Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Watson leaves Orlando City for Minnesota
February 22nd, 2014 9:56AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl, orlando city, usl

MOST COMMENTED

[NASL 2014 COUNTDOWN] Jamie Watson, who had 10 goals and seven assists for USL PRO champion Orlando City in 2013, has signed with Minnesota United for the 2014 NASL season.

The 27-year-old Watson, who originally began his pro career with Real Salt Lake after starring for the U.S. U-17 national team, spent some time on loan with Minnesota Stars FC in 2012.

"I am excited about coming back to Minnesota," he said. "I know how great a club Minnesota is and how great their fans are. It was an easy decision for me to come back and play with the core group of guys I played with in 2012. I can't wait to get back and get going this season."

Watson is the second USL PRO forward to sign with Minnesota, along with Christian Ramirez, who joined the club from the Charlotte Eagles.

KING BACK IN CAROLINA. Former N.C. State star Aaron King has returned to the Carolina RailHawks after spending the 2013 season with USL PRO's Phoenix FC and FC Haka in Finland. The forward has spent time with the Charleston Battery, Wilmington Hammerheads, Miami FC and Tampa Bay Rowdies in addition to a brief stint with the RailHawks during the 2009 season over his seven-year pro career.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Reign players reward Harvey with turnaround    
[NWSL: Final] Englishwoman Laura Harvey was an easy choice for NWSL Coach of the Year, taking ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"Hopefully, we'll have some kind of home-field advantage, which will help. They played in something like ...
Charleston clinches playoff berth, Rhinos move closer    
[USL PRO: Week 24] The Charleston Battery became the fifth team to clinch a USL PRO ...
Strikers and Rowdies pick up important wins    
[NASL: Fall Week 8] The Ft. Lauderdale Strikers' 2-0 win at first-place San Antonio on Friday ...
Saturday surprises jumble Eastern Conference playoff look    
[MLS: Saturday] Perhaps Houston's contentious and surprising win in Kansas City Friday carried over to Saturday's ...
Hamburg -- der Dinosaurier -- turns to Julian Green for help    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Julian Green is set to join Hamburg on loan from Bayern Munich in a ...
What They're Saying: Louis Van Gaal    
"The progress is there, but you have to win, a club like Manchester United have to ...
Where to Watch European Soccer    
The new European club season has started up. Here are places Soccer America readers recommend where ...
Howard's Everton pummeled by Chelsea    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard endured one of his longest afternoons with Everton as the Toffees fell ...
Prague-bound Garza and Corona get starts    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Joe Corona and Greg Garza, who will join the USA for its match at ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives