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US Could Still Make or Break Mexico World Cup Hopes

Mexico is at risk of not qualifying for the World Cup in Brazil. The guys examine their last two qualifiers for both the US and Mexico and how the US team might play a role in helping Mexico qualify for Brazil-–or benefit Panama. And apparently Vela is a jerk…

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Many More International MLS-Based Players in 2014 World Cup Likely

by Derek Richey For a league that still gets trampled on and derided by American Euro-league-snobs and presumptuous foreigners who haven’t seen an actual MLS game for 4-6 years, there seems to be real progress in the potential number of players who are based in MLS that will more than …

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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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Jurgen Klinsmann Needs a Look in the Mirror, and Soon

The US Players aren’t the only ones letting Jurgen Klinsmann and US fans down… And its not all tired legs, long trips and long grass either… And it isn’t just the evolution of CONCACAF. And this isn’t the first team to face those challenges.

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US v Canada January 2013 Friendly: Who Plays? Who Starts? Does it Matter?

The guys discuss the US v Canada friendly coming up in late January 2013. Who plays? Who doesn’t? Does it matter? If so, how much? Who’s got a real shot at making the big boys roster in 2014? On the Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com

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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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Solo Slams Chastain, Klinsmann Disses Lichaj for Roster vs Jamaica?

Hope Solo slams Brandi Chastain again on E:60. Klinsmann names the US Roster for the upcoming qualifiers vs Jamaica. Spector makes the squad but Lichaj gets omitted.

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About How Excited Should We Get About the US Win vs Mexico at Azteca?

The guys review the result of the US victory of Mexico at Azteca. Was it as ground-breaking and important as was described by so many after the game? 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 …