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USMNT great Tim Howard to play for USL club Memphis he co-owns

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Retirement did not last long for former U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard, who will play for the United Soccer League team that he co-owns.

The 40-year-old former Everton standout announced Wednesday that he will be on the field this season for Memphis 901 in the second-tier USL League Championship, pending league and U.S. Soccer Federation approval. He retired last October at the end of the MLS season, his last with the Colorado Rapids.

"Since my retirement in October, my obsession for football...

Ex-U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard named Memphis 901 sporting director

Former United States international goalkeeper Tim Howard has been named sporting director at Memphis 901 FC, the USL club announced Wednesday.

"Tim has been integral to our pursuit of excellence," Memphis principal owner Peter Freund said in a team release. "There is no one who cares more deeply about this organization, this soccer community and its future more than Tim does."

The move represents Howard's first foray into a front-office position since he retired as a player in October. He was already...

Source: Tim Howard set to be named GM of USL Championship side Memphis 901

Former United States goalkeeper Tim Howard is set to be named general manager of USL Championship side Memphis 901, a source with knowledge of the situation confirmed to ESPN.

The Athletic was the first to report Howard's appointment, which will be made official after the start of the new year when his MLS contract expires. Memphis just completed its inaugural season in the USL Championship, finishing in 15th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 9-18-7.

The move represents Howard's...