Tim Howard

Soccer Player
Born Mar 16, 1979

Timothy Matthew "Tim" Howard is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for English club Everton and the United States national team. Howard started his career with the North Jersey Imperials before making a move to the MetroStars. His appearances soon attracted the attention of Manchester United, who signed him in 2003. He enjoyed relative success with them as they won the 2003 FA Community Shield, the 2003–04 FA Cup and the 2005–06 League Cup.… Read More

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    Guardian (UK) - May 17, 2016
  • Everton End Season On A High With 3 0 Win Against Norwich City
    Guardian (UK) - May 15, 2016
  • U.S. Continues Poor Play With 1 0 Loss To Costa Rica In Soccer Exhibition
    LATimes - Oct 14, 2015


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tim Howard.


1979 Birth Born on March 6, 1979.


1991 12 Years Old In 1991, before Howard was a teenager, Tim Mulqueen, a one-time assistant coach for the United States men's national under-17 soccer team, saw Howard's potential at a single, $25 soccer coaching session, and took Howard under his wing, offering him free soccer coaching. … Read More
1995 16 Years Old In 1995, Howard was part of the U.S. under-17 squad. … Read More
1998 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Howard was victorious in his MLS debut with the MetroStars on August 18, 1998, making five saves in a 4–1 win over Colorado at Giants Stadium (his only appearance of the year).


With the MetroStars during the 1999 MLS season, Howard made eight starts in nine contests. … Read More
2000 - 2002 3 More Events
2003 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Before leaving the MetroStars in 2003, he appeared in thirteen games and had three clean sheets as the club challenged for first place during the season’s first half.
However, in March 2004, Howard's poor parry handed a last minute goal to FC Porto, eliminating United from the UEFA Champions League. … Read More
2005 26 Years Old In the summer of 2005, Manchester United released both of his competitors for the goalkeeper position — Ricardo López Felipe and Carroll. … Read More
2006 27 Years Old Howard joined Everton on loan for the 2006–07 season and made his debut for the club against Watford on the opening day of the season.
2007 28 Years Old He signed a permanent deal with the club in February 2007 for a fee reported to be worth around £3 million. … Read More
2008 29 Years Old 1 More Event
He made his 100th appearance for Everton against West Ham United, on November 8, 2008. … Read More


Howard started the 2009–10 season with four consecutive clean sheets, including away to Portsmouth where he helped his team secure a 1–0 win and claimed the man of the match award for his performance.
2010 - 2013 5 More Events
Howard's book, The Keeper, published in 2014, describes his career and his life with Tourette syndrome and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). … Read More
…  In 2016 Howard signed to play for the MLS Colorado Rapids, and will transition to the American club after international duty. … Read More
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