United States names squad for May 28 Bolivia friendly

US Soccer fans have been waiting to see who would wear the crest of the Red, White, and Blue in just over a week’s time, and now we have our answer. It’s a happy one for fans who were disappointed in the lack of youth to actually see the field in the Paraguay friendly back in March: GOALKEEPERS: Alex Bono (Toronto FC/CAN; 0/0) Bill Hamid (Midtjylland/DEN; 5/0) … Continue reading United States names squad for May 28 Bolivia friendly

Pitch Points plays in January

Who will rep the USMNT? A friendly (against Bosnia and Herzegovina) is just over a month away, with what has traditionally been “camp cupcake” in the run-up to a World Cup appearance this year being… something else. Given that this camp can basically only include MLS players (or those whose clubs’ domestic leagues are on break, like in Scandinavia), and I don’t think anybody’s champing … Continue reading Pitch Points plays in January

Pitch Points (still) isn’t going to the World Cup

People be talkin’ tho. Peru, headed to the World Cup for the first time in ages, suddenly sees its place in that tournament in jeopardy: Peruvian newspaper Libero reports that congresswoman Paloma Noceda has put forward a new law which would place their national governing football body under the control of its institute of sport. That would go against FIFA’s stance on government interference in … Continue reading Pitch Points (still) isn’t going to the World Cup