HOW ACQUIRED: Transferred and signed on Jan. 29, 2018.
Wilson is a center back in the prime of his career who started 22 of the 23 games he appeared in during his first year in the league. Missed six games throughout the season due to various injuries
INTERNATIONAL: From 2007-11, Wilson represented the Scottish youth teams, appearing in 26 matches at the U-17, U-19 and U-21 levels. Wilson made his senior debut on November 16, 2010, scoring his first and only goal in Scotland’s 3-0 win over Faroe Islands. He’s made five appearances in total for the Tartan Terriers.
OUTSIDE MLS: This season, the 26-year-old appeared in 14 contests for Rangers, tallying three goals and one assist in 1,077 minutes. In two stints with the Scottish club (2008-10, 2015-18), Wilson saw action in 109 games across all competitions, including a pair of Champions League games during the 2009-10 campaign. Wilson also spent time with Liverpool FC of the English Premier League during the 2010-11 season. While at Anfield, he appeared in nine games for the Reds, including five Europa League fixtures. Wilson would also play 15 matches for the club’s U-23 side, scoring one goal and adding four assists. Following brief stints with Bristol City (2011-12) and Blackpool (2012), Wilson returned to the Scottish Premiership, joining Heart of Midlothian FC in 2013. In 85 appearances across three campaigns, Wilson notched nine goals and ten assists.