"I'm going to be honest with you, I thought I was the best candidate and I still do. I'm disappointed that [U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati] thinks so little of American coaches. But it's hard to say for me that he didn't make a good choice. Tom Sermanni is a good choice and can -- as so many of us can -- win with this team."
-- Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. women to titles at the 1996 Olympics, 1999 World Cup and 2008 U-20 World Cup, on the hiring of Scotsman Tom Sermanni. (ESPNFC.com)