Category Archives: Under-17 World Cup

U.S. youth teams: Lletget, Gyau out of U-20 trip; U-17s set for Tuesday draw

The United States Under-20 national team is set to take on France in two friendlies this week, one on Tuesday and one on Thursday, but two of the more highly touted Americans expected to play in the games won't be … Continue reading »

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U.S. U-17s defeat El Salvador, clinch place in 2011 FIFA World Cup

Mario Rodriguez and Marc Pelosi scored goals in extra time to propel the United States Under-17 national team to a wild 3-2 victory over El Salvador in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF U-17 championships. The victory booked a place in … Continue reading »

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U.S. U-17s win group at CONCACAF championships, will face El Salvador

Photo by Brad Smith/ISIphotos.com Andrew Oliver scored his second goal of the CONCACAF Under-17 championships, and Houston Dynamo Academy keeper Fernando Pina kept the clean sheet as the United States defeated Panama, 1-0, on Friday to win Group B and … Continue reading »

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Morning Ticker: Timbers trade for Zizzo, U.S. U-17s advance to quarters and more

Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR The Portland Timbers' list of offensive acquisitions got a little bit longer on Wednesday, with the team acquiring former United States youth national team midfielder Sal Zizzo from Chivas USA in exchange for … Continue reading »

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Under-17 World Cup: USA vs. Italy (Matchday Commentary)

The U.S. Under-17 men's national team will look to extend its winning streak to three games today when it takes on Italy in the second round of the Under-17 World Cup in Nigeria (10pm, ESPN360.com). The Americans defeated Malawi and … Continue reading »

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USA set to face Italy in Under-17 World Cup Round of 16

  Photo by ISIphotos.com by FRANCO PANIZO The U.S. Under-17 men's national team finally put together a strong performance in its final group match, and its reward for beating the United Arab Emirates is a Round of 16 date with Italy. … Continue reading »

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