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Time for Feilhaber and Adu to step up

Benny Feilhaber 's time with the New England Revolution hasn't gotten off to the winning way he may hoped.

 By Kevin Koczwara

Freddy Adu and Benny Feilhaber both found themselves looking at a return to the United States after their careers in Europe stagnated. Adu was surplus to requirements at Benfica after failing to make an impression either on loan or in camp with the team. Feilhaber wanted out of Denmark and nobody worth his time seemed interested. So, to Major League Soccer they went with hopes and dreams of rekindling their careers in the country they represent. But, they found themselves looking at two very different prospects when they crossed the Atlantic.

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What the Future Holds for the USMNT

By Kevin Koczwara

It has been over a week since the United States Men’s National Team was humbled by a young Ghana squad – the youngest team in the World Cup Finals – in extra time at the World Cup in South Africa. I have had enough time to soak in the pain, the misery and the confusion of seeing my country lose at the World Cup when I truly thought it could advance in the tournament and make major strides, you know, kind of like how the Italians, Argentines and Brazilians must feel right about now.

Then I got to thinking about the future of U.S. soccer and how bright it may be. The squad that went to South Africa was a good mix of veteran players and up-and-coming talent. The roster manager Bob Bradley took with him had a good mix and set a good framework for the next World Cup – 2014 in Brazil.

The Yanks will have major questions to answer during the qualifying for the 2014 World Cup: who will their core defenders be? And who will supply the much needed goals?

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