mercoledì 10 giugno 2009


US name squad for Confed CupLandon Donovan and Tim Howard were included in the 23-man roster named by coach Bob Bradley for the Confederations Cup.
Landon Donovan, the all-time US scoring leader, and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard were included in Bob Bradley’s roster for the Confederations Cup 2009. The coach unveiled the squad on Sunday, one day after enhancing their 2010 World Cup hopes with a 2-1 victory over Honduras. The American squad has 17 European-based players and sets off on Monday for South Africa to begin training in Pretoria.Bob Bradley's men open the tournament against Italy on June 15 and then play Brazil on June 18 and Egypt on June 21."The FIFA Confederations Cup is a great opportunity to play against top level competition and gain further experience competing in tough games," Bradley said.Steve Cherundolo and Frankie Hejduk were left off the American squad due to injury. The United States will contest the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July at home before resuming World Cup qualifying in August at Mexico.US Confederations Cup rosterGoalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Luis Robles (Kaiserslautern).Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Danny Califf (Midtjylland), Jay DeMerit (Watford), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liege), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United), Marvell Wynne (Toronto FC).Midfielders: Freddy Adu (AS Monaco), DaMarcus Beasley (Rangers), Michael Bradley (Borussia Monchengladbach), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Jose Francisco Torres (Pachuca).Forwards: Jozy Altidore (Xerez), Conor Casey (Colorado Rapids), Charlie Davies (Hammarby), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy).

Landon Donovan was included in the US roster for the Confederations Cup.

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