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This figures to be a busy off-season for Brek Shea. Not only is the FC Dallas midfielder set to see considerable minutes for the United States national team in a pair of upcoming international friendlies in November, but the 21-year-old College Station native will also train with English Premier League side Arsenal in November with FCD beginning preseason training in the middle of January 2012.
Shea, who led Dallas with 11 goals, earned himself a spot in the 2011 Major League Soccer All-Star Game, several call-ups to the USMNT under new head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and was also a candidate for the '11 MLS MVP award, an honor taken home by fellow FCD midfielder David Ferreira in 2010. So it's fair to say he definitely had his share of accomplishments this year.
And it's hard to turn down a great opportunity like he has received to train with the Gunners of the EPL. But it would be truly interesting to hear the complete back story on how his stint with Arsenal actually ca...
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The USA is set to take on France and Slovenia on Nov. 11 and 15, respectively.
With friendlies against France and Slovenia looming, the U.S. men's soccer team will start getting blooded against stronger competition. Jurgen Klinsmann continues to tinker with lineups and test out new players, so we can't fault him too much for the 1-1-3 record he's compiled to date. But don't think losing isn't on the mind...
U.S. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann Thursday named his roster for two coming international friendly matches in Europe.
German-born defender Alfredo Morales and midfielder Fabian Johnson were among 22 players selected Thursday for the U.S. roster for upcoming games at France and Slovenia and could make their national team debuts.
Morales, a 21-year-old with Hertha Berlin, also is eligible to play for Peru, where his father was born. His father became a U.S. citizen, and Morales holds an American...