Pat Summerall

APNewsBreak: Fox plans all-American World Cup broadcast crew

Fox plans to go all-American with its top broadcast crew for next year's World Cup, pairing play-by-play man John Strong in the booth with former U.S. national team players Landon Donovan and Stuart Holden.

"Soccer in our country is at a point now where I think we're ready to do that, and we have announcers and talent that are capable of bringing educated options," Holden said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. "I think it's time. I think it's time that we embrace the American voices."

They will broadcast Thursday night's World Cup qualifier between the U.S. and Trinidad and Tobago in Colorado. Strong and Holden will call Sunday's...