U.S. U-17 national team

McInerney shoulders the goal-scoring load for U-17s

July 30, 2009
RodriguezBy Justin Rodriguez, Special to ESPNsoccernet
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The comments, anonymous, of course, about Jack McInerney on random soccer chat boards when he arrived in Bradenton, Fla., two years ago went something like this:

Jack McInerney? You have to be kidding.

He landed a spot with the U.S. national Under-17 residency program? The kid's parents must have known someone down there.

He won't be around for long. He can't hang with the studs down there.

Oh, really? It's a good thing none of the chat posters had the ...

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