Jonathan Grant

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Jonathan Grant
Personal information
Full name Jonathan Grant
Date of birth (1993-10-15) October 15, 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Full-back
Youth career
2009–2012 Sigma FC
2012–2013 Yavapai Roughriders
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014 Sigma FC 12 (0)
2015 FC Montreal 10 (0)
2016 Swope Park Rangers 18 (1)
2017 Sigma FC 20 (7)
2018 Nyköpings BIS 0 (0)
National team
2015 Canada U23 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 3, 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 13, 2015

Jonathan "Johnny" Grant (born October 15, 1993) is a Canadian soccer player who most recently played for Nyköpings BIS in Division 1 Norra, the Swedish third tier.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

Youth FC[edit]

After spending four years with Sigma FC, Grant attended Yavapai College in Arizona in 2012.[1] In 2014, Grant was a part of the inaugural season of League1 Ontario with Sigma FC. He made 12 appearances, and during the summer he trained with Belgian club Genk.[2]

Professional[edit]

After an extended trial with the Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer and their USL affiliate, FC Montreal, Grant signed with the latter on May 14, 2015.[3] He made his debut on the same day against the Charleston Battery. Grant signed with USL side Swope Park Rangers on December 16, 2015.[4] He scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win over Orange County Blues FC on July 23, 2016.[5]

After spending 2017 returning to Sigma FC of League1 Ontario, where he was named League1 Ontario defender of the year,[6] Grant would sign with Nyköpings BIS of Division 1 Norra for the 2018 season.[7] With Nyköpings, Grant would be injured in training prior to the 2018 season, would miss the entire 2018 season due to surgery, and have his contract end by mutual consent in June 2018.[8]

International[edit]

Grant received his first call-up to Canadian national team on January 9, 2015 for a pair of friendlies against Iceland.[9] He did not appear in any of the two games.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Johhny Grant signs with National power Yavapai College for 2012". Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "Johnny Grant heads to KRC Genk". Retrieved May 14, 2015.
  3. ^ "Jonathan Grant joins FC Montreal". May 14, 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.sportingkc.com/post/2015/12/16/dane-kelly-usls-top-scorer-among-four-players-signed-swope-park-rangers
  5. ^ Bergabo, Patrik. "Recap: Swope Park Rangers cruise to 3-0 win over Orange County Blues FC".
  6. ^ "Johnathan Grant profile". League1 Ontario. April 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "Jonathan Grant klar för Nyköpings BIS". Nyköpings BIS. February 26, 2018.
  8. ^ "Jonathan Grant lämnar Nyköping". Nyköpings BIS. June 20, 2018.
  9. ^ Squizzato, Daniel (January 9, 2015). "Benito Floro eyes future with prospect-filled roster for Canada's upcoming friendlies vs. Iceland".
  10. ^ "Toronto Blizzard's Simpson And Sigma FC's Grant Named 2017 League1 Ontario Defenders Of The Year". League1 Ontario. November 6, 2017.
  11. ^ "League1 Ontario Announces 2017 Men's First, Second and Third Team All-Stars". League1 Ontario. November 10, 2017.

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