Chasing Zero: Brad Friedel Served Every Step Towards Hall Of Fame Induction

As Senior VP for Business Operations for NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, Tim Harris would normally be the front and center at the Staples Center to take LeBron James' home debut. However, he chose to fly to North Texas instead of attending Saturday 2018 the induction ceremony at the National Soccer Hall of Fame, where he introduced his old friend Brad Friedel, a member of Hallen's latest class of honorees and a former student in his past life as goalkeeper coach at UCLA.

Harris's choice says much about the relationship between the two and the respect that Friedel earned almost every step of his career that led him from a quiet childhood outside of Cleveland to the star chamber at UCLA, Columbus Crew SC and a number of leading European clubs in Addition to a glittering American country career, breaking records and winning a wealth of prizes along the way.

Friedel on Tottenham Hotspurs

Former Tottenham Hotspurs goalkeeper Brad Friedel believes that the London team can win the title this season. He said that it has not been a good start to the season for the Spurs but he feels that they have managed to steady the ship in the past two weeks.

He said that there is so much expectation on the team nowadays and that it is normal that this can affect some of the players. He said that many of the Tottenham Hotspurs players have returned late from the World Cup and this is maybe the reason why they have had a slow start to the season.

Friedel proud of achievement

The New England Revolution head coach Brad Friedel is proud of what his team has achieved so far this season and said that he wants to see his players progressed even further. Brad Friedel is only in his first season at the head of the club and has already made a good impression on different pundits.

He said that he is happy to have started his managerial career with the New England Revolution and that he is looking for more successes. He said that he has been preparing himself for his coaching role since 2011 while he was still playing in the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspurs.
The former US national goalkeeper said that he has had the chance to work under the greatest minds in world football such as Graeme Souness, Mark Hughes, and Martin O’Neill. He said that he has learned a lot from these managers and it is this experience that is helping him in his career with the New England Revolution.

Brad Friedel Not Ready to Allow Complacency at New England

New England Revolution have been able to get a consistent set of results under the management of Brad Friedel, who is just experiencing life as a manager for the first time. The former Tottenham and Blackburn goalkeeper took over as the manager of New England back in November. He has been able to witness the Reds possessing a record of 7-4-6. As a result, the Revolution find themselves in a comfortable player spot in the Eastern Conference and they have not been troubled much. The stability is quite apparent even on the training ground, but there is a danger of this stability turning into a complacency.

Friedel is aware of the problem and he says that the squad should not let complacency creep in at any point in the campaign.Even though New England’s home form has been much better compared to their away results,Friedel says that the team are not happy at dropping points on the road or at home. A remarkable 21 out of the 28 points picked up my New England so far in the campaign have been at home. The club has struggled when it comes to away games and this will be an area of concern for the manager. However, this poor away form is not a feature of Friedel’s tenure at the club as it has been in place for the last couple of seasons.

Brad Friedel on Team USA

Former United States goalkeeper Brad Friedel believes that there are brighter days ahead for the national team. He believes that there are some good players coming through the youth team and that this will provide a good pool of players for the national team in the future years.

He said that there has been plenty of criticism geared towards the development system after the United States failed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia but for him this is unfair. He believes that the system is working well and that whoever is named as the new coach of the senior side will have a lot of talented young players to choose from.

Brad Friedel Wants New England To Close Out Games Better

New England Revolution suffered a major disappointment after letting slip a two-goal lead against Vancouver Whitecaps. Both teams had in decent form coming into the game but it was Brad Friedel’s team that had the best start. The visitors raced to a 2-0 lead just after half-time and it seemed that they would be heading for the first away victory in three matches. However, it was not to be the case with Vancouver staging an impressive comeback. The game finished as a 3-3 draw and it piled up on the disappointment for New England.

Friedel is in his first job as the manager at a club. The former Tottenham and Blackburn goalkeeper has had an indifferent start to his first managerial job, as New England have been unable to string together a consistent set of results. This is down to a weak defence.

Brad Friedel Admits Revolution Are Only At 70% In Terms Of Fitness

New England Revolution manager Brad Friedel is still not entirely happy with the fitness levels of his squad, even with the season a couple of matches. Brad Friedel is in his first major role as a manager after taking over at the Revolution for the 2018 MLS campaign. However, the former Tottenham and Blackburn goalkeeper has made a disastrous start in his new role. The team has picked up just one win in three league matches, although they are unbeaten in the last two.


The Revolution made a losing start to the season after a poor loss against Philadelphia Union in the first match. Even though the last two matches have been at home in New England, the games at the Gillette stadium have not provided the team with enough three points. After the recent with New York City, Brad Friedel admitted that his team was maybe only at 70% of the fitness levels that he likes to have in the setup.

Revolution Manager Brad Friedel Speaks about First Managerial Job

New England Revolution manager Brad Friedel claims that he has learned a lot from the game over his extended career as a goalkeeper. The 46-year-old played for the likes of Blackburn and Tottenham during a lengthy career, which primarily saw him play his football in the Premier league.

After recently returning back to the United States, Friedel has been expressing an interest in the coaching side of things. He received his first major break as the manager of the under 19 United States team. Now, he has just been appointed as the coach of New England Revolution, who had a pretty mediocre 2017 MLS campaign.

The lack of experience has been cited as a concern for New England Revolution ahead of the 2018 campaign. However, Friedel says that he has gained an impressive knowledge of managing the game over the course of his two decade long career. Since starting out in 1994, Friedel made the switch to European football in 1995 with Galatasaray. Even though he briefly returned to the United States for a spell with Columbus Crew, he is largely known for his time in English football with the likes of Liverpool, Blackburn, Aston Villa, and Tottenham. Since his retirement in 2015, he has been working with a lot of coaches too. After having played under several top coaches in his career, Friedel says that he will look to transfer the experience into the MLS.

Brad Friedel takes over in New England

Brad Friedel has taken over the head-coaching job at New England Revolution in the MLS and is the first management role of his career for the 46-year-old.

The former USA, Aston Villa, and Blackburn goalkeeper took over the reins earlier this week having been coach for the United States under-19 team.

Mauricio Pochettino disappointed with Swansea City draw

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that his disappointment after the club were held to a goalless draw by Swansea City at Wembley.


The north London giants brushed aside Borussia Dortmund by a 3-1 scoreline in a Champions League game at the national stadium in midweek, but they are still searching for an elusive league win in their temporary home.

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