Sheanon Williams

Sheanon Williams
25
Defender
  • Philadelphia Union
  • 5' 11"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 03-17-1990
  • Boston, MA

Sheanon Williams signed with the Union on August 31, 2010 from the Harrisburg City Islanders, the club's USL Pro affiliate. He has since emerged as one of the best right backs in MLS.

Willaims played the entire 2010 season with the City Islanders in the USL second division, scoring three goals in 19 matches. He played 1,402 total minutes of league action for the Islanders in 2010 in addition to U.S. Open Cup matches. Williams was named the "Upper 90" City Islanders Rookie of the Year.

Williams played the 2009 Premier Development League season with the Carolina Dynamo, earning All-Eastern Conference honors after scoring six goals and accumulating 16 points in 12 games. He left the University of North Carolina after only one season (2008) to pursue a professional career in Europe, landing tryouts with VfL Wolfsburg (Germany) and FC Twente (Netherlands). Despite performing well on trial overseas, Williams was unable to secure a contract and returned to the United States in 2009.

After training with Real Salt Lake towards the end of 2009 and early 2010, Williams made his debut with the City Islanders and scored his first professional goal on April 17, 2010.

A product of the U.S. Under-17 National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, FL, Williams has played in two youth World Cups for the United States: the U-17 World Cup in Korea (2007) and the U-20 World Cup in Egypt (2009). He was a 2007 PARADE High School All-American and earned NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American honors in 2006 and 2007.

2013: Played and started in 32 games, logging 2190 minutes. In just four games, Williams tallied four (4) assists. Most notably, his two assists on June 29, 2013 against FC Dallas led the team to a 2-2 tie. His three goals contributed to the success of the Union. On June 5, 2013, he scored against Columbus resulting in a 3-0 win.

2012: On September 15 Sheanon Williams surpassed Sebastien Le Toux as the Union’s all-time leader in games played and games started.  Played in 28 games logging 2486 minutes scoring one goal and two assists during that time.  Named the 18th player on the MLS’ 24 under 24 list.

2011: Started 32 regular season matches and both postseason matches, registering one goal and three assists… Played the full 90 minutes in both of Philadelphia’s playoff matches… In a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake, Williams logged his first MLS assist when he played a ball down the sideline to Michael Farfan who found Keon Daniel streaking into the box… Scored his first MLS goal against New England Revolution on 7/7/11 in the 93rd-minute…

2010: Signed with Philadelphia Union on August 31, 2010 from the Harrisburg City Islanders, the club's USL-2 affiliate... Played eight matches for the Union…Scored three goals in 19 matches and logged 1,402 minutes for the Islanders…Also played in U.S. Open Cup matches…Was named the "Upper 90" City Islanders Rookie of the Year.

2009: Played the 2009 Premier Development League season with the Carolina Dynamo, earning All-Eastern Conference honors after scoring six goals and accumulating 16 points in 12 games... Left the University of North Carolina after only one season (2008) to pursue a professional career in Europe, landing tryouts with VfL Wolfsburg (Germany) and FC Twente (Netherlands).... Was unable to secure a contract and returned to the United States in 2009....Trained with Real Salt Lake towards the end of 2009 and early 2010…Made debut with City Islanders and scored his first professional goal on April 17, 2010. 

International: A product of the U.S. Under-17 National Team Residency Program... Has played in two youth World Cups for the United States: the U-17 World Cup in Korea (2007) and the U-20 World Cup in Egypt (2009).

High School: Was a 2007 PARADE High School All-American and earned NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American honors in 2006 and 2007.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 18 17 3 1548 1 16 5 17 0 2 0
2013 Philadelphia Union 32 32 2 2867 8 14 3 42 0 6 1
2012 Philadelphia Union 28 28 1 2486 2 14 6 26 2 5 1
2011 Philadelphia Union 32 32 1 2828 3 20 7 38 1 4 1
2010 Philadelphia Union 8 8 0 720 0 4 3 12 0 0 0
Career Totals 118 117 7 10449 14 68 24 134 3 17 3

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 18 17 3 1548 1 16 5 17 0 2 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 32 32 2 2867 8 14 3 42 0 6 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 28 28 1 2486 2 14 6 26 2 5 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Philadelphia Union 2 2 0 180 0 3 1 3 1 1 0
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 32 32 1 2828 3 20 7 38 1 4 1

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 8 8 0 720 0 4 3 12 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
8/24/2014 SJ @ PHI W 2-4 Started 75 1 0 2 1 3 2 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 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/12/2014 COL @ PHI T 3-3 Started 90 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/31/2014 PHI @ CHV W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/25/2014 PHI @ LA L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI L 5-3 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 2 0 0
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC W 2-1 Started 90 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 Started 87 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL L 0-1 Started 81 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 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 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 3 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 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
10/19/2013 PHI @ MTL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 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 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
9/27/2013 PHI @ KC W 1-0 Started 83 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
8/31/2013 MTL @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/25/2013 PHI @ NE L 1-5 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
8/17/2013 PHI @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 2 3 1 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
7/27/2013 PHI @ VAN W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/20/2013 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
7/12/2013 CHV @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/3/2013 PHI @ RSL T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
6/29/2013 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 2 1 0 1 3 0 0
6/23/2013 NY @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2013 CLB @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 PHI @ MTL L 3-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI L 4-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 2 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 Started 84 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1
4/27/2013 PHI @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/21/2013 PHI @ DC W 3-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/6/2013 PHI @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
3/30/2013 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/16/2013 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0
3/10/2013 PHI @ COL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/2/2013 KC @ PHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 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 Started 64 0 1 0 0 0 1 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 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9/29/2012 PHI @ CLB L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
9/20/2012 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
9/15/2012 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
9/1/2012 PHI @ NE T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
8/29/2012 CLB @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 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 Started 89 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
8/4/2012 PHI @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/29/2012 NE @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 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 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 83 0 0 0 0 1 1 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 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
5/26/2012 PHI @ TOR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/19/2012 PHI @ DAL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SJ @ PHI L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 PHI @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
4/14/2012 CLB @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/31/2012 VAN @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 4 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 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 4 0 0
3/12/2012 PHI @ POR L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0
10/15/2011 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0
10/8/2011 PHI @ SEA W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
9/29/2011 DC @ PHI W 2-3 Started 80 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 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
9/10/2011 POR @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/7/2011 NE @ PHI T 4-4 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/3/2011 PHI @ RSL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/20/2011 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/13/2011 DAL @ PHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 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 Started 65 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1
7/17/2011 PHI @ NE W 3-0 Started 90 1 0 3 3 1 1 0 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0
7/2/2011 PHI @ DC T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/22/2011 KC @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0
6/18/2011 PHI @ VAN L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
6/11/2011 RSL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0
5/28/2011 PHI @ TOR W 6-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
5/14/2011 PHI @ DAL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0
5/6/2011 PHI @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
4/30/2011 SJ @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA L 0-1 Started 73 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0
3/26/2011 VAN @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0
3/19/2011 PHI @ HOU W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/24/2010 PHI @ CLB L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/16/2010 NY @ PHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/7/2010 LA @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
10/2/2010 HOU @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/29/2010 PHI @ COL L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/15/2010 PHI @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0
9/11/2010 CHI @ PHI W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9/4/2010 KC @ PHI T 1-1 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