US Soccer has released Bob Bradley's list of players called into USMNT camp this January. It is
an interesting mix of players on breaks from MLS and Scandinavian leagues. MLS Rookie of the Year
Omar Gonzalez may get a long look because of injuries in the American backline and forwards Marcus
Tracy and Robbie Findley will be looking to prove they can fill the hole left by the recovering
Did ya hear the news? So conveniently released one day before last week's draw. I'm starting to
think press folks on the women's side intentionally make announcements at the exact moment
something HUGE happens in the men's game (WPS does it all the time). In 2015, FIFA will expand the
Women's World Cup from 16 to 24 teams.
The World Cup draw earlier today was one of the better scenarios US fans could hope for. While
getting to see the great match up England vs USA, Americans fans are liking their chances against
Algeria and Slovenia. I'll try to post some more of my thoughts on the draw a little later, but
feel free to leave your comments here.
Here are the long awaited and much talked about pots for the World Cup Draw on Friday.
Pot 1 (Seeded teams): South Africa, Brazil, Spain, Holland, Italy, Germany, Argentina and
Pot 2 (Asia, Oceania, North/Central America): Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Australia, New
Zealand, the United States, Mexico and Honduras.