Michael Seaton (footballer)

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Michael Seaton
Michael-Seaton-DSCF0186.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Joseph Seaton
Date of birth(1996-05-01) 1 May 1996 (age 18)
Place of birthSpanish Town, Jamaica
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
(on loan from D.C. United)
Number29
Youth career
2010–2012D.C. United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–D.C. United3(0)
2013Richmond Kickers (loan)15(5)
2014Richmond Kickers (loan)8(3)
National team
2012–2013Jamaica U175(2)
2013–Jamaica8(2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 July 2014
 
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Michael Seaton
Michael-Seaton-DSCF0186.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Joseph Seaton
Date of birth(1996-05-01) 1 May 1996 (age 18)
Place of birthSpanish Town, Jamaica
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing positionForward
Club information
Current team
Richmond Kickers
(on loan from D.C. United)
Number29
Youth career
2010–2012D.C. United
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2013–D.C. United3(0)
2013Richmond Kickers (loan)15(5)
2014Richmond Kickers (loan)8(3)
National team
2012–2013Jamaica U175(2)
2013–Jamaica8(2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 July 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 July 2014

Michael Seaton (born 1 May 1996 in Spanish Town, Jamaica) is a Jamaican footballer who currently plays for the Richmond Kickers on loan from D.C. United. Upon his United debut in 2013, he became the first MLS player born after the league began play.

Career[edit]

Youth[edit]

Seaton began playing for D.C. United in 2010, when he signed for their youth academy, as part of the U-15 squad. Before playing for DC United, he played for the Freestate Soccer Alliance, a soccer club based in Bowie, Maryland. He worked his way up the ranks of the academy.

Professional[edit]

Seaton signed with D.C. United on 13 January 2013.[1] Seaton was the fifth member of United's Academy to sign a contract with the first team.

In March 2013, he was loaned to the Richmond Kickers of USL Pro. On 3 May, Seaton made his debut for Richmond against Wilmington, where he scored.[2]

Seaton's first game with D.C. United was a friendly match on 12 July, against C.D. Guadalajara. Seaton played for 20 minutes and assisted Carlos Ruiz's goal in the 73rd minute.

Seaton trained with Serie A club Internazionale during January 2014.[3]

International[edit]

Seaton received his first senior Jamaica national team call versus Trinidad on 15 November 2013.[4] Seaton scored his 1st senior international goal versus St. Lucia on 5 March 2014, as a 17 year old.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Jamaica's goal tally first.[5]
#DateVenueOpponentScoreResultCompetition
1.5 March 2014Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet Saint Lucia
1–0
5–0
Friendly
2.26 May 2014Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey Serbia
1–2
1–2
Friendly

Career statistics[edit]

All-time club performance
ClubSeasonMajor League SoccerUS Open CupMLS CupCONCACAFTotal
AppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoals
D.C. United
2013300000--30
20140000000000
Club Total3000000030
ClubSeasonUSL ProUS Open CupUSL Pro PlayoffsCONCACAFTotal
AppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoalsAppGoals
Richmond Kickers (loan)
2013155102000185
20144300000043
Club Total1982020-228

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