Junior Flemmings

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Junior Flemmings
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Flemmings playing for New York Red Bulls II
Personal information
Full name Junior Flemmings[1]
Date of birth (1996-01-16) 16 January 1996 (age 23)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Club information
Current team
Phoenix Rising
Number 7
Youth career
Tivoli Gardens F.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2016 Tivoli Gardens F.C. 25 (10)
2016–2017 New York Red Bulls II 52 (16)
2018 Tampa Bay Rowdies 26 (6)
2019– Phoenix Rising 1 (1)
National team
2013–2014 Jamaica U17 9 (4)
2015 Jamaica U20 6 (2)
2017– Jamaica 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 December 2018

Junior Flemmings (born 16 January 1996) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a midfielder for Phoenix Rising FC in the USL Championship.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Flemmings began his career in the youth ranks of Tivoli Gardens F.C..

Tivoli Gardens[edit]

In 2013, he made his debut for the first team in the National Premier League.[2] He was unpaid during the 2013 season with Tivoli Gardens to ensure that he wouldn't ruin his chances of playing collegiate soccer in the United States.[3] During the 2015–2016 season Flemmings led Tivoli Gardens in scoring with 8 goals, including a late game winner on 23 November 2015 which helped his club to a 2–1 victory over Boys' Town FC.[4]

New York Red Bulls II[edit]

After months of speculation,[5] Flemmings signed with New York Red Bulls II of the United Soccer League on 25 March 2016.[6] On 2 April 2016, during his first appearance, Flemmings recorded his first goal and assist with the club in a 2–0 victory against Louisville City FC.[7] On 22 May 2016 Flemmings scored a late match winner helping New York to a 1–0 victory against FC Montreal.[8] On 12 August 2016 Flemmings helped New York to a 5–1 victory over Orlando City B, scoring one goal and being a constant threat throughout the match.[9]

On 14 April 2017 Flemmings scored his first goal of the season for New York, helping the club to a 3–1 victory over Orlando City B.[10] On 19 August 2017, Flemming scored two goals to help New York to a 4-0 victory over FC Cincinnati. [11] On 2 September 2017 Flemmings scored one goal and assisted on another in New York's 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay Rowdies.[12]

Tampa Bay Rowdies[edit]

In January 2018, Flemmings signed with Tampa Bay Rowdies in the USL.[13]

International[edit]

Flemmings has represented Jamaica at the U-20 and U-17 national team level, serving as captain of the U-17's.[14]

He received his first full national team call up in November 2015 and was named to the 18-player match roster for Jamaica's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Panama, but was an unused substitute. Flemmings made his senior international debut versus French Guiana in the 2017 Caribbean Cup.[15]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

New York Red Bulls II

Country[edit]

Jamaica

Individual[edit]

  • RSPL Young player of the season: 2015–2016

Career statistics[edit]

As of 22 July 2017
Club Season League League Cup Domestic Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
New York Red Bulls II 2016 23 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 7
2017 29 9 3 1 0 0 0 0 32 10
Career total 52 16 3 1 0 0 0 0 55 17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jamaica's 40 player provisional list to Copa Centenario". Jamaica Football Federation. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 16 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Junior Flemmings to get Opportunity in RSPL". jamaicafootballfederation.com. 21 January 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.
  3. ^ Jones, Ryon (21 January 2013). "Flemming Plays It Safe – JC Manning Captain Avoids Salary, Signing With TG To Keep US Scholarship Option Open". The Gleaner. Jamaica. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Flemmings late strike carries Tivoli past Boys' Town". jamaicaobserver.com. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  5. ^ Fido, Austin (26 November 2015). "Report: Junior Flemmings says he will join New York Red Bulls in January". Once A Metro. SB Nation. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  6. ^ "New York Red Bulls II sign Junior Flemmings". NewYorkRedBulls.com. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  7. ^ "Red Bulls II Take Impressive Win in Louisville". uslsoccer.com. 2 April 2016. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  8. ^ "USL MATCH RECAP: Red Bulls II Maintain Road Perfection with 1–0 win at FC Montreal". newyorkredbulls.com.
  9. ^ "USL Match Recap: NYRB II Downs Orlando City B, 5–1". newyorkredbulls.com.
  10. ^ "OCB Falls 3–1 at New York Red Bulls II". orlandocitysc.com. 14 April 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Red Bulls II Romp Past FC Cincinnati". uslsoccer.com. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
  12. ^ "NYRB II Tally Four Again, Defeat Tampa Bay". uslsoccer.com. 2 September 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  13. ^ http://www.rowdiessoccer.com/news_article/show/876278-rowdies-strengthen-their-attack-with-signing-of-junior-flemmings
  14. ^ "Junior Flemmings profile". jamaicafootballfederation.com. Retrieved 2 April 2016.
  15. ^ "Jamaica outlasts French Guiana on PKs, advances to Caribbean final". CONCACAF.

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