Tim Howard “accepts” that Brad Friedel did not block his move to Manchester United

Posted: December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized


The bizarre story of Brad Friedel’s alleged attempt to block Tim Howard’s 2003 move to Manchester United has taken its final twist, as Howard is asking his publisher to amend the controversial account in his new book, “The Keeper.”

Friedel was outraged at claims in Howard’s book that he did not help his fellow United States goalkeeper get a job in the Premier League because it was easier than his route. Friedel, the current Spurs backstop, demanded an apology.

[ MORE: Thierry Henry retires ]

And now Howard has “accepted” that the story wasn’t true.

In addition to making first editions of “The Keeper” a collector’s item of sorts, the statement also calls into question what sort of relationship existed between the goalkeepers that this story was never…

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