For years, MLS commissioner Don Garber has talked about Major League Soccer being one of the best leagues in the world by 2022. And when he talks about that goal, he almost always prefaces the statement by saying MLS needs to be the best league in the region before it can be one of the best in the world.
The U.S. Men's National Team will open the 2013 campaign when it hosts regional rival Canada on Jan. 29 in Houston. Kickoff at BBVA Compass Stadium is set for 6 p.m. CT, with broadcast details still to be finalized. Fans can follow the match live online via ussoccer.com's MatchTracker and Twitter @ussoccer.
The U.S. Women's National Team, led by Abby Wambach's 149th and 150th career goals, posted a 4-0 victory against China PR in front of 15,643 fans at BBVA Compass Stadium in the ninth match of the 2012 Fan Tribute Tour, presented by Panasonic.
The national teams of Honduras and Peru will face off at BBVA Compass Stadium on Wednesday, November 14. The match is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 p.m. with Honduras as the home team. This event is produced by Planet Futbol.
Survive and advance. At the end of the third round of World Cup qualifying, that was good enough for the Jamaican national team.
Utilizing a final day move up the standings past Guatemala, the Reggae Boyz advanced to the CONCACAF Hexagonal for the final round of qualifying for just the third time in history, previously qualifying during the 1998 and 2002 cycles.
Still alive, the Jamaicans know that it is now or never for their best squad in a decade.
With the third round of CONCACAF qualification for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in the books, three Dynamo players advanced to the Hexagonal round with wins Tuesday night.
With MLS off last weekend due to a FIFA break, four Houston Dynamo players took the field for their respective countries, looking to secure a berth in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, otherwise known as the Hexagonal. Dynamo defender Andre Hainault was the only victor of the group, as his Canadian side defeated a short-handed Cuba 3-0 at BMO Field in Toronto. Hainault started and played 90 minutes for the Reds, picking up a yellow card in the 82nd minute.
As Houston's international contingent depart to join their respective national teams, they're finding they're stepping from one pressure-packed situation straight into another.
Fans of the U.S. national team will be happy this morning, following the team's crucial 1-0 win over Jamaica in the second leg of their home-and-home series with the Reggae Boyz. Dynamo fans, on the other hand, might have some mixed emotions, as two Dynamo players were on the wrong end of the result.