Cornelius Stewart

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Cornelius Stewart
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Personal information
Full name Cornelius Stewart
Date of birth (1989-10-07) 7 October 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Questelles, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Forward, Winger
Club information
Current team
VPS
Number 39
Youth career
2001–2006 System 3 FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Newwill Hope International 77 (0)
2009 Whitecaps Residency 1 (0)
2010 Vancouver Whitecaps 19 (2)
2010 Whitecaps Residency (loan) 1 (0)
2011 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 4 (0)
2012–2013 Caledonia AIA 5 (1)
2013 Oulun Palloseura 27 (8)
2014– VPS 24 (4)
National team
2007–2009 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines U20 10 (10)
2008– Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 27 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 April 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2012

Cornelius Stewart (born 19 July 1989) is a Vincentian footballer who currently plays for VPS in Finland.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Stewart attended Kingstown Anglican Primary School and Intermediate High School, and began his career in 2001 with the youth soccer team System 3 FC on his home island of Saint Vincent. He moved to Newwill Hope International FC of the Saint Vincent and the Grenadines National League Championship in 2007, and played for them throughout the 2007–08 season,[1] before moving to Canada in 2009 when he joined the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency programme.[2]

He was promoted to the Vancouver Whitecaps senior team in 2010, and played for their reserve squad in 2011 after Vancouver moved to Major League Soccer season.[3] After being released from the reserve team, Stewart signed for Caledonia AIA of the TT Pro League.[4]

After one season with Caledonia, Stewart signed with Oulun Palloseura of Finland's second tier, Ykkönen, on a 1-year contract following a ten-day trial with the club.[5] Following a season with Oulun Palloseura in which Stewart scored 10 goals in 28 matches, Stewart signed a 1+1 contract with Vaasan Palloseura of the Veikkausliiga, Finland's premier division, following a month-long trial.[6]

International[edit]

Stewart played for the St Vincent U-20 team, netting 10 goals in 10 games,[7] before making his debut for the senior team in a 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification game, against Canada.[8]

International goals[edit]

Score lists St. Vincent and the Grenadine's goal tally first.[9]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Report
1 6 October 2010 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  Montserrat 7–0 Win 2010 Caribbean Championship qualification Report
2 2 November 2010 Manny Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago 2–6 Loss 2010 Caribbean Championship qualification Report
3 18 September 2011 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  Grenada 2–1 Win 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Report
4 11 November 2011 FFB Field, Belmopan, Belize  Belize 1–1 Draw 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Report
5 1 September 2012 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  Barbados 2–0 Win Friendly
6 2 September 2012 Arnos Vale Stadium, Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines  Barbados 1–1 Draw Friendly
7 21 October 2012 Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia  Guyana 2–0 Win 2012 Caribbean Championship qualification Report
8 25 October 2012 Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia  Curaçao
1–0
Win
2012 Caribbean Championship qualification Report
9
3–0
10 16 November 2012 Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Trinidad and Tobago  Cuba 1–1 Draw 2012 Caribbean Championship qualification Report
Last updated 17 November 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornelius Stewart". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Whitecaps Profile[dead link]
  3. ^ Ready to strike[dead link]
  4. ^ "Cornelius Stewart Player Profile". Caledonia AIA. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  5. ^ "Tuulenoppea Cornelius Stewart Vahvistamaan OPS-Hyokkaysta". Oulun Palloseura. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cornelius Stewart Raitaan!" (in Finnish). Vaasan Palloseura. Retrieved 11 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "U20 Player profiles". Vincy Heat. Retrieved 24 January 2012. 
  8. ^ Canada cruise to next qualifying round[dead link]
  9. ^ "Cornelius Stewart Profile". Caribbean Football Database. Retrieved 22 October 2012. 

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