Tyler Boyd

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Tyler Boyd
Personal information
Full name Tyler Dominic Boyd[1]
Date of birth (1994-12-30) 30 December 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Tauranga, New Zealand
Playing position Striker, Left winger
Club information
Current team
Wellington Phoenix
Number 12
Youth career
Waikato FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Waikato FC 14 (4)
2012– Wellington Phoenix 47 (4)
2014– Wellington Phoenix Reserves 6 (10)
2015– Vitória S.C.
National team
2013– New Zealand U20 8 (1)
2014– New Zealand 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 March 2014

Tyler Dominic Boyd (born 30 December 1994) is a New Zealand footballer who plays as a striker, left winger for Wellington Phoenix in the A-League.

Club career[edit]

Boyd played for Melville United in the Northern League during 2011 and Waikato FC in the ASB Premiership over the 2011/2012 season. In September 2012 he signed a three year contract for the Wellington Phoenix[2] and made his debut as a 17 year old, coming on as a substitute in an A-League match against Sydney FC on 6 October 2012.[3] Boyd scored 2 goals in 20 appearances for the Phoenix in the 2013-14 season and was named the club's U-23 player of the year.[4]

On 24 February 2015, Boyd signed a four-year deal with top Portuguese side Vitória S.C. to begin at the conclusion of the 2014–15 A-League season.[5]

International career[edit]

Boyd represented New Zealand under 20s at the 2013 OFC U-20 Championship in Fiji. He went on to play in all three group matches at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey.[6]

Boyd made his debut on 5 March 2014 for the All Whites with fellow debutant and former Melville United teammate Ryan Thomas in a friendly against Japan in Tokyo.[7]