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Lamar Neagle

Lamar Neagle
Lamar Neagle
Lamar Neagle
27 Midfielder/Forward
Real Name: Lamar Neagle
HT: 5' 11" WT: 165
Pronunciation: NAY-gull
Age: 27 (05/07/1987)
Hometown: Federal Way, WA

Profile

  • Co-lead team with 20 points (8 goals, 4 assists) in 2013
  • Named 2013 Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year
  • 2010 Golden Boot and MVP in USL-2 for Charleston Battery
  • Native of Federal Way, Wash.
  • Sporting Director Chris Henderson: “Lamar is an attacking midfielder who plays smart and adds versatility to our club. He is a great teammate and positive presence in the locker room.”

MLS Experience

2013: Enjoyed his best MLS season to date, finishing tied for the team-lead with a career-high 20 points in his third stint with Sounders FC. Also set career highs in nearly every statistical category, including appearances (30), starts (27), minutes (2,409), goals (8), and assists (4). Finalist for MLS Comeback Player of the Year. Second on the team with eight goals and four game-winning goals. Scored in back-to-back games for first time in career vs. SJ (5/11) and vs. DAL (5/18), recording three goals and an assist total. Scored in three straight games vs. CHV (9/4), vs. CHI (9/7), and vs. RSL (9/13). Netted game-winner in 2-1 win vs. CHV (7/28). Scored game-winning goal in 81st minute and added assist in 3-2 win vs. VAN (6/8). Recorded first goals of the season with a brace in a 4-0 win vs. SJ (5/11). Assisted Clint Dempsey’s first Sounders FC goal in 1-1 draw vs. LA (10/27). Named to MLSSoccer.com Team of the Week for weeks 11 and 12. Scored first goal of season in 1-1 draw vs. Santos Laguna (4/9) in second leg of CCL semifinals. Named Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year after making more than 25 appearances in the community this season and starting The Neagle Foundation. Recognized as MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Month for August for his work with America SCORES and Boys & Girls Club of King County.

2012: Traded from Seattle to Montreal Impact with Mike Fucito in exchange for Eddie Johnson. Made 23 appearances and 11 starts for the Impact, scoring two goals and two assists. Recorded first point when he assisted on the opening goal in a 2-1 win vs. TOR (4/7). Scored first goal for Montreal in a 4-1 win vs. SEA (6/16). Scored game-winning goal on a 20-yard curler in 3-1 win vs. SJ (8/18), winning MLS Goal of the Week for week 24 of the regular season.

2011: Made nine starts in 23 appearances. Tied third on team with five goals (three game-winners). Made MLS debut in First Kick 2011 vs. LA (3/15). Scored club’s second hat trick, first at home, vs. CLB (8/27), and named MLS Player of the Week. First career goal was game-winner at RSL (5/28), named MLS Goal of the Week and snapped Salt Lake’s league record home unbeaten streak. Became third player in club history to score in MLS Cup Playoffs, vs. RSL (11/2). Led team with four goals and three assists in six MLS Reserve League games. Made 33 appearances in all competitions, scoring six goals and two assists.

Other Professional Experience

2010-11: Played for the first time internationally with IFK Mariehamn. Appeared in five league matches, scoring two goals.

2010: Joined the Charleston Battery of USL-2, the thied tier of U.S. professional soccer. Scored 12 goals in 19 regular season matches, earning Golden Boot and MVP honors in USL-2. The Battery went on to win the 2010 USL-2 championship.

2009-10: Signed with Sounders FC on June 10, 2009 but was limited to action in friendlies versus Chelsea and Barcelone. Waived after season and spent 2010 preseason as an invitee.


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Stats

MLS
2014
CompetitionClubGPGSGMINASHTSOGFCOFFYR
MLS Regular SeasonSeattle Sounders FC22195152353921331020
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