Riley O'Neill

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Riley O'Neill
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Personal information
Date of birth (1985-09-09) September 9, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
CCBRT United FC
Number 10
Youth career
2001–2003 Timberline Secondary School
2003–2007 Kentucky Wildcats
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 SV Wilhelmshaven 30 (12)
2008–2009 Eintracht Braunschweig 2 (0)
2008–2009 Eintracht Braunschweig II 14 (7)
2009–2010 SV Wilhelmshaven 27 (6)
2011–2012 MYPA 53 (12)
2013 Victoria Highlanders 24 (6)
2014- CCBRT United FC
National team
2002 Canada U-17 3 (0)
2004–2005 Canada U-20 17 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 16, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 10, 2013

Riley O'Neill (born September 9, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for CCBRT United FC in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League.[1]

Career[edit]

On January 18, 2007 O'Neill was drafted by Colorado Rapids in the third round (36th overall) of the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft. His rights were traded to Toronto FC on April 19, 2007.[2] However, he never signed with Toronto, opting to try his luck abroad.

O'Neill signed with German club SV Wilhelmshaven who played in the Regionalliga Nord in 2007 through 2008, before moving to Eintracht Braunschweig. He struggled for playing time with Braunschweig, spending most his time with their second team. O'Neill moved back to SV Wilhelmshaven in 2009.

O'Neill moved again in 2011, this to MYPA who played in the Finnish Veikkausliiga. He managed twelve goals over two seasons with the club, but he became a free agent at the end of their 2012 season.

The Victoria Highlanders announced the signing of Riley O'Neill as one of their over-age players for the 2013 May–July summer USL PDL season.[3] He joined 2014 to new founded Vancouver Metro Soccer League club CCBRT United FC, who played with former pro Taj Sangara.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ VMSL Imperial Cup Quarterfinals
  2. ^ Conor Casey (July 25, 1981). "Conor Casey". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Highlanders Player Announcement - Riley O'Neill". Islandsportsnews.net. April 17, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ Rich got richer and the poor got poorer in VMSL Premier Division