SANTIAGO BEDOYA BEGINS OREBRO TRIAL
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BRIAN SCIARETTA - Saturday, July 24, 2010
With the summer transfer window now open and many European clubs looking to acquire new players, Northeastern University left back Santiago Bedoya will depart for Sweden and go on a trial with Orebro of Sweden's top league, the Allsvenskan.

Bedoya, 21, is set to begin the trial this weekend and it will run through August 6. While at Orebro, Bedoya will play with his older brother Alejandro who is both a fixture for the club and likely to be a regular for the US national team in the 2014 cycle.

Bedoya will not lose his NCAA eligibility by going on the trial and can still return to Northeastern for his senior season.

Last season was Bedoya's first season at left back. Previously he had been used as an attacking left midfielder but his coach at Northeastern, Brian Ainscough, felt as if he would be best utilized in the back line.

The move to left back worked out well and as Bedoya was named to the All-CAA first team in just his first year playing the position.
Cliff Halstead
Saturday July 31, 2010 1:39 pm
What is going on with Jay Demerit? Is he close to finding a club?
vaiano7
Wednesday July 28, 2010 3:54 am
Edgar Castillo seems to be our left back of the future. Until someone shows me a player better on the ball, with more pace, and the ability to dispossess top players, I am holding to my opinion here. His height - or lack thereof could be a concern, however, Steve Cherundolo has had a decade on the USMNT at less than 170 cm.
vik
Monday July 26, 2010 1:13 pm
Yea, Stuart Holden's little bro supposedly plays leftback too. Greg Garza plays leftback for Sporting Lisbon's youth reserve. Between these prospects and Bornstein's move to Mexico, hopefully we can finally get some depth at the fullback position.
Ricky
Saturday July 24, 2010 5:04 pm
wow this is great good luck
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