Steven Smith

Steven Smith
14
Defender
  • 5' 10"
  • 160 lbs.
  • 08-30-1985
  • Bellshill, Scotland

ACQUIRED:  Signed by the Portland Timbers on April 25, 2012

A native of Bellshill, Scotland, Smith joins the Timbers after nine seasons playing in Scotland and England. He started his career with Scotland’s Rangers FC and played in 55 matches over seven seasons with the club from 2003-10. Smith, who has played in both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, made the move to England in 2010 to play for Norwich City FC and recently played for Preston North End during the 2011-12 campaign.

Smith made his professional debut with Rangers at the age of 19 in 2004, and had a breakout season in 2005-06, in which he made his UEFA Champions League debut and was named the Scottish Premier League’s Young Player of the Month in April 2006. He was a key contributor during the 2009-10 season, helping Rangers capture both the SPL championship and Scottish League Cup.

During his time with Rangers, Smith won three SPL championships, three Scottish League Cups and a pair of Scottish Cups. He also made two UEFA Champions League appearances and played in five UEFA Europa League matches.

Smith joined Norwich City for the 2010-11 season and helped the club gain promotion to England’s Premier League. During the season, he was loaned to SPL club Aberdeen, where he played in 16 league games and aided in the side’s run to the Scottish Cup semifinals.

Prior to joining the Timbers, Smith played in 15 total games for Preston North End during the 2011-12 League One season and registered two assists. During his career, Smith played four-and-a-half seasons with Timbers forward Kris Boyd at Rangers from 2006-10.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2012 Portland Timbers 22 22 0 1875 2 5 0 11 1 6 0
Career Totals 22 22 0 1875 2 5 0 11 1 6 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Portland Timbers 22 22 0 1875 2 5 0 11 1 6 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
10/27/2012 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
10/21/2012 POR @ VAN W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/7/2012 POR @ SEA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 DC @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 POR @ RSL L 1-2 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 POR @ SJ T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
9/15/2012 SEA @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/31/2012 COL @ POR W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/25/2012 VAN @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
8/19/2012 POR @ NY L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2012 POR @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/5/2012 DAL @ POR T 1-1 Started 77 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/28/2012 CHV @ POR L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/21/2012 POR @ DAL L 0-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 POR @ CHV L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
7/14/2012 LA @ POR L 5-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/7/2012 POR @ RSL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
7/3/2012 SJ @ POR W 1-2 Started 63 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 POR @ COL L 0-3 Started 70 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/24/2012 SEA @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 0
6/17/2012 POR @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 VAN @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/15/2012 POR @ HOU T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 CLB @ POR T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 POR @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 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