Jackson Farmer

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Jackson Farmer
Personal information
Full name Jackson Farmer
Date of birth (1995-05-03) May 3, 1995 (age 22)
Place of birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Whitecaps FC 2
Number 41
Youth career
2004–2009 Xtreme FC
2009–2010 Edmonton Juventus
2010–2011 Xtreme FC
2011–2014 Whitecaps FC Residency
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 6 (0)
2014 Charleston Battery (loan) 4 (0)
2015–2016 Whitecaps FC 2 34 (0)
National team
2010 Canada U15 1 (0)
2014–2015 Canada U20 5 (0)
2015– Canada U23 5 (0)
2013– Canada 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01:54, 22 September 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 10, 2013

Jackson Farmer (born May 3, 1995) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Whitecaps FC 2 in the USL.

Club career[edit]

Farmer began his career began his career with Edmonton Xtreme FC where he played from 2004 to 2009. He then spent time with Edmonton Juventus where he played from 2009 to 2010 before returning to Xtreme FC where he played from 2010 to 2011 before eventually joining the Whitecaps Residency program.[1]

On March 7, 2014, it was announced that Farmer was loaned to the Charleston Battery of the USL Pro, the third tier of the United States soccer league system, as part of the affiliation between the two clubs.[2] Farmer made his professional club debut on March 22, 2014 against Orlando City SC as a late substitute for Taylor Mueller.[3]

Farmer was signed to Vancouver's USL side, Whitecaps FC 2, on February 17, 2015.[4] In December 2016, Whitecaps FC 2 announced that Farmer would not return to the club for the 2017 season.[5]

International career[edit]

On August 27, 2013, Farmer received his first international call up to the Canadian national team by new manager Benito Floro for two friendlies against Mauritania on September 8 and 10.[6][7] He made his debut in the first friendly, coming on as an 86th minute sub for Doneil Henry. The match ended in a goalless draw.[8][9] After his debut with the senior side, Farmer was included on the U20 roster that went to 2014 Milk Cup.[10]

International career statistics[edit]

As of match played 1 March 2014.[11]
Canada national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 1 0
Total 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Whitecaps Bio". Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Battery receives(sic) five players on loan from Vancouver Whitecaps". Charleston Battery. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  3. ^ Conover, Daniel. "Battery hold on for 1-1 Orlando draw". chssoccer.net. Retrieved 3 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Whitecaps FC add first three players to WFC2 roster". February 17, 2015. 
  5. ^ Whitecaps FC 2 (December 20, 2016). "Whitecaps FC 2 re-sign Sem de Wit and Will Seymore, announce roster update". Whitecaps FC 2. 
  6. ^ "Canada names large squad for first camp under Floro". Canada Soccer. 27 August 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  7. ^ "Three Whitecaps FC players called up to Canadian men's national team training camp". WhitecapsFC.com. Vancouver Whitecaps FC. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  8. ^ Day, Gavin (8 September 2013). "Floro makes debut as Canada coach with scoreless tie vs. Mauritania". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "Canada MNT makes debut with coach Floro". Canada Soccer. 8 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  10. ^ http://canadasoccer.com/canada-m20-heads-to-2014-dale-farm-milk-cup-p156665
  11. ^ Jackson Farmer at National-Football-Teams.com

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