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Football: Donovan joins MLS stars for AS Roma match

US all-time scoring leader Landon Donovan was added Friday to the Major League Soccer All-Star Game lineup for Wednesday's match between the US league's elite talent and AS Roma. The 31-year-old forward, who has made a strong return to form this month with the Americans in the Gold Cup event for North American nations, was selected by MLS commissioner Don Garber to replace Irish star and Los Angeles Galaxy teammate Robbie Keane, who is out with a left hip flexor strain, in the MLS lineup.

Football: Donovan, Onyewu top US line-up for Gold Cup

All-time leading scorer Landon Donovan and defender Oguchi Onyewu head the list of 23 players named in the United States squad for next month's Gold Cup, announced on Thursday by coach Jurgen Klinsmann. The Americans are seeking their fifth title in the biennial North American regional football tournament to be staged on home soil. The winners and the 2015 champions will meet to decide a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Donovan has fallen down U.S. team pecking order - Klinsmann

By Simon Evans WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Landon Donovan's return to the U.S. squad for June's World Cup qualifiers is no certainty as the country's all-time top scorer dropped down the pecking during his break from the game, coach Juergen Klinsmann said on Wednesday. Donovan has already missed World Cup qualifiers against Honduras, Costa Rica and Mexico in recent months following his decision last December to take a break from the game.

Football: Donovan hopes to return to US national team

All-time US scoring leader Landon Donovan said Thursday he wants to return to the United States squad after a four-month break from football as the Americans try to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. The 31-year-old forward worked out with his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates for the first time this year at Georgetown University two days after the 2012 Major League Soccer champions met US President Barack Obama in the White House.

Donovan targets return to U.S. national team

By Simon Evans (Reuters) - United States forward Landon Donovan, returning to football after a three-month break from the game, said on Thursday he hopes to be back with the national team for June's World Cup qualifiers. Donovan announced last December that he needed a break from the game, saying he had lost his passion and enjoyment for the sport, raising the question as to whether he would play at next year's World Cup finals in Brazil should the U.S. qualify.

Football: Donovan to return to Galaxy in late March

Landon Donovan will rejoin the defending Major League Soccer champion Los Angeles Galaxy in the last week of March, the club said on Sunday, but the striker's US national team status remains unknown. Donovan requested a leave of absence from the team after helping the Galaxy with their fourth MLS crown last December and has not played for the US team since then either as he ponders his future plans a year before the World Cup.
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