Tim Howard will return to international duty in September, but Brad Guzan will retain his spot as the United States' No. 1 goalkeeper, coach Jurgen Klinsmann said on Thursday.
Klinsmann confirmed Howard's return after a year-long sabbatical for friendlies next month against Peru and Brazil. The full squad will be named on Aug. 30.
Guzan started in goal for the Americans at the Gold Cup, and Klinsmann said the Aston Villa player will continue to start ahead of Howard.
Klinsman said of Howard:...
The Confederations Cup playoff game between the U.S. and Mexico has been pushed back one day to Oct. 10.
The game, originally set for Friday, Oct. 9, will now take place on Saturday to accommodate a "Futbol Fiesta" fan zone outside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
The U.S. and Mexico will play the game to decide which team represents CONCACAF at the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia.
The game became necessary after each team won one of the past two Gold Cups -- the U.S. in 2013 and Mexico...
PHILADELPHIA -- Mexico lifted the Gold Cup on Sunday after defeating Jamaica 3-1 at Lincoln Financial Field, but coach Miguel Herrera was quick to turn attention ahead to the playoff in October against the United States for a place in the Confederations Cup in Russia in 2017.
"In October there is a very important game [against the United States]," said Herrera in his postgame news conference, stressing the United States is a strong team. "We can't get carried away.
"Obviously we are obligated to...
Along with the announcement over the 2022 FIFA World Cup and decision to move the 2023 African Nations Cup to June, FIFA announced on Wednesday that the 2021 Confederations Cup will not be held in Qatar.
The tournament usually takes place a year before the World Cup in the host country and pits the World Cup hosts against the current World Cup holders, along with the winners of the six confederation tournaments such as the European Championships, Copa America and the Asian Cup.