at this year's tournament and the youngest for the Americans at the soccer showcase since Walter Bahr in 1950.
Christian Pulisic, Ricardo Pepi, DeAndre Yedlin and Kellyn Acosta entered the starting lineup as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes for Tuesday night's exhibition against Saudi Arabia at Murcia, Spain, the last match for the Americans before the World Cup.
Gregg Berhalter's U.S. roster as the World Cup approaches is as notable for its absences as for those set to play in Friday's warmup against Japan at Düsseldorf, Germany.
Tim Weah, Yunus Musah, Chris Richards, Antonee Robinson and Zack Steffen are out with injuries for the Japan game and Tuesday's final warmup against Saudi Arabia at Murcia, Spain.
CHICAGO (AP) — Yunus Musah will miss the United States' last two World Cup warmup matches because of a left groin injury, depriving the Americans of a chance for their preferred midfield trio to play together ahead of the tournament in November.
Leeds manager Jesse Marsch acknowledges last season’s relegation battle was “intensely stressful.”
A preseason trip Down Under for the American and his squad — now featuring two compatriots in midfielders Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams — has been more laid-back.
American forward Haji Wright is staying with Turkey's Antalyaspor, agreeing Tuesday to a three-year contract.
The 24-year-old from Los Angeles spent last season at Antalyaspor on loan from the Danish club SønderjyskE.
LEEDS, England (AP) — American midfielder Tyler Adams joined English Premier League team Leeds on Wednesday in a move which reunites him with coach Jesse Marsch.
Adams signed a five-year contract, with a reported fee of 20 million pounds ($23.8 million).
Ethan Horvath was in goal for the first international appearance in a year and Haji Wright got his first start when the No. 15 United States played at 74th-ranked El Salvador on Tuesday night in the third-to-last World Cup prep match for the Americans.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter did not have forward Christian Pulisic and midfielder Tyler Adams dress Friday night for a World Cup warmup against 170th-ranked Grenada in the CONCACAF Nations League, giving a pair of regulars the day off against a relatively weak opponent.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Goalkeeper Matt Turner, right back Reggie Cannon, defender Aaron Long, midfielder Brenden Aaronson and forward Jesús Ferreira entered the starting lineup as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made five changes Wednesday night for an exhibition against Morocco.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Ricardo Pepi, Kellyn Acosta, Tim Weah and DeAndre Yedlin returned to the starting lineup as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes for Wednesday night’s final World Cup qualifier at Costa Rica.
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — American soccer's harrowing memory of the loss in Trinidad 4 1/2 years ago remains omnipresent, if no longer raw.
Denied a berth in the 2018 World Cup by a 2-1 defeat to an already-eliminated opponent, U.S.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Forward Jesús Ferreira, winger Paul Arriola, midfielder Luca de la Torre and right back Shaq Moore entered the United States' starting lineup for Sunday night's World Cup qualifier against Panama as coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Zack Steffen was in goal as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter used an “A” team lineup and changed five starters Thursday night for a World Cup qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Midfielder Tyler Adams will miss his first World Cup qualifier, sitting out the United States' match against Honduras on Wednesday night because of a strained right hamstring.
HAMILTON, Ontario (AP) — Forward Gyasi Zardes, defender Miles Robinson and midfielder Brenden Aaronson were inserted into the starting lineup for the United States’ World Cup qualifier at Canada on Sunday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Defender Chris Richards and midfielder Gianluca Busio entered the U.S. lineup for Tuesday night’s match at Jamaica as the Americans started their second-youngest lineup ever in a World Cup qualifier.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman were paired in central defense in front of goalkeeper Zack Steffen for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic was among just 10 of 25 players on hand for the United States' first day of training ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Mexico, and Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel urged caution with the attacker as he regains fitness.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Getting through the first six games of World Cup qualifying has taken a village for the United States.
Rotation isn't just a focus of baseball teams this fall. It's a key for U.S.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter shook up his lineup, inserting goalkeeper Zack Steffen among nine changes to the starting 11 for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Walker Zimmerman, Yunus Musah and Paul Arriola were given their first starts of this World Cup qualifying cycle and Weston McKennie returned from a two-match banishment when the United States played Jamaica on Thursday night.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tyler Adams admits American players weren't fully ready last month for the physical, fast-paced start of World Cup qualifying in CONCACAF, where fields in Central America can by dry and bumpy, and atmospheres intimidating.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — Forward Ricardo Pepi was given his U.S. national team debut as under-pressure coach Gregg Berhalter changed five starters for Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier at Honduras.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Among 15 players at RB Leipzig who headed last week to national teams, Tyler Adams tried to explain to teammates what it's like playing in CONCACAF, which allows subpar fields in outdated stadiums that elite leagues don't tolerate.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Nine U.S. starters were set to make their World Cup qualifying debuts against El Salvador on Thursday night, matching the most since 1996.
Matt Turner was in goal, with DeAndre Yedlin at right back, Miles Robinson and Tim Ream in central defense and Sergiño Dest at left back.
The compacted World Cup qualifying schedule got even more complicated for the United States with the release Wednesday of the television schedule for the early weeks of the German soccer season.
RB Leipzig's Bundesliga match at Wolfsburg was pushed back a day to Sunday, Aug.
The U.S. will head to the CONCACAF Gold Cup missing most of its top players.
“We don’t want to look at this as an experimental team. We want to look at this as a team that could compete to win Gold Cup,” U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — Forward Jozy Altidore and goalkeeper Brad Guzan are on a preliminary 59-man United States roster for next month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Defenders Tim Ream and Mark McKenzie were the only holdovers as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed nine starters for Wednesday night’s exhibition against Costa Rica.
Ethan Horvath took over in goal after entering in the second half of Sunday’s CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Mexico when Zack Steffen bruised a bone in his left knee.
DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic, Zack Steffen and Antonee Robinson entered the U.S. starting lineup for Thursday night’s CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras as coach Gregg Berhalter made three changes for the team’s first competitive match since November 2019.
NEW YORK (AP) — Defender DeAndre Yedlin and forward Jordan Siebatcheu earned spots on the 23-man U.S. roster for the CONCACAF National League semifinal against Honduras at Denver on June 3.
Midfielder Cristian Roldan and forwards Daryl Dike and Gyasi Zardes were among the cuts announced Monday by U.S.
American midfielder Tyler Adams is returning to the United States to rehabilitate a back injury and will miss RB Leipzig's final game of the season on Saturday against Union Berlin.
The 22-year-old from Wappinger, New York, was hurt during the April 25 Bundesliga match against Stuttgart.
MIAMI (AP) — Christian Pulisic is among 29 Europe-based players on the 40-man U.S. preliminary roster announced Monday for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras on June 3.
Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Sergiño Dest and Gio Reyna also are on what projects to be a full-strength roster for U...
BERLIN (AP) — Americans Zack Steffen and Tyler Adams are among the Bundesliga players who expressed solidarity in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Steffen issued a statement Tuesday titled “Enough is enough.” Steffen said he was honoring “Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and every other African American who has been killed by police brutality.”