US Soccer fires men's national coach Bob Bradley

US Soccer fires men's national coach Bob Bradley

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FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, United States coach Bob Bradley watches his team during the second half of a Gold Cup soccer match against Guadeloupe in Kansas City, Kan. Bradley has been fired as head coach of the U.S. men's national team after five years, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced Thursday, July 28, 2011. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

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Associated Press

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 2:15 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 28 at 3:44 PM

CHICAGO (AP) -- Bob Bradley has been fired as head coach of the U.S. men's national team after five years.
  
The announcement came Thursday from U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati.
  
The U.S. is coming off a poor showing in the Gold Cup, including a stunning 2-1 loss to Panama and a 4-2 loss in the championship game against Mexico.
  
Bradley was chosen as coach in January 2007 and went 43-25-12 overall. He helped the lead the team to the Round of 16 of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
 

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