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The Curious Case of Andy Najar

Posted in CONCACAF with tags , , on November 11, 2010 by Grant

No. Sadly this post is not a sensational exposé about how MLS rookie of the year Andy Najar was in fact born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man and subsequently began to age backward. But it might serve as future reference material for migrant footballers around the globe wishing to dodge the awkward question of which country they’ll represent internationally.

We’ve written about Najar previously. And as his stock continues to rise, so does the ambiguity of his statements about whether he will eventually don a Honduran or an American shirt for international play.

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Time for a friendly against the USA?

Posted in Canada, CONCACAF, International with tags , , on September 17, 2010 by Grant

Thanks for this one goes to Jeremy of OnzeMontreal. In the Voyageurs’ forum he recently suggested a possible opponent for a Canada friendly next year. It’s kind of neat, because while Squizz’s Mission Moncton looks at where Canada should play in order to ensure a passionate, full house lusting for the home side, there’s one possible opponent that would guarantee that atmosphere no matter which city Canada plays in.

The U.S.A.

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U.S.A. still waiting for that true home game

Posted in Canada, CONCACAF, International with tags , , on August 12, 2010 by Grant

USA vs. Brazil on Tuesday night wasn’t a particularly great spectacle, at least from what I read. The only really noteworthy item being that it may have been Bob Bradley’s last game as U.S. manager.

But I’m always keen to see who turns up to watch the USA play at home. And as you’ll see in the video below, there was a whole heck of a bunch of yellow Brazil shirts in the new Giants Stadium.

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