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Aston Villa moves on after rejecting Bradley

Aston Villa may be owned by an American, and employ several American players, but it didn't believe in an American coach.

A lack of Premier League experience apparently prompted the club to pass over Bob Bradley as a candidate for its coaching vacancy and the point became moot when Bradley and U.S. Soccer agreed on a contract extension.

Owner Randy Lerner has American goalkeepers Brad Friedel and Brad Guzan and defender Eric Lichaj on his payroll. As for a manager, well, not many names have emerged.

Read the whole story at The Guardian »

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