American Players Abroad

3 Years After Retiring, Heather O’Reilly Scores In First Champions League Match Of Career

Heather O’Reilly is backing up that smack talk she levied at Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this week.

O’Reilly, a 37-year-old World Cup winner and three-time Olympic gold medalist, came out of three years of retirement in July to join Irish champion Shelbourne to fulfill her dream of playing in the Champions League. That moment came on Thursday when she started in a Women’s Champions League qualifying match against ZNK Pomurje of Slovenia. 

Who Could Actually Persuade The Glazers To Sell Man United?

MANCHESTER, England - British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's interest in buying Manchester United has raised the hopes of the club's supporters that their American owners, the Glazer family, might now sell the club and pave the way for a return to glory on the field.

Whether that happens will depend on three key factors: how much they think the club is worth; whether there are potential buyers willing to pay that price; and finally, if the much-criticized Glazers are willing to take the money and leave.

World Cup Winner Heather O’Reilly Savagely Roasts Cristiano Ronaldo On Twitter

Heather O’Reilly is back in soccer after three years of retirement. The beloved USWNT player wanted one more shot at the one competition that eluded her all these years. In doing so, she’s also poking fun at one of the men’s games most prominent figures, Cristiano Ronaldo.

A couple of weeks ago, O’Reilly announced she was coming out of retirement to sign with Irish club Shelbourne to fulfill her dream of playing in the Champions League.

Americans Abroad: 3 Players Ready For Qatar And 2 Who Look Lost

Ninety-five days to go now. There's still so much to prove but so little time for our boys in r̶e̶d̶, white and blue ahead of the World Cup. 

The past week in Europe saw the emergence of a young star, strong performances from guys on the fence and two locked-in starters enter transfer purgatory. 

A Christian Pulisic Transfer Could Be Perfect Ahead Of The World Cup

After two games played in the Premier League season, Christian Pulisic has managed to play 33 minutes. There has been speculation Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel doesn’t trust the young American, and with a World Cup just months away, game time will be important. Many clubs have been linked with Pulisic, but finding the right fit is easier said than done.

USMNT Goalkeeper Power Rankings: Are Loan Moves The Key To The Starting Spot?

In a little over three months, the USMNT begins its World Cup campaign in Qatar. Much is still to be decided for the final roster — especially at the goalkeeper position.

Many of the top American keepers abroad have struggled to find regular playing time at their parent clubs in recent years. Some have secured loan moves — and temporary starting positions — ahead of the 2022 campaign, while others are still stuck on the bench.

Jozy Altidore Scores First Goal For Puebla In Liga MX

Jozy Altidore opened his tally in Liga MX after scoring in the electric 3-3 draw against Tijuana on Friday.

The former Toronto player had made his debut against Toluca last week, but only stepped on the pitch for the last 10 minutes.

Jozy Altidore goal vs. Tijuana

After a marvelous through ball and movement by the American, Altidore let the ball roll and held the Xolos defender all the way into the 18-yard-box for an easy finish against Jonathan Orozco.

USMNT Phenom Malik Tillman Has Serious Hops As He Scores Another Towering Header

Malik Tillman has done it again. The 20-year-old attacking midfielder scored a headed goal for the second game in-a-row on Saturday during Rangers’ 4-0 victory vs. St. Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership.

In the 32nd minute Tillman scored the opener with a giant leap at the back post. With a height of 6 feet and 1 inch the kid is becoming quite the aerial threat.

Here’s Every USMNT Transfer/Loan From This Summer, Including Some You Might’ve Missed

The summer transfer window for the big five European leagues closes on Thursday, Sept. 1. The past few months have seen a handful of Americans make big moves between clubs. Here are all the USMNT transfers summer 2022.

USMNT Transfers Summer 2022

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Chelsea Boss Thomas Tuchel ‘Does Not Trust Pulisic’ Per Report Sparking New Transfer Rumors

New season, same old media drama between Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and USMNT star Christian Pulisic. The Guardian’s Jacob Steinberg has reignited the Pulisic Tuchel feud with an article stating that the German manager “does not trust Pulisic."

There’s no direct quote from Tuchel stating lack of faith in the American, but that didn’t stop the Twitter-sphere from popping off about the news.