Steve Goff at the Washington Post is reporting that New England Revolution striker Taylor Twellman–who has scheduled an announcement for 10:30am PDT tomorrow–is set to retire.
Lingering effects of concussions have kept Twellman away from the game for more than a year now.
Twellman, just 30, marks his career with 101 MLS goals and 5 All-Star appearances. He also was on the vanguard of Yank movement overseas having begun his career in the reserves at Bundesliga club 1860 Munich and then been denied a transfer by MLS to Norwegian-based Odd Grenland.
We’ll have more here (and Taylor has agreed to an interview with TSG) shortly.
For now though, my favorite Twellman moment? In a States uniform, at San Francisco’s then-Pac Bell park, Twellman ruled the roost against Japan in February 2006.
Here, the game winner: