A preliminary team for the USA has been announced as the United States looks to repeat its 2007 Gold Cup win. Tell Goal.com who should make the final roster.A preliminary CONCACAF Gold Cup roster has been submitted by the U.S. national team, full of fringe players and youngsters. Stalwarts such as Tim Howard, Oguchi Onyewu, Carlos Bocanegra, Michael Bradley, and Landon Donovan are nowhere to be seen.
Instead, 12 players from Major League Soccer make the 29-man roster. In addition, young stars such as Brad Guzan, Freddy Adu, Jose Torres, Jozy Altidore, Charlie Davies, and Jeremiah White round out the team.
The roster must be cut down to 23 names before the Gold Cup begins on July 4. Which six players would you cut? Let Goal.com know by commenting below.
Preliminary U.S. Gold Cup Roster:
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan, Marcus Hahnemann, Troy Perkins, Luis Robles
Defense: Jonathan Bornstein, Danny Califf, Steve Cherundolo, Jay DeMerit, Clarence Goodson, Eric Lichaj, Chad Marshall, Michael Orozco, Michael Parkhurst, Heath Pearce, Marvell Wynne
Midfield: Freddy Adu, Davy Arnaud, Ricardo Clark, Benny Feilhaber, Eddie Gaven, Stuart Holden, Pablo Mastroeni, John Thorrington, Jose Torres
Forwards: Jozy Altidore, Conor Casey, Kenny Cooper, Charlie Davies, Jeremiah White
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