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


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