Jeff Cunningham

Jeff Cunningham
33
Forward
  • 5' 7"
  • 172 lbs.
  • 08-21-1976
  • Montego Bay, Jamaica

MLS Career Highlights: Appeared in 344 matches with 229 starts ... Entered the 2011  season with 132 goals scored, one behind Jaime Moreno’s league-leading scoring record ...   Is tied with Brian McBride for Crew all-time scoring record with 62 ... recorded 69 assists ...  Is a two-time MLS Golden Boot winner (2006 and 2009) ... was named to MLS Best XI team  three times (2002, 2006, 2009) ...

MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Appeared in 22  postseason matches with 15 starts ... Scored five goals and recorded five assists ... Reached  the MLS Cup final with FC Dallas in 2010 ...

U.S. Open Cup Career Highlights: Appeared in 15 games scoring 5 goals and recording eight assists ... recorded game-winning  goal in 2002 quarterfinal against NY/NJ Metrostars (8/6).

2010 MLS Season: appeared in 27 matches starting 13... scored 11 goals and recorded  1 assist...2010 Playoffs: appeared in three matches starting one ... had one goal in West-ern Conference Semifinal against Real salt Lake (10/30/2010).

2009 MLS Season: Scored 17 goals to take home the 2009 MLS Golden Boot in the  greatest second-half run in FC Dallas history, netting 16 goals during the team ís final 14  games ... named to the MLS Best XI ... A finalist for the league MVP award ... FC Dallas team  MVP ... appeared in 28 games, making 23 starts for the club ... added eight assists to his 17  goals on the year.

2008 MLS Season: Scored five times in 11 games with FCD, finishing the year with eight  total goals ... Tallied his 100th career MLS goal on Aug. 16 at Columbus, in his first appear-ance in a Dallas uniform. It was his first-ever goal scored against the Crew, his former club ... Is  fourth all-time in MLS history with 104 career regular season goals ... Scored twice and added  an assist at Chicago on Sept. 21.

2007 MLS Season: Cunningham joined TFC on 5/22 from Real Salt Lake already with 3  goals to his credit. He played in 16 games, 13 as starter, logging 1034 minutes. Cunningham  made his debut on 5/26 at Columbus. His first goal for TFC was on 6/6 vs. New York in  a 2-1 loss. He scored 3 goals for TFC in 2007, taking his career MLS total to 96. He was  named to the 2007 Sierra Mist All-Star inactive roster.

2006-2007 MLS Season: Scored 18 goals in 32 games for Real Salt Lake. The 2006  season was Cunningham’s best, as he led the league in scoring with 16 goals, earning him the  MLS Golden Boot. He also added 11 assists that season.

2005 MLS Season: Scored 12 goals in 26 games for the Colorado Rapids. Appeared  in the MLS All-Star game that season, and scored twice against Fulham F.C. of the FA Premier League. 

2004 MLS Season: Appeared in 30  matches starting 19...had nine goals and 4  assists...tied Brian McBride’s Crew all-time  scoring record on 10/09 at N.Y. (62  goals).

2004 MLS Playoffs: Appeared in both games as a sub.

2003 MLS Season: Appeared in 21  games, just 13 of them starts, as he battled a  knee injury in the latter stages of the season  ... Added five goals, seven assists and 17  points to his impressive career totals ... Had  two game-winning goals and one game-winning assist ...  Missed three games, from  6/14-6/28, while with the U.S. National  Team at the 2003 FIFA Confederations  Cup in France ... Missed six games, from  8/23-9/28, with a sprained right MCL,  which allowed him to start just one of the  clubís last 10 games ... Crafted a five-game  point-scoring streak from 5/3-5/31 (3g, 2a)  ... Scored the 50th goal of his MLS career  on 5/10, which also proved to be the game-winner, in a 2-0 triumph over Colorado  ... Scored the game-winning goal in the  90th minute of a 1-0 victory at MetroStars  on 4/12 ... Assisted on Brian McBrideís  game-winning goal in a 2-1 win at N.E. on  4/19... Scored The Crewís lone goal in a  1-1 tie vs. the MetroStars on 5/31... Assisted  on both Crew goals in a 2-2 tie vs. Chicago  on 8/13... Came off the bench at halftime of  the season-finale, 10/26, to score one goal  and assist on another in a 6-2 win over Chicago ...

2003 U.S. Open Cup: Assisted  on all three Crew goals in a 4-3 loss to the  MetroStars on 8/6 in the Round of 16. 2002 MLS Season: Appeared in 27  matches, 21 of them starts... Established new  career-highs in both goals (16) and points  (37) in a season... With goal 5/25 vs. Dal-las, he surpassed the 100-point plateau for  his MLS career... Goal and assist on 5/18  vs. S.J. moved him into second place on The  Crewís all-time scoring list... Assist on 6/15  vs. S.J. made him a ì30 (goals)-30 (assists)  manî (39g, 30a) and goal vs. K.C. on 6/19  made him a ì40-30 manî... Had a five-point  night (2g, 1a) and scored the game-winning  goal 8/18 at K.C.... Scored two goals  6/2 at Chicago... Named MLS Player of  the Week for the week ending 8/4, after  posting 1g, 1gwa 7/31 at the MetroStars...  Scored three goals and one assist in The  Crewís 7-2 exhibition win over FC Nurmberg  of the German Bundesliga on 5/15...

2002  MLS Playoffs: Started all five matches...  Assisted on all four Columbus goals in its  quarterfinal sweep of S.J., both on 9/25 at  S.J. and both on 9/28 at Crew Stadium...  Tied Andy Williamsí Crew record for assists  in a playoff season (4)... Moved into third  place on the clubís all-time playoff scoring  list, with 3g, 5a for 11 points...

2002 US Open Cup: Appeared in three matches,  all starts (including the final), in The Crewís  run to the Open Cup title... Assisted on the  game-winning goal 8/7 at the MetroStars in  the quarterfinals. 

2001 MLS Season: Appeared in 22  matches, 20 of them starts, over the course of a dazzling season in which he led the  team in scoring with 33 points ... Become  the first player in Crew history to accumulate  double-figure totals in both goals (10) and  assists (13) in a season... Finished fourth  in the league in scoring and tied for third  in MLS in assists... Scored the dramatic  golden-goal winner in the 99th minute of the  stunning 2-1 win over D.C. United on 5/19,  in which The Crew played two men down  for the final 32 minutes... Had a six-point  night (2g, 2a) in 6-1 win over T.B. on 6/16...  Had a club-record eight-game point-scoring  streak (3g, 9a) from 7/4-8/15... Had five  game-winning goals... Scored the winning  goal and added an assist in The Crewís 4-3  exhibition victory over Bayer Leverkusen of  the German Bundesliga on 5/29... 2001  MLS Playoffs: Played the full 180 minutes  of The Crew’s quarterfinal series vs. S.J....  2001 U.S. Open Cup: Played the full  90 minutes in all three matches... Scored  two goals and assisted on both of Dante  Washingtonís tallies on 6/27 vs. Carolina  (D3 Pro)... Scored both Crew goals on 7/11  vs. Miami.

2000 MLS Season: Played in 29 match-es, starting 16 times, while battling through  nagging hamstring injuries... Had two goals  and eight assists for 12 points, fifth on the  team... Scored the game-winning goal in  The Crew’s 3-1 win over N.E. on 6/24...  His other goal came in the second minute of  a 1-1 tie vs. D.C. on 6/3... Also contributed  three game-winning assists, including  two brilliant assists in a 2-1 win vs. Dallas on  5/20... His other game-winning assists came  on 7/12 vs. N.E. and 8/2 at S.J.... Scored  the game-tying goal in the 84th minute of  The Crew’s 2-2 draw vs. Newcastle United  on 7/26... 2000 U.S. Open Cup:  Started all three games. 

1999 MLS Season: Played in 28 games,  starting 15... Was second on the team in  scoring with 12 goals and five assists for 29  points... Scored the first-ever goal in Colum-bus Crew Stadium history, a game-winning  tally in the 10th minute of The Crew’s 2-0  win over N.E. on 5/15... Led the team with  four game-winning goals and also had two  game-winning assists... Had a pair of  two goal games, both coming in 2-1  victories on the road (5/9 at S.J and 9/23  at Chicago)... Notched a goal and an assist  vs. Dallas on 7/24... Had the first two-assist  game of his career on 6/26 vs. the MetroStars.

1999 MLS Playoffs: Started  all five playoff games, playing 90 minutes  in four of the matches... Tallied three goals  and one assist for seven points, including  a game-winning score vs. D.C. on 11/7 in  a 5-1 win... Had a series-clinching game-winning assist in Game 2 of the Eastern  Conference Semifinals on 10/22 at T.B.... 

1999 U.S. Open Cup: Started and  played in two of three games... Notched  one assist, a game-winner in the round of 16  in a 3-0 win vs. the Carolina Dynamo. 

1998 MLS Season: Was the fourth-leading scorer on the team with eight goals and one assist for 17 points... Played in  25 games with eight starts... Notched two  game-winning goals and one game-winning assist... Had the first multiple-goal game of  his career by tallying twice in the second  half at Miami on 7/29, in a 3-2 setback...  Made his MLS debut on 3/29 at Dallas in  a 2-1 loss, coming off the bench... Made his  first career start and scored his first career  goal on 5/17 vs. L.A. ... Had a goal and an  assist in a 4-1 win vs. S.J. on 5/30... 1998  MLS Playoffs: Made two appearances,  no starts... Missed the first round series against the MetroStars with a sprained  knee... Made his MLS playoff debut on  10/11, coming on as a sub in a 2-0 loss at D.C.

1998 Open Cup:  Had a  goal and an assist in three U.S. Open Cup  games, including the game-winner in a 3-0  win over Miami on 7/22.

College: Attended the University of South  Florida, where he earned first-team All-Conference USA honours as a sophomore  and junior, and was named the Conference  USA Player of the Year as a senior. He  finished his career at USF with 41 goals and  36 assists.

International: Born in Montego Bay,  Jamaica, Cunningham earned one cap for  Jamaica before becoming a U.S. citizen in  2001. He has since been capped 12 times  for the United States, most recently scoring  the only goal for the U.S. in two 2009  friendlies, netting a left-footed finish against  Denmark on Nov. 18, 2009.

Personal: Jeff and his wife, Jocelyn wel-comed the birth of their first child, Mikayla, on Sept. 15, 2008.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2011 Columbus Crew 21 4 2 591 1 13 3 3 13 0 0
2010 FC Dallas 27 13 11 1464 1 58 25 8 27 0 0
2009 FC Dallas 28 23 17 1918 8 71 38 11 33 2 0
2008 FC Dallas 11 11 5 951 2 24 12 7 20 1 0
2008 Toronto FC 16 7 3 747 0 19 8 3 19 3 0
2007 Toronto FC 16 13 3 1034 1 21 14 5 23 2 0
2007 Real Salt Lake 7 7 3 602 0 11 7 3 10 1 0
2006 Real Salt Lake 31 26 16 2404 11 83 45 25 35 6 0
2005 Colorado Rapids 26 17 12 1667 3 55 31 18 26 4 0
2004 Columbus Crew 30 19 9 1853 4 63 26 25 27 1 0
2003 Columbus Crew 21 13 5 1401 7 49 23 19 26 2 0
2002 Columbus Crew 27 21 16 1962 5 78 37 30 40 2 0
2001 Columbus Crew 22 20 10 1770 13 72 32 25 19 3 1
2000 Columbus Crew 29 16 2 1755 8 48 19 23 22 3 0
1999 Columbus Crew 28 15 12 1556 5 60 32 19 25 2 0
1998 Columbus Crew 25 8 8 1076 1 47 20 15 12 1 0
Career Totals 365 233 134 22751 70 772 372 239 377 33 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 21 4 2 591 1 13 3 3 13 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs FC Dallas 3 1 1 191 0 6 3 1 2 0 0
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 27 13 11 1464 1 58 25 8 27 0 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 28 23 17 1918 8 71 38 11 33 2 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season FC Dallas 11 11 5 951 2 24 12 7 20 1 0
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 16 7 3 747 0 19 8 3 19 3 0

2007 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 16 13 3 1034 1 21 14 5 23 2 0
MLS Regular Season Real Salt Lake 7 7 3 602 0 11 7 3 10 1 0

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Real Salt Lake 31 26 16 2404 11 83 45 25 35 6 0

2005 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 3 2 1 230 0 3 1 3 3 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 26 17 12 1667 3 55 31 18 26 4 0

2004 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 0 0 69 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 30 19 9 1853 4 63 26 25 27 1 0

2003 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 21 13 5 1401 7 49 23 19 26 2 0

2002 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 5 5 0 432 4 12 6 5 2 1 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 27 21 16 1962 5 78 37 30 40 2 0

2001 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 2 0 180 0 4 1 1 3 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 22 20 10 1770 13 72 32 25 19 3 1

2000 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 29 16 2 1755 8 48 19 23 22 3 0

1999 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 5 5 3 424 1 9 3 10 2 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 28 15 12 1556 5 60 32 19 25 2 0

1998 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 0 0 45 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 25 8 8 1076 1 47 20 15 12 1 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, Apagado: 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

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI L 2-3 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/15/2011 CLB @ NE W 3-0 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 DC @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CLB @ KC L 1-2 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 LA @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI L 0-1 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/14/2011 HOU @ CLB T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 TOR @ CLB L 4-2 Subbed On 16 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/27/2011 CLB @ SEA L 2-6 Subbed On 33 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 NE @ CLB W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 CLB @ RSL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 POR @ CLB W 0-1 Started 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 CLB @ LA L 0-1 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 CLB @ VAN W 1-0 Subbed On 7 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CLB @ DAL L 0-2 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB W 1-4 Subbed On 22 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CLB @ HOU W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB L 1-0 Started 73 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
6/8/2011 RSL @ CLB W 1-2 Started 89 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/4/2011 CLB @ NY T 1-1 Subbed On 49 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Subbed On 19 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CLB @ POR L 0-1 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/14/2011 CLB @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 SEA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 VAN @ CLB W 1-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CLB @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 KC @ CLB W 0-1 Subbed On 13 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2011 DAL @ CLB W 0-2 Subbed On 30 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 NY @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CLB @ DC L 1-3 Started 61 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/24/2010 DAL @ LA L 1-2 Started 67 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/16/2010 DAL @ RSL L 0-2 Subbed On 44 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 COL @ DAL T 2-2 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 CHI @ DAL W 0-3 Subbed On 33 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/25/2010 DAL @ KC W 3-1 Subbed On 45 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/22/2010 NE @ DAL T 2-2 Subbed On 29 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
9/16/2010 NY @ DAL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2010 DAL @ SJ T 0-0 Started 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 TOR @ DAL W 0-1 Started 82 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
8/28/2010 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL W 0-1 Subbed On 32 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 DAL @ DC W 3-1 Subbed On 25 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/8/2010 PHI @ DAL W 1-3 Subbed On 45 2 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 DAL @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/24/2010 DAL @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/17/2010 RSL @ DAL W 0-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/11/2010 DAL @ SEA T 1-1 Subbed On 26 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 KC @ DAL W 0-1 Subbed On 26 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 SJ @ DAL W 0-2 Started 70 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
5/27/2010 DAL @ CHI T 1-1 Started 70 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/20/2010 LA @ DAL L 1-0 Started 63 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
5/15/2010 DAL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 63 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/8/2010 DC @ DAL W 0-1 Started 85 1 0 5 1 1 0 0 0
5/5/2010 DAL @ HOU W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 DAL @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
4/22/2010 SEA @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 2 0 5 2 2 1 0 0
4/17/2010 DAL @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0
4/10/2010 CLB @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 5 2 0 1 0 0
3/27/2010 HOU @ DAL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 4 1 0 1 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, Apagado: 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