Jacob Shaffelburg

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Jacob Shaffelburg
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-11-26) November 26, 1999 (age 19)
Place of birth Port Williams, Canada[1]
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC
Number 24
Youth career
Berkshire School
2016 Black Rock FC
2016–2019 Toronto FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019 Toronto FC II 12 (2)
2019– Toronto FC 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 July 2019

Jacob Shaffelburg (born November 26, 1999) is a Canadian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.[2]

Career[edit]

Shaffelburg began the 2019 season with Toronto FC II in USL League One.

Shaffelburg made his first appearance for in the Toronto FC in the 2019 CONCACAF Champions League on February 19, 2019[3][4] and then signed with Toronto FC as a Homegrown Player on June 21, 2019.[4] He made his first MLS appearance the following day, playing 31 minutes against FC Dallas in Frisco, Texas.[5] Four days later on June 26 he had his first start for Toronto FC at BMO Field scoring an assist in a 3-2 win against Atlanta United FC,[1] setting up the fastest goal in TFC history only 29 seconds into the game.[6]

Before joining the Toronto FC system, he played for the Boy's soccer team at Berkshire School.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of July 17, 2019[8]
Club League Season League Playoffs Domestic Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto FC II USL League One 2019 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 2
Toronto FC MLS 2019 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
Career Total 18 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 19 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wharnsby, Tim (28 June 2019). "Nova Scotia teen Jacob Shaffelburg impresses in starting debut for TFC". Toronto Star (published 29 June 2019). pp. S6. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Canada - J. Shaffelburg - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". ca.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-05-13.
  3. ^ "Game Detail". Concacaf Champions League. CONCACAF. Retrieved 29 June 2019. 57' - Jacob Shaffelburg enters the pitch for Toronto FC
  4. ^ a b "Port Williams' Shaffelburg signs first-team deal with Toronto FC". The Chronicle Herald. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 21 June 2019. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  5. ^ Buffery, Steve (23 June 2019). "Jacob Shaffelburg climbs the ladder and gets his first taste of MLS action". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  6. ^ Wharnsby, Tim (26 June 2019). "Toronto FC over Atlanta in a wild ride of late penalty kicks and record fast goals". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. The Canadian Press. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  7. ^ "Toronto FC sign forward Jacob Shaffelburg to Homegrown Player deal". mlssoccer.com. Retrieved 2019-06-23.
  8. ^ Soccerway. "Jacob Shaffelburg profile".

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