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Dempsey, Howard, Cameron back on US roster for qualifiers

Bruce Arena changed half the U.S. roster for his first World Cup qualifiers after replacing Jurgen Klinsmann, bringing back Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron after lengthy illness and injury layoffs.

The U.S. coach from 1998-2006, Arena returned in November after a 0-2 start in the final round of qualifying. He selected just 13 of the 26 players on Klinsmann's final roster for the first competitive matches of Arena 2.0, against Honduras on March 24 at San Jose, California, and at Panama four days later.

"If you put pencil to paper here, we go nowhere unless we come out of these games with points, and by that I mean three points or more," Arena said...

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