Posted on September 1, 2012
LONDON — After his superb performance in Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Norwich City on Saturday, former U.S. international goalkeeper Brad Friedel will remain as his team’s top keeper, manager Andre Vilas-Boas said.
Friedel’s play was a rare bright spot for the struggling English Premier League side at White Hart Lane. The Hotspurs played their second consecutive home tie, which did not make their supporters happy as they showered their players with boos.
There has been great speculation that Friedel’s days could be numbered at Tottenham after the club brought in French international keeper Hugo Lloris on transfer deadline day on Friday.
A standout at the 2002 World Cup, the 41-year-old Friedel was at the top of his game, making several key saves.
“It was an amazing game,” Villas-Boas told Sky Sports. “He saved us a couple of times from going 1-0 down, so he was outstanding.
“Obviously the competition increases for him but the placeis his, because he is a tremendous goalkeeper and he deserves
Categories: North America, U.S.A.
Tags: Andre Vilas-Boas, Brad Friedel, English Premier League, Hugo Lloris, Norwich City, Tottenham, White Hart Lane