Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
Edu ready for Champions League challenge
by Paul Kennedy, September 14th, 2010 12:37AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, scotland, uefa champions league

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Maurice Edu says the chance to play in the UEFA Champions League was one of the reasons he was attracted to Scottish club Rangers, and he is looking to get a positive result on Tuesday at Manchester United.

"The Champions League is the best teams around the world and you always want to be involved in competitions like that," Edu said. "I knew, coming to a club like Rangers, I would get that opportunity. Unfortunately, the first year we weren't involved and last year I missed out because of injury. Hopefully, I can play my part and really enjoy it."

Edu says Rangers is ready to take on United at Old Trafford.

"You've got to go into games believing in yourselves," he added. "If you don't then you've already lost half the battle. If you mention Manchester United around the world, everybody knows about the club and the history there and how good their team is. But we're going to go there and try and get something out of the game. We'll all be up for that game and aim for a positive result and come back with something."

The only other American in the Champions League this fall is Jermaine Jones, the German-bred midfielder who plays for Schalke 04. Oguchi Onyewu wasn't included in AC Milan's roster for the group stage.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Six EPL clubs in action on U.S. soil on Wednesday    
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] No less than eight international matches will be played on Wednesday. Manchester United and ...
Fire and Quakes need points in Yallop homecoming    
[MLS: Week 20] Ten league matches are sprinkled over the next six days to accommodate a ...
What They're Saying: Jason Ader    
"The second mouse gets the cheese. This is not something that will happen overnight." -- Gaming ...
2014 W-League All-League Team    
[AWARDS] Two midfielders from the regular-season champion LA Blues -- Mele French and Sarah Killion -- ...
The Chicago Daily News    
[THE PITCH] The relocation of U.S. women's national team star Christen Press from Sweden to the ...
Pep Guardiola: Julian Green deserves Bayern shot    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] On a Bayern Munich team featuring six German World Cup champions, plus a host ...
Squads picked for Denmark and Mexico tourneys    
[USA UNDER-17 MEN] U.S. under-17 men's national team head coach Richie Williams named two rosters for ...
A sweet side-volley from Berbatov    
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Bulgarian Dimitar Berbatov's latest spectacular goal provided the gamewinner for Monaco over Colombia's ...
What They're Saying: Neymar    
"I think Brazilian soccer is behind. It's behind Germany and Spain. We've slipped behind and we ...
Arsenal players practice speaking New Yorkese    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In preparation for their visit to the U.S. Northeast, where they'll ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives