Monthly Archives: August 2011

USMNT: 23 Names for the September Friendlies

August 22, 2011
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Gimmies if they’re healthy 1. Tim Howard 2. Clint Dempsey – scored a brace in his mid-week Europa League match-up 3. Landon Donovan 4. Carlos Bocanegra – started for Rangers only a few hours after being transferred away from St. Etienne 5. Steve Cherundolo 6. Michael Bradley – still looking for a transfer before...

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USMNT: Americans That Need a Transfer Before August 31st

August 14, 2011
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With the transfer window closing in a little over two weeks, which American players need a move? So far this off-season, Americans Jozy Altidore, Alejandro Bedoya, Freddy Adu and Oguchi Onyewu have already secured transfers into seemingly better club situations that promise more exposure, more playing time, or both. Here’s my list of Americans...

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USMNT: Ups and Downs for U.S. in Re-Match with Mexico

August 12, 2011
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 I don’t think this is what Jurgen Klinsmann meant. Over the past few days, newly appointed USMNT team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has repeatedly said that the U.S. must develop a style that defines us. Unfortunately, the U.S. seemed to follow what had become its style in the Bob Bradley era. Concede possession all over...

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USMNT: Who Would be in Your Starting 11 v. Mexico on Wednesday?

August 8, 2011
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The roster- Goalkeepers: Bill Hamid, Tim Howard Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra, Edgar Castillo, Steve Cherundolo, Clarence Goodson, Michael Orozco Fiscal, Heath Pearce, Tim Ream, Zach Loyd Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman, Michael Bradley, Ricardo Clark, Jermaine Jones, Brek Shea, José Torres, Robbie Rogers Forwards: Freddy Adu, Juan Agudelo, DaMarcus Beasley, Edson Buddle, Landon Donovan Preferred formation: 4-2-3-1....

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USMNT: Breaking Down the Roster for U.S.-Mexico

August 7, 2011
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With Jurgen Klinsmann naming his 1st roster this week, let’s take a look at his selections, and omissions. Obvious 1st team choices Tim Howard, Steve Cherundolo, Carlos Bocanegra, Michael Bradley, Maurice Edu and Landon Donovan are all automatic call-ups. Freddy Adu, while he has struggled in recent years, earned his spot through his solid...

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