U.S. Unveils Preliminary World Cup Roster
Today’s the day.
U.S. National Team coach Bob Bradley pulled the curtain back on his 30-man preliminary World Cup roster today, and while he still has to whittle that down to a 23-man group in the next couple of weeks, here are those invited to the camp at Princeton.
Goalkeepers: Tim Howard, Brad Guzan and Marcus Hahnemann
Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra, Oguchi Onyewu, Steve Cherundolo, Jonathan Spector, Jay DeMerit, Clarence Goodson, Jonathan Bornstein, Heath Pearce and Chad Marshall
Midfielders: Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Stuart Holden, Ricardo Clark, Maurice Edu, Benny Feilhaber, Jose Francisco Torres, Alejandro Bedoya, DaMarcus Beasley, Sacha Kljestian and Robbie Rogers
Forwards: Jozy Altidore, Robbie Findley, Brian Ching, Edson Buddle, Eddie Johnson and Herculez Gomez
Missing from the roster are, among others, Charlie Davies, Conor Casey and Freddy Adu.
“He remained part of the conversation right up until yesterday,” Bradley said after the roster was announced on ESPNews. “We just felt right now for Charlie, it is in his best interest to continue his rehab and continue to get back to where he was last year.”
So, what do you think?
Angry that Davies wasn’t included? Wishing that Adu or Casey got a call?
And, more importantly, who do you cut to make it down to the 23-man limit?