Player Details


Bobby Convey


5' 9"


150 lbs

Date of Birth

5.27.1983 (38)


Philadelphia, PA USA


Career Summary

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2011: MLS: Played 90 minutes vs. RSL on 3/19, at DAL on 3/26, vs. TFC on 4/9, at NY on 4/16 and vs. CHV on 4/23 ... Played 90 minutes and notched first assist of season vs. SEA on 4/2 … Came on as substitute in 58th minute and received a yellow card at PHI on 4/30 ... Played 90 minutes and notched second assist of season vs. CLB on 5/14... Played 90 minutes, received a yellow card and scored the match-winning goal vs. NE on 5/21... Played 90 minutes at CHI on 5/28, vs. HOU on 6/4, at KC on 6/17 and vs. LA on 6/25 ... DNP vs. NY on 7/2, vs. CHV on 7/6, vs. PHI on 7/9 and vs. CLB on 7/16 due to left knee contusion … Came in as a substitute in 66th minute vs. VAN on 7/20 ... Played 90 minutes and received a yellow card at RSL on 7/23 ... Played 90 minutes vs. DC on 7/30, vs. POR on 8/6, vs. COL on 8/13, at LA on 8/20 and at TFC on 8/27 … DNP vs. CHI on 9/10 due to yellow card accumulation suspension … Exhibition: -- ... Open Cup Qualifying: Started and played 93 minutes at POR on 5/3 … Reserves: Started and played 45 minutes at VAN on 9/6.

2010: MLS: Started and played 28 games … Scored one goal and notched a career-high 10 assists … MLS Comeback Player of the Year … Finished season with five game-winning assists which was tied for the most in MLS with MLS MVP David Ferreira and LA’s Landon Donovan … Made 2010 debut and played 45 minutes vs. RSL on 3/27 … Played 90 minutes at CHI on 4/10 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes vs. NE on 4/17 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes at CHV on 4/24 and vs. COL on 5/1 … Tallied three assists vs. NY on 5/8 … Played 90 minutes at NE on 5/15 and at SEA on 5/22 … Played 90 minutes vs. TFC on 5/29 and notched an assist and got a yellow card in the 89th minute … Played 90 minutes vs. CLB on 6/2 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes at FCD on 6/5, at RSL on 6/25, vs. DC on 7/3 and at PHI on 7/10 … Played 90 minutes at LA on 7/22 and scored a goal … Played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 7/31, at COL on 8/7, and vs. KC on 8/14 … Played 90 minutes vs. LA on 8/21 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes at NY on 8/28 … DNP vs. HOU on 9/5 due to yellow card accumulation … Played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 9/11 and vs. PHI on 9/15 … Started and played 87 minutes vs. TOR on 9/25 … Played 90 minutes vs. CHI on 9/29, at CLB on 10/2, at DC on 10/9, and vs. HOU on 10/16 … DNP vs. CHV on 10/20 … Played 90 minutes at KC on 10/23 … Exhibition: Started and played 45 minutes vs. Tottenham Hotspur on 7/17 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Played 90 minutes vs. NY on 10/30 … Scored two goals and notched an assist in a 3-1 win at NY on 11/4 … Played 90 minutes at COL on 11/13. 

2009: MLS: Signed with the Earthquakes on 2/10 … Played in 26 matches and scored one goal with two assists … Made Earthquakes debut vs. NE on 3/21 … Played 90 minutes and scored first goal as a member of the Quakes vs. CHI on 4/11 … Played 90 minutes vs. RSL on 5/30 and notched an assist … DNP at DAL on 6/7 and at SEA on 6/13 due to hamstring sprain … Started and played 82 minutes vs. LA on 6/20 … Started at RSL on 7/3 but left with a hamstring strain in 38th minute … DNP vs. TFC on 7/11 due to hamstring sprain … Came on as a substitute in the 75th minute at CHI on 7/18 … Played 90 minutes vs. KC on 8/22 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes in last seven matches … Exhibition: Came on as a substitute in the 65th minute vs. CD Aguila on 9/8 … Open Cup: Came on as a substitute in the 59th minute vs. NY on 4/29. 

Other Professional Experience: 2004-2009: Signed with Reading FC prior to the 2004-05 campaign … Played in 110 total games, starting 84 of them and recording eight goals … Made 98 league appearances, seven FA Cup appearances and five League Cup appearances … Made nine appearances in Premier League and played in three FA Cup matches in 2006-2007 … Had a standout second season with Reading in 2005-06, making 45 appearances and scoring seven goals … Integral part of the 2005-06 Reading squad that won the Football League Championship to earn promotion to the Premiership for the first time in team history … Played 18 league games, two FA Cup matches and two League Cup matches in first season in England in 2004-2005.

2004: MLS: Played in 10 matches for DC Untied before signing with Reading FC in the summer … Recorded three assists. 

2003: MLS: Played in 19 matches … Scored two goals and notched one assist … MLS Cup Playoffs: Appeared in both playoff matches against CHI. 

2002: MLS: Played in 26 matches … Scored five goals and notched three assists … Goals scored vs. LA on 6/29, vs. CLB on 7/13, vs. SJ on 8/31, vs. MET on 9/14 and vs. DAL on 9/19. 

2001: MLS: Played in 12 matches … Scored one goal and notched seven assists.

2000: MLS: Youngest player at the time ever signed by MLS … Played 22 games, starting 18 for DC United … Played first career game against LA … Made first career start on 5/3 against CLB … Tallied first career point with an assist on a cross to Raul Diaz Arce on 7/4 versus COL. 

International: Has made 46 appearances for the United States, scoring one goal and notching five assists … 2008: Appeared in one match … 2007: Started in the USA’s 2-0 win against Mexico in February, but missed both the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup and 2007 Copa America due to injury … Returned to the team in the summer and made appearances against Sweden and Brazil …  2006: Made eight appearances in total for the team in 2006 … Was a member of the 2006 FIFA World Cup squad, where he appeared in all three group games for the United States … 2005: His near-post cross to Brian McBride set up the USA’s lone goal in the 1-0 qualifying win against T&T on Aug. 17 in Hartford … Played in seven 2006 World Cup qualifying games, notching two assists to help the U.S. advance to Germany … Made consecutive qualifying starts against Guatemala in Guatemala City and Costa Rica four days later … 2004: Made nine appearances and seven starts … Playing in his first two World Cup qualifiers, he earned his first points by delivering an outstanding ball to Brian Ching for the game-winning goal in the 2-0 win against El Salvador on Sept. 4 … Got his first-ever World Cup qualifying start in the 3-2 win in Grenada on June 20 … 2003: Had his busiest year ever as a player, tying for the most appearances of any player for the MNT while captaining the U.S. U20 side to a quarterfinal finish in the World Youth Championship in the United Arab Emirates … Logged serious minutes for the MNT, his 15 appearances in 16 matches tied with Landon Donovan for team best … Netted his first goal for the senior team to give the United States a 3-2 win against Costa Rica and third place in the Gold Cup … Saw action in the first 13 games before sitting out the Gold Cup quarterfinal against Cuba … 2002: His third cap for the MNT came in a 4-0 win over Honduras on March 2, 2002 …2001: Earned his second cap, and his first start, while holding his own in a 2-1 loss to Brazil on March 3 … Named ESPN The Magazine’s “Next 2001 Athlete” for soccer ... Named one of World Soccer Magazine’s “Top 100 Rising Stars” in the world in 2000 ... U23s: Was a part of the U23 squad that narrowly missed out on qualifying for the 2004 Olympics ... U20s: Was widely hailed as the U20 MVP in the team’s run to a fifth place finish at the 2003 World Youth Championship in the UAE … Was named by FIFA to the all-tournament team … Captained the U20s to a berth in the 2003 World Youth Championship at the qualifying tournament in November 2002 in Charleston, S.C. … Represented the U.S. as a starter and youngest member of the U20 MNT that advanced to the second round of the 2001 FIFA WYC in Argentina … Scored three goals, including two in the opener, at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in 2001 … U17s: Youngest player on the team at the 1999 FIFA U17 World Championship … Appeared in 45 matches for the U17s in 1999, starting 43 and collecting 19 goals … First Appearance: October 25, 2000, vs. Mexico … First Goal: July 26, 2003, vs. Costa Rica.

High School/Club: Played on the varsity team at Penn Charter (Pa.) High School as an eighth grader and as a freshman … 1999 Parade Magazine All-American … 1998 Philadelphia High School Player of the Year as a freshman … 1998 NSCAA Youth All-American … Scored 12 goals as a freshman … All-league, All-Southeastern Penn., All-east and All-state in 1998.

Personal: Played basketball and ran track in high school … Three-year honor roll student at Penn Charter High School … His older sister, Kelly, was first women’s soccer player at Penn State to be named a NSCAA All-American in 1998 … Earned 2010 Native Sun Award as voted by the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association.

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Star Game

MLS All-Stars to face the LIGA MX All-Stars in the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target on August 10