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
Boyd returns to Germany, Gyau joins Dortmund U-23s
by Paul Kennedy, June 30th, 2014 4:43PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  americans abroad, germany

MOST COMMENTED

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Austrian club Rapid Vienna confirmed the transfer of U.S. international Terrence Boyd, a late cut for the USA's World Cup team, to German second division club Red Bull Leipzig. Meanwhile, Joe Gyau is joining Borussia Dortmund's under-23 team, Boyd's former team, from Hoffenheim for which he debuted in the Bundesliga at the end of the 2013-14 season.

The 23-year-old forward Boyd was rumored to have interest from clubs in England and Portugal after scoring 37 goals in two seasons for Rapid Vienna in all competitions. He had one year left on his contract after joining Rapid from Borussia Dortmund's U-23s.

"I want to thank Rapid and numerous fans for two outstanding years," Boyd said in a statement on the Rapid website. "Unfortunately, it did not come with a title win, but my time in this very special club was hugely important and beautiful to me. The decision to leave was not easy, because I have always felt very comfortable here, both in the club and in the city. A part of my heart will always remain green and white."

Gyau played for Hoffenheim in its 3-2 loss to Dortmund at the Signal Iduna Park. In a statement, BVB said it was "delighted to have added a versatile and pacy attacking midfielder with enormous potential to their squad."  Borussia Dortmund II plays in the German third division.

The 21-year-old Gyau played parts of the last four seasons with Hoffenheim II and St. Pauli II.

Hoffenheim signed Gyau and Charles Renken out of the U.S. residency program and parked them in the Vancouver Whitecaps residency program until they could play in Germany at the age of 18.


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
CCL: FC Dallas rewarded with record-breaking win    
FC Dallas' intensive training camp in Buenos Aires -- nine games over 10 days -- paid ...
What They're Saying: Gary Lineker    
"After all that Claudio Ranieri has done for Leicester City, to sack him now is inexplicable, ...
Video Pick: Messi-like golazo by Barcelona youth    
In UEFA Youth League play, 17-year-old Barcelona striker Jordi Mboula scored a spectacular solo goal in ...
What They're Saying: Roy Keane    
"No way Wayne Rooney should be going to China. He can still play football at the ...
What They're Saying: Josh Mitchell    
"We didn't know whether to laugh or cry. It was an incredible experience to be playing ...
MLS Camp Chatter: Atlanta United shows off weapons    
Atlanta United got goals from all three Designated Players -- including goals from Josef Martinez in ...
Sneak Peek: Union coach Curtin promises 'fun'    
Philadelphia reached the playoffs for just the second time in its history last year and exited ...
Sneak Peek: Near-miss ramps up expectations for TFC    
Less than three months after breaking through as the first Canadian team to play in the ...
Sneak Peek: Quakes seek help for Wondo    
It's been rough going for the San Jose Earthquakes since they won the Supporters' Shield in ...
CCL: More frustration for New York Red Bulls    
Playing their first game ever in the knockout stage of the Concacaf Champions League against the ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives