Anthony Wallace (soccer)

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Anthony Wallace
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Anthony Wallace playing for the Tampa Bay Rowdies
Personal information
Full name Anthony Wallace[1]
Date of birth (1989-01-26) 26 January 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Free Agent
Youth career
2004–2006 IMG Soccer Academy
2006 South Florida Bulls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 FC Dallas 15 (0)
2010–2013 Colorado Rapids 23 (0)
2014 Tampa Bay Rowdies 25 (1)
National team
2004–2006 United States U17 18 (0)
2007–2009 United States U20 25 (2)
2011 United States 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 26, 2015.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 22, 2011

Anthony Wallace (born January 26, 1989) is an American soccer player who most recently played professionally for Tampa Bay Rowdies, as a left back and midfielder.

Career[edit]

Professional[edit]

Wallace signed with Major League Soccer as a Generation Adidas player and was selected by FC Dallas as the ninth overall pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft.[2] After making six appearances for Dallas' reserve team, Wallace made his debut for Dallas on September 15, 2007, in a 4-2 defeat to New England Revolution.[3]

Wallace was traded to Colorado Rapids on July 30, 2010 in exchange for a fourth-round selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional selection in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.[4] On November 24, 2010, Wallace was selected by Portland Timbers in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft but then immediately traded back to Colorado in exchange for allocation money.[5] While with Colorado Wallace was limited to 23 league matches due to injuries but was a starter for the club during the 2010 MLS Cup Playoffs in which Colorado captured its first MLS Cup.[6]

He signed with NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies on February 10, 2014.[7] On May 24, 2014 Wallace scored his first goal as a professional in a 3-2 victory over rival Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[8] In his one year with Tampa Bay Wallace appeared in 25 league matches and scored one goal.[9]

International[edit]

Wallace played for the United States Under-17 and Under-18 teams and was a member of the USA Under-20 National squad in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada.[10] He played in two of the Group matches against Poland [11][12] and also played in the knockout stages against Uruguay.[13] Wallace earned his first cap for the senior team in 2011.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. p. 23. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Rapids trade defender Wallace - coloradorapids.com
  3. ^ Revolution 4 Dallas 2 - revolutionsoccer.net
  4. ^ Rapids acquire Wallace - cbssports.com
  5. ^ Wallace returns to Colorado -portlandtimbers.com
  6. ^ Finally healthy again Wallace seizing new role - mlssoccer.com
  7. ^ Rowdies add Anthony Wallace - nasl.com
  8. ^ EXTRA-TIME WINNER LIFTS ROWDIES PAST STRIKERS 3-2 - rowdiessoccer.com
  9. ^ Anthony Wallace statistics - soccerway.com
  10. ^ U20 World Cup - fifa.com
  11. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  12. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  13. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  14. ^ Anthony Wallace at National-Football-Teams.com

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