"On behalf of the coaching staff, we want to thank Peter [Nowak] for all of his efforts with U.S. Soccer. He is an outstanding coach and a great friend. I have thoroughly enjoyed working with him as both a player in Chicago and as a partner with the national team. I look forward to continuing our relationship."
-- U.S. head coach Bob Bradley on his assistant coach, Peter Nowak, leaving U.S. Soccer to take the head-coaching position of MLS expansion club Philadelphia Union, which begins play in 2010. (New York Times)