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Americans Abroad: The weekend that was



§  Clint Dempsey entered the game in the 60th minute in Fulham’s draw vs. Swansea City.

§  Tim Howard played 90 minutes in Everton’s 3-1 win against Aston Villa.

§  Brad Friedel played 90 minutes in Aston Villa’s loss to Everton.

§  Brad Guzan did not play in Aston Villa’s loss to Everton.

§  Jonathan Spector did not play in West Ham’s 1-1 draw against Middlesbrough.

§  Jay DeMerit played 90 minutes in Watford’s 3-1 Loss to Chelsea F.C.

§  Eddie Johnson plays Arsenal on Monday.

§  Frank Simek did not play in Sheffield Wednesday’s 1-0 defeat against Doncaster Rovers.

§  Jemal Johnson played 90 minutes in Milton Keynes Don’s 3-1 win over Hartlepool United.

§  Zak Whitbread played 90 minutes in Millwall’s 2-2 tie against Stockport County.

§  Mike Grella entered the game in the 74th minute in Leeds United’s 1-0 defeat to Huddersfield Town.

§  Ian Joyce did not play in Southend’s 2-1 victory against Tranmere Rovers.


§  DaMarcus Beasley did not play in Rangers’ 0-0 tie vs. Celtic.

§  Maurice Edu did not play in Rangers’ 0-0 tie vs. Celtic.


§  Jozy Altidore did not play in Xerez’s 2-1 victory over UD Salamanca.  


§  Landon Donovan entered the game in the 35th minute in Bayern Munich’s 2-1 defeat to Hertha Berlin.  

§  Michael Bradley played 90 minutes and scored in the 79th minute in Borussia Monchengladbach 1-1 tie vs. Werder Bremen.

§  Steve Cherundolo did not play in Hannover 96’s 3-3 tie to VfB Stuttgart.

§  Sal Zizzo did not play in Hannover 96’s 3-3 tie to VfB Stuttgart.

§  Gregg Berhalter did not play in 1860 Munich’s 2-1 victory over Ahlen.

§  Grover Gibson did not play in Ahlen’s 2-1 defeat to 1860 Munich.

§  Heath Pearce plays SC Freiburg on Monday.


§  Danny Szetela did not play in Brescia’s 1-0 defeat to Ascoli.


§  Carlos Bocanegra played 90 minutes in Rennes’ 1-1 tie against AS Nancy.

§  Freddy Adu did not play in AS Monaco’s defeat to Marseille 1-0.


§  Oguchi Onyewu played 67 minutes in Standard Liege’s 4-0 victory over AFC Tubize.


§  Michael Orozco did not play in San Luis’ 1-0 defeat to UANL.

§  Jose Francisco Torres played 90 minutes in Pachuca’s 3-2 victory against UNAM Pumas.

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  1. eplnfl

    February 16, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    Thanks for posting the run down here. It safes time posting it on what in my opinion is fast becoming the central hub for serious talk on the American soccer scene. What the report indicates is that too many quality US players are being left to rot on European benches. Simply in many cases the stale European coaches can not appreciate the talent of the American players for what it is but must have them fit into a old world format. The O’Neils and Moyes are rare exceptions who accept the talented American’s for what they are and btw WIN with them! Howard and Bradley get results for their teams, but how can anyone explain why a World Cup veteran like Beasley is sitting on a bench and he is not the only one.

  2. Lee

    February 16, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    This appears to be an exact duplicate of what Ives does. What’s the point?

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