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Donovan among 7 cuts on US World Cup roster 

Donovan among 7 cuts on US World Cup roster 

United States goalie Tim Howard, second from right, works out with teammates during training in preparation for the World Cup soccer tournament on Thursday, May 22, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Ben Margot

RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — American career scoring leader Landon Donovan is among seven players cut as the U.S. announced its 23-man World Cup roster.

The 32-year-old attacker, bidding to make his fourth World Cup, was bypassed Thursday by U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann in favor of Aron Johannsson and Chris Wondolowski, who joined Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey as the forwards.

Also cut were defenders Brad Evans, Clarence Goodson and Michael Parkhurst; midfielders Joe Corona and Maurice Edu; and forward Terrence Boyd.

 

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