Klinsmann names World Cup roster; Donovan left off

Klinsmann names World Cup roster; Donovan left off

United States men's national team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released his 23-man roster for the 2014 World Cup, and the most glaring omission was Landon Donovan.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 3, San Jose 3

Victor Bernardez rescued a point for the San Jose Earthquakes in their opening match of the season, scoring at the death to give the club a 3-3 draw with Real Salt Lake.

MLS: Sporting KC 2, Real Salt Lake 1 (SO)

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Aurelien Collin scored in the 10th round of a shootout Saturday, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake for their second MLS Cup.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 4, Columbus 0

SANDY, Utah, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Kyle Beckerman notched a pair of goals Saturday and Real Salt Lake improved on the best record in the MLS with a 4-0 spanking of Columbus.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 2, Seattle 0

SANDY, Utah, June 23 (UPI) -- Kyle Beckerman and Robbie Findley both scored Saturday, lifting Real Salt Lake to a 2-0 win over Seattle and into the Western Conference lead.

MLS: Montreal 3, Real Salt Lake 2

MONTREAL, May 11 (UPI) -- Matteo Ferrari found the net late in stoppage time Saturday, using his first career goal to lift the Montreal Impact over Real Salt Lake 3-2.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 2, New England 1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass., May 8 (UPI) -- Olmes Garcia scored on a rebound in the 90th minute Wednesday, giving Real Salt Lake a 2-1 decision over New England.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 2, San Jose 0

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 4 (UPI) -- Alvaro Saborio scored twice in the second half Sunday, boosting Real Salt Lake to a season-opening 2-0 victory over San Jose.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 2, Portland 1

SANDY, Utah, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Fabian Espindola and Javier Morales scored Saturday and Real Salt Lake locked up a playoff spot with a 2-1 decision over Portland.

USA loses World Cup qualifier in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Luton Shelton scored on a 25-yard free kick in the 62nd minute Friday, giving Jamaica a 2-1 win over the United States in a World Cup qualifier.

MLS: Los Angeles 3, Real Salt Lake 2

SANDY, Utah, June 20 (UPI) -- Landon Donovan completed a Los Angeles comeback with his second goal in the 68th minute Wednesday, giving the Galaxy a 3-2 win over Salt Lake.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 3, Chivas USA 0

CARSON, Calif., June 17 (UPI) -- Fabian Espindola netted two goals Saturday, helping Real Salt Lake spank Chivas USA 3-0.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 2, New England 1

SANDY, Utah, May 6 (UPI) -- Alvaro Saborio's second goal of the game in the 55th minute Saturday boosted Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 victory over New England.

MLS: Real Salt Lake 3, Toronto 2

SANDY, Utah, April 29 (UPI) -- Substitute Jonny Steele scored late in stoppage time Saturday and Real Salt Lake handed Toronto FC a seventh straight loss to start the season, 3-2.

MLS: San Jose 3, Real Salt Lake 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22 (UPI) -- Chris Wondolowski and Simon Dawkins each scored in stoppage time Saturday, powering the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake.
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Kyle Beckerman
Colorado Rapids midfielder and captain Kyle Beckerman (C) pushes the ball between FC Dallas midfielder Juan Toja (L) and Arturo Alvarezat during the first half at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado on June 23, 2007. Toja scored the game's only goal in the second half as Dallas beat Colorado 1-0. (UPI Photo by Gary C. Caskey)

† Appearances (Goals).

Kyle Beckerman (born April 23, 1982 in Crofton, Maryland) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer. He is a holding midfielder and also serves as team captain.

Beckerman began his career participating in various youth leagues in the Bowie, Maryland area. He played for the United States in the 1999 Under-17 World Cup in New Zealand. After graduating from Arundel High School, he signed a Nike Project-40 contract with MLS on June 27, 2000. Beckerman however had been involved with the league for the previous few years, having been one of the inaugural students at the United States Soccer Federation's Bradenton Academy, which also featured Landon Donovan, DaMarcus Beasley, Oguchi Onyewu, and Bobby Convey.

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