A spate of injuries has robbed the United States national team of some top players entering its final two qualifying matches for the 2014 World Cup.
A World Cup stadium being built in the isolated Brazilian state of Amazonas may not become a white elephant after all.
The United States closed in on its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating regional rival Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish.
Alejandro Bedoya remembered back four years ago, when he walked onto the field with his American teammates to face Mexico at the Rose Bowl and saw the crowd of 93,000-plus.
Christian Benitez, a soccer star from Ecuador who led the Mexican league in scoring last season, died Monday a day after playing in a game for his club in Qatar. He was 27.
Landon Donovan is the biggest name in American soccer, though U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has little respect for that distinction.
On a snowy night more suitable to slaloms than soccer, Clint Dempsey scored early in his first start as the American captain and the United States beat Costa Rica 1-0 on Friday in a key qualifier for next year’s World Cup.
A young American defense came apart on a hot, tropical afternoon, and the United States opened the final round of World Cup qualifying with a loss for the first time in 24 years.
Landon Donovan isn’t sure he wants to play at the 2014 World Cup, a stance that prompted U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann to say he intends to speak with the longtime American star.
Landon Donovan will not play for the U.S. national team in two upcoming World Cup qualifiers because of an injured left knee.
The United States is off to a successful, though far from perfect start in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
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.
FIFA’s bumper week of World Cup business was completed with broadcast deals worth $1.85 billion ((euro) 1.3 billion) for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, the governing body announced Thursday.
FIFA cashed in on a $1.2 billion bonanza from United States broadcasters Friday, striking World Cup deals with Fox, Telemundo and Futbol de Primera Radio.
D.C. United’s Charlie Davies is suing the owners of a Washington nightclub and the drink company Red Bull for $20 million, claiming they are responsible for a fatal car crash that ended the MLS player’s hopes of joining the 2010 U.S. World Cup team.