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Just a quick note on a busy moving Saturday for me. New Hull City Forward Jozy Altidore’s first touch on the ball ended up being the game-winning assist after coming on as a Substitute in the 60th minute. Hull won 1-0 at home against Bolton.  Take a look at the goal:
http://www.eplmatches.com/index.php/2009/08/22/hull-vs-bolton-highlights/
Great job by Jozy and I’m excited to see him play next week as he tries to make his mark in the EPL.

Frankie Hejduk ties it up in El Salvador (March 2009)


The USMNT has had its ups and downs just like any other national team around the world, but the confidence surrounding the group that has been left over going into September might be at an all time high even after a tough loss in Mexico. The summer months have seen new young stars emerge along with old faces showing their reliability, and I have seen it all. “It” started back in March with the team resuming its WC 2010 qualifying …

Charlie Davies – Striker – #9

Many could argue that 1994 marked the arrival of American soccer onto the global stage as the United States hosted its first FIFA World Cup using nine venues across the nation. Although this would be true if we were constructing a time-line, the United States has not been taken very seriously at the world’s game until this summer. After the memorable 2009 Confederations Cup run by the Yanks, soccer interest, support, and viewing is arguably at its all-time high since the 1994 World Cup. …

 
 

      The USA look set to book their place in South Africa for the 2010 world cup with relative ease.  They progressed easily into the final hexagonal stage of qualifying (complicated but it works). They were forced to play a rather easy qualifier against Barbados which they won 9-0 on aggregate which led them into the first group stage against Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala and Cuba. In the first group they started off with two 1-0 away wins against Guatemala and Cuba respectively, followed up with a 3-0 home win against Trinidad and …

The match against Costa Rica will be the fourth match in the Fourth round of the CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers. USA currently top the 6-team group, and will take on the runners-up Costa Rica, just one point less than USA’s 7 points, at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Ayma in Costa Rica. They have the golden opportunity to move 4 points ahead of their challengers for the top-spot, but a loss would be devastating. This makes tonight’s match a very tricky one for the Stars and Stripes, whose sole objective is …