Joey Melo

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Joey Melo
Personal information
Full name Jose Melo
Date of birth (1989-01-25) January 25, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Milton, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Master's Futbol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2009 Toronto FC 5 (0)
2010 Havant & Waterlooville 1 (0)
2011–2013 Mississauga Eagles FC (11)
2013–2014 North York Astros 34 (16)
2015 Scarborough SC 21 (7)
2016 North Mississauga SC 18 (11)
2017– Master's Futbol 2 (2)
National team
2008 Canada U-20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2017.

Jose "Joey" Melo (born January 25, 1989 in Milton, Ontario) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for North Mississauga SC.

Career[edit]

Melo began his professional career in 2007 after signing a contract with Toronto FC of the Major League Soccer. He made his professional debut on June 17, 2007 as a 92nd-minute substitute against FC Dallas. He appeared in a total of five matches for the club.[1] He was waived by Toronto on January 3, 2009 and was in February 2009 on trial with Vancouver Whitecaps FC.[2][3] In 2010, he went abroad to England to sign with Havant & Waterlooville F.C..

In 2011, he returned to Canada to sign with the Mississauga Eagles FC of the Canadian Soccer League.[4]He helped Mississauga secure a postseason berth by finishing seventh in the overall standings. In 2012, he was appointed the team captain. In 2013, after the folding of Mississauga the roster was merged to the North York Astros. In 2014, he helped North York clinch a postseason berth by finishing fourth in the overall standings.

After North York left the CSL in 2015 he signed with expansion franchise Scarborough SC.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joey Melo". 
  2. ^ 'Caps defeat TWU in preseason friendly
  3. ^ "Rumor: Joey Melo released". TFCnews.ca - Toronto FC Transfers, Trades, Signings & Rumors. 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2016-05-24. 
  4. ^ "April 24, 2011 CSL--Mississauga Eagles Completes Pyramid From Top To Bottom (from CSL website)". www.rocketrobinsoccerintoronto.com. Retrieved 2016-05-24. 
  5. ^ "Scarborough SC | Canadian Soccer League". 2015-11-15. Archived from the original on 2015-11-15. Retrieved 2016-10-29. 

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