Clint Irwin

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Clint Irwin
Personal information
Full name Clinton Robert Irwin
Date of birth (1989-04-01) April 1, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC
Number 1
Youth career
2007–2010 Elon Phoenix
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Carolina Dynamo 8 (0)
2011 Capital City 22 (1)
2012 Charlotte Eagles 3 (0)
2013–2015 Colorado Rapids 89 (0)
2016– Toronto FC 23 (0)
2016 Toronto FC II (loan) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 6, 2017.

Clinton "Clint" Robert Irwin (born April 1, 1989) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.

Early life[edit]

Irwin attended high school at the Charlotte Christian School. As a student he played basketball where he was a teammate of future NBA superstar Stephen Curry.[1]

Club career[edit]

Irwin attended Elon University where he made 41 appearances for the Elon Phoenix over 3 seasons.[2]

While attending university, Irwin played two seasons with USL PDL club Carolina Dynamo.[citation needed]

After his time at Elon, Irwin joined Capital City of the Canadian Soccer League for the 2011 season. Irwin made 22 appearances for Capital City and scored a goal for the club in a 2–2 draw with Windsor Stars.[citation needed]

Following his stint with Capital City, Irwin joined his hometown club, the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Professional Division. On 6 July 2012 Irwin made his debut in a 2–0 win over the Charleston Battery[3]

On February 21, 2013, Irwin signed with MLS club Colorado Rapids after a successful preseason trial.[4]

On January 18, 2016, Irwin was traded to Toronto FC in exchange for targeted allocation money, a third-round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional first-round pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft.[5] On December 13, 2016, Irwin was selected by Atlanta United FC in the third round of the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft,[6] but was immediately traded back to Toronto for Mark Bloom and allocation money.

Career statistics[edit]

As of matches played on June 19, 2017.
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Playoffs Cup1 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Charlotte Eagles 2012 USL Pro 3 0 3 0 6 0
Colorado Rapids 2013 MLS 32 0 1 0 1 0 34 0
2014 26 0 2 0 28 0
2015 31 0 2 0 33 0
Colorado Rapids totals 89 0 1 0 3 0 93 0
Toronto FC 2016 MLS 19 0 6 0 3 0 28 0
2017 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
Toronto FC totals 23 0 6 0 5 0 34 0
Toronto FC II 2016 USL Pro 2 0 2 0
Career totals 116 0 7 0 9 0 132 0
Reference:[7][8]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Toronto FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sportsnet.ca/soccer/steph-curry-nba-all-star-game-golden-state-warriors-toronto-fc-tfc-mls-major-league-soccer-clint-irwin//.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Clint Irwin - 2010 Men's Soccer". Elon University. Retrieved 1 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Eagles Get Past Battery". uslsoccer.com. United Soccer Leagues. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Rapids sign goalkeeper Clint Irwin and defender Kory Kindle". Colorado Rapids. Colorado Rapids Media Relations. 21 February 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  5. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2016/01/18/toronto-fc-acquire-goalkeeper-clint-irwin-colorado-rapids-targeted-allocation-money
  6. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2016/12/12/watch-2016-mls-expansion-draft-tuesday-2-pm-et
  7. ^ "Clint Irwin profile". Soccerway. Retrieved September 1, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Clint Irwin". MLSSoccer.com. Retrieved April 13, 2017. 

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