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US Squad for Qualifying Announced

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Eddie Johnson is one of only two true strikers on the US Squad. Brian Ching is the other.

This squad is for both matches in the two leg tie with Barbados: June 15th in Los Angeles and June 22nd in Barbados.

Goalkeepers- Tim Howard (Everton FC/ENG), Brad Guzan (Chivas USA), Dominic Cervi (No club),

Defenders- Dan Califf (FC Midtjylland/DEN), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96/GER), Jay DeMerit (Watford FC/ENG 2), Frankie Hejduk (Columbus Crew), Carlos Bocanegra (No club), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liege/BEL), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock/GER)

Midfielders- Freddy Adu (SL Benfica/POR), DaMarcus Beasley (Glasgow Rangers/SCO), Michael Bradley (SC Heerenveen/HOL), Maurice Edu (Toronto FC), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Eddie Lewis (Derby County/ENG), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Clint Dempsey (Fulham FC/ENG), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids)

Forwards- Eddie Johnson (Fulham FC/ENG), Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo)

What omissions catch your eye? Kenny Cooper?  Jozy Altidore? Anyone else.


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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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