COMMERCE CITY CO (Tuesday December 22 2009) – U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bob Bradley announced today that Colorado Rapids forward Conor Casey is among the 30 players named to the training camp roster that will begin workouts January 4 at U.S. Soccer's National Training Center at The Home Depot Center in Carson California.
The group will prepare for the USA’s first match of 2010 a friendly against fellow FIFA World Cup finalists Honduras on January 23 at The Home Depot Center.
The match will be broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel and Galavision beginning at 7 p.m. MT. Fans can also follow the game live via ussoccer.com’s MatchTracker.
Casey has 16 career caps with the National Team and scored his first two international goals in the U.S.’s 2010 World Cup qualifying win against Honduras on October 10 that clinched a trip to South Africa for the Americans.
U.S. Men's National Team Training Camp Roster
GOALKEEPERS (4): Kevin Hartman (Kansas City) Troy Perkins (Valerenga) Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) Zach Thornton (Chivas USA)
DEFENDERS (8): Kevin Alston (New England Revolution) Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA) Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards) Omar Gonzalez (Los Angeles Galaxy) Clarence Goodson (IK Start) Chad Marshall (Columbus Crew) Heath Pearce (FC Dallas) Marvell Wynne (Toronto FC)
MIDFIELDERS (12): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake) Alejandro Bedoya (Örebro) Geoff Cameron (Houston Dynamo) Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo) Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders) Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus) Eddie Gaven (Columbus Crew) Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA) Jeff Larentowicz (New England Revolution) Dax McCarty (FC Dallas) Chris Pontius (D.C. United) Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew)
FORWARDS (6): Justin Braun (Chivas USA) Conor Casey (Colorado Rapids) Jeff Cunningham (FC Dallas) Robbie Findley (Real Salt Lake) Brandon McDonald (San Jose Earthquakes) Marcus Tracy (Aalborg)