Sean Cunningham (soccer)

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Sean Cunningham
Personal information
Full name Sean Patrick Cunningham
Date of birth (1993-01-24) January 24, 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Troy, Michigan, United States
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Fullback
Youth career
2007–2011 Derby County Wolves
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Molde 0 (0)
2012 Stabæk (loan) 18 (0)
National team
2011 United States U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 22, 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of February 28, 2012

Sean Patrick Cunningham (born January 24, 1993) is an American soccer player who is a free agent after being released from Molde in July 2013.

Career[edit]

Cunningham was born in Troy, Michigan, and played soccer with Derby County Wolves Soccer Club and originally committed to play at the University of Michigan[1] before he signed for Molde ahead of the 2011 season.[2] He has not yet made his debut for Molde in the league, but played three matches in the 2011 Norwegian Cup.[3] Ahead of the 2012 season, Ole Gunnar Solskjær the manager of Molde, stated that he wanted Cunningham on loan to another Tippeliga-club during the season to get match-training.[4] On 7 March 2012 it was announced that Cunningham had joined Stabæk on a season-long loan deal.[5] In at the start of the 2013 season, Cunningham trained with IL Hødd.[6] In July 2013, Cunningham was released from his contract with Molde with six months remaining and returned to the United States.[7]

Following Cunningham's release from Molde, he went on trial with Seattle Sounders, playing in a reserve fixture in July 2013.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

Updated on July 21, 2013[9]

Season Club Division League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
2011 Molde Tippeligaen 0 0 1 0 1 0
2012 Stabæk 18 0 1 0 2 0 21 0
2013 Molde 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 18 0 2 0 2 0 22 0

Source: nifs.no

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ung amerikaner opp til MFK-eksamen". rbnett.no (in Norwegian). Romsdals Budstikke. January 18, 2011. Retrieved February 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cunningham blir Molde-spiller". rbnett.no. Romsdals Budstikke. January 25, 2011. Retrieved February 29, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sean Cunningham Profiler". moldefk.no. 
  4. ^ "Cunningham til Stabæk?". rbnett.no (in Norwegian). Romsdals Budstikke. February 8, 2012. Retrieved February 29, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Sean Cunningham til Stabæk". tv2.no (in Norwegian). TV 2. 7 March 2012. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Sean Cunningham med mot Kristiansund" (in Norwegian). hodd.no. 6 February 2013. Retrieved 1 October 2013. 
  7. ^ Bakkehaug, Wegard (16 July 2013). "Molde har over 30 spillere i stallen: – Det er voldsomt" (in Norwegian). TV 2. Retrieved 19 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Trialists and youngsters at Reserve Game". http://www.sounderatheart.com/. Sounder at Heart. 22 July 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2015.  External link in |website= (help)
  9. ^ "S.Cunningham". http://uk.soccerway.com/. Soccerway. Retrieved 1 May 2015.  External link in |website= (help)

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