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Gregg Sutton signed–as Condoul backup?

Posted on 11 March 2010 by ASN Staff

Greg Sutton in his TFC days

Red Bull New York announced today, March 11, that it has signed goalkeeper Greg Sutton. Per MLS and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“We have been impressed with Greg’s performances during his time with us in preseason,” said General Manager and Sporting Director Erik Soler. “He is a very experienced goalkeeper and will compete for a starting role.”

Sutton joins New York after three seasons playing for Toronto FC, where the Canada native made 34 appearances, including 33 starts, compiling seven shutouts and 155 saves. Prior to his time with Toronto FC, Sutton was a fixture in goal for the Montreal Impact of the USL First Division, making 132 appearances and helping the team to the a title in 2004, earning USL MVP, Goalkeeper of the Year. He was also named Impact Defensive Player of the Year.

A four-time USL-1 Goalkeeper of the Year honoree, Sutton was on the New York roster in 2000, but did not make an appearance in an MLS match. Sutton has made 16 appearances for the Canadian National Team.

Player fact file

#24 Greg Sutton
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 6-6
Weight: 215
Day of Birth: April 19, 1977 in Montreal, Canada
Hometown: Montreal, Canada
Previous Professional Club: Toronto FC (Major League Soccer)
Status: Senior International
How Acquired: Signed by New York on March 11, 2010

What do you think of the signing? Will Sutton back up Condoul or start in his place?

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