News

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.

 

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Roseanne Barr says she’s going blind

roseanne

The "Roseanne" star, 62, says her "vision is closing in now."

in Local Sports

Seahawks resign C Lemuel Jeanpierre

Fresh
seahawks1

Hawks add offensive line depth with latest offseason move

in Local Sports

Jasinsky signs NLI to play at WWU

Fresh
trevor jasinsky wwu hoops

Trevor Jasinsky, a 6-foot-7 senior at Camas High School, has signed a national letter of intent to play men’s basketball beginning this fall at Western Washington University.

in Local Sports

Mariners turn to Astros tonight in series opener

Fresh
seattle mariners houston astros logos

M's hope Nelson Cruz stays hot as they turn to Houston

in Sports

Obama honors national champion Buckeyes at White House

President Barack Obama holds up a Ohio State football jersey that he was presented with from Ohio State football players Curtis Grant and Doran Grant, as head coach Urban Meyer watches at right, as he welcomed the NCAA College Football Playoff National Champion Ohio State Buckeyes, Monday, April 20, 2015, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

President honors Ohio State football team