Tag Archives: 2010 World Cup

What Would You Like to See from MLS Talk in 2011?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Happy New Year to all our readers and best wishes in 2011! The past year was a big one for American soccer.  A good but not great World Cup run, a highlight goal from Landon Donovan, and the controversial rehiring … Continue reading

WHAT IF 2010: What if the U.S. had Beaten Ghana?

Posted on by Robert Hay

As we close the books on 2010 and go through our retrospectives (including MLS Talk’s own awards) I wanted to take a different look back on the year that was through a different lens: what if what happened didn’t happen, … Continue reading

Predicting the MLS Best XI

Posted on by Robert Hay

MLS has already announced its award finalists for the 2010 season and throughout the month will be slowly unveiling the winners of each award (congratulations Andy Najar and Donovan Ricketts).  On November 15, MLS will announce the Best XI for … Continue reading

Why the US is a Lock to Host the 2022 World Cup (or Maybe 2018)

Posted on by Eric Altshule

There is some real drama about which European country will host the next World Cup.  Both England and Russia have submitted solid bids, and FIFA is going to have to think very deeply about which country will get to host … Continue reading

Mission Accomplished!

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

Today the US progressed, and not just to the next round of 16 in this World Cup. They progressed in the ranks of world football. Their status, their pedigree was elevated. How so? They did something that they as a … Continue reading

USMNT: Moving On To Algeria

Posted on by Bobby Brandon

With the news that controversial match official Koman Coulibaly has received a rating of “poor” after his expedited evaluation following his shocking display in the now infamous United States – Slovenia draw and is likely to be relieved of his … Continue reading

United States 2-4 Czech Republic – Final Chance To Prove Yourself

Posted on by Bobby Brandon

Meh. Not exactly an inspiring performance. Honestly this game was simply a chance for players on the fringe to prove their worth to Bob Bradley, and some may have, while some certainly didn’t. Two of those players — Edson Buddle … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Needs to Grow Up – UPDATE

Posted on by Eric Altshule

Jozy Altidore is a wonderful soccer player from the neck down.  Unfortunately, he is gaining a deserved reputation as a player with a million dollar body and a ten cent brain.  Jozy needs to put away the twitter, stop with … Continue reading

How Will The U.S. Squad Shake Out For The World Cup?

Posted on by Randy Capps

In the aftermath of the United States’ 2-1 loss in Amsterdam to the Netherlands Wednesday, it’s time to start thinking about which 23 players will be on the plane that leaves Philadelphia on May 29 for South Africa and the 2010 World … Continue reading

U.S. 2, El Salvador 1 – The Morning After

Posted on by Randy Capps

It was a performance unlikely to show up on any clinic videos any time soon, but the United States notched a 2-1 win over El Salvador in a friendly Wednesday night at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Midfielder Sacha Kljestan … Continue reading