August 9, 2011
Since we're less than 36 hours away from Jurgen Klinsmann's first match as the USMNT coach, here are the boatload of links out there heading into the match.
- Clarence Goodson is out for tomorrow with a hamstring strain.
- Unprofessional Foul has a bunch of Klinsmann links.
- Goal.com looks at what Jurgen Klinsmann and Claudio Reyna can do together to improve player development in the US.
- MLS Soccer.com has a piece on Klinsmann saying that there is a lot of talent coming through the MLS pipeline.
- Yanks Abroad takes a look at Klinsmann's roster.
- The Shin Guardian previews US-Mexico.
- The MNT Blog looks at the beginning of the Klinsmann era.
- Noah Davis has a piece at The Run of Play on Clint Dempsey.
- Grant Wahl has a nice interview/conversation with Klinsmann up at SI.com.
- The MNT Blog looks at how Robbie Rogers was once Klinsmann's teammate in the PDL.
- MLS Soccer.com has a piece on Klinsmann talking about building on the foundation of the USMNT that is already there.
- MLS Soccer.com has the back story on Loyd's recall to the USMNT.
- The MNT Blog looks at all the captains with the USMNT.
- Steven Goff has a few minutes with Klinsmann.
- Steve Davis talks about it being Klinsmann's world.
- The Shin Guardian has a Klinsmann op-ed piece.
- The Free Beer Movement has a funny piece on what Klinsmann's pre-game speech will sound like.
News & Notes:
- The Flash got 2 first half goals from Marta and a clean sheet in their 2-0 win in Atlanta on Saturday.
- Jenna Pel at All White Kit has a nice interview with WNY Flash D Whitney Engen.
- Devo has the story on the Sahlen's Stadium locker rooms.
- Here is the official press release on the Syracuse Silver Knights unveiling their coaching staff last week.
- All White Kit has the potential snag in the magicJack v WPS lawsuit.
- Jeff Kassouf tried to summarize the current state of the magicJack-WPS fiasco.
- Jeff Kassouf also has the story that the Boston Breakers need a new majority investor if they are to return in 2012.
- Jenna Pel recaps the weekend that was in WPS.
- Beau Dure looks at Abby Wambach doing everything for magicJack.
- Jozy Altidore scored in his Dutch debut.
- Jeff Kassouf has the story on Ali Krieger re-signing with Frankfurt.
- The Kitsap Pumas claimed their first PDL title over the weekend.
- The Montreal Impact unveiled their MLS logo over the weekend.
- They also had a supporter protest at the match due in part to their poor season in the NASL this year and how some of the club's brass had commented on their supporter's displeasure with the on-field results in 2011. This caused Joey Saputo to write an open letter to the club's supporters.
- Then the Impact dropped their match to NSC Minnesota......
- Bob Bradley might be the next national team coach for Egypt.
- Fake Sigi wonders if MLS can hold the line on ticket prices.
- Not to be outdone, there are reports that Carolina RailHawks head coach Martin Rennie will be the Vancouver Whitecaps head coach in 2012.
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