Canadian goalkeeper James Pantemis was honoured Thursday for his acrobatic save at the Toulon Tournament in June The 21-year-old from Kirkland, who plays for the Montreal Impact, earned the 2018 Allstate Canadian National Teams Good Hands Award. His save came in the 41st minute with Canada leading Japan 1-0 at the youth tournament in France.
Clint Irwin is returning to the Colorado Rapids and the move was made official Friday afternoon. “We are happy to welcome Clint Irwin back to Colorado,” said Rapids EVP & general manager, Padraig Smith. “He is a talented goalkeeper who knows this team and city well.” After one season in the Canadian Soccer League and
Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced that the club has signed goalkeeper Sean Melvin. Melvin will join the club’s MLS roster upon receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITCO. Melvin is the second Vancouver Island native to sign with Whitecaps FC , following in the footsteps of fellow Residency graduate goalkeeper Simon Thomas. “I’m really excited to
Houston Dynamo shotstopper Tyler Deric has been suspended by MLS soccer after being arrested in connection to an alleged domestic incident last week. Deric, the reigning MLS Player of the Month, was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor assault in connection to an alleged domestic incident, according to court documents. The 29-year-old is accused of “unlawfully, intentionally and
USA GOALKEEPER TIM HOWARD STILL CHASING GREATNESS AT 38 The shot-stopper is one of the oldest players in the world still playing for club and country, and as tough a challenge as it is, he still loves it SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Tim Howard has played more than 600 competitive matches for club and country over
D.C. United has signed former Columbus Crew keeper Steve Clark, the MLS side announced Thursday. The 31-year-old joins United after a stint with Danish side AC Horsens. As a free agent, Clark was available to sign with United following last week’s MLS trade and transfer deadline. A finalist for 2014 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year
Andre Blake is once again nominated for the MLS keeper of the Year award, aiming to become the first back-to-back winner in the award’s history. Blake’s 2016 set career highs across the board, posting six shutouts and making 99 saves, many of which were highlight reel saves. He had a 1.56 goals against average and
When Canadian goalkeeper Stephanie Labbe returned home from the Olympics last summer, everyone wanted to see her bronze medal. It became a constant refrain: Where’s the medal? For me the first little bit of it was surreal: right after the Olympics, going to so many appearances and everyone wanted to see the medal. It was
We all know that Nick Rimando is considered to be the king of saving penalty kicks in MLS circles, and rightly so. Famously, he saved two penalties in the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals while with D.C. United, stopping Jay Heaps and Clint Dempsey while Steve Ralston missed his penalty. Those stops helped D.C. reach MLS Cup and ultimately lift the trophy. Five years
The Real Monarchs’ explosive young goalkeeper is getting his shot with the first team. Real Salt Lake has signed Connor Sparrow, 23, the team announced Monday. The move comes after former third-string goalkeeper Lalo Fernandez signed with the Liga MX club Tigres UANL last week and before the MLS roster freeze takes effect Friday evening.