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Presidential contender Kathy Carter wants review of U.S. soccer future

Kathy Carter joins ESPN FC to explain why she's the most qualified to be the next president of U.S. Soccer.

U.S. Soccer presidential contender Kathy Carter has proposed a commission to look at the future of the game in America after the nation's failure to qualify for the World Cup.

Carter has said that, if she wins the presidency next month, she will set up a commission led by 2028 L.A. Olympics chair Casey Wasserman.

The battle for the presidency comes after Sunil Gulati announced that he would not seek another term following the United States' failure to reach Russia 2018.

The commission would not...

MLS approved for 14% of U.S. Soccer presidential vote - sources

Major League Soccer's delegates will account for 14 percent of the overall vote in the upcoming election for the president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, sources have told ESPN FC.

In one of two long-awaited decisions made at a meeting on Sunday, the USSF Board of Directors passed a proposal regarding the allocation of delegates within the Professional Council, sources said, a move which will have a direct impact on the Feb. 10 election for U.S. Soccer president.

The proposal -- put forward...

Tottenham recall U.S.'s Cameron Carter-Vickers from loan

After Christian Pulisic's post for the Players' Tribune, the FC crew debate how to improve U.S. player development.
Get acquainted with five players you should keep an eye on at the U.S.'s January training camp after their standout seasons in MLS.

Tottenham have recalled United States international Cameron Carter-Vickers from a loan spell at Sheffield United, while Spurs winger Marcus Edwards has joined Norwich on loan for the rest of the season.

Carter-Vickers moved to the second-tier club on a season-long loan in August, but Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wants him back him with his parent club.

He played 17 times for the Blades in the Championship, scoring on his full debut against Bolton, and he made his full U.S. debut in a November friendly.


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Christian Pulisic: Boyhood idol Lionel Messi has edge over Cristiano Ronaldo

Christian Pulisic reveals his admiration for Lionel Messi, saying he has always been his favourite player.
Raphael Honigstein tests US soccer star Christian Pulisic on his German having spent three years with Borussia Dortmund.
Fresh off spending time with Christian Pulisic in Marbella, Raphael Honigstein believes it's unlikely the U.S. international will leave next summer for the Premier League.
Christian Pulisic tells Raphael Honigstein about his passion for basketball and how he would play every evening as a kid.
In an exclusive interview during Borussia Dortmund's winter training camp, Christian Pulisic tells ESPN that his country puts too much expectation on him after their World Cup exit. 
Get a glimpse of what's to come on ESPN as Christian Pulisic talks about his World Cup heartbreak, a talent for basketball and much more.
Borussia Dortmund and United States midfielder Christian Pulisic displayed his talents on the basketball court with a dunk.

Borussia Dortmund's Christian Pulisic has weighed in on the Lionel Messi vs. Cristiano Ronaldo debate, arguing that the Barcelona star would make any team in the world better.

In an exclusive interview with Raphael Honigstein for ESPN, Pulisic admitted that he idolised Messi when growing up, and that the Barcelona star had the edge over Ronaldo in his view.

"Nothing against Ronaldo because I've seen it first hand, he's an unbelievable player," Pulisic said. "It's not an easy one [who is better],...

 By Tom Marshall

'Winner' Landon Donovan's arrival a boost to Club Leon - Fernandez

Alejandro Moreno is skeptical of Landon Donovan's decision to join Liga MX side Leon after his return to the LA Galaxy disappointed.
Take a statistical look at Landon Donovan's career as he announces he'll come out of retirement to join Liga MX side Leon.
As Landon Donovan comes out of retirement again to this time join Leon, relive his top five goals in Major League Soccer.

Landon Donovan is "a winner" who will make a big contribution to Club Leon, sporting director Rodrigo Fernandez has said.

The signing of U.S. legend Donovan, announced on Friday, was the surprise of the Liga MX January transfer window.

The 35-year-old came out of retirement to sign for Leon and is due to be officially presented at Estadio Leon at 9 p.m. local time on Monday. His No. 20 shirt is on sale at the club shop.

"It wasn't easy [to bring him to Club Leon], but the fact he was here in Leon...