Major League Soccer boss Don Garber says he is open to the idea of troubled Red Devils play maker Bastian Schweinsteiger joining the league. The 32-year old recently retired German international has been snubbed from the first team by Coach Jose Mourinho.
The Portuguese tactician has banished him to training with the Under 23 squad. This is fuelling the rumours that the player might eventually leave the club, despite earlier claims that he wouldn’t but would remain hopeful.
Tim Howard is 37 years old and he is still making appearances not only for his current club, Colorado Rapids but also for the United States national football team.
The veteran shot-stopper was recently featured in the USA national side that faced off with Trinidad and Tobago in their final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match which saw the American team claiming a 4-0 triumph.
Tim Howard has been identified as the reason behind the exit of Zac Macmath from Colorado Rapids as he was unsure of a starting place.
Macmath was jittery as soon as the deal of Tim Howard was announced as he knew the club couldn’t buy the player for such amount and keep him on the bench. The coach Pablo Mastroeni liked the players fighting for their shirt but he knew the quality of Howard.
Former Everton number one goal stopper Tim Howard helped Colorado Rapids past Sporting Kansas City as they won by a lone goal.
The 1-0 win extends the club’s franchise-record unbeaten streak to 14 games now. The club hasn’t lost any game since April and Marlon Hairston ensured they kept that record.
Hairston came on into the game in the 62nd minute for Marco Pappa got the ball from Dillon Powers and sent it to the top right corner. The game makes the third for Tim Howard in the Major League Soccer since 2003 when he left. He spent 13 years in England with his last decade at Everton FC. However, he was relegated to second choice at the Copa America tournament in the United States team but has found his form back with the American club.
Former Everton and Manchester United goalkeeper Tim Howard has expressed his delight at being able to return to the MLS – a league where it all began for him more than a decade ago.
The 37-year-old recently signed for Colorado Rapids and is expected to make his debut for his new club in the game against Portland Timbers. The goalkeeper says that he cannot wait for his debut. When asked about the reason for continuing to play at the top level even at 37, Howard claimed that he was scared about the fear of failure.
Tim Howard supports Brad Guzan in goal for the United States at the continental tournament despite not being at the goal post.
The fans of the United States hoping to relive the memories from the 2014 World Cup but would be disappointed as Howard is there as a backup Brad Guzan.
For many years, Howard has been the first choice while Brad Guzan the backup but the roles have now been reversed. With both of them coming off disappointing seasons in England, Guzan was made the first choice as Howard had to change clubs requiring resettlement to the States.
On picking Guzan, Coach Jurgen Klinsmann told MLS Ssoccer:
“Tim Howard finished a huge, huge chapter in his career with Everton Football Club. He’s always going to be a legend for Everton, and he did wonderful things with that club.
Goalkeeper Tim Howard has tried to take the responsibility for the club’s poor form this season by claiming that Everton manager Roberto Martinez is not responsible.
The American International goalkeeper will be leaving the club in the summer after agreeing a deal with Colorado Rapids of the MLS. This will see him return to the North American soccer after more than a decade in English football with the likes of Manchester United and Everton. He has signed a 3 ½ year contract with the MLS outfit that will see him join midway through the 2016 MLS campaign.
Thomas Vermaelen has been one of the biggest disappointments for Barcelona ever since the Belgian international came to the club in 2014.
He arrived for a reasonably high transfer fee of €15 million, but he has managed only 21 appearances in all competitions for the club in the last two years. More worryingly, the bulk of these appearances came in the current campaign with Vermaelen spending almost the entire 2014-15 season on the sidelines. He does not seem to be completely free from injuries, as he has once again spent the last few weeks on the sidelines.
Major League Soccer outfit New York Red Bulls center back Karl Ouimette was carried off the Saturday game after an attack from another player.
Ouimette was stretchered off the field in the game and USL took action as the reserve side Red Bulls II player was kicked from behind by Pittsburgh Riverhounds forward and Jamaican international Romeo Parkes.
The MLS is generally considered to be a league where senior players go to and spend the last few years of their career.
This is what has occurred with high-profile performers such as: Ricardo Kaka, Thierry Henry and Alessandro del Piero just to name a few of the more renown players that have opted to switch to the American League after having reached the age of 30+.
Tim Howard has been performing for Everton since 2007 and ever since joining the English club, he has played a huge role for the club as he nailed the goal-keeping position and in every single season, Howard was the undisputed shot-stopper of Everton but things have recently been changing as he has dropped down in the pecking order of the team.
Joel Robles has turned into the main goal-keeper of Everton and it has forced Tim Howard on having to settle with a place on the sidelines.