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U.S.'s Besler upset at phantom call Video

ESPN Staff | September, 9 2013

U.S. defender Matt Besler wrote Monday that he is "extremely disappointed" with a yellow-card decision that left him suspended for Tuesday's World Cup qualifying match against Mexico. • Bennett: Will U.S. have repeat of their biggest win?R...

U.S.: Donovan starts; Bradley hurt Video

ESPN Staff | September, 6 2013

Landon Donovan returns to the United States lineup for Friday night's World Cup qualifier in Costa Rica, but the Americans will begin without striker Jozy Altidore. Donovan missed the past 10 qualifiers while taking time away from the game but w...

Yellow cards don't worry Costa Rica Video

Jeff Carlisle | September, 6 2013

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- He has 10 available players carrying yellow cards into Friday's crucial CONCACAF 2014 World Cup qualifying match versus the United States (ESPN Deportes Radio, 10 p.m. ET), but Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says he does ...

500 extra police for U.S.-Costa Rica Video

ESPN staff | September, 5 2013

The Costa Rican police force will put 500 agents in and around the Estadio Nacional and key gathering places in San Jose for Friday's CONCACAF qualifying rematch between the United States and Costa Rica, chief of police Juan Jose Andrade said durin...

U.S. team: Altidore's hamstring OK to play Video

ESPN staff | September, 4 2013

U.S. team striker Jozy Altidore was cleared to resume workouts Wednesday after an MRI of his right hamstring showed no signs of serious injury, the U.S. soccer federation said. The federation said via statement that coach Jurgen Klinsmann "...

U.S. adds Parkhurst for World Cup qualifier Video

September, 2 2013

CHICAGO -- Michael Parkhurst has been added to the United States roster ahead of two World Cup qualifiers later this month. The defender was brought in from Germany to prepare for Friday night's game at Costa Rica after Brad Evans was hurt playi...

Gold Cup: U.S. rolls into semi-finals Video

ESPN.com news services | July, 16 2013

BALTIMORE -- The passes were sharp, the defense sound and the goals plentiful. The United States couldn't have played much better, and the timing could not have been more perfect. Clarence Goodson and Joe Corona scored during an eight-minute sp...

Shea's goal lifts U.S. over Costa Rica Video

Associated Press | July, 16 2013

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Brek Shea didn't expect to get off the bench Tuesday night. When he did, he grabbed the role of hero for the United States. Shea, who struggled in an earlier Gold Cup appearance, scored his first inter...

FIFA turns down Costa Rica World Cup replay demand

ESPN staff | March, 26 2013

FIFA has confirmed that Costa Rica's 1-0 World Cup qualifying loss against the United States will stand, despite the former's appeal for a replay due to the adverse weather conditions the game was played in.

Costa Rica demand replay against United States

ESPN staff | March, 25 2013

The Costa Rican Football Federation has lodged an official protest and is demanding a replay of the World Cup qualifier away in the United States after the match was played in bilzzard conditions.

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