Monday, May 11, 2009

Howard Sets Clean Sheet Record


Tim Howard etched his name into Everton's record books earlier this season and this weekend the MNT number one surpassed another mark. Howard earned his 16th clean sheet of the season in Everton's 0-0 draw with Tottenham, passing Neville Southall's previous high of 15 shutouts in one campaign.

Howard was quick to give praise to the defenders in front of him. "I'm very pleased. Pleased for the guys who battle in front of me. They are the ones that deserve the credit," said the goalkeeper to evertonTV on evertonfc.com. "I didn't have much to do at all against Tottenham and that's a testament to how those guys play. The guys have been doing it all season."

Everton manager David Moyes also had a few words to say on the record. Everton are chasing fifth place (and automatic qualificaiton for the group stage of next year's Europa League). The Toffees face West Ham Utd. next Saturday.

1 comment:

Walter said...

Well Done Howard!!! US Baby!!!