USMNT soccer team thread

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Alsacs, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. creatorsgame

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    Love it. I turned 13 summer of '94 so I couldn't go on my own, obviously. I've been waiting for the Cup on our soil for years... I'm in.

    Question is... what venues this time around?
     
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    Is this directly from the bid, or just speculation?
     
  3. Alsacs

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    The Final is either NYC or Dallas.
    The semifinals will come from Rose Bowl, MetLife and Jerryworld.

    I am guessing JerryWorld for the Final because it's in the middle of the country compared to LA and NYC and it's the largest facility.
     
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    Wonder if there will be backlash because of the "artificial pitch" stadiums and lack of natural grass surfaces.
     
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    We get 60 out of 80 games and all games in quarterfinals and up?

    Works for me...
     
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    Everything has to be played on natural grass.
     
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    What we've seen is that you can't play both Jones and Bradley as holding mids. They are both tough, but both are limited offensively, and Jones is a card waiting to happen, as much as Bradley is a turnover waiting to happen. We will still see one of them start, IMO, because they are tough in the tackle and break up play well. Qualifying in CONCACAF is always a rock fight.
     
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    There have been a few players that are really making a push to be added to the depth chart this MLS season, which is nice to see.

    CJ Sapong has had a few really nice games this year. With the injury issues we can't seem to shake upfront, I wouldn't mind seeing him get called into some camps to have a closer look.

    Jonathan Spector is looking solid for OCSC as well as Ike Opara for SKC. Our Dallas duo continues to play well too.

    I don't think we have any break-out players who will be pushing for meaningful minutes yet this year, but it's nice to see some US internationals playing at a very high level in the league.

    On a side note, I'd love to see Adi get a shot with Nigeria (he'd obviously be a depth player right now) and Mearam to return to the Iraqi team. Both have been a lot of fun to watch.
     
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    Dom Dwyer for SKC got his citizenship. Might get a shot at the gold cup.