Ready for the big stage

May 1, 2003
By Marc Connolly
There's no question as to whether or not Brad Friedel deserved to be named to the English Premier League Team of the Year.

Even his 15 shutouts and monstrous efforts in victories over Manchester United and Arsenal -- arguably the two best teams in the world after star-studded Real Madrid -- don't speak to the excellence that the American goalkeeper displayed this past season.

Personally, I think he'd make an all-World team right now. And don't think that Kasey Keller wouldn't ...

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