# United States

This year
# Regret
USA coach admits kicking future wife in 1991
Gregg Berhalter was 18 and a college freshman at the time.
Last year
# future plans
Fifa readies 48-team World Cup
For the first time, football’s greatest tournament will be held across three host nations — the United States, Canada and Mexico.
# Tension
Dortmund youngster hits back over USA World Cup bust-up
Gio Reyna has responded to comments made by coach Gregg Berhalter.
# Under fire
Liberia president George Weah criticised after watching son at World Cup
The former AC Milan star has not been seen in his homeland where people are battling soaring prices and shortages of basic goods.
# difference of opinion
Van Gaal hits back at critics ahead of last-16 showdown
The 71-year-old is unbeaten in a record 10 World Cup matches as a coach.
# talking point
Watching English media cover their team through Irish eyes can be baffling - but it's far from an anomaly
Gareth Southgate has endured strong criticism of late for his approach to games.
# Claim
No political football for Iran World Cup clash - US boss
Gregg Berhalter was a satisfied man after watching his youthful US team hold mighty England
# Positivity
'Were we booed off? I'm not sure if that was aimed at us' - Southgate
A point keeps the Three Lions top of Group B and they will qualify for the last 16 as long as they avoid defeat by a four-goal margin to Wales.
England v USA, World Cup
England faced USA as they aimed to confirm their places in the knockout stages.
# Protest
US coach praises players for stand against sexual abuse
Vlatko Andonovski backed his team’s actions.
# Frustration
Former USA superstar's Irish debut ends in disappointment as Shelbourne stunned by Sligo
Sligo secured a surprise 3-2 win over Noel King’s side.
All time
# Farewell
One of the greatest players in history signs off after her 316th international for the US
Carli Lloyd, two-time World Cup winner and double Olympic gold medallist, played her last game in a 6-0 win over South Korea.
# Upset
USA's 44-match unbeaten run ends in Olympics opener
The four-time Olympic champions crashed to a 3-0 defeat by Sweden.
# Recovery
'It was this huge release last year. I’d be driving down the road and I’d start crying'
Former Ireland international Ciara McCormack reflects on a remarkable career.
# Pastures new
Tottenham sign World Cup-winning star
Alex Morgan is the latest member of the US women’s national team to move to England’s Women’s Super League.
# Unimpressed
Donald Trump suggests he will boycott NFL and US Soccer
Colin Kaepernick started kneeling in 2016 to highlight racial inequality, and the US president does not want others to follow suit.
# Struggle
'Shocked' US women stars to appeal equal pay defeat
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan have vowed to fight the decision.
# future plans
World Cup-winning women's coach tempted by men's role
Jill Ellis is preparing for her final game with the United States.
# favourites
Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup
USA have been among the most impressive sides so far.
# Potential
George Weah's son signs for Celtic on loan
Timothy Weah is set for a six-month stint at Parkhead, after parent club PSG agreed to the switch.
'I can’t really put it into words... it’s an unbelievable achievement that will stay with me forever'
Ireland’s Graham Burke reflects on an unforgettable night which saw him break a 40-year-old record.
# Challenge
Has Graham Burke done enough to become a regular in the Ireland squad?
Martin O’Neill praised the Shamrock Rovers star after he scored his first international goal tonight.
# Reaction
'He's had a really tough time. He thought his career was over'
Martin O’Neill paid tribute to Ireland’s match-winner Alan Judge after tonight’s match.
# Respect
George Weah's son plans to thank John O'Shea for 'everything he's done for the game'
The PSG and USA teenager is expected to feature against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow night.
# absence
Highly-rated Dortmund star will not travel to Dublin for Ireland clash
USA’s Christian Pulisic is considered one of the hottest prospects in world football.
# column
How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world
Pay-for-play’s negative impact on the sport is obvious, writes Tommy Martin.
# Consolation Prize
Ireland could be part of 2018 event with World Cup absentees - reports
The US Soccer Federation officials are looking into hosting matches next year.
# Family ties
Remember George Weah? His son is burning up the U-17 World Cup for the US
Tim Weah scored a hat-trick in the Round of 16 clash with Paraguay and will be crucial in tomorrow’s quarter-final.
# American Dream
After their embarrassing World Cup failure, is Big Sam ready to resurrect the United States?
The former England boss is reportedly keen on taking over from Bruce Arena.
# Upset
Stunning scenes as USA sensationally fail to reach World Cup for first time since 1986
Bruce Arena’s side suffered a shock 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago.
# heir apparent
Jurgen Klinsmann's son earns first professional contract
Hertha Berlin have signed the United States U20 goalkeeper on a permanent deal.
# Deal
Will Ireland follow suit? No strike action as US women's soccer team reach landmark agreement
US Soccer President Sunil Gulati described the deal as “an important step”.
# Grudge match
Captain fantastic Marquez delighted as Mexico trump USA
The skipper said the victory could help the Mexican people forget the “intolerance” of the US Presidential election.
# Grudge match
Days after Trump's election, USA take on Mexico in a politically charged World Cup qualifier
Both sides have made the CONCACAF Fifth Round and are vying for a place in Russia in 2018.
While everyone was watching the basketball, USA booked their place in Copa America semis
Clint Dempsey strike helps the United States to a 2-1 win against Ecuador.
# Wave Goodbye
Legendary World Cup winner Dunga sacked as Brazil coach
Corinthians boss Tite is tipped as the next man to take over the Selecao.
# Afghanistan
Man held at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years in case of mistaken identity
Mustafa al-Aziz al-Shamiri has been detained at the camp without charge.
# reggae boyz
This wonderful free-kick shocked the US & sent Jamaica to Gold Cup final
No one was expecting Jurgen Klinsmann’s side to suffer defeat in Atlanta.
# good lord
Lord Nicklas Bendtner scored a hat-trick tonight - including this beautiful winner
Sorry, America. That’s just how he rolls.
# adieu
Another 'Football Manager' legend has fallen on hard times
Former US international Freddy Adu has left Serbian side FK Jagodina after a six-month stint at the club.