Daniel Paladini

Daniel Paladini
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Midfielder
  • Columbus Crew
  • 5' 9"
  • 164 lbs.
  • 11-11-1984
  • Van Nuys, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2013 (Chicago Fire): In 2013, Paladini made 20 appearances and set a new career high in assists (three) and his pair of goals matched his previous high, set in 2012. He registered a goal and two assists, including the game-winner in a 3-1 win over the eventual Supporters’ Shield winners, the New York Red Bulls (April 7).

2012 (Chicago Fire): In his second season in Chicago, Paladini appeared in 15 matches, starting in seven, scoring two goals and adding two assists over 691 minutes. He assisted on Austin Berry’s 72nd minute goal in a 2-1 loss at Columbus (May 26) and scored his first goal of the season in the 44th minute of a 4-2 loss at D.C. (August 22). He scored his second consecutive match in the 18th minute of a 3-1 win against Houston (September 12). He later assisted on Sherjill MacDonald’s second goal in the 78th minute of a 2-0 win at New York (October 6). Paladini made one MLS Cup Playoffs appearance, entering in the 75th minute of the Fire’s 2-1 loss to Houston in the Eastern Conference Knockout Match (October 31). In the club’s Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup run, he wore the captain’s armband in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Michigan Bucks (May 29). He started and played 68 minutes in a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa FC (July 21) and played the second half of the 2-2 draw against Club Santos Laguna (September 8). In MLS Reserve League action he started five matches for the Fire, scoring one goal over 397 minutes and scored the first goal in the 39th minute in a 3-1 win over Colorado (August 15).

2011 (Chicago Fire): In his return to Major League Soccer Paladini played 23 matches -- including 16 starts -- over 1491 minutes, setting MLS career season highs following two seasons with the Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League (NASL). He recorded one assist on Marco Pappa’s ninth minute goal in a 3-0 victory at Real Salt Lake (September 28). In Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play, he appeared and started in five of the team’s six Open Cup matches, tallying two assists. Both assists in Open Cup action came against the New York Red Bulls (July 12), assisting on Dominic Oduro’s seventh minute strike and Yamith Cuesta’s 48th minute header in a 4-0 rout. He started and went 80 minutes in the final, a 2-0 loss at SEA (October 4). He appeared in both club international friendly matches, starting and going 88 minutes in a 3-1 loss vs. Manchester United (July 23) and came on as a halftime sub in a 1-0 loss versus. Chivas de Guadalajara (September 14).

2010 (Carolina Railhawks): In his second season with the Carolina RailHawks, he played 34 matches, finishing second on the team in goals (seven) and leading the team in assists (five). He earned a second consecutive selection to the USSF Division 2 Best XI and helped the RailHawks to the NASL Conference regular season championship and a runner-up finish in the League playoffs.

2009 (Carolina Railhawks): Paladini appeared in 28 matches, tallying five goals and four assists for the Carolina RailHawks of NASL. He was named an All-League Best XI midfielder as he helped the club to a second place regular-season finish.

2008 (Chivas USA): Paladini appeared in eight matches, scoring one goal with Chivas USA. He made his MLS debut on May 11, 2008 in a substitute appearance and made his first MLS start on May 17, 2008. He scored his first professional goal in the 31st minute of a 3-1 win at Toronto FC (September 6).

2007 (San Fernando Valley Quakes): In 2007, he played in 14 matches, scoring three goals, helping the USL Premier Development League’s San Fernando Valley Quakes to its first-ever playoff appearance.

2006 (LA Galaxy): Paladini was selected by the LA Galaxy in the Second Round (24th overall) of the 2006 MLS Supplemental Draft. He spent the year with the side, but did not appear in a first-team match.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

Paladini was named All-Big West Second Team as a sophomore at Cal State Northridge and made back-to-back All-Big West First Teams as a junior and senior. In 2005, he was the Big West Midfielder of the Year, and ranks among Northridge’s all-time leaders in matches played (78) and assists (19).

ACQUIRED

Paladini’s MLS rights were traded to the Crew from the Chicago Fire on December 12, 2013 in exchange for a 2014 Fourth Round SuperDraft pick. He signed with the Crew on December 20, 2013.

PERSONAL

Enjoys vacationing at his family’s lake house. His favorite movie is Gladiator. He is most influenced by his dad and looks up to the historical figure, John F. Kennedy. He was given the nickname D by a teammate when he was younger. His sister Michelle is married to former Crew – and current Sporting Kansas City midfielder – Josh Gardner.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Columbus Crew 4 3 0 221 0 4 1 4 0 1 0
2013 Chicago Fire 20 7 2 823 3 12 6 11 2 5 1
2012 Chicago Fire 15 7 2 691 2 13 5 12 0 1 0
2011 Chicago Fire 23 16 0 1491 1 37 14 37 1 7 0
2008 Chivas USA 8 5 1 458 0 6 3 12 1 4 0
2006 Los Angeles Galaxy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 70 38 5 3684 6 72 29 76 4 18 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 4 3 0 221 0 4 1 4 0 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 20 7 2 823 3 12 6 11 2 5 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 1 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 15 7 2 691 2 13 5 12 0 1 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 23 16 0 1491 1 37 14 37 1 7 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 8 5 1 458 0 6 3 12 1 4 0

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/20/2014 NE @ CLB W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2014 CHV @ CLB W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0
8/30/2014 CLB @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 LA @ CLB W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 TOR @ CLB L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/2/2014 CLB @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/26/2014 CLB @ NE W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 MTL @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 KC @ CLB L 2-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CLB @ NY L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2014 DAL @ CLB T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2014 RSL @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 CLB @ TOR L 2-3 Started 61 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 CLB @ POR T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU L 0-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0
5/4/2014 CLB @ KC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 NY @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2014 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 TOR @ CLB L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CLB @ SEA W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY L 2-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 TOR @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 CHI @ DAL W 3-2 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/4/2013 CHI @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2013 MTL @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2013 CHI @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/7/2013 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
9/1/2013 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 MTL @ CHI W 1-2 Subbed On 27 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI W 2-1 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Subbed On 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 DC @ CHI W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2013 CHI @ VAN L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI L 2-1 Subbed On 44 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
7/3/2013 SJ @ CHI W 2-3 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
6/19/2013 COL @ CHI W 1-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Subbed On 20 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/2/2013 DC @ CHI W 0-2 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/25/2013 CHI @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI L 1-0 Started 84 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 CHI @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI W 0-1 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 57 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Started 90 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0
3/24/2013 CHV @ CHI L 4-1 Started 62 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
3/9/2013 NE @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 CHI @ LA L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-1 Started 64 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY W 2-0 Started 81 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC L 0-2 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 MTL @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2012 CHI @ TOR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI W 1-3 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8/22/2012 CHI @ DC L 2-4 Started 85 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
8/18/2012 NE @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 TOR @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CHI @ SJ T 1-1 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 CHI @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 VAN @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 LA @ CHI L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2012 CHI @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2012 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/2/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB L 1-2 Subbed On 30 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0
5/23/2012 DAL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/9/2012 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2012 CHI @ CHV W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SEA @ CHI L 2-1 Started 72 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0
4/21/2012 CHI @ TOR W 3-2 Subbed On 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/15/2012 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 CHI @ COL L 0-2 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI W 0-1 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/17/2012 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI W 2-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CHI @ DC W 2-1 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/12/2011 DAL @ CHI L 2-1 Subbed On 34 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10/1/2011 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
9/28/2011 CHI @ RSL W 3-0 Started 90 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 0
9/25/2011 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI W 2-3 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 CHI @ SJ L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI W 0-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/21/2011 TOR @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2011 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHI @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2011 CHI @ VAN L 2-4 Started 70 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI L 1-0 Started 45 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
7/9/2011 CHI @ LA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2011 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
6/22/2011 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CHI @ NE T 1-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB W 1-0 Subbed On 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 SEA @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 5 2 3 0 0 0
5/28/2011 SJ @ CHI T 2-2 Started 76 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
5/14/2011 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 4 1 3 2 1 0
5/7/2011 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
4/23/2011 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2011 LA @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CHI @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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