Damarcus Beasley

Remembering Damarcus Beasley’s international debut

This day in football history On 27 January 2001, 18-year old midfielder Damarcus Beasley collected his first cap for the United States senior team in a 2–1 friendly win over China played in Oakland, California. Known primarily for his pace on the left wing, Beasley has been versatile, also playing at forward and left back for …

The Black Hole at Left Back

That’s not a badass nickname for the our newest defender. It’s the USMNT’s biggest biggest problem, and we’ve been trying to solve it for decades. By Brian Sciaretta There’s no position on the field that has troubled the U.S. national team as doggedly as left back. Just look at the list of names who have filled …