In a long, difficult, dispiriting year for the Canadian men’s national team, fans north of the border might feel hard-pressed to find a good-news story coming out of 2013.
But for Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani, when it comes to naming a player that stood out for the right reasons this year, the choice is easy:
“Will Johnson, for both club and country,” Montagliani told MLSsoccer.com in a recent interview.
AMSTERDAM – Voting for the Fútbol de Primera (formerly Honda) US Player of the Year award is a privilege and responsibility to be taken seriously, even when your pick for the winner usually does not end up with the trophy.
TUKWILA, Wash. – Eddie Johnson admits he was a little annoyed about getting an unexpected call-up to the US national team for the Gold Cup.
L’émission Coup Franc de la semaine (à écouter ici) a un menu très éclectique : parité, joueurs désignés, semelles, recrutement, Gold Cup ou encore Match des étoiles sont au programme.
Jurgen Klinsmann didn't hold out much hope for Stuart Holden's injured knee after US national team's Gold Cup final victory on Sunday. Turns out it was for good reason.
Following an MRI on Monday in Chicago, U.S. Soccer announced that Holden had suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee following an awkward first half challenge with Panama’s Alberto Quintero. Holden will consult with the US and Bolton medical staffs to determine a treatment plan.
CHICAGO – Blas Pérez watched the US national team celebrate in front of him at Soldier Field and pondered his own future.
Was Sunday’s final his last chance at Gold Cup glory? Perhaps, but it certainly won’t be the last time he pulls on Panama’s colors.
US national team supporters stormed the front lawn of Chicago's U.S. Soccer house en route to Soldier Field for the United States' 1-0 triumph over Panama in the Gold Cup final on Sunday afternoon.