USA coach Bradley non-commital over future
USA coach Bob Bradley has not committed his future to the side after they were knocked out of the World Cup with a 2-1 defeat to Ghana on Saturday.
Bradley's contract runs out in December and he admitted that he is keeping an open mind about his plans.
"At this moment there have been no conversations and there is always a process with any situation where both sides probably need time and you go from there,'' he told a news conference. "The only real comment I would make is that, I always enjoy new challenges but I also from day one have said and consider it a tremendous honour to coach the national team."
Asked whether he would be interested in a possible future in club football overseas, Bradley said he would consider his options.
"I've always enjoyed new challenges. I encourage (that) whether it is players, or actually my children, or when I coached in college, then the kids in college. I believe that is what life is all about,'' he said. "I have enjoyed the opportunities that I have had along the way, the different challenges and so as I move forward, there will always be an open mind in that regard."
After the USA topped Group C, Bradley also admitted that he felt ''empty'' after dreaming of progressing further in the tournament.
"There is a pretty empty feeling right now because I think coming out of the first round, we felt that there was a chance of doing something bigger," he said. "I think that we responded well in each case in those three (group) games, we felt that we were improving game by game and the opportunity to take that further was there.
"We talked about that but we also talked about how it had to be done 90 minutes at a time. So at the end of it all that leaves us a little bit empty," he said.