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View Full Version : Strike may cause US to use replacement players in qualifiers



iceblizzard69
12-18-2004, 01:48 PM
http://soccernet.espn.go.com/feature?id=319590&cc=5739

The two sides are very far apart, and if a new deal isn't reached by Feburary 1st, the US will use replacement players in the first game of the final round of WCQs against Trinidad. If there is a strike, no player who has ever played for the national team before would play in the game, and it is likely that we would use A-League players and Players from Lower Divisions in Europe. To me, it looks like the USSF is being cheap. I don't want to see a strike, but when you look at the profits that the USSF is bringing in, our players are being underpaid.