I can’t remember when there wasn’t a question regarding the USMNT’s back 4. Even in past years, yes Bocanegra was a lock but besides that, it was a revolving door. Now, in 2014, just days before the World Cup takes … Continue reading The Ongoing Question: Who Should Start in the Back 4?
For many, it is unthinkable for Landon Donovan not to be Representing The United States In the World Cup this June. For me, it’s a calculated move by Jurgen Klinsmann not to diminish Donovan but to inspire he’s current star player Clint Dempsey. For Clint Dempsey’s entire National Team career he has been in the shadow of Donovan. Now with Donovan gone Dempsey will be the face of US Soccer. This is a role, in which Dempsey thrives. All forwards rely on the confidence of their managers. During his spells with the New England Revolution and with Fulham FC Dempsey … Continue reading Why It’s OK Landon Donovan was left off the World Cup Roster
5.) Mix Diskerud, Rosenborg The creative Norweigen-American has shown great improvement in both league and internationally over the last 18 months (which is drawing eyes from top European clubs). After receiving several starts from Klinsmann for both WCQ’s and let’s not … Continue reading Top 10 USMNT Midfielders pt.2 (#1-5)
Note: I am considering Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey as midfielders. You could make the case for either player to be on the ‘Top 10 USMNT Forwards” (coming soon) but for the purpose of this exercise I am considering them … Continue reading Top 10 USMNT Midfielders pt.1 (#6-10)
In 2018, Russia will be hosting the World Cup. It will be very interesting for USA fans as after the upcoming World Cup in 2014, there are many uncertainties. So I’m taking a shot at predicting the starting eleven for … Continue reading PREDICTION: Starting XI for World Cup 2018
I started out by listing my top 5 MLS Americans. Then it turned to ‘Top 10’ and eventually to ‘Top 20’. So, what I’m saying is that this was not an easy list to make. I took into account everything (MLS play, … Continue reading Top 20 MLS Players – Americans Only! (20-11)
Mix Diskerud Midfielder – Rosenborg BK Mix has been a very nice addition to US soccer roster. The confident midfielder has shown great ball-handling skills (especially looks good alongside Michael Bradley). There comes a point in every player’s career where … Continue reading Mix Diskerud: Time for a new challenge?