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Landon Donovan scores first Premiership goal

Posted on 28 January 2010 by ASN Staff

Everton’s on-loan attacking midfielder Landon Donovan scored his first goal for the English Premiership side in its 2-0 defeat of Sunderland yesterday, Jan. 27. The U.S. Men’s National Team stalwart has been on loan with the Merseyside club since January. His rights are still held by Major League Soccer’s LA Galaxy. Here is a video of the goal, taken from YouTube:

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Exclusive: Fafa Picault called into U-20 camp

Posted on 04 December 2009 by ASN Staff

Newly-minted U-20 international Fafa Picault (right)

Eighteen-year old Fabrice-Jean (Fafà) Picault, a forward born in New York who currently plies his trade with Italian Serie A side Cagliari Calcio, has been called into the U.S. Men’s National Team’s U-20 camp, ASN has learned. The training camp, the team’s first of the new session, will take place later this month in Florida. U.S. soccer is expected to make an announcement next week.

“I’d like to thank God and the USA staff for bringing me in,” Picault said. “It’s always the biggest honor to be called in by your country. This being my first time, I’m thrilled and looking forward to making the best of this opportunity.”

For more on Picault, read this Q&A we did with him in October.

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