CHICAGO, May 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Coach Bob Bradley announced the 30-man group from which he will choose the United States' 23-player roster for this summer's World Cup.
U.S. team members are to report Saturday to Princeton, N.J., for about two weeks of workouts. Bradley must submit his final World Cup roster by June 1.
"Throughout the past three years a number of players have contributed to our journey toward South Africa and we appreciate all of their efforts," said Bradley. "We are very excited to get this group together to begin our pre-World Cup training camp as we continue to prepare for the challenge of the World Cup."
The United States opens World Cup play June 12 in a Group C match against England in Rustenburg, South Africa.
The U.S. 30-man team features forwards Jozy Altidore, Edson Buddle, Brian Ching, Robbie Findley, Herculez Gomez and Eddie Johnson.
Bradley will also choose from among goaltenders Brad Guzan, Marcus Hahnemann and Tim Howard.
The defenders on the preliminary list are Jonathan Bornstein, Carlos Bocanegra, Steve Cherundolo, Jay DeMerit, Clarence Goodson, Chad Marshall, Oguchi Onyewu, Heath Pearce and Jonathan Spector.
The midfielder group consists of DaMarcus Beasley, Alejandro Bedoya, Michael Bradley, Ricardo Clark, Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, Maurice Edu, Benny Feilhaber, Stuart Holden, Sacha Kljestan, Robbie Rogers and Jose Francisco Torres.