Jake Beckford

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Jake Beckford
Personal information
Full name Jake Gerardo Beckford Edwards
Date of birth (1994-07-31) 31 July 1994 (age 22)
Place of birth Costa Rica
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 16
Youth career
Deportivo Saprissa[1]
Carolina Railhawks
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2014 Carolina Railhawks 2 (0)
2014– Limón 11 (1)
National team
2011 Costa Rica U17 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 July 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 July 2013

Jake Gerardo Beckford Edwards (born 31 July 1994) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Limón.

Club career[edit]

Born in Costa Rica, Beckford made his debut for the Carolina Railhawks of the North American Soccer League on June 29, 2013 against the Atlanta Silverbacks in which he came on in the 88th minute for César Elizondo as Carolina drew the match 1–1.[2] Just before his debut however, Beckford had already drawn a red card on June 8, 2013 in the Railhawks 2–1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies in which he was red carded in the 96th minute, along with Tampa Bay player, Shane Hill, despite not coming off the bench in that game after there was a mini-brawl on the pitch when the match ended.[3]

In June 2014, Beckford joined Limón.[4]


Beckford has represented his country at the under-17 for Costa Rica during the 2011 CONCACAF U-17 Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

As of July 27, 2013[5]
Club Season League League Cup Domestic Cup CONCACAF Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Carolina Railhawks 2013 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0


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