Archives: Bob Bradley

Bob Bradley’s Tactics: Set Pieces Make the Difference

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Under Bob Bradley the USMNT has become reliant on set pieces for scoring and quite possibly more dependent on its center backs than any top 50 national team/photo from US Soccer For all the criticisms of Bob Bradley’s tactics by … Continue reading

Kenny Cooper: What is Bob Bradley Thinking?

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Drawing Fouls and Creating Set Pieces: Eddie Johnson’s usefulness? For weeks, maybe months now all the buzz seems to be about Kenny Cooper’s non selection to the National Team by Bob Bradley. I understand most in the blogosphere share my … Continue reading

Kenny Cooper: What is Bob Bradley Thinking?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Drawing Fouls and Creating Set Pieces: Eddie Johnson’s usefulness? For weeks, maybe months now all the buzz seems to be about Kenny Cooper’s non selection to the National Team by Bob Bradley. I understand most in the blogosphere share my … Continue reading

Bradley’s Bucket: Something Needs to Change

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Bradley Leads the US/NY Times Photo We’ve discussed several times recently on the American Soccer Show the “bucket” formation employed by US Coach Bob Bradley. Part of me sympathizes with why Bradley is using this formation: from my vantage point … Continue reading

Olsen and Casey Should be Recalled

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For some reason Bob Bradley as I write this has yet to submit his squad for Sunday’s friendly versus Brazil at Soldier Field in Chicago. Based on recent performances in MLS two specific National Team veterans need to get a … Continue reading

Casey and Olsen Deserve a Look

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For some reason Bob Bradley as I write this has yet to submit his squad for Sunday’s friendly versus Brazil at Soldier Field in Chicago. Based on recent performances in MLS two specific National Team veterans need to get a … Continue reading

US Tactics for Sweden Friendly

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This European heavy squad is interesting for its balance of regulars for 2007, returning players seeing their first call up since Germany 2006 (like Josh Wolff and Marcus Hannehman) and youngsters (like Sal Zizzo, Kamani Hill, and Charlie Davies.) Landon … Continue reading

Bob Bradley Please Don’t Forget…….

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Wolff is a far more accomplished International Striker than Taylor Twellman or Brian Ching Here are some suggested players that have either been part of the US Senior National Team for many years or budding youngsters that Coach Bradley needs … Continue reading

Beasley and Dempsey Make a Point

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Bradley’s Style is Different Than Arena’s in use of Flank Play With the United States fielding a virtual “B” team for yesterday’s full international versus China it was imperative for the two most experienced American attackers in the side to … Continue reading