Player Details


Dave Romney


6' 2"


190 lbs

Date of Birth

6.12.1993 (29)


Irvine, CA USA



Position Detail

Central Defender

Preferred Side


Roster Category

Career Summary

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Acquired from the LA Galaxy on November 11, 2019 in exchange for $250,000 of General Allocation Money (GAM)


  • Made international debut and played all 90 minutes in U-23 matchup against Brazil
  • Joined LA Galaxy as its first-ever player to sign from affiliate LA Galaxy II USL squad


Nashville Soccer Club (Major League Soccer, United States)


LA Galaxy/LA Galaxy II (MLS/USL Championship)


  • Made 14 appearances and 12 starts in MLS play
  • Picked up an assist in Galaxy's 7-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City
  • Started and played all 90 minutes in Galaxy’s playoff victory over Minnesota and playoff loss to LAFC


  • Made 28 appearances and 26 starts in MLS play, earning three assists on the season
  • Scored the game-tying goal in the 92nd minute of Galaxy's victory over the New England Revolution on July 14


  • Made 29 appearances, starting 23 of them in MLS play
  • Notched one assist and two goals on the season in 19 shots


  • Made 10 appearances and 8 starts in MLS play
  • Recorded his first MLS assist on Galaxy's game-winning goal over Seattle Sounders FC on July 9
  • Made 7 USL appearances with Galaxy II, scoring the game-tying goal in the 81st minute over Seattle Sounders FC 2


  • Made 5 appearances and started 2 matches in MLS play
  • Made his MLS debut on July 25, starting and playing all 90 minutes in a 3-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo
  • Signed on August 15 to become the first LA Galaxy II player in history to sign an MLS contract with the Galaxy
  • Made 17 USL appearances with Galaxy II, scoring one goal and adding two assists before moving up to MLS


United States

  • Made his international debut with the United States U-23 team in an Amateurs-International friendly vs. Brazil in 2015
  • Started and played all 90 minutes in the 5-1 loss to Brazil


  • Romney attended the University of San Francisco, where he earned multiple honors during his four-year standout career, including All-West Coast Conference Second Team (2014), West Coast Conference All-Academic Team (2014), West Coast Conference All-Academic Team Honorable Mention (2013), All-West Coast Conference Honorable Mention (2012, 2011) and 2011 West Coast Conference All-Freshman Team.
  • In total, Romney played in 72 games during his career, including starting in all 19 games during his Senior season.


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