Philadelphia Union sign goalkeeper Chris Konopka
Philadelphia Union have signed goalkeeper Chris Konopka, the club announced today.
A native of Toms River, N.J., Konopka was originally drafted by Kansas City in the 2007 Supplemental Draft and was most recently a member of the MLS Goalkeeper Pool. Per club and League policies, the terms of the deal will not be released.
Called into service by the New York Red Bulls last season, Konopka started against the Chicago Fire on August 14 and posted two saves in a 2-2 draw. He also spent time with the Columbus Crew, playing the second half of the Crew's July 26 friendly against Newcastle United. Konopka was also a member of the Crew's roster for games against Salt Lake, Toronto, Houston and Philadelphia.