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How USA are preparing to challenge for World Cup success in 2026, explains ex-Northern Ireland striker Martin Paterson


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United States' defender Sergino Dest (L) celebrates with team mates after scoring against Jamaica last week.

United States' defender Sergino Dest (L) celebrates with team mates after scoring against Jamaica last week.

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United States' defender Sergino Dest (L) celebrates with team mates after scoring against Jamaica last week.

"I think they are really optimistic. If they can keep it down to three, I think they will be delighted."

Martin Paterson makes sure his American colleagues on the Fort Lauderdale CF coaching team are within ear shot as he jokingly tries to predict the Northern Ireland v USA friendly.

The Americans are, however, finally getting serious about football.


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