Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Aston Villa FC announces travel roster for friendly in Chester

Aston Villa star Darren Bent
Chester, Pa. (The Phanatic Magazine) – Aston Villa FC has announced its traveling roster for Wednesday’s friendly against Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.

Darren Bent and U.S. internationals Brad Guzan and Eric Lichaj headline the roster.

A forward, Bent has recorded 147 goals in 350 matches throughout his career. Lichaj, meanwhile, has appeared in eight games for the U.S. Men’s National Team as a defender since joining the squad in 2010, while goalkeeper Guzan has garnered 20 caps since beginning his time with the USMNT in 2006.

Aston Villa will travel to Chicago following the match against the Union to take on the Chicago Fire on July 21 before traveling to Portland to face the Portland Timbers on July 24.


GOALKEEPERS: Shay Given, Brad Guzan, Andy Marshall

DEFENDERS: Nathan Baker, Ciaran Clark, James Collins, Richard Dunne, Eric Lichaj, Matt Lowton, Enda Stevens, Stephen Warnock

MIDFIELDERS: Barry Bannan, Samir Carruthers, Fabian Delph, Karim El Ahmadi, Gary Gardner, Chris Herd, Brett Holman, Stephen Ireland, Daniel Johnson, Charles N’Zogbia

FORWARDS: Darren Bent, Gabby Agbonlahor, Nathan Delfouneso, Andi Weimann
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