Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Bradley calls out the troops
by Paul Kennedy, May 16th, 2008 7AM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

U.S. national team head coach Bob Bradley has named a pool of 33 players who have been called for friendlies against England, Spain and Argentina, beginning with a game against England May 28 at Wembley Stadium.

The pool includes 19 players who spent the last season at clubs abroad. Bradley also called up five uncapped players: goalies Dominic Cervi, Troy Perkins and Chris Seitz, defender Michael Orozco and Robbie Rogers.

Orozco is playing for Mexican First Division club San Luis, while Rogers has already scored five goals for the Columbus Crew, the sensation of the MLS season.

The friendlies will be the USA's final tests for the start of World Cup 2010 qualifying with a two-leg series against Barbados.

The Americans will take a five-game unbeaten streak into the friendly series. They haven't lost since falling to Brazil, 4-2, in September 2007.

England will head to Trinidad & Tobago after its game against the USA. Spain, which will host the USA June 4 in Santander, is preparing for the European Championship, while Argentina, which the USA will face at Giants Stadium June 8, resumes World Cup 2010 qualifying in mid-June.

More than 46,000 tickets have been sold for the USA-Argentina at Giants Stadium.

USA ROSTER:
GOALKEEPERS: Dominic Cervi (out of contract), Brad Guzan (Chivas USA), Tim Howard (Everton/ENG), Troy Perkins (Valerenga/NOR), Chris Seitz (Real Salt Lake).


DEFENDERS: Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham/ENG), Dan Califf (FC Midtjylland/DEN), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96/GER), Jay DeMerit (Watford/ENG), Frankie Hejduk (Columbus Crew), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard Liege/BEL), Michael Orozco (San Luis/MEX), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock/GER), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United/ENG).


MIDFIELDERS: Freddy Adu (Benfica/POR), DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers/SCO), Michael Bradley (Heerenveen/NED), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Toronto FC), Benny Feilhaber (Derby County/ENG), Eddie Gaven (Columbus Crew), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Eddie Lewis (Derby County/ENG), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids).


FORWARDS: Jozy Altidore (New York Red Bulls), Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo), Kenny Cooper (FC Dallas), Clint Dempsey (Fulham/ENG), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Nate Jaqua (out of contract), Eddie Johnson (Fulham/ENG), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), Josh Wolff (1860 Munich/GER).

SCHEDULE:
May 28 -- England vs. USA (Wembley Stadium) TV: ESPN Classic -- 3 pm ET; Galavision -- 7 pm ET/PT (delay).
June 4 -- Spain vs. USA (Estadio El Sardinero) TV: ESPN2 -- 5:30 pm ET (delay); Galavision -- 7 pm ET/PT (delay).
June 8 -- Argentina vs. USA (Giants Stadium) TV: ESPN Classic, Galavision -- 7:30 pm ET.

 

 



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Ontario's K-W United FC takes PDL crown    
Top-seeded Kitchener-Waterloo United FC became the third Canadian team to win the PDL championship in the ...
MLS: Seeing isn't believing after 39-goal Saturday    
On a day when Frank Lampard, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Tranquillo Barnetta, among others, made their league ...
What Thay're Saying: Chris Rolfe    
"That was the craziest game I've ever been a part of, in pro soccer." -- D.C. ...
Video Pick: Mourinho tosses his medal to young Arsenal fan    
Jose Mourinho brought a smile to the face of a young Arsenal fan when the Chelsea ...
What They're Saying: Economics professor Bruce Corrie    
"There are a number of positive benefits it could have to engage youth, build values, provide ...
Crowd Count: Chattanooga FC draws record 9,236 fans    
For the second year in a row, Chattanooga FC set a National Premier Soccer League attendance ...
Charlotte snaps Rhinos' USL unbeaten streak at 19 games    
The Charlotte Independence got goals from brothers Alex Martinez and Enzo Martinez as well as Pole ...
Altidore's frustrations get the better of him -- again    
Not for the first time this year, Jozy Altidore lashed out and paid dearly. Playing with ...
Dunn makes strong case for NWSL MVP    
If the NWSL means anything to the U.S. women's national team, Crystal Dunn will be in ...
What They're Saying: CFU president Gordon Derrick    
"I think it is just politics, people are trying to create an atmosphere. If they can ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives