Clint Mathis
Professional soccer player
Clint Mathis
Clint Mathis is a retired American soccer player.
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August 26 – Mathis Lights Up MLS - Soccer365 (press release)
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Clint Mathis put in a Major League Soccer record setting performance scoring five goals to led the New York/New Jersey MetroStars past the Dallas Burn 6-4 on this day in soccer history in 2000. Mathis knocked in a first half hat-trick that one would
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THE RAZOR'S EDGE Bulls haven't won in 16 games at Gillette - Big Apple Soccer
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Before we get into the nasty details, let's set up Octavio Zambrano's final game as Metros coach: His team needed to defeat the Revs to reach the playoffs without the likes of Clint Mathis, who was suspended for his red card for stomping on midfielder
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Romeo, Grammozis und Tjikuzu: Wo spielen sie heute? - transfermarkt (Pressemitteilung)
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FC Kaiserslautern aktiv war, verließ Deutschland und wechselte in seine Heimat Griechenland zu Diethnis Enosis Ergotelis, wo der ehemalige Hannoveraner Clint Mathis sein Teamkollege war. In der ersten Saison beim Super-League-Club kam der 33-Jährige
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TAKING THE FIFTH Richards ties Mathis on RB assist chart - Big Apple Soccer
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... of the 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire on Saturday. The Jamaican international leads the team in assists with seven. He also raised his career assist total to 23, which is good for a tie with Clint Mathis for fifth all-time on the club career list
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Mohawks in MLS: 'Do has its roots with an MLS legend - Major League Soccer
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Like most athletes, Clint Mathis has never wanted to fade into the background. Quite the contrary — when he famously sported that single fin of hair as a member of the MetroStars, standing out from the crowd was part of the coiffeur's mission
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Robbie Findley Can Flourish Under Former England Boss McClaren - Footy Matters
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Findley has several years experience of a likeable-yet-authoritative manager in Jason Kreis, the man who gave a young striker his chance in the first team, and the chance to learn discipline from seasoned US internationals like Clint Mathis and Kyle
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The Throw-In: Midseason makeovers require patience, time - Major League Soccer
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Clint Mathis getting sent from LA to the MetroStars in 2000, helping his new team to its best finish in club history and a game from the championship. The Chicago Fire picked up Cuauhtémoc Blanco and Brian McBride in back-to-back summers only to hit a
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US Roster Wednesday…The Klinsmann Journey Begins - The Shin Guardian
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I'm also left-footed and have the lead in the “the hair that made Clint Mathis popular in Germany” category. Benny Feilhaber. Benny just became free, but does he still have it? Jermaine Jones. The token German? Or is that now Klinsmann
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Soccer camp spreads virtues of the sport - Aiken Standard (subscription)
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"Because of our parent club, the Honolulu Bulls, we have access to players and have previously brought in (former US national team player) Clint Mathis and (Women's Professional Soccer player) Alli Lipshear for a recent clinic
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Red Bulls 5-0 Dismantling Of Toronto FC A Reminder Of Teams Potential - Empire Of Soccer
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... and benefits from playing that duel role as well, but manages to create even more space for the captain to maneuver by bringing the type of hard nose, workman's attitude to the forward lines that this team has missed since the days of Clint Mathis
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OFFSIDE REMARKS Remembering Ed Borg - Big Apple Soccer
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On the trip home, which seemed to be faster because there were fewer vehicles on the road, it was about what had transpired, whether it was Clint Mathis performing some magic or that 1999 team torturing everyone by discovering yet another way to lose a
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Best XI: The top American players in MLS - Major League Soccer
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With a knack for both flashy play and hair, the 2nd overall pick in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft recalls a young Clint Mathis at times. A versatile speedster and deft passer of the ball, Shea has seen some time as both a defender and a striker,
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An American soccer star playing for Palestine - CNN
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Growing up, Jarun soon discovered his love for soccer, playing for AFC Lightning, the same youth team that nurtured US internationals Clint Mathis and Ricardo Clark. His Arab heritage was seldom an issue, he says, but he noticed a change after 9/11
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USA-Mexico: The last 10 meetings - Fox News
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There were no goals in this match at Houston's Reliant Stadium, but it was an entertaining back-and-forth encounter that saw the United States create several chances as Clint Mathis put on a good show. Tim Howard was the star for the United States in a
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Fan's look: Could AS Roma striker sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy? - Yahoo! Sports
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Clint Mathis, Eddie Lewis, and Chris Klein all retired, and Dema Kovalenko was released at the end of the 2010 season. They were replaced on the roster by youngsters like Paolo Cardozo to help prepare the team for the future
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USA relies on Altidore's rocket to sink Guadeloupe - Soccer America
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Announcer Jack Edwards famously crooned that sentence when Clint Mathis scored a spectacular goal against South Korea in the 2002 World Cup, and after drilling a laser into the top corner Tuesday night Livestrong Sporting Park, Jozy Altidore took that
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Monday MLS Breakdown: Hassli conjures up a moment of true brilliance - Goal.com America
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The caveat – a note that could also apply to the wonderful goals scored by Brek Shea (not a lick of defense played by Sporting Kansas City to combat his mazy, Clint Mathis-like run) and Graham Zusi (Kevin Hartman clicked off before the Sporting KC
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Clint Mathis
    THIRTIES
  • 2014
    Age 37
    As of November 2014, Mathis is New York's third all-time goal scorer with 45 in all competitions.
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    On January 31, 2014, Mathis was announced as assistant coach of the MLS Chicago Fire and head coach Frank Yallop.
    More Details Hide Details Mathis earned his first cap for the U.S. national team on November 6, 1998, against Australia. His first goal came on November 15, 2000, in a 4–0 win over Barbados. He was a contributor for the United States national team in the early stages of qualifying for the 2002 FIFA World Cup, scoring the game-winning goal against Honduras and setting up Josh Wolff's game-winning goal against Costa Rica. At the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Mathis shaved his hair into a mohawk and scored a goal in the United States' 1–1 draw with South Korea. In 2002, Mathis became the first male soccer player in eight years to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated in its World Cup preview issue. Mathis was also on the cover of ESPN MLS Extratime in 2002, and Backyard Soccer 2004. Real Salt Lake
  • 2010
    Age 33
    On August 3, 2010, Mathis announced he would retire from professional soccer after the Galaxy's exhibition match against Real Madrid on Saturday August 7, 2010.
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    Mathis was traded back to Los Angeles on January 14, 2010 in exchange for a swap of first-round picks in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft.
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  • 2009
    Age 32
    After 11 years in Major League Soccer, Mathis won the MLS Cup with Real Salt Lake in 2009, defeating Los Angeles Galaxy in a 1–1 draw that was decided in overtime by penalties, with Mathis scoring the first penalty kick goal.
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  • 2008
    Age 31
    Real Salt Lake signed Mathis in August 2008 after acquiring his MLS rights from Los Angeles in exchange for a conditional draft pick, which became a third-round selection in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft.
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    In January 2008, during the European transfer window he left the Galaxy, signing with Ergotelis in Greece.
    More Details Hide Details Ergotelis sat at the bottom of the table in the Greek First Division. Playing in a recent match, and down 2–1, Ergotelis manager used Mathis who made his debut at the club as his team's third substitute in the 72 minute. In the 91 minute of stoppage time down a goal, the ball popped to Mathis outside the box and he struck a powerful left footed volley that the keeper could only deflect into the back of the net, earning a crucial point against fellow relegation battlers Apollon Kalamarias.
  • 2007
    Age 30
    Mathis was traded to Los Angeles Galaxy on November 19, 2007 for a third round pick in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft.
    More Details Hide Details He made his debut for the Galaxy in a friendly at Telstra Stadium against Sydney FC in front of 80,000 fans. He scored the first goal in the Galaxy's match versus Wellington Phoenix.
    On March 29, 2007, Mathis was traded from Colorado Rapids to New York Red Bulls for a 2008 MLS SuperDraft fourth-round draft pick and a conditional draft pick in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details In his first home game, he notched a goal and an assist to lead New York to a 3–0 rout of FC Dallas.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2005
    Age 28
    In December 2005, he was traded to Colorado in exchange for Jeff Cunningham.
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  • 2004
    Age 27
    On September 25, 2004 upon entering a game as a very late substitute and scoring almost immediately the game-winning goal, Mathis ran to the sideline and tapped his watch at the new Hannover coach, Ewald Lienen.
    More Details Hide Details Mathis started the next game but afterwards never played with the first team again. In December he was transferred back to MLS, joining expansion club Real Salt Lake. Mathis said he returned to fulfill a promise made to RSL head coach John Ellinger. His initial season in Utah was a major disappointment, as Mathis only managed to score three goals the entire year. However, when he did score he did so in style: all three goals earned praise as MLS Goal of the Week.
    In 2004, Mathis left the MetroStars to sign on a free transfer with Hannover 96 of the German Bundesliga.
    More Details Hide Details Mathis played well in his first season in Germany, scoring on his debut. He scored four goals in his first five games. But his Hannover coach was fired and replaced. And in his second Bundesliga season the coach kept him often on the bench.
  • 2002
    Age 25
    After the 2002 MLS season, elite German club Bayern Munich attempted to acquire Mathis but was blocked by MLS.
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  • 2001
    Age 24
    He finished second in the league in scoring with 16 goals and 14 assists and was named to the MLS Best XI. 2001 saw Mathis score seven goals in his first six games, including the league's eventual Goal of the Year on a half-field run against Dallas.
    More Details Hide Details In June, he tore his ACL, which ended his season. He never recovered his pre-injury form and scored only 13 goals in his remaining two seasons with the MetroStars.
  • 2000
    Age 23
    Mathis immediately took his game to a new level, flashing an "I ♥ NY" shirt after scoring goals and breaking the MLS record by scoring five goals in a game against Dallas Burn on August 26, 2000.
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  • 1998
    Age 21
    Mathis was drafted sixth overall by Los Angeles Galaxy in the first round of the 1998 MLS College Draft.
    More Details Hide Details After two and a half years with Los Angeles, Mathis was awarded to the MetroStars in the dispersal draft after the Galaxy signed Mexican forward Luis Hernández.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1976
    Born
    Born on November 25, 1976.
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