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Jozy Altidore: Hamstring Injury In 2014 World Cup Was Low Point Of Career

Jozy Altidore’s anuus horribilis ended when he was stretchered off the field in the United States’ opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Altidore still is recovering from the hamstring injury he suffered 23 minutes into his team’s 2014 World Cup journey, according to the Sunderland Echo. The American striker calls the moment he went down clutching the back of his leg the...
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Jozy Altidore Can Be the USA’s Difference Maker Tomorrow Against Belgium

The USA received some good news on Monday, as forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play against Belgium in the round-of-16 game on Tuesday. The question is how much will Altidore play, if he plays at all? USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann faces a tough decision on how to work Altidore back into the lineup. Does he start him and risk having to use an early substitute if Altidore can’t...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Altidore cleared to play against Belgium

Americans rejoice! Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play in the Knockout Round game against the Belgians tomorrow! #AreYouReady for #USAvBEL? @JozyAltidore is Ready and available for @J_Klinsmann and the #USMNT tomorrow! — U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 30, 2014 After missing the entire Group Stage with a hamstring injury suffered against Ghana, Altidore...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jozy Altidore Warms Up With USA At World Cup Training Session

The U.S. men’s national team managed to advance to the knockout stage at the 2014 FIFA World Cup without Jozy Altidore, but it could certainly use the dynamic striker in the Round of 16 when it takes on Belgium on Tuesday. One day before the big match, the Americans got a promising development from their young star. Altidore was present at USA’s training session on Monday...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Jurgen Klinsmann Should Keep Jozy Altidore on the Bench Against Belgium

Despite escaping from the Group of Death, the United States may be facing its toughest test yet in a win-or-go-home match against Belgium. No longer can the Yanks hope to be good enough, but with Belgium and probably Argentina standing in their way of advancing, the entire roster needs to play at its best. Michael Bradley is the obvious place where massive improvement is needed,...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Klinsmann 'very optimistic' Altidore can play vs. Belgium

The USA soccer team might get a boost on Tuesday when they face Belgium in the Round of 16 of the World Cup. Star player Jozy Altidore sat out the Team USA’s past two games with a hamstring injury he suffered against Ghana, but he could play Tuesday. Coach Jurgen Klinsmann told the media at the U.S. Men’s National Team Training Center on Friday that Team USA is “very optimistic”...
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jozy Altidore could return for round of 16

The United States advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup on Thursday with a 1-0 loss to Germany and a Portugal win over Ghana. Very few expected Team USA to survive the Group of Death, and their chances looked even more slim after forward Jozy Altidore went down with a hamstring injury against […]
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Altidore ruled out of Portugal game with strained hamstring

The U.S. men’s national team will be without one of its top offensive weapons Sunday, as it confirmed Thursday that striker Jozy Altidore will not play in the team’s group-play matchup with Portugal. Altidore went down Monday just 23 minutes into the U.S.’ first game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a 2-1 win over Ghana. He was stretchered off the field and later diagnosed with...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

USA 2-1 Nigeria: Altidore finally breaks his duck, are the floodgates open now?

USA 2-1 Nigeria: Altidore finally breaks his duck, are the floodgates open now? - originally posted on Klinsmann continued to experiment in the USA’s final pre-World Cup friendly, looking to see who can prove worth a place on his team-sheet in Brazil. The German has been very generous about allowing his squad a chance to show they deserve to walk out and face...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jozy Altidore scores twice in friendly

It’s nice to see Jozy Altidore end his goal-scoring drought and appear in top form in the United States’ final World Cup tune-up vs. Nigeria. The Sunderland striker scored twice on Saturday, notching goals in both halves. Here they are: [Ryan Rosenblatt's Vine & @cjzero] The post Jozy Altidore Scores Twice in USMNT’s Friendly vs. Nigeria appeared first on Diehardsport.
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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