Danleigh Borman

Danleigh Borman
Danleigh Borman
Danleigh Borman
Real Name: Danleigh Borman
HT: 5' 9" WT: 160
Age: 29 (01/25/1986)
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Hometown: Cape Town, South Africa

2010: Played in 17 matches, starting 12. Started, played 90 minutes, and scored only goal of the season in 2-1 loss at Philadelphia on Oct. 16. Started and played 90 minutes in both U.S. Open Cup qualifying victories over Philadelphia on April 27 and against New England on May 12. Picked up assist on Angel goal at New England on May 29.

2009: Set career highs in games played (24), games started (14) and minutes played (1,441). Scored a goal against Colorado on May 30 in 3-2 loss. Played left midfield and left back.

2008: With several injuries and a strong preseason, Borman earned important role in beginning of the season. Scored his first career goal in 2-1 win at Los Angeles on May 10 and followed that up with a game-tying goal a week later in a 1-1 tie at home with Kansas City on May 17. Started against FC Barcelona on Aug. 6 and made 15 regular season appearances. Started in 11 reserve games, scoring one goal and one assist.

In 2007, Borman was on the Atlantic 10 Second Team after finishing the year with one goal and seven assists - a mark that tied him for second on his University of Rhode Island team. A year before, he earned the A-10 Championship Most Outstanding Player award when he helped the Rams to a 2-0 win over Saint Louis University in the A-10 championship game. Was the 2004 A-10 Rookie of the Year. During his time at URI, he accumulated seven goals and 16 assists.

Borman has been called up to the South African U-19 Men’s National Team.

Favorite actors include Eddie Murphy, Will Smith, Martin Lawrence and Charlize Theron. Follows the Stormers (South African rugby team) and enjoys listening to Usher. Majored in kinesiology and would be a trainer if it was not for soccer. Father, “Dot”, played in top South African soccer league. Cousin played for Mamelodi Sundowns of South African league and for the South African U-23 Men’s National Team.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2011Toronto FC22180160633018140
2011New York Red Bulls210910001000
2010New York Red Bulls18131117914213040
2009New York Red Bulls24141144111349040
2008New York Red Bulls157272101654510
Career Totals-81534503853611456130
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