Category Archives: CONCACAF

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Who’s in the USMNT Midfield Discussion Now? Gold Cup 2013

The 2013 Gold Cup has offered up some more depth for Klinsmann to consider in the midfield, both in the middle and out wide. Who’s made the best case to get a shot on the “A” Team? Holden, Mixx, Beckerman? Shea, Corona, Torres, or Bedoya? Some of the answers are …

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Loose Lips Sink Ships: Is Klinsmann Losing the Locker Room? (Costa Rica Preview)

by Derek Richey and Brett Corbit “Frustration is mounting,” writes Brian Straus in his recent Sporting News article. And I don’ think any of us were surprised to hear that Carlos Bocanegra was broken-hearted and upset by Klinsmann’s decision to not start him versus Honduras, but according to Straus, the …

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US v Jamaica: Klinsmann Redeems Himself After Blowing 1st Match

The guys discuss both US v Jamaica World Cup qualifying matches. Did Klinsmann blow game 1 with a totally inappropriate approach? How about the improvements in game 2? Altidore vs Gomez up top? On The Straight Red Card.

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Fulham Fans Taunt Clint Dempsey; New Respect from Mexican Team for US Team?

The guys discuss Clint Dempsey’s attempted move from Fulham; the new found respect the Mexican National Team players have for the US Nats; and is there really a “gap” growing between US and Mexican talent? On The Straight Red Card.

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Mexico, Honduras Improve CONCACAF Reputation at Olympics? Isle of Man TT Insanity…

The guys discuss the Clint Dempsey move to Liverpool or Roma. Next, they talk about the insanity of the Isle of Man TT Race. How many racers have to die? Did Mexico and Honduras improve the reputation of CONCACAF at the Olympics? On The Straight Red Card.

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Dempsey, Dolo, Boca, Chandler Left Off of US Friendly Roster vs Mexico

As the US Nats rally to face Mexico in Mexico City, Jurgen Klinsmann leaves some regular starters off the roster, including Dempsey, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Bradley, and the unpredictable Timothy Chandler. The team seems poised to try some some “rising stars” including Steven Beithasour, who has been recruited by the Iranian …

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How does Alonso Fit Into the National Team Picture? US Open Cup Becomes MLS Fest

The guys discuss the potential inclusion of Alonso (Seattle Sounders) to the US National Team options. Would Klinsmann include him in future lineups? The US Open Cup becomes a MLS festival…On The Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com.

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US v Antigua & Barbuda & Guatemala & Dexter St. Jock on TSRC

The guys discuss the friendly vs Canada, the first qualifier vs Antigua & Barbuda, and the upcoming match vs Guatemala…Oh, and Dexter St Jock. Enough 2-a-days already? Shift Bocanegra to LB and bring in Cameron? on The Straight Red Card…

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Klinsmann: US Team Needs to Be More “Nasty”

The guys discuss the US v Brazil friendly on The Straight Red Card. Does the USMNT need to be more “nasty?”

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Who does Klinsmann Axe from His US Men’s Team Roster of 27?

The guys discuss Jurgen Klinsmann’s roster of 27 on the United States Men’s National Team and who should be axed before the US v Scotland friendly on The Straight Red Card. Audio oddness occurs. We recommend listening in mono or use left/right adjustments.