RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JUNE 11: USA manager Bob Bradley looks on as Michael Bradley trains during the USA training session at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on June 11, 2010 in Rustenburg, South Africa. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
Well it's confirmed now. As many speculated and assumed after the USMNT's 4-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup finals, Bob Bradley is no longer the head coach of the national team. This decision was made, according to USSoccer.com, after Sunil Gulati, Bob Bradley and US Soccer CEO Dan Flynn met at the Home Depot Center earlier today.
Personally, I thought Bradley did a well enough job. He's certainly made some glaring mistakes (Ricardo Clark and Robbie Findley!) but I'm not sure many other coaches could have gotten the USMNT farther than the round of 16 in the 2010 World Cup either. Many American fans don't want to hear this, but Ghana is and was the better team. Bradley's loss to Mexico, however, is probably what really sealed the deal.
But now it's time to look forward. With a vacant USMNT coaching position, who do you think would be ideal to fill the role?Sound off below!
According the press release, U.S. Soccer will have another announcement on Friday.