Teal Bunbury

Teal Bunbury
Teal Bunbury
Teal Bunbury
New England Revolution
Forward
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Real Name: Teal Bunbury
HT: 6' 2" WT: 185
Age: 26 (02/27/1990)
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario
Hometown: Prior Lake, Minn.

AT A GLANCE:

  • A seven-year MLS veteran with more than 175 appearances with the New England Revolution and Sporting Kansas City/Kansas City Wizards.
  • Posted 10 goals and 13 assists in three seasons with the Revolution after being acquired via trade with Sporting Kansas City in 2014.
  • Began professional career with the Kansas City Wizards in 2010, selected with the fourth-overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft.
  • Played for the Canadian National Team at the youth level before committing to the U.S. Men’s National Team, earning first cap in 2010.

MLS CAREER: A pacey forward who features primarily on the wing, but can also play as a lone striker…Has played three seasons with New England after being acquired via trade from Sporting Kansas City ahead of the 2014 season…Since joining the Revs, has played as both a center forward and a wide midfielder, providing flexibility to the lineup…Career totals include 177 games played, 115 starts, 29 goals, and 20 assists…Owns 10 postseason appearances, all starts, with four goals and two assists…In 2016, appeared in 27 games, starting 19, and recorded two goals with two assists…Made 30 appearances, starting 20, in 2015, and finished the year with four goals and five assists…In first season with the Revs in 2014, set career highs in appearances (31) and assists (six)…In final season with Kansas City, played in 12 games, starting one…Started 14 of 22 appearances in 2012, notching five goals and one assist…In second MLS campaign, started 20 games for the first time while appearing in 29 matches…Scored a career-high nine goals and added three assists…In first MLS season in 2010, started 13 of 26 games and scored five goals with two assists.

2016: Appeared in 27 games, starting 19, and recorded two goals with two assists…Totaled 1,666 minutes of action...Started the Revolution’s first eight matches of 2016 before suffering a hamstring injury...Led Revolution with three U.S. Open Cup goals…Recorded brace in U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 win against the New York Cosmos on June 29, including the game-winner in the 83rd minute…Scored in Open Cup Semifinal win vs. the Chicago Fire on Aug. 9…Added an assist in Open Cup Final at FC Dallas on Sept. 13…(3/26) at NYC: Made 100th career MLS start in 1-1 draw…(4/1) vs. TOR: Paced team with five shots in 1-1 draw…(4/17) at ORL: Opened 2016 scoring account with an equalizer in a 2-2 draw…(6/18) at VAN: Recorded first assist of season on Kelyn Rowe’s game-winning goal in 2-1 win…(7/6) vs. NYC: Made 75th appearance with Revolution…(7/9) vs. CLB: Notched second assist of season in the 56th minute...(7/16) at RSL: Started and played 83 minutes…(8/6) at TOR: Scored second League goal of season…(10/23) vs. MTL: Applied steady pressure in 10 minutes of action in season finale, totaling three shots.

2015: Made 30 appearances, with 20 starts, and tallied four goals and five assists during the regular season…Forced to miss three games in March after spraining right shoulder late in the season-opening defeat to Seattle…(4/4) at COL: Returned from shoulder injury and made first appearance of 2015 season…(4/19) at PHI: Recorded first goal and first assist of the season after entering the match as a substitute in the 61st minute…(5/2) vs. NY: Scored game-winning goal, his second of the season and 25th in MLS play, in the 2-1 win…(5/31) vs. LA: Netted Revolution’s third fastest goal of the season in the 5th minute of the 2-2 draw …(6/21) at DC: Registered an assist for the second consecutive match…(6/27) vs. VAN: Scored fourth goal of the season in the 2-1…(7/18): vs. NYC: Made 50th regular season appearance with the Revs…(9/5) vs. ORL: Secured fifth assist of the season, setting up a Juan Agudelo goal in the 3-0 win…Postseason: (10/28) at DC: Entered MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout Round defeat as a substitute in the 39th minute and drew one foul.

2014: Acquired by New England in a trade with Sporting Kansas City on Feb. 19…Made a career-high 31 appearances, led the team with six assists, and helped the club to a 2014 MLS Cup Final appearance…(3/8) at HOU: Made Revolution debut in the 4-0 loss…Recorded three shots…(4/12) vs. HOU: Registered first assist for New England, setting up Kevin Alston’s game-winning goal in the 68th minute…(4/26) vs. SKC: Scored the first goal of Revolution career, a stoppage-time game-winner against former club…(5/11) vs. SEA: Turned in first multi-point effort with the Revs, contributing one goal and one assist in the 5-0 win…(5/17) at PHI: Made 100th appearance of MLS career and recorded one assist in a 5-3 win…(9/3) vs. SKC: Scored for second consecutive match in the 3-1 win…Marked second goal in 2015 against former club…(10/4) vs. CLB: Recorded an assist for the second consecutive match in the 2-1 win…Postseason: (11/9) vs. CLB: Recorded one goal and one assist in the second leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series, helping the Revolution advance to the Eastern Conference Final…(11/23) at NY: Submitted a goal and an assist in a second straight playoff match, lifting New England to a 2-1 win in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final…(12/7) at LA: Appeared in the MLS Cup Final for the second straight season…Played 120 minutes and recorded three shots in the 2014 MLS Cup Final loss.

2013 (w/ Sporting Kansas City): Limited to 12 regular season appearances and one start after returning from a torn ACL suffered in August 2012…Made two appearances for Sporting in the CONCACAF Champions League, helping the club win Group 2 and advance to the quarterfinals…(6/22) at DAL: Made first MLS regular season appearance since ACL tear in August 2012, coming on as a second-half substitute…(8/23) at CHI: Made first and only start of the 2013 season, recording four shots in 67 minutes in the 1-0 loss…(10/26) at PHI: Registered only assist of the season in Sporting’s regular season finale, setting up Lawrence Olum’s game-winning goal in stoppage time…Postseason: (11/2) at NE: Made first of two MLS Cup Playoff starts, playing 77 minutes…Recorded two shots in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal…(11/9) at HOU: Started and registered two shots in a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Final…(11/23) vs. RSL: Was an unused sub in Sporting Kansas City’s MLS Cup loss.

2012 (w/ Sporting Kansas City): Made 22 regular season appearances for Sporting Kansas City, starting 14 times and tallying five goals with one assist before suffering a season-ending tear of his anterior cruciate ligament on Aug. 26... Made four appearances in the 2012 U.S. Open Cup, helping Sporting win the tournament for the first time since 2004…(5/19) at COL: Scored first two goals of the season in a 2-2 road draw…(7/14) at CLB: Netted third goal of the season after entering the 2-0 win as a substitute in the 52nd minute…(7/28) vs. CLB: Tied career high in shots with seven in a 2-1 loss…(8/4) at NE: Scored Sporting’s only goal in the 1-0 win…(8/11) vs. D.C.: Scored a goal for the second consecutive game…(8/26) vs. NY: Collected only assist of the 2012 season in a 1-1 draw before suffering ACL tear.

2011 (w/ Sporting Kansas City): Finished the season tied for Sporting’s scoring title with nine goals in 29 appearances…Added three assists…(3/26) at CHI: Opened 2011 account with a game-winner after entering the match as a halftime substitute …(4/2) at VAN: Registered the first multi-goal effort of his career, scoring in both halves of a 3-3 draw…(7/30) vs. NE: Snapped 17-match scoreless streak with an 89th minute equalizer in the 1-1 draw…(8/3) vs. RSL: Scored for the second consecutive match, adding an insurance tally in a 2-0 win…(9/10) vs. HOU: Secured second brace of the season in the 3-0 win…(10/1) at SJ: Recorded eighth goal of the season and set a career single-game high in shots with seven…(10/15) vs. NY: Scored for the second consecutive match, a game-winner that helped Sporting clinch a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs…Postseason: (10/30) at COL: Started and picked up third brace of the season in a 2-0 win in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.

2010 (w/ Kansas City Wizards): Drafted fourth overall in the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by Kansas City as a member of Generation adidas…Made 26 appearances, including 13 starts, in his rookie season…Finished the year with five goals and two assists…Led MLS in shots-on-goal percentage (.561), putting 23-of-41 shots on frame…Scored first professional goal in Sporting’s U.S. Open Cup play-in match against Colorado on April 13…Also had an assist  in KC’s summer friendly against Manchester United…Selected for the Generation adidas team that traveled to Spain, scoring three goals and adding an assist in matches against Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid’s reserve squads…Also spent part of his offseason training with Premier League side Stoke City…(3/27) vs. DC: Made professional debut as a second-half substitute…Recorded one shot in the 4-0 win…(5/5) at DC: Registered first career assist in the 2-1 loss, setting up a late Kei Kamara goal…(5/23) vs. CLB: Played 90 minutes and recorded one shot in his first professional start…(7/14) at CLB: Opened MLS scoring account with the lone goal in a 1-0 win…(7/31) vs. TOR: Netted second career goal, also a game-winner, in a 1-0 win…(9/22) vs. HOU: Scored for the second consecutive match as a substitute to help lift Sporting to a 4-3 win…(10/12) at CHI: Submitted the first multi-point effort of his MLS career, picking up a goal and an assist in the 2-0 win.

NATIONAL TEAM (UNITED STATES): Capped four times by the United States since making international debut in a friendly against South Africa on Nov. 11, 2010...Scored only international goal against Chile in a friendly on Jan. 22, 2011, converting a penalty in a 1-1 draw...Last two caps came in January 2012, starting in wins over Venezuela and Panama…Tallied the first assist of international career vs. Panama, setting up Graham Zusi’s game-winning goal…Was selected to the U-23 national team that competed in the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

NATIONAL TEAM (CANADA): Was a member of the Canadian Under-17 and Under-20 National Teams before choosing to represent the United States.

COLLEGE (AKRON): Played two seasons at college powerhouse Akron under former coach Caleb Porter…Scored 23 goals and added eight assists in 45 career games…As a sophomore in 2009 – then a teammate of current Revolution midfielder Scott Caldwell – led the NCAA with 17 goals and won the Hermann Trophy, which is awarded annually to the nation’s top college player…Also garnered first-team All-American honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and Soccer America…Helped lead the Zips to a pair of MAC Tournament titles and NCAA Tournament berths, including a spot in the 2009 College Cup Final, where they fell on penalties to Virginia...Earned a spot on the 2009 College Cup All-Tournament Team.

PERSONAL: Originally born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada…Attended Shattuck-St. Mary’s High School in Faribault, Minn. …Parents are Alex and Kristi Bunbury…Father, Alex, played professional soccer for 15 years in England, Portugal, Canada, and the United States…Names Thierry Henry and Arsenal FC as favorite athlete and soccer club growing up…Lists making debut for the U.S. Men's National Team against South Africa in November 2010 as best soccer memory.
 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2016New England Revolution2719216662499471150
2015New England Revolution3020417875261050260
2014New England Revolution3128424466532848850
2013Sporting Kansas City121021411025310
2012Sporting Kansas City2214512471501623920
2011Sporting Kansas City29209174436522362121
2010Kansas City Wizards26135144124123231530
Career Totals-17711529105452029411023269241
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