U.S. team gets needed rest before World Cup

May 28, 2006
By Wayne Drehs
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- After 10 days of training in North Carolina and send-off series matches against Morocco, Venezuela and Latvia, U.S. men's national team coach Bruce Arena had few plans before his squad leaves for Germany on Thursday. "I might just lie on the couch at home," Arena said. No one would blame him or any of his staff or players for making similar feet-off-the-floor plans. Sunday night's 1-0 victory over Latvia at Rentschler Field wrapped up a grueling series of stateside World ...

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