Jones, Pope, Stewart go into US soccer hall
Cobi Jones, Eddie Pope and Earnie Stewart have been inducted
into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
Joining the players at a ceremony before the national team’s
game against Spain on Saturday are Bruce Murray, inducted as a
veteran, and Bob Gansler, who goes in as a builder,
Jones is the national team’s appearance leader. Pope was a
stalwart of the U.S. defense for almost a decade, and is tied for
most World Cup qualifying games in U.S. history. He’s the first
three-time World Cup veteran to play his entire pro career in
Stewart is a three-time World Cup veteran, playing 101 games for
the national team.
Murray was a midfielder and forward in the 1980s and 1990s.
Gansler coached the national team at the 1990 World Cup.