Posted on March 15, 2010 by archiegemmill
from Soccer Insider…
“A week before the Americans’ World Cup opener against England, the United States will play Australia on June 5 at a venue near Johannesburg. Negotiations were completed in recent days. Live TV coverage in both countries is expected.”
…and there’s the third pre-cup friendly I was hoping for.
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Posted on March 10, 2010 by archiegemmill
Soccer By Ives is reporting that Jermaine Jones has set a goal of playing in the World Cup with the United States. Jones is still experiencing pain in his leg, but believes he can return in time for the cup. “The World Cup is my goal. I want to jump on this train.”
Read more at Soccer By Ives and Frankfurter Rundschau.
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Posted on March 8, 2010 by archiegemmill
Soccernet has a good article about 17-year-old American Sebastian Lletget, who currently plies his trade at West Ham. Sounds like he’s doing well and could make his debut this year.
According to scout Mike Leigh, West Ham super scout Jimmy Hampson once told him that Lletget is the best 14-year-old to ever play for the famed club. Keep in mind, West Ham has developed, among others, Frank Lampard and Joe Cole.
Read the article here.
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Posted on March 4, 2010 by malarimer
Turns out Nigel De Jong’s studs-up challenge was as bad as it looked on TV.
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Posted on March 2, 2010 by malarimer
ESPN placed Soccernet’s list of the top 50 players in the World Cup on their front page this morning. Landon Donovan came in at #50.
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Posted on February 25, 2010 by archiegemmill
I know we’ve been posting a lot about the USA jerseys…but seeing as it has been a popular topic here, I thought I should note that the uniforms have been officially unveiled now.
For more images, see our earlier post.
via Football Shirt Culture.
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Posted on February 23, 2010 by archiegemmill
Ricardo Clark returned to training for Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday. Hopefully, we’ll see him in a match in a couple of weeks. Does this mean he’ll make the roster for the friendly with the Netherlands?
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