Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Eddie Johnson sets club record
by Mike Woitalla, September 10th, 2012 11:32PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS GOLEADORES] Prodigal son Eddie Johnson, who returned to MLS this season after four unsuccessful seasons abroad, scored twice in Seattle's 2-1 win over Chivas USA to put him fourth in the MLS leading scorers' race while setting a club record. For the latest on the Golden Boot race ...

* Both of Johnson's goals came off headers. Of his 13 goals this season, nine have been headers.

* Johnson's 13 goals set a club record for the Seattle Sounders, breaking the 12-goal mark Fredy Montero set in 2011 and in the Sounders' inaugural 2009 season.

* The 28-year-old Johnson's most productive season came in 2007 when he scored 15 times for Kansas City. He joined Fulham the following season on a $5 million transfer but didn't rediscover his scoring touch with the EPL club nor while on loan stints with Cardiff City, Preston or Greece's Aris.

* Johnson signed with FC Dallas in 2001 at age 17. His break-out year came in 2004, when he scored 12 goals for FC Dallas -- tied for the league lead with San Jose's Brian Ching.

* MLS Leading Scorers

Player Team (country) Goals Assists
 Chris Wondolowski  San Jose (USA)  18  6
 Kenny Cooper  New York (USA)  14  2
 Alvaro Saborio  Real Salt Lake (Costa Rica)  14  2
 Eddie Johnson  Seattle (USA)  13  2
 Thierry Henry  New York (France)  11  8
 Robbie Keane  Los Angeles (Ireland)  11  8
 Freddy Montero  Seattle (Colombia)  11  6
 Will Bruin  Houston (USA)  11  3
 Alan Gordon  San Jose (USA)  11  3
 Saer Sene  New England (France)  11  3


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Under-20 World Cup: USA wins group but loses three players    
The USA won Group F at the Under-20 World Cup thanks to ties in both games ...
NWSL: 'Crazy' heat conditions send Daly to hospital    
The Houston Dash's Rachel Daly was briefly hospitalized for heat exhaustion after she collapsed as she ...
MLS Week 13: Galaxy rolls on in Cali Clasico    
The LA Galaxy won its third straight game, all on the road, when it beat the ...
U.S. Abroad: Pulisic makes history with cup win    
Christian Pulisic become the first American in more than a decade to win a title for ...
What They're Saying: Frank Baumann    
"We've been watching him for quite some time. Josh is one of the greatest talents in ...
U.S. Abroad: Cameron gets Stoke City extension    
Geoff Cameron has signed a contract extension with Stoke City that will keep him at the ...
Tab Ramos: We ran them into the ground    
In its second game of the U-20 World Cup, after opening with a 3-3 tie against ...
MLS Weekend: Three Games to Watch    
Week 13 isn't being billed as a Rivalry Week, but it sure looks like one. Facing ...
MLS Discipline: Three players suspended, Ortiz fined, Heath warned    
Upon review of incidents from games played last week, the MLS Disciplinary Committee has handed down ...
Japan beats and ties U.S. U-20 women     
Adrienne Richardson of the Minnesota Thunder scored and assisted in the U.S. U-20 women's national team's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives