Howard: The anchor on an evolving team

, 22 June, 0comments  |  Jump to most recent
As one of the survivors of Jurgen Klinsmann's overhaul of the US national team, Tim Howard is a linchpin of the team bidding to qualify for the knockout stages of the World Cup in Brazil.

Klinsmann has focused most of his attention over the last three years on changing the United States style of play, urging his players to push forward more and be comfortable in possession while overhauling the American back line. Part of his ability to do both is his faith in Howard, who is at the top of the so-called spine of the American team.

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