World Cup draw analysis

The USA couldn’t have asked for a better draw. This must be heaven-sent. With forward Charlie Davies probably out for the World Cup after his car crash, qualification for the knockout stages was always going to be challenging (not that it ever isn’t when the U.S. squad is at full strength). But the Americans lucked … Continue reading

U.S. draws England in 2010 World Cup opener

The United States drew England in its 2010 World Cup opener, June 12 in South Africa. The match will take place at Royal Bafokeng in Rustenburg. Joining the Americans and Brits in the Pool C are Algeria and Slovenia. Eight pools were announced today for the World Cup, with defending champion Italy being matched with … Continue reading