Rapids Reportedly Sign Former Wigan Midfielder Hendry Thomas

LONDON UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 22: Cesc Fabregas (L) of Arsenal is tackled by Hendry Thomas (R) of Wigan Athletic during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Wigan Athletic at the Emirates Stadium on January 22 2011 in London England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

A done deal finally? It looks like after several days of rumors swirling around regarding Honduran midfielder Hendry Thomas, reports out of Honduras seem to indicate that the captain has indeed inked a contract with the Colorado Rapids.

Formerly of Wigan Athletic in the Premier League, Thomas is the highest profile defensive signing all season long for the team.

This is no doubt the biggest signing for the Rapids all season long, even more so than the original talisman midfield signing of Martin Rivero at the start of the year. He'll shore up a Rapids defense that has given up a frightening number of leads this season and has allowed Matt Pickens to get peppered with far too many shots, the main reason that despite the number of losses the Rapids have sustained, he holds the league lead in saves for any Keeper.

Thomas will most certainly do a better job than the last defensive midfielder the squad picked up, Harrison Henao -- Henao was released from the squad several weeks ago after sparse play with the first team.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Burgundy Wave

You must be a member of Burgundy Wave to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Burgundy Wave. You should read them.

Join Burgundy Wave

You must be a member of Burgundy Wave to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Burgundy Wave. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker