USMNT’s qualifying failure was due to a historically weak player pool

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Editorial (October 4, 2018) – The United States Men’s National Team qualifying failure for the 2018 World Cup sent shockwaves through the U.S. Soccer community. Blame has usually been directed at people who have spent time at or near the top of the USSF power structure. Perhaps the biggest targets have been then-USSF President Sunil […] READ MORE


The USMNT Missing the World Cup Could Be A Good Thing

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Opinion (October 13, 2017) – Every website out there is talking about the USMNT and their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. This is understandable, as it is the first time they’ve missed out on soccer’s biggest tournament since 1986. But the suggestions that everyone needs to be fired is not what the […] READ MORE


USMNT Conjures Up Worst Display Of Pride And Heart When It Matters Most

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Editorial (October 10, 2017) – It took me at least 30 minutes to even think of what to write for the first sentence. That was it. In between collecting my rage and thoughts, and attempting to put them into a half-way conscious stream of words, I had to sit and take a deep breathe. This is […] READ MORE


USMNT vs. Honduras: Three Key Statistics

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Bruce Arena’s first significant game in charge was a success, with the USMNT handing Honduras a 6-0 drubbing. Sebastian Lletget, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, and Christian Pulisic all netted goals for the US. Tim Howard kept a clean sheet in his first game back with the national team since his injury against Mexico. USMNT vs. […] READ MORE


Confidence Restored for USMNT After Honduras Rout

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Editorial (March 25th, 2017)- Last night, the US Men’s National Team absolutely delivered in what may have been their most crucial game played in a World Cup Qualifying match since the 1990 cycle. You can go all the way back to the “snow-classico” where there was some worry about the form of the USMNT, but […] READ MORE


Breaking Down Bruce Arena’s USMNT Plans

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Lost in much of yesterday’s commotion with the New York Cosmos and the tragedy that befell Brazilian club Chapecoense was Bruce Arena’s sit down with U.S. Soccer about his potential philosophy for the United States Men’s National Team. Many have been wondering what the new old boss will change, if anything, from Jurgen Klinsmann’s tenure. […] READ MORE


Bruce Arena Officially Named New USMNT Head Coach

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Bruce Arena has officially been named the new head coach of the United States Men’s National Team. He had been strongly tipped to become Jurgen Klinsmann’s replacement after the former manager and technical director was relieved of his duties Monday afternoon. Bruce Arena Officially Named New USMNT Head Coach Klinsmann was let go after disappointing […] READ MORE


Last Word SC: The Firing of Jurgen Klinsmann And Bruce Alrighty

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(November 22, 2016) – Ding dong, the witch is dead! Hey fam, this is Last Word SC Radio coming at you with a mid-week pod special. Today, Matt Pollard, Joe Hojnacki, and Dan Sperry break down the firing of Jurgen Klinsmann. Last Word SC: The Firing of Jurgen Klinsmann And Bruce Alrighty We talk about […] READ MORE


Jurgen Klinsmann Fired: Why Was This The Final Straw?

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Editorial (November 22, 2016) – For those of you living under a rock, Jurgen Klinsmann got fired as U.S. Men’s National Team head coach and technical director. This happened off of two losses to start the CONCACAF Hexagonal that included a first ever loss to Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. My question is, why was this […] READ MORE