Steve Patterson (soccer)

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Steve Patterson
Personal information
Full name Steven Patterson
Place of birth United States
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1994–1996 Fresno State Bulldogs
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997 Colorado Foxes 28 (16)
1998–2000 Orange County Zodiac 75 (35)
2004 Orange County Blue Star 13 (7)
National team
1994 U.S. U-20
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Steve Patterson is a retired American soccer forward. He is the head coach of the Foothill High School girls’ soccer team.

Youth[edit]

In 1994, Patterson graduated from Foothill High School. He attended Fresno State University, playing on the men’s soccer team from 1994 to 1996.[1]

Professional[edit]

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.[2] At the end of the season, Patterson signed with the Colorado Rapids.[3] On November 6, 1997, the Chicago Fire selected Patterson in the 1997 MLS Expansion Draft. The Fire waived him on March 1, 1998.[4] 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.[5]

International[edit]

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.

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