Steve Patterson (soccer)
|Full name||Steven Patterson|
|Place of birth||United States|
|1994–1996||Fresno State Bulldogs|
|1998–2000||Orange County Zodiac||75||(35)|
|2004||Orange County Blue Star||13||(7)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
In 1997, Patterson turned professional with the Colorado Foxes of the USISL A-League. He finished the season with sixteen goals, placing him fourth on the league’s scoring chart. Patterson was also selected as Second Team All League. At the end of the season, Patterson signed with the Colorado Rapids. On November 6, 1997, the Chicago Fire selected Patterson in the 1997 MLS Expansion Draft. The Fire waived him on March 1, 1998. In 1998, Patterson moved to the Orange County Zodiac where he played until 2000. In 2004, he spent the first half of the season with the Orange County Blue Star.
In 1994, Patterson played for the United States U-20 men's national soccer team at the 1995 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament. Patterson and his team mates failed to qualify for the 1995 FIFA World Youth Championship.