Player Details


Clint Irwin


6' 3"


194 lbs

Date of Birth

4.1.1989 (33)


Charlotte, NC



Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Career Summary

Acquired: Via a trade with Toronto FC on December 14, 2018. 



  • Played 90 minutes in 3-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on 10/3 
  • Primary backup goalkeeper to William Yarbrough 


  • Posted 2-2-0 (W-L-D) record in four starts  
  • Started first three matches of 2020, going 2-1-0   
  • Nominated for MLS Save of the Year for penalty save on Albert Rusnak and follow-up Nick Besler against Real Salt Lake on 7/12  


  • Posted 4-4-2 record and one clean sheet in nine starts among 11 appearances  
  • Made 2019 Rapids debut in a 1-1 draw at Philadelphia Union on 5/29  
  • Saved Darwin Quintero’s penalty kick at Minnesota United FC on 8/14  
  • Made two saves to post a clean sheet in a 2-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC on 9/7  


  • Appeared in 7 MLS matches, all from the start, with Toronto FC recording 27 saves. 
  • Won the Canadian Championship. 
  • Made his 125th MLS career appearance after substituting for Tim Howard at half-time during the Rapids’ match against the Montreal Impact on 8/3 at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park. 


  • Suffered a hamstring injury in TFC's home opener against Sporting Kansas City on 3/31. 
  • Appeared in 6 MLS matches, all from the start, with Toronto FC recording 13 saves and 2 shutouts. 
  • Won the Supporters' Shield. 
  • Won the Canadian Championship. 
  • Won the 2017 MLS Cup on 12/9, after Toronto defeated Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 at home. 


  • Traded to Toronto FC on 1/18. 
  • Made his debut with TFC on 3/6 in Toronto's season opener. Played all 90 minutes of the 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls. 
  • Appeared in 19 MLS matches, all from the start, with Toronto FC recording 50 saves and 6 shutouts. 
  • After featuring as the club's starting goalkeeper for the first part of the season, Irwin sustained an injury in July and was replaced by Alex Bono. 
  • Regained the starting spot for the remainder of the regular season.  
  • Won the Canadian Championship. 
  • Appeared in 6 MLS playoff matches, all from the start, with TFC recording 13 saves and three shutouts. 
  • Irwin helped Toronto reach the 2016 MLS Cup Final for the first time in club history, but on 12/10 they were defeated by the Seattle Sounders 5-4 on penalties. 
  • Selected by Atlanta United FC in the third round of the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft, but was immediately traded back to Toronto for Mark Boom and allocation money. 


  • Appeared in 31 MLS matches, all from the start, with the Rapids recording 88 saves and 8 shutouts. 
  • Named to the 2015 MLS All-Star game roster. 


  • Appeared in 26 MLS matches, 25 from the start, with the Rapids recording 73 saves and 7 shutouts. 


  • Signed with the Colorado Rapids following a preseason trial on February 21, 2013. 
  • Subbed on for his MLS debut on 3/16 against Real Salt Lake. Played 83 minutes of the 1-1 draw. 
  • Appeared in 32 MLS regular season matches, 31 from the start, with the Rapids recording 91 saves and 10 shutouts. 
  • Appeared in 1 MLS playoff match, from the start, with the Rapids recording two saves. 



  • Joined his hometown club, the Charlotte Eagles of the USL Professional Division. 
  • Made three appearances. 
  • Made debut in a 2-0 win over the Charleston Battery (7/6). 


  • Joined Capital City of the Canadian Soccer League featuring in 22 games. 
  • Scored a goal for the club in a 2-2 draw with Windsor Stars. 

COLLEGE: Elon University  

  • Played collegiate soccer at Elon University featuring in 41 games over three seasons. 
  • Named first-team All-Southern Conference in each of his four seasons. 
  • Holds the school record with 22 career shutouts and set a single-season record with 10 clean sheets in 2009. 
  • Two-time All-South Region honoree and finalist for the senior class award for activities of achievement in community, classroom, character and competition.
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