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  1. We Went There: Wales-Belgium World Cup Qualifier

    Noah Davis

    In retrospect, I should have seen the warning signs. The mission didn't seem difficult: Watch Belgium play among a mass of cheering, flag-waving, jersey-clad Belgians. I was going to be in Belgium, after all, which is in Europe, which means — r...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  2. A Good Day at the Office: The USMNT Makes Amends in Kingston

    Noah Davis

    Before Friday night, the United States men's national team had never won a World Cup qualifier in Kingston, Jamaica, posting an 0-1-4 record that included a painful, troubling loss last September. Nor had Jurgen Klinsmann, the squad's head coach, use...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  3. Are More People Watching MLS in Person or on Television?

    Noah Davis

    Soccer viewership on English-language stations in the United States is growing. Last week's match between the U.S. and Mexico drew a 1.6 overnight rating and 2.39 million viewers on ESPN, more than double the previous high for a World Cup qualifier o...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  4. USA vs Mexico World Cup Qualifier retro diary

    Chris Ryan

    A 0-0 draw? At Azteca, the U.S. men's national team — and Jurgen Klinsmann — will take it.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  5. Men in Blazers: USMNT World Cup Qualifying and Premier League Act...

    Men in Blazers

    The Men in Blazers go global in this week's pod as Roger Bennett reports live from the most violent city in the world (in 2011) ahead of the United States' World Cup qualifier against Honduras. Merry Hexmas one and all! Meanwhile, over on the othe...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  6. The USMNT Beat Jamaica in World Cup Qualifier Rematch

    Noah Davis

    In a virtual must-win match for the United States Men's National Team, Jurgen Klinsmann's side did exactly what they needed to do, and nothing else. Herculez Gomez's 55th-minute free kick provided the only score on a beautiful night in Columbus, Ohio...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  7. Sports Guy Vault: USA vs. Mexico at Azteca Stadium in 2009

    Bill Simmons

    Today the USMNT take on Mexico in the famous Azteca Stadium in Mexico City to rekindle one of the great rivalries in sports. Back in 2009, Bill Simmons traveled down to Mexico to witness a World Cup qualifier between the two national sides. Here's an...

    Blog | August 15, 2012
  8. Grantland Network: Men in Blazers

    Men in Blazers

    The international break brought both headache and relief after the Mighty Von Trapps split a pair of World Cup qualifiers with menacing Jamaica. In this week's pod, Michael and Roger (fresh off a trip to Columbus for the return leg) recap what went r...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  9. Al Jazeera's New Sports Network Changes the Soccer-Watching Lands...

    Noah Davis

    Last week, watching soccer in the United States changed forever. While ESPN and Fox Soccer Channel still have the biggest matches — American World Cup qualifiers in the U.S., the English Premier League, and the Champions League — a networ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012