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Former US Men's Soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann still has some ideas for how to fix the national team program

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Jurgen Klinsmann, the former head coach of the U.S. Men's National Team and technical director of U.S. Soccer, still has plenty of suggestions for how to reform the program. Klinsmann suggests lengthening the MLS and college soccer seasons and is also heavily critical of the college model for developing players and the competitive strength of MLS. The MLS calendar and college soccer seasons have long been the subject of criticism by fans and analysts. But the most recent U.S. Soccer election casts significant doubt on the likelihood of serious reform of the program. Jurgen Klinsmann had a...
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Klinsmann explains how U.S. Soccer made a mistake

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

There's no telling how the USMNT would have fared had Jurgen Klinsmann been allowed to stay on as coach. As the USMNT-less World Cup in Russia approaches next month, the firing of Jurgen Klinsmann remains a divisive issue among U.S. soccer fans. For many, Klinsmann had lost the support of his players and failed to show signs of building towards his ambitious goals for the USMNT. So, he had to go. Others thought that it was far too late in a World Cup qualifying cycle to make a change and that Klinsmann had earned the right to see this thing through. By now, we know how it went. The U.S...
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