MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Former U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a job with Memphis 901 FC, the United Soccer League team in which he already has a stake as a part owner.
Memphis announced the move Wednesday. It is unclear Howard will take a paycheck.
But president Craig Unger says Howard brings knowledge and experience to the job that can’t be replicated.
Howard played 13 years in the English Premier League and also had 121 caps with the U.S. national team. He will work full-time helping pick players, while also developing approaches for both the club and technical staff. Memphis has nine players returning from its inaugural season.
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