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U.S. national soccer team news & notes

By Steve Goff

norwegianplayer.jpgHas Bob Bradley called up a 20-year-old Norwegian midfielder with an American mother for the friendly against South Africa next week? This Norwegian site says it's in the works. The USSF wouldn't comment, other than to say that the U.S. roster will be unveiled Thursday. Mikkel Diskerud plays for Stabaek and has made appearances for Norway and U.S. junior teams. On Stabaek's official roster, he is known simply as "Mix."

Americans abroad:
Tuesday
D Carlos Bocanegra 90 minutes in Saint-Etienne's 2-0 loss at Auxerre (French League Cup)

F Conor Doyle in 18, didn't play in Derby's 2-0 win at Ipswich
D Frank Simek 90 in Carlisle's 3-1 win over Crewe
F Mike Grella 66 for Carlisle

Wednesday
GKs Brad Friedel, Brad Guzan, D Eric Lichaj and Aston Villa vs. Blackpool
MF Clint Dempsey, F Eddie Johnson and Fulham at Chelsea
D Jonathan Spector and West Ham vs. West Brom
GK Tim Howard and Everton vs. MF Stuart Holden and Bolton
GK Marcus Hahnemann and Wolves vs. Arsenal
MF Maurice Edu and Rangers vs. Hibernian
F Jozy Altidore and Villarreal vs. Ejido (Copa del Rey)
D Oguchi Onyewu and AC Milan vs. Palermo
MF Sacha Kljestan and Anderlecht at Westerlo
MF Benny Feilhaber and Aarhus vs. Midtjylland (Danish Cup)

By Steve Goff  | November 10, 2010; 9:43 AM ET
Categories:  Americans Abroad, U.S. men's national team  | Tags:  U.S. national team  
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Comments

Love that he goes by Mix

Posted by: JacobfromAtlanta-ish | November 10, 2010 10:31 AM | Report abuse

I hope he gets a call. He's a young midfielder who starts in the Norwegian league. His league season is over. With limited options for this match, why not?

Posted by: PeteO1 | November 10, 2010 10:45 AM | Report abuse

People have been urging Bradley to Mix it up.

Posted by: OWNTF | November 10, 2010 12:13 PM | Report abuse

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