Shavar Thomas

Shavar Thomas
Shavar Thomas
Defender
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Real Name: Shavar Thomas
HT: 6' 1" WT: 195
Age: 39 (01/29/1981)
Birthplace: Hannah Town, Jamaica
Hometown: Hannah Town, Jamaica

MLS:

2011: Appeared as second-half substitute in three matches in April.
 
2010: Joined KC for his second stint with club during June and started 16 of his 17 appearances in central defense. Played the full 90 minutes in the club’s 2-1 victory against English Premier League giant Manchester United in summer friendly.
 
2009: Played in 17 games for Chivas as a defender and started in each, logging nearly 1500 minutes. Was added to the Jamaican National Team for the August 12th match against Ecuador.
 
2008: Played a total of 19 matches (starting 18) on the backline for the Red-and-White, missing some time due to injuries.
 
2007: In his first season with Chivas USA, Thomas enjoyed an excellent season for MLS' second-best defense, starting all 23 of the matches he played.
 
2006: In his final of three seasons with Kansas City, Thomas set a career high in both matches played (26, 24 starts) and minutes (2,147), and also added a goal and an assist.
 
2005: Began the season on the bench, but made his first start of the 2005 season at Columbus on May 14 and then started each of the next 23 matches in central defense, missing just two matches the rest of the season, both due to injury.
 
2004: Made his Kansas City debut against Chicago on April 3, playing the full 90 minutes, and played 25 matches on the season (22 starts). Was used as a defensive substitute the final two games of the season, helping preserve back-to-back shutouts and clinch the Western Conference Regular Season Title.
 
2003: Drafted by the Dallas Burn with the 10th overall pick in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft, and appeared in 15 matches including 14 starts and scored one goal during his rookie campaign.
 
INTERNATIONAL: Thomas began representing Jamaica at the youth levels, captaining the team at the 2004 Olympics and also appearing in the 2001 FIFA Youth World Championship. Thomas has 44 caps for Jamaica National Team, helping his country capture back-to-back Digicel Caribbean Championships in December 2008 and captaining the squad in December 2010.  Thomas received another call-up in October 2011 to play in an international friendly against Honduras.  
 
YOUTH: Played youth soccer for Hazard United in Jamaica before moving to the United States and attending the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut and playing collegiately at the University of Connecticut from 2001-2002.

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2012Montreal Impact1513012550008020
2011Sporting Kansas City300350002010
2010Kansas City Wizards1616013970929000
2010Philadelphia Union100350001010
2009Chivas USA17170145907216011
2008Chivas USA19180155307224070
2007Chivas USA23230203701119021
2007Los Angeles Galaxy00000000000
2006Kansas City Wizards26241214717331050
2005Kansas City Wizards25240201103026040
2004Kansas City Wizards25221187907344041
2003Dallas Burn15141125104234021
Career Totals-185171315059145152140294
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