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USMNT's Tim Ream agrees new Fulham contract ahead of Premier League season

United States defender Tim Ream has agreed a new two-year contract with Fulham them gain promotion to the Premier League.

Ream had been entering the final year of his contract, and his new deal, announced on Friday, ties him to the club until the summer of 2020, with an option for a further season.

""I wanted to sort it out fairly quickly. It gives you the freedom and the licence to go out and focus on the football, so it's just nice to have it done," Ream said.

"The goal all along was to be in...


Tim Ream: Fulham aiming to 'prove ourselves' in Premier League after promotion

Fulham defender Tim Ream says he and his teammates are ready to "prove ourselves" in the Premier League after beating Aston Villa 1-0 in the promotion playoff final at Wembley on Saturday.

The United States international helped Fulham keep a clean sheet despite his center-back partner Denis Odoi's sending off in the 70th minute.

Ream's only Premier League experience came in 13 games for Bolton Wanderers in 2012, after he left the New York Red Bulls in MLS. And after seven season in the Championship,...

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Fulham's Tim Ream predicts 'cagey' playoff final with Aston Villa

ESPN's Alison Bender sat down with Fulham defender Tim Ream to discuss his side heading to Wembley this weekend for the Championship playoff final.
ESPN's Alison Bender met up with US and Fulham defender Tim Ream to talk about this weekend's Championship playoff final at Wembley.

Fulham's United States international defender Tim Ream expects a tight game against Aston Villa in Saturday's Championship promotion playoff final (Noon ET, ESPN+).

Ream, 30, has been with the Cottagers since 2015, spanning a stretch that has seen them go from relegation contenders to missing out on promotion last season when they were beaten 2-1 on aggregate by Reading in the playoff semifinals.

Now, thanks to a 2-1 aggregate win against Derby in this year's semis, Fulham are one win away...