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Americans Overseas: European Preview 2006-07


Across the Atlantic Ocean, European domestic leagues are about to begin and U.S. Soccer offers a comprehensive preview of those American players participating in the action overseas. If you’ve wondered whether DaMarcus Beasley and his club, PSV, have what it takes for Champions League glory, or whether Bobby Convey and Marcus Hahnemann of newly promoted Reading can avoid relegation in the EPL, then this guide provides the needed information on those American internationals who ply their trade overseas. How will Eddie Lewis’ Leeds United bounce back from last year’s playoff defeat, or can Hannover 96 and Steve Cherundolo finally crack the top half of the table in the Bundesliga? Can Tim Howard fill Everton’s goalkeeping vacancy and can Standard de Liege, led by Oguchi Onyewu, improve on last years second-place finish and make waves in Europe? This guide has what you need to follow your favorite current, former, and future members of the U.S. national team in Europe…

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Belgium
Onyewu, Oguchi - Standard de Liege
- Podcast:  Gooch Previews 2006-07 | Subscribe

Denmark
Califf, Danny - Aalborg BK
Pearce, Heath - FC Nordsjælland

England
Lewis, Eddie - Leeds United
- Podcast: Lewis Previews 2006-07 | Subscribe
Simek, Frank - Sheffield Wednesday
Whitbread, Zak - Millwall

France
Westberg, Quentin - Troyes

Norway
Borchers, Nat - Odd Grenland BK
West, Brian - Fredrikstad FK

England
Bocanegra, Carlos - Fulham
Convey, Bobby - Reading
- Podcast: Convey Previews 2006-07 | Subscribe
DeMerit, Jay - Watford
Friedel, Brad - Blackburn Rovers
Gibbs, Cory - Charlton Athletic
Hahnemann, Marcus - Reading
Howard, Tim - Everton
McBride, Brian - Fulham
Reyna, Claudio - Manchester City
Spector, Jonathan - West Ham United
- Podcast: Spector Previews 2006-07 | Subscribe

Germany
Berhalter, Gregg - 1860 Munich
Casey, Conor - FSV Mainz 05
Cherundolo, Steve - Hannover 96
Feilhaber, Benny - Hamburg SV
Keller, Kasey - Borussia Mönchengladbach

Holland
Beasley, DaMarcus - PSV
Bradley, Michael - SC Heerenveen
- Podcast: Bradley Previews 2006-07 | Subscribe
Nguyen, Lee - PSV

 


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