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ASN Morning Read: Jermaine Jones Has a Take

The 35-year-old midfielder has been a constant in the United States lineup for years now, and questions why the onus is always on him when the team turns in poor performances.
BY Jesse Yomtov Posted
April 04, 2017
4:52 AM
  • Jermaine Jones says he gets an unfair amount of blame when the national team struggles. "The criticism is always on me. Everybody tries it, if we lose the game, they always try to find the next guy who can play for Jermaine. It is never somebody else, it is always me,” the 35-year-old told ESPN FC.

    "And sometimes, I'll be honest, it pisses me off. I say 'Wait a minute! When we play the big tournament, I am always the best player on the field for this country,' but then, end of the day, they try to kick me out when we lose games? That is not fair, you know? I cannot change it. I know what it is."

  • U.S. Soccer announced that the June 8 qualifier against Trinidad and Tobago will be played at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Colorado:

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