PARSIPPANY — Bobby Edwards signed a professional soccer contract with Portadown F.C. in Northern Ireland.
The 23-year-old, 6’6”, former New York Red Bulls U23 keeper, joined the Championship club on a one year deal subject to international clearance.
New Jersey-born Edwards has also played for Monmouth University, Mount St Mary’s University in Maryland and SC United Bantams of South Carolina.
Portadown assistant boss David Miskelly said: “Bobby comes to us very highly recommended from contacts both at home and in the States.
“He has expressed a willingness and desire to be part of our club and it was great to hear he has also done his research on Portadown.
“I believe he has all the attributes to be a huge success at our club.”
Bobby said “To say that this is a dream come true would be an understatement. My entire life, I have always had one dream – to play professional soccer. I am beyond thrilled to announce that I have signed a professional contract with Portadown F.C. in Northern Ireland!”
This has been a crazy journey and I am forever grateful to those who helped me get here. I’m buzzing to get there to meet the Portadown F.C. community, staff and teammates in preparation for a big season ahead of us.
I hope this is just the beginning for me, but I am unbelievably excited to start this new chapter of my life and see what the future has in store!”
Best of luck Bobby. Parsippany Focus looks forward to watching you continue your journey.