The power is out in my neighborhood so here are a few links before the battery dies on my computer.
Landon Donovan spoke to a class at USC tonight and said a bunch of goodies. Check out @Xman818’s timeline for all the goods.
What everyone wanted to hear: “Yes, I do have an interest in playing for the USMNT again, if given the opportunity, I would”
Costa Rica defeated Haiti in U-20 action last night meaning the US advances to the quarterfinals no matter the outcome on Friday. And the US only needs a draw to win the group. US Soccer has posted a short little video to show some of the personalities of the guys on the U-20 team.
Not all the games have been announced yet, but Mexico will open up this summer’s Gold Cup at the Rose Bowl. And it sounds like Chicago is the frontrunner for the final. I might have to adjust my annual Chicago summer trip around this and Lollapalooza.
And it looks like CONCACAF is still looking into doing a 16-team Copa America in 2016.
Sacha Kljestan will miss Anderlecht’s second leg of the Belgian Cup against Genk after being suspended one game for elbowing Standard Liege’s Yoni Buyens.
I posted highlights of Edgar Castillo’s assist from the other night, but Every Touch Footy decided to put up a video of every touch by Castillo and Joe Corona from the match.
While Alejandro Bedoya re-signed with Helsingborg last week, he informed Greg Seltzer that he did have some interest from both Mexico and MLS.
Liverpool’s website gives us a quick update on Marc Pelosi.
Duane Holmes has been nominated for Championship Apprentice of the Year by the Football League.
Noah Davis has a story up on Anthony Hudson. Hudson is an American coach in Bahrain who is coaching the country’s U-23 team.