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The USMNT looks to start a pivotal 2016 against a tough Iceland squad.

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United States:

Facing a pivotal year for management and beyond, Jurgen Klinsmann has the keys to the USMNT's success. That journey will start by taking on an overachieving Iceland Squad this weekend. Take a look at who and what to watch on Sunday.

The U-20 Men's National Team will be playing in the oldest international youth soccer tournament in Dallas.


MLS:

Expressing disappointment on his exit in Seattle, Chad Barrett is trying to crack the starting eleven in San Jose.

There are quite a few UEFA Champions League winners in MLS, with Ashley Cole being the latest.

Jermaine Jones is not happy with the quandary his MLS Suspension has put in him for this upcoming season.

The Nigel De Jong to LA Galaxy rumor has picked up some steam in the Italian press.

Orlando City could still be in the cards for Antonio Nocerino after turning down DC United.

Tim Howard going to MLS may not be the best move for him, at least not yet.

Seattle:

A memorial for Northwest soccer pioneer Roman Strug will be held today at Browns Point.

The Robert Chen to Seattle rumor gains another link in its chain.


The World:

Despite his ban, Sepp Blatter is expecting to be at the upcoming FIFA elections next month, which if the French Football Federation have their way will lead to a victory for Gianni Infantino.

Real Madrid is on the verge of a historic uniform deal with Adidas.

Pending the outcome of their outstanding appeals, Atlei and Real's transfer bans have been temporarily lifted.

A gripping story on overcoming injuries in the past to fulfill potential in the future at Arsenal.