SHOWING TAG: THOMAS RONGEN
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Monday January 25, 2010
As the US U20 National team began the 2011 cycle with a camp in California last month, one of players who will most likely be a very important figure as the team builds towards the 2011 U20 World Cup in Colombia is midfielder Amobi Okugo.
Wednesday January 20, 2010
US U20 head coach Thomas Rongen announced today the 20 man roster that will compete in the 2010 Copa Chivas tournament this month in Mexico.
Monday January 11, 2010
Coming off the 2009 U17 World Cup in Nigeria, midfielder Carlos Martinez will be looking to earn a professional contract with a club in 2010 starting with training spells in Mexico and Argentina.
Sunday January 10, 2010
Following last week's announcement that Portuguese leaders Sporting Braga have acquired USA U20 defender Gale Agbossoumonde on loan, the young American says he is excited about joining his new club for the second half of the season.
Wednesday December 23, 2009
This past week it became news that US Soccer would retain Thomas Rongen as the head coach of the USA U20 national team for the 2011 World Cup cycle. It will be Rongen's third straight cycle as head coach of the U20 team and fourth overall.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
In a move that should come as no surprise, German Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin announced on their website
that USA U-20 World Cup standout Bryan Arguez will be released from his contract with the team at the end of the year.
Monday December 14, 2009
USA Under-20 coach Thomas Rongen has announced the roster for the first camp of the 2011 cycle which will begin with a camp in Chula Vista, California on December 16.
Sunday November 8, 2009
Occasionally, some of us in the US soccer community are a little too smart for our own good. Sometimes, we need to leave our complex analyses aside and get back to basics.
Friday, October 2, 2009
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
What a difference a day makes. All Thomas Rongen had to do was turn back to the pros and things changed ever so drastically overnight. While many are prone to now praise Rongen for the changes he made to right the US ship, the more pressing question is why was it not until the second game - after months of training and two friendlies in Cyprus before the tournament - that he put a passable lineup on the field?
Monday, September 28, 2009
Sunday, September 27, 2009
The US put in a half-baked performance in Suez yesterday and a professional German team thoroughly punished them for their effort. The result was predictable and unsurprising - nor is it surprising that fans have jumped all over Rongen and the team.
Friday, September 25, 2009
Thursday, September 24, 2009
With the USA's first game in the Under-20 World Cup now less than three days away, I had the chance to talk to former US National team player and MLS coach, Fernando Clavijo.