Black Tuesday For American Soccer

Soccer America Daily

 
 
 
USA's soccer nightmare -- It's eliminated from the World Cup
 
by Paul Kennedy
 

The USA is out of the World Cup, falling to the worst team in the Hex when a tie would have been sufficed. Read the whole story

 
 
 
USA-T&T Takeaways: Playing same team as on Friday was horribly wrong decision
 
by Ridge Mahoney
 

A thoroughly deserved 2-1 loss, its fourth of the Hexagonal, to Trinidad & Tobago dumped the USA out of World Cup qualification. Read the whole story

 
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Michael Bradley: 'We have nobody to blame but ourselves'
 
by Mike Woitalla
 

The U.S. captain said the sting of the loss will last for a long time. Read the whole story

 
 
 
 
Omar Gonzalez: 'We let down an entire nation today'
 
by Mike Woitalla
 

The U.S. defender did not have to but he faced the media after scoring the own goal he says will haunt him forever. Read the whole story

 
 
 
Game Report
Trinidad & Tobago-USA World Cup Qualifying Player Ratings
 
by Mike Woitalla
 

The USA's problems against Trinidad & Tobago began with an Omar Gonzalez own goal, but the failure was a team effort. Read the whole story

 
 
 
 
Watch: The goal that qualified Panama, knocked out the USA
 
by Mike Woitalla
 

In the 87th minute, Roman Torres scored the goal to send the Canaleros to the World Cup for the first time. Read the whole story

 
 
 
What They're Saying: Juan Carlos Osorio
 
 
 

"I lament what happened to the United States. It's a national team we profoundly admire."

-- Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio, whose team's 3-2 loss to Honduras was just one factor in the USA's elimination from 2018 World Cup qualifying on Tuesday. (ESPN FC)

 
 
 
World Cup 2018: Who's in and who's still alive
 
by Soccer America
 

With the qualification of Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia and Panama on Tuesday, the number of confirmed finalists for the 2018 World Cup grew to 23. Read the whole story

 
 
 
Off The Post
How poised is Germany to repeat World Cup win?
 
by Mike Woitalla
 

It's remarkable how poorly World Cup champions have performed at the tournament four years later. Can Germany end the trend? Read the whole story

 
 
 
 
U-17 World Cup: TV schedule, standings and results
 
by Soccer America
 

On Tuesday, Iran beat Germany, 4-0, to a clinch a second-round spot. Brazil also clinched passage thanks to a 2-0 win over North Korea. ... Read the whole story

 
 
 
 
Carlos Bocanegra given 4-year contract extension by expansion Atlanta United
 
by Paul Kennedy
 

The former U.S. national team captain, who oversaw the building of the player roster, will hold the position of technical director and vice president. Read the whole story