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Sounders' Evans added to camp roster
May 21st, 2013 11:33PM

TAGS:  men's national team, seattle sounders


[USA MEN] U.S. national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Seattle Sounders midfielder Brad Evans to the team that will gather in Cleveland in advance of the five-game series that kicks off May 29 against Belgium at at FirstEnergy Stadium. It will be the third call-up of the year for Evans, who will report to camp Monday a day after the Sounders' match against the LA Galaxy.

The 28-year-old Evans has earned seven caps, the most recent coming in the 0-0 draw against Canada on Jan. 29 in Houston, where he played both as a midfielder and a right back. He was also called up for the Hexagonal opener at Honduras.

No reason was given for his late call-up. Klinsmann will need to evaluate the form of three players who have not played in more than a month: Michael Parkhurst, Brek Shea and Danny Williams.

U.S. Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (6): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tally Hall (Houston Dynamo), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Tim Howard (Everton), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
DEFENDERS (8): DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Club Tijuana), Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Michael Parkhurst (Augsburg)
MIDFIELDERS (11): Michael Bradley (Roma), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Maurice Edu (Bursaspor), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders), Stuart Holden (Bolton Wanderers), Jermaine Jones (Schalke), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Brek Shea (Stoke City), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
FORWARDS (5): Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham Hotspur), Herculez Gomez (Santos), Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders).

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