Michael Nonni

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Michael Nonni
Personal information
Full name Michael William Bowyer Nonni
Date of birth (1989-11-10) 10 November 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Vancouver Selects
FC Groningen
2009–2011 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 SV Wilhelmshaven 1 (0)
2013–2015 FC Edmonton 37 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 28, 2016

Michael William Bowyer Nonni (born 10 November 1989) is a Canadian former professional soccer player who most recently played with FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League.

Career[edit]

Youth and college[edit]

Born in West Vancouver, British Columbia, Nonni spent four years at the Vancouver Selects for which he had played abroad with the team against teams like Manchester United, Ajax Amsterdam, AS Roma, and AC Milan.[1] He then spent two seasons in college at the UC Santa Barbara for which he played for the soccer team, the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos.[1]

After spending two seasons at college Nonni went to Germany to play semi-professionally for SV Wilhelmshaven of the Regionalliga Nord. He made his debut for Wilhelmshaven on 19 February 2012 against RB Leipzig at the Red Bull Arena in which he started and played 46 minutes as Wilhelmshaven suffered an 8–2 defeat.[2]

Professional[edit]

On 30 July 2012 it was announced that Nonni had arrived for a trial at FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League.[3] He then officially signed a professional contract with FC Edmonton during pre-season of 2013.[4]

Nonni made his professional debut for FC Edmonton on 28 April 2013 against the San Antonio Scorpions at Clarke Stadium in which he came on as a 78th-minute substitute for Robert Garrett as FC Edmonton won the match 1–0.[5]

Nonni was released by Edmonton on 28 January 2016.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of October 25, 2015[7]
Club Season League League Cup Domestic Cup International Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
SV Wilhelmshaven 2011–12 Regionalliga Nord 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
FC Edmonton 2013 NASL 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0
2014 NASL 19 1 0 0 4 1 23 2
2015 NASL 15 1 0 0 2 0 17 2
Total 37 2 0 0 7 1 0 0 44 3
Career total 38 2 0 0 7 1 0 0 45 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "8 - Michael Nonni". UCSB. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "RB Leipzig nach Sieg über SV Wilhelmshaven wieder Spitzenreiter" (in German). SV Wilhelmshaven. 19 February 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Sandor, Steven. "Canadian forward Michael Nonni arrives in Edmonton as a trialist". The 11. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "FC Edmonton add five and release five". Box Score News. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "FC EDMONTON VS. SAN ANTONIO SCORPIONS 1 - 0". Soccerway. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  6. ^ http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/fc-edmonton-adds-english-defender-eckersley-to-fold/n-5094558
  7. ^ Michael Nonni at Soccerway

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