Alan Sanchez (soccer)

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Alan Sanchez
Personal information
Full name Alan Cristobal Sanchez
Date of birth (1988-07-01) July 1, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Miami, Florida, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2006–2009 North Carolina State Wolfpack
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007 Carolina Dynamo 0 (0)
2008–2009 Cary Clarets[1] 7 (2)
2010 Real Maryland Monarchs 20 (3)
2010 Crystal Palace Baltimore 7 (1)
2011 Charlotte Eagles 24 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of February 14, 2014.

Alan Sanchez (born July 1, 1988 in Miami, Florida) is a former American soccer player.


College and Amateur[edit]

Sanchez attended Felix Varela High School, where he was named his team's MVP and to the All-Dade County first team in his senior year. He played club soccer for West Kendall in the USL Super-Y League, and with them won the State Cup and Disney Showcase in 2005.

Sanchez played four years of college soccer at North Carolina State University. He was named to the All-ACC second-team, the ACC All-Freshmen Team as a freshman in 2006, All-ACC second-team as a junior in 2008, All-ACC first-team and All-ACC Tournament Team as a senior in 2009.[2]

During his college years Sanchez also played in the USL Premier Development League for Carolina Dynamo[3] and the Cary Clarets.[4]


Sanchez turned professional in 2010 when he signed to play for the Real Maryland Monarchs in the USL Second Division.[5] He made his professional on April 17, 2010 in the team's 2010 season opener against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds,[6] and scored his first professional goal on May 13, 2010, the winner in a 3-2 victory over the Harrisburg City Islanders.[7]

Sanchez joined Charlotte Eagles of the USL Pro league for the 2011 season.[8]

In 2011, Sanchez was unsuccessful at landing a contract at trials with clubs San Marcos De Arica and Universidad Catolica in Chile's Primera Division.


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