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Aaron Long, Paul Arriola could be loaned to English clubs

American defender Aaron Long and winger Paul Arriola could be loaned to European soccer clubs from Major League Soccer after the United States’ exhibition against Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday in Orla...

Beckham says Neville hired as coach on merit, not friendship

David Beckham bristled when asked whether Phil Neville’s was hired as Inter Miami coach because they’re buddies. “Of course, people are always going to turn around and say, oh, it’s ...

US Soccer players hope to set positive example after riot

A day after last week's deadly riot in the Capitol by a pro-Trump mob, players from the U.S. soccer team gathered in Bradenton, Florida, and considered what they could do to set a positive example for...

US to start revised WCup qualifying schedule in September

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States will start a revised and compacted World Cup qualifying schedule with a match in early September that could be at Trinidad and Tobago, which beat the Americans in Oct...

Alvarez, Perea among dual nationals recruited by US soccer

Part of Gregg Berhalter’s job as U.S. national team coach is to be a salesman. Efraín Álvarez, an 18-year-old LA Galaxy midfielder, started for Mexico in last year’s final of the Und...

Steffen US No 1 keeper despite lack of Man City playing time

Zack Steffen figures to make a rare appearance in goal Thursday when the United States plays Wales in Swansea. The 25-year-old is the top American goalkeeper but has played two match...

At 17, Gio Reyna prepares for US debut with dad's help

Even before his likely U.S. debut on Thursday night, Gio Reyna will have outdone his parents in one respect. He will be one day shy of his 18th birthday when the Americans play an ex...

8 of 10 Premier League matches this weekend streamed in US

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC moved eight of this weekend’s 10 Premier League matches to its online streaming service Peacock behind a pay wall because it wanted to broadcast golf's U.S. Open and the Tour de Fr...

US could open WCup qualifying in Trinidad, site of '17 loss

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States will open qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on the road next June, possibly back in Trinidad and Tobago where it was eliminated from reaching the 2018 tournament. ...

And then there were 8: CONCACAF hexagonal becomes octagonal

NEW YORK (AP) — CONCACAF is changing its World Cup qualifying hexagonal to an octagonal in response to the coronavirus pandemic and delaying the start until next June. The United Sta...

US view: Empty stadiums in World Cup qualifying not all bad

The fallout of the coronavirus pandemic could benefit the U.S. soccer team when World Cup qualifying begins in North and Central America and the Caribbean. “If we go to qualifying in...

Ex-South American soccer head stays in prison with virus

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge denied a request for compassionate release by the former head of South American soccer after he contracted the coronavirus while serving a nine-year prison sentence. ...

Match promoter suit vs USSF halted by federal judge

NEW YORK (AP) — A match promoter’s lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation for failing to sanction a proposed Spanish league match between Barcelona and Girona in Miami Gardens, Florida, has been s...

Judge puts off Napout request for compassionate release

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge put off for two weeks deciding on a request for compassionate release from prison by the former head of South American soccer. Juan Ángel Napout is be...

Ex-CONCACAF president Alfredo Hawit sentenced to time served

NEW YORK (AP) — The former president of soccer’s governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean was sentenced to time served for his role in accepting $1.66 million in bribes in the FI...