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USA Men Top Great Britain in PK's
June 28, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): After brief moments of back and forth goals between the two teams, USA bested Great Britain in a penalty shootout (4-3) to advance to the 5th/6th Place match versus Egypt on Friday July 1st. Vitaliy Tanchik scored two goals for the Americans and Will Frentz smashed the final PK to send the men to their final match.
USA Women Defeat Host Country 7-0
June 28, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): The USA Women defeated the host country 7-0 on Tuesday. Emily Cressy found the back of the net 3 times for her second hat trick of the tournament. Fetlework Blitch and Chloe Rice also put points on the board for the Women. With the win, USA advances to the championship game despite any result in their match versus Poland on Thursday, June 30th.
USA Men Lose to Germany In Quarterfinals
June 27, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): Controversial calls by the linesmen resulted in 2 goals for Germany as USA lost 3-1. The men went down 1-0 in the first half but were able to even the score off a deep shot from captain Trip Neil. Neil received a quick pass from Will Frentz, turned, and fired the ball to the upper right corner of the goal from 23 yards out. The men will face Great Britain Wednesday to determine 5th-8th place.
USA Women Defeat Great Britain 4-0
June 26, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): The USA Women defeated Great Britain 4-0 in Agropoli helping them to push further away from the both GB and Russia in the standings. With the win, the Women are 1 match away from automatic qualification to the championship match. They will play Italy to determine if they advance to the finals on July 2nd.
Despite Loss, USA Advances Out of Group Stage
June 25, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): In hot and humid Eboli, the USA Men were defeated by Russia 2-0 in the final match of group play. USA finishes the group with a record of 1-1-1 and advanced due to Japan defeating Greece 2-1. The men will face Germany on Monday at 15:00 CEST, 9am EST.
USA Women Defeat Russia 4-1
June 24, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): With Russia getting on the scoreboard first, the USA women fought back and continued to pressure and overwhelm the Russian team. The final whistle saw the women walking away with a 4-1 win over Russia and moving themselves into a first place standing in the tables. On Sunday, they will face Great Britain who also sit at the top of the table.

This is... USA Deaf Soccer!

Click play below or click here to check out the latest promotional video on USA Deaf Soccer.

Special thanks to:
Producer/Director: Cameron Gott.
http://www.cameronlgott.com

Deafness in Soccer

Deafness is a hidden 'disability'. In sports such as soccer, players face certain hidden disadvantages, such as not being able to hear their coach's instructions during a game, a referee's decision or the roar of the crowd. Because deaf soccer players compete regularly against their hearing peers, these aspects of the game taken for granted, can make a difference during the course of a match.

Under international criteria, to be eligible to compete in deaf soccer competitions, players must have an average hearing loss of 55 Decibels or more in the best ear. All players competing in deaf matches must remove all hearing aids before playing which creates another obstacle to overcome, balance - another important advantage for a hearing player.

Join the Team

Generally, the men's squad plays at a level equal to that of a strong NCAA Division 2 team. Players who will be successful with the Men's Team typically have club and/or college soccer background.

The women are the regining 2005,2009, and 2013 Deaflympics Gold Medal winners.

There is no age minimum or maximum requirement. The ages of players selected to the squad range from as young as 15 to as old as 38, with the average age being approximately 23 to 26.

If you are interested in trying out for the Men's Squad, please contact the men's representative Chris Jones.

If you are interested in trying out for the Women's Squad please contact the women's representative Meghan Maiwald.

USA Men Next Match:

United States

Event: 2016 Deaf World Cup
Opponent: Egypt
Date: July 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 CEST, 4am EST
Venue: Stadium of Eboli
Location: Salerno, Italy

USA Women Next Match:

United States

Event: 2016 Deaf World Cup
Opponent: Poland
Date: June 30, 2016
Time: 18:00 CEST, 12pm EST
Venue: Stadium of Eboli
Location: Salerno, Italy