Bryce Alderson

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Bryce Alderson
Personal information
Full name Bryce Alderson
Date of birth (1994-02-05) February 5, 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Charleston Battery
(On loan from Vancouver Whitecaps FC)
Number 18
Youth career
2010 Portugal FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 11 (0)
2012– Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 (0)
2012 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 (loan) 5 (0)
2013 Charleston Battery (loan) 14 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Canada U17 13 (0)
2012– Canada U23 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 16, 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 22, 2012

Bryce Alderson (born February 5, 1994 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Charleston Battery in the USL Pro on loan from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.[1][2] Alderson captained the 2011 Canadian U-17 team during the CONCACAF U-17 Championship and FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Club career[edit]

Alderson began his career with Toronto-based club Portugal FC in the Canadian Soccer League Reserve Division. In 2011 he joined Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23. He impressed the under-23 side and appeared in two matches with Whitecaps FC in the 2011 MLS Reserve Division. On November 17, 2011 it was announced that Alderson would be joining the club's senior side for the 2012 season. He made his debut in a 2–1 win against the University of Victoria Vikes, coming on as a substitute in the Whitecaps third pre-season match of the season.[3]

International career[edit]

Alderson captained the Canadian Under 17 team at the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship as well as the 2011 FIFA U-17 World Cup. On December 12, 2011 Alderson was awarded the 2011 Canadian U-17 Player of the Year, this is the second consecutive year in which he has won the award receiving 39.6% of the vote.[4] Alderson was called up to the Canadian U-20 camp on December 2, 2011 for the first formal camp in preparation for qualification in 2013.[5] Alderson also joined the Canadian U-23 team for Olympic Qualifying in March 2012 starting his first match against El Salvador.[6]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitecaps FC add Residency youngster Bryce Alderson to MLS roster | Vancouver Whitecaps FC". Whitecapsfc.com. February 5, 1994. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ Bryce Alderson (February 5, 1994). "Bryce Alderson | Vancouver Whitecaps FC". Whitecapsfc.com. Retrieved November 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Whitecaps FC defeat UVic Vikes 2-1 in Victoria". WhitecapsFC. Retrieved October 14, 2012. 
  4. ^ Alderson, Lawerance named Canadian U-17 Players of the Year; Canandasoccer.com, December 12, 2011
  5. ^ "Canada announces U-20 coach and camp on road to Turkey 2013". Canada Soccer. December 2, 2011. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Olympic Qualifying 2012". Concacaf.globalsportsmedia.com. March 22, 2012. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 

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