Forward Juan Agudelo, defender Alfredo Morales and midfielders Danny Williams and Graham Zusi were cut Friday as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann picked his 23-man roster for upcoming exhibition games and World Cup qualifiers.
Landon Donovan was among 11 players added to the initial squad of 16 by U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann for training ahead of an exhibition game against Scotland.
President Barack Obama is ribbing soccer star David Beckham over his age and his outside interests, saying it’s a “rare man who can be that tough on the field and also have his own line of underwear.”
Chelsea will play the MLS All-Stars in Chester, Pa., on July 25 as part of the Premier League club’s tour of the United States.
Kei Kamara scored on a diving header late in the first half and Sporting Kansas City beat the David Beckham-less Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 on Saturday to improve to 5-0.
Landon Donovan scored the tying goal in the 89th minute and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied from a 2-0 deficit to secure a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals match on Wednesday.
Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey are on the U.S. national team roster for next week’s exhibition game at Italy and could play together for the first time since Jurgen Klinsmann was hired as coach last summer.
The United States’ exhibition soccer game against Brazil will be played May 30 at Landover, Md.
Landon Donovan set up both goals for Everton, which rallied to beat Fulham and Clint Dempsey 2-1 Friday night for a berth in the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Tim Howard became the fourth goalkeeper to score in the Premier League when the American put in a wind-blown clearance from about 100 yards during Everton’s 2-1 loss to Bolton on Wednesday night.
Landon Donovan is returning to Everton on a two-month loan.
Substitute Jaime Ayovi scored in the 79th minute to give Ecuador a 1-0 win over the United States in a friendly on Tuesday.
Forward Landon Donovan will miss upcoming U.S. matches against Honduras and Ecuador because of a strained right quadriceps.
Jurgen Klinsmann is mixing it up for his first game as U.S. coach, taking a look at some up-and-coming players for the Aug. 10 exhibition against Mexico in Philadelphia.
New addition Mike Chabala scored in the 26rd minute and the Portland Timbers shocked the Los Angeles Galaxy with a 3-0 win that snapped L.A.’s 14-game unbeaten streak.