Massachussetts product ROBBIE RUSSELL stayed on the bench for his new club ROSENBORG in its 2-1 win over Moldova's FC Sheriff Tiraspol in their first-leg encounter in the second qualifying round
of the UEFA Champions League. ... In England, a strained thigh muscle will likely keep BLACKBURN keeper BRAD FRIEDEL out of action for the remainder of the preseason schedule and makes him
questionable for the U.S. World Cup qualifier Aug. 18 at Jamaica. ... CLAUDIO REYNA notched a goal in MANCHESTER CITY's 4-0 friendly against lower division Hull on Wednesday.