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    History:

    Matches played: 467
    Matches won: 174
    Matches drawn: 106
    Matches lost: 187

    World Cup Appearances ( 8 ): 1930 (3rd place), 1934, 1950, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2002 (quarter-finals), 2006

    Gold Cup Appearances ( 8 ): 1991 (finals winner), 1993 (finals loser), 1996 (3rd place), 1998 (finals loser), 2000 (quarter-finals), 2002 (finals winner), 2003 (3rd place), 2005 (finals winner)

    Confederations Cup ( 3 ): 1992 (3rd place), 1999 (3rd place), 2003

    All-time Cap Leaders:
    1 - Cobi Jones (164)
    2 - Jeff Agoos (134)
    3 - Marcelo Balboa (128)
    4 - Paul Caligiuri (110)
    5 - Claudio Reyna (107)
    6 - Eric Wynalda (106)
    7 - Earnie Stewart (101)
    8 - Joe-Max Moore (100)
    9 - Tony Meola (99)
    10 - Alexi Lalas (96)

    All-time Goal Scorers:
    1 - Erik Wynalda (34)
    2 - Brian McBride (29)
    3 - Landon Donovan (25)
    4 - Joe-Max Moore (24)
    5 - Bruce Murray (21)
    6 - Earnie Stewart (17)
    7 - Cobi Jones (15)
    8 - Marcelo Balboa (13)
    8 - Hugo Perez (13)
    10 - Frank Klopas (12)


    Kit 06/07:

    Home:

    Away:


    Upcoming Matches:

    World Cup - Ghana vs. USA - June 22nd, 2006 - Nuremberg, Germany


    Latest Results:

    World Cup - USA vs. Czech Republic 0-3
    World Cup - Italy vs. USA 1-1


    World Cup Roster:
    *player in color play abroad

    Goalkeepers:
    18 - Kasey Keller (Borussia Mönchengladbach)
    1 - Tim Howard (Manchester United)
    19 - Marcus Hahnemann (Reading FC)


    Defenders:
    2 - Chris Albright (Los Angeles Galaxy)
    3 - Carlos Bocanegra (Fulham FC)
    4 - Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids)
    6 - Steve Cherundolo (Hanover 96)
    7 - Eddie Lewis (Leeds United)
    12 - Cory Gibbs (ADO Den Haag)

    13 - Jimmy Conrad (Kansa City Wizards)
    21 - Oguchi Onyewu (Standard Liege)
    23 - Eddie Pope (Real Salt Lake)

    Midfielders:
    5 - John O'Brien (Chivas USA)
    8 - Clint Dempsey (New England Revolution)
    10 - Claudio Reyna (Manchester City)
    14 - Ben Olsen (DC United)
    15 - Bobby Convey (Reading FC)
    17 - DaMarcus Beasley (PSV Eindhoven)

    21 - Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)

    Forwards:
    9 - Eddie Johnson (Kansas City Wizards)
    11 - Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo)
    16 - Josh Wolff (Kansas City Wizards)
    20 - Brian McBride (Fulham FC)
    Last edited by $teauA; 19-06-2006, 03:03:PM.
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  • #2
    can a mod please add this to the Team Threads forum, thanks in advance
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    • #3
      sorry man, didn't notice the thread. I'll move it..

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      • #4
        shinji comes through once again

        PS: nice sig

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        Does anybody know how the Bruce is gonna go about these three friendlys coming up? By that I mean, will he play three different line-ups or mostly the same line-up with 1 or 2 changes?

        I would play the strongest team possible against Morroco since I consider them the toughest out of the three teams we will play.
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        • #5
          I love Alex's promotion of this thread. I haven't heard anything about what he'll do in the friendlies. Personally, I would just experiment with a few tweaks in each game, since a large portion of the roster is already set. There's no point to give Brian Ching a game in my opinion, instead we should give PT to guys who actually might play, so they get used to working with the starters.

          Thomas Muller: "We're not careless or arrogant. We're dominant'

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          • #6
            Kit vs. Latvia (well, according to BS)

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            • #7
              Nice thread.
              Aston Villa's new striker Marlon Harewood became annoyed when a local newspaper reporter asked him why he would have wanted to be a painter if he had not been a footballer. When told the information was on his website, Harewood muttered: "I'll kill my brother". (Sunday Mirror)

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Bobby
                Kit vs. Latvia (well, according to BS)

                That's fucking nice, even if it's not really a kit.

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                • #9
                  i'm very excited for the wc. i hope we do good, the kits look good too.

                  made by lfcmalta

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                  • #10
                    I had to get some attention to this thread somehow hehe...

                    That kit is stunning but it's a one game thing unfortunately.
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                    • #11
                      Huh. I actually think the jersey looks like garbage.

                      Thomas Muller: "We're not careless or arrogant. We're dominant'

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                      • #12
                        I wanna see this tomorrow:

                        ------------------------Keller---------------------------

                        Cherundolo-------Gibbs------Gooch---------------Convey

                        -----------------------Reyna---------------------------

                        Dempsey----------------------------------------Beasley

                        ----------------------Donovan-------------------------

                        ----------------McBride------Johnson------------------


                        The reason why I don't have Lewis at LB is because he needs rest. The only changes I would make for the game against the Czechs would be Beasley at RM, Convey at LM and Lewis at LB.
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                        • #13
                          I like your line-up. I would do it a little bit differently though.

                          --------------------Keller--------------------


                          ------------Gooch---------Pope--------------
                          --Cherundolo------------------------Gibbs----


                          --------------------Reyna--------------------
                          ----Beasley-----------------------Convey-----
                          -------------------Donovan-------------------


                          ------------Johnson--------McBride------------


                          Gibbs appears to be our first-choice back-up at left back, so let him see some more time there. Give Johnson a chance to show why he should start. If he doesn't play well, then Arena can try his rumored 4-5-1 in the next two games.

                          Of course I'm operating under the notion that Pope will be our starting CB alongside Gooch in the World Cup, as Arena has stated. It appears the job is his to lose - and he could lose it. I personally think we're better off with Gibbs there, as do most fans.

                          If you think about it, we have seven very good midfielders: Reyna, O'Brien, Mastroeni, Beasley, Convey, Dempsey and Donovan. (Not to mention that Lewis is also a midfielder.) The challenge will be finding the best formation and the best combination of the aforementioned players. Whatever choices Bruce makes, one thing is for certain: we'll have some very good options coming off the bench.
                          Watch out, Laszlo Panaflex!

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                          • #14
                            ^ I donno about that one. Beasley is definitely the starting left midfielder. I would change two things from $teauA's line-up. Put in Pope and Gibbs as the central defenders and Lewis seems to have solidified his spot as left-back.

                            ------------------------Keller---------------------------

                            Cherundolo-------Gibbs---------Pope---------------Lewis

                            -----------------------Reyna---------------------------

                            Dempsey----------------------------------------Beasley

                            ----------------------Donovan-------------------------

                            ----------------McBride------Johnson------------------

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                            • #15
                              My God what a dreadful first half. Reyna injured, what a surprise. At least O'Brien is playing well.

                              Bruce needs to get Wolff off the field. Bring in Convey and Dempsey to liven things up a little.
                              Watch out, Laszlo Panaflex!

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