Keon Daniel

Keon Daniel
26
Midfielder
  • 6' 1"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 01-16-1987
  • Lambeau, Trinidad and Tobago

Midfielder Keon Daniel signed with the Union on March 18, 2011 after a successful preseason trial. Daniel joined Philadelphia from the Puerto Rico Islanders of the North American Soccer League.

Daniel first turned pro in August 2006 with United Petrotrin of the TT Pro League, the top division in his native Trinidad and Tobago, following a training stint with English Premier League club Manchester United. Two years later, the T&T international trialed with EPL club West Ham United, but instead joined TT Pro League side Caledonia AIA in May of 2009. The 24-year-old then joined the Islanders in June of 2010, scoring two goals and adding two assists in 16 appearances last season to help lead the club to a League Championship as an eighth seeded team in the playoffs. 

Daniel has had a distinguished international career since debuting in January 2008 at the age of 21, with 51 caps and nine goals. He led the Soca Warriors with four goals during 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying, the same number as MLS stars Landon Donovan, Brian Ching and Álvaro Saborío. 

2013: Played in 24 games starting in 20, logging 1991 minutes. He registered one assist against Kansas City on March 12, 2013.

2012: Keon emerged as a play making midfielder and an asset on free kicks.  He played in 22 games and started 17 totaling 1517 minutes.  He scored his only goal of the season on June 31 in a 2-1 loss in Houston.  He notched the game winning assist on October 6 against the Revolution when his corner connected with Jack McInerney’s head to give the Union a 1-0 win.  Keon played for Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean Cup Qualifying scoring a hat-trick against French Guiana on October 14.

2011: Saw action in 18 games for the Union, starting in nine…Took seven shots…Netted first career MLS goal off of a header in 1-1 tie against Real Salt Lake (6/11)…Earned first MLS career assist in 3-0 win at New England (7/17)…Notched second assist of the season on a Veljko Paunovic goal in a 2-1 loss at Columbus (8/20)…Saw limited action after Columbus game due to Trinidad & Tobago national team duty…Played in reserve league matches against D.C. United (5/15/11), at Toronto FC (5/28), at D.C. United (7/3) and at NY (8/15).

2010: Played with the Puerto Rico Islanders of the USSF Division 2 Pro League… Scored two goals and had two assists in 16 appearances… Helped team win the USSF Division 2 Pro League Championship as an eight seed in the playoffs.

YOUTH: Attended Signal Hill Secondary School in his native Tobago, later attending St. Calir Coaching School.

INTERNATIONAL: Has 51 caps and nine goals for Trinidad and Tobago… Made his debut in 2007 and scored his first senior international goal against Guyana in January 2008 on free kick… Second goal was scored against El Salvador in March 2008 also on a free kick… Competed with Trinidad in the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup… Also competed in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification for Trinidad…Saw action in five games during World Cup Qualifying in 2011…Scored a goal in a 2-0 win over Barbados (9/6).

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Philadelphia Union 24 20 0 1721 1 27 5 35 1 4 0
2012 Philadelphia Union 22 17 1 1517 1 20 4 19 0 0 1
2011 Philadelphia Union 18 9 1 888 2 7 2 6 0 1 0
Career Totals 64 46 2 4126 4 54 11 60 1 5 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 24 20 0 1721 1 27 5 35 1 4 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 22 17 1 1517 1 20 4 19 0 0 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 18 9 1 888 2 7 2 6 0 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, 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
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 MTL @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/26/2013 KC @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 PHI @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/5/2013 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI L 1-0 Started 71 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/25/2013 PHI @ NE L 1-5 Started 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 PHI @ VAN W 1-0 Started 65 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2013 CHV @ PHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 PHI @ RSL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2013 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 75 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
5/25/2013 PHI @ MTL L 3-5 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI W 0-1 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/4/2013 SEA @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
4/27/2013 PHI @ NE L 0-2 Started 72 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0
4/21/2013 PHI @ DC W 3-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 2 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
3/16/2013 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL W 2-1 Started 64 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI L 3-1 Started 84 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-0 Started 86 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI W 3-1 Started 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI W 1-3 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/15/2012 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 PHI @ NE T 0-0 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2012 RSL @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0
8/4/2012 PHI @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2012 NE @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/8/2012 TOR @ PHI W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA W 2-1 Started 75 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI W 0-4 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 PHI @ TOR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/19/2012 PHI @ DAL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-2 Started 77 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
4/28/2012 SJ @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 PHI @ CHV W 1-0 Started 75 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Started 86 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/18/2012 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Started 72 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR L 1-3 Subbed On 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2011 PHI @ SEA W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2011 DC @ PHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2011 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2011 NE @ PHI T 4-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2011 PHI @ RSL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 73 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Subbed On 11 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/17/2011 PHI @ NE W 3-0 Started 79 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Started 58 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/2/2011 PHI @ DC T 2-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI W 2-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Subbed On 30 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/18/2011 PHI @ VAN L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 RSL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 67 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 54 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR W 6-2 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 PHI @ DAL L 0-2 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 SJ @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA L 0-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
3/26/2011 VAN @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 PHI @ HOU W 1-0 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