Links and such before the weekend.
So Jozy Altidore is going to officially be with Toronto FC today (before heading to California to join the USMNT). Here is some video of him arriving at Toronto’s Pearson Airport. Toronto FC have already changed their Facebook page up a bit. The official press conference to introduce him will be today at 11 AM Eastern.
Here is a little video of the USMNT training in California. The team also made a trip to the Staples Center last night to watch the Lakers attempt to play basketball.
Speaking of the NBA, DeAndre Yedlin and Tim Howard both were in London to check out the Bucks-Knicks game at the O2 Arena. Timmy has going full blown drifter with his look.
Back to the USMNT, FC Dallas defender Matt Hedges has been added to the roster for this month.
Jurgen Klinsmann also recently said that Robbie Rogers would have likely been called into camp if he didn’t split it up between vets and U-23 players.
If you are planning on going to the Gold Cup final, it looks like you can start looking into plans to head to Philadelphia.
Diego Fagundez played with Uruguay’s U-20 team last night at South American U-20 Championship, so he is officially cap tied and can no longer play for the US since he is not a US citizen yet.
According to the Digital Communications Manager at Southampton, Cody Cropper just has a black eye and is fine after his collision on Monday that sent him to the hospital.
The LA Galaxy traded midfielder Marcelo Sarvas to Colorado for the third spot in the allocation order and allocation money, making some people think they are still trying to sign Sacha Kljestan.
US U-18 midfielder Kyle Scott scored a nice goal for Chelsea’s U-21 team earlier this week.
According to Ives Galarcep, Sebastian Lletget is in Spain training with a second division team as he could be headed out (on loan?) this month.
Here is a Google-translated story on Andrew Wooten and his coach Alois Schwartz.
Nermin Crnkic scored a goal earlier this week for Jablonec in a friendly against Atletico Victoria.
Former USMNTer Thomas Dooley has agreed to a two-year extension as manager of the Philippine national team.
And finally, a little poll before the weekend. How many goals do you think Jozy Altidore will score in MLS regular season play in 2015?