Andrew Sousa

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Andrew Sousa
Personal information
Full name Andrew Sousa
Date of birth (1989-09-26) September 26, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2007 Limestone Saints
2008–2010 Providence Friars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Rhode Island Stingrays 16 (2)
2010 Forest City London 3 (0)
2011 New England Revolution 0 (0)
2012–2013 Operário 7 (0)
2013 Real Boston Rams 6 (2)
2013 Ottawa Fury 6 (3)
2014 Fylkir 15 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 27, 2015.

Andrew Sousa (born September 26, 1989 in Fall River, Massachusetts) is a Professional American/Portuguese soccer player.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Sousa attended B.M.C. Durfee High School (1978), where he served as team captain during his senior year and played his club soccer for Bayside United, Blackwatch Rhode Island, and Nor'easter.

Sousa began his college soccer career at Limestone College, eventually transferring to Providence College prior to his sophomore season. Ending his career with 8 goals and 8 assists in 3 years for the Friars, Sousa scored the eventual game winner in the Semi-finals of the Big East Tournament. In helping the Friars earn a trip to the Big East Championship, Sousa was selected for the Big East All Tournament Team.

During his college years, Sousa played in the USL Premier Development League for the Rhode Island Stingrays[1] and Forest City London. However his season with Forest City London was cut short due to injury.[2]

Professional[edit]

Sousa was drafted in the third round (42nd overall) of the 2011 MLS Supplemental Draft by the New England Revolution.[3][4] He made his professional debut on May 25, 2011, in New England's 5-0 loss in the 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to Sporting Kansas City.[5] Sousa went on to make 8 appearances for the reserve team, scoring 2 goals. Sousa was waived by New England on November 23, 2011.[6]

At the start of the 2012/2013 season, Sousa signed with Portuguese Segunda Divisão club CD Operário on August 22, 2012.[7] After playing the first half of the season, Sousa terminated his contract with the Portuguese side on February 1, 2013.[8]

On February 26, 2014, Sousa signed with Icelandic, Úrvalsdeild side Fylkir.[9] During the 2014 Úrvalsdeild campaign, Sousa led Fylkir to a 6th-place finish in the league, four spots higher than the previous season. Sousa lead the team in Goals (6) and Assists (7) in all competitions, recording three game winning goals. On October 4, 2014, with a Europa League place on the line, Sousa recorded 1 goal and 1 assist in a Man of the Match performance. However, Fylkir fell short of reaching a Europa League spot falling to relegated side Fram Reykjavik 4-3 in a thrilling contest.[10]

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