Deon McCaulay

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Deon McCaulay
Personal information
Full name Deon McCaulay[1]
Date of birth (1987-09-20) 20 September 1987 (age 34)[2]
Place of birth Belize City, Belize[1]
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Rome Gladiators
Number 9
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Kremandala
2006–2007 FC Belize
2007–2009 Belize Defence Force
2008 Puntarenas
2008–2009 FC Belize
2009 Belize Defence Force
2009–2011 Deportes Savio 25 (4)
2011–2012 R.G. City Boys United
2013–2014 Belmopan Bandits
2014 Atlanta Silverbacks 17 (3)
2015–2017 Verdes FC
2017 Atlanta Silverbacks 1 (2)
2018–2019 Georgia Revolution FC 10 (1)
2021– Atletico Atlanta
2021– Rome Gladiators (indoor) 2 (0)
National team
2007– Belize 63 (28)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 31 March 2022
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 23:51, 14 June 2022 (UTC)

Deon McCaulay (born 20 September 1987) is a Belizean international footballer who plays as a forward for Atletico Atlanta of the United Premier Soccer League, the Rome Gladiators of the National Indoor Soccer League, and the Belize national team.

Club career[edit]

McCaulay has played in Belize for Kremandala, FC Belize and Belize Defence Force; in Costa Rica he had a trial with Puntarenas;[3] he played in Honduras for Deportes Savio from 2009-2011.[4] He has also played for Belmopan Bandits in the Premier League of Belize.[5]

In February 2013 he had a trial with the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.[6]

In March 2014 he joined the Atlanta Silverbacks of North American Soccer League.[7]

After a two-year spell back in Belize with Verdes FC, McCaulay rejoined the Atlanta Silverbacks in March 2017.[8]

In April 2018, he signed with the Georgia Revolution FC of the National Premier Soccer League.[9][10]

In November 2020 he signed for Ginga Atlanta.[11] McCaulay was recognized as UPSL national player of the week on November 27, 2020,[12] and on February 5, 2021[13]

International career[edit]

McCaulay made his international debut for Belize in 2007.[4] He was a member of Belize's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign for the 2010, 2014 and 2018 editions,[14] and he scored the first goal and first hat-trick of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.[15] He is Belize's all-time top scorer,[16] with eighteen goals in FIFA World Cup qualifying,[14] as well as two goals at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup and one goal at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana. He was also the worldwide top goalscorer in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification along with Luis Suárez and Robin van Persie with eleven goals. He scored a hat-trick of those eleven in a 5–2 rout of Montserrat in June 2011.[17]

International career statistics[edit]

As of match played 14 June 2022.[4]
Belize
Year Apps Goals
2007 3 2
2008 6 2
2011 11 11
2013 9 1
2014 3 1
2015 4 4
2016 1 0
2017 5 1
2018 4 1
2019 7 3
2021 3 1
2022 7 1
Total 63 28

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Belize's goal tally first.[4][14][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "D. McCaulay". Soccerway.
  2. ^ "FIFA Tournaments - Players & Coaches - Deon McCAULAY". FIFA.com. Archived from the original on 15 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Deon McCaulay, de Belice, lidera el goleo mundialistaoutings". La Nación. 4 June 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d Deon McCaulay at National-Football-Teams.com
  5. ^ "Bandits on a roll, Police scoreless in 4 outings". Amandala. 5 April 2013. Retrieved 5 April 2013.
  6. ^ Itel, Dan. "Dike injury leaves Porter, Timbers looking at new trialist". Major League Soccer. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 April 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ "Deon McCaulay Back to Atlanta Silverbacks". Channel 5 Belize. 9 March 2017. Retrieved 10 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Georgia Revolution Roster". georgiarevolution.bonzidev.com. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  10. ^ "2018 NPSL Team Roster – Georgia Revolution FC". Georgiarevolutionfc.com. 28 November 2018. Archived from the original on 28 November 2018. Retrieved 11 September 2020.
  11. ^ Staff, B. B. N. (3 November 2020). "Deon McCauley signs with UPSL Ginga University Atlanta". Belize News and Opinion on www.breakingbelizenews.com.
  12. ^ "UPSL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ginga Atlantas Deon McCaulay". UPSL.com. United Premier Soccer League. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  13. ^ "UPSL NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ginga Atlantas Deon McCaulay". UPSL.com. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  14. ^ a b c Deon McCaulayFIFA competition record (archived)
  15. ^ "First blood to Belize as Brazil ride begins". FIFA. 16 June 2011. Archived from the original on 27 December 2012.
  16. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Mamrud, Roberto. "Players with 100+ Caps and 30+ International Goals". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 28 June 2011. Retrieved 19 November 2011.
  17. ^ a b "UNCAF Nations Cup 2007". FutbolPlanet. 17 November 2011.

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