It has been a good week for US youth players.
Lynden Gooch scored in his third straight U21 game over the weekend (highlights), which led to him making his Sunderland senior team debut in their Capital One Cup win over Exeter City (photo). And he spoke to Sunderland’s website following his debut.
Gedion Zelalem officially went on loan to Rangers this week. Rangers’ website has a photo gallery of his first training session and an interview with him. Then he went out to make his debut in yesterday’s Scottish Cup match against Airdrieonians and end up with two assists (and a hockey assist on a third goal) in the 5-0 win (highlights).
Andrija Novakovich scored a goal over the weekend in Reading U21s’ 2-1 win over Liverpool (highlights).
Andrija Novakovich’s former teammate at Reading, Aleks Gogic, spoke to Will about his time at Reading and his current stint with the Nike Academy.
Julian Green scored a goal in Bayern Munich II’s 2-1 win against Bayreuth on Tuesday. Still no highlights available just yet, but here is a photo of Green in action.
Amando Moreno scored another goal with Tijuana’s U20 team over the weekend. That gives him three goals on the season at the U20 level.
Cody Cropper got the start and made a couple saves in MK Dons’ 2-1 win over Cardiff City in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday (highlights).
A slight break from the youth train. Geoff Cameron scored the clinching penalty kick (and it was nicely taken) in Stoke City’s 1-1 (8-7 on PKs) victory over Luton Town in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday (highlights). And Matt Taylor has been on fire for Saarbrücken, scoring over the weekend against Pirmasens (highlights) and this week against Spielberg (highlights).
But you don’t care about these vets, you want more information on youth players.
The last time we heard about the US U-17 team, they lost their first game of the Vaclav Jezek Tournament. They followed that up with draws against Slovenia and Slovakia. Then finished the tournament with a win over Ukraine.
While he plays with Fulham’s U21 team, Emerson Hyndman has been called in to the US U-23s’ September camp.
US U-17 forward (and dual national) Kai Koreniuk has accepted a call-up with Netherlands’ U-18 team.
Josh Deaver has three different tweets about Ben Lederman’s current situation with Barcelona.
O When The Yanks gives us an update on Djair Parfitt-Williams’ citizenship. He has become a regular with West Ham United’s U21 team.
Bayern Munich just spent €500,000 on 16-year-old midfielder Timothy Tillman. He is a dual national of Germany and the United States. He has featured for Germany’s U15 team, but he has told O When The Yanks that he would be interested in the US.
French-American forward Dylan Alexis Romney is now on loan with Savona from Inter Milan.
Former US international and youth coach Hugo Perez is now going to be an assistant coach for El Salvador.
Robbie Kristo spurned MLS for Italian Serie B side Spezia back in February and now he is headed out on loan to Fidelis Andria in Lega Pro (third tier).
Devann Yao finished last season with Neustrelitz and now he is still in Germany but with Kickers Offenbach.
Probably won’t know the USMNT roster for September’s friendlies until after this weekend, but here is Peru’s roster.
Copa America Centenario is taking place next summer. We just don’t know whether CONCACAF will be involved or not.
DeAndre Yedlin is getting some loan interest from teams in England and Spain.
Tijuana’s website has a little story up on Paul Arriola.
San Diego State product Ata Ozbay has signed with Finn Harps in Ireland.
And finally, Kenya Brown caught up with Alex DeJohn about his season in Norway.