Cobi Jones: Let’s see how we can give back to the kids in the City of Angels

Cobi Jones, the USA’s most capped player, says going home to become director of football at the fourth-tier City of Angels FC ‘was a no-brainer’

Cobi Jones has no hesitation when asked why the United States’ most capped player would become the director of football at City of Angels FC, a fourth‑tier club founded by two Englishmen which has just finished second-bottom in the Southwest Conference.“That’s my local area – it’s where I grew up,” he says of the Angels’ San Fernando Valley locale. “It was a no-brainer when approached. You have the instant heart palpitations, going: ‘Wow!’ It’s in my neighbourhood. This is what you dream abou...