May 24, 2009
ON THE ROSTER
Dempsey, Davies picked for U.S. team for WCQs
Former New England Revolution forward Clilnt Dempsey and former Boston College star Charlie Davies , were among the 24 players named to the U.S. roster for its World Cup qualifying roster for games against Costa Rica and Honduras next month.
The roster is made up primarily of player playing overseas, with only seven MLS players selected.
The U.S. travel to Costa Rica to take on their Central American rivals on Wednesday, June 3 before returning home to host Honduras at Soldier Field in Chicago on Saturday, June 6.
The U.S. roster:
Goalkeepers (2): Brad Guzan (Aston Villa: 5/3 SO), Tim Howard (Everton: 9/7 SO).
Defenders (9): Carlos Bocanegra (Rennes: 19/2), Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA: 1/0), Danny Califf (Midtjylland: 4/0), Jay DeMerit (Watford: 1/0), Frankie Hejduk (Columbus Crew: 17/2), Oguchi Onyewu (Standard de Liege: 14/1), Heath Pearce (Hansa Rostock: 9/0), Jonathan Spector (West Ham United: 2/1), Marvell Wynne (Toronto FC: 0/0).
Midfielders (8): Freddy Adu (Monaco: 5/1), DaMarcus Beasley (Rangers: 24/6), Michael Bradley (Borussia Mönchengladbach: 9/4), Maurice Edu (Rangers: 4/0), Benny Feilhaber (Aarhus: 0/0), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA: 9/0), Pablo Mastroeni (Colorado Rapids: 13/0), José Francisco Torres (Pachuca: 4/0).
Forwards (5): Jozy Altidore (Xerez: 6/5), Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo: 15/6), Charlie Davies (Hammarby: 1/1), Clint Dempsey (Fulham: 15/4), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy: 28/9).