International Football

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What Stewart, McBride departures mean for U.S. Soccer and MNT’s coaching search

U.S. Soccer sporting director Earnie Stewart and U.S. men’s national team general manager Brian McBride are leaving their positions, the federation announced on Thursday. Their departures mean that U.S. Soccer now has vacancies at its three most important roles relating to the men’s team: sporting director, GM and head coach. Anthony Hudson is currently coaching …

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How did we get here? A timeline of the Berhalter and Reyna family’s rift

On Tuesday, men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter issued a statement written by himself and his wife, Rosalind, detailing a domestic incident in which Berhalter kicked Rosalind in the legs during an argument 31 years ago while the pair were dating as students at the University of North Carolina. Berhalter issued this statement, he …

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Arrogance, jealousy, trepidation – USA vs England and the path towards respect and rivalry

Growing up in the Detroit suburbs in the 1970s and 1980s, Alexi Lalas was one of those American kids who knew there was another type of football. “My father was Greek so we had more of an affinity towards soccer even though it was a sport that a lot of other parents hadn’t been exposed …

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