Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Altidore's poor EPL season a concern for USA
Yahoo!Sports, April 26th, 2010 8:42PM
Subscribe to Section 2 Around the Net

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Martin Rogerswrites that U.S. coach Bob Bradley should be concerned about Jozy Altidore, the USA's first choice forward who last weekend headbutted an opponent and will be banned for the remainder of the English Premier League season. The headbutt generated more attention than anything Altidore did in the preceding eight months at Hull City.

Altidore scored just two goals this season and failed to lock down a permanent starting role with one of the worst teams in the EPL. Yet Altidore will be the one who leads the U.S. frontline at the World Cup. After Altidore and Hutton tangled while chasing down a loose ball, Hutton threw the ball at his opponent’s head as it went out of play. Altidore responded furiously, leaping to his feet and shoving his head into Hutton’s face. Both players were red-carded and sent off.

But Bradley knows Altidore fits more comfortably in the USA lineup than he ever did at Hull and Bradley won’t be panicking too much. Last season, Altidore saw hardly any action for his clubs in Spain, but that didn’t stop him from turning in several productive efforts at the Confederations Cup.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

    ARCHIVES
    FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

    Recent Section 2 Around the Net
    Youth soccer fights back against 49ers    
    Northern California youth soccer advocates, including Santa Clara Youth Soccer League President Tino Silva, have launched ...
    Cal South TOPSoccer Program Turns 25    
    "We're all soccer players, special needs or not," says Sandy Castillo, chair of the Cal South ...
    How Neymar Played in Childhood    
    Neyrmar: "I used to pick up the ball, set up the furniture and go around dribbling ...
    Roma Partnering with U.S. Youth Clubs    
    Italian Serie A club Roma, which has American ownership, aims to forge partnerships with seven U.S. ...
    LVG: Falcao "Has to Prove Himself"    
    Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal has responded to criticism over dropping Radamel Falcao by claiming ...
    Report: Adidas to Assist Messi Move?    
    According to Spanish sports daily AS, Lionel Messi's sponsor Adidas could be the key to the ...
    Toure Admits Man City Future in Doubt    
    Speaking ahead of the opening games of the African Nations' Cup in Equatorial Guinea this weekend, ...
    Ronaldo Blasts 'Defensive' Atleti Tactics    
    Cristiano Ronaldo blasted Atletico Madrid for its unattractive style after the Rojiblancos ousted Real Madrid from ...
    Fabian Johnson's 'Spat' with 'Gladbach Coach Favre    
    According to Bild, USA defender Fabian Johnson is in a "spat" with Borussia Monchengladbach coach Lucien ...
    Serie A to Introduce Goal-Line Technology    
    Serie A will introduce goal-line technology next season after the Italian soccer federation (FIGC) gave its ...
    >> Section 2 Around the Net Archives