Teal Bunbury

Teal Bunbury
9
Forward
  • Sporting Kansas City
  • 6' 2"
  • 185 lbs.
  • 02-27-1990
  • Hamilton, Ontario

Bunbury, the son of former KC forward Alex Bunbury, starred at the University of Akron and won the Hermann Trophy before being drafted as a Generation adidas signing in the first round of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. After scoring five goals as a rookie, he debuted with U.S. Men’s National Team in November 2010. He led the team in scoring with nine goals in his second MLS season and scored twice in the 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs. His 2012 season was cut short by an ACL tear after scoring five goals in 22 appearances. Bunbury made his return on June 12 of the following year in an Open Cup match against Orlando City SC, subbing in for Jacob Peterson in the 76th minute.

2013: MLS: Appeared in 12 games with one start after returning from a torn ACL. Contributed the game-winning assist in a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on October 26. CCL: Came off the bench in Sporting KC's 2-0 road win at Real Esteli (August 20) and started the club's 0-0 home draw vs. CD Olimpia (October 23). Open Cup: Bunbury made his return from ACL injury in the 76th minute of SKC's second game of the U.S. Open Cup on June 12 against Orlando City SC.

2012: Bunbury scored five goals and added one assist before suffering a season ending knee injury (torn ACL) against the New York Red Bulls on August 26. Two of Bunbury’s goals came in a 2-2 draw at Colorado on May 19 (Video). Bunbury struck again in back-to-back matches against the New England Revolution (8/4 - Video) and D.C. United (8/11 - Video). Despite the injury, Teal Bunbury was selected as #20 on Major League Soccer’s 24 under 24. Bunbury also played in four Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches and scored an insurance goal in the 87th minute of Sporting KC’s 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids (Video).

2011: Scored in the second game of the season scoring at Chicago after coming in as a second-half substitution and then scored twice in first start of season on April 2 at Vancouver Whitecaps FC. On July 30. Bunbury also scored the equalizer in road game against San Jose in the 85th minute of regulation on October 1st.  Scored the game-winner against New York on October 15 to help Sporting Kansas City clinch playoff berth. Scored both goals in the first leg of the playoffs at Colorado on Oct. 30. Ended the season tied with Omar Bravo and Kei Kamara as the leading goal-scorer with nine goals.

2010: Drafted fourth overall in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Kansas City, Bunbury started 13 games and played in 26 total MLS matches in his rookie season. Scored five goals and had two assists in MLS play. Led the League in shots-on-goal percentage, putting 23 of his 41 shots on target. Bunbury scored his first professional goal on April 13 against Colorado in a US Open Cup play-in game and also recorded an assist against Manchester United in a summer friendly.

After the 2010 season, he was selected for a Generation adidas team that traveled to Spain and he scored three goals and added an assist in matches against the reserve sides for Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Then trained with English Premier League side Stoke City and scored in a reserve match for them against Wigan Athletic.

NATIONAL TEAM: Made decision to join U.S. National Team after representing Canada at youth level. Debuted for the United States on November 11, 2010 in international friendly at South Africa. Recorded his first international goal on a penalty kick against Chile in an international friendly on January 22, 2011. Called into camp by new Manager Jurgen Klinsmann in August 2011.  Bunbury was rostered to play for U.S. National Team in four international friendlies on Oct. 8, 2011 against Honduras, Oct. 11, 2011 against Ecuador, Jan. 21, 2012 against Venezuela and on Jan. 25, 2012 against Panama.  Provided the assist to Graham Zusi’s goal against Panama.  Member of the Under-23 Olympic qualifying team in March 2012.
 
COLLEGE: Gathered nearly every conceivable accolade as a sophomore in 2009 including the Hermann Trophy, awarded annually by the Missouri Athletic Club to the nation's top college player. Also earned First Team All-America honors by the NSCAA. Named 2009 Player of the Year by the Missouri Athletic Club and Soccer America magazine. Played two years for the University of Akron under coach Caleb Porter, scoring 23 goals and 8 assists. Was the NCAA's top scorer as a sophomore in 2009 with 17 goals.
 
YOUTH: Member of the Canadian U-17 and U-20 National Teams. Twice named an NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American at Shattuck-St. Mary's High School in Fairbault, Minnesota.
 
PERSONAL: Son of former Kansas City forward Alex Bunbury. Lists Thierry Henry and Arsenal FC as his favorite athlete and soccer club growing up. Listens to R&B and gospel. Lists making his debut for the U.S. Men's National Team against South Africa in November of 2010 as his best soccer memory. Favorite Kansas City restaurant is Eggtc.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 New England Revolution 28 25 4 2219 4 52 28 43 8 5 0
2013 Sporting Kansas City 12 1 0 214 1 10 2 5 3 1 0
2012 Sporting Kansas City 22 14 5 1247 1 50 16 23 9 2 0
2011 Sporting Kansas City 29 20 9 1744 3 65 22 36 21 2 1
2010 Kansas City Wizards 26 13 5 1441 2 41 23 23 15 3 0
Career Totals 117 73 23 6865 11 219 91 130 56 13 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season New England Revolution 28 25 4 2219 4 52 28 43 8 5 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 2 2 0 153 0 4 3 2 3 1 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 12 1 0 214 1 10 2 5 3 1 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 22 14 5 1247 1 50 16 23 9 2 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Sporting Kansas City 3 3 2 246 0 7 3 5 1 1 0
MLS Regular Season Sporting Kansas City 29 20 9 1744 3 65 22 36 21 2 1

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Kansas City Wizards 26 13 5 1441 2 41 23 23 15 3 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

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/20/2014 NE @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/13/2014 MTL @ NE W 1-2 Started 76 0 0 2 2 3 2 1 0
9/7/2014 CHI @ NE W 1-2 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 KC @ NE W 1-3 Started 90 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 0
8/30/2014 NE @ TOR W 3-0 Started 65 1 0 2 1 4 2 1 0
8/23/2014 CHV @ NE W 0-1 Subbed On 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 POR @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
8/2/2014 NE @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0
7/30/2014 COL @ NE W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE L 2-1 Started 81 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7/19/2014 NE @ DAL L 0-2 Started 57 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2014 NE @ LA L 1-5 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/12/2014 CHI @ NE L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 5 2 2 0 0 0
7/4/2014 NE @ RSL L 1-2 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE L 3-1 Started 58 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
6/8/2014 NY @ NE L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0
5/31/2014 NE @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0
5/24/2014 DC @ NE W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 0 1 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI W 5-3 Started 90 0 1 3 2 2 3 0 0
5/11/2014 SEA @ NE W 0-5 Started 90 1 1 3 3 4 1 0 0
5/3/2014 NE @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 0
4/26/2014 KC @ NE W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
4/19/2014 NE @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
4/12/2014 HOU @ NE W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0
4/5/2014 NE @ DC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
3/29/2014 NE @ SJ W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
3/22/2014 VAN @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0
3/15/2014 NE @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
3/8/2014 NE @ HOU L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 3 1 2 2 0 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI W 2-1 Subbed On 8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 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 Subbed On 16 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
10/5/2013 KC @ CLB W 1-0 Subbed On 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 KC @ TOR W 2-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/7/2013 CLB @ KC W 0-3 Subbed On 14 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/31/2013 COL @ KC W 1-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI L 0-1 Started 67 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0
8/18/2013 KC @ SJ L 0-1 Subbed On 34 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
8/10/2013 NE @ KC W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 NY @ KC L 3-2 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 TOR @ KC W 0-3 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI W 2-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 VAN @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 CLB @ KC W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 KC @ DAL T 2-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/1/2013 MTL @ KC L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 KC @ HOU W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 SEA @ KC L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2013 CHV @ KC W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 POR @ KC L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 KC @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2013 KC @ NY W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2013 DC @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 MTL @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 KC @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 KC @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 KC @ NY T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2012 KC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 KC @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 0
8/11/2012 DC @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
8/4/2012 KC @ NE W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 4 3 4 1 0 0
7/28/2012 CLB @ KC L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 7 2 0 2 0 0
7/21/2012 NE @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 KC @ HOU L 1-2 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/14/2012 KC @ CLB W 2-0 Subbed On 38 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
7/7/2012 HOU @ KC T 0-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 KC @ MTL W 3-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0
6/20/2012 KC @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 3 1 0 0
6/16/2012 TOR @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0
5/27/2012 SJ @ KC W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0
5/19/2012 KC @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 2 0 3 2 3 1 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI L 1-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 MTL @ KC L 2-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 KC @ POR L 0-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/18/2012 KC @ VAN W 3-1 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
4/14/2012 RSL @ KC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 LA @ KC W 0-1 Subbed On 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 KC @ CHV W 1-0 Subbed On 18 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0
3/25/2012 DAL @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 NE @ KC W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 KC @ DC W 1-0 Started 75 0 0 3 0 3 1 1 0
10/22/2011 KC @ DC W 1-0 Started 68 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0
10/15/2011 NY @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 6 2 3 0 0 0
10/1/2011 KC @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 7 4 1 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 62 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 KC @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
9/10/2011 HOU @ KC W 0-3 Started 74 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 0
9/5/2011 LA @ KC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 DAL @ KC L 3-2 Started 76 0 1 3 0 7 2 1 1
8/21/2011 DC @ KC W 0-1 Started 73 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/17/2011 POR @ KC W 1-3 Started 89 0 0 5 2 5 2 0 0
8/6/2011 SEA @ KC L 2-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 RSL @ KC W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/30/2011 NE @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 10 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 TOR @ KC W 2-4 Subbed On 37 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 KC @ HOU T 1-1 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 Started 61 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/2/2011 KC @ POR W 2-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 VAN @ KC W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2011 SJ @ KC W 0-1 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/12/2011 KC @ DAL W 4-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 68 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
6/4/2011 KC @ TOR T 0-0 Started 88 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0
5/28/2011 KC @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 36 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/21/2011 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Started 73 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
5/14/2011 KC @ LA L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
4/30/2011 KC @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 2 0 0
4/23/2011 KC @ NE L 2-3 Started 78 0 1 3 1 1 3 0 0
4/16/2011 KC @ CLB L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 4 0 2 1 0 0
4/2/2011 KC @ VAN T 3-3 Started 90 2 0 3 2 0 0 1 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI L 2-3 Subbed On 45 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
3/19/2011 KC @ CHV W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 SJ @ KC W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2010 KC @ NE L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 5 0 0
10/12/2010 KC @ CHI W 2-0 Started 90 1 1 5 4 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 SEA @ KC L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 2 1 0
10/2/2010 KC @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 7 3 0 2 0 0
9/25/2010 DAL @ KC L 3-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/22/2010 HOU @ KC W 3-4 Subbed On 45 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0
9/19/2010 KC @ CHV W 2-0 Subbed On 34 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
9/4/2010 KC @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
8/28/2010 KC @ LA W 2-0 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/21/2010 NE @ KC W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 KC @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
8/7/2010 RSL @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0
7/31/2010 TOR @ KC W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
7/17/2010 KC @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 4 1 2 1 0 0
7/14/2010 KC @ CLB W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
7/10/2010 CHV @ KC L 2-0 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 KC @ DAL L 0-1 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/26/2010 NY @ KC L 3-0 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/10/2010 PHI @ KC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 KC @ TOR T 0-0 Started 59 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0
5/29/2010 KC @ RSL L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/23/2010 CLB @ KC L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
5/15/2010 CHI @ KC T 2-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
5/5/2010 KC @ DC L 1-2 Subbed On 39 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 KC @ HOU L 0-3 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 LA @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 KC @ SEA L 0-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 COL @ KC W 0-1 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/27/2010 DC @ KC W 0-4 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 2 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