Stephen McCarthy (soccer)

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Stephen McCarthy
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McCarthy during the 2011 MLS SuperDraft
Personal information
Full name Stephen Michael McCarthy
Date of birth (1988-07-21) July 21, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
San Antonio FC
Number 15
Youth career
1999–2006 Dallas Texans
2006–2008 Santa Clara Broncos
2009–2010 North Carolina Tar Heels
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 DFW Tornados 10 (4)
2010 Carolina Dynamo 9 (4)
2011–2014 New England Revolution 69 (2)
2015 KuPS 10 (0)
2016– San Antonio FC 45 (3)
National team
2007 United States U18 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:04, 21 October 2017 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 1, 2013

Stephen Michael McCarthy (born July 21, 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American soccer player currently playing for San Antonio FC in the United Soccer League.


Youth and College[edit]

McCarthy played youth soccer with the Dallas Texans 88'. Former teammates include Andre Akpan, Ross LaBauex, Jonathan Villanueva and Omar Gonzalez. This team also won three National Championships along with being the only American team to win the Dallas Cup Super Group. During that year both Manchester United and Real Madrid took part in the international tournament.

McCarthy attended Nolan Catholic High School in Fort Worth, Texas. During his senior year along with leading Nolan Catholic to a State Championship, he was also awarded the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools Division I Offensive Player of the Year. As well as being recognized as an All-State selection (2006).

McCarthy played college soccer at Santa Clara University, and later transferred to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also played USL Premier Development League for the DFW Tornados and then the Carolina Dynamo[1] in the following year.


McCarthy was drafted in the second round (24th overall) of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by New England Revolution.[2] He made his professional debut on March 20, 2011, in the Revs' first game of the 2011 MLS season against Los Angeles Galaxy, and scored his first professional goal on April 2 in a 1-1 tie with the Portland Timbers.[3]


McCarthy represented the U.S. at the Under-20 level. In 2007, he played for the U.S. Under-18’s at the Pan-American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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