Matt Gold

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Matt Gold
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Personal information
Full name Matthew Gold
Date of birth (1988-06-14) June 14, 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
2007–2010 Ohio State Buckeyes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Austin Aztex U23 2 (0)
2011 Toronto FC 3 (0)
2012 San Antonio Scorpions 8 (0)
2013–2014 Charlotte Eagles 48 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 12, 2014.

Matthew Gold (born June 14, 1988 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American soccer player.

Career[edit]

College and Amateur[edit]

Gold began his youth career playing for Lonestar Soccer Club in Austin, Texas, where he also attended St. Stephen's Episcopal School, a prestigious academic day and boarding school with a soccer and tennis academy intended for students with an interest in the college and professional levels. He then went on to play four years of college soccer for Ohio State University. During his college years he also played for Austin Aztex U23 in the USL Premier Development League.[1]

Professional[edit]

Gold was selected by Toronto FC in the third round (43rd overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft,[2] and was officially signed by the club on March 18, 2011.[3] He made his professional debut on April 30, 2011, coming on as a substitute in a game against Seattle Sounders FC.[4] Gold made his CONCACAF Champions League debut in a group stage match against UNAM Pumas as a second half sub for Richard Eckersley on September 27, the game ended in a 1-1 home draw.[5] He was released by Toronto in November 2011.[6]

Gold signed with expansion side San Antonio Scorpions FC of the North American Soccer League on February 2, 2012.[7]

After his release from San Antonio, Gold moved to USL Pro club Charlotte Eagles on February 14, 2013.[8]

Honours[edit]

Toronto FC[edit]

Club Statistics[edit]

Club Nat Season League League Playoff Domestic Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Toronto FC Canada 2011 MLS 3 0 - 2 0 1 0 6 0
Career total 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 0

Last updated on September 27, 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.uslsoccer.com/teams/2009/8969453.html#STATS
  2. ^ "2011 MLS SuperDraft Tracker". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. Retrieved 2011-01-14. 
  3. ^ "TFC Gets Golden | Toronto FC". torontofc.ca. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 
  4. ^ http://www.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2011-04-30-seattle-sounders-fc-vs-toronto-fc/recap
  5. ^ "Depleted Reds Earn CCL Draw". Toronto FC. September 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Matt Gold released by Toronto FC. - Waking The Red". wakingthered.com. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 
  7. ^ "| NASL". nasl.com. Retrieved 2016-07-25. 
  8. ^ http://uslpro.uslsoccer.com/home/695770.html

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