"It is frustrating, of course. I'm not even really part of the team on game day. … I've never gone through this in my career. I'm just battling through, training my hardest day-in, day-out. It's the [coach's] decision, and right now he's going against me. ... All I can do is work hard at training and if things don’t change I'll obviously look for a solution in January."
-- U.S. defender Mike Parkhurst, who played in the USA's win over Mexico two weeks ago to clinch a spot at the 2014 World Cup -- but has not been getting on the field for German club Augsburg. (Goal.com)