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Jozy Altidore: Hamstring Injury In 2014 World Cup Was Low Point Of Career

Jozy Altidore’s anuus horribilis ended when he was stretchered off the field in the United States’ opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Altidore still is recovering from the hamstring injury he suffered 23 minutes into his team’s 2014 World Cup journey, according to the Sunderland Echo. The American striker calls the moment he went down clutching the back of his leg the...
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jozy Altidore Can Be the USA’s Difference Maker Tomorrow Against Belgium

The USA received some good news on Monday, as forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play against Belgium in the round-of-16 game on Tuesday. The question is how much will Altidore play, if he plays at all? USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann faces a tough decision on how to work Altidore back into the lineup. Does he start him and risk having to use an early substitute if Altidore can’t...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Altidore cleared to play against Belgium

Americans rejoice! Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play in the Knockout Round game against the Belgians tomorrow! #AreYouReady for #USAvBEL? @JozyAltidore is Ready and available for @J_Klinsmann and the #USMNT tomorrow! — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 30, 2014 After missing the entire Group Stage with a hamstring injury suffered against Ghana, Altidore...
Via DC Sports-Kings
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Klinsmann 'very optimistic' Altidore can play vs. Belgium

The USA soccer team might get a boost on Tuesday when they face Belgium in the Round of 16 of the World Cup. Star player Jozy Altidore sat out the Team USA’s past two games with a hamstring injury he suffered against Ghana, but he could play Tuesday. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann told the media at the U.S. Men’s National Team Training Center on Friday that Team USA is “very optimistic”...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jozy Altidore could return for round of 16

The United States advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup on Thursday with a 1-0 loss to Germany and a Portugal win over Ghana. Very few expected Team USA to survive the Group of Death, and their chances looked even more slim after forward Jozy Altidore went down with a hamstring injury against […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USA 2-1 Nigeria: Altidore finally breaks his duck, are the floodgates open now?

USA 2-1 Nigeria: Altidore finally breaks his duck, are the floodgates open now? - originally posted on Klinsmann continued to experiment in the USA’s final pre-World Cup friendly, looking to see who can prove worth a place on his team-sheet in Brazil. The German has been very generous about allowing his squad a chance to show they deserve to walk out and face...
Via Soccerlens
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jozy Altidore scores twice in friendly

It’s nice to see Jozy Altidore end his goal-scoring drought and appear in top form in the United States’ final World Cup tune-up vs. Nigeria. The Sunderland striker scored twice on Saturday, notching goals in both halves. Here they are: [Ryan Rosenblatt's Vine & @cjzero] The post Jozy Altidore Scores Twice in USMNT’s Friendly vs. Nigeria appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Altidore pledges to score for Cats

Sunderland striker Jozy Altidore is confident he will score the goals to kick-start his side's Premier League campaign. Altidore, who endured a disappointing spell on loan at Hull City four years ago, drew a blank on his debut as Sunderland went down 1-0 to Fulham at the Stadium of Light. The 23-year-old United States international insists he has not set himself any personal...
Via Fox Soccer
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Altidore headed to Sunderland

Jozy Altidore will be transferred to the Premier League. The 23-year-old striker is coming off a huge season with his Dutch team.

Via Rumors and Rants
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Altidore target of racist chants in Dutch Cup game

U.S. striker Jozy Altidore was the target of racist chants Tuesday during a Dutch Cup game. Altidore plays for AZ Alkmaar, and the taunts came during a quarterfinal against second-tier FC Den Bosch. ''It is terribly sad that this can happen for those involved and for lovers of football in the Netherlands,'' AZ soccer director Earnie Stewart, a former U.S. midfielder...
Via AP on Fox
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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