Breaking Down the USMNT September Qualifying Roster

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Jurgen Klinsmann has called in 26 players to represent the United States in two decisive World Cup qualifiers to be played over a five day period surrounding Labor Day weekend. As of writing, there has been one injury replacement as well, with New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan brought in […]

Whiney Limey: Revitalized City of Manchester Highlight Month 1 of Premier League

Tweet Guy Bailey Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey writes columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Premier League season. In those columns, he’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for a […]

USMNT Roster Roundtable Part II: Who Deserves the Call?

Tweet     Yesterday, our panel unveiled the goalkeepers and defenders they felt warranted selection for the upcoming US World Cup qualifying matches against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.  You can meet the panel members and read the discussion here. Today, we explore the midfielders and forwards. We also note the […]

USMNT Roster Roundtable, Part I: Who Deserves the Call?

Tweet Jurgen Klinsmann will shortly name his 23 man roster for the two decisive Labor Day weekend qualifying matches. Who warrants the call? TYAC assembled a roundtable of American soccer writers to discuss just that. We’ll release the roundtable in two parts.  Today- goalkeepers and defenders. Because defense wins Hexagonals. Or something like that. First, the […]

High Drama As CONCACAF Heads To Labor Day Qualifying Break

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon             Labor Day marks the unofficial final stand of summer for most the country, particularly up north, where school beckons on the other side and barbeque grills linger, hoping to keep the smells of a summer well spent in the air just a moment longer. For soccer […]

Whiney Limey Returns: A Broken Hart, and Other BPL Musings

Tweet Guy Bailey Editor’s Note: Guy Bailey writes columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season. In those columns, he’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit who lived for a […]

Evaluating the Rio Disappointment and What's Next for the US Women

Evaluating the Rio Disappointment and What’s Next for the US Women

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon It’s been a week since the US Women’s National Team tumbled out of the 2016 Rio Olympics without a medal, losing a quarterfinal match on penalties to Sweden. The quarterfinal exit was the earliest exit for a US women’s team in a major tournament (Olympics or World Cup) and has spawned […]

TYAC Fantasy Premier League: Win A Scarf!

TYAC Fantasy Premier League: Win A Scarf!

Tweet   Come join us at TYAC this season as we play Fantasy Premier League at NBC Sports. League winner will receive Premier League scarf of their choice.  To join, create a team at https://fantasy.premierleague.com/ and enter code: 1644403-402104

Rio 2016: Two Games, Six Points, and Yet the US Women Can Play Better?

Rio 2016: Two Games, Six Points, and Yet the US Women Can Play Better?

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon The US earned six points in their opening two matches of the 2016 Olympic games, capped off with Saturday’s 1-0 victory over a terrific France side at the fabled Estadio Mineirão. Dating back to the beginning of last summer’s World Cup in Canada, the US women have notched shutouts in 14 of 17 […]

Julian Green Hat Trick Shows Bayern Munich May Still Be His Future

Julian Green Hat Trick Shows Bayern Munich May Still Be His Future

Tweet Kyle Bonn “I’m really happy to be here. I work hard every day, and we will see. It’s my goal to work hard every day, and show the coach who I am. That’s my only chance.” That’s what Julian Green –you know, the kid who scored in the knock out rounds of the World […]

USA Vie For Third in Colombia Rematch: The TYAC Preview

USA Vie For Third in Colombia Rematch: The TYAC Preview

Tweet Jon Levy and Neil W Blackmon The US closes the Copa América the way it started it, with a match against Colombia, this time in Glendale, Arizona. The third-place match caps a tournament where we’ve seen the best of Jurgen Klinsmann’s USMNT, in wins over Costa Rica and an impressive quarterfinal victory over Ecuador. […]

Despite Pregame Chatter, US Played Scared Against Argentina

Despite Pregame Chatter, US Played Scared Against Argentina

Tweet Kyle Bonn The United States came into their Copa America semifinal against Argentina with a strong mindset, a belief they could complete a task many thought impossible. They spoke plenty in the lead-up to the match about how they weren’t afraid, they were ready, and they were going to play their game on their […]

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