MLS All-Star game snubs

The nearly men among the stars

July 22, 2010
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPN.com
Ahead of next week's All-Star Game against Manchester United, Los Angeles Galaxy and MLS All-Star coach Bruce Arena talked about many thing, but there was one topic that Arena dared not broach: The delicate subject of those unfortunate players who just missed the cut for making the 23-man All-Star squad.

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"There are so many good players," Arena told reporters. "I could rattle off half a dozen names. We don't really want to get into that debate ...

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