Deon McCaulay

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Deon McCaulay
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-09-20) September 20, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Belize City, Belize
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Atlanta Silverbacks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Kremandala
2006–2007 FC Belize
2007–2008 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 0
National team
2007– Belize 42 (22)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of June 14, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 22, 2017

Deon McCaulay (born September 20, 1987) is a Belizean international footballer who plays for Atlanta Silverbacks in the National Premier Soccer League. [1]

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;[2] he played in Honduras for Deportes Savio.[3] He has also played for Belmopan Bandits in the Premier League of Belize.[4]

In February 2013 he had a trial with the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer.[5]

In March 2014 he joined the Atlanta Silverbacks of North American Soccer League.[6]

After a two-year spell back in Belize with Verdes FC, McCaulay rejoined the Atlanta Silverbacks in March 2017. [7]

International career[edit]

McCaulay made his international debut for Belize in 2007.[3] He was a member of Belize's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign for both the 2010 and 2014 editions,[8] and he scored the first goal and first hat-trick of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.[9] He is Belize's all-time top scorer,[10] with 13 goals in FIFA World Cup qualifying,[8] as well as two goals at the 2007 UNCAF Nations Cup and one goal at the 2013 Copa Centroamericana. He was also the world-wide top goalscorer in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification along with Luis Suárez and Robin van Persie with 11 goals. He scored a hat-trick of those 11 in a 5–2 rout of Montserrat in June 2011.[11]

International goals[edit]

As of January 17, 2017

Scores and results list Belize's goal tally first.[8][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silverbacks sign CONCACAF Top Scorer – Belize international Deon McCaulay". NASL. February 25, 2014. Retrieved February 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Deon McCaulay, de Belice, lidera el goleo mundialistaoutings". 
  3. ^ a b Deon McCaulay at National-Football-Teams.com
  4. ^ "Bandits on a roll, Police scoreless in 4 outings". Amandala. April 5, 2013. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ Itel, Dan. "Dike injury leaves Porter, Timbers looking at new trialist". Major League Soccer. Retrieved February 12, 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.sanpedrosun.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/09-Deon-McCauley.jpg?aafc99
  7. ^ "Deon McCaulay Back to Atlanta Silverbacks". Channel 5 Belize. March 9, 2017. Retrieved May 10, 2017. 
  8. ^ a b c Deon McCaulayFIFA competition record
  9. ^ "First blood to Belize as Brazil ride begins". FIFA. June 16, 2011. 
  10. ^ Stokkermans, Karel; Mamrud, Roberto. "Players with 100+ Caps and 30+ International Goals". RSSSF. Archived from the original on June 28, 2011. Retrieved November 19, 2011. 
  11. ^ a b "UNCAF Nations Cup 2007". FutbolPlanet. November 17, 2011. 

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