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U.S. World Cup Roster Predictions from Select Media Outlets


CHICAGO (May 1, 2006) - With Manager Bruce Arena's announcement of the 23 player roster for the 2006 FIFA World Cup coming Tuesday, May 2, live on SportsCenter at 6 p.m. ET, ussoccer.com takes a look at a selection of roster predictions from media across the country.

With the 18 predictions below, 14 players have been chosen on every 'ballot,' including Beasley, Cherundolo, Convey, Donovan, Howard, Johnson, Keller, Lewis, Mastroeni, McBride, O'Brien, Onyewu, Pope and Reyna.


Players

SA
1
1/1

SA
2
4/28

MC
3
4/13

BW
4
4/27

LB
5
4/29

MB
6
5/1

EW
7
5/1

SN
8
5/1

AH
9
5/1

NS
10
5/1
 

 JC
11
5/2

 GD
12
5/2

BF
13
5/2
 

IG
14
5/2
 

ML
15
5/1
 

SF
16
5/2

WP
17
5/2

LA
18
5/2
 

Albright

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

X     X  

Beasley

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X X

Berhalter

X

X

 

X

X

 

 

 

X

X

X

X

 

X X X   X

Bocanegra

X

X

X

 

X

 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X X

Casey

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Cherundolo

X

X

X

X

X

 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Ching

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

         

Conrad

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Convey

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Demspey

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Donovan

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Gibbs

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Hahnemann

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Hejduk

X

X

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

  X X  

Howard 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X  X X

Johnson 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Keller 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Klein

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Lewis 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Mastroeni

X

X

X

X

X

 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

McBride 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Meola 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Noonan 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       X  

O'Brien 

X

X

X

X

X

 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Olsen 

 

X

X

X

 

 X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Onyewu 

X

X

X

X

X

 X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X X

Quaranta 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

Pope 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X X

Reyna 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X X X X

Twellman 

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X X X X

Wolff 

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

X X X X

Zavagnin

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

  1. Soccer America - January Issue
  2. Soccer America - April 27, 2006
  3. Marc Connolly, ussoccerplayers.com - April 13, 2006
  4. Bob Wagman, soccertimes.com - April 27, 2006
  5. Luis Bueno, Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Calif.) - April 29, 2006
  6. Marcelo Balboa, ESPN - May 1, 2006
  7. Eric Wynalda, ESPN - May 1, 2006
  8. Soccernet.com - May 1, 2006
  9. Andrew Hush, Soccer New England - May 1, 2006
  10. Nathan Saunders, San Antonio Express-News - May 1, 2006
  11. Joe Conway, Houston Chronicle - May 2, 2006
  12. Glenn Davis, Houston Chronicle, ESPN & HDNet - May 2, 2006
  13. Bernardo Fallas, Houston Chronicle - May 2, 2006
  14. Ives Galarcep, North Jersey Herald News - May 2, 2006
  15. Michael Lewis, Bigapplesoccer.com / N.Y. Daily News - May 1, 2006
  16. Scott French, Los Angeles Daily News - May 2, 2006
  17. Washington Post - May 2, 2006
  18. Luis Arroyave, Chicago Tribune - May 2, 2006

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