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  1. Guadalajara's moves for Arce and Salcido point to new direction

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- Chivas' lack of continuity and clear philosophy over recent years -- caused by a rapid turnover of coaches and sporting directors -- has left the club in a relegation fight. It's in that context that new signings Fernando Arce and Carl...

    Blog | May 26, 2014
  2. Make or break for Mexico-based men

    Doug McIntyre

    In the summer of 2011, a few days after Jurgen Klinsmann became U.S. coach, the new boss named the much-anticipated roster for his debut match, a high-profile friendly against Mexico. El Tri had torn the Americans to shreds in the Gold Cup final ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  3. What does Vergara selling Chivas USA mean for Guadalajara?

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes sold Chivas USA to Major League Soccer on Thursday, ending a rocky relationship that had been the writing on the wall for a long time. Not since 2009 had the team made the playoffs and the...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  4. U.S. Soccer confirms Stuart Holden practicing with national team

    Doug McIntyre |

    U.S. team news

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  5. El Tri Depth Chart: Optimism in 2014

    Tom Marshall

    Good riddance, 2013. The Mexican national team jumped from World Cup qualifying to the Gold Cup and on to the Confederations Cup lacking confidence, belief and a firm playing style. Fans turned against the team, and in short, El Tri looked like a ...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  6. USMNT hot list: Herculez Gomez's return raises striker competitio...

    Doug McIntyre

    With European leagues in full swing, the MLS and Mexican seasons heading into their respective stretch runs before the playoffs and continental competitions on both sides of the Atlantic heating up, it was a busy week of club play for U.S. national t...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  7. The Columbus aura is undeniable in U.S. soccer lore

    Jeff Carlisle

    To get an idea of just how Crew Stadium became the epicenter of home World Cup qualifiers between the U.S. and Mexico, one has to go back in time a little bit. On Feb. 15, 1998, Eddie Pope was lining up with his U.S. teammates, getting ready to take ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  8. Chepo faces moment of truth against Honduras

    Andrea Canales

    The friendly win over the Ivory Coast doesn't provide any safe harbor for Mexico coach Jose Manuel "Chepo" de la Torre. For that matter, even El Tri's failure to defend their Gold Cup title is relatively minor compared to what is riding on the next m...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  9. Klinsmann's men fired up for visit to Dragons' lair

    Roger Bennett

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- And now for a reality check. In the blink of an eye, the U.S. men's national team assemble in Sarajevo for a game jammed in like a jump cut between the narratives of Gold Cup giddiness and September's resumption of...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  10. America turns to league affair after Champions League triumph

    Eric Gomez

    After reaching the 2013 Gold Cup final, exporting several quality players to top leagues on both sides of the Atlantic and turning in one of its best national team performances in the country's history, Panama is perhaps still most thrilled about bea...

    Blog | August 10, 2013
  11. How the Gold Cup explains SPI & FIFA differences

    Albert Larcada, ESPN Stats & Information

    The recently completed Gold Cup presents a good example of the differences between ESPN's Soccer Power Index and the latest FIFA rankings, which were updated Thursday. Gold Cup runner-up Panama defeated Mexico twice at the Gold Cup and lost to the...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  12. Coping with Carlos Vela

    Andrea Canales

    Mexican forward Carlos Vela was recently disciplined by his coach, Real Sociedad's Jagoba Arrasate, for complaining on the social media site, Twitter. Vela was clearly unhappy about the Spanish team's pre-season friendly against Histon F.C., a semi-p...

    Blog | August 05, 2013
  13. We Know What the USMNT Did This Summer

    Noah Davis

    The United States men's national team played 11 games in June and July, winning all of them. Along the way, the squad took home its first Gold Cup since 2007, had 15 players score a combined 35 goals, posted five shutouts, and conceded more than one ...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  14. The DaMarcus Syndrome: Now That the U.S. Has Won the Gold Cup, Wi...

    Liam Daniel Pierce

    All athletes come with an expiration date, and for soccer players, it hits roughly around their 32nd birthday. But like on a jug of milk, the date acts simply as a recommendation. While Gold Cup captain DaMarcus Beasley's "sell by" moment will be pas...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  15. Bolton midfielder Stuart Holden suffers torn ACL

    ESPN staff

    Championship news

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  16. Gareth Bale transfer reports and the interests they serve

    Gabriele Marcotti

    Deep breath. We don't have official statements, we don't have quotes, we merely have "reports." And if there's one thing we've learned over the years is that clubs often tell reporters stuff to serve their interests. Which doesn't make the reports un...

    Blog | July 29, 2013