Anthony Allison

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Anthony Allison
Personal information
Full name Anthony Allison
(formerly Sargbah Tarpeh)
Date of birth (1987-05-05) May 5, 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Liberia
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2001–2009 Junior Lone Star FC
2006–2009 Wilmington Wildcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010 Puerto Rico Islanders 10 (0)
2011 IFK Sundsvall 21 (24)
2012 Härnösands FF 21 (19)
2013 Umeå FC 19 (3)
2014 Frånö SK 20 (25)
2015– Sandvikens IF 24 (20)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 10, 2015.

Anthony Allison (born May 5, 1987) is a Liberian - born American soccer player who most recently played for Umeå FC in the Swedish football Division 1 league. Allison previously played for the Puerto Rico Islanders in the USSF Division 2 Professional League in 2010 before signing with IFK Sundsvall in 2011.

Career[edit]

Youth and College[edit]

Allison grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, attended Overbrook High School, and played club soccer for Junior Lone Star FC, before playing college soccer at Wilmington University. While at Wilmington University, he was the CACC’s Rookie of the Year, and received All CACC 1st Team and NSCAA All Region 2nd Team honors three years in a row in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Following his senior year Allison was also honored as CACC Player of the Year and East Regional Player of the Year and was a 1st Team All CACC, NSCAA All-Region First Team, Daktronic’s 1st Team All Region and 1st Team All American selection.[1] He finished his college career with 56 goals and 26 assists in 72 games for the Wildcats.

Professional[edit]

Undrafted out of college, Allison turned professional in 2010 when he signed with the Puerto Rico Islanders of the USSF D2 Pro League.[2] He made his professional debut on April 16, 2010, in a 2010 CFU Club Championship game against Haitian side Racing des Gonaïves.[3] After two successful goalscoring seasons in the Swedish fifth and fourth tier during 2011 and 2012 Allison signed with third tier club Umeå FC in March 2013.[4]

Personal[edit]

Allison's birth name was Sargbah Tarpeh; he changed it to its current form in 2009.[5] Liberian international footballer Dulee Johnson is his uncle.[6]

Honors[edit]

Puerto Rico Islanders[edit]

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