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MLS-heavy U.S. roster opens New Year camp
January 3rd, 2008 7AM

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U.S. coach Bob Bradley has named a roster of 26 players - 23 of which are MLS-based - for a training camp that begins Thursday and culminates with a Jan. 19 friendly against Sweden at The Home Depot Center. The three foreign-based players are from Scandinavian leagues on winter break: Dan Califf (Aalborg BK/Denmark), Ramiro Corrales (SK Brann/Norway) and Jeremiah White (AGF Aarhus/Denmark). Landon Donovan is the most experienced player in the squad with 96 caps while midfielder Pablo Mastroeni is a notable absentee.

"This is the beginning of a very important year for the national team, and we are looking forward to continuing the work of 2007," said Bradley. "This is another great opportunity to reinforce the principles of how this team operates both on and off the field, as well as giving us the chance to look at players that may be able to help us when World Cup qualifying begins in June."

The roster includes MLS Goalkeeper of the Year (Brad Guzan), Defender of the Year (Michael Parkhurst) and Rookie of the Year (Maurice Edu).

ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (4)
- Brad Guzan (Chivas USA), Will Hesmer (Columbus Crew), Matt Pickens (Chicago Fire), Zach Wells (D.C. United).

DEFENDERS (9)
- Dan Califf (Aalborg BK), Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards), Ramiro Corrales (SK Brann), Todd Dunivant (Toronto FC), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Drew Moor (FC Dallas), Michael Parkhurst (New England Revolution), Eddie Robinson (Houston Dynamo), Marvell Wynne (Toronto FC).

MIDFIELDERS (7) - Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Brian Davis (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Toronto FC), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Justin Mapp (Chicago Fire), Pat Noonan (New England Revolution).

FORWARDS (6)
- Josmer Altidore (New York Red Bulls), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Eddie Johnson (Kansas City Wizards), Chris Rolfe (Chicago Fire), Taylor Twellman (New England Revolution), Jeremiah White (AGF Aarhus).


ALPHABETIC ROSTER WITH CAPS/GOALS
Altidore, Josmer 1/0
Beckerman, Kyle 3/0
Califf, Dan 18/1
Clark, Ricardo 10/1
Conrad, Jimmy 23/1
Corrales, Ramiro 4/0
Davis, Brad 2/0
Donovan, Landon 96/34
Dunivant, Todd 2/0
Edu, Maurice 2/0
Goodson, Clarence 0/0
Guzan, Brad 4/0
Hesmer, Will 0/0
Johnson, Eddie 31/11
Kljestan, Sacha 4/0
Mapp, Justin 8/0
Moor, Drew 2/0
Noonan, Pat 13/1
Parkhurst, Michael 2/0
Pickens, Matt 0/0
Robinson, Eddie 0/0
Rolfe, Chris 6/0
Twellman, Taylor 29/6
Wells, Zach 0/0
White, Jeremiah 0/0
Wynne, Marvell 0/0




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