One by one the U.S. players fell to the ground, exhausted, disappointed and stunned they had just been eliminated from the FIFA Under-20 World Cup. But then again they had no one to blame but themselves. Entering the match as favorites, the USA allowed the match to get away from them, especially in the second half, falling to Austria 2-1. more >
The U.S. national team recorded a dramatic 2-1 victory over Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final at Chicago's Soldier Field to defend its Gold Cup crown. With the win, the U.S. qualified for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa. more >
For all their success in Major League Soccer, the New England Revolution had a dearth of trophies for the case in Foxborough. No longer. The Revs topped host FC Dallas 3-2 on Wednesday, Oct. 3, to bring home the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup title, relying on a defense that wouldn't break in the end to subdue a determined Hoops side. Taylor Twellman, Pat Noonan and Wells Thompson each scored for New England.
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In a cruel finish, despite winning the first leg of their round-of-16 matchup of the Copa Nissan Sudamericana with CD Guadalajara of Mexico, D.C. United were sent packing from the tournament after a 1-0 loss in the second leg on away goals. More >
A new chapter in the soccer rivalry between the USA and Mexico has begun, as dignitaries from both countries helped to unveil SuperLiga, the new tournament between teams from Major League Soccer and Mexico's Primera Division.