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Brad Davis and Tally Hall called into U.S. national team training camp

Brad Davis and Tally Hall called into U.S. national team training camp

Jan 6, 2014

Houston Dynamo midfielder Brad Davis and goalkeeper Tally Hall have been called into the January U.S. national team training camp by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, it was announced today.

The duo will begin at the National Training Center in Carson, Calif. from January 6-12 before traveling to the national team’s base camp for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in São Paulo, Brazil from January 13-25. The team will then return to Carson for a final week of training before a friendly match against the Korea Republic on February 1 at the Stub Hub Center (4 p.m. CT; ESPN2/WatchESPN/UniMas).

Davis, 32, has earned twelve caps with the U.S. men’s national team, including five appearances in qualifying for the 2014 World Cup. Davis provided two assists in the United States’ final qualifying match against Panama to secure a first place finish in the region. Davis recorded four goals and led the Dynamo with nine assists in 26 games in 2013. The St. Charles, Mo. native was named an MLS All-Star for the sixth time in 2013.

Hall, 28, received hisfirst national team call-up in January of last year and was called up again for the United States’ World Cup Qualifying match against Jamaica on June 7. He has yet to see any game action in an international match. Hall played every minute of every game for the Dynamo in 2013, recording 14 wins and nine shutouts en route to being named Dynamo MVP.

Both players will rejoin the Dynamo’s preseason training following the national team camp and friendly match. The Dynamo kick off the 2014 MLS regular season on March 8 against the New England Revolution at BBVA Compass Stadium. Season tickets for 2014 areavailable now at www.HoustonDynamo.com or by calling (713) 276-GOAL.

 

U.S. ROSTER BY POSITION

GOALKEEPERS (4): Tally Hall (Houston Dynamo), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

DEFENDERS (9): Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC) Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy), Clarence Goodson (San Jose Earthquakes), Michael Harrington (Portland Timbers), Chris Klute (Colorado Rapids), Chance Myers (Sporting Kansas City), Seth Sinovic (Sporting Kansas City), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders FC)

MIDFIELDERS (9): Eric Alexander (New York Red Bulls), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Mix Diskerud (Rosenborg), Benny Feilhaber (SportingKansas City), Luis Gil (Real Salt Lake), Dax McCarty (New York Red Bulls), Shane O’Neill (Colorado Rapids), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)

FORWARDS (4): Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Eddie Johnson (D.C. United), Mike Magee (Chicago Fire), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

 

ABOUT THE HOUSTON DYNAMO

The Houston Dynamo are a Major League Soccer club that has won two MLS Cup championships and four conference championships in its first seven seasons and qualified to represent the United States in international competition six times, including the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League. The team currently trains at the Houston Methodist Champions’ Field at Houston Sports Park (HSP), the premier training facility in Southeast Texas, and plays at BBVA Compass Stadium in downtown Houston. For more information, log on to www.HoustonDynamo.com or call (713) 276-7500.

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