Brian West (soccer)

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Brian West
Personal information
Full name Brian West
Date of birth (1978-06-10) June 10, 1978 (age 38)
Place of birth LaGrange, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1996–1997 Virginia Cavaliers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2003 Columbus Crew 132 (18)
1998 MLS Pro-40 (loan) 6 (1)
2004–2008 Fredrikstad FK 53 (12)
National team
2000–2002 United States 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Brian West (born June 10, 1978 in LaGrange, Georgia) is a retired American soccer striker.

Club career[edit]

West played two years of college soccer at the University of Virginia. He left after his sophomore year, becoming one of the first Project-40 players in Major League Soccer. West would go on to play six years for the Columbus Crew, scoring 18 league goals and 29 assists in the process.

Brian became the first Project-40 player to graduate from college, earning his degree in Information Systems from Ohio State University. He left MLS after the 2003 season for a transfer to Norway. He is now retired due to injury troubles and has settled down in Fredrikstad where he works in the stock market.

International career[edit]

West made his debut with the US national team on April 26, 2000 against Russia. He played his last international match on April 3, 2002, a 1-0 home win over Mexico.



Columbus Crew

Fredrikstad FK

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