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USA star who played in 1-1 draw with England now manages Gareth Bale in MLS

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By Nick Murphy

There are more than a few familiar links running through England's group at the World Cup.

For a start, the Three Lions have met Wales and the United States at major tournaments in the relatively recent past. Then there's also the curious fact that Red Dragons star Gareth Bale is managed at club level by a man who knows a thing or two about playing against England.

Bale left Real Madrid earlier this year to sign for MLS giants Los Angeles FC, joining fellow international star Giorgio Chiellini. And their coach in sunny California is none other than Steve Cherundolo.

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That name might not ring a bell immediately, but Cherundolo was a member of the USA team that secured a draw against England at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

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