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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): 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.
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.
USA Men Tie Greece 0-0
June 23, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): The USA Men pressured hard for 90 minutes but was unable to find the back of the net against Greece. Both teams had chances, with Greece hitting the post midway through the first half. After two group matches, the group is as follows: Russia with 6 pts, USA with 4 pts, Greece with 1 pt, and Japan with 0 pts. The men will face Russia on Saturday to determine which teams advance out of the group.
USA Women Beat Turkey 3-0
June 22, 2016
View Match (Coming Soon): The USA Women got off to a good start for the 2016 Deaf World Cup by defeating Turkey 3-0. Emily Cressy scored the women's first goal and took the team into the half at 1-0. The second half saw goals from Liza Offreda and Kate Ward. The Women will face rivals Russia on Friday at 18:00 CEST, 6pm EST.

This is... USA Deaf Soccer!

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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: Great Britain
Date: June 29, 2016
Time: 12:00 CEST, 6am EST
Venue: Stadium of Agropoli
Location: Salerno, Italy

USA Women Next Match:

United States

Event: 2016 Deaf World Cup
Opponent: Italy
Date: June 28, 2016
Time: 15:00 CEST, 9am EST
Venue: Stadium of Agropoli
Location: Salerno, Italy