Davy Armstrong

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Davy Armstrong
Personal information
Full name Davy Lee Armstrong
Date of birth (1991-11-03) November 3, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Aurora, Colorado, United States
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Colorado Springs Switchbacks
Number 6
Youth career
2007–2010 Colorado Rapids
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Colorado Rapids 3 (0)
2013 Phoenix FC (loan) 2 (0)
2015– Colorado Springs Switchbacks 41 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 1, 2016.

Davy Armstrong (born November 3, 1991) is an American soccer player who plays for Colorado Springs Switchbacks in the United Soccer League.



Armstrong was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado, the youngest of four children to Ri and Laura Armstrong. His father was originally from Cambodia but came to the United States during the Vietnam War.[1]

He played soccer at Rangeview High School where he was named the 2008 Denver Post All-Colorado player of the year[2] and was a three-time All-Colorado team selection from 2007-09. He also led his club team – Rapids adidas Alliance partner, the Colorado Fusion – to the 2005 Colorado state championship.

He entered the Colorado Rapids youth system in 2007, playing with the team's U-17 and U-18 squads.


Colorado Rapids[edit]

Armstrong signed a contract with the Colorado Rapids on Aug. 16, 2010.[3] He was identified by the club as a homegrown player – an initiative established by Major League Soccer to allow clubs to develop their own youth players without exposing them to the MLS SuperDraft. Davy made his debut against Metapan in El Salvador in a 3-1 victory for Colorado Rapids, coming on as a substitute for Eddie Ababio.[4]

Phoenix FC[edit]

On August 1, 2013, Armstrong was loaned to third-tier Phoenix FC for the remainder of their USL Pro season.[5]

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC[edit]

On February 4, 2015 it was announced that Armstrong was going start playing for USL Pro team Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC, he was the 10th player announced for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC [6]

Armstrong played 23 games for the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC in his first season with the club, and recorded 2 assist.[7]

On January 20, 2016 It was announced that Armstrong re-signed to the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC for the 2016 USL Pro season.[8]


In 2011, Armstrong was identified by the Football Federation of Cambodia as a foreign-born player who could potentially be called for the Cambodia national team. He qualifies through his Cambodian father who immigrated to the United States during the Vietnam War.[9]


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