Je-Vaughn Watson

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Je-Vaughn Watson
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Personal information
Full name Je-Vaughn Watson
Date of birth (1983-10-22) 22 October 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Saint Catherine Parish, Jamaica
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Dallas
Number 27
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2011 Sporting Central Academy
2011–2012 Houston Dynamo 41 (1)
2013– FC Dallas 55 (6)
National team
2008– Jamaica 29 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 October 2013

Je-Vaughn Watson (born 22 October 1983 in Saint Catherine Parish) is a Jamaican footballer who currently plays for FC Dallas in Major League Soccer.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Sporting Central Academy[edit]

Watson attended Garvey Maceo High School and turned professional in 2005, and spent six years playing with Sporting Central Academy in the Jamaican Premier League, eventually becoming the club's captain.

Houston Dynamo[edit]

He had trials in England and Denmark but after training with the club during the 2011 pre-season Watson signed with Houston Dynamo of Major League Soccer on 15 April;[1] he made his Dynamo debut on 23 April 2011 in a 1-1 tie with Chicago Fire. He became the first Sporting Central player to secure a professional contract overseas.[2] Watson has appeared for Houston in the MLS Cup final in 2011 and CONCACAF Champions League competitions.

FC Dallas[edit]

Watson was traded to FC Dallas on 19 February 2013 in exchange for a second-round 2015 MLS SuperDraft pick.[3]

International[edit]

Watson made his international debut for the Jamaica national football team on 26 July 2008 in a friendly against El Salvador, and has since gone on to make 13 appearances for the Reggae Boyz. He played in Jamaica's 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Honduras.

Honors[edit]

Houston Dynamo[edit]

See also[edit]

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