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Jurgen Klinsmann makes three changes to Gold Cup roster
   July 14, 2015 (10:34 AM) by Matt Benson

With the group stage over, the US is allowed to make up to six roster changes as long as it is for a player on the provisional roster.  Jurgen Klinsmann decided to make three roster changes.

CHICAGO (July 14, 2015) — U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made three changes to the 23-player 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster. Per tournament regulations, teams had the opportunity to make up to six changes to the roster in the 24 hours following the completion of the group phase.

DaMarcus Beasley, Joe Corona and Alan Gordon have all been added to the U.S. team and will report to Baltimore in advance of the USA’s Quarterfinal matchup on Saturday (5 p.m. ET on FOX, Univision). Beasley comes in for Greg Garza, Corona for Alfredo Morales and Gordon for Jozy Altidore.

Klinsmann also did a Q&A with US Soccer’s website, which has some comments on the roster changes.

Categories: Alan Gordon, Alfredo Morales, DaMarcus Beasley, Greg Garza, Joe Corona, Jozy Altidore, US Men's National Team

Klinsmann makes four changes to Gold Cup roster
   July 17, 2013 (8:03 PM) by Matt Benson

US Soccer just tweeted this out to the masses regarding roster changes to the Gold Cup roster.

I like bringing in Matt Besler and Omar Gonzalez as I still think they need to get as many international reps as possible.  Grant Wahl is hearing that Oguchi Onyewu picked up an injury against Cuba, while Tijuana wanted Herculez Gomez back.

Categories: Alan Gordon, Cory Ashe, Eddie Johnson, Herculez Gomez, Jack McInerney, Matt Besler, Oguchi Onyewu, Omar Gonzalez, US Men's National Team

Some linkage for the week
   October 25, 2012 (9:57 PM) by Matt Benson

A few odds and ends from the week.

CONMEBOL came out yesterday claiming that the 2016 Copa America would be hosted in the US featuring teams from both CONMEBOL and CONCACAF.  As of today, both CONCACAF and US Soccer have stated that nothing has been finalized.

Landon Donovan is always an open person when it comes to interviews, almost too open.  Donovan gave another open interview to Roger Bennett earlier this week, where he thinks his chances of playing in the 2014 World Cup is “50-50”.

Ravi Ubha has a nice story up on Charlie Davies’ recent career path.

Grantland’s Graham Parker decided to do a write up on recent USMNTer Alan Gordon.

Greg Seltzer looks at some potential records that could be broken by some Americans playing overseas.

Grant Wahl recently talked to Brad Friedel about the goalkeeper situation at Tottenham.  The quote that I found the most interesting.

I think the media over here wanted to make it that it was this big fight between Hugo and myself and the manager, and there was never a big fight. The fact is, Tottenham have been looking for the last year and a half for a long-term No. 1 goalkeeper. I don’t think they envisioned what my fitness levels would be at this age, and I sort of surprised myself.

Matt Pyzdrowski hasn’t played with Angelholm since late July (and has been shut down for the season) due to concussions, but the 26-year-old goalkeeper has signed a two-year extension with the Swedish club.

Staying with the goalkeeper theme, this Norwegian site rates Steve Clark as the eighth best player in the Tippeligaen this season.  Josh Gatt is sitting at #18.

Categories: Alan Gordon, Brad Friedel, Charlie Davies, Josh Gatt, Landon Donovan, Matt Pyzdrowski, Steve Clark, US Men's National Team