USA Announces Roster for This Weekend’s World Cup Qualifiers

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki The United States Men’s National Team has announced it’s roster for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers against Mexico and Costa Rica. Many of the usual faces make an appearance with Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Jermaine Jones, Brad Guzan, and Tim Howard all showing up. USA Announces Roster for […] READ MORE


CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Hexagonal Preview

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By Joe Hojnacki (Senior MLS Editor)   With the third round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying in the books, we can move on to the best part of the tournament: the Hexagonal, or simply the Hex. Six sides enter, three and and half leave with a spot in the World Cup in Russia. The top three […] READ MORE


USMNT Player Pool: Give The Kids A Chance, Part One

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With the Copa America Centenario coming to a close, and the United States Men’s National Team having their best ever finish at the tournament, it’s time to look forward to the friendlies and World Cup Qualifying matches coming up in the next few months to follow. There has been much debate on the quality of the […] READ MORE



USA Loss to Guatemala is No Reason to Panic

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The United States fell 2-0 to Guatemala on the road on Friday night and it is bringing the fire Jurgen Klinsmann debate back to the forefront. The result was far from ideal for the USA, who could have qualified for the Hex with a sweep against the Central American minnows. Despite the angry fans storming […] READ MORE



World Cup Qualifiers Begin in South America

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The CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers kick off this week with an eye on Russia for 2018. The new World Cup cycle will once again feature all ten South American teams; the 2014 cycle only featured nine of the teams since Brazil received an automatic bid as hosts. CONMEBOL had six in the World Cup for […] READ MORE


Houston, We Have Reached ‘Peak’ CONCACAF

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There are definite positives about being a football fan in the CONCACAF region. There is always the uncertainty of not being able to watch your team’s World Cup qualifiers anywhere (see Canada), the joy of visiting countries like Grenada and playing the beautiful game on a terrible pitch in a cricket stadium (ask Haiti), and […] READ MORE


A Look at the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers

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Taking a look at the third round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers (WCQ), there appears to be lots of opportunities for twelve nations to succeed. The region’s third round of WCQ kicks off on September 4th with return leg games on September 8th. Twelve CONCACAF teams will play for the right to advance to the […] READ MORE