Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Kasey Keller's career back on track
August 24th, 2007 7AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england

MOST COMMENTED

Kasey Keller, who has had the longest stint in European leagues for an American player, has signed with English Premier League club Fulham. The 37-year-old Keller, a member of the USA's 1990, 1998, 2002 and 2006 World Cup squads, began his pro career with English second-tier club Millwall in 1991. He has played 364 league games in England for Millwall, Leicester, Tottenham and Southampton, had a two-year stint with Spanish La Liga club Rayo Vallecano, and spent the last two-and-half seasons German First Division club Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Gladbach was relegated at the end of last season and did not re-sign Keller, who played for the USA this summer at the Gold Cup and Copa America, upping his cap total to 102.

At Fulham he joined fellow Americans Clint Dempsey, Carlos Bocanegra and Brian McBride.

Keller's acquisition by Fulham was spurred by an injury to starting keeper Antti Niemi.

"I'm delighted that Kasey has joined us, and I'm sure he'll be a great addition to the squad," said Fulham coach Lawrie Sanchez. "Obviously, with Antti being injured, it was important we added some strength and depth in that area, and Kasey is a proven professional with impeccable international credentials

"It's vital we have cover in all areas throughout the squad, and I think he will be a valuable asset to us over the course of the season."

Keller says he is delighted at the opportunity to show what he can do again at the top level in English football.

"It's fantastic to be back in the Premier League after a couple of years' absence," Keller said.



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
No Giovani dos Santos in Mexico squad    
Just weeks after joining the LA Galaxy, Giovani dos Santos is out of the team under ...
USA and Mexico will split Rose Bowl tickets    
When the USA played Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final at the Rose Bowl, the ...
What They're Saying: FIFA statement    
"The growth of football and the increased participation levels in the U.S. have been tremendous and ...
RSL promotes Waibel, moves Zarkos into soccer operations    
With the exit of general manager Garth Lagerwey to Seattle at the end of the 2014 ...
Chicago Fire completes Maloney transfer    
Scottish midfielder Shaun Maloney is headed back to England, ending one of the shorter Designated Player ...
Canada calls up nine MLS players to face Belize     
Forward Cyle Larin heads a list of nine MLS players chosen by Canada head coach Benito ...
NASL Roundup: Rowdies hand the reins to Stuart Campbell    
After serving one game as Tampa Bay Rowdies interim coach in the wake of the firing ...
Spirit and FCKC headed to NWSL playoffs after 0-0 tie    
With two weekends left in the NWSL's third season, the suspense is over. Seattle Reign FC ...
What They're Saying: Klaus Allofs    
"We had to take it seriously. Finally we decided to start negotiations with City." -- VfL ...
Video Pick: A James-to-Isco golazo in Real Madrid practice    
Real Madrid's Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez shows how he delivers the ball and watch how flying ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives