Edson Buddle

Edson Buddle
9
Forward
  • Colorado Rapids
  • 6' 1"
  • 185 lbs.
  • 05-21-1981
  • White Plains, NY

Previous Club: LA Galaxy
College: State Fair Community College
Hometown: New Rochelle, New York
Acquired: Acquired by the Rapids on December 14, 2012 from the LA Galaxy in exchange for a first round 2013 Supplemental Draft Pick and allocation money.

MLS CAREER

2013

  • Tied for second on the team in goals scored with five, including the game winner over his former team, LA Galaxy on Sept. 7.
  • Scored in three consecutive games (8/17, 8/31, 9/7) for the first time since 2010.

2012

  • Made his 100th appearance of his Galaxy career on September 1, becoming the 19th player in LA history to reach that milestone.
  • Won his first MLS Cup with LA in a 3-1 victory over Houston on December 1.

2010

  • Enjoyed his best season in MLS, scoring a career-high 17 goals to finish second in the league while being named the Galaxy MVP for the first time ever.
  • An MLS All-Star for the second time in three years and a member of the MLS Best XI for the first time, Buddle scored each of LA’s first seven goals on the season and nine of their first 10.
  • His goal at Chivas USA on 10/3 was the 40th of his Galaxy career, making him the first player in MLS history to score 40 or more goals for two different teams.

2009

  • Finished second on the Galaxy in scoring, tallying five goals in 19 games for the club.
  • Buddle scored the game-winner on 6/6 at Toronto FC, becoming the 15th player in MLS history to score 70 career regular season goals.
  • Buddle played the 200th regular season game of his career at New York on 7/16.
  • In the playoffs, Buddle started all four of the Galaxy’s games, including MLS Cup where the team lost in a penalty shoot-out to Real Salt Lake

2008

  • Finished third in MLS with 15 goals.
  • He was named to the MLS All-Star Team for the first time and entered the game as a second half sub in the 3-2 win over West Ham.
  • Collected a pair of MLS Player of the Week awards after scoring hat tricks at FC Dallas on 5/18 and at San Jose on 6/14.

2007

  • Acquired by the Galaxy in mid-June from Toronto FC, Buddle went on to appear in 16 games for the club, tallying five goals to place second on the club for the season.
  • He eclipsed the 10,000 career minutes played mark against Real Salt Lake on 9/1.
  • Prior to joining the Galaxy, Buddle played 481 minutes in 10 games with Toronto FC, recording two assists.

2006

  • Was acquired by the Red Bulls prior to the start of the season and scored six goals in 28 games, playing a career-high 2,112 minutes during his only year in New York.

2005

  • Continued his strong form by scoring nine goals and adding two assists for the Crew, giving him 39 goals in four years.

2004

  • Scored 11 goals to lead the team while also adding a pair of assists as Columbus pulled off the longest unbeaten streak in MLS history at 18 games to win the Supporter’s Shield.
  • Was twice named MLS Player of the Week, including once after scoring four goals in a 4-2 win over New York on 9/18.

2003

  • Recorded his first double digit goalscoring season, tallying 10 goals and four assists in just 16 starts for the Crew.
  • He also scored four of the Crew’s six goals in the CONCACAF Champions Cup.

2002

  • Helped the Crew win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in his second season, tallying nine goals and a career-high five assists while beginning to establish himself as one of the top young forwards in MLS.

2001

  • After one season in the A-League, Buddle joined the Columbus Crew and tallied three goals in 17 appearances as a rookie.
  • Made his MLS debut on 4/7 and scored the first goal of his career three games later at 5/16 at New England.

NATIONAL TEAM

  • Buddle has collected 11 caps with the U.S. National Team (as of January of 2014), scoring three times. He made his international debut on 3/29/03, coming on as a second half substitute in a 2-0 win over Venezuela.
  • In South Africa for the 2010 World Cup, he played in two of four games for the U.S., coming on in the second half against England and Algeria.
  • He played in four games for the U.S. in 2011, scoring in the 3-2 win in Slovenia on 11/15/11.
  • Buddle also played for the U.S. at the U-18, U-20 and U-23 levels, including a trip to the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championships where he scored once in the 4-1 win over Chile.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

  • Joined FC Ingolstadt of the German 2. Bundesliga in January 2011, signing with the club on a free transfer. He scored on his debut for the club against MSV Duisberg and finished the season with three goals, helping Ingolstadt avoid relegation. He remained with the club for the first half of the 2011-12 season, scoring six times in 17 league games, and was released from his contract with the club in January 2012, allowing him to re-sign with the Galaxy.
  • Buddle appeared in 26 games with Long Island Rough Riders of the A-League in 2000, helping them win the Northeast Division Title. His 11 goals and four assists led the team in scoring and allowed him to be named a finalist for the A-League Rookie of the Year award.

COLLEGE

  • Buddle played one season at State Fair Community College in Sedalia, Mo., helping lead the school to the 1999 NJCAA National Championship.
  • He scored the title-clinching goal in sudden death overtime of the championship game, giving State Fair a 3-2 victory over Pima Community College.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Colorado Rapids 12 8 1 751 1 24 5 15 3 0 0
2013 Colorado Rapids 24 19 5 1664 3 56 17 37 11 1 0
2012 LA Galaxy 19 10 3 969 1 31 9 37 9 0 0
2010 Los Angeles Galaxy 25 25 17 2109 2 96 43 43 27 4 0
2009 Los Angeles Galaxy 19 13 5 1255 0 32 16 36 11 1 0
2008 Los Angeles Galaxy 27 26 15 2218 3 74 38 28 30 2 0
2007 Los Angeles Galaxy 16 10 5 770 0 38 17 17 13 2 0
2007 Toronto FC 10 5 0 481 2 9 6 12 6 1 0
2006 New York Red Bulls 28 24 6 2110 3 65 29 41 32 1 0
2005 Columbus Crew 23 21 9 1762 2 70 24 28 18 0 0
2004 Columbus Crew 24 20 11 1720 2 65 31 47 17 3 0
2003 Columbus Crew 21 16 10 1509 4 59 26 24 21 2 0
2002 Columbus Crew 21 13 9 1304 5 51 19 27 11 2 0
2001 Columbus Crew 17 5 3 556 2 24 12 9 5 0 0
Career Totals 286 215 99 19178 30 694 292 401 214 19 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 12 8 1 751 1 24 5 15 3 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 1 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 24 19 5 1664 3 56 17 37 11 1 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs LA Galaxy 5 3 0 261 0 3 2 6 4 0 0
MLS Regular Season LA Galaxy 19 10 3 969 1 31 9 37 9 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Los Angeles Galaxy 3 3 2 234 0 5 2 5 4 0 0
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 25 25 17 2109 2 96 43 43 27 4 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Los Angeles Galaxy 4 4 0 375 0 6 3 6 3 0 0
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 19 13 5 1255 0 32 16 36 11 1 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 27 26 15 2218 3 74 38 28 30 2 0

2007 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 16 10 5 770 0 38 17 17 13 2 0
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 10 5 0 481 2 9 6 12 6 1 0

2006 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 28 24 6 2110 3 65 29 41 32 1 0

2005 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 23 21 9 1762 2 70 24 28 18 0 0

2004 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 1 1 96 0 4 2 3 1 1 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 24 20 11 1720 2 65 31 47 17 3 0

2003 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 21 16 10 1509 4 59 26 24 21 2 0

2002 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 3 3 1 244 2 8 5 7 2 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 21 13 9 1304 5 51 19 27 11 2 0

2001 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Columbus Crew 2 0 0 31 0 3 0 3 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Columbus Crew 17 5 3 556 2 24 12 9 5 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
7/25/2014 CHV @ COL W 0-3 Subbed On 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2014 COL @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 COL @ PHI T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2014 CLB @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/28/2014 VAN @ COL W 0-2 Subbed On 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 COL @ DAL L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2014 CHI @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 HOU @ COL W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 MTL @ COL W 1-4 Started 86 0 1 3 1 1 2 0 0
5/17/2014 COL @ RSL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
5/11/2014 CHV @ COL L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2014 COL @ SJ T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0
5/3/2014 LA @ COL W 0-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/26/2014 COL @ SEA L 1-4 Started 59 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
4/19/2014 SJ @ COL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0
4/12/2014 COL @ TOR W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 4 2 3 0 0 0
4/5/2014 COL @ VAN W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 KC @ COL L 3-2 Started 82 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
3/22/2014 POR @ COL W 0-2 Started 79 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0
3/15/2014 COL @ NY T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2013 COL @ VAN L 0-3 Started 67 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
10/19/2013 VAN @ COL W 2-3 Subbed On 45 0 1 3 1 3 1 0 0
10/9/2013 COL @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0
10/5/2013 SEA @ COL W 1-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2013 COL @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
9/14/2013 DAL @ COL W 1-2 Started 75 0 0 3 2 3 2 0 0
9/7/2013 COL @ LA W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 3 2 3 1 0 0
8/31/2013 COL @ KC L 1-2 Subbed On 20 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
8/17/2013 VAN @ COL W 0-2 Subbed On 12 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
8/11/2013 COL @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 RSL @ COL T 2-2 Started 56 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/27/2013 LA @ COL W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 4 1 0 2 0 0
7/20/2013 COL @ SEA T 1-1 Subbed On 33 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
7/17/2013 NE @ COL W 1-2 Started 72 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 0
7/7/2013 DC @ COL T 0-0 Started 82 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
7/4/2013 NY @ COL W 0-2 Started 77 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
6/29/2013 COL @ MTL W 4-3 Started 89 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0
6/23/2013 COL @ POR L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 COL @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 0
6/15/2013 SJ @ COL L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 4 2 3 2 0 0
6/1/2013 DAL @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/25/2013 CHV @ COL W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
5/18/2013 COL @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 COL @ CLB W 2-0 Started 80 1 0 2 1 3 2 1 0
5/4/2013 TOR @ COL W 0-1 Subbed On 45 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
4/28/2013 COL @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 SEA @ COL L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 COL @ CHV W 1-0 Started 73 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
4/6/2013 RSL @ COL W 0-1 Started 57 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 POR @ COL T 2-2 Started 61 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/23/2013 COL @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 COL @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 COL @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/28/2012 SEA @ LA W 0-1 Started 75 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
10/21/2012 LA @ SJ T 2-2 Started 89 1 0 3 2 4 2 0 0
10/6/2012 RSL @ LA L 2-1 Subbed On 29 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/30/2012 LA @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 TOR @ LA W 2-4 Subbed On 22 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
9/14/2012 COL @ LA W 0-2 Subbed On 12 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/1/2012 VAN @ LA W 0-2 Subbed On 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/26/2012 DAL @ LA W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/12/2012 LA @ CHV W 4-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/5/2012 LA @ SEA L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 LA @ DAL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 CHV @ LA W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 LA @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 LA @ POR W 5-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 LA @ CHI W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 LA @ SJ L 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 VAN @ LA W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 LA @ RSL W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2012 POR @ LA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 LA @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 4 2 1 2 0 0
5/23/2012 SJ @ LA L 3-2 Started 68 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/19/2012 LA @ CHV L 0-1 Subbed On 30 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/12/2012 LA @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 NY @ LA L 1-0 Started 68 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/2/2012 LA @ SEA L 0-2 Subbed On 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 DAL @ LA T 1-1 Started 74 0 0 4 0 7 1 0 0
4/21/2012 LA @ COL W 2-1 Started 72 0 0 4 1 3 3 0 0
4/14/2012 POR @ LA W 1-3 Subbed On 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 LA @ KC L 0-1 Started 56 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/31/2012 NE @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 0 1 3 0 5 1 0 0
3/18/2012 DC @ LA W 1-3 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0
3/10/2012 RSL @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 1 0 4 1 7 2 0 0
10/24/2010 DAL @ LA W 1-2 Started 89 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
10/16/2010 COL @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 1 0 6 3 2 0 0 0
10/7/2010 LA @ PHI W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV W 2-1 Started 89 1 0 4 1 2 1 0 0
9/24/2010 NY @ LA L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
9/18/2010 DC @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 2 0 0
9/11/2010 CLB @ LA W 1-3 Started 45 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 LA @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
8/28/2010 KC @ LA L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
8/21/2010 LA @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 3 0 0
8/14/2010 LA @ NY W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 3 2 3 1 0 0
8/1/2010 CHI @ LA L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 0
7/22/2010 SJ @ LA T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 7 3 0 2 0 0
7/18/2010 LA @ DC W 2-1 Started 77 1 0 5 3 0 1 0 0
7/10/2010 LA @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 5 1 0 1 0 0
7/4/2010 SEA @ LA W 1-3 Started 62 1 0 4 2 4 1 0 0
6/26/2010 LA @ TOR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2010 LA @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 HOU @ LA W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 LA @ CLB W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2010 LA @ DAL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 TOR @ LA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 1 2 2 0 0
5/8/2010 LA @ SEA W 4-0 Started 75 0 1 4 2 2 3 0 0
5/5/2010 LA @ COL W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 6 3 3 0 1 0
5/1/2010 PHI @ LA W 1-3 Started 75 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 LA @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
4/17/2010 RSL @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 2 0 9 2 3 3 0 0
4/10/2010 LA @ HOU W 2-0 Started 67 2 0 5 3 3 0 1 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 2 0 2 2 2 4 1 0
3/27/2010 NE @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 6 2 2 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