Zimmerman and Omphroy

Discussion in 'Yanks Abroad' started by GersMan, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    Thanks for this.

    With regard to Demit, the key line:

    Sporting Lisbon will decide at the end of the year whether to offer Omphroy a bona fide contract, while the player and his family will consider the options they have, including other professional clubs, Major League Soccer or taking the traditional American university route.​

    By "year" I assume you mean 06/07 season?
     
  2. GersMan

    GersMan Member

    May 11, 2000
    Indianapolis
    Should say "season." Thanks.
     
  3. TimB4Last

    TimB4Last Member+

    May 5, 2006
    Dystopia
    Zimmerman: ... "I’ve also met an American guy who plays in the 5th division here so I sometimes hang out with him," ...

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    Dave, I'm sure you're on top of this. Have a name for us yet? ;)
     
  4. Scotty

    Scotty Member+

    Dec 15, 1999
    Campania
  5. Dave Marino-Nachison

    Jun 9, 1999
    Can't be sure but I'm guessing he's talking about SC Concordia Hamburg's Justin Woodward.
     
  6. TimB4Last

    TimB4Last Member+

    May 5, 2006
    Dystopia
    Thanks - I just got my first ever 'spread rep' message. So I'll ask this question publicly:

    You just make up half these YA names, don't you? ;)
     
  7. JohnR

    JohnR Member+

    Jun 23, 2000
    Chicago, IL
    Don't Germany and Portugal sound different! Zimmerman's squad is placing three striker types in a 4-3-3 and emphasizing strength and winning the second ball, while Demit is doing the same type of practices as my U14 boy, that is 3v2, 2v1, taking on defenders, not so much with fitness, set pieces, and the like.

    Very interesting contrast in styles coming through from those two locations.
     
  8. FCmagic01

    FCmagic01 Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    I think both will stay. Zimmerman should start moving up the ranks and join Feilhaber in the first team within a year.

    Omphroy is probably the best guy on the U-19 team from what i hear. It seems he will probably move into their first team as well.
     
  9. sidefootsitter

    sidefootsitter Member+

    Oct 14, 2004
    If Preston thought Dolly was direct - and Thomas was not - wait till he gets a hold of Iron Felix.
     
  10. DaPrince84

    DaPrince84 Member+

    Aug 22, 2001
    MD
    Club:
    Arsenal FC
    Nat'l Team:
    --other--
    their is no Iron Felix... he's not coaching Hamburg... they hired the Dutch guy
     
  11. uksailmaker

    uksailmaker New Member

    Apr 5, 2006
    I cant find new on zimmer.......anybody have anything
     
  12. sidefootsitter

    sidefootsitter Member+

    Oct 14, 2004
    Preston Zimmerman, having turned 18 in November, 06, just had his first match with HSV II, playing alongside Benny Feilhaber.
     
  13. ussoccerFan12358

    Mar 11, 2006
    Central NY
    That's encouraging, but where did you hear that?
     
  14. F96

    F96 Member+

    Oct 24, 2002
    Skåne
    Club:
    Hannover 96
  15. FirstStar

    FirstStar Hustlin' for the USA

    Feb 1, 2005
    Time's Arrow
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Demit's been playing with the US U-18 side. He played in the series down in Mexico this month.
     
  16. sidefootsitter

    sidefootsitter Member+

    Oct 14, 2004
  17. luvdagame

    luvdagame Member+

    Jul 6, 2000
    wow! this can't be true. nobody in europe does that unimaginative stuff! we here at bs make it our duty to beat up on u.s coaches who play the long ball and emphasize strength.
     

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