Alex Elliott

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Alex Elliott
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Personal information
Full name Alexander Elliott
Date of birth (1987-04-24) April 24, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder/Forward
Club information
Current team
Sportfreunde Siegen
Number 15
Youth career
2005–2007 Portland Pilots
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008 Sportfreunde Siegen 9 (0)
2008–2010 Mainz 05 1 (0)
2008–2010 Mainz 05 II (loan) 23 (2)
2010 Vancouver Whitecaps 14 (0)
2011– Sportfreunde Siegen 34 (7)
National team
2003 Canada U-17 7 (2)
2005–2007 Canada U-20 16 (4)
2012 Canada men's national Futsal team 7 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 August 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 August 2011

Alex Elliott (born April 24, 1987 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian soccer player who most recently played for the German Club Sportfreunde Siegen. Elliott retired from playing in 2012 due to concussions. Currently Elliott coaches in Canada and holds his UEFA B and National B coaching licences.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Elliott attended Summerland Secondary School and Magee Secondary School in his native Vancouver, and played for Columbus FC of the Vancouver Mens league (VMSL) in 2004 Elliott earned the league's golden boot with 12 goals in 16 matchesat the age of 16. In 2006 Elliott played in the Pacific Coast Soccer League for Whitecaps FC Reserves with whom he won the championship.Elliott then went on to play three years of college NCAA soccer at the University of Portland. He was named to the WCC All-Freshman Team and started all 19 matches in his first season with the Pilots in 2005, earned All-West Coast Conference Team honours as a sophomore in 2006, and went one in earning All-West Coast Conference First Team honours in 2007, adding WCC points, assist, and Game-winning goals leader. Elliott Finished in 3 year NCAA Career with 21 goals and 10 Assists over 52 matches. Elliott occasionally captioned the U15, U17 and U20 Canadian national teams throughout his youth.

Professional[edit]

Elliott opted out of the MLS draft and turned professional in 2008 when he signed with Sportfreunde Siegen of the German Bundesliga 3, making seven appearances, With 3 assists. At the summer break of 2008 Elliott was sold to FSV Mainz 05 of the German Bundesliga 1. He played extensively for Mainz's reserves, making 23 appearances and scoring two goals while adding 6 assists.

Elliott returned to Canada in the summer of 2010 when he joined the Vancouver Whitecaps Appearing in 14 of the final 16 matches in the 2010 season.[1]

Elliott then returned to the German Bundesligas to play for former club SF Siegen Sportfreunde Siegen from 2010 to 2012.

Elliott retired from playing in 2012 due to concussions.

International[edit]

Elliott has represented Canada at U-15, U-17, U-20 and Men's futsal team levels. He scored two goals in eight matches with the U-17 squad, and was a member of the U-17 group that competed in the 2003 CONCACAF Qualifying Tournament. Later he was a member of the U-20 squad that competed in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, Scoring 13 goals in 27 Friendly matches over his two years with the U-20 team, Acting as team Co-Capitan. In 2008 Elliott was not released by SF Siegen to join the U23 Canadian Team at Olympic Qualifying. In 2012 Elliott joined the Canadian national futsal team at the 2012 CONCACAF futsal worldcup qualifiers in Guatemala. Elliott was the teams top goal scorer with 4 goals in the CONCACAF futsal worldcup qualifiers. Elliott retired from playing directly after the tournament due to concussions.

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