Goalie Friedel of US, 41, signs new Tottenham deal

American goalkeeper Brad Friedel has signed up for another

season with Premier League club Tottenham at age 41.

Tottenham says Friedel has signed a new contract through 2014.

He joined the London club in June 2011.

They agreed to the deal even though Friedel’s place in the

starting lineup for league matches is no longer guaranteed since

Hugo Lloris joined the club from Lyon in August.

Friedel’s run of 310 consecutive matches in England’s top

division, stretching back to May 2004, came to an end in


Friedel made 82 appearances for the United States. He played for

the Columbus Crew, Galatasaray and Brondby before moving to England

in 1997 to join Liverpool. He spent eight years at Blackburn, then

three years at Aston Villa before joining Tottenham.