Americans Abroad

Robbie Rogers joins Stevenage on loan

August 23, 2012
By Associated Press

LEEDS, England -- American winger Robbie Rogers has been loaned from English second-tier club Leeds down a division to Stevenage until January.

The 25-year-old started just one game after joining Leeds from Major League Soccer's Columbus Crew in January, with three appearances as a substitute. He sustained a concussion 12 minutes into his debut on Feb. 18 and didn't get into another game until April 6.

Rogers said on Twitter that he's "ready for real games and to make a name for myself."

He has two goals in 18 appearances for the U.S. national team.