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Landon Donovan was left off the 29-man U.S. roster for a training camp ahead of a trio of World Cup qualifiers next month, but American coach Jurgen Klinsmann anticipates he will rejoin the team at some unspecified point.
Donovan, a 31-year-old midfielder who played for the last three U.S. World Cup teams, took a sabbatical of nearly four months after last season, returning to the field with the Los Angeles Galaxy on March 30.
''I think Landon is catching up,'' Klinsmann said. ''We're all excited that he has decided to continue to play. That was the first major answer that we needed to get, and now he's just working himself back into shape and back into a playing rhythm. He will get sharper and more confident with every game he's going to play now. So we'll watch that, we'll monitor that and we'll decide then when to bring him back into our picture.
''It's not going to be for these upcoming games,'' Klinsmann add...
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American soccer star Landon Donovan has been left off the United States men’s national soccer team roster for its next five games of qualifiers.
Landon Donovan was left off the 29-man U.S. squad for a training camp ahead of a trio of World Cup qualifiers next month. But American coach Jurgen Klinsmann anticipates he will rejoin the team at some unspecified point.
Donovan, a 31-year-old midfielder who played for the last three U.S. World Cup teams, took a sabbatical of nearly four months after last season, returning to the...
Landon Donovan scored one goal and added two assists to lead the Los Angeles Galaxy past the Philadelphia Union 4-1 Wednesday night.
Robbie Keane scored once and had an assist, while Hector Jimenez also scored for the two-time defending MLS Cup champion Galaxy (5-3-2), who snapped a rare two-game losing streak with three second-half goals.
In the process, Donovan became the fourth...
On Thursday afternoon, United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann released his roster for the upcoming slate of five games his team will play between May 29 and June 18; two friendly games against Belgium and Germany and three crucial World Cup Qualifiers against Jamaica, Panama and Honduras respectively.
But the name that dominated the discourse surrounding...
Philadelphia Union (4-4-3) fell to the LA Galaxy (5-3-2) 4-1 Saturday evening season as three goals in the final 20 minutes from Robbie Keane, Landon Donovan and second half substitute Hector Jimenez gave the Galaxy all three points on the night.
Despite controlling the pace of play for much of the game, the Union dropped points at home for the second time this season.
Here's the 29-man US Men's Soccer Team roster for next month's World Cup Qualifiers. Looks like we're calling up just about everybody who is anybody. One player absent from the list, though, is Landon Donovan. Read more… , http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/heres-the-29man-us-mens-soccer-team-roster-for-next-months-world-cup-qualifiers