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Euro Trip! U.S. Prepare For France, Slovenia In Short Order

Euro Trip! U.S. Prepare For France, Slovenia In Short Order

Tweet By Connor Walsh The United States has finalized its next pair of matches with double European dates in November. The team will travel to France for a match with the 1998 World Cup Champion Les Bleus at the Stade de France on Nov. 11, followed four days later with a trip to Ljubljana, Slovenia […]

 World Cup Final: Live Chat

World Cup Final: Live Chat

Tweet It’s Sunday in America, and World Cup Final Sunday at that. The Super Bowl of Soccer, only way more important. Come join us for a live chat as we discuss the game and more. Can Holland become the first side since Brazil in 1970 to win every game they play at the World Cup […]

Casting The World Cup Final

Casting The World Cup Final

Tweet We’ve all played this game before. It usually ends with all of your friends saying you look nothing like Ed Burns or James Van Der Beek, right? This begets a 15 minute discussion about the size of your nose? Okay, maybe that’s just how it happens for me. But for now let’s turn our […]

Puck's Happy Hour: World Cup Final

Puck’s Happy Hour: World Cup Final

Tweet What a tournament it has been! Even with all the bullshit regarding the Jabulani flying off into space, concerns about South Africa’s ability to control massive crowds on the world’s biggest stage, gigantic divots on the pitch, and the Found to combination had trazodone no script kitchen muscle doesn’t – “view site” and stock. […]

Germany-Spain Key Points

Germany-Spain Key Points

Tweet Tonight (or this afternoon, I guess), Germany will beat Spain by a score of two goals to one. That is my prediction, and here is my reasoning (in short form, as I am writing this on my lunch break before an afternoon of working while watching a match on ESPN3). The reasoning is simple, […]

New Content On JMS Podcast

New Content On JMS Podcast

Tweet If you haven’t been to Jared Montz’s site, you’ve been missing out on a wealth of excellent content. Not only is Jared a former professional soccer player, he’s also an accomplished coach, writer and interviewer. While pretty much everything is top-notch on his site, we here at The Yanks Are Coming really enjoy his […]

Leave Our Beautiful Game Alone

Leave Our Beautiful Game Alone

Tweet Nothing renders the barroom bore more relevant than a real grievance or slight to the group he represents but if we are to move forward as a nation, species or race then sometimes you have to suck things up if they are for the greater good. Similarly if events happen that you don’t much […]

Oranje: Don't Look So Surprised

Oranje: Don’t Look So Surprised

Tweet Holland just downed Brazil two to one, leaving the contents of the tournament co-favorite (let’s not forget about Spain) to scatter across Western Europe in returning to their home clubs. I like the Dutch and I tend to root against Brazil, but this is no Oranje flag-waving piece. I’m not of Dutch descent and […]

World Cup Final Week: How US Soccer Writers See It

World Cup Final Week: How US Soccer Writers See It

Tweet One of the sadder realities of humanity is that a single human life rarely involves more than twenty World Cups. Without question, South Africa 2010 has been a memorable one, no matter how you feel about the hornet’s nest noise emanating from your television. As a blog, this is our first go round covering […]

Your Post-USA Rooting Guide

Your Post-USA Rooting Guide

Tweet Now that I’m on the road to accepting what happened last Saturday and I’ve finally managed to crawl my way out of this empty bottle of whiskey, I guess I should go back to writing about the big worldwide soccer tournament which is apparently still taking place. Most readers of the most important blog […]

America's Problem: Defense

America’s Problem: Defense

Tweet After the heartbreaking loss to Ghana last Saturday, I was furious. How was it possible that with this once in a lifetime opportunity to get to the final four of the world’s largest and globally significant tournament that we could blow it? When we started extra time, I had this feeling slowly creeping into […]

USA-Ghana Player Ratings

USA-Ghana Player Ratings

Tweet   The compliment to my “Out of Miracles” piece, and a painful reminder of the U.S. exit as it stands to be my final player ratings piece of a competitive (non-friendly) match until next summer’s Gold Cup, which again becomes a point-of-emphasis for the U.S., as victory ensures qualification for the 2013 Confederations Cup […]

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