DC United have confirmed that Earl Edwards Jr. has been re-signed for the 2020 season. With Bill Hamid and Chris Seitz at the club already, he will provide good cover for when the inevitable phone call for Bill as he gets called up to the USMNT.
Spending the majority of 2019 with Loudoun United, making 16 appearances and 3 clean sheets, no doubt he will spend the majority of 2020 there and be called upon into the 1st team when required.
Player: Earl Edwards Jr.
Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
Country: United States
Previous Club: Orlando City SC
Transaction: United re-sign goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr., through 2020.
D.C. United have re-signed goalkeeper Earl Edwards Jr., through the 2020 season. Edwards originally joined the Black-and-Red from Orlando City SC on Dec. 19, 2018.
“Earl impressed us in his first season with the club and we’re excited to re-sign him ahead of the 2020 season,” Dave Kasper, D.C. United General Manager and VP of Soccer Operations, said. “He has the size, athleticism and shot-stopping ability to be a good goalkeeper in this league. At 27-years-old, he is still young as a professional goalkeeper and we look forward to him continuing to develop and improve in 2020.”