U.S. U-17 team preview

U-17s to showcase new attacking philosophy in Nigeria

October 20, 2009
By Brent Latham
ABUJA, NIGERIA -- To hear those involved with this year's U.S. U-17 national team, the squad ready to take the field at the FIFA 2009 U-17 World Cup in Nigeria may be about to launch a revolution of sorts in American soccer.

"In the past, what our country's kind of been known for is sitting back and playing the counterattack," said the team's goalkeeper, Earl Edwards. "I think we're looking more to go at teams with intimidation from the start, really pressuring them up top, not sitting ...

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