The US women’s gold-medal winning team may have dominated American soccer headlines the past month, but the US men have just made a resounding statement of their own. For the first time ever, the men’s national team has defeated Mexico on Mexican soil, thanks to late tally from Michael Orozco Fiscal. The game-winner, which was created by a trio of US substitutes, silenced the … [Read more...] about USA wins in Mexico for first time ever, 1-0
Where Will David Beckham Play Next Season? France? England?
The Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer are embattled in a playoff race. These games could be the end of David Beckham’s tenure in the United States. Beckham is certainly in the twilight of his career, but he's still an effective player, and best in the world at set pieces.. The Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake in the conference final as the cloud of Beckham’s … [Read more...] about Where Will David Beckham Play Next Season? France? England?
David Beckham, Landon Donovan and L.A. Galaxy Defeat Chicago Fire 2-1
Last night the Chicago Fire fell victim to two goals set up by David Beckham and fell 2-1 defeat to the LA Galaxy at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California. The Fire nearly drew first blood in the waning minutes of the first half as Jalil Anibaba nearly headed home Paladini’s in-swinging corner kick in the 45th minute. … [Read more...] about David Beckham, Landon Donovan and L.A. Galaxy Defeat Chicago Fire 2-1
USA World Cup Group Stage Grades (Midfielders and Forwards)
The group stage of the 2010 World Cup is now over for the United States, and while the Yanks were three minutes from being eliminated, they will now advance to the knockout rounds. As the team prepares for Ghana on Saturday, TSB is grading each player on the team based on their performance in the group stages. Part One will look at the teams goalkeeper and defenders, and … [Read more...] about USA World Cup Group Stage Grades (Midfielders and Forwards)
Donovan’s stoppage-time goal puts Americans into knockout round (plus US player ratings)
For 90 minutes, it looked like it was just not meant to be for the US national team in its must-win World Cup match against Algeria. Another slow start by the Yanks saw the Desert Foxes' Rafik Djebbour hit the crossbar after six minutes, and although the Americans began to dominate the match, they could not find their much needed goal- or at least, a goal that would … [Read more...] about Donovan’s stoppage-time goal puts Americans into knockout round (plus US player ratings)