USSF to start recruiting replacement squad
January 13, 2005
NEW YORK -- The U.S. Soccer Federation said Thursday it will start to recruit a replacement team for next month's World Cup qualifier if a players union dispute is not quickly resolved.
The USSF took the stance after the union rejected an offer to go to mediation in exchange for a players' pledge not to strike through World Cup qualifying, which ends in October or November.
The federation said it will use players who have never appeared at a U.S. national ...