Academy goalkeeper James Donaldson called up to United States U-15 men's youth national team


Atlanta United Academy product James Donaldson was called up to the United States U-15 men's youth national team by head coach Tom Heinemann, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.

The Woodstock native is part of a 24-player roster for the Vlatko Markovic Tournament that will be held in Northern Croatia.

The roster features players from 12 Major League Soccer clubs, led by five from the New York Red Bulls and three from LA Galaxy. Donaldson is the only representative from Atlanta.

Twelve players, including Donaldson, have appeared in all four U-15 MYNT training camps so far this cycle, while three have earned their first call-up to the squad. Eighteen return from the USA’s last gathering, a 24-player camp in Atlanta last month.

The United States will face Croatia, England and Morocco May 15-17 and play a placement match on May 19. See the full schedule below.

Congratulations James! 🧤 Your soccer family in Atlanta will be cheering you on! 🔴 ⚫

United States U-15 men's youth national team schedule
USA vs. Croatia
May 15
11:30 a.m. ET
Stadion Varteks (Varazdin, Croatia)
USA vs. England
May 16
5:30 a.m. ET
SRC Trate (Nedelisce, Croatia)
USA vs. Morocco
May 17
5:30 a.m. ET
SRC Trate (Nedelisce, Croatia)
USA vs. TBD - Placement Game
May 19
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