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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, […]

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, […]

MLS (Wisely) Headed to Orlando, But South Still Waiting...

MLS (Wisely) Headed to Orlando, But South Still Waiting…

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon Yesterday was  a great day for soccer fans in the state of Florida, with the approval of a 94.5 million dollar venues package by the City of Orlando that includes 20 million in tourist taxes to help build an 81 million dollar soccer-specific stadium for Orlando City SC that will, based […]

On Glorious Night For CONCACAF, US Deliver A Champions Performance

On Glorious Night For CONCACAF, US Deliver A Champions Performance

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon “Everybody, all these cynics, talking about this United States team laying down – they don’t know how to. It’s not in their DNA.” – Ray Hudson It would have been so easy to just play out the string and go home. Down 2-1 and with stoppage time already posted on the […]

US Close Out Long Qualifying Journey in Panama: Your TYAC Preview

US Close Out Long Qualifying Journey in Panama: Your TYAC Preview

Tweet Jon Levy It’s been a wild ride, but your team has done it. World Cup spot secured. CONCACAF conquered once again, and just three months out from the Gold Cup Final victory over Panama in Chicago. Columbus. Chicago. KC. The Midwest is good to the US Men’s National Team. Now, rather than drone on […]

Three Points in Oh-Hi-O: TYAC Official USA-Mexico Preview

Three Points in Oh-Hi-O: TYAC Official USA-Mexico Preview

Tweet   Jon Levy and Neil W. Blackmon  COLUMBUS, OH It is dangerous, in high level soccer circles, to discuss Michael Bradley, the Roma midfielder/US heartbeat who was injured, freakishly, we presume, in the pre-match warmup Friday night in San Jose, Costa Rica. Yes, Bradley is a good and influential player, but how good? He’s […]

Klinsmann Names 23 Man Roster for Costa Rica, Mexico World Cup Qualifiers

Klinsmann Names 23 Man Roster for Costa Rica, Mexico World Cup Qualifiers

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon The United States will look to continue its federation best and current world best twelve game winning streak beginning next week with a match against Costa Rica at the new national stadium in San Jose. Following that match, the Yanks will fly back to the United States and play Mexico in […]

Soccer and The SEC: SEC Football Teams and Companion Soccer Clubs, Part I: The SEC West

Soccer and The SEC: SEC Football Teams and Companion Soccer Clubs, Part I: The SEC West

Tweet Jon Levy Earlier this year, right around Super Bowl time, we here at The Yanks Are Coming indulged a little bit. We took a couple posts off from making Pulp Fiction references about the US Men’s National Team, and instead made Pulp Fiction references about the National Football League and each team’s “companion soccer […]

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