Anthony Wallace (soccer)

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Anthony Wallace
Anthony Wallace 2015.JPG
Anthony Wallace playing for New York Red Bulls II
Personal information
Full name Anthony Wallace[1]
Date of birth (1989-01-26) January 26, 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Jacksonville Armada
Number 3
Youth career
2004–2006 IMG Soccer Academy
2006 South Florida Bulls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 FC Dallas 15 (0)
2010–2013 Colorado Rapids 23 (0)
2014 Tampa Bay Rowdies 25 (1)
2015 New York Red Bulls 6 (2)
2015 New York Red Bulls II (loan) 6 (1)
2016– Jacksonville Armada 1 (0)
National team
2004–2006 United States U17 18 (0)
2007–2009 United States U20 25 (2)
2011 United States 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:36, 14 June 2016 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 22, 2011

Anthony Wallace (born January 26, 1989) is an American soccer player who plays for Jacksonville Armada in North American Soccer League, as a left back and midfielder.

Career[edit]

Professional[edit]

Wallace signed with Major League Soccer as a Generation Adidas player and was selected by FC Dallas as the ninth overall pick in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft.[2] After making six appearances for Dallas' reserve team, Wallace made his debut for Dallas on September 15, 2007, in a 4-2 defeat to New England Revolution.[3]

Wallace was traded to Colorado Rapids on July 30, 2010 in exchange for a fourth-round selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional selection in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft.[4] On November 24, 2010, Wallace was selected by Portland Timbers in the 2010 MLS Expansion Draft but then immediately traded back to Colorado in exchange for allocation money.[5] While with Colorado Wallace was limited to 23 league matches due to injuries but was a starter for the club during the 2010 MLS Cup Playoffs in which Colorado captured its first MLS Cup.[6]

Wallace playing for Tampa Bay Rowdies

He signed with NASL club Tampa Bay Rowdies on February 10, 2014.[7] On May 24, 2014 Wallace scored his first goal as a professional in a 3-2 victory over rival Fort Lauderdale Strikers.[8] In his one year with Tampa Bay Wallace appeared in 25 league matches and scored one goal.[9]

On March 27, 2015 Wallace signed with New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer after a successful trial spell.[10] The following day Wallace made his debut with New York, starting in a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew.[11] On July 11, 2015 Wallace scored his first goal for New York in a 4-1 victory over New England Revolution.[12] On August 15, 2015 Wallace scored the second goal of the match for New York in a 3-0 victory over Toronto FC.[13]

During the season Wallace was loaned out to New York Red Bulls affiliate New York Red Bulls II. On May 3, 2015 Wallace scored his first goal for New York Red Bulls II in a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh Riverhounds, scoring the winning goal in stoppage time.[14]

On 10 June 2016, Wallace signed for Jacksonville Armada.[15]

International[edit]

Wallace played for the United States Under-17 and Under-18 teams and was a member of the USA Under-20 National squad in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada.[16] He played in two of the Group matches against Poland [17][18] and also played in the knockout stages against Uruguay.[19] Wallace earned his first cap for the senior team in 2011.[20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA U-20 World Cup Canada 2007 – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. p. 23. Retrieved June 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Rapids trade defender Wallace - coloradorapids.com
  3. ^ Revolution 4 Dallas 2 - revolutionsoccer.net
  4. ^ Rapids acquire Wallace - cbssports.com
  5. ^ Wallace returns to Colorado -portlandtimbers.com
  6. ^ Finally healthy again Wallace seizing new role - mlssoccer.com
  7. ^ Rowdies add Anthony Wallace - nasl.com
  8. ^ EXTRA-TIME WINNER LIFTS ROWDIES PAST STRIKERS 3-2 - rowdiessoccer.com
  9. ^ Anthony Wallace statistics - soccerway.com
  10. ^ "New York Red Bulls sign Anthony Wallace". newyorkredbulls.com. Retrieved March 27, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Grella chips in to give RBNY road win over Columbus". newyorkredbulls.com. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  12. ^ "New York Red Bulls 4, New England Revolution 1". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved July 11, 2015. 
  13. ^ "New York Red Bulls 3, Toronto FC 0". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  14. ^ "NYRB II victorious after injury-time winner from Anthony Wallace". newyorkredbulls.com. Retrieved May 3, 2015. 
  15. ^ "ARMADA FC SIGNS FORMER U.S. YOUTH NATIONAL TEAM DEFENDER ANTHONY WALLACE". armadafc.com. Jacksonville Armada. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 14 June 2016. 
  16. ^ U20 World Cup - fifa.com
  17. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  18. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  19. ^ U20 WC match report - fifa.com
  20. ^ Anthony Wallace at National-Football-Teams.com

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