Chandler sidelined for remainder of Nuremberg season
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Timmy Chandler, once Steve Cherundolo's heir apparent at right
back for the U.S. national team, will be sidelined for the rest of the 2013-14 Bundesliga season while recovering from a knee injury suffered in Nuremberg's game against Bayern Munich in February.
The 23-year-old Chandler had faded from the national team picture after starting in the 2013 Hexagonal opener against Honduras, but a strong winter with Nuremberg had even drawn praise from
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
Chandler made his U.S. debut in March 2011 for Bob Bradley but did not play an official match for the USA until the Honduras game in which he played very poorly.
He sat out summer play with the USA in 2011 and 2012 and
was injured last summer, limiting his time with the USA. He played eight games for the USA in 2011 but only one each in 2012 and 2013.
He was expected to be sidelined with his knee injury
until April but Nuremberg coach Gertjan Verbeek said Wednesday he would not return this season.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily All MLS teams but Sporting KC on double duty Sept. 15, 8:22 p.m. |
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Preview] MLS's five entrants clubs take a combined 5-0-1 record into Matchday 4 ... Arsenal and Man City look to repeat road feats Sept. 15, 7:41 p.m.
[UCL: Three Games to Watch] The new UEFA Champions League season kicks off with a bang. ... What They're Saying: Michael Bradley Sept. 15, 6:44 p.m.
"They continue to assign Canadian referees with Canadian teams playing against American teams ... It makes ... Intentional or not, Blas Perez's goal is amazing Sept. 15, 6:33 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] It's unclear whether FC Dallas' Panamanian striker Blas Perez ... Spain advances to finals for first time Sept. 15, 6:31 p.m.
[2015 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] Spain qualified for the 2015 Women's World Cup for the first time ... Curtin has Union on brink of first trophy Sept. 15, 6:06 p.m.
[OPEN CUP: Final] The Philadelphia Union goes for its first trophy when it hosts the Seattle ... Soccer America Power Rankings Sept. 15, 5:16 p.m.
[MLS: Week 27] FC Dallas and New England posted important victories to move up the rankings. ... What They're Saying: NESCAC men's coaches Sept. 15, 2:04 a.m.
"As a supporter, we ask you not engage in any unsportsmanlike actions, which include booing, taunting, ... AC Milan's Menez brilliantly beats keeper with back-heel Sept. 15, 1:33 a.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] AC Milan's Jeremy Menez scored one of our favorite goals of the year ... What They're Saying: Jermaine Jones Sept. 15, 12:42 a.m.
"We got a second game we will see what happens there. He hurt me ... I ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives