See U17 WNT Play England, Japan and Korea

For the third consecutive year, U.S. Soccer will host a four-team Under-17 women’s international tournament at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California. This year’s event will run from Feb 11-15 as the USA hosts England, Japan and Korea Republic in the 2016 U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational. All the matches will be played […]

The Jacqui Report – USWNT Challengers For Olympic Qualifying

The road to Rio for the United States Women’s National Team officially begins Wednesday, February 10th in Frisco Texas in an eight team CONCACAF tournament. For those not familiar with this, it stands for the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football. The teams are in two sets; group A consists of United […]

USMNT Face Canada Tonight

In what is likely the last warm up for the U23 MNT members before facing Colombia in late March for an Olympic spot, the US will host Canada at the StubHub Center this evening. Hopefully there will be a larger crowd on hand to cheer the players than we saw in last weeks match against […]

Johann on USA vs Iceland, Today on ESPN2

I think if you ask someone to name their favorite Icelander, the majority of folks would know Björk Guðmundsdóttir, the musical artist. Many of my readers might offer Aron Jóhannsson, a member of the USMNT. He is American born (Mobile, AL) to Icelandic parents who were students. He spent most his life in Iceland (from […]

US Soccer Academy Program for Girls – 10 Month Season?

It appears that US Soccer is about to announce an “Academy Development model” for Girls that will generally follow the Boys program that is in place. SoccerWire updated their report from late December noting the following: That suggests a professionally-oriented environment, 10-month season and top-down infrastructure interwoven with the leadership of the U.S. youth national […]

The Jacqui Report – USWNT v Ireland: Three Takeaways

With the recent USWNT roster announcement for the upcoming CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, women’s soccer correspondent Jacqui Porter looks back at the friendly against Ireland. On Saturday, a new era began for the United States Women’s National team and a perfect start to the new year; a five goal performance and shutout against the Republic […]

Becky Sauerbrunn Named to USWNT Olympic Qualifying Roster

Three days removed from a 5-0 victory against the Republic of Ireland after the completion of January Camp, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has selected 20 players for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship to be held from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. “This was an exceptionally challenging roster […]

Weekend TV including USWNT vs Ireland

The Bundesliga has returned and I count on the Bundesliga Fanatic to keep me up-to-date. Like news on the US U17 star in the making Christian Pulisic who scored his first goal for the first team in a friendly last week. Saturday opens with Köln vs Stuttgart and there’s a nice story on THE REFORMATION […]

CONCACAF U17 Women’s Championship Draw Completed

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) conducted the draw for the CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship Grenada 2016, at the Radisson Grenada Beach Resort Hotel in St. George’s, Grenada on Thursday. The draw determined the groups and match schedule for the tournament that kicks off on March 3, in St. George’s, […]

Josh Sargent Joins U17 MNT Residency Program

As reported here in November, Josh Sargent (St Dominic/SLSG) has moved to Bradenton, FL to begin his participation in the U17 MNT Residency Program. The formal announcement was made today by US Soccer. Josh follows in the footsteps of AJ Palazzolo (Spring 2014) and Logan Panchot (2013-2015). U.S. Under-17 Men’s National Team head coach John […]