Saw some sprinting, you’ll want to see the video I got from that later on…I will post soon.
Observations – today they did some crossing drills and the two best shots off crosses I saw were by Lamar Neagle and Tye Perdido. Perdido’s blast was a rocket, and Neagle used his left foot.
It seems the team is close to deciding what to do with rookie Mike Seamon, who reported for the start of camp but is missing school at Villanova to be here. Seamon, the team’s second-round pick, could be going back to finish his degree and then return to the club in the summer. Might be in both his and the team’s best interests, as this is what Sounders FC did with Michael Fucito last year.
So did anyone see where Mexico is doing a U.S. tour this year leading up to it’s World Cup trip? Details below, wish they’d come here (or Phoenix!)
El Tri will kick off six-game tour in San Francisco on Feb. 24 vs. Bolivia; Visa pre-sale begins today
MEXICO CITY & NEW YORK (Thursday, January 28, 2010) – The Federacion Mexicana de Futbol (FMF), together with Soccer United Marketing (SUM), today announced details of the Mexican National Team’s 2010 U.S. Tour. On the road to its 14th FIFA World Cup participation this summer, Mexico will play in six cities across the country between February 24 and May 13, 2010.
The annual U.S. tour will give the Mexican National Team the opportunity to finalize their preparation, culminating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup opener on June 11 in Johannesburg against host South Africa.
A Visa pre-sale for the first three tour games begins today Jan. 28. The Federacion Mexicana de Futbol encourages its fans to go online early and purchase tickets using their Visa cards.
“Our goal in the first trimester of 2010 is to prepare the Mexican National Team for the FIFA World Cup,” said Nestor de la Torre, director of national team programs for the Mexican Federation. “The U.S. tour allows us to test our squad while giving our fans from all parts of the country the chance to send us off to South Africa.”
El Tri will showcase its World Cup hopefuls in every region of the United States. The tour includes Mexico’s first appearance in Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium in late March, and the first international sporting event at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ, which will be home to the NFL’s New York Jets and New York Giants. The complete 2010 U.S. Tour schedule follows below, all times Eastern…
Feb. 24, Bolivia San Francisco, CA Candlestick Park 11 p.m.
Mar. 3, New Zealand Los Angeles, CA Rose Bowl 11 p.m.
Mar. 24, Iceland Charlotte, NC Bank of America Stadium 8 p.m.
May 7, Ecuador New York, NY New Meadowlands Stadium 9 p.m.
May 10, Senegal Chicago, IL Soldier Field 9 p.m.
May 13, TBD Houston, TX Reliant Stadium 9 p.m.