CARSON, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2007) - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bob Bradley has selected the 18-man roster that will suit up against Denmark on Saturday, Jan. 20, at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. PT, and fans can get a first glimpse of the scene when Rob Stone, Eric Wynalda, Bruce Arena and Allen Hopkins start the coverage at 1:50 p.m. PT live on ESPN2. The match will also be shown via tape delay on Galavision, and fans can follow along online live via ussoccer.com's MatchTracker.
Four players will be in search of their first cap tomorrow, including MLS Rookie of the Year Jonathan Bornstein and FC Dallas forward Kenny Cooper, who finished tied for fifth in the league scoring table in 2006 with 11 goals.
Experience is also well served, with five players from the 2006 World Cup roster returning to action tomorrow. Two-time World Cup veteran Landon Donovan is the leading capwinner on the roster, having made 84 international appearances for the senior team. Pablo Mastroeni, who played in five World Cup matches during 2002 and 2006, has collected exactly 50 caps during his six-year international career.
Check back tomorrow at 1 p.m. PT to find out who Bradley will send out in the starting XI for his first match at the helm and the team's first step on the road to 2010 in South Africa.
Roster by Position
Goalkeepers (2) – Joe Cannon (Los Angeles Galaxy), Matt Reis (New England Revolution)
Defenders (7) – Chris Albright (Los Angeles Galaxy), Bobby Boswell (D.C. United), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA), Dan Califf (Aalborg BK), Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards), Bryan Namoff (D.C. United), Heath Pearce (FC Nordsjælland)
Midfielders (4) – Kyle Beckerman (Colorado Rapids), Ricardo Clark (Houston Dynamo), Justin Mapp (Chicago Fire), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids)
Forwards (5) –Kenny Cooper (FC Dallas), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy), Eddie Johnson (Kansas City Wizards), Nate Jaqua (Los Angeles Galaxy), Chris Rolfe (Chicago Fire)
U.S. Men's National Team Roster vs. Denmark
|1||Cannon, Joe||GK||6'2"||190||01/01/75||2/0||Los Altos Hills, Calif.||Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)|
|3||Bornstein, Jonathan||D||5'9"||145||11/07/84||0/0||Los Alamitos, Calif.||Chivas USA (MLS)|
|4||Califf, Dan||D||6'1''||175||03/17/80||13/1||Orange, Calif.||Aalborg BK (Denmark)|
|5||Albright, Chris||D||6'1"||185||01/14/79||19/1||Philadelphia, Pa.||Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)|
|6||Namoff, Bryan||D||5'10"||168||05/28/79||0/0||Rockford, Ill.||D.C. United (MLS)|
|9||Johnson, Eddie||F||6'0''||180||03/31/84||20/9||Palm Coast, Fla.||Kansas City Wizards (MLS)|
|10||Donovan, Landon||F||5'8"||148||03/04/82||84/25||Redlands, Calif.||Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)|
|11||Jaqua, Nate||F||6'3"||180||10/28/81||1/0||Eugene, Ore.||Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS)|
|12||Conrad, Jimmy||D||6'2"||185||02/12/77||17/0||Temple City, Calif.||Kansas City Wizards (MLS)|
|13||Clark, Ricardo||M||5'10"||150||05/10/83||1/0||Jonesboro, Ga.||Houston Dynamo (MLS)|
|14||Beckerman, Kyle||M||5'10"||165||04/23/82||0/0||Crofton, Md.||Colorado Rapids (MLS)|
|17||Rolfe, Chris||F||5'8"||145||01/17/83||4/0||Kettering, Ohio||Chicago Fire (MLS)|
|19||Pearce, Heath||D||5'10"||175||08/13/84||5/0||Modesto, Calif.||FC Nordsjælland (Denmark)|
|20||Cooper, Kenny||F||6'3"||210||10/21/84||0/0||Dallas, Texas||FC Dallas (MLS)|
|21||Mapp, Justin||M||5'10"||140||10/18/84||1/0||Brandon, Miss.||Chicago Fire (MLS)|
|23||Boswell, Bobby||D||6'2"||185||03/15/83||1/0||Tampa, Fla.||D.C. United (MLS)|
|24||Reis, Matt||GK||6'1"||196||03/28/75||1/0||Atlanta, Ga.||New England Revolution (MLS)|
|25||Mastroeni, Pablo||M||5'10"||170||08/26/76||50/0||Phoenix, Ariz.||Colorado Rapids (MLS)|