Freddy AduGhanaian-born American star Freddy Adu failed to land a deal at English Championship side Blackpool after failing to impress on a three-week trial. The 24-year-old was hoping to convince Blackpool boss Barry Ferguson to hand him a permanent contract at the Bloemfield Road but he could not impress during his trial period.Adu starred in two closed-door fixtures for Blackpool...
Ten years after bursting on to the scene in Major League Soccer, Freddy Adu is now training and on trial with Blackpool in the Skybet Championship.
“I love football in England. In America, all we watch is football in England. It’d be a dream come true to play here some day. I don’t know when that’ll be, but I’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen.”
During the following...
Blackpool caretaker boss Barry Ferguson has confirmed he is monitoring American Freddy Adu during a trial spell at Bloomfield Road.
The 24-year-old forward is available as a free agent following his release by Brazilian outfit Bahia in November.
He travelled with the Seasiders for their clash at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday and will continue to train with the first-team squad....
The Philadelphia Union has reached a contract termination by mutual consent with star midfielder Freddy Adu.
Adu, who finalized the agreement on Monday, has signed with Esporte Clube Bahia, a Brazilian club, and the Union, in turn, acquired veteran Brazilian midfielder Jose Kleberson on loan from the same team.
Kleberson, 33, was on Brazil's winning team in the 2002 World Cup...
Th short rise and fall of Freddy Adu
At just fourteen-years-of-age, Ghanaian-born American youngster Freddy Adu was dubbed the ‘New Pele’.
He was tipped for big things and just before his fifteenth birthday, he signed a contract with Major League Soccer (MLS) Side D.C United.
It is of course, Freddy Adu.
Nine years on and the ‘New Pele’ has been to Europe (Failed) and has...
Freddy Adu‘s long, strange journey as a professional soccer player is about to take another twist.
The Philadelphia Union outcast is close to completing a transfer to Brazilian club Esporte Clube Bahia (better known as “Bahia”). He will travel to Brazil this week to finalize the move, according to Soccer By Ives.
Clubs in South Korea, Japan, Mexico and Australia were reportedly...
ON THE MOVE
Is Freddy Adu headed to play in Brazil? After playing for the Philadelphia Union, the 23-year-old could be headed to South America.
In Sunday MLS action, Philadelphia Union star Freddy Adu receive a yellow card of the match when he was called for diving in the NY Red Bulls penalty box near the end of the first half. Since it was Adu's second yellow card, he received a red card and was sent off for the rest of the match.
Based on the video, it appeared that Adu lost his balance after trying to dribble...
Major League Soccer player Freddy Adu will train with Rayo Vallecano with an eye to joining the Spanish club.
Rayo sporting director Felipe Minambres says Adu, who plays for the Philadelphia Union in the North American league, will train with Rayo for 12 days starting Friday.
Adu, who has played for the United States national team, confirmed his trip to Spain through his Twitter...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2011
Freddy Adu is set to become the latest young Major League Soccer star to head to Europe for some extra off-season training, though he will be the first to be heading to Spain to do so.
Adu will be joining Spanish side Rayo Vallecano for a two-week training stint, sources told FOX Soccer on Tuesday.
Adu, 22, joined the Philadelphia Union last summer, and just recently completed...