Archives: Jay DeMerit

Vancouver Will Soldier On Without Leader DeMerit

Posted on by Peter Galindo

It was November 18th, 2010. In a marquee press conference the Vancouver Whitecaps, set to make their MLS debut in March 2011, announced their first major signing. That came in the form of Watford centre half Jay DeMerit. He was … Continue reading

Which Team is Better – 2002 or 2009?

Posted on by Eric Altshule

There has been some talk lately about how the USMNT has regressed from its best teams of the past decade – that a lack of veteran leadership has made this team shakier and that Bob Bradley is making do with … Continue reading

Jay DeMerit and Charlie Davies: Profiles in Player Development

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Two of the biggest stars in the Confederations Cup for the United States have been Jay DeMerit and Charlie Davies. Both are players that did not come up through the traditional development system for US Soccer (including the National Academy … Continue reading

Jay DeMerit: Difference Maker

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Jay DeMerit’s story is well know to most US Soccer supporters. From the Chicago and the PDL to a pub league in England to the Premier League, DeMerit’s grit and determination have transformed a player nobody wanted in MLS or … Continue reading

Americans National Team Abroad: The Weekend That Was

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The big headline for the weekend involving Americans was the hat trick, the first ever by an American on European soil by Michael Bradley in Heerenveen’s 4-2 victory over FC Gronigen. Bradley scored all three goals of his goals in … Continue reading

Excellent Jay DeMerit Interview on EPL Talk

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Check out the interview with this budding American star: http://epltalk.libsyn.com/index.php?post_id=189054