Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Eddie Lewis signs with EPL's Derby
August 20th, 2007 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  england

MOST COMMENTED

U.S. winger Eddie Lewis has left third-tier Leeds United for Derby County of the English Premier League, where he'll join 22-year-old American midfielder Benny Feilhaber, who arrived in the offseason from Hamburg SV. Lewis has been playing in England since 2000, but made only one Premier League appearance, in 2002 with Fulham. The 33-year-old made 111 appearances for Preston Northend (2002-05) and 85 for Leeds (2005-07) in the League Championship (second tier).

Leeds came close to EPL promotion in 2006, falling in the playoffs to Watford. But Leeds was relegated to the third-tier (League One) after the 2006-07 season. Lewis played in one league game and one League Cup game this season before the Derby transfer.

Feilhaber has yet to see action for Derby, which won promotion to the EPL last season through the League Championship playoffs.

Derby is winless this season with two losses and a tie.

Lewis played for the USA at the 2002 and 2006 World Cups. He has 73 caps and eight goals for the USA.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Dwight Yorke    
"I couldn't quite believe what was happening. I have lost count of the number of times ...
U.S. Abroad: Brooks' Hertha holds Bayern    
John Brooks' Hertha Berlin was seconds away from beating Bayern Munich when Robert Lewandowski scored to ...
USA loses opener of U-20 World Cup qualifying     
The USA's qualifying campaign for the 2017 U-20 World Cup started poorly when it fell, 1-0, ...
USL: John Harkes is fired as FC Cincinnati coach    
FC Cincinnati is one the feel-good stories of recent years, a team that caught fire in ...
What They're Saying: Jakson Follmann    
"It's not for me to stay stuck in a corner, sad and begging for my leg, ...
MLS Focus: Homegrown players face stiff competition    
The 2017 season marks the 10th year of MLS's Homegrown program. Two rookies -- Ian Harkes ...
Datebook: D.C. United to hold groundbreaking on Feb. 27    
D.C. United will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for 20,000-seat Audi Field on Feb. 27 after it ...
MLS Moves: Stertzer parlays trial into NYCFC contract    
Known more for blockbuster deals rather than shrewd signings of role players, New York City FC ...
What They're Saying: Dax McCarty    
"Thank you for the 2 most successful seasons in club history. Don't let the door hit ...
MLS Preseason: Revs encouraged by Kouassi's brief debut    
A long, long wait for Xavier Kouassi ended Wednesday when he started and played 17 minutes ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives