Tag Archives: Jurgen Klinsmann

Julian Green Makes U.S. Debut as World Cup Approaches

by Gerry Wittmann

Bayern Munich wunderkind Julian Green made his debut for Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. men’s national team in a Wednesday night “friendly”against Mexico that ended in a 2-2 draw.  In earning his first senior squad international cap,  Green’s half hour performance off the U.S. bench in the second half was a mixed bag, showing the inexperience of […]

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U.S. Soccer Extends Klinsmann’s Contract

by Gerry Wittmann

On Thursday the U.S. Soccer Federation announced that they had come to an agreement with current U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann on a contract extension through 2018, while also appointing the native of Göppingen to the role of U.S. Technical Director..  Klinsmann, a prolific striker for various European clubs as well as the German national team […]

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Klinsmann Leads U.S. to Brasil 2014

by Gerry Wittmann

Former German national team manager Jurgen Klinsmann has coached the American national team into qualification for the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brasil following the Americans’ 2-0 win over Mexico Tuesday night.  The USMNT has now qualified for seven consecutive World Cup tournaments. Klinsmann, 49, was appointed to the lead role with the U.S. team […]

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Bayern Munich’s Julian Green: Another Potential German-American Star

by Gerry Wittmann

Eighteen year-old Tampa-born Julian Green has started out the new season on Bayern Munich’s reserve team, like he did while playing in preseason friendlies with the senior squad under Pep Guardiola.  After being promoted to the reserve squad in early July, Green scored seven goals in the preseason for Die Bayern, and has already netted […]

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Klinsmann’s US comes out on top and lessons learned from Germany’s US Trip

by Cristian Nyari

Germany finished the second part of their US tour with a 3-4 loss to Jürgen Klinsmann’s US national team at RFK stadium Washington DC on Sunday.  The game was a great showcase for US Soccer’s centennial celebrations but it also underlined the strengths and weaknesses of Löw’s team and was a great opportunity to experiment and build […]

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Germany’s Opponents on U.S. Tour, Part Two: Klinsmann and the USA

by Gerry Wittmann

The German NT concludes its rare visit to North America Sunday afternoon with their friendly match against the USMNT.  The contest, a match between former German NT coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who now leads the US squad and his former assistant Joachim “Jogi” Löw, who heads the top ranked Germans, kicks off at 2:30 pm EDT […]

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Interview – Joachim Löw and Jürgen Klinsmann

by Cristian Nyari

Two old acquaintances will meet in Washington’s RFK stadium on Sunday (kick-off 2:30 p.m. local time) as the US men’s national team play host to Germany as part of the festivities to celebrate the centenary jubilee of the U.S. Soccer Federation. Seven years ago, Joachim Löw and Jürgen Klinsmann were key actors at the 2006 […]

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German National Team Announces U.S. Tour in 2013

by Gerry Wittmann

Great news for North American fans of the German National Team…..Joachim “Jogi” Löw‘s senior men’s national team will be playing two international friendlies in the U.S. in 2013 after the final matchday of the Bundesliga season (May 18th), including a match on June 2nd in Washington, DC at DC United’s RFK stadium against Jürgen Klinsmann’s United […]

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Nürnberg’s Timothy Chandler Returns to USMNT

by Gerry Wittmann

1. FC Nürnberg right back Timothy Chandler has accepted a callup from USMNT Coach Jurgen Klinsmann, joining the squad for Wednesday’s friendly matchup with Russia.  The match from Kuban Stadium in Krasnodar, Russia kicks off at 10:00 am ET Wednesday and will be televised in the U.S. on ESPN2 and Univision Deportes, as well as streamed on […]

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USMNT May Roster: A Chandler Mystery

by Gerry Wittmann

USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made his roster callups for the squad’s summer friendly against Scotland on May 26.  Twenty-seven players will train in camp located at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando before Klinsmann picks 23 players to travel up to Jacksonville for the Scotland match. As per usual, a […]

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