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.