Cordell Cato

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Cordell Cato
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Personal information
Full name Cordell Cato
Date of birth (1992-07-15) July 15, 1992 (age 30)
Place of birth Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Position(s) Winger, Forward
Youth career
2003–2008 Defence Force
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 San Juan Jabloteh
2011 Defence Force
2012 Seattle Sounders FC 8 (0)
2013–2017 San Jose Earthquakes 111 (7)
2018 Charlotte Independence 24 (8)
2019–2020 Oklahoma City Energy 42 (5)
National team
2011 Trinidad and Tobago U20 3 (0)
2014– Trinidad and Tobago 20 (2)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of April 4, 2021
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of February 22, 2017

Cordell Cato (born July 15, 1992) is a Trinidadian footballer who last played for Oklahoma City Energy FC in the USL Championship.

Career[edit]

On January 17, 2012 it was announced that Cato had signed with Seattle Sounders.[1][2] After making 8 competitive appearances in one season, the Sounders declined to pick up a contract option on Cato.[3]

Cato's MLS rights were traded to the San Jose Earthquakes on March 1, 2013.[4] Cato's time with the Earthquakes came to an end when his contract expired on December 31, 2017.[5] After his release by San Jose, he trialed with the Earthquakes' arch-rivals LA Galaxy, but ultimately was not signed.[6]

On March 9, 2018, Cato signed with USL side Charlotte Independence for the 2018 season.[7] He left Charlotte at the end of their 2018 season.[8]

On January 9, 2019, Cato joined USL side OKC Energy.[9]

International[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Trinidad and Tobago's goal tally first.[10]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 9 June 2015 Soldier Field, Chicago, United States  Guatemala 2–0 3–1 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
2. 5 October 2016 Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, Trinidad and Tobago  Dominican Republic 3–0 4–0 2017 Caribbean Cup qualification

Personal life[edit]

Cato is currently married to Trinidad and Tobago women's national football team member Jonelle Warrick.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/soundersfcblog/2017268474[dead link]
  2. ^ Clark, Dave (January 18, 2012). "Cordell Cato Officially Signs With Seattle Sounders - Sounder At Heart". Sounderatheart.com. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  3. ^ http://seattletimes.com/html/sounders/2019899608_sounders14.html[bare URL]
  4. ^ "Cordell Cato". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  5. ^ "NEWS: Earthquakes Announce Roster Moves Ahead of 2018 MLS Season | San Jose Earthquakes".
  6. ^ "Three things we learned from the LA Galaxy's 3-1 preseason win over Fresno FC | LA Galaxy".
  7. ^ Thomas, James (March 9, 2018). "Trinidad & Tobago International, MLS Veteran Joins Independence".
  8. ^ "Independence Announce Initial Roster Moves for 2019". December 13, 2018.
  9. ^ "Energy FC Sign Trinidad and Tobago Star, MLS Veteran Cordell Cato". January 9, 2019.
  10. ^ "Cato, Cordell". National Football Teams. Retrieved February 22, 2017.
  11. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes' Cordell Cato rapidly improving his chances to stick with the team". The Mercury News. September 7, 2013.

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