Posts Tagged ‘US Soccer’

What I noticed in the USA’s 1-0 win over Algeria

If you’re a referee, don’t touch Clint Dempsey. He doesn’t like it. Michael Bradley can change directions like no other. We’re talking a lot about Donovan, but what about Dempsey, who comes to play every day? That Algerian captain and his “who, me?” face deserved to get sent off. Speaking of Algeria, they didn’t look […]

Snakebit No More: USMNT Luck Starting To Change

Landon Donovan’s goal against Algeria in additional time stemmed a trend of frustration for the U.S. Soccer team. Going back to the 2002 World Cup in Japan/South Korea, the Americans have found themselves on the business end of several tough breaks on the world’s biggest stage. Let’s take a look! 2002: Torsten Frings’ handball Woulda […]

Dear Diary: US Men’s National Team @ Trinidad and Tobago

Constable Echelon “Trinidad? It’s me, Tobago. I’m through pretending. I just can’t do it alone.” And a nation was born. The US travel to T&T HUH! DYN-O-MITE!…sorry lost my train of thought. Ahem, travel to T&T (deep breath) for a little CONCACAF Group 1 semifinal World Cup qualifying action. As we get closer to the […]