USMNT and CONCACAF: Strong USL Ties

robles Luis Robles, a strong candidate to make the US World Cup Team in 2010 played two seasons in the PDL

Last week we discussed on this site that two of the key players in the (arguably) USMNT’s most remarkable run Jay DeMerit and Charlie Davies had played in USL as well as College Soccer but had not played in MLS. Today’s piece will feature USL alumni in this summers CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Underlined players have not played in MLS.

Here is the list of USMNT players:

Troy PerkinsCape Cod Crusaders (2002-03), Northern Virginia Royals (2004; loan from DC)

Luis Robles- Boulder Rapids Reserve (2003-2004)

Logan Pause – Raleigh CASL Elite (2002) – PDL

Charlie DaviesWestchester Flames (2006)

Brian ChingSpokane Shadow (1998-99), Seattle Sounders (2001-02)

Jimmy ConradSan Diego Flash (1998)

Colin Clark – Boulder Rapids Reserve (2005)

Michael ParkhurstBradenton Academics (2002)

Heath Pearce- Bradenton Academics (2004)

Sam Cronin – Carolina Dynamo (2005-08)

Brad EvansOrange County Blue Star (2004-06)

Jon Busch – Carolina Dynamo (1997), Hampton Roads Mariners (1996-00), Hershey Wildcats (2001)

Canada:

Greg Sutton – Cincinnati Riverhawks (2000), Montreal Impact (2001-06)

Adrian Cann – Montreal Impact (2004-06)

Andre Hainault – Montreal Impact (2004-05)

Paul StalteriToronto Lynx (1997-98)

Ali Gerba – Montreal Impact (2000, 2003-04, 2005) Pittsburgh Riverhounds (2002), Toronto Lynx (2002-03)

Will Johnson – Chicago Fire Premier (2003-05)

Atiba Hutchinson – Toronto Lynx (2002-03)

Kevin HarmseVancouver Whitecaps (2004-05)

Patrice Bernier – Montreal Impact (2000-02)

Chris Pozniak – Toronto Lynx (1999-01), Vancouver Whitecaps (2008)

Charles Gbeke – Vancouver Whitecaps, Seattle Sounders, Rochester Rhinos, Toronto Lynx, Montreal Impact 2001-current

Grenada:
Shalrie Joseph – NY Freedom (2002)
Ricky Charles – NH Phantoms (2005-06), Brooklyn Knights (2007)

Haiti :

Fabrice Noel – Puerto Rico Islanders (2007-present)
James Marcelin – PR Islanders (2008-present)
Leonel Saint-Preux – Minnesota Thunder (2009-present)

Jean Alexandre – Palm Beach Pumas (2006-07) Ventura County Fusion (2008) Austin Aztex (2009-present; loan from RSL)
Kenold Versailles – Vancouver Whitecaps (2008-present)

Jamaica

Nicholas Adderly – Vancouver Whitecaps (2008), Puerto Rico Islanders (2009)

Costa Rica

Gonzalo Segares – Williamsburg Legacy (2003)

Trinidad and Tobago have a number of USL alumni on their current squad but as our readers are aware the World Cup 2006 participants who have qualified for the Hexagonal in World Cup qualifying failed to qualify for the Gold Cup.

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