U.S. Soccer Takes Its Reclamation Project on the Road

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U.S. Soccer Takes Its Reclamation Project on the Road

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PANAMA CITY—It is tempting after a 6-0 beatdown of Honduras Friday night to declare the good ship U.S. Soccer upright and seaworthy once again.

For five years, Jurgen Klinsmann rarely wasted an opportunity to criticize American-bred players and the sporting culture that produced them, or to push veterans into new roles or positions, regardless of whether they were comfortable with them. For the past four months, the re-hired Bruce Arena has been doing almost exactly the opposite: He tells players exactly what roles he…

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