Report: American ‘keeper Friedel declared bankrupt
American goalkeeper Brad Friedel has reportedly been declared
bankrupt in England over debts relating to a football academy back
The Daily Mirror says the ruling against the Aston Villa ‘keeper
was made in a Macclesfield county court on Thursday.
Friedel reportedly owes the backers of the Premier Soccer
Academies in Lorain, Ohio, about five million pounds ($8
U.S. media reported in July 2009 that Premier Soccer Academies
was being sued in the Lorain County Common Pleas Court over unpaid
loans of $7.6 million.
The Daily Mirror says repossession proceedings began last month
on a house in Ohio belonging to Friedel.