Fabian Johnson challenged by Oribe Peralta during USMNT vs Mexico match Saturday (via BostonHerald.com)
After the U.S. did not make the Gold Cup final earlier this year, it was clear that Jurgen Klinsman had been given a longer leash than previous National Team coaches like Bob Bradley and Bruce Arena. Now, after the US loss to Mexico on Saturday night and their match against Costa Rica tonight, we ask the OTF Staff: What changes (if any) need to be made to improve the United States Men’s National Team?
Picturesque Juanacatlan – my father’s home town.
OTF’s Robert Suarez continues his look back at Chicago fútbol life… Continue reading
Super Rica? You know, it has a nice ring to it… (dailymail.co.uk)
The round of 16 was hard on CONCACAF, but there’s still one flag from the region flying as the World Cup readies for its quarterfinals. Austin Fido looks back at the second round… Continue reading
At what point did you decide the only thing missing was carrots? (o.canada.com)
The World Cup marches on. Day two of the round of 16 will determine
who gets beat by Holland in the next round another quarterfinal pairing. Austin Fido has the preview… Continue reading
CONCACAF ready to soar? (Photo: theguardian.com)
Great news: three CONCACAF teams in the second round means there will be a sixth installment of this series! But before we get ahead of ourselves, Austin Fido has the look back at the culmination of the region’s best-ever World Cup group stage performance… Continue reading
Really making the most of what Graham Zusi did for them. (Photo: ftbpro.com)
Sam Fels is taking a breather. Austin Fido deputizes with a look back at the day the first second round pairings were confirmed…
The happiest nation on earth got a little happier this week (Photo: thescore.ie)
The second round of group stage matches was another good one for CONCACAF nations in the World Cup. Austin Fido brings the update… Continue reading