clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Gregg Berhalter Is Back, but He Also Never Really Went Away

A public scandal almost derailed the head coach’s USMNT career, but U.S. Soccer ultimately stuck with Berhalter—the architect of a system that still thrived in his absence, culminating in a victory over Canada in the Nations League final

Filed under:

Folarin Balogun Is Here. What Does He Bring to the USMNT?

The prolific young forward could be the striker the U.S. has been desperately searching for—and a key figure at the stateside 2026 World Cup

Filed under:

Who Will Coach the USMNT Next? The Job Isn’t As Enticing As You Think.

With Gregg Berhalter’s future uncertain, U.S. Soccer is preparing to announce the manager it hopes will lead the country to glory in the 2026 World Cup. There’s just one problem: Many coaches don’t want the job.

Filed under:

The USMNT Scandal Reflects the Incestuous Nature of American Soccer

A small clique of elites runs U.S. Soccer, passing it on from fathers to sons, from mentors to mentees. In retrospect, it was inevitable that two prominent American soccer families would get caught up in a bubbling stew of conflicted interests and backstabbing.

Filed under:

A Last Dance World Cup for Soccer’s Biggest Stars

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Luka Modric are among the ageless stars hoping to reach the sport’s pinnacle in Qatar

Filed under:

The USMNT Passed Their World Cup Test. Now the Fun Part Begins.

Progression to the knockout stage is a remarkable achievement for a young, promising team. And they might not be finished.

Filed under:

Christian Pulisic’s Moment With the USMNT Has Arrived

Pulisic played well in the United States’ World Cup opener against Wales. He might need to be even better against England.

Filed under:

The USMNT Is Back in the World Cup. Is the Mission Accomplished?

It has been a long journey back to the game’s greatest event for American men’s soccer

Filed under:

Countdown to Qatar: How Prepared Is the USMNT for the World Cup?

The men’s national team is finalizing its plans for its first World Cup since 2014. Not everyone is sold.

Filed under:

How to Strengthen Cross-Border Ties Between U.S. and Mexican Pro Soccer

Last fall, Liga MX and MLS announced a revamped version of the Leagues Cup that includes a month-long competition involving all 47 teams in the two leagues. It’s a step forward in the collaboration across North American soccer.