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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?”


US v Brazil, US v Scotland Review: Are You Satisfied with Klinsmann’s Progress?

The guys review the US v Scotland and US v Brazil friendly matches in May 2012. Should we we happy with the progress Klinsmann has made? Herculez Gomez makes his mark. Landon Donovan dominates, and then gets dominated. Fabian Johnson slides right in to left back with ease. Bradley and …


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.


The Biggest Surprises w/ Klinsmann’s 27 USMNT Roster: No Brek Shea?

The guys discuss the biggest surprises about Jurgen Klinsmann’s picks for the upcoming friendly/qualifying roster. Does the absence of Brek Shea make sense? Who fills in at the wing positions? Does this change the formation? Will Landon Donovan play out left? Danny Williams out right? How about Herculez Gomez out …


Who’s the Genius that Decided to Name the US Nats Squad in Two Parts? On TSRC

The guys discuss the call up of the first 16 by Jurgen Klinsmann for the United States Mens Team squad for the upcoming friendlies and CONCACAF qualifying. On The Straight Red Card.


Optimum US Lineup? Klinsmann & Donovan at Odds?

The guys discuss the optimum US starting squad (when everyone is healthy), and clear up any misconceptions based on Ian Darke’s comments during the US v Italy match-up that may intimate a “conflict” between Jurgen Klinsmann and Landon Donovan. Also a quick word on the yahoo sports article regarding Chris …


US Limps Into Friendly with Italy: Donovan, Jones, Chandler, Torres Out

The guys discuss the upcoming friendly with Italy on Feb 29th, 2012. It looks like Shea will be added to the squad. Who else, as the team seems to shrink with injuries? Time to give Josh Gatt a call? On The Straight Red Card.


What We’ve Learned: US v Slovenia (and US v France) & an Apology to Edson Buddle

The guys discuss the US v Slovenia match and US v France and ask: what have we learned? On the Straight Red Card.


US v France Friendly: Klinsmann’s Questionable Call-Ups and Omissions

Brett and Derek examine Jurgen Klinsmann’s recent call-ups for the US v France friendly on November 11, 2011 on The Straight Red Card.


US v Ecuador (No Goals, No Glory) & Brek Shea to Manchester United (uh-um)?

Brett & Derek Discuss the US v Ecuador friendly and Onyewu’s Return to fitness, Chandler’s good play, Danny William’s first game, Steve Cherundolo’s mediocre showing, the call for Kyle Beckerman to be dropped from the team, and, of course Shea’s ascendance to possible super-stardom. Part 1.