Zach Pfeffer

Zach Pfeffer
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Midfielder
  • Philadelphia Union
  • 5' 8"
  • 145 lbs.
  • 01-06-1995
  • Dresher, PA

Midfielder Zach Pfeffer was signed on December 22, 2010 as the Union’s first Home Grown player at the age of 15.

Born January 6, 1995, Pfeffer was the fourth youngest player ever to sign an MLS contract, behind Freddy Adu, Fued Ibrahim, and Diego Fagundez. Pfeffer made his official MLS debut on September 17, 2011 against the Columbus Crew, drawing the start.

Prior to signing with the Union, Pfeffer was a member of Philadelphia’s U-17 squad that competed in the MLS U-17 SUM Cup in Houston, Texas. While training with the first team, the youngster entered as a substitute in a friendly against Chivas Guadalajara on September 1.

Pfeffer has represented the United States at the U-14 and U-15 levels and trained at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fl., as part of U.S. Soccer’s U-17 residency program. The midfielder was a member of the U-15/U-16 USSF FC Delco Academy, as well as the Upper Dublin, Cheltenham, YMS, and Montgomery United youth clubs.

2013: Did not appear in any matches, spent a year long loan in Germany under the TSG Hoffenheim 1899 youth system.

2011: Played three matches and started two for Philadelphia’s first team during his rookie season… His debut came at home in a 1-0 win vs. Columbus Crew… His next two appearances came at Sporting Kansas City as a second half substitute (9/23) and against New York Red Bulls during Philadelphia’s final game of the season… Played for the US U-17national team in the Mondial Minimes Montaigu Tournament in France… Featured in eight Reserve League games where he netted one goal and was cautioned once.

2010: Signed as the Union’s first Homegrown Player at the age of 15 years and 350 days... First player to join the 2010 expansion team from the MLS Homegrown Player initiative... Fourth youngest player ever to sign an MLS contract, behind Freddy Adu, Fued Ibrahim, and recently signed New England Revolution Homegrown Player Diego Fagundez.

Youth/Club: Member of Philadelphia’s U-17 squad that competed in the MLS U-17 SUM Cup in Houston, Texas.... While training with the first team, the youngster entered as a substitute in a friendly against Chivas Guadalajara on September 1... Represented the United States at the U-14 and U-15 levels and trained at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fl., as part of U.S. Soccer’s U-17 residency program... Was a member of the U-15/U-16 USSF FC Delco Academy, as well as the Upper Dublin, Cheltenham, YMS, and Montgomery United youth clubs.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 4 1 0 81 0 1 1 3 1 0 0
2013 Philadelphia Union 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Philadelphia Union 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Philadelphia Union 3 2 0 136 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
Career Totals 8 3 0 221 0 4 3 4 1 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 4 1 0 81 0 1 1 3 1 0 0

2013 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

2012 Season Statistics

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

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 3 2 0 136 0 3 2 1 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
9/13/2014 NY @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 PHI @ TOR W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2014 SJ @ PHI W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI W 1-3 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 PHI @ DAL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/31/2014 PHI @ CHV W 3-0 Subbed On 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
5/25/2014 PHI @ LA L 1-4 Subbed On 15 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI L 5-3 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2014 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 RSL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2013 PHI @ NE L 1-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 SEA @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 PHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2013 PHI @ DC W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-0 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2012 PHI @ KC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 KC @ PHI W 0-4 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/18/2012 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 45 0 0 2 1 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 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/17/2011 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Started 63 0 0 1 1 1 1 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/17/2011 PHI @ NE W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 PHI @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR W 6-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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