‘Soccer In The City’ Podcast: Klinsmann Out, Arena InDid U.S. Soccer make the right move by firing Jurgen Klinsmann and replacing him with Bruce Arena this week?
Jurgen Klinsmann Fired As US Men's National Soccer Team CoachThe move comes after the Americans dropped the first two matches of Hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying -- a 2-1 loss to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, and a 4-0 defeat on the road at Costa Rica.
Crooks: Time For US Soccer To Sever Ties With KlinsmannIf a change is in the forecast, the timing works well. The U.S. does not have another World Cup qualifier until March – sufficient time for a new mentor to galvanize a team that is in obvious disarray.
Hartnett: U.S. Delivered A Performance That Gives Reason To BelieveThursday's effort was the kind of full-blooded performance every American soccer fan should be proud of. The match was about substance over panache.
Klinsmann: No More Talk Of U.S. As Underdogs -- Time To 'Go For It'Jurgen Klinsmann wants a transformed mentality when the United States opens the knockout phase of the Copa America against Ecuador on Thursday.
Hartnett: USA Eyes Spot In Copa America Knockout RoundA loss to Paraguay would eliminate the U.S. and probably end Jurgen Klinsmann's five-year spell as national team head coach.
Hartnett: U.S. Was Great, But Klinsmann's Decisions Served Mostly HimselfAfter a slow first eight minutes, the U.S. dictated the play, forcing turnovers and attacking in numbers. Tuesday's win tied for the second largest margin of victory in Copa America history.
Hartnett: USA, Klinsmann Under Pressure To Deliver At Copa AmericaThe United States will compete in highly competitive Group A at Copa America Centenario. With matches against Colombia, Costa Rica and Paraguay, and only two tickets available to the knockout stage, many are calling it the “Group of Death.”
Crooks: It's High Time An American Coach The U.S. Men's National TeamBy American standards -- really by any current principles in professional sports across the globe -- Jurgen Klinsmann would be out as coach of the United States Men’s National Team.
Jamaica Shocks U.S. In Gold Cup SemifinalsThe United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team. None of it prevented Jamaica from handing the Americans their biggest upset defeat.
Jamaica Relishes Underdog Role Against 5-Time Champion U.S. In Gold Cup SemifinalsForward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.
Klinsmann Shakes Up U.S. Roster In Advance Of Gold Cup QuarterfinalsThe coach chose to add DaMarcus Beasley, Joe Corona and Alan Gordon for the knockout rounds, which begin with the quarterfinals Saturday in Baltimore.