Arena keeps hope alive with roster strategy

February 15, 2006
By Frank Dell'Apa
U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena insisted during a conference call Tuesday that the World Cup roster is far from set. But despite a productive six-week training camp and an 8-2 goal differential in three friendly matches, it is becoming clear that only a few "bubble" candidates have significantly raised their chances of making the team.

Clint Dempsey finally has established himself in an identifiable role. Taylor Twellman has confirmed his finishing ability. ...

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