Let’s get into it.
Here are a bunch of tidbits from the first couple days of the USMNT camp in Boston. The big news from yesterday was that Jozy Altidore said he is open to a move away from Sunderland if his situation doesn’t improve. And Greg Seltzer breaks out the speculation-mobile on possible Altidore destinations.
In case you missed it, US Soccer made a great Landon Donovan tribute video. Even without video of the actual goal, the goal against Algeria never gets old. ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle takes a look at the early Landon Donovan days.
Ives Galarcep is at the camp and talked to Joe Gyau.
As for some injury news, Terrence Boyd was officially cleared to return to training with RB Leipzig earlier this week and here are a few photos of him back in action from yesterday.
Also, a Mr. Geoffrey Cameron is back to full fitness.
Tim Ream will have a new manager at Bolton as Dougie Freedman stepped down last week. That is probably too bad for Stuart Holden, as even though he was wasn’t the manager who brought Holden over, Freedman seemed to like him. Hopefully the new manager will give Holden a chance once he returns from injury.
Tim Howard wants to see more American goalkeepers in the Premier League.
Speaking of the Premier League, some clubs are now open to talking about possibly playing some league games outside of England. If this were to happen, you would have to think a couple would be played in the US.
I posted a link to one earlier this week, but it looks like Rubio Rubin made multiple Eredivisie Teams of the Week.
According to a report out of Poland, NY Red Bulls’ Matt Miazga turned down a call-up with Poland’s U-20 team to play with the US U-23 team down in Brazil.
Jose Montes de Oca, a 19-year-old forward from Santa Ana, California, made his debut this past weekend with the Liga MX club Leon.
Jann George has been scoring a bunch for Greuther Fürth’s U-23 team this year in the Regionalliga and he scored with the senior team in a friendly on Wednesday.
Want your League of Ireland First Division fix? Here are some things on Pat McCann and Jake Keegan.
And finally, US Soccer Development Academy goalkeeper Bryce Billington made the newspaper in Aberdeen.