Jimmy Maurer will now be making his saves for FC Dallas. (Andy Mead/YCJ Photo)
Another Cosmos has signed with a new team Monday.
FC Dallas announced it had signed goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer, who had backstopped two North American Soccer League championship teams during his five-year tenure with the club.
On Nov. 29, defender David Diosa agreed to terms with the Real Monarchs of the United Soccer League.
The future of the Cosmos and the NASL are in doubt, pending the league’s request for a preliminary injunction in appellate court to regain Division Two status through the U.S. Soccer Federation.
The 29-year-old Maurer signed with FC Dallas on loan for a match against Montreal July 22. He backed up starter Chris Seitz in the 2-1 win against the Impact while Jesse Gonzalez was on international duty with the U.S. national team.
“Extremely excited for this new challenge,” Mauer said on Twitter. “Can’t wait to get started and give my all to the club. Let’s go!”
In 2014, Maurer was named to the NASL Best XI, after posting a 0.91 goals-against average in 25 starts.
The 6-2, 185-lb. 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 last season. He a 9-5-11 record and a 1.48 GAA.