Aurelien Collin

Aurelien Collin
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Defender
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • 6' 2"
  • 190 lbs.
  • 03-08-1986
  • Enghien-les-Bains, France
The fourth-year Frenchman is a three-time MLS All-Star (2012, 2013, 2014) and earned MLS Best XI honors in 2012 and 2013. Collin was named 2013 MLS Cup MVP after scoring the equalizing goal and converting the match-winning penalty kick vs. Real Salt Lake at Sporting Park.The Paris native was acquired in April 2011 after playing professionally in Scotland, Greece, Wales and Portugal. Collin is second in club history for most MLS goals scored by a defender with 15, two shy of Jimmy Conrad.
 
2014: MLS: Has scored two goals in 25 games played, 24 of them starts, and contributed to six shutouts. Was named to MLS Team of the Week (Week 2) after scoring his first goal of the season in a 1-1 draw vs. FC Dallas on March 15. Was named to MLS Team of the Week (Week 7) after scoring in a 4-0 win over Montreal on April 19. Was named an MLS All-Star for the third straight season on July 19. Started and played 45 minutes in the MLS All-Star Game on Aug. 6 as the MLS All-Stars defeated Bayern Munich 2-1 in Portland. CCL: Featured in the 2014-15 group stage, playing 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Real Esteli on Aug. 19 and a 3-1 win over Deportivo Saprissa on Sept. 18. Open Cup: Played 90 minutes in a 3-1 fifth round loss to Portland on June 24. Friendly: Played 45 minutes in a 4-1 Champions Shield defeat to Manchester City on July 23 at Sporting Park.
 
2013: Named a 2013 MLS All-Star and Sporting KC Humanitarian of the Year. Voted MVP of MLS Cup. MLS: Appeared in 29 games (all starts) with three goals and one assist. Collin notched his first goal and game-winning goal of the season with a header in a 1-0 win over New York (video). Scored game-winning goal against Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium that ended Dynamo's home unbeaten streak (video). Scored Sporting KC's lone goal in a 1-1 home draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps on July 3 (video). Playoffs: Started and played full time in all five MLS Cup Playoff matches. Scored three goals and tallied one assist during the playoffs. Scored the game-tying goal and converted the game-winning penalty kick in the MLS Cup Final vs. Real Salt Lake. Vote MVP of MLS Cup. CCL: Started three 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League group stage matches. Open Cup: Started Open Cup matches against the Des Moines Menace  (May 28) and Orlando City Lions (June 12).
 
2012: Collin played a total of 2,490 during the 2012 MLS regular season, starting 28 games and appearing in 29 total. Collin scored three goals and added one assist. Sporting Kansas City is undefeated when Collin scores a goal in 2012. Collin scored the game-tying goal against Dallas on March 25th (Video), the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on April 14 (Video) and the equalizer at Vancouver on April 18th (Video). Collin was named to the 2012 MLS All-Star GameDay roster. Collin started the match but was ultimately pulled in the 36th minute after suffering facial fractures earlier in the first half. Collin was a finalist for MLS Defender of the Year. Collin was also named to MLS Best XI. The Pitch named Collin as one of Sporting Kansas City's best players in 2012.
 
2011: Joined Sporting Kansas City as a guest trialist in March before completing signing on April 15. Earned his first start on April 23 at New England. Scored his first MLS goal, a match-winner, in 4-1 victory at Dallas. Added another game-winning goal in 2-1 win at Portland on July 2, and his third MLS goal scored again on July 16 in the 90th minute of a 1-1 draw at Houston.  Opened the scoring with the first goal in the 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids in the second leg of the playoffs.
 
Other Professional:
 
2009-2011: On Aug. 5, 2009, Collin joined Vitoría Setúbal of the Liga ZON Sagres, the Portuguese top flight. Collin made a total of 33 appearances for Vitoría, scoring three goals.  
 
2008-2009: Collin signed a one-year contract with Greek club Panserraikos. Played in nine matches. Joined Blue Square Premier club Wrexham F.C through the end of the 2009 season, making a total of 12 appearances for the Red Dragons.  
 
2007-2008: Made the transition to full-time professional, signing with Scottish Premier League side, Gretna F.C. Collin made his debut on August 18, 2007 in a 1-1 draw with Hearts. Collin made a total of 19 appearances for Gretna.  
 
2004-2007: As a youth, Collin spent time in the academies of both Sedan and Amiens in his native France, as well as with Spanish outfit RCD Mallorca.

 

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Sporting Kansas City 25 24 2 2014 0 22 6 40 10 2 2
2013 Sporting Kansas City 29 29 3 2565 1 33 9 54 5 13 0
2012 Sporting Kansas City 29 28 3 2490 1 28 7 57 5 6 0
2011 Sporting Kansas City 23 21 3 1912 0 15 5 38 2 10 1
Career Totals 106 102 11 8981 2 98 27 189 22 31 3

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 25 24 2 2014 0 22 6 40 10 2 2

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 5 5 3 510 1 6 3 11 1 2 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 29 29 3 2565 1 33 9 54 5 13 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 2 2 0 180 0 2 0 5 2 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 29 28 3 2490 1 28 7 57 5 6 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 3 3 1 270 0 4 1 5 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 23 21 3 1912 0 15 5 38 2 10 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/18/2014 KC @ PHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
10/10/2014 CHI @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2014 KC @ DC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/26/2014 NE @ KC L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2014 KC @ CHV W 4-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/6/2014 KC @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/3/2014 KC @ NE L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2014 HOU @ KC L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0
8/23/2014 DC @ KC L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/16/2014 TOR @ KC W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 2 0 0
8/10/2014 KC @ VAN L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
7/26/2014 KC @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
7/19/2014 LA @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB W 2-1 Started 55 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
7/12/2014 KC @ MTL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
7/6/2014 CHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
6/27/2014 KC @ POR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC L 0-1 Started 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/27/2014 NY @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
5/23/2014 TOR @ KC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2014 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC L 2-1 Started 61 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/10/2014 KC @ MTL W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 KC @ NE L 0-2 Started 74 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 1
4/19/2014 MTL @ KC W 0-4 Started 76 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 0
4/5/2014 RSL @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
3/29/2014 KC @ COL W 3-2 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 SJ @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/15/2014 DAL @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 2 0 2 0 0
3/8/2014 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI W 2-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
10/18/2013 DC @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2013 KC @ HOU T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
9/21/2013 KC @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/31/2013 COL @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 0
8/18/2013 KC @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 1 1 0
8/10/2013 NE @ KC W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/3/2013 NY @ KC L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
7/27/2013 KC @ MTL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 KC @ RSL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0
7/13/2013 TOR @ KC W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/3/2013 VAN @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 3 1 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0
6/22/2013 KC @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
6/1/2013 MTL @ KC L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/26/2013 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2013 KC @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 KC @ HOU W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 0
5/8/2013 SEA @ KC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 0
5/5/2013 CHV @ KC W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC L 3-2 Started 90 0 1 4 2 2 2 0 0
4/20/2013 KC @ LA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
4/17/2013 KC @ NY W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
4/5/2013 DC @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0
3/30/2013 MTL @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0
3/23/2013 KC @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
3/9/2013 KC @ TOR L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/20/2012 KC @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 KC @ MTL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 KC @ NY W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
9/1/2012 TOR @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/26/2012 NY @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 2 1 0
8/18/2012 KC @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 5 3 1 0
8/11/2012 DC @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0
8/4/2012 KC @ NE W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 NE @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/18/2012 KC @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2012 HOU @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
7/4/2012 KC @ MTL W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 4 1 2 1 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
6/20/2012 KC @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 2 0 6 1 1 0
6/16/2012 TOR @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/27/2012 SJ @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0
5/19/2012 KC @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/5/2012 MTL @ KC L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 0
4/21/2012 KC @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 0
4/18/2012 KC @ VAN W 3-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
4/14/2012 RSL @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
4/7/2012 LA @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 KC @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0
3/25/2012 DAL @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
3/17/2012 NE @ KC W 0-3 Started 59 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/10/2012 KC @ DC W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
10/22/2011 KC @ DC W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
10/15/2011 NY @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
10/1/2011 KC @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/17/2011 KC @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 4 1 1 0
9/10/2011 HOU @ KC W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2011 LA @ KC T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
8/27/2011 DAL @ KC L 3-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2011 DC @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2011 POR @ KC W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 SEA @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 RSL @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 NE @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 TOR @ KC W 2-4 Started 62 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/16/2011 KC @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 3 1 3 3 1 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
7/2/2011 KC @ POR W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 0
6/25/2011 VAN @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2011 SJ @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
6/12/2011 KC @ DAL W 4-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0
6/4/2011 KC @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5/28/2011 KC @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/21/2011 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/14/2011 KC @ LA L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
4/30/2011 KC @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/23/2011 KC @ NE L 2-3 Started 76 0 0 0 0 6 1 1 1
4/16/2011 KC @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 KC @ VAN T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 KC @ CHV W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves