Bradley calls up 24 for USA training camp

US Men’s National Team head coach Bob Bradley has named 24 players to the training camp roster that will begin gathering January 4 at US Soccer's National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in C

US Men’s National Team head coach Bob Bradley has named 24 players to the training camp roster that will begin gathering January 4 at US Soccer's National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson, California.

The group will prepare for the USA’s first match of 2011, a friendly against fellow
“The timing is right to assess many of the younger players and to broaden the player pool as we look forward to the next three years,” said Bradley.

“These extended camps give the coaching staff an opportunity to work with these players closely, and at the same time expose them to what the environment and expectations are like at the international level. We have a good feel for the veteran players in the pool, several of whom are coming off long seasons, and we certainly expect many of them to be part of the program for the important tournaments this year.”

USA roster for training camp and Chile friendly

Goalkeepers

Dominic Cervi (Celtic)
Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire)
Matt Pickens (Colorado Rapids)
Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Defenders

A.J. DeLaGarza (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Sean Franklin (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles Galaxy)
Ugo Ihemelu (FC Dallas)
Zach Loyd (FC Dallas)
Ryan Miller (Halmstads BK)
Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls)
Anthony Wallace (Colorado Rapids)
Marvell Wynne (Colorado Rapids)

Midfielders

Eric Alexander (FC Dallas)
Alejandro Bedoya (Örebro)
Sam Cronin (San Jose Earthquakes)
Mikkel Diskerud (Stabaek)
Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado Rapids)
Dax McCarty (D.C. United)
Brek Shea (FC Dallas)

Forwards

Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls)
Justin Braun (Chivas USA)
Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City)
Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

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