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73 Days From USA and Ghana: Thoughts of the Day

73 Days From USA and Ghana: Thoughts of the Day

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon As good a time as any to begin what will be your author’s daily countdown diary to the United States and Ghana kicking off the Yanks 2014 World Cup campaign in Natal. As this is the beginning of this feature, all I can suggest is that each day I’ll address certain […]

USA vs. Mexico- Never A Friendly: Your TYAC Preview

USA vs. Mexico- Never A Friendly: Your TYAC Preview

Tweet Jon Levy A (late) Wednesday night in the middle of the week after March Madness has morphed into the far less chaotic Final Four seems like the perfect time for a good old fashioned MLS All-Stars versus Liga MX All-Stars bloodbath. Throw in a side of what could be a debut for US Soccer’s […]

USA vs. Mexico Roster: American Dream and Julian Green

USA vs. Mexico Roster: American Dream and Julian Green

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Jurgen Klinsmann’s European-based contingent had their final run-through before the 30 man send-off series roster is selected in just over a month, falling 2-0 to an inspired Ukraine in Cyprus. Now, it’s the American-based players turn, with Mexico waiting in the wings in Glendale next week. Julian Green of Bayern Munich, […]

Amid Turbulent Political Winds, US Play Important Match Vs. Ukraine: TYAC Preview

Amid Turbulent Political Winds, US Play Important Match Vs. Ukraine: TYAC Preview

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon and Jon Levy The conflict in Ukraine, and the subsequent Russian intervention in Crimea has been framed in a million ways, and since this all ratcheted up during the Olympics, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to view the situation through the lens of sport. We’ve had a Ukrainian skier pull out […]

US 2, South Korea 0: Solid 2014 Debut Icing on the Cupcake

US 2, South Korea 0: Solid 2014 Debut Icing on the Cupcake

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Out of deference to the Super Bowl, TYAC’s traditional “final thoughts and match musings” piece moves to Monday this week. After last night’s display by the team from Colorado, there is a thinking at least on this end that the deference was ill-deserved. What a travishammockery of a football game. The bad news […]

Fourth Annual Yanks Are Coming Awards- Part Two - The Big Ones

Fourth Annual Yanks Are Coming Awards- Part Two – The Big Ones

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon As promised, we deliver Part II of the Fourth Annual Yanks Are Coming Best (and Worst) of US Soccer Awards today. Today, we concentrate on excellence, announcing the winners of our four “big” awards that come with plaques and our award for the best young American soccer player of the year. […]

Camp Cupcake: 2014 - Klinsmann Names Nice Blend of Youth and Vets to Camp

Camp Cupcake: 2014 – Klinsmann Names Nice Blend of Youth and Vets to Camp

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Jurgen Klinsmann named 26 players today to the annual January USMNT training camp, affectionately known as “Camp Cupcake.” The camp will open Monday morning in California, head to Sao Paulo briefly and then return to the land of the Galaxy and what is now the Stubhub Center  in time for a […]

US Soccer In 2013: One Thousand Words on A Banner Year

US Soccer In 2013: One Thousand Words on A Banner Year

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon What better way to spend your New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day holiday than by reviewing the year that was in US Soccer with your friends at The Yanks Are Coming? Okay, so there are probably other things on your agenda. But please accept our best wishes to you, our readers, […]

Being an Eddie Johnson Fan: One Writer's Journey

Being an Eddie Johnson Fan: One Writer’s Journey

Tweet Jon Levy Hello, my name is Jon Levy and I’m an Eddie Johnson fan. It’s weird to see that I’ve typed those words, but they’re true. I’m a Washington DC resident and a DC United fan, and when the black-and-red sealed a trade of allocation cash for the USMNT forward, well, I fist pumped […]

Brazil 2014: US Drawn Into Group of Death,Filled With History, And Yes, Hope

Brazil 2014: US Drawn Into Group of Death,Filled With History, And Yes, Hope

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon The United States Men’s National Team was drawn into Group G of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil yesterday afternoon, alongside perennial world power Germany, perennial US nemesis Ghana and Portugal, the highest-ranked team in the FIFA rankings that didn’t earn a seed, and a side that boast likely FIFA World […]

US Men Close Special 2013 with Austria Match in Vienna: Your TYAC Preview

US Men Close Special 2013 with Austria Match in Vienna: Your TYAC Preview

Tweet Jon Levy As we noted in our postgame wrap, the United States played a dull, scoreless draw against Scotland Friday on a glum November day in Glasgow– not exactly the type of performance American fans were hoping for as the US turn the final stretch and head into a World Cup year. In the […]

US-Scotland: World Cup Tuneups Begin in Glasgow: TYAC Preview

US-Scotland: World Cup Tuneups Begin in Glasgow: TYAC Preview

Tweet Jon Levy Scotland – USA International Friendly: Your TYAC Preview Jurgen Klinsmann called up a group for the November friendlies full of World Cup locks and “fringe finalists”, and Garrett McInnis was correct to write on this website earlier in the week that “not a single one of these players is incapable of making it onto […]

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