Memphis acquired Cody Cropper on credit from Cincinnati FC

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Memphis, Tennessee. – Memphis 901 announced Friday that it has acquired goalkeeper Cody Cropper on loan from Cincinnati, awaiting league and federation approval.

Cropper joins Memphis after playing for the FCC in the Major League for the first time this season. The 28-year-old has played 37 MLS appearances throughout his career, including previous appearances in the New England Revolution and Houston Dynamo. Cropper also played nine times on loan for the Hartford Athletic in the USL Championship in 2019.

“We are very pleased that at this stage of the season we can add a goalkeeper from Cody’s pedigree,” said Memphis head coach Ben Pirmann. “His experience will help him assimilate both in our group of goalkeepers and in the team, as we will make a strong breakthrough in the second half of the season.”

Cropper was born in Atlanta, Georgia and then moved to Minnesota, where he began his youth career before joining the EFL Ipswich Town Championship Club academy in 2010. Following a setback due to injury at Ipswich, Cropper moved to Premier League club Southampton, where he played against the club. U-21 team with nine lockouts in 30 appearances in three years at Southampton. In 2015, Cropper joined MK Dons in the EFL Championship. Cropper spent one season at Milton Keys in which he recorded 20 matches between the Championship, FA Cup and FA Cup.

Cropper returned to the United States in 2016 to join the Revolution. Despite having only played for the Revs once in his first season, Cropper has a total of nine clean appearances in 35 MLS matches from 2017 to 2019.



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