Matt Nickell

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Matt Nickell
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Personal information
Date of birth (1983-07-11) July 11, 1983 (age 34)
Place of birth Waukee, Iowa, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
2001–2004 Drake Bulldogs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003 Des Moines Menace 5 (0)
2005–2006 D.C. United 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2006.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 24 November 2006

Matt Nickell (born July 11, 1983 in Waukee, Iowa) is an American soccer player, who last played forward for D.C. United in Major League Soccer.


Nickell played college for Drake University Soccer from 2001 to 2004. In his four seasons there he accumulated 31 goals and 22 assists. In 2003, his junior year, he set the Drake single-season record for goals with 13.

He was selected in the first round 12th overall in the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft by the D.C. United. Following the 2006 season, he was waived by the team.[1]


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