Michael Harrington (soccer)
Harrington with Chicago Fire in 2017
|Date of birth||January 24, 1986|
|Place of birth||Greenville, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2001–2003||IMG Soccer Academy|
|2003–2006||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|2004–2006||Raleigh CASL Elite||10||(1)|
|2007–2012||Sporting Kansas City||149||(5)|
|2018||North Carolina FC||24||(0)|
|2003||United States U17||1||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:21, 15 October 2018 (UTC)|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 24, 2012
Michael Harrington (born January 24, 1986) is a former American soccer player.
College and amateur
Born in the North Carolina city of Greenville, Harrington attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he played on the men's college soccer team from 2003 to 2006. During the collegiate off season, he also played for the Raleigh CASL Elite of the Premier Development League.
After six years with Kansas City, Harrington was traded to Portland Timbers in December 2012 in exchange for allocation money. He was traded to the Colorado Rapids in exchange for allocation money following the 2014 season.
Harrington was a member of the U-17 Residency Program at the Bradenton Academy and while there played for the US at the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland in which the team reached the quarterfinals. Two years later Harrington represented America at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship in the Netherlands.
Sporting Kansas City
- "Sporting ship Harrington to Portland for allocation money". 3 December 2012.
- "Portland Timbers acquire allocation money from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for defender Michael Harrington". 8 December 2014.
- "Chicago Fire Sign Michael Harrington and Patrick McLain". 18 January 2016.
- NCFC Communications (10 January 2018). "MLS Veteran, Defensive Powerhouse Michael Harrington Signs With North Carolina FC". North Carolina FC.
- "FIFA Tournaments - Players & Coaches - Mike HARRINGTON". FIFA.com.