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When Group G was drawn out of the hat, the immediate reaction was that Germany and Portugal would cake walk the group for obvious reasons. However is there any chance of Ghana posing an apparent upset? Let’s not forget this is the joint most successful African country to content in the World Cup. What exactly are the strengths and weaknesses of this Ghanaian squad?
Half of 2010’s quarter final starting 11 remain in the first team. This experience will surely come to bear especially considering anyone who watched that quarter final …

The U.S. Soccer federation marks its 100th year with a centennial shirt for the Men’s and Women’s national football teams. The organisation formed in April 1913 first known as United States of America Foot Ball Association with their first international football game was a 3-2 win against Sweden and the shirt matches the design of their first international shirt with the blue collar and sleeves.

The design features a modern yet contemporary look which caps the U.S. Soccer Federation’s 100th year in existence perfectly. The shirt uses a solid white design …

Despite only recently revealing their World Cup away design, the USA have now revealed actual images of the shirt that they will wear in the event of a colour clash at the 2010 World Cup.
The USA comfortably qualified from the CONCACAF qualification region which is generally seen as a fairly straightforward path to the World Cup finals for the larger nations. The team finished top of their group on 20 points ahead of nearest rivals Mexico and Honduras. The team has been drawn in a four team group along with England, Slovenia and Algeria. …

Following the recent release of their home shirt, the United States of America has had their away shirt design revealed by Nike in the build up to the 2010 World Cup.
The USA comfortably qualified from the CONCACAF qualification region which is generally seen as a fairly straightforward path to the World Cup finals for the larger nations. The team finished top of their group on 20 points ahead of nearest rivals Mexico and Honduras. The team has been drawn in a four team group along with England, Slovenia and Algeria. They will …

The United States of America have revealed their new home shirt that they will wear at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
The USA comfortably qualified from the CONCACAF qualification region which is generally seen as a fairly straightforward path to the World Cup finals for the larger nations. The team finished top of their group on 20 points ahead of nearest rivals Mexico and Honduras. The team has been drawn in a four team group along with England, Slovenia and Algeria. They will hope to impress just as they did at …

Having finished top of a group consisting of Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras and Mexico it was clinically impossible for USA not to qualify. This will be their sixth world cup finals appearance in succession and with having players from the Premier League and the Bundesliga they could well be able to go far in this competition. Furthermore they came close to winning the confederations cup after beating Spain and just missing out 3-2 to the eventual champions Brazil in the final. This should be a team …

THE UNITED States of America signed off a successful 2009 with a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Denmark on Wednesday night.
The US qualified for next year’s World Cup, reached the final of 2009’s FIFA Confederations Cup and finished 2009 as the top team in CONCACAF World Cup qualification. But they failed to conclude the year on a positive note, after seeing Jeff Cunningham’s first half strike cancelled out by three quick-fire goals after the half-time break.
“Two-thousand and nine was still an excellent year,” insisted US coach, Bob Bradley.

Plenty …

The USA have become a familiar face at the World Cup in recent tournaments. Although never considered a realistic option to win the event, they have tended to be capable of causing a shock if other nations are below their best. The team’s best showing at the World Cup in modern times was their quarter final appearance at the 2o02 tournament where they lost 1-0 to eventual finalists Germany.
The United States compete in the CONCACAF qualification pool for the World Cup. They are exempt from participating in the first two …

A vastly under-strength USA side went down 1-0 to Slovakia on Saturday, with only a 26th-minute Marek Hamsick penalty separating the two sides.
Although the Americans were missing first-choice players including Tim Howard and Landon Donovan, they were in no way disgraced and Bratislava, perhaps best known for horror movie Hostel, was not the scene of another butchery on Saturday.
Faced with a host of players unavailable through injury or other commitments (Donovan played – and scored – for Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday night) USA coach Bob Bradley was forced to …

Check back here past 4ish and I should have the roster up. For now, click on the link below to see Jozy Altidore’s first goal as a Hull City Tiger:
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The roster from the US Soccer site:
U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION Click for full roster
GOALKEEPERS (2): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa: 5/3 SO), Tim Howard (Everton FC: 12/7 SO)
DEFENDERS (8): Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes: 22/3), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA, 2/0), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover: 19/0), Jay DeMerit (Watford: 3/0), Clarence Goodson (IK Start: 1/0), …