Fabian Kling

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Fabian Kling
Personal information
Full name Fabian Kling
Date of birth (1987-07-24) July 24, 1987 (age 29)
Place of birth Augsburg, West Germany
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Defender, Midfielder
Youth career
2003–2005 FC Augsburg
2006–2008 TSV Rain/Lech
2008–2011 Fort Lewis Skyhawks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 TSV Rain/Lech 10 (0)
2012 San Antonio Scorpions 15 (0)
2013–2014 FV Illertissen 25 (0)
2013–2014 TSV Rain/Lech (loan) 12 (0)
2015 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 14 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 June 2015.

Fabian Kling (born July 24, 1987) is a German footballer.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Fabian Kling is a 6'2" defender from Germany. Kling played his college soccer at Fort Lewis College, where he amassed 86 appearances and scored 28 goals. During his time at Fort Lewis, Kling earned honors such as NSCAA Division II National Player of the Year, Defensive Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Division II Final Four, All-NCAA Division II Final Four Team, NSCAA/Continental Tire All-America first team, Daktronics All-America first team and NSCAA All-Central Region first team in 2011, Fort Lewis Most Valuable Player, Third team NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-America, Third team Daktronics All-America, First team NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-Central Region in 2010, All-NCAA Division II Final Four Team, First team NSCAA All-Central Region, Second team Daktronics All-Central Region in 2009 and First team All-RMAC in 2008.[1]

Kling also spent time with German club TSV Rain/Lech during his summer breaks from college, who play in the Fußball-Bayernliga.

Professional[edit]

Kling was drafted in the second round of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft (30th overall) by Chivas USA,[2] but wasn't signed by the club. He also trialled with The Championship club Reading in February 2012.[3]

Kling signed with expansion side San Antonio Scorpions of the North American Soccer League on March 16, 2012.[4] He made his professional debut with the club on April 8, 2012 in a 0-0 draw against Atlanta Silverbacks.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fort Lewis College Athletics - 2011 Men's Soccer Roster Fabian Kling". Goskyhawks.com. Retrieved 2012-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Chivas USA selects Fabian Kling in second round of MLS Supplemental Draft". www.flcsoccer.com. 2012-01-17. Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 2012-04-08. 
  3. ^ "Chivatown Post: Training Days Edition". The Goat Parade. 2012-01-19. Retrieved 2012-04-08. 
  4. ^ "Scorpions Add Three to Defense | The Bexar Co. Foot". Bexarcountyfoot.com. 2012-03-16. Retrieved 2012-04-08. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Atlanta Silverbacks vs. San Antonio Scorpions - 8 April 2012 - Soccerway". Uk.soccerway.com. 2012-01-11. Retrieved 2012-04-08. 

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