the usmnt after wc 2014

Discussion in 'USA Men' started by klins, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. klins

    klins Member

    Jun 20, 1999
    stafford , tx, usa
    Donovan, Dempsey, Howard, Bocanegra, Jones, Cherundolo, Gooch , Buddle will retire from the the usmnt . here is my line up after wc 2014:

    -------Chandler-------Gonzales------Cameron( or Ream)-----Lichaj
  2. Skevin

    Skevin Member+

    Aug 9, 2009
    Aston Villa FC
    Nat'l Team:
    Jeez we are already thinking past 2014 and it's not even 2012? It's pretty silly who to pick a team right now because our picks will consist of players we know now that are doing well. Who knows what will happen in 3 years time. Hell dempsey can still be dominating in the EPL.
  3. Master O

    Master O Member+

    Jul 7, 2006
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
  4. cleansheetbsc

    cleansheetbsc Member+

    Mar 17, 2004
    Still dominating? Clint is a nice player, but career Fulham players are not, by definition, 'dominant.'
  5. HeMan

    HeMan Member

    Jun 5, 2006
    it's not ridiculous to think of past's only three years away!
  6. ImaPuppy

    ImaPuppy Member+

    Aug 10, 2009
    Using too many parentheses
    Houston Dynamo
    Nat'l Team:
    American Samoa
    Let me put it this way..if you had made a thread in 2007 about what our line-up would look like after 2010, and you looked back at it after seeing our XI in 2010, would you have gotten even half of it right?

    Fact is, players catch fire out of nowhere, and we don't have an accurate way of telling who it will be.

    Who knows where Lichaj, Mix, Agudelo, etc. will be after 2014. They could be superstars, or totally irrelevant.
  7. ceezmad

    ceezmad Member+

    Mar 4, 2010
    Chicago Red Stars
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Adu would be on the 2007 list for sure. :D
  8. HeMan

    HeMan Member

    Jun 5, 2006
    same goes for 2012. yet we still speculate on here.
  9. TrueCrew

    TrueCrew Member+

    Dec 22, 2003
    Columbus, OH
    Columbus Crew
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Yes, it is all wildly speculative at this point.

    Based on USMNT minutes/calls so far, guys like Chandler, Shea, Johnson, Lichaj, Ream, Hamid, Williams, Rogers, and Agudelo would be the favorites.

    Still, some of those (Rogers, Ream) haven't played so well. And others (Williams) were played out of position.

    Plus, who knows who will catch fire from the youth ranks? Mix is a good guess. Boyd? Brooks? Gatt? Gyau? Bunbury? Maybe Nagbe or Mwanga get their citizenship?

    Plus, like DeMerit Goodson, Buddle, or Beckerman, we could have a late bloomer step up.
  10. lplaksina

    lplaksina Member

    Jan 5, 2002
    How can any list of post 2014 players be complete without adding:

    Jimenez, Alfonzo, Brenkhussen, Klamis, Smith and Larimoka.

    These guys will rule !
  11. j.asgard

    j.asgard Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    DC United
    notice: i have not read anything in this thread but the title.

    after 2014? shouldn't we focus on 2014
  12. dwsmith1972

    dwsmith1972 BigSoccer Supporter

    May 11, 2007
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    United States

    Funny stuff.
  13. Mr Martin

    Mr Martin Member+

    Jun 12, 2002
    Philadelphia Union
    Nat'l Team:
    United States
    Most threads by far do focus on 2014 and the build up to 2014.

    But every cycle we have occasional threads speculating about what happens after the upcoming World Cup. We did this in 2007 and in 2003. In fact, the speculative threads are sometimes fun to look back on, to see how far off target BS posters were.

    I don't see what the problem is.

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