Brendan Hines-Ike at KV Kortrijk (Belgium)

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  1. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    Ireland, where you at?
     
  2. eliwood

    eliwood Member

    Jul 25, 2016
    West of England
     
  3. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    I pulled up their wikipedia page and looked over their recent call-ups. 1 of their goalkeepers is Norwegian born to an Irish dad and plays for a Norwegian club.

    So many defenders at PL or Championship clubs.
     
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  4. BostonRed

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  5. m vann

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    Colorado Rapids & Celtic FC
    Sep 10, 2002
    Denver, CO
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    Hmmmmmm, Kortrijk pimping BHI for the USMNT. I like it. Good on them! Maybe they know something we don’t. Maybe BHI is on the verge of a call up. There’s no doubt he’s been playing well for 12-18 months and has seamlessly transitioned to a better league in the Jupiler League.
     
  6. ChuckMe92

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  7. Streaky Bacon

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  8. ChuckMe92

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    #183 ChuckMe92, Sep 2, 2018
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    Hines-Ike has an Instagram in which he refers to himself as an "American in Belgium" with no reference to Ireland. This is a guy who was born and raised in the US, developed his soccer until age 22 entirely in the US including four years of good old American college soccer, and has accepted callups to US youth teams. Now Kortrijk is giving shoutouts on social media to the USMNT on his behalf. I don't buy the idea that he prefers to represent Ireland over the US. Ireland is only his fallback if the USSF doesn't contact him.
     
  9. The Irish Rover

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    Aug 1, 2010
    Dublin
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    They??
     
  10. Streaky Bacon

    Streaky Bacon Member

    Apr 11, 2015
    Match ends 3-3. Brendan credited with the assist on the second goal at 70'.
     
  11. ShaftBrewer

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  12. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    The Irish lads.
     
  13. Rahbiefowlah

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    Las Vegas
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  14. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    he came out of nowhere
     
  15. Rahbiefowlah

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    Las Vegas
  16. m vann

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    Denver, CO
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    #191 m vann, Sep 3, 2018
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    Chivas Denver, as far as I know, doesn’t have any “real” connection to Chivas Guadalajara other than one of the former directors being a youth product and former independent scout of Chivas. That’s what I’ve been told anyway. They are however a not-for-profit club that rely on sponsorship and have a pretty damn good rep in Denver for giving kids a chance that might not have the money to play competitively. Colorado Rush, Colorado Storm, Colorado Rapids Youth, Real Colorado may get the headlines but Chivas continues to produce collegiate level players. It’s a pretty inclusive club from what I know. It’s doesn’t follow the Chivas model - if you will. IIRC, others like Roger Espinoza, Collen Warner, Jeb Brovsky, and a handful of current USL players who’s names are escaping me all played at one time for Chivas Denver. They have teams form youth to adult. My association with them is through my adult club who’s had many battles on the pitch against Chivas. Many of those battles Chivas has won. Since I’ve moved on to the slower division of O-30’s I don’t get to play them which is a bummer. They are a class club that is run well to bottom that should get more recognition for what they have done and continue to do. But....they also like flying under the radar a bit.

    *edit*

    As soon as I posted....Chivas Denver is listed amongst the official “Chivas Academies” so there an association of sorts.
     
  17. BostonRed

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  18. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    that double barrel surname is hurtful to my eyes. what's the deal? Is his family posh?
     
  19. butters59

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  20. ShaftBrewer

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    Sorry, I must have linked the same goal without realizing it. Here's the second:

     
  21. The Irish Rover

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    Aug 1, 2010
    Dublin
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    Are you nuts?

    He's Irish. Scratch any Mick hard enough and you'll find a potato! :D


    Edit:
    Maybe the Ike part of the family provides the posh:p
     
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  22. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    you always make me chuckle :cool:

    I wonder if I should adopt the double-barrel. I use it to find a nice upstanding lady to pretty up my po'boy background.
     
  23. Sandon Mibut

    Sandon Mibut Member+

    Feb 13, 2001
    New to soccer, are you? - Signed,

    Brendan Hines-Ike
    Cameron Carter-Vickers
    Erik Palmer-Brown
    Trent Alexander-Arnold
    Ruben Loftus-Cheek
    Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
    Shaun Wright-Phillips
    Brandon Wright-Phillips
     
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  24. LouisianaViking07/09

    Aug 15, 2009
    not that many American players have that. That's what I'm new to :rolleyes:
     
  25. adam tash

    adam tash Member+

    Jul 12, 2013
    h
    hopefully none of these players marry a woman with a hyphenated last name...or their kids gonna have quite a mess trying to figure out what names to go by
     

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