Player Details

Name

Andrew Wooten

Pronunciation

VOO-ten

Height

6' 1"

Weight

187 lbs

Date of Birth

9.30.1989 (31)

Birthplace

Bamberg, USA

Position

Forward

Position Detail

Second Striker

Preferred Side

Left/Centre/Right

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

PRONUNCIATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2020 (Philadelphia): Wooten has made 16 appearances (four starts)  ... Wooten scored the Union's goal in the 2-1 loss to Portland in the MLS is Back Semifinals (August 5) ... Registered his first assist of the season with a secondary assist on the lone goal in a 1-0 home win over the New York Red Bulls (August 25) ... Notched a pair of assists in a 3-0 road win over the New York Red Bulls (September 6) ... Assisted another goal in a 4-1 road win against the Montreal Impact (September 20)

 

2019 (Philadelphia): Wooten has made seven appearances (four starts) for the Union after signing with the team ahead of the Secondary Transfer Window, totaling one assist ... made his club and league debut with a substitute appearance at Real Salt Lake (July 13) ... recorded his first MLS assist in his first MLS start, on Alejandro Bedoya's goal at D.C. United (August 4) ... made his third start in a 3-1 victory at San Jose Earthquakes (September 25)

 

2018-19 (SV Sandhausen): Enjoying a breakout season, Wooten scored 17 goals in 31 2. Bundesliga appearances, tying for fourth in the league. He also added one assist. He scored 13 times over the club’s final 18 games, helping save them from relegation. He also appeared in one German Cup match.

 

2017-18 (SV Sandhausen): Missing most of the season due to injury, Wooten scored once in six appearances.

 

2016-17 (SV Sandhausen): Another strong campaign saw Wooten score nine goals and add four assists in 23 2. Bundesliga matches. He also scored twice in the German Cup, both goals coming against topflight sides in SC Freiburg and FC Schalke 04.

 

2015-16 (SV Sandhausen): Wooten scored six goals and tallied three assists over 32 2. Bundesliga matches, including five goals over the season’s first three clashes. 

 

2014-15 (SV Sandhausen): Transferring to Sandhausen permanently, Wooten was a regular for the club, scoring eight goals with two assists in 31 league appearances. He scored in four straight games from 9/14/14 – 9/26/14.

 

2013-14 (1. FC Kaiserslautern/FSV Frankfurt): Wooten began the year in Kaiserslautern, where he made four appearances for the first team before joining fellow 2. Bundesliga side FSV Frankfurt on loan. He scored four times for the club in the latter half of the year.

 

2012-13 (SV Sandhausen): The first of two stints with Sandhausen, Wooten joined the team on loan from Kaiserslautern, scoring seven times (with three assists) in 28 2. Bundesliga matches. 

 

2011-12 (1. FC Kaiserslautern): Beginning the season with the reserves, Wooten scored 20 goals across 24 matches before being promoted to the first team. He made his topflight debut in March, scoring his first Bundesliga goal on 4/21/12 vs. Hertha Berlin.

 

2010-11 (1. FC Kaiserslautern): His second season with the Kaiserslautern reserves saw Wooten score 15 times with four assists in 29 matches, including a hat trick vs. SC Verl on 3/15/11.

 

2009-10 (1. FC Kaiserslautern): Wooten transferred to Kaiserslautern ahead of the 2009-10 campaign. During his first year with the club, he appeared 17 times for the reserves, scoring three times.

 

2008-09 (Wormatia Worms): In his second professional season, Wooten scored twice in 20 games.

 

2007-08 (Wormatia Worms): Wooten began his professional career with the fourth-tier Wormatia Worms, scoring once in six appearances for the team.

 

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

A dual national, Wooten has earned one cap for the United States, appearing as a substitute against Costa Rica on October 13, 2015.

 

ACQUIRED

 

Philadelphia Union sign forward Andrew Wooten on June 20, 2019

 

Name: Andrew Wooten (pronounced: VOO-ten)

Position: Forward

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 187

Born: September 30, 1989 in Bamberg, Germany

Hometown: Bamberg, Germany

Citizenship: Germany, United States

Acquired: Philadelphia Union sign forward Andrew Wooten on June 20, 2019

Previous Experience: SV Sandhausen (2014-2019), FSV Frankfurt (2014), SV Sandhausen (2012-13), 1. FC Kaiserslautern (2009-2014), Wormatia Worms (2008-09)

 

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