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Philadelphia Union Roster December 8, 2009

Brad

Dave

Knighton

Myrie

POSITION: Goalkeeper

AGE: 24 HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 180 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: New England Revolution MLS EXPERIENCE: 3

CLUB

2009

NE Revolution

AGE: 21 HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 175 BIRTHPLACE: Costa Rica PREVIOUS CLUB: Chicago Fire MLS EXPERIENCE: 1 2009 Statistics

2009 Statistics YEAR

POSITION: Defender

GP GS

Career

MIN

SHTS SVS

GA

GAA

YEAR

CLUB Chicago Fire

6

6

540

0

36

14

2.33

2009

6

6

540

0

36

14

2.33

Career

2009: Posted 36 saves in six appearances for New England as a back-up

GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2009: Did not play.

goalkeeper.

Career Highlights

Career Highlights

• Made Revolution squad at the team’s annual tryout in early February 2007

• Joined Chicago’s senior roster as an international and discovery player

• After two years as the third-string goalkeeper, inherited the back-up duties

• Prior to Chicago played for Costa Rica’s Deportiva Alajuelense for one sea-

to Matt Reis

son before spending two seasons in Spain with Cadiz of Spanish Third Divi-

• Went undrafted at the MLS SuperDraft and MLS Supplemental Drafts

sion

• After impressing on the team’s preseason trip to Bermuda, was offered a

• Played for Costa Rica in 2007 U-20 World Cup and at the 2007 U-17 World

developmental contract

Cup

• Played college soccer at UNC-Wilmington, setting school record for single-season goals against average (.083) in his final season while posting six shutouts

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Shavar

Jordan

Thomas

Harvey

POSITION: Defender

POSITION: Defender

AGE: 28 HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 195 BIRTHPLACE: Jamaica PREVIOUS CLUB: Chivas USA MLS EXPERIENCE: 7

AGE: 25 HEIGHT: 5-11 WEIGHT: 170 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: Colorado Rapids MLS EXPERIENCE: 4

2009 Statistics YEAR

CLUB

2009

Chivas USA

Career

2009 Statistics GP

GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

YEAR

CLUB Colorado Rapids

17

17

1,459

0

0

7

2

2009

150

142

12,340

3

1

36

13

Career

GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

30

29

2,613

0

3

8

3

45

42

3,793

0

4

10

3

2009: Played and started in all 17 games for Chivas as a defender, logging

2009: Dished three assists, tying him for the fourth-best tally on the team…

nearly 1,500 minutes... Was added to the Jamaican National Team that for

Started in 29 of 30 matches played

the August 12th match against Ecuador.

Career Highlights • Veteran of seven MLS seasons • Since joining Dallas as a first Round Pick in the 2003 SuperDraft, has played in 150 MLS regular season matches, starting in 142, logged 8,750 minutes and registered three goals and one assist • Helped Kansas City Wizards to Western Conference Regular season title in 2004

Career Highlights • Had professional debut in 2008, playing in 15 matches • Played every match but one for the Rapids Reserve team, leading the squad to Division Championships in 2006 and 2007 • Was a member of the U-20 U.S. National Team and played with the national teams at the U-14, U-16 and U-17 levels • Was a member of UCLA’s 2002 NCAA Championship team

• Member of Jamaican National Team, helping it capture the Digicel Caribbean Championship in December of 2008

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Shea

Stefani Miglioranzi

Salinas POSITION: Midfielder

AGE: 23 HEIGHT: 5-10 WEIGHT: 150 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: San Jose Earthquakes MLS EXPERIENCE: 2

AGE: 32 HEIGHT: 6-1 WEIGHT: 160 BIRTHPLACE: Brazil PREVIOUS CLUB: Los Angeles Galaxy MLS EXPERIENCE: 4 2009 Statistics

2009 Statistics YEAR

CLUB

2009

SJ Earthquakes

Career

POSITION: Midfielder

GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

YEAR

CLUB LA Galaxy

23

13

1,306

0

5

19

5

2009

46

15

1,850

2

5

31

11

Career

GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

23

20

1,719

0

0

6

2

63

44

3,837

3

3

26

9

2009: Played in 23 games, starting in 13…Was second on San Jose team in

2009: Started in 20 of 23 games…Took six shots…Was acquired by LA from

assists with five.

the Columbus Crew in exchange for a conditional fourth round pick in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft on January 9, 2009.

Career Highlights

Career Highlights

• In 2008, played in 23 games and started in two…Finished the season with

• Was limited by injuries to 14 games and seven starts in 2008 as he helped

two goals, scoring in final two matches of the season

the Crew win their first MLS Cup Championship

• Became only third rookie since 2001 to start in a season opener for San

• Officially joined Columbus in January of 2007 and appeared in 23 games,

Jose, playing 57 minutes at forward on 4/3/08 at LA

making 17 starts while tallying three goals and two assists

• Played 77 games for Furman University, scoring 14 goals and recording 21

• Originally drafted in the Third Round of the 1999 MLS College Draft by

assists in his college career

Chicago Fire but elected to bypass MLS for a career in England, playing for Swindon Town, Portsmouth and Everton

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Andrew Jacobson

Nick

POSITION: Midfielder

POSITION: Forward

AGE: 22 HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 184 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: New York Red Bulls MLS EXPERIENCE: 1

AGE: 24 HEIGHT: 6-2 WEIGHT: 185 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: D.C. United MLS EXPERIENCE: 1 2009 Statistics YEAR

CLUB

2009

D.C. United

Career

Zimmerman

2009 Statistics GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

YEAR

CLUB NY Red Bulls

17

8

845

0

0

8

1

2009

17

8

845

0

0

8

1

Career

2009: After returning to the U.S., Jacobson signed in February with D.C.

GP GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

11

7

757

0

0

21

10

11

7

757

0

0

21

10

2009: Played in 11 games, starting in seven…Took 21 shots.

United, the team that originally drafted him in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft. Jacobson played in 17 League games (eight starts), amassing 845 minutes in the midfield. In all competitions, Jacobson appeared in 28 games (17 starts) and scored a goal. His lone goal of the season came in a 2-1 win over the Harrisburg City Islanders in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals.

Career Highlights

Career Highlights

• Played for FC Lorient of France’s Ligue 1 after being drafted by D.C. United

• Played for college soccer at James Madison, leading the Dukes in goals (6)

in ‘08

and points (17) as a senior and was named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic

• Was named to the U.S. National Futsal Team (indoor soccer) and played in

Region Third Team and the 2008 All-CAA First Team

the 2008 Futsal World Cup in Brazil

• As a four-year starter, he played in 75 games (65 starts), scoring 13 goals

• Was a First Team NSCAA All-American as a senior at Cal

and notching 21 assists • Played with U.S. National U-15 National Team

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Alejandro

Sebastien

Moreno

Le Toux

POSITION: Forward

POSITION: Forward

AGE: 30 HEIGHT: 5-9 WEIGHT: 170 BIRTHPLACE: Venezuela PREVIOUS CLUB: Columbus Crew MLS EXPERIENCE: 8

AGE: 25 HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 165 BIRTHPLACE: France PREVIOUS CLUB: Seattle Sounders FC MLS EXPERIENCE: 1 2009 Statistics

2009 Statistics YEAR

CLUB

2009

Columbus Crew

Career

GP

GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

YEAR

CLUB Seattle Sounders FC

22

17

1,605

4

1

24

12

2009

200

154

14,152

43

28

264

135

Career

GP

GS

MIN

G

A

SHT SOG

28

15

1,457

1

3

27

12

28

15

1,457

1

3

27

12

2009: Started in 17 of 22 games... Scored four goals and had one assist...Tied

2009: Started in 15 of 28 games for Seattle, scoring one goal and dishing

for third on the team in goals.

three assists...Took 27 shots.

Career Highlights

Career Highlights

• Has appeared in 173 games, with 127 starts in seven seasons in MLS

• First player signed by Sounders FC on May 8, 2008

• Has 43 goals and 28 assists in career

• Voted MVP of USL 1 in 2007 while leading Seattle to Tittle

• Set MLS record during 2004 season by scoring five goals on five consecu-

• Scored 24 goals in 54 league matches over two USL seasons

tive shots

• Top scorer in U.S. Open Cup in both 2007 and 2008

• Was awarded Columbus’ Golden Boot Award in 2008 for scoring team-best

• Also played for FC Lorient from 2004-06 in France’s Ligue 1

seven goals • Also played for Venezuelan National Team for four years

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Chris

Seitz POSITION: Goalkeeper

AGE: 23 HEIGHT: 6-3 WEIGHT: 236 BIRTHPLACE: USA PREVIOUS CLUB: Real Salt Lake MLS EXPERIENCE: 3 2009 Statistics YEAR

CLUB

GP

GS

MIN

2009

Real Salt Lake

4

4

360

1

7

7

630

1

Career

SHTS SVS

GA

GAA

13

5

1.25

19

13

1.86

2009: Played and started in four games for 2009 MLS Cup Champion Real Salt Lake... Allowed just five goals and posted 13 saves.

Career Highlights • Part of Real Salt Lake team that captured the 2009 MLS Cup • Member of U-23 National Team that represented the United States at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing • With MLS Debut on 4/30/07, became the second youngest goalkeeper to start an MLS match in goal at the age of 20 years and 49 days of age • Was the second highest goalkeeper selected in the history of the MLS SuperDraft when he was picked fourth overall in 2007 • Played college soccer at Maryland, leading the squad to a 2005 National Championship as a freshman • Was College Cup’s Defensive MVP • In two seasons with the Terps, registered an incredible 28-5-3 record to go along with a 0.77 GAA and 16 shutouts

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Team Contact Information

philadelphiaunion.com Contact: For English:

For Spanish:

Carl Cherkin

Cristina Maillo-Belda

Mobile: (215) 300-3316 Email: ccherkin@philadelphiaunion.com

Mobile: (240) 602-0488 Email: cmaillo-belda@philadelphiaunion.com

Aimee Cicero Mobile: (610) 209-3657 Email: acicero@philadelphiaunion.com

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