Two-time NASL champion goalkeeper joins FC Dallas
FRISCO – FC Dallas has signed goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer, the club announced today.
Maurer, 29, joined North American Soccer League side, New York Cosmos, in 2013. He was named to the NASL Best XI in 2014, after posting a 0.91 goals against average in 25 starts. Maurer started 28 games (0.93 GAA) in 2015 and 27 games in 2016, helping New York claim back-to-back NASL championships.
A native of Georgia, Maurer started 25 games for the Cosmos in 2017. He finished the season with a record of 9-5-11 and a 1.48 goals against average.
FC Dallas signed Maurer on loan for a match against Montreal on July 22. Maurer backed up FC Dallas starter Chris Seitz in the 2-1 win against the Impact while Jesse Gonzalez was on international duty with the U.S. Men’s National Team.
Full Name: Jimmy Maurer
Pronunciation: JIM-ee MAHR-er
Date of Birth: October 14, 1988
Hometown: Lawrenceville, Georgia
Birthplace: Lawrenceville, Ga.
Transaction: FC Dallas signs goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer.