Tag Archives: carlos bocanegra

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Many More International MLS-Based Players in 2014 World Cup Likely

by Derek Richey For a league that still gets trampled on and derided by American Euro-league-snobs and presumptuous foreigners who haven’t seen an actual MLS game for 4-6 years, there seems to be real progress in the potential number of players who are based in MLS that will more than …

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Straus, the Snowbowl & Tie at Azteca Bring US Team Together

Brian Straus’ article, the snowbowl vs Costa Rica and the workman-like tie vs Mexico at Azteca seems to have pulled the USMNT together.

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Loose Lips Sink Ships: Is Klinsmann Losing the Locker Room? (Costa Rica Preview)

by Derek Richey and Brett Corbit “Frustration is mounting,” writes Brian Straus in his recent Sporting News article. And I don’ think any of us were surprised to hear that Carlos Bocanegra was broken-hearted and upset by Klinsmann’s decision to not start him versus Honduras, but according to Straus, the …

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Jurgen Klinsmann Needs a Look in the Mirror, and Soon

The US Players aren’t the only ones letting Jurgen Klinsmann and US fans down… And its not all tired legs, long trips and long grass either… And it isn’t just the evolution of CONCACAF. And this isn’t the first team to face those challenges.

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US v Honduras Aftermath: Why You Should Be Concerned

So Jurgen Klinsmann says we’ll see a very different team for the next qualifier in March. I hope so. We’d like to see a very different Jurgen Klinsmann. Why you should be concerned by the US v Honduras result….

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US v Canada January 2013 Friendly: Who Plays? Who Starts? Does it Matter?

The guys discuss the US v Canada friendly coming up in late January 2013. Who plays? Who doesn’t? Does it matter? If so, how much? Who’s got a real shot at making the big boys roster in 2014? On the Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com

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US v Antigua & Barbuda World Cup Qualifier: It Didn’t Need to be That Close

The guys discuss and review the US match vs Antigua & Barbuda in the 2012 World Cup Qualifier. The US slips by with a 2-1 win. Eddie Johnson comes away with two goals but does he deserve a “9″ rating? When we get into the hexagon, how comfortable do you …

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US v Jamaica: Klinsmann Redeems Himself After Blowing 1st Match

The guys discuss both US v Jamaica World Cup qualifying matches. Did Klinsmann blow game 1 with a totally inappropriate approach? How about the improvements in game 2? Altidore vs Gomez up top? On The Straight Red Card.

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Dempsey, Dolo, Boca, Chandler Left Off of US Friendly Roster vs Mexico

As the US Nats rally to face Mexico in Mexico City, Jurgen Klinsmann leaves some regular starters off the roster, including Dempsey, Bocanegra, Cherundolo, Bradley, and the unpredictable Timothy Chandler. The team seems poised to try some some “rising stars” including Steven Beithasour, who has been recruited by the Iranian …

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US v Antigua & Barbuda & Guatemala & Dexter St. Jock on TSRC

The guys discuss the friendly vs Canada, the first qualifier vs Antigua & Barbuda, and the upcoming match vs Guatemala…Oh, and Dexter St Jock. Enough 2-a-days already? Shift Bocanegra to LB and bring in Cameron? on The Straight Red Card…