Caleb Folan

Caleb Folan
Caleb Folan
Caleb Folan
Real Name: Caleb Folan
HT: 6' 2" WT: 178
Age: 32 (10/26/1982)
Birthplace: Leeds, England

Acquired: Signed on March 16, 2011.

- Begins new chapter in professional career coming to MLS after 10+ years of experience abroad.
- Has seven caps with the Republic of Ireland National Team.
- Came on trial with the Rapids during the 2011 preseason and appeared in three games scoring the game-winner in match against LA Galaxy.


- Began his professional career with hometown side Leeds United in 2001 after being in the club’s youth system.
- Spent loans spells with Rushden & Diamonds for the 2001/02 season playing in six matches and Hull City in November 2001 which included only one appearance.
- Played for English League Two club Chesterfield from 2002-07, playing in 102 league games and scoring 14 goals. Also appeared in League Cup and FA Cup matches.
- Scored two goals in 15 games with Wigan Athletic during the 2006/07 and 07/08 seasons. Also played in League Cup games.  
- Signed with English Football League Championship side Hull City in August 2007 becoming the club’s first-ever £1million signing.
- Scored the game winner in Hull City’s first-ever top flight game against Fulham in August 2008.
- Was loaned to Middlesbrough and appeared as a sub once in 2009/10.
- Appeared in 58 league matches for Hull City from 2007-11 and scored 12 goals for the Tigers. Also played in League Cup and FA Cup matches.


 - Caleb Folan has seven caps with the Republic of Ireland National Team.


- Played in World Cup Qualifiers against Italy (4/1), vs. Bulgaria (6/6) and vs. Cyprus (9/5).
- Appeared in friendlies vs. Australia (8/12) and against South Africa (9/8).


- Received his first call-up for the senior squad making his debut in a World Cup Qualifier against Cyprus (10/15).
- Appeared in friendly vs. Poland (11/19).



- Qualifies for the Republic of Ireland via his grandparents.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
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Career Totals-26166152124016271751
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