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September 29, 2011 at 2:09 PM

Klinsmann names 22-man roster for October friendlies

us logo small.jpgU.S. men’s national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called in 22 players for upcoming friendlies against Honduras (Oct. 8 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami) and Ecuador (Oct. 11 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.):

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GOALKEEPERS (3): Bill Hamid (D.C.United), Tim Howard (Everton), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (7): Carlos Bocanegra (Rangers), Timmy Chandler (Nurnberg), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover 96), Oguchi Onyewu (Sporting Lisbon), Michael Orozco Fiscal (San Luis), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City)

MIDFIELDERS (7): Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Chievo Verona), Clint Dempsey (Fulham), Maurice Edu (Rangers), Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado Rapids), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim)

FORWARDS (5): Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), DaMarcus Beasley (Puebla), Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy)

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Some interesting inclusions are: Onyewu, who’s played his way back into selection in Portugal, and Williams, his first call-up to U.S. camp. Others on the Twittersphere have also picked out Chandler, Bradley and Beasley as talking points. Klinsmann addresses some issues in this Q&A.

What do you think?

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