Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Hyndman is youngest U.S. debutant in England
by Paul Kennedy, August 9th, 2014 7:49PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, england

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD]Emerson Hyndman, the 18-year-old grandson of former FC Dallas coachSchellas Hyndman, became the latest in a long line of Americans to play for Fulham as he made his pro debut, starting on the left side of midfield in the Cottagers' 2-1 loss at Ipswich Town. He is the youngest American to move to England and make his pro league debut.



Fulham's veteran German manager, Felix Magath, has completely overhauled the Cottagers since their relegation from the Premier League, and Hyndman was one of five academy players to start along with five new signings and captain Scott Parker. Magath said he had no qualms about using his youngsters, three of whom made their pro debuts: Jesse Joronen, Cameron Burgess and Hyndman.

“You will see the young players will improve,” he said. “I hope next week in the home game [against Millwall] we have the chance to let the young players go and you will see they will make a good game, and why shouldn’t we win? Everybody wants young players and now I give young players the chance to play and develop and I feel fine, and the players feel fine and are glad, and so we will go on.”

Hyndman moved from Dallas to join the Fulham academy program in 2011. He is the youngest American to move to England and make his pro league debut. Jonathan Spector was one month older when he debuted for Manchester United in 2004.Johann Smith was 19 when he debuted for Bolton Wanderers, and Jozy Altidore was 20 when he first played for Hull City.

He follows in the footsteps of Americans Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey, Marcus Hahnemann, Eddie Johnson, Kasey Keller, Eddie Lewis and Brian McBride, who all played at Fulham. All were picked to represent the USA at one or more World Cups.

Austria, Bundesliga
SATURDAY:
Conor O'Brien (did not dress), Wiener Neustadt, 2-2 vs. Austria Vienna

Belgium, Pro League
SUNDAY:
Sacha Kljestan, Anderlecht, vs. Charleroi

England, League Championship
SATURDAY:
Emerson Hyndman (90 minutes), Fulham, 1-2 at Ipswich Town
Eric Lichaj (sub: 4 minutes), Nott. Forest, 2-0 vs. Blackpool
Will Packwood (did not dress), Birmingham City, 0-2 at Middlesbrough
Tim Ream (90 minutes), Bolton Wanderers, 0-3 at Watford
Jonathan Spector (did not dress), Birmingham City, 0-2 at Middlesbrough
Zak Whitbread (on bench), Derby County, 1-0 vs. Rotherham
Danny Williams (did not dress), Reading, 2-2 at Wigan Athletic

France, Ligue 1
SATURDAY:
Alejandro Bedoya (90 minutes), Nantes, 1-0 Lens

Germany, Bundesliga 2
SUNDAY:
Terrence Boyd, Red Bull Leipzig, at 1860 Munich
Alfredo Morales, Ingolstadt, vs. Darmstadt
Bobby Wood, 1860 Munich, vs. Red Bull Leipzig
Andrew Wooten, Sandhausen, vs. Kaiserslautern

Mexico, Liga MX
FRIDAY:
Paul Arriola (did not dress), Tijuana, 0-0 at Morelia
Joe Corona (sub: 6 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 at Morelia
Greg Garza (90 minutes), Tijuana, 0-0 at Morelia
Alejandro Guido (did not dress), Tijuana, 0-0 at Morelia
Alonso Hernandez (did not dress), Monterrey, 1-2 at Veracruz
SATURDAY:
Ventura Alvarado
(sub: 9 minutes), Club America, 2-0 at Tigres
Gabriel Farfan (did not dress), Chiapas, 3-2 vs. Leon
Herculez Gomez (did not dress), Tigres, 0-2 vs. Club America
Michael Orozco (57 minutes, 1 red card), Puebla, 0-1 at Cruz Azul
Jose Torres (90 minutes), Tigres, 0-2 vs. Club America
SUNDAY:
Edgar Castillo, Atlas, at UNAM

Netherlands, Eredivisie
FRIDAY:
Rubio Rubin (did not dress), FC Utrecht, 0-2 at PEC
SATURDAY:
Aron Johannsson (did not dress), AZ, 3-0 at Heracles

Norway, Tippeligaen
SATURDAY:
Jeb Brovsky (on bench), Stromsgodset, 0-1 at Odd
SUNDAY:
Mix Diskerud, Rosenborg, vs. Start
Josh Gatt, Molde, vs. Stabaek
Ethan Horvath, Molde, vs. Stabaek
Andrew Jacobson, Stabaek, at Molde
Michael Stephens, Stabaek, at Molde
Zarek Valentin, Bodo/Glimt, at Sogndal

Serbia, Super Liga
SATURDAY:
Freddy Adu(did not play), Jagodina, 1-1 vs. Mladost Lucani


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Youth clubs sue MLSPU, Dempsey, Bradley and Yedlin    
In the latest quest by American youth clubs to get compensation, as is common in other ...
What They're Saying: Vicente Del Bosque    
"I have no intention to remain as coach. No matter what the result of the Euros, ...
What They're Saying: Yura Movsisyan    
"I could never repay what they did for me." -- Yura Movsisyan, on Tony Beltran's family, ...
MLS Rookie Watch: Harrison joins race    
Jack Harrison, the No. 1 pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft, has solidified a starting job ...
U.S. Abroad: Rodriguez moves to Chemnitzer FC    
U.S. U-23 forward Mario Rodriguez, who spent three seasons in the German Regionalliga with Borussia Moenchengladbach ...
MLS Moves: Timbers loan out Asprilla to Colombian club    
Portland's wait for Dairon Asprilla to light up MLS is over. The Timbers announced Thursday a ...
MLS Countdown: NYCFC sharp heading into derby rematch    
Six weeks after the Red Bulls stampeded New York City FC, 7-0, in the first Hudson ...
Euro 2016: Results & schedule    
Belgium will play Wales in the Euro 2016 quarterfinals on Friday. The Red Devils will be ...
Video Pick: The Bundesliga's 10 Strangest Goals    
The folks at the Bundesliga took advantage of the offseason to compile last season's Top 10 ...
Datebook: USA headed to Cuba for friendly in October    
The U.S. men's national team will play a friendly game in Cuba for the first time ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives