Tim Howard

  • US goalkeeper Tim Howard to take year off from international duty August 22, 2014

    US national team goalkeeper Tim Howard says he will take a year off from international duty in order to spend more time with his family. Howard, who will continue to play in England's Premier League with Everton, has been capped 104 times by the US and was the starting goalkeeper in...
  • World Cup 2014: Goalkeepers had a ball in Brazil July 14, 2014

    Despite being a tournament labelled as the return of attack-minded football after the caution shown in South Africa four years ago, Brazil 2014 has been a platform for the world's best goalkeepers to shine. However, even those less widely recognised at club level have shone in the bright lights of...
  • Move over Chuck Norris, the Internet has crowned a new hero this week - Tim Howard July 4, 2014

    San Francisco: Move over Chuck Norris, the Internet crowned a new hero this week - that's US goalkeeper Tim Howard. The 35-year-old player became a Twitter sensation after an astounding 16 saves in the US team's match against Belgium, as the knockout stage of the World Cup continued to play...
  • World Cup 2014: USA goalie Tim Howard for US Secretary of Defence July 3, 2014

    Washington: USA goalkeeper Tim Howard, who pulled off a record-setting 16 saves in a 1-2 World Cup loss against Belgium, was momentarily named Secretary of Defence on Wikipedia as an enthusiastic fan edited the Wikipedia entry. In praise of Howard, someone changed the Wikipedia entry for Chuck Hagel to show that...
  • 'Tim Howard for President': the funniest Tim Howard memes on the internet after his stunning performance in the World Cup July 2, 2014

    USA may have lost to Belgium in last night's World Cup match, but Tim Howard's stupendous effort with 16 saves will go down in history. Belgium fired at least 27 shots against 9 from USA; however, Tim Howard stood like an immovable wall and saved most of them making it...
  • World Cup 2014: US goalkeeper Tim Howard makes record saves in a World Cup game July 2, 2014

    Salvador: Despite conceding two goals in the extra time, 35-year-old veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard from the United States was chosen the best player of the knockout match which Belgium won 2-1 and advanced to the World Cup quarter-finals. Howard made 16 crucial saves in the duel, refreshing the World Cup record...
  • As it happened: Portugal vs Ghana, USA vs Germany June 26, 2014

    Catch all the updates from both the Group G matches as Portugal take on Ghana whereas USA face Germany. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal face a sobering early World Cup exit on Thursday even if their world footballer of the year produces pyrotechnics in their final group...
  • World Cup 2014: USA counting on Tim Howard against Germany June 26, 2014

    Recife: Tim Howard rarely makes it through a game without accepting multiple celebratory embraces from relieved American team-mates. It happens almost every time the US goalkeeper launches his solid, 6-foot-3 frame to make spectacular saves - diving, leaping and even punching the ball away for difficult stops. There were a number of...
  • Seven teams to have top-level security in Brazil June 11, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: Seven out of the 32 teams which will play in the FIFA World Cup will have the highest level of security available. Brazilian Intelligence Agency Abin's assistant director Ronaldo Belham said on Tuesday that the United States is among the teams included in this special protection level. The...
  • Everton keeper Tim Howard extends contract until 2018 April 18, 2014

    London: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep the United States international on Merseyside until 2018, the Premier League club said on Thursday. Howard, 35, joined Everton on loan from Manchester United in 2006 before signing permanently the following year and has gone on to...
  • Sunderland stun Everton 1-0 in Premier League December 26, 2013

    England: Ki Sung-Yeung's first-half penalty gave last-place Sunderland a surprise 1-0 win at 10-man Everton on Thursday after goalkeeper Tim Howard was sent off for bringing down the South Korea midfielder. Ki, who is on loan from Swansea, darted into the box midway through the first half and was tackled by...
  • Everton beat Aston Villa 2-0 in Premier League October 26, 2013

    Birmingham: Romelu Lukaku won the battle of Belgian strikers Saturday, scoring to set Everton on their way to a 2-0 win at Aston Villa in the Premier League after counterpart Christian Benteke missed a first-half penalty. Benteke could have given the hosts an early lead but his eighth-minute penalty was saved...
  • Howard says Everton starting spot not in question August 8, 2013

    London: Tim Howard is sure his status as Everton's first-choice goalkeeper is secure, and doesn't feel threatened by the arrival of Joel Robles. The 23-year-old Robles of Spain was one of new manager Roberto Martinez's first signings at Goodison Park, with the pair re-united after winning the FA Cup with Wigan...
  • US are on the right track, says Klinsmann March 27, 2013

    Mexico City: Just a week ago, serious questions were being asked about whether Juergen Klinsmann was the right man to lead the United States to the World Cup finals next year in Brazil. But after following up Friday's 1-0 win over Costa Rica in snowy Denver with Tuesday's second ever...