Rapids re-sign Thomas

Updated: January 7, 2013

The Colorado Rapids have re-signed midfielder Hendry Thomas, the club announced on Monday.

Thomas signed with the club in August of 2012 and featured in the club’s final
eight games of the season, establishing himself as a key piece in the Rapids’

“In just a short time with the Rapids, we’ve already had a chance to see
Hendry’s quality, both in winning the ball and keeping possession,” said Paul
Bravo, the Rapids’ technical director. “For his play on the field and presence
in the locker room, signing Hendry to a more long-term deal was an offseason
priority, and we’re pleased to have him with us for 2013 and beyond.”

The 27-year-old Thomas joined the Rapids from English Premier League side
Wigan, where he spent three seasons and appeared in over 50 matches for the

“I’m very happy here in Colorado, and pleased that we were able to come to an
agreement for me to stay with the Rapids,” said Thomas. “I’m grateful to the
coaching staff, my teammates, and the fans for the support they have given me
since I arrived. Now we’ll continue working and improving this season so we
can be part of the playoffs at the end of the year.”

Thomas has also become a fixture for the Honduras national team, earning over
50 caps for his country.