Posts Tagged ‘World Cup’

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 […]

Is Bob Bradley the answer for US Soccer?

The United States performance thus far in the Confederations Cup has been disturbing. Obviously Italy and Brazil are no one’s idea of a favorable draw, but Bob Bradley’s team often appears listless and without ideas. Since the 1994 World Cup, the United States Men’s National Team has attempted to build itself with a succession of […]