Michael Bradley made his Instagram account public and he is ready for the CONCACAF Cup. More importantly, only eight photos exist of Bradley smiling throughout the world and six can be found on this account.
Roughly 30-35% of the Rose Bowl will be US supporters come October 10. This is an improvement over the 2011 Gold Cup Final.
Tim Howard and Everton came back from a two-goal deficit to beat West Brom on Monday. It was only the second time Everton has some back to win after trailing by 2+ goals in the Premier League era. The other time was in 1994 against Wimbledon.
Tim Ream was featured in Fulham’s match day program for last week’s game against QPR.
Bob Bradley is doing work in Norway as Stabæk sit in second place (Europa League) with five games remaining. And now some reports out Norway having Molde FK (league champions in three of the previous four seasons) expressing some interest in Bradley’s services.
This past weekend had some action on the field. Fabian Johnson scored his first goal with Borussia Mönchengladbach. Aron Johannsson and Tim Ream both returned from their injuries. Roderick has you covered with everyone in The OT Report.
The US U-17 team began play at the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship with a 5-0 win over Cuba on Friday (highlights) followed with a 2-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago yesterday (highlights). Joe Gallardo (four goals) and Christian Pulisic have been the US’s two best players in my non-expert opinion so far.
According to one report out of Germany, Jurgen Klinsmann might call up Ashton Götz for the US friendlies and camp this month even though he doesn’t have his US passport yet (he wouldn’t be able to play in the games but he could train with the team).
It looks like Freddy Adu could be headed to Sweden to sign with a real team according to Ives Galarcep. If true, this would be his 11th different team in his eighth different country since becoming a pro in 2004. Over that same time, I have lived in two different apartments and have had the same job.
Continuing with the rumors, this report claims Fabian Johnson has been scouted recently by Barcelona as he is one of a few players on their list of potential fullbacks since Dani Alves’ contract ends this summer.
Barcelona youngster Ben Lederman is currently in playing purgatory as part of the team’s injunction that retroactively disqualified many academy players. Some guys just got cleared to play again but not Lederman.
And also thanks to Josh Deaver, I am now aware of a second American at Barcelona. Konrad de la Fuente is a U-14 forward and he scored a goal back in early February for Barca’s Infantil A.