U.S. SOCCER: Arena calls up 30 players



U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena named 30 players to the training camp roster that will begin workouts Jan. 4 at U.S. Soccer's National Training Center at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The group will prepare for three World Cup 2006 warmups this winter in California.

All but one player (Heath Pearce of Danish club FC Nordsjaelland) plays in MLS. Five players were called into the national team for the first time: Freddy Adu, Todd Dunivant, Brad Guzan, Ugo Ihemelu and Nate Jaqua.

U.S. National Team Camp Roster

GP=games played in World Cup 2006 qualifying.
G=goals scored in World Cup 2006 qualifying.

Goalkeepers
PLAYER (TEAM) AGE GP/G
Brad Guzan (Chivas USA) 21 0/0
Kevin Hartman (Los Angeles Galaxy) 31 0/0
Matt Reis (New England Revolution) 30 0/0
Jonny Walker (Columbus Crew) 31 0/0

Defenders
PLAYER (TEAM) AGE GP/G
Chris Albright (Los Angeles Galaxy) 26 6/0
Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards) 28 1/0
Todd Dunivant (Los Angeles Galaxy) 24 0/0
Frankie Hejduk (Columbus Crew) 31 8/0
Ugo Ihemelu (Los Angeles Galaxy) 22 0/0
Chad Marshall (Columbus Crew) 21 2/0
Heath Pearce (FC Nordsjaelland/DEN) 21 0/0
Eddie Pope (Real Salt Lake) 31 9/0

Midfielders
PLAYER (TEAM) AGE GP/G
Freddy Adu (D.C. United) 16 0/0
Brian Carroll (D.C. United) 24 1/0
Ricardo Clark (Houston) 22 1/0
Clint Dempsey (New England Revolution) 22 7/0
Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy) 23 16/7
Justin Mapp (Chicago Fire) 21 1/0
Kyle Martino (Columbus Crew) 24 2/1
Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids) 29 9/0
Pat Noonan (New England Revolution) 25 4/0
Ben Olsen (D.C. United) 28 0/0
Santino Quaranta (D.C. United) 21 5/0
Steve Ralston (New England Revolution) 31 9/2

Forwards
PLAYER (TEAM) AGE GP/G
Brian Ching (Houston) 27 6/2
Nate Jaqua (Chicago Fire) 24 0/0
Eddie Johnson (FC Dallas) 21 7/7
Chris Rolfe (Chicago Fire) 21 0/0
Taylor Twellman (New England Revolution) 25 5/1
Josh Wolff (Kansas City Wizards) 28 5/1

Note: MLS players who played in qualifying and were not called into camp: Kerry Zavagnin (6/0, Chris Armas (5/0), Greg Vanney (5/1), Cobi Jones (4/1), Clint Mathis (3/0), Jeff Cunningham (2/0), Jovan Kirovski (1/0), Tony Sanneh (1/0).

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