Monthly Archives: February 2016

Stuart Holden Retires, Alejandro Bedoya Scores and Mallory Pugh Signs with UCLA

February 3, 2016
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It was another busy day in the world of American soccer, headlined by Stuart Holden’s announcement that he has retired from the game. At one time, Holden appeared to be a future star and standard bearer for Americans abroad. Then, horror tackles by Nigel de Jong (who officially signed with the LA Galaxy today)...

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Olympics and Olympics: Everything You Missed Today in American Soccer

February 2, 2016
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The United States women’s national team is in its final stages of preparation for Olympic qualifying. Today, several players heading to camp shared their travel on social media. ✈️ to Dallas for Olympic qualification prep, tournament starts Feb. 10! #USWNT — Becky Sauerbrunn (@beckysauerbrunn) February 2, 2016 Off to Texasss ✈️ #USWNT — Lindsey...

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Everything You Missed Today in American Soccer: February 1, 2016

February 1, 2016
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Last night, the United States men’s national team defeated Iceland 3-2 in the first of two January camp friendlies. The winner was scored by D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum in the 90th minute. The game also represented first caps for a host of players, including Ethan Finlay, Kellyn Acosta, Tony Tchani and Jerome Kiesewetter,...

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