Ryan Malone (soccer)

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Ryan Malone
Personal information
Full name Ryan Malone
Date of birth (1992-08-11) August 11, 1992 (age 25)
Place of birth Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig
Number 11
Youth career
2010–2013 Springfield Pride
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Western Mass Pioneers 20 (7)
2015–2016 1. FC Magdeburg 9 (2)
2016–2017 Stuttgarter Kickers 26 (4)
2017– 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 September 2017.

Ryan Malone (born August 11, 1992) is an American soccer player who currently plays for German club 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig.

Career[edit]

Malone was part of Springfield College team before signing with 1. FC Magdeburg on June 1, 2015.[1][2] He made his debut in a 3–0 win against VfL Osnabrück on September 15, 2015, playing for six minutes.[3] His first goal came in a 1:0 win against Wehen Wiesbaden. At the end of the season, Magdeburg decided not to extend the contract. In manager Jens Härtel's opinion, Malone needed regular soccer to develop and the club were unable to guarantee that.[4]

During the summer break, Malone signed a contract with Regionalliga Südwest side Stuttgarter Kickers.[5]

On June 20th 2017;, It was announced Malone had moved on from Stuttgarter, and joined 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig for a two year deal.[6]

Personal life[edit]

A Chicopee native, Malone holds a degree in Sport Management.[7][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magdeburg rüstet personell auf" [Magdeburg upgrades personnel] (in German). Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Malone Signs Professional Soccer Contract with 1 FC Magdeburg in Germany". Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "MAGDEBURG VS. OSNABRÜCK 3 - 0". Retrieved 15 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Thomas Juschus (10 May 2016). "Malone will Abschied genießen" [Malone wants to enjoy farewell]. volksstimme.de (in German). Magdeburger Verlags- und Druckhaus. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Malone: Ein Amerikaner für die Kickers". kicker online (in German). Olympia Verlag. 30 June 2016. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  6. ^ http://www.lok-leipzig.com/verein/news/detail/article/ryan-malone-kommt-zum-fcl/
  7. ^ "Chicopee native Ryan Malone signs pro soccer contract with German club 1 FC Magdeburg". Retrieved 15 September 2015. 

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