Andy Iro

Andy Iro
Andy Iro
Andy Iro
Real Name: Andy Iro
HT: 6' 5" WT: 205
Age: 30 (11/26/1984)
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Hometown: Liverpool, England

MLS Career Highlights: Had appeared in 29 MLS games, with 19 starts, entering this season... Had two goals in that time... Made his professional and Crew debut on 3/29/08 vs. TFC... Scored his first career goal on 9/6/08 vs. N.E. ... Selected by the Crew in the first round (No. 6 overall) of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft...

MLS Career Playoff Highlights: Had appeared in three career games, all as a substitute, in the Crew's run to the 2008 MLS Cup title...

U.S. Open Cup Career Highlights: Had started in two Open Cup matches entering this season…

CONCACAF Champions League Career Highlights: Had started two matches entering this season.

2009 MLS Season: Appeared in 11 matches, with eight starts... Had one goal (4/5)... Had one yellow card (10/25)... Had one red card (4/5)... Missed matches on 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/17, 5/27, 5/30 and 6/6 with L quad strain... Missed match on 4/11 due to red card susp. … 2009 U.S. Open Cup: Started in the Round of 16 match at Rochester… 2009-10 CONCACAF Champions League: Started in two matches.

2008 MLS Season: Appeared in 18 games, with 11 starts... Had one goal, the first of his Crew and MLS career, 9/6 vs. N.E. ... Made his first Crew and MLS start on 6/14 at K.C... Made his professional and Crew debut in season opener vs. TFC on 3/29... Had four yellow cards (6/14, 6/28, 7/27, 8/30) on the season... 2008 MLS Cup Playoffs: Appeared in three matches, all as a substitute, in the Crew's run to the 2008 MLS Cup title... 2008 U.S. Open Cup: Started in the Open Cup qualifier at Chicago on 6/10... 2008 Reserve Division: Started all seven games in which he appeared.

College: Scored 10 goals and added four assists in 86 games over four years as a stalwart defender at UC Santa Barbara... Started every game in which he appeared during his collegiate career and was honored with various accolades, including being named the Big West Defensive Player of the Year for three consecutive seasons (2005- 07)... Was a NSCAA All-America second-team selection in 2006 and 2007 after being named to the third team in 2005... Was named to the NSCAA All-Far West first team in 2006 and 2007... Was a member of the Gauchos' 2006 NCAA Championship squad

Personal: The son of Paul and Rose Iro... Has seven brothers and one sister, Jessie... Thinks of his mother and sister before every game... Graduated from UCSB with a degree in sociology and a minor in sports management... Roots for Newcastle United (England) and Juventus (Italy)... Is a fan of Fabio Cannavaro and Steven Gerrard... His favorite movie is “Gladiator”... Enjoys watching “Family Guy,” “Entourage,” and “South Park”... His favorite video game is “Winning Eleven."

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2011Toronto FC13130114506020130
2011Columbus Crew4201780004011
2010Columbus Crew252432117114319220
2009Columbus Crew118163104112011
2008Columbus Crew18111107909318140
Career Totals-7158551501337734112
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