JAMIE HILL - Wednesday, September 28, 2011
German-American midfielder Fabian Hürzeler has climbed another rung on Bayern Munich's organizational ladder.

The 18 year old began the season with the club's U19 squad, but has now appeared for the U23 team in two consecutive matches.

Hürzeler made his debut in the Regionalliga Süd on September 18 when he played the second half in Bayern Munich II's 5-0 thrashing at the hands of FSV Frankfurt II. He appeared again this past weekend, coming on as a substitute when Bayern II hosted Eintracht Frankfurt's reserves.

Bayern Munich II is having an uncharacteristically poor season. The team which once was a regular in the third level is languishing near the bottom of their regional fourth division. However, the Bayern II need not fear the drop; there will be no relegation this year as the Regionalliga is expanding from three divisions to five for the 2012/13 season.

Hürzeler is still on a youth contract, but his early promotion bodes well for his bid to earn a professional contract from the German giants.
Thursday October 27, 2011 10:26 am
A funny thing seems to happen in youth soccer. At some point we forget about basic development and start focusing on being competitive.Unfortunately soccer dvds this often happens too early and the results are irreversible and often permanent.
Wednesday October 12, 2011 3:34 pm
Its going to be the same old story: The good "foreigners" like Subotic, Rossi or Ibisevic wont opt to play for the USMNT if their home countries come calling. We are stuck with the leftovers that those countries dont need anyways - like Jones, Chandler or Williams.
Thursday September 29, 2011 10:43 pm
I agree Dave, mix that in with Shea, Agudelo, Diskerud, Johns Anthony Brookds and looking foward to the Bijiev, Pelosi and Gudio's of the world.

2018 could be a ton of fun.
Thursday September 29, 2011 10:17 am
Another good sign for the US youth teams and potentially the US Senior Squad in the future. If this kid and other prospects in Germany stay committed to the US program the US future in 2014 to 2018 should be very bright. Prospects such as Terrence Boyd, Andrew Wooten Wooten, Charles Renken, Joseph Gyau, Matthew Dunn, John Anthony Brooks, & Alfredo Morales.

If they keep developing and progressing this could represent a very impressive core of players. Throw in other young prospects like Gatt, Mix, Agobossoumode, Villyan, Fehr, Potts, Cunningham, Lletget and Packwood; and suddenly the future looks bright in deed.

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