LEAGUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEAGUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Soccer: After World Cup, Americans struggle for field time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530873-77/league-season-cup-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58530873-77/league-season-cup-games.html.csp">Soccer: After World Cup, Americans struggle for field time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:00:14.573-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Following the fortunes of U.S. players in Europe’s best leagues doesn’t take much time these days. Except for the goalkeepers, many of the Americans are spending most of their time on the bench. Jozy Altidore, the top U.S. forward, hasn’t started any of Sunderland’s seven Premier League games and has appeared in four as a second-half sub. His only starts have been in a pair of League Cup matches, including a Sept. 23 appearance against Stoke in which he scored his first club goal since December...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585308732014-10-17T16:00:14.573-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T16:00:14.573-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58530873@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:14 MDT After World Cup, Americans struggle for field time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58528703-77/cup-league-season-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58528703-77/cup-league-season-games.html.csp">After World Cup, Americans struggle for field time</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-17T16:00:15.418-06:00">Updated Oct 17, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Following the fortunes of U.S. players in Europe’s best leagues doesn’t take much time these days. Except for the goalkeepers, many of the Americans are spending most of their time on the bench. Jozy Altidore, the top U.S. forward, hasn’t started any of Sunderland’s seven Premier League games and has appeared in four as a second-half sub. His only starts have been in a pair of League Cup matches, including a Sept. 23 appearance against Stoke in which he scored his first club goal since December....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585287032014-10-17T16:00:15.418-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-17T16:00:15.418-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58528703@www.sltrib.com Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:00:15 MDT Soccer: Don Garber criticizes Jurgen Klinsmann over Donovan, MLS view http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526963-77/klinsmann-garber-cup-jurgen.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58526963-77/klinsmann-garber-cup-jurgen.html.csp">Soccer: Don Garber criticizes Jurgen Klinsmann over Donovan, MLS view</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ronald Blum</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step Wednesday of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to the World Cup and for saying Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley damaged their careers by returning to MLS from European clubs. Garber, the league’s commissioner since 1999, questioned whether Klinsmann could be an effective coach while publicly criticizing MLS. A U.S. Soccer Federation official, speaking on condition of anonymity ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585269632014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-15T23:36:45.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58526963@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:36:45 MDT MLS Commissioner Garber irate over Klinsmann comments http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58526074-49/klinsmann-garber-league-mls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58526074-49/klinsmann-garber-league-mls.html.csp">MLS Commissioner Garber irate over Klinsmann comments</a></h4>