Chris Fox

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Chris Fox
Personal information
Date of birth (1974-07-30) July 30, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth Marietta, Georgia, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1992–1995 Brown Bears
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996 New York Fever 12 (0)
1996 Atlanta Ruckus 5 (0)
1996–1998 Buffalo Blizzard (indoor) 43 (4)
1997–2005 Richmond Kickers 166 (6)
Total 266 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Chris Fox is a retired American soccer defender who played professionally in the National Professional Soccer League and USL First Division.

Fox attended Brown University where he was a 1995 First Team All Ivy soccer player. After graduating from Brown, Fox signed with the New York Fever of the A-League. The Fever waived Fox in August 1996 and the Atlanta Ruckus immediately signed him.[1] In addition to his outdoor career, Fox also played indoor soccer. In January 1995, the Buffalo Blizzard selected Fox in the fourth round of the National Professional Soccer League amateur draft.[2] He signed with the Blizzard in 1996.[3] On February 6, 1998, the Blizzard released Fox to allow him to pursue a possible contract with the Dallas Burn.[4] By then he was also playing for the Richmond Kickers of the USISL. He signed with the Kickers in April 1997 and played for them through the 2005 season.[5] In 2001, he was First Team All League.[6] In February 1, 1998, the Dallas Burn selected Fox in the first round (tenth overall) of the 1998 MLS Supplemental Draft, but was released during the pre-season.


  1. ^ A-League Weekly Report
  2. ^ NPSL: 1995 Amateur Draft
  3. ^ BLIZZARD ROOKIE EARNS CONFIDENCE, IF NOT PLAYING TIME The Buffalo News – Thursday, February 13, 1997
  4. ^ February 6, 1998 Transactions
  5. ^ KICKERS GREET NEW SEASON WITH OLD PROS Richmond Times-Dispatch – Wednesday, April 23, 1997
  6. ^ The Year in American Soccer – 2001

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