USA

Holden set to rejoin US national team

FOX Soccer News: Stuart Holden ready for comeback journey.
FOX Soccer News: Stuart Holden ready for comeback journey.
Share This Story

   
 

CHICAGO (AP)

CAN'T BE STOPPED

Jozy Altidore scored his 30th goal over the weekend. Read more in Americans Abroad.

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Stuart Holden will rejoin the United States men's national team after an absence of 2 1/2 years for its training camp ahead of three World Cup qualifiers next month and the CONCACAF Gold Cup in July.

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann made the announcement Thursday on the U.S. Soccer Federation's website.

A member of the 2010 U.S. World Cup team, Holden injured his right knee on a challenge by Manchester United's Jonny Evans during a Premier League match on March 19, 2011. Holden had surgery on the knee in September 2011.

The 27-year-old didn't play again until Jan. 15 this year. He recently completed a one-month loan to Sheffield Wednesday.

Holden hasn't played for the United States since Oct. 12, 2010, against Colombia.

 


 

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by

More than Sports on MSN