Stejskal: Colorado Rapids sign Giles Barnes
Update: The Rapids made the news official on Friday evening.
Loan ended on July 12, 2018.
Mason is a forward who has the finishing and movement in and around the box to improve the Rapids' frontline.
INTERNATIONAL: Born in England but eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland, Mason has featured for the country’s U-18, U-19, and U-21 national teams, scoring three goals in 12 total appearances.
OUTSIDE MLS: During his time in the English Championship, Mason found the back of the net on 42 occasions, averaging a goal in every 2.88 games. This season, the 26-year-old appeared in four contests for Wolverhampton as the team ascended to the top of the English Championship table. Prior to signing with Wolves, Mason spent five seasons with fellow Championship side Cardiff City, scoring 22 goals in 97 appearances. During his time under contract with the Welsh side, Mason spent the better part of two seasons on loan with Bolton Wanderers, scoring 10 goals in 28 appearances for The Trotters across all competitions. Mason got his start in soccer with hometown team Plymouth Argyle, joining the club’s youth academy at the age of 10. A fan-favorite, Mason would go on to make his senior debut on December 5, 2009 in a home clash with Sheffield United. His first senior team goal came on February 27, 2010, also against Sheffield United.
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