Archives: Gold Cup

Panama 0-1 United States: Gold Cup Semifinal Review

Posted on by Earl Reed

On Wednesday, the United States Men’s National Team looked to avenge their Group Stage defeat to Panama at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX. Two second-half substitutes contributed to Clint Dempsey’s clincher, as the Americans secured their place in the CONCACAF … Continue reading

USA Capitalizes on Jamaica’s Mistakes in DC, Wins 2-0

Posted on by Robert Hay

Goals by Jermaine Jones and Clint Dempsey, plus a timely red card against Jamaica, helped the United States win their sixth ever Gold Cup quarterfinal match 2-0, in front of a mostly full RFK Stadium in Washington DC.  The United States advances to play … Continue reading

Bob Bradley and US National Team Ready for Jamaica’s Speed

Posted on by Robert Hay

As the US prepares for its critical quarterfinal Gold Cup match tomorrow at RFK, Bob Bradley appeared calm and focused at the pre-game press conference when discussing his team’s progress during the Gold Cup. “The Gold Cup all along has been circled … Continue reading

A Comcast-driven Dilemma: Gold Cup or Copa Oro?

Posted on by James Masterson

Few countries in the world offer as much for soccer fans in the United States. Within range, there are tons of soccer-crazed bars and pubs, and the occasional national team game.  This summer alone, we’ll see Barcelona, Manchester United, MLS games, Copa … Continue reading

How the U.S. Will Beat Canada, and Vice Versa

Posted on by Robert Hay

I have mixed feelings on the eve of the United States’ opening match of the 2011 Gold Cup.  Everything that I was afraid of happening in the Spain match (except injuries) happened, and now Bob Bradley’s team has U.S. fans … Continue reading

A Handy Guide to the 2011 Gold Cup

Posted on by Robert Hay

The 2011 Gold Cup is an interesting tournament, one almost designed specifically for the most hard core soccer fan.  The winner advances to the Confederations Cup, which is a very scaled down version of the World Cup, and you have … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers in the Gold Cup Call-Ups

Posted on by Robert Hay

The call-ups are done, and the rosters are known.  Every team participating in this year’s Gold Cup has unveiled their rosters, and as expected the U.S. and Mexico look the strongest but other teams look to have the talent to … Continue reading

Top 5 Lowlights of American Soccer in 2009

Posted on by Brian Zygo

2010 is upon us, which means that it’s the time of year when we journalists, pundits, analysts, and/or columnists take stock of the year that has passed and provide you with our lists of the past years highlights and lowlights. … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 19

Posted on by Peter C

An abbreviated post due to my being on the road. After week 19 the numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   WK 15 137 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2005   13,291    … Continue reading