Parkhurst Called Up for Jamaica World Cup Qualifiers
Sept. 3, 2012
By Steven Wright, Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@SIDeacons)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Michael Parkhurst has been called up to the Jamaica World Cup qualifiers roster for the US Men's National Team, as announced by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Sunday.
The United States currently is tied atop Group A with Jamaica and will play the Reggae Boyz in Jamaica on September 7 and in Columbus, Ohio on September 11 at Columbus Crew Stadium.
Parkhurst has 13 caps with the Americans and most recently played in a friendly against Canada on June 3 right after seeing time in a friendly against Brazil on May 30.
Following the games with Jamaica, Parkhurst will return to FC Nordsjaelland (Denmark) to compete in the Champions League.
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa, England), Tim Howard (Everton, England), Sean Johnson (Chicago), Nick Rimando (Salt Lake)
Defenders: Carlos Bocanegra (Racing Santander, Spain), Geoff Cameron (Stoke, England), Steve Cherundolo (Hannover, Germany), Maurice Edu (Stoke, England), Clarence Goodson (Brondby, Denmark), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim, Germany), Michael Orozco Fiscal (San Luis, Mexico), Michael Parkhurst (Nordsjaelland, Denmark), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City, England)
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Salt Lake), Joe Corona (Club Tijuana, Mexico), Jermaine Jones (Schalke, Germany), Brek Shea (Dallas), Jose Torres (Pachuca, Mexico), Danny Williams (Hoffenheim, Germany), Graham Zusi (Kansas City)
Forward: Jozy Altidore (Alkmaar, Netherlands), Terrence Boyd (Rapid Vienna, Austria), Clint Dempsey (Tottenham, England), Herculez Gomez (Santos Laguna, Mexico)