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Americans Abroad

Brad Guzan 90 minutes (PK save) in Aston Villa's 3-21 FA Cup win over Blackburn
(Villa will host Brighton in fourth round Jan. 23/24)
Tim Howard 90 in Everton's 3-1 FA Cup win over Carlisle
(Everton will host Birmingham or Nottingham Forest)
Marcus Hahnemann in 18, didn't play in Wolverhampton's 1-0 FA Cup win at Tranmere
(Wolves will host Crystal Palace)
Brad Friedel didn't play for Aston Villa

Jay DeMerit 90 in Watford's 5-0 FA Cup loss at Chelsea
Frank Simek 90 in Sheffield Wednesday's 2-1 FA Cup loss to Crystal Palace
Jonathan Spector not in 18 for West Ham's 2-1 FA Cup loss to Arsenal
Clint Dempsey 90 in Fulham's 1-0 FA Cup win over Swindon Town
(Fulham will play at Accrington Stanley or Gillingham)
Maurice Edu 77 in Rangers' 1-1 tie at Celtic
(Edu entered in 13th for injured Nacho Novo)
DaMarcus Beasley not in 18 (thigh injury) for Rangers
Jozy Altidore 11 in Hull's 4-1 FA Cup loss at Wigan
Mike Grella in 18, didn't play in Leeds' 1-0 win at Manchester United
(Leeds will play at Spurs)

By Steve Goff  |  January 3, 2010; 5:05 PM ET
Categories:  Americans Abroad  
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Joy to the world, Goff is back!

Posted by: redskinsux | January 3, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

Oh thank goodness. You are back. I didn't think I could hold out much longer. Happy New Year, Goff.

Posted by: Sec131 | January 3, 2010 5:35 PM | Report abuse

I was worried that he had been locked in a "closet", because he had a concussion!

Posted by: J_S_F | January 3, 2010 6:15 PM | Report abuse

J_S_F - are you suggesting that Goffino is now "out of the closet?"

Posted by: soccerman | January 3, 2010 6:57 PM | Report abuse

Welcome back, Goff. Hope you are well rested.

Posted by: Kosh2 | January 3, 2010 7:31 PM | Report abuse

Hope you had a good vacation Goff. Glad you're back!

Happy World Cup Year to all!

Posted by: wichne | January 3, 2010 7:40 PM | Report abuse

Welcome back Steve.

Posted by: DadRyan | January 3, 2010 7:50 PM | Report abuse

Who is this Goff guy?

Posted by: delantero | January 3, 2010 8:17 PM | Report abuse

"Jay DeMerit 90 in Watford's 5-0 FA Cup loss at Chelsea"

I suppose getting shellacked now rather than later is "character building" while this summer it will be a National disgrace . .

Good to see him on the pitch, though.

Posted by: delantero | January 3, 2010 8:20 PM | Report abuse

The Grinch finally relented and brought the Goffer back! There's going to be a party in Whoville tonight!

Posted by: Modibo | January 3, 2010 8:30 PM | Report abuse

Welcome back Goff. It was a cold dark winter without you.

Also, on Demerit he apparently went off with an injury during injury time against Chelsea. I suppose that would be ironic, no?

Posted by: jake77 | January 3, 2010 8:38 PM | Report abuse

Just a note on the Aston Villa-Blackburn match. The score was actually 3-1, not 3-2. Blackburn notched its only goal at 55 minutes when Guzan dropped an inswinging corner, allowing Kalinic to pop it into the net.

Posted by: bartapest1 | January 3, 2010 8:49 PM | Report abuse

Welcome back, Goff, hope you are rested and ready to go. Here is an Americans Abroad question right from the off --
Should we be worried about Carlos Bocanegra? He was an unused sub in Rennes's last three matches before the winter break, apparently failing to unseat Romain Danze, who filled in at left back while Boca sat for yellow card accumulation.
Given that the state of the US defense is not the greatest health-wise, I can't think it would be good for el capitan to come into the World Cup short of playing time.

Posted by: mjhoya12 | January 3, 2010 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Bring back Bonesteel! lol.

Welcome back Goff

Posted by: invncbl | January 3, 2010 9:46 PM | Report abuse

What is this place and why is it part of my RSS feed?

Posted by: sitruc | January 3, 2010 9:49 PM | Report abuse

Looking forward to reading the Monday Kickaround with my coffee tomorrow. Welcome back, Steven Goff.

Posted by: eadc | January 3, 2010 10:08 PM | Report abuse

Don't forget Landon Donovan arrived in Everton on Saturday and watched the second half of Evertons 3-1 win over Carlisle.

Posted by: spikeman | January 3, 2010 11:49 PM | Report abuse

What is Donovan's kit #?

Posted by: DadRyan | January 4, 2010 1:41 AM | Report abuse

Only six more hours til Goff's next post!

Posted by: dccal | January 4, 2010 2:16 AM | Report abuse

I hope this has shown him that vacations are futile and should just let the WP pay him for his vacation time.


Posted by: J_S_F | January 4, 2010 6:58 AM | Report abuse

Welcome back, Kotter.

Posted by: fischy | January 4, 2010 8:13 AM | Report abuse

Our long, loyalist nightmare is over!

Posted by: JacobfromAtlanta-ish | January 4, 2010 9:27 AM | Report abuse

Dallas, or Frisco, is not technically in a foreign country but Edgar Castillo played there yesterday for Tigres as they lost 4-1 to Fishy Ruiz' Puebla team in their first Interliga game.

It seems unlikely the Libertadores Cup will be a part of Castillo's immediate future.

Boxscore w lineups:

Posted by: Joel_M_Lane | January 4, 2010 9:31 AM | Report abuse

Hey Steve. Hope you enjoyed your vacation.

I think being employed is a bit over-rated.

Posted by: 9Nine9 | January 4, 2010 9:32 AM | Report abuse

Spector got a lot of time v. Spurs last week but he was getting abused a little bit . . .

Posted by: OWNTF | January 4, 2010 11:52 AM | Report abuse

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