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New Englanders and the US National Teams
Kristine Lilly of Wilton, CT has more appearance for the US National team than any other player, male or female
Few can dispute the connection that New England has had to US National teams over the years.
Fall River's Bert Patenaude scored the first World Cup hat trick in 1930, and New Englanders were part of the 1950 World Cup team that shocked England. In recent years, Mass. native Mike Burns made two World Cup teams, Kristine Lilly of Wilton, CT set records for US national team appearances, Conn.'s Tony DiCicco coached the US women to the 1999 World Cup title, Revs and Breakers players have made significant contributions to US National teams and New England venues hosted memorable events, such as the day ex-Rev Joe Max Moore's two goals against Jamaica in the last international played at Foxboro Stadium qualified the US for the 2002 World Cup.
In this section, we'll post stories about players/coaches with New England ties to US national teams, keeping tabs on the latest news from US Soccer as national teams of all ages compete on the world stage. Scroll down for news.
Latest US National Teams Stories
10/22/11 - Sorry, Charlie: Davies' lawsuit ignores his own poor decisions. This is a tough article to write. I have nothing but the utmost respect for Charlie Davies and his bravery in coming back from an accident that almost killed him. But something rubs me the wrong way about the recent $20 million lawsuit filed against the owner of a nightclub and the company that hosted the party that Davies was at the night he was injured.
6/4/11 - The Irony: US faces Spain as Mass club teams compete for state cups. It is fitting, albeit unfortunate, that the U.S.-Spain international friendly is being held the same weekend as Mass Youth Soccer's club State Cup championship.
3/18/11 - Spain, Manchester United to visit Foxboro. Easily the largest bits of soccer news to come down the Mass. Pike in a long time, Frank Dell'Apa of the Boston Globe is reporting on two mammoth pieces of soccer news: the US national team will take on World Cup winner Spain in a June friendly at Gillette, followed by a Revolution-Manchester United friendly in July.
12/2/10 - Can you say rigged? Qatar gets 2022. Qatar? Really? The Freakin' Idiotic Football Association, or FIFA, just awarded the 2022 World Cup to a country that is smaller than the state of Connecticut and has average daily temperatures of between 100 and 115 degrees from May to July.
11/6/10 - Loss to Mexico Exposes Frailties of US Soccer. If the U.S. Women's Soccer team fails to qualify for a World Cup for the first time, the 2-1 loss in the CONCACAF World Cup qualification tournament to Mexico on November 5 won't be the defining moment.
10/3/10 - More Car Trouble for Davies. Just a year after almost losing his life in a car crash, New Hampshire native Charlie Davies is in more car trouble, this time, in France, and this time facing the possibility of serving jail time.
6/23/10 - World Cup: Donovan's Stoppage Time Strike Sends USA To Round Of 16. When former New England Revolution Midfielder Clint Dempsey's goal was ruled offside in the 20th minute, it looked like the U.S. might be sent on their way home thanks to another questionable decision by a referee.
6/18/10 - US Comes Back From Two Goal Deficit For Crucial Draw Against Slovenia. The United States (0-0-2, 2 points) got off to another slow start in the world Cup and found themselves in a 2-0 deficit to Slovenia (1-0-1, 4 points) at halftime, but Landon Donovan and Michael Bradley both struck in the second half to give the U.S. a vital point in the second group game.
6/5/10 - Buddle leads U.S. to 3-1 victory over Australia in final World Cup warm-up match. Edson Buddle gave U.S. Head Coach Bob Bradley something to think about as he works to finalize his starting line-up for the team's World Cup opener against England next Saturday.
5/26/10 - Bradley names World Cup roster. U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bob Bradley today announced the final 23-man roster the U.S. will take to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
5/25/10 - US falls 4-2 to Czech Republic in first match of World Cup Send-Off Series. The United States Men's National Soccer team fell 4-2 on Tuesday night to the Czech Republic in their first international friendly match since the team assembled last week to start training for the World Cup.
5/1/10 - Davies' Fitness Race Will Go Down to the Wire. Charlie Davies' against-all-odds race to regain his fitness in time to make the US World Cup squad looks set to go down to the wire.
11/2/09 - U17s Advance in World Cup. Mass. Native Makes Appearance in Win Over UAE
10/30/09 - U17s Beat Malawi in World Cup. U.S. Can Advance to Knockout Stage with Win Sunday
10/30/09 - U.S. Women Down Germany. Abby Wambach scored her 101st career goal on a header in the 34th minute and a world class performance by the U.S. defense made sure it held up for a hard-fought 1-0 victory against Germany in front of a sold-out crowd at Impuls Arena.
10/25/09 - Mass. Native Joins U17s.
U.S. Under-17 Menï¿½s National Team head coach Wilmer Cabrera and 21 players who will represent the United States in the 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup left for Nigeria Tuesday, arriving five days before the teamï¿½s first match.
10/14/09 - Davies in Serious Conditions After Car Accident.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. menï¿½s national soccer team forward Charlie Davies is in serious but stable condition and resting following several hours of surgery at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. to treat injuries suffered in a one-car accident on the George Washington Parkway early Tuesday morning in Northern Virginia.
10/11/09 - US Men are Headed to South Africa.
SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras -- The U.S. menï¿½s national team qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in dramatic fashion with a 3-2 win against Honduras, with five goals scored and a penalty missed by Honduras in a heart-stopping second half.
10/4/09 - US Bounced from U20 World Cup.
SUEZ, Egypt ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team received the bad news Saturday afternoon.
10/3/09 - U20s Lose; Still Alive in World Cup.
SUEZ, Egypt ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 National Team rounded out group play at the U-20 World Cup in third place with three points following a 3-0 loss to Korea Republic at Mubarak Stadium in Suez, Egypt.
10/3/09 - Davies, Dempsey Try to Lead US.
CHICAGO ï¿½ New US mainstays Charlie Davies and Clint Dempsey are a part of the National Teamï¿½s 22-man roster for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Costa Rica.
9/30/09 - U20 Men Defeat Cameroon.
SUEZ, Egypt ï¿½ Four different U.S. players scored and the U.S. U-20 Menï¿½s National Team earned three key points in its second game of the Under-20 World Cup with a 4-1 victory over Cameroon.
9/26/09 - U20 Men Shutout Against Germans.
SUEZ, Egypt ï¿½ Reigning European champion Germany scored two goals within three minutes in the first half to defeat the U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team, 3-0, in the first game for both teams at the 2009 U-20 World Cup.
9/10/09 - US Men Eart First Road Win.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad ï¿½ The U.S. men struggled for long stretches but ultimately prevailed over Trinidad & Tobago, 1-0, thanks to a Ricardo Clark goal in the 62nd minute in Wednesdayï¿½s World Cup qualifier.
9/6/09 - Dempsey Scores in USA Win.
SANDY, Utah -- The U.S. menï¿½s national team got goals from Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore in the closing minutes of the first half to come from behind and defeat El Salvador 2-1 Saturday evening at Rio Tinto Stadium.
8/28/09 - Two Mass. Natives on U20 World Cup Roster.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Two Massachusetts natives made the US Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team that will compete in the upcoming U-20 World Cup in Egypt.
8/28/09 - Davies, Dempsey on US Roster.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Revolution midfielder Clint Dempsey and Connecticut native and former Boston College star Charlie Davies were named to the US Menï¿½s National Team roster for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador and Trinidad & Tobago.
8/26/09 - Four Breakers Called into WNT Camp.
U.S. womenï¿½s national team head coach Pia Sundhage has called in 26 players for a 12-day training camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., running from Sept. 21 to Oct. 2.
8/20/09 - Boston Advances in World Cup Bid.
Boston is one of the 27 American cities that has advanced to the last stage of the bidding process to serve as a host venue for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, the USA Bid Committee announced Thursday.
8/13/09 - US Drops Another in Mexico.
MEXICO CITY ï¿½ The US soccer team did something it had never done before in Mexico on Wednesday ï¿½ take a lead at Estadio Azteca.
8/11/09 - US Trying to Make History.
CHICAGO ï¿½ On Wednesday, the U.S. Menï¿½s National team will try to do what no U.S. squad has done before -- win in Mexico.
8/11/09 - U17s Drawn into Group with Spain.
ABUJA, Nigeria ï¿½ The U.S. U-17 Menï¿½s National Team has been drawn into Group E of the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria with Spain, Malawi and the United Arab Emirates.
7/27/09 - US Falls Apart Against Mexico.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. ï¿½ After a memorable run to the final of last monthï¿½s Confederations Cup, the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team was humbled, 5-0, by Mexico in the final of the Gold Cup on Sunday afternoon at Giants Stadium.
7/24/09 - US Men Advance to Gold Cup Final.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. Menï¿½s National Team advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final for the third time in a row with a 2-0 win over Honduras in the semifinals Thursday night.
7/24/09 - US Women Sweep Canada.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Christine Nairn scored on an assist from Lauren Cheney and the U.S. Women's National Team defeated Canada, 1-0, on Wednesday night.
7/20/09 - US Women Down Canada.
Abby Wambach scored her 100th career goal in her hometown to lead the U.S. women's national team to a 1-0 victory against Canada in front of 8,443 fans at Marina Auto Stadium in Rochester, N.Y.
7/20/09 - USA in Gold Cup Semis.
The U.S. menï¿½s national team got a stunning strike from Kyle Beckerman and a penalty kick in overtime from Kenny Cooper to defeat Panama 2-1 Saturday evening at Lincoln Financial Field and advance to the semifinals of the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
7/12/09 - Holden Saves US Against Haiti.
FOXBORO, Mass. -- The United States, ranked 12th in the world by FIFA, squandered a halftime lead against 120th ranked Haiti, but scored a last minute equalizer to earn a 2-2 draw and clinch first place in Group B of the Gold Cup at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.
7/11/09 - It's Offical: Davies to Sign With Sochaux.
What has been rumored in the press for days became official yesterday, as French Ligue 1 side Sochaux will sign U.S. international forward Charlie Davies.
7/9/09 - US Tops Honduras in Gold Cup.
Second half goals by Santino Quaranta and Brian Ching four minutes apart - with the first assisted by former Boston College star Charlie Davies - fired the U.S. menï¿½s national team to a 2-0 victory against Honduras and the top spot in Group B before an enthusiastic crowd of 26,079 at RFK Stadium.
7/8/09 - Kraft Joins US Bid Committee.
NEW YORK ï¿½ New England Revolution and Patriots owner Robert Kraft joined the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its efforts to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022.
7/7/09 - US Calls Up Four Breakers.
U.S. womenï¿½s national team head coach Pia Sundhage has named 21 players for two matches against Canada, the first taking place on Sunday, July 19, at Marina Auto Stadium in Rochester, N.Y., and then again three days later on Wednesday, July 22, at Blackbaud Stadium in Charleston, S.C.
7/5/09 - US Routs Grenada in Gold Cup Opener.
SEATTLE -- The U.S. menï¿½s national team continued its dominance in opening matches of the CONCACAF Gold Cup this evening with a 4-0 victory against Grenada at Qwest Field in Seattle.
6/28/09 - Brazil Ends US Dream.
The U.S. menï¿½s national team led five-time world champion Brazil for 64 minutes in its first ever final in major FIFA tournament, but eventually fell as the South Americans scored three unanswered goals for a 3-2 victory at Ellis Park in Johannesburg at the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup final.
6/25/09 - Heaps Named to Gold Cup Roster.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Revolution defender Jay Heaps was among the 23 players named to the U.S. National Team's roster for the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
6/24/09 - Dempsey Leads US to Historic Upset.
Just four days after looking down and out of the Confederations Cup, with a coach that surely was about to lose his job, the US National Team stunned the No. 1 team in the world on Wednesday, Clint Dempseyï¿½s goal capping a historic 2-0 win over Spain that sends the U.S. to the final of the tournament on Sunday.
6/21/09 - Locals Help US Make Stunning Advancement.
SOUTH AFRICA ï¿½ Needing to score at least three goals and on the verge of elimination, the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team overcame incredible odds and advanced to the semifinals of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup Sunday with a 3-0 victory against Egypt thanks to the help of some players with local ties.
6/19/09 - Brazil Takes it to US.
SOUTH AFRICA ï¿½ For the second straight game the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team was routed in a Confederations Cup tilt, this time falling 3-0 to a Brazilian side that showed more skill, ball control, and most importantly, heart in a rather easy defeat of the Americans.
6/16/09 - A Running Diary: USA-Italy.
The United States was the only side to get a result off Italy in the 2006 World Cup with a hotly contested 1-1 draw, so there can be little question about the Italiansï¿½ motivation for this game. This is a huge test for the U.S.
6/16/09 - Italy Takes Care of US.
The U.S. Menï¿½s National Team fell 3-1 Monday to defending world champion Italy to open the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup at Loftus Versfeld Stadium.
6/8/09 - Dempsey, Davies on Confederation Roster.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Revolution forward Clint Dempsey and ex-BC star Charlie Davies were about the 23 players named to the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team roster for this monthï¿½s Confederations Cup.
6/8/09 - US Comes Back vs Honduras.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. Menï¿½s National Team rebounded from another shaky start to post a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Honduras on Saturday night at Soldier Field.
6/4/09 - US Men Routed in Costa Rica.
The U.S. menï¿½s national team fell 3-1 to a spirited Costa Rican side in front of 19,200 raucous fans on Wednesday evening at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San Jose.
5/26/09 - Old Friends Called to US Camp .
CHICAGO ï¿½ Past Boston College standout Charlie Davies and former Revolution forward Clint Dempsey were among the 24 players called into the US Menï¿½s National Team camp in preparation for June World Cup qualifiers.
5/26/09 - US Women Trounce Canada .
Five Boston Breakers got the starting nod as the U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team scored twice in each half, getting goals from four different players to defeat Canada 4-0 in front of 10,255 fans at BMO Field in Toronto.
5/24/09 - A Big Comeback for LePeilbt .
It will be a noteworthy return when Amy LePeilbet puts on the U.S. women's national team shirt Monday night in Toronto as the Americans get ready to take on Canada.
5/12/09 - WNT Matches Against Japan Cancelled .
The first two domestic matches of 2009 for the U.S. Women's National Team have been cancelled after Japan decided not to travel to the United States or Canada, citing concerns with the swine flu (H1N1) virus.
5/7/09 - Four Breakers Called into National Team .
WESTWOOD, Mass. -- Four Boston Breakers were among the 21 players called up to the U.S. Women's National Team by head coach Pia Sundhage on Wednesday.
4/26/09 - U17s Rip Honduras.
The U.S. Under-17 menï¿½s national team defeated Honduras, 3-0, to take the top spot in Group A of the CONCACAF U-17 Championship. The win gave Wilmer Cabreraï¿½s team a perfect three wins from three games.
4/24/09 - U17s Earn Spot in World Cup.
TIJUANA, Mexico ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 Menï¿½s National Team defeated Canada 4-2 on Thursday to earn a place in the semifinals of the CONCACAF U-17 Championship and one of the regionï¿½s four berths to the U-17 World Cup.
4/23/09 - U17s Win CONCACAF Opener.
TIJUANA, Mexico ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 Menï¿½s National Team opened its 2009 CONCACAF U-17 Championship campaign with a 5-0 win against Cuba on Tuesday evening at Estadio Caliente.
4/15/09 - Obama Supports World Cup Bid.
NEW YORK ï¿½ US Soccer has another supporter in its bid for the World Cup ï¿½ President Barack Obama.
4/10/09 - Gillette on World Cup Radar.
NEW YORK ï¿½ Gillette Stadium was one of 70 venues targeted by the USA Bid Committee in the organizationï¿½s attempt to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup.
4/6/09 - U20s Learn World Cup Draw.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team has been drawn into Group C alongside Germany, Cameroon and Korea Republic for the 2009 Under-20 World Cup in Egypt, which will take place from Sept. 24-Oct. 16.
4/2/09 - Gillette to Host USA in Gold Cup.
NEW YORK -- Gillette Stadium will play host to two-time defending champion Team USA and the rest of Group B in the 2009 Gold Cup, CONCACAF announced on Thursday.
4/2/09 - Report Card: US and Trinidad & Tobago.
Thanks to a smooth, free-flowing attack and an equally poor display of defending from its opponent, the United States menï¿½s national team dispatched Trinidad and Tobago, 3-0, Wednesday night in Nashville, Tenn.
4/2/09 - US Men Crush Trinidad & Tobago.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Forward Jozy Altidore became the youngest player in history to score a hat trick for the U.S. menï¿½s national team, tallying all three goals Wednesday night in a dominating 3-0 victory against Trinidad & Tobago in front of a raucous crowd of 27,959 at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn.
3/30/09 - US Men Tie El Salvador.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador ï¿½ Defender Frankie Hejduk scored a header from three yards out in the 88th minute as the U.S. came from two goals down to tie El Salvador 2-2 in a wild match at Estadio Cuscatlï¿½n in San Salvador on Saturday.
3/20/09 - US Roster Set for Qualifiers.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Rev Clint Dempsey is one of 22 players that will train with the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team in preparation for World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador and Trinidad and Tobago.
3/17/09 - Women Kick Off Domestic Play vs.China.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team will open its 2009 domestic schedule on May 20 with a match against surprise 2008 Olympic semifinalist Japan at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas.
3/16/09 - Costa Rica Shuts Out U20s.
MACOYA, Trinidad ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 menï¿½s soccer team lost in the CONCACAF championship final Sunday, falling 3-0 to Costa Rica in front of a capacity crowd at Marvin Lee Stadium.
3/14/09 - U20 Men Advance to Final.
MACOYA, Trinidad ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team booked a place in the CONCACAF U-20 Championship final with a penalty shootout win against Trinidad & Tobago on Friday.
3/12/09 - Sweden Bests US in Algarve Final.
FARO, Portugal ï¿½ A last-gasp goal gave the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team a 1-1 tie with Sweden in the 90th minute of the Algarve Cup final, but on the seventh penalty round, Heather Mittsï¿½ shot clanged off the post and sealed the 4-3 penalty win ï¿½ and Algarve Championship ï¿½ for the Swedes.
3/11/09 - U20 Men Clinch World Cup Berth.
BACOLET, Tobago ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team secured a place at the 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup with a 2-0 win against El Salvador on Tuesday evening in their final Group A match of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
3/10/09 - U20 Advances to Algarve Final.
FERREIRAS, Portugal ï¿½ Forward Megan Rapinoe scored in the 21st minute to give the U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team a 1-0 victory against Norway in the final group game for both teams at the 2009 Algarve Cup.
3/10/09 - U20 Men Tie Honduras.
BACOLET, Tobago ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team played to a scoreless draw against Honduras in Group A action on Sunday night at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship at Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago.
3/7/09 - U20 Men Overpower Jamaica.
BACOLET, Tobago ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team defeated Jamaica 3-0 behind goals from Peri Marosevic, Dilly Duka and Billy Schuler to kick off the final round of the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship.
3/7/09 - US Women Slip By Iceland.
FERREIRAS, Portugal - Forward Natasha Kai scored a spectacular goal in the last minute of regulation time to give the U.S. Women's National Team a dramatic 1-0 victory over Iceland in the second game of the 2009 Algarve Cup.
3/4/09 - US Women Down Denmark.
LAGOS, Portugal - The U.S. women's soccer team kicked off the Algarve Cup with a 2-0 win over Denmark in whipping wind and drizzling rain on Wednesday.
2/24/09 - Mass. Natives Called to U20s.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Two Massachusetts natives were among the 20 players named by coach Thomas Rongen to the U.S. Under-20 Menï¿½s National Team CONCACAF roster.
2/11/09 - US-Mexico: A Running Diary.
With some free time Wednesday night, I decided to take in the CONCACAF World Cup qualifier between the United States and Mexico in Columbus, and jot down some thoughts as I went along.
2/9/09 - Dempsey, Davies On US Roster.
Former New England Revolution star Clint Dempsey and former Boston College standout Charlie Davies are among the 20-man roster United States men's national team head coach Bob Bradley has named for the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Mexico Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio.
2/6/09 - Three Breakers On Algarve Cup Roster.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Three Boston Breakers were named to the US Womenï¿½s National Teamï¿½s roster for the 2009 Algarve Cup.
1/25/09 - Parkhurst, Davies Start for MNT.
With most of the U.S. menï¿½s national teamï¿½s core players busy in Europe, Saturdayï¿½s friendly with Sweden gave head coach Bob Bradley a chance to look at some players on the fringe of the teamï¿½s picture.
1/23/09 - Breakers Moore Named to U23s.
Boston Breakers defender Kasey Moore was named to the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team's 18-player roster for a two-match competition in Spain in early February.
1/3/09 - Davies Called into US Camp.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Boston College standout Charlie Davies was among the 25 players called into the U.S. National Teamï¿½s training camp that will begin Sunday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
12/19/08 - Mass. Native Honored by US Soccer.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Hanson (Mass.) native Kristie Mewis was named the U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year in an announced made by the organization Thursday.
12/18/08 - Americans Dispatch China Again.
DETROIT, Mich. ï¿½ The U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team defeated China 1-0 on a first-half goal from midfielder Heather Oï¿½Reilly to finish off an historic year with its 33rd victory of 2008.
12/16/08 - Four More Years for Sundhage.
CHICAGO ï¿½ U.S. womenï¿½s soccer coach Pia Sundhage will lead the team for another four years through the 2012 Olympics, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced Monday.
12/15/08 - US Downs China in Exhibition.
CARSON, Calif. ï¿½ Tina Ellerston scored her first career international goal and the U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team beat China, 1-0, in an exhibition match at the Home Depot Center.
12/8/08 - US Wins U20 World Cup.
LA FLORIDA, Chile ï¿½ The United States Under-20 Womenï¿½s soccer team downed Korea, 2-1, to win the 2008 U20 Womenï¿½s World Cup.
12/5/08 - U20 Women Book Ticket to Finals.
COQUIMBO, Chile ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s National Team booked a place in the championship game of the U20 Womenï¿½s World Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 semifinal victory over Germany on Thursday.
12/3/08 - Lilly Rejoins National Team.
CHICAGO ï¿½ After a year off, Connecticut native and Boston Breaker Kristine Lilly will make her return to the U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team this month.
12/1/08 - U20 Women Advance to Semis.
CHILLAN, Chile ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s National Team advanced to the semifinals of the U20 Womenï¿½s World Cup with a 3-0 win over England on Sunday.
11/28/08 - U20 Women Fall to China.
TEMUCO, Chile ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s National Team fell 2-0 to China in the final Group B game of the 2008 FIFA Under-20 World Cup. Despite the result, the Americans clinched the top place in Group B and will return to Chillan to face England, who finished second place finisher in Group A, in the quarterfinals on Sunday.
11/23/08 - U20 Women Earn Decisive Win.
CHILLAN, Chile ï¿½ The U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s National Team earned a decisive 3-0 win against Argentina in the second game of Group B at the FIFA Under-20 Womenï¿½s World Cup in Chile.
11/20/08 - Americans Beat Guatemala.
COMMERCE CITY, Colorado ï¿½ The U.S. Menï¿½s National Team recorded their seventh victory in eight 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, downing Guatemala 2-0 in front of 9,303 fans at Dickï¿½s Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday.
11/18/08 - Parkhurst Named to US Roster.
Revolution defender and Cranston, R.I., native Michael Parkhurst was among the 20 players named to the US Men's National Team for the team's 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala.
11/16/08 - U17 Women Fall in Final.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 Womenï¿½s National Team lost the U17 World Cup Final, falling 2-1 in overtime to Korea in front of 16,162 at North Harbour Stadium.
11/14/08 - U17s Advance to World Cup Final.
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand ï¿½ The US Under-17 Womenï¿½s National Team overcame a 1-0 deficit to beat Germany, 2-1, and advance to the to the championship game of the U17 World Cup.
11/12/08 - Parkhurst Named to US Roster.
Revolution defender and Cranston, R.I., native Michael Parkhurst was invited to join the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team for its upcoming training camp, which will be conducted from Nov. 12-15 at Dickï¿½s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.
11/10/08 - U17 Women Move to Semifinals.
HAMILTON, New Zealand ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 womenï¿½s soccer team advanced to the semifinals of the U17 World Cup with a dominating 4-2 victory against the Korea Republic in front of more than 7,000 fans at Waikato Stadium.
11/5/08 - U17s Advance to Quarterfinals.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand ï¿½ A goal from Vicki DiMartino gave the U.S. Under-17 Womenï¿½s National Team a 1-1 tie with France, earning the team a trip to quarterfinals in the FIFA U17 World Cup.
11/2/08 - Americans Defeat South Korea.
RICHMOND, Va. ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team made it four wins in four games on the 2008 Achieve Your Gold Tour, defeating South Korea 3-1 on Saturday behind goals from Angela Hucles, Heather Oï¿½Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley.
11/2/08 - U17s Get First World Cup Win.
HAMILTON, New Zealand ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 women won their first U17 World Cup game ever, overcoming an early 1-0 deficit to score three goals after the break in a 3-1 win over Paraguay.
10/30/08 - Mass Native Scores in U17 Loss.
HAMILTON, New Zealand ï¿½ Hansonï¿½s (Mass.) Kristen Mewis scored in the 51st minute but the U.S. Under-17 womenï¿½s soccer team lost in its first-ever U17 World Cup match, dropping a 3-2 decision to Japan at Waikato Stadium.
10/16/08 - US Loses to Trinidad & Tobago.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad ï¿½ The U.S. Menï¿½s National Team fell 2-1 to Trinidad & Tobago on a 79th-minute penalty kick on Wednesday night at Hasely Crawford Stadium in Trinidad.
10/15/08 - Mass. Sisters on U17 Squad.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The Mewis sisters from Hanson, Mass. were among the 21 players named to the U.S. Under-17 Womenï¿½s National Team for the upcoming U17 Womenï¿½s World Cup in New Zealand.
10/14/08 - Davies on US Roster For T&T.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Boston College standout Charlie Davies was one of 18 players named to U.S. Men's National Team coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s roster for Wednesdayï¿½s game against Trinidad & Tobago.
10/12/08 - US Drops Cuba, Advances in Qualifying.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Men's National Team clinched a berth in the final round of 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying with a dominating 6-1 victory against Cuba at RFK Stadium on Saturday.
10/4/08 - Dempsey on Roster for Cuba.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Rev Clint Dempsey is one of 23 players on coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s roster for next weekï¿½s World Cup Qualifying game against Cuba in Washington, D.C.
9/21/08 - US Women Set Win Record.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The U.S. women's soccer team set a record for wins in a calendar year, picking up its 29th victory of 2008 with a 2-0 triumph over Ireland Saturday in the third match of the Achieve Your Gold Tour.
9/18/08 - US Women Tie Wins Record.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Forward Natasha Kai scored her team-leading 15th goal of the year in the 72nd minute to give the United States women's soccer team a 1-0 victory over Ireland Wednesday at Giants Stadium.
9/14/08 - Kai, US Down Ireland.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. ï¿½ The US womenï¿½s soccer team began its celebratory domestic tour with a 2-0 win over Ireland Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
9/8/08 - Running-Time Diary: Cuba-USA.
Well, I had nothing better to do Saturday night, so I figured Iï¿½d sit down with the olï¿½ laptop and jot down some thoughts on the World Cup qualifier between the United States and Cuba in Havana.
9/7/08 - Dempsey, US Defeat Cuba.
HAVANA, Cuba - In their first trip to Havana in 61 years, the U.S. menï¿½s soccer team defeated Cuba, 1-0, to move into first place in Group 1 in the semifinals of World Cup qualifying.
8/29/08 - US Sets Roster for Qualifiers.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Sixteen of the players who earned the United Statesï¿½ first World Cup qualifying victory in Guatemala make a return to coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s new 20-man roster for upcoming qualifiers against Cuba and Trindad & Tobago.
8/22/08 - Two Locals on Girls U14 Team.
Two players from New England made the United States Under-14 girls team that will participate in the 2008 Womenï¿½s Nike Friendlies this week.
8/22/08 - Rough Affair Favors US.
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala ï¿½ In a knock-down, drag-em-out affair Wednesday night, the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team rode a Carlos Bocanegra goal to a 1-0 victory over Guatemala ï¿½ the United Statesï¿½ first ever World Cup qualifying win in Central American nation.
8/22/08 - US Takes Home Gold.
BEIJING ï¿½ The United States womenï¿½s soccer team exacted some revenge on the team that eliminated it from the World Cup, beating powerful Brazil, 1-0, Wednesday to win the gold medal.
8/18/08 - Women Earn Shot at Gold.
BEIJING ï¿½ Two goals from Angela Hucles propelled the United States womenï¿½s soccer team to the gold medal match following a 4-2 victory over Japan in the Olympic quarterfinals on Monday.
8/15/08 - American Women Down Canada.
SHANGHAI, China ï¿½ A dramatic diving header goal from Natasha Kai in the 101st minute of overtime gave the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team a 2-1 win over Canada and a berth in the semifinals of the Beijing Olympics.
8/15/08 - Dempsey on Roster for World Cup.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Rev Clint Dempsey is among 17 players named to the US menï¿½s team set to face Guatemala on Aug. 20 in the semifinal round of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup.
8/13/08 - US Men Bounced from Olympics.
BEIJING, China ï¿½ The United States menï¿½s soccer team has been eliminated from the Olympics.
8/12/08 - Women Advance to Second Round.
SHENYANG, China ï¿½ The U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team defeated New Zealand, 4-0, Tuesday to win Group G and advance to the second round of Olympic play.
8/10/08 - US Just Misses Clinch.
CHINA ï¿½ The U.S. menï¿½s soccer team was just minutes away from clinching a spot in the knockout stage after two games in Beijing, but a late equalizer from the Netherlands shocked the Americans for a 2-2 tie on Sunday at the Tianjin Olympic Sports Center Stadium.
8/9/08 - US Women Rebound with Win.
QUIHUANGDAO, China ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team rebounded from a 2-0 opening loss to Norway with a solid 1-0 win over Japan in the teamï¿½s second match of Group G action in the 2008 Olympic Games.
8/7/08 - US Downs Japan in First Game.
TIANJIN, China ï¿½ Stuart Holdenï¿½s second half goal gave the U.S. Menï¿½s Olympic Team a 1-0 victory over Japan in the teamsï¿½ opening match in the Beijing Games Thursday morning.
8/6/08 - Women Drop Olympic Opener.
QINHUANGDAO, China -- The U.S. women's soccer team didn't know what hit them.
8/3/08 - US Falters in Final Exhibition.
HONG KONG ï¿½ Luckily for the United States, this one doesnï¿½t count.
7/30/08 - Parkhurst Active in US Tune-Up.
HONG KONG ï¿½ Revolution defender Michael Parkhurst earned the start and played all 90 minutes in the United Statesï¿½ first tune-up before the Olympics, a scoreless draw with Ivory Coast in Hong Kongï¿½s ING Cup.
7/28/08 - U17 Women Win CONCACAF.
TRINIDAD ï¿½ The U.S. Under-17 Womenï¿½s National Team won the 2008 CONCACAF Under-17 Womenï¿½s Championship with a 4-1 victory against Costa Rica on Sunday night.
7/24/08 - Manzonelli On Milk Cup Roster.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Revolution midfielder Brandon Manzonelli was named to the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team?s 18-player roster that will travel to Northern Ireland to play in the 2008 Milk Cup.
7/22/08 - Women U23s Win Nordic Cup.
SWEDEN -- The U.S. Under-23 women's soccer team beat Germany, 3-0, to win the 2008 Nordic Cup championship Tuesday.
7/19/08 - Hanson Twins Power U17 Women.
TRINIDAD -- Massachusetts native Samantha Mewis scored twice -- including one on a feed from sister Kristen -- and the Under-17 Women's National Team defeated Costa Rica, 6-0, in the team?s first-ever World Cup Qualifying match Friday.
7/19/08 - Schnur, U23s Best England.
SWEDEN -- UConn alum and Mutiny defender Meghan Schnur notched an assist and the Women's Under-23 National Team beat England, 3-0, in its second game of the Nordic Cup Friday.
7/19/08 - Cheney Replaces Wambach on Olympic Roster.
CHICAGO -- Forward Lauren Cheney will replace Abby Wambach on the U.S. Women's Olympic Soccer Team after the USA's leading scorer broke her leg in the Americans' 1-0 exhibition win over Brazil this week.
7/17/08 - Parkhurst, Davies Make Olympic Cut.
The Revolution's Michael Parkhurst and Boston College alum Charlie Davies were among the 18 players named to the U.S. National Team for this summer's Olympics in Beijing.
7/17/08 - Wambach to Miss Olympics.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- The U.S. Women's National Team received devastating news Wednesday that leading scorer Abby Wambach will miss the 2008 Olympics after fracturing her leg in the Americans' 1-0 exhibition win over Brazil.
7/16/08 - U23 Women Beat Swiss.
SWEDEN -- The U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team defeated Switzerland, 1-0, in the opening match of the 2008 Nordic Cup Tuesday.
7/12/08 - Locals Have Hand in U20 Men's Win.
LAREDO, Texas -- Boston native Sheanon Williams scored and Revs? reserve midfielder Brandon Manzonelli had two assists in the U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team's 3-0 victory over Mexico on Thursday.
7/12/08 - Hanson Twins on U17 Roster.
CHICAGO -- Kristen and Samantha Mewis of Hanson, Mass. were named to the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team for the upcoming CONCACAF U17 Championships in Trinidad & Tobago.
7/10/08 - Schnur on U23 Women's Team.
UConn's Meghan Schnur was named to the U.S. Under-23 Women's National Team that will travel to Sweden Friday for the Nordic Cup tournament held next week.
7/6/08 - Sundhage Triumphant in Return Home.
SWEDEN ï¿½ The U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team defeated Sweden, 1-0, on a 39th minute goal from midfielder Carli Lloyd to complete a sweep of two matches in Scandinavia.
7/3/08 - Women Get First Win in Norway.
NORWAY -- The U.S. Women's National Team won for the first time ever in Norway, defeating the host country, 4-0, on goals from four different players, in a friendly on Wednesday.
6/29/08 - Women U20's Fall to Canada.
PUEBLA, Mexico ï¿½ The United States Under-20 womenï¿½s soccer team picked a bad time to allow a goal.
6/26/08 - US Women Qualify for U20 World Cup.
PUEBLA, Mexico ï¿½The U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s soccer team earned a berth to the U-20 Womenï¿½s World Cup after a 4-0 win over Costa Rica in the semifinal of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament on Wednesday.
6/24/08 - US Women's Olympic Roster Announced.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Formerly banished goalkeeper Hope Solo was one of 18 players named to the US womenï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s roster for the Summer Olympics in Beijing, while longtime mainstay Briana Scurry was left off the team.
6/23/08 - U20 Women Best Mexico.
MEXICO -- After bombarding Cuba, 9-0, on Friday, the U.S. Under-20 Womenï¿½s National Team scored a third of the goals Sunday, but still won easily, 3-0 over Mexico, to earn the top place in Group A of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship.
6/23/08 - Americans Finish Off Barbados.
BARBADOS ï¿½ The US menï¿½s soccer team advanced to the semifinals of world Cup qualifying with a 1-0 victory over Barbados Sunday afternoon, giving the Americans a 9-0 win in the two-game, aggregate goal series against the island nation.
6/21/08 - US Wins Peace Queen Cup.
SUWON, South Korea ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team won the 2008 Peace Queen Cup with a 1-0 victory over Canada thanks to midfielder Angela Hucles stoppage time goal and some timely goalkeeping from Hope Solo.
6/17/08 - Women Dispatch Brazilians.
SUWON, South Korea ï¿½ The U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team defeated Brazil, 1-0, on a 41st minute goal from forward Amy Rodriguez in a scrappy encounter at the 2008 Peace Queen Cup, giving the USA control of Group B and taking a major step toward a berth in the tournamentï¿½s championship game.
6/17/08 - BC Player on U20 Roster.
CHICAGO -- Boston College forward Gina DiMartino was among the 20 players named to the US Women's National Team's Under-20 World Cup qualifying roster that will begin its quest in the CONCACAF tournament this June in Mexico.
6/16/08 - Americans Rout Barbados.
CARSON, Calif. ï¿½ Landon Donovan cautioned of a letdown against a lesser opponent when discussing the United States unquestioned advantage over Barbados, their first opponent in World Cup qualifying.
6/15/08 - US Women Win Peace Cup Opener.
SUWON, South Korea -- Natasha Kai and Abby Wambach tallied and the US Women's National Team beat Australia, 2-1, in the its opening match of the 2008 Peace Queen Cup.
6/10/08 - US Ready for Barbados.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The US menï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s road to the World Cup begins this Sunday when coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s side takes on Barbados in the first game of the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying.
6/9/08 - Donovan Gets 100 in Tie with Argentina.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. ï¿½ Landon Donovan became the youngest American and fourth-youngest international ever to reach 100 caps in national duty in the US menï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s 0-0 tie with No. 1-ranked Argentina in front of a record sellout crowd of 78,682 fans at Giants Stadium.
6/7/08 - Donovan Tries for 100 Again.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Landon Donovan will once again hope to have the opportunity to earn his 100th cap for the United States.
6/6/08 - Mutiny's Mauer Called to U23s.
New England Mutiny midfielder Jenny Maurer has been called into camp for the U-23 United States Women's National Team.
6/5/08 - Spain Slips By US.
SPAIN ï¿½ The United States menï¿½s soccer team took advantage of a lackluster first half from fourth-ranked Spain, keeping it close until Xavi Hernandez scored in the 79th minute in what wound up as the gameï¿½s only goal in a 1-0 Spain triumph Wednesday.
6/3/08 - Women Reveal Peace Cup Roster.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Former Boston Breaker Kate Markgraf joins 20 US womenï¿½s soccer players on coach Pia Sundhageï¿½s roster for Juneï¿½s Peace Queen Cup.
5/31/08 - Roster Announced for Spain.
Fulham FC striker and former Rev Clint Dempsey will join a handful of other stars including Freddy Adu and Landon Donovan on the US National Teamï¿½s 24-man roster for Wednesdayï¿½s friendly against Spain.
5/29/08 - England Too Much for US.
LONDON ï¿½ A listless United States menï¿½s soccer team lost a 2-0 decision to 11th-ranked England Wednesday night in front of 71, 233 fans at Wembley Stadium.
5/26/08 - US Ends Toulon Winless.
FRANCE ï¿½ The U.S. Under-23 Menï¿½s National Team closed out the Toulon International Tournament with a 2-0 loss to Italy on Sunday.
5/24/08 - U23s Drop Second Straight in France.
FRANCE ï¿½ A second-half penalty strike did in the US Under-13 menï¿½s soccer team in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast Friday, the Americansï¿½ second loss in as many games in the Toulon International Tournament.
5/22/08 - Feilhaber Hurt, US Falls to Turkey.
FRANCE ï¿½ Captain Benny Feilhaber left with a knee injury and the U.S. Under-23 menï¿½s soccer team lost, 3-2 to Turkey in the first game of the Toulon International Tournament Wednesday.
5/22/08 - Donovan Should Hit 100 vs. Brits.
Old friend Clint Dempsey and 21 others were named to coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s 22-player roster for the May 28 friendly against England at Wembley Stadium, a game that should see Landon Donovan become the fourth-fastest male player to reach 100 caps in international soccer history.
5/21/08 - US Trains for South Korea Tournament.
Twenty-seven players, including former Boston Breaker Kate Markgraf, will compete in front of U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team coach Pia Sundhage for the next two weeks for the chance to be a part of the 20-player roster for Juneï¿½s Peace Queen Cup in South Korea.
5/16/08 - Dempsey Among 33 Players in US Pool.
Former Rev and current Fulham striker Clint Dempsey is among the 33 players selected to coach Bob Bradleyï¿½s player pool in anticipation of the upcoming trio of blockbuster friendlies against England, Spain and Argentina.
5/13/08 - Valentino On U23 Roster.
Revolution rookie defender Rob Valentino was one of 22 players named to the U.S. Under-23 men's soccer team's roster for the Toulon International Tournament in France.
5/11/08 - Kai, US Trick Canada.
Forward Natasha Kai scored her first career hat trick and the United States women's soccer team beat Canada, 6-0, Saturday in a rematch of last month's CONCACAF Championship.
5/4/08 - Wild Win for US Women.
In a wild match that saw the U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team score two own goals and give up a three-goal lead in the second half, substitute midfielder Angela Hucles provided the game-winner in the 94th minute to lead the Americans to a 5-4 victory over Australia.
4/28/08 - Lloyd, U.S. Boot Aussies.
CARY, N.C ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team earned its first domestic win of the year after a stoppage time goal from midfielder Carli Lloyd gave the Americans a dramatic 3-2 victory over Australia in rain-soaked game that was delayed due to lightning Sunday.
4/22/08 - Americans Learn Olympic Draw.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. Under-23 Men and Womenï¿½s National Teams were drawn into their respective groups for the 2008 Olympic Games during the Final Draw this evening in Beijing, China.
4/20/08 - US Women Convene for Exhibitions.
CHICAGO - In their first action since winning the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament, 25 members of the U.S. women's soccer team will convene in North Carolina on April 22 to gear up for a three-game exhibition slate against Australia and Canada.
4/13/08 - US Wins Women's CONCACAF.
MEXICO ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team, after a big save from goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart, prevailed 6-5 in penalty kicks to win the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament Saturday.
4/10/08 - US Women in Olympics.
MEXICO -- The U.S. Women's National Team rebounded from a frustrating first half to score three second half goals - two by Natasha Kai - and clinch a spot in the Beijing Summer Olympics with a 3-0 win over Costa Rica Wednesday.
4/7/08 - US Women Best Mexico.
MEXICO ï¿½ The U.S. Womenï¿½s National Team got two goals from Natasha Kai and one from Abby Wambach in a rousing 3-1 victory over Mexico in front of a sold-out crowd of 22,280 at the Estadio Olimpico Benito Juarez.
4/5/08 - Jamaica Easy Fodder for US.
MEXICO -- Striker Abby Wambach had two goals and two assists and the United States women's soccer team started Olympic Qualifying with a bang, routing Jamaica, 6-0, on Friday.
3/31/08 - Roster Set for Women's Olympic Qualifying.
CHICAGO ï¿½ United States womenï¿½s soccer coach Pia Sundhage finalized the 20-player roster to travel to Mexico for 2008 CONCACAF Womenï¿½s Olympic Qualifying as the USA attempts to earn one of two berths to the summerï¿½s Beijing Olympics.
3/27/08 - US Takes Care of Poland.
KRAKOW, Poland ï¿½ Three different goalscorers propelled the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team to a 3-0 victory over Poland, giving the United States back-to-back wins on European soil for the first time in history. The Americans defeated Switzerland in Basel last October.
3/24/08 - Bradley Names Roster for Poland.
Former Revolution forward Clint Dempsey was among the 18 players named to the US soccer teamï¿½s roster for Wednesdayï¿½s exhibition against Poland in Karkow.
3/23/08 - U23s Drop CONCACAF Final.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ï¿½ With little more than bragging rights at stake, the United States Under-23 menï¿½s soccer team surrendered the game winning goal in the 103rd minute of Sundayï¿½s CONCACAF Championship, dropping a 1-0 overtime decision to Honduras in a rematch of an early round game.
3/21/08 - Olympic Bound.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ï¿½ Freddy Adu scored twice and the United States menï¿½s soccer team clinched its first berth in the Olympics since 2000, beating Canada, 3-0, at LP Field in Nashville, Tenn., in the semifinals of CONCACAF Qualifying Thursday night.
3/20/08 - Americans' Game in England Set.
The U.S. Menï¿½s National Teamï¿½s plans to face England were finalized this week as part of a string of late-spring matches on European soil designed to get the team ready for World Cup Qualifying.
3/18/08 - National Teams Move On.
Fresh off a tournament win at the Algarve Cup, the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team will return to Carson, Calif. Friday for the final training camp before the womenï¿½s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, set to begin April 2 in Mexico.
3/16/08 - Americans Topple Honduras.
TAMPA, Fla. ï¿½ For the second straight match, the U.S. Under-23 menï¿½s soccer team used a penalty strike to take down a CONCACAF opponent, this time riding an Eddie Gaven penalty kick in the final minute of stoppage time to a 1-0 victory over Honduras and a berth in the semifinals of the Olympic Qualifying tournament.
3/14/08 - US Sneaks By Panama.
TAMPA, Fla. ï¿½ Freddy Adu converted a penalty kick for the gameï¿½s only goal and the U.S. Under-23 menï¿½s soccer team beat Panama, 1-0, to gain sole possession of second place in Group A in CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying.
3/12/08 - Women Win Algarve Cup.
PORTUGAL ï¿½ Abby Wambachï¿½s 49th-minute goal proved to be the difference as the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team beat Denmark, 2-1, Wednesday to capture its sixth Algarve Cup championship.
3/12/08 - Americans Draw With Cuba.
TAMPA, Fla. ï¿½ The U.S. Under-23 menï¿½s soccer team tied Cuba, 1-1, in the opening game of 2008 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying, squandering an early lead and failing to capitalize on several good scoring chances.
3/11/08 - US Women Roll Past Norway.
ALVOR, Portugal ï¿½The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team got goals from Natasha Kai, Abby Wambach and Heather Oï¿½Reilly in an 11-minute span before second-half sub Amy Rodriguez finished the scoring in the 90th minute to cap a 4-0 victory over Norway and vault the Americans into their sixth straight Algarve Cup final.
3/10/08 - Davies Makes U-23 Cut.
Former Boston College striker Charlie Davies made the final 20-man roster for the US Under-23 menï¿½s soccer Olympic Qualifying team.
3/8/08 - US Takes Care of Italy.
ALVOR, Portugal ï¿½ Two days after routing China, the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team got an early goal from Lindsay Tarpley and a late clincher from Heather Oï¿½Reilly to defeat Italy, 2-0, in the Americansï¿½ second match in the 2008 Algarve Cup
3/6/08 - US Women Rout China.
ALBUFEIRA, Portugal ï¿½ Four different players scored in the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s 4-0 rout of China in the opening match of the Algarve Cup Wednesday.
2/27/08 - Davies Called Into U-23 Camp.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Boston College product Charlie Davies was among the 24 players invited to participate in the U.S. Under-23 menï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s final training camp before 2008 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying.
2/26/08 - US Draws Group With Mexico.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The U.S. womenï¿½s soccer team has been drawn into Group A with Jamaica and Mexico for 2008 CONCACAF Womenï¿½s Olympic Qualifying this April in Mexico.
2/21/08 - Sundhage Picks 20 For Algarve Cup.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Coming off a 17-day training camp, US womenï¿½s soccer team coach Pia Sundhage named 20 players, led by veterans Hope Solo and Abby Wambach, to Marchï¿½s Algarve Cup roster.
2/20/08 - Three Locals Called Into U-20 Camp.
CHICAGO -- Freshmen Stuart Amick (UMass), Shawn Chin (Boston College) and Jon Okafor (Brown) were among the 23 college players called into the US Under-20 Men?s National Team's domestic training camp that began yesterday in New Orleans.
2/14/08 - US Falls To 26th In World.
The U.S. National Team fell six places to 26th in the latest FIFA world rankings released Wednesday, despite going undefeated in its only two matches of 2008.
2/7/08 - US Draws With Mexico.
HOUSTON ï¿½ Despite blowing a 2-1 second-half lead, the United States menï¿½s soccer team ran its home undefeated streak against Mexico to 10 games with a 2-2 draw Wednesday night in front of 70,103 fans at Reliant Stadium in Houston.
2/4/08 - First Qualifier Settled For US.
CHICAGO ï¿½ The United States menï¿½s soccer team begins the road to qualification for its sixth consecutive World Cup on June 15 against either Barbados or Dominica at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.
2/3/08 - Parkhurst On US Roster for Mexico.
CHICAGO -- Revolution defender Michael Parkhurst was one of 22 players selected by U.S. Men's National Team coach Bob Bradley to travel to Houston in anticipation of Wednesday's match with Mexico at Reliant Stadium.
1/29/08 - Connecticut Natives Among U.S. Women Call-Ups.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Connecticut natives Tiffany Weimer (North Haven) and Manya Makoski (Trumbull) were two of the 37 players called into the next U.S. Women's National Team training camp in preparations for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.
1/27/08 - DiCicco To Coach US U-20 Women.
CHICAGO ï¿½ Boston Breakers coach and former U.S. Women's National Team headman Tony DiCicco has been named head coach of the U.S. Under-20 women's team.
1/25/08 - Cristman, Davies Called Into U-23 Camp.
Revolution forward Adam Cristman and Boston College produce Charlie Davies were two of the 23 players called into the United States Under-23 team's final training camp before head coach Peter Nowak selects the team that will compete in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in March.
1/25/08 - Familiar Trio Headed Back To US Camp.
Revolution teammates Michael Parkhurst and Taylor Twellman and the recently released Pat Noonan were among the 21 players recalled to U.S. National Team camp to begin preparations for the teamï¿½s Feb. 6 match against Mexico.
1/21/08 - US Women Win Four Nations Tournament.
GUANGZHOU, China ï¿½ Pia Sundhage got her first tournament win with her new team and the U.S. women's National Team got its first first-place finish of the year after defeating China, 1-0, Sunday to win the 2008 Four Nations Tournament.
1/21/08 - Donovan Sets US Scoring Mark.
CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan became the all-time leading goal scorer for the U.S. Menï¿½s National Team after his second-half penalty kick helped the U.S. beat Sweden, 2-0, at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., Saturday.
1/19/08 - Women Earn Date With China.
GUANGZHOU, China ï¿½ The U.S. women's soccer dispatched Finland with little drama in its second match of the 2008 Four Nations Tournament Friday, getting two goals from Lindsay Tarpley in a 4-1 victory that sets up a clash with host China for the championship this Sunday.
1/9/08 - Sundhage Names First Tournament Roster.
Pia Sundhage constructed her first tournament roster as head coach of the United States women's soccer team, finalizing a 20-player group that will represent America in Foshan, China at the Four Nations Tournament later this month.
1/8/08 - Lilly To Miss Olympics.
Connecticut native and former Boston Breaker Kristine Lilly announced she will not compete in the 2008 Olympic Games next summer if the United States qualifies in April.
12/28/07 - Sundhage Opens Camp With US.
New U.S. women's soccer coach Pia Sundhage called 27 players to a six-day training camp that will run from Jan. 3-8 in Carson, Calif., in the team's first action of the new year.
12/27/07 - U23s Open Against Cuba.
United States U-23 men's soccer team will kick off the CONCACAF U-23 Championship in a politically charged Group A matchup against Cuba.
12/21/07 - Dempsey Named US Soccer Male Athlete of the Year.
Former Revolution favorite and current U.S. National Team midfielder/forward Clint Dempsey was named the 2007 Male Athlete of the Year by U.S. Soccer.
12/10/07 - U17s Beat Brazil Fall to Turkey.
The U.S. Under-17 men's soccer team defeated Brazil, 2-0, Saturday, but fell to Turkey by the same score in the final international match of the Development Academy Nike Friendlies on Sunday.
12/7/07 - U17s Win First Game Under Cabrera.
The U.S. Under-17 ('92) men's soccer team won its first international game under new head coach Wilmer Cabrera, beating Russia, 2-0, Thursday in the first game of the Development Academy Nike Friendlies.
12/5/07 - Women Set for First Training Camp Under Sundhage.
The U.S. women's soccer team starts its first training camp under new coach Pia Sundhage this Saturday in Carson, Calif.
11/30/07 - Cristman, Davies Called to U23 Team.
Boston College product and Manchester, N.H., native Charlie Davies and Revolution forward Adam Cristman were among the 22 players called into training camp by U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team coach Peter Nowak.
11/26/07 - World Cup Draw: US Will Face Winner of Barbados Dominica.
The United States men's soccer team will face the winner of the Barbados and Dominica series in the second round of World Cup qualifying this June.
11/18/07 - US Men Defeat South Africa.
Steve Cherundolo scored his second career goal and the United States men's soccer team beat South Africa, 1-0, Saturday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
11/13/07 - Sundhage Named New US Women's Coach.
Former Swedish star and Boston Breakers coach Pia Sundhage was named the new head coach of the United States Women's National Team Tuesday.
11/7/07 - US to Host CONCACAF U23 Finals.
The United States will host the final round of the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Under-23 Championship in Los Angeles, Tampa and Nashville from March 10-13, U.S. Soccer announced this week.
11/5/07 - OPINION - Future is Now for US Soccer.
These are interesting times in the world of American soccer. Aside from a wide open MLS playoff race, various moves have been made recently to later the infrastructure of the game in this country at all levels.
10/26/07 -Cabrera Takes Over US U-17s.
Colombian World Cup veteran Wilmer Cabrera was named head coach of the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team and head of the U.S. Soccer U-17 Residency Program, both positions formerly occupied by the recently promoted John Hackworth.
10/24/07 -Hackworth Named US Assistant.
John Hackworth, the longtime U.S. Soccer Youth National Team coach, had been appointed assistant coach to Bob Bradley and U.S. Men's National team.
10/23/07 - Ryan Out as US Women's Coach.
Greg Ryan's decision to bench Hope Solo in favor of Briana Scurry in the Women's World Cup may have cost the U.S. National Team coach his job.
10/20/07 - Andrew Hush - Boyz 2 Men.
Just three months since they were big boys at the Under-20 World Cup, the trio of Michael Bradley, Danny Szetela and Freddy Adu are set to lead an emergence of a new generation of the main men that will form the backbone of the senior national team of the future.
10/15/07 - Twellman Added to US Roster.
Revolution striker Taylor Twellman was added to the roster for the U.S. Men's National Team's game with Switzerland Wednesday.
10/15/07 - Twellman Added to US Roster.
Revolution striker Taylor Twellman was added to the roster for the U.S. Men's National Team's game with Switzerland Wednesday.
10/14/07 - Scurry and US Beat Mexico.
Briana Scurry started and played the entire game, this time earning a much more favorable result, albeit on an almost meaningless stage, as the U.S. women's national team downed Mexico, 5-1, in the squad's first match since the World Cup.
10/12/07 - Solo Back With US
Banished and disgruntled U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo was on the Women's National Team's roster for its season-closing, three game exhibition set with Mexico.
10/10/07 - Bradley Names Roster for Swiss
U.S. Men's National Team coach Bob Bradley released the names of the 21 players that will train in Europe in advance of the team's international match against Switzerland on Oct. 17.
10/2/07 - The Girls of Fall
Eight years after their finest hour, the US Women's National Team have lost their glow as a marketing force, and lost their way as a soccer team.
9/30/07 - US Takes Third Place
The United States women received some solace at least, winning third place in the Womenï¿½s World Cup Sunday with a 4-1 rout of Norway.
9/28/07 - OPINION Ryan Outdoes Himself
Andrew Hush Weighs in On UN Women's National team coach Greg Ryan's decision to drop Hope Solo for teh US-Brazill World Cup semifinal.
9/27/07 - Disaster - US Routed by Brazil.
The United States? goalkeeping switch didn?t work, but not much else did either in the Americans 4-0 loss to Brazil Thursday.
9/26/07 - US Switching Goalies.
Former UMass standout Briana Scurry will start in goal in place of Hope Solo in the U.S. womenï¿½s soccer teamï¿½s match against Brazil tomorrow, according to reports from multiple media outlets.
9/17/07 - Group B Showdown.
The US Women's National team needs to score plenty of goals against Nigeria in tomorrow's fianl Group B Game if they want to avoid Germany
in the quarter finals.
9/9/07 - US Women Ready.
The US Women's National team heads to China in preparation for their Group B opener agaisnt North Korea.
9/2/07 - Land of the Free.
Where have you gone Joe Max Moore? Michael Jones wonders why there is nobody on the US Men's National team who can take a free kick the way the former Revs star use to be able to.
8/30/07 - U17 World Cup Ends for US.
A 2-1 defeat at the hands of Germany brought an end to the US U17 Men's National Team's participation in the U17 World Cup.
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