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Former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James is set to join Icelandic club IBV.
The 42-year-old goalkeeper revealed he was set to sign a deal yesterday after leaving npower League One side Bournemouth by mutual consent last month.
James, who made 277 appearances for The Reds between 1992 and 1999 and won the last of his 53 England caps in 2010, is set to take up a player-coach role alongside his former Portsmouth team-mate and IBV boss Hermann Hreidarsson.
"I am going to sign for £ibv in Iceland today. My role is as player/coach, alongside Herman. We are both very excited about the journey ahead," James wrote on Twitter.
One of James' first matches for IBV will be against Portsmouth in a charity match to help raise funds for the cash-strapped club at Fratton Park on April 16.
"I am also looking forward to playing for Iibv in the match at Fratton Park, 16th April. Lets hope the club is sorted, sharpish!," he wrote.
IBV finished third in the Iceland domestic league last season and call the small Vestmannaeyjar islands - which have a population of just over 4,000 - off the south coast of the Nordic country home.
James has been training with his new team since February.
Considered one of England's brightest goalkeepers when he arrived at Liverpool at just 21 years of age he vowed to become the club's first-choice 'keeper as well as his country's inside two years.
Following an injury to Bruce Grobbelaar on 19 February 1994 James made 213 consecutive appearances for the Reds.
That four year unbroken run ended when Brad Friedel took his place, but James got back into the side in the 1998-99 season - which turned out to be his last at Liverpool.
Occasionally accident prone he was cruelly nicknamed "Calamity James" and James once attributed his lack of concentration to playing Nintendo games long into the night!
James won the FA Cup with Portsmouth in 2008, third time lucky after losing with Liverpool in 1996 and Aston Villa in 2000.
In 2004 James looked back at his Liverpool career. "I have taken stock of what I am about.
"A lot of people believed I was capable of becoming England's number one and I took it for granted that I was going to do that without having to do the hard stuff which was working at it," James said.
"The worst point was the Calamity James time of my career when I was 26-27 and I was trying to equate how I would be able to get back into the England team.
"The move to Aston Villa was the right move at the right time."