Deon McCaulay

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Deon McCaulay
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 26)
Place of birth Belize City, Belize
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Atlanta Silverbacks
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Kremandala
2006–2007 FC Belize
2007–2008 Belize Defence Force
2008 Puntarenas
2008–2009 FC Belize
2009 Belize Defence Force
2009–2011 Deportes Savio 25 (4)
2011–2012 R.G. City Boys United
2013–2014 Belmopan Bandits
2014– Atlanta Silverbacks 11 (4)
National team
2007– Belize 32 (17)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 September 2014

Deon McCaulay (born 20 September 1987) is a Belizean international footballer who plays for Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American Soccer League.[1]

Club career[edit]

McCaulay has played in Belize for Kremandala, FC Belize and Belize Defence Force; in Costa Rica for Puntarenas; and in Honduras for Deportes Savio.[2] He has also played for Belmopan Bandits in the Premier League of Belize.[3]

In February 2013 he had a trial with the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.[4]

In March 2014 he joined the Atlanta Silverbacks of North American Soccer League.[5]

International career[edit]

McCaulay made his international debut for Belize in 2007.[2] He was a member of Belize's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign for both the 2010 and 2014 editions,[6] and he scored the first goal and first hat-trick of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.[7] He is Belize's all-time top scorer,[8] with 13 goals in FIFA World Cup qualifying,[6] as well as two goals at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup and one goal at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana. He was also the world-wide top goalscorer in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification along with Luis Suárez and Robin van Persie with 11 goals. He scored a hat-trick of those 11 in a 5-2 rout of Montserrat in June 2011.[9]

International goals[edit]

As of 12 September 2014

Scores and results list Belize's goal tally first.[6][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silverbacks sign CONCACAF Top Scorer - Belize international Deon McCaulay". NASL. 25 February 2014. Retrieved 25 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Deon McCaulay at National-Football-Teams.com
  3. ^ "Bandits on a roll, Police scoreless in 4 outings". Amandala. 5 April 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Itel, Dan. "Dike injury leaves Porter, Timbers looking at new trialist". Major League Soccer. Retrieved 12 February 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.sanpedrosun.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/09-Deon-McCauley.jpg?aafc99
  6. ^ a b c Deon McCaulayFIFA competition record
  7. ^ "First blood to Belize as Brazil ride begins". FIFA. 16 June 2011. 
  8. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Mamrud, Roberto. "Players with 100+ Caps and 30+ International Goals". RSSSF. Retrieved 19 November 2011. 
  9. ^ a b "UNCAF Nations Cup 2007". FutbolPlanet. 17 November 2011. 

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