USA MNT – Eliminated [Updated]

13 08 2008

Well, the US men’s squad was eliminated from group play at 2008 Summer Olympics today. It was a well-played game that ended in a tough 2-1 defeat by Nigeria. If any one thing had gone differently, if a header hadn’t bounced off the cross-bar, if the Netherlands hadn’t gotten a PK against Japan…we would still be in the Olympics. But, in searching for a silver lining, we can look forward to our Olympians returning to MLS a week or so earlier. Read the rest of this entry »

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Meet The Press: Holden

7 08 2008

 

Stuart Holden holds post-game press conference after his Olympic-game-winning goal

Stuart Holden holds post-game press conference after his Olympic-game-winning goal

 

 

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US Soccer Olympian Stuart Holden (Photos: USSoccer.com/isiphotos)

 

 

Click here to hear Stuart Holden and Coach Peter Nowak’s post-game press conference

Also, click below to watch Holden, Guzan, Wynne and McBride (but mostly Holden) on the 1-0 win over Japan in their first match of the olympics, as well as looking forward to our game against The Netherlands this weekend.
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