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Bobby Shuttleworth

Bobby Shuttleworth
Personal information
Full nameRobert Shuttleworth
Date of birth (1987-05-13) May 13, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birthTonawanda, New York, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing positionGoalkeeper
Club information
Current clubNew England Revolution
Number22
Youth career
2005Loyola Greyhounds
2006–2008Buffalo Bulls
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2007Albany Admirals14(0)
2008Kalamazoo Outrage9(0)
2009Buffalo City6(0)
2009–New England Revolution35(0)
2009Western Mass Pioneers (loan)6(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 7, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Bobby Shuttleworth (born May 13, 1987 in Tonawanda, New York) is an American soccer player who currently plays for New England Revolution in Major League Soccer.

Career

College and Amateur

Shuttleworth grew up in the Buffalo, New York,[1] and while attending Nichols School he set the school record with 48 career shutouts. Among his other accolades were winning 2 New York State Private High School Championships as well as earning first-team All-Western New York, All-State and All-East region honors. He finished his high school career with a 20-2-1 record in his senior year.[2]

Shuttleworth initially attended and played college soccer at Loyola College in Baltimore. Eventually, he transferred to the University at Buffalo where he played soccer with the Bulls. He finished with a 0.94 goals against average and an 8-2-2 record.[3]

During his college years he also played with Kalamazoo Outrage in the USL Premier Development League where he helped the Stu Riddle led franchise to the elite 8 before succumbing to the eventual 2008 PDL champions Thunder Bay Chill.[4]

Shuttleworth is currently an assistant coach at Bentley University.

Professional

Shuttleworth played briefly with Buffalo City in the National Premier Soccer League before being signed as a free agent on June 18, 2009 by New England Revolution after the Revs played against USL First Division team Austin Aztex in a pre-season match, with whom Shuttleworth was on trial. He signed 1 year deal with an option for another 4 years[2] and later spent a short time on loan with Western Mass Pioneers in the USL Second Division.

He made his debut for the Revolution in a 3-0 loss against the New York Red Bulls in U.S. Open Cup qualifying on May 12, 2010. He made his first appearance in MLS league play on May 29 vs New York Red Bulls,[5] coming on as a substitute after a serious injury to Preston Burpo. Shuttleworth earned his first MLS Regular Season clean sheet on October 16 in a 1-0 win against visiting Kansas City.

See also

  • List of current MLS players

References

External links

  • MLS player profile
  • Revolution bio
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