Thursday, January 29, 2009

Hesmer asked back to U.S. Men's National Team training camp

This time, it's got to be for real for William Hesmer.

The MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew goalkeeper was invited to the U.S. Men's Soccer National Team training camp for the second time this month. Hesmer, who everyone should know by now is a Wilson native and Hunt High graduate, participated in training camp earlier this month but did not make the roster for the United States' international friendly match with Sweden on

This time Hesmer is one of 20 players summoned by U.S. head coach Bob Bradley back to The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., for nine days of training before the team departs for Columbus, Ohio, where it will take on Mexico on Feb. 11. That game, the United States' first match of the final round of qualifying for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, will be broadcast on ESPN2.

I know this is an important match but I'd love to see William get his shot at playing for the U.S. team, especially since the game's in Columbus. Chicago Fire goalkeeper Jon Busch, who made the roster for the Sweden game but didn't play, is also back in camp.

Here's the entire article from USSoccer.com.

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