Player Details

Name

Thomas Edwards

Height

5' 9"

Weight

168 lbs

Date of Birth

1.22.1999 (23)

Position

Defender

Position Detail

Full Back

Preferred Side

Unknown

Footedness

Right

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International
Career Summary

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

• First MLS game – vs. Philadelphia Union, 5/15/2021

• First MLS start – vs. New England Revolution, 5/22/2021

• First MLS assist – at Inter Miami CF, 9/17/2021

2022: MLS: Started in 12 of 13 matches..totaling 1,072 minutes played...tallied one assist...recorded his first assist of the season against Portland Timbers on May 7. Open Cup: Played in two Open Cup matches this season.

2021: MLS: Started 25 of 27 matches this season... recorded 1,958 minutes played...tallied two assists...earning his first career MLS assist on September 17 against Inter Miami CF... made his first MLS appearance against Philadelphia Union on May 15... played 90 minutes in his first career MLS start against New England Revolution on May 22. Playoffs: Made his first career start and appearance in the MLS Cup Playoffs against Philadelphia Union on Nov. 20.

PRIOR TO NEW YORK

Has spent all but three months of his soccer career in the Stoke City system ... grew up in the Stoke City youth system, beginning at the age of seven in 2006 through the Summer of 2017 ... rose up through the ranks and made his senior team debut against Manchester City on October 14, 2017 ... made six starts and logged 483 minutes at right back during the 2017-18 season that featured Stoke City in the Premier League before being relegated.

Since his promotion to the senior team, he accrued 51 appearances, one goal and one assist across all competitions for Stoke City ... was recently loaned to Fleetwood Town, an English League One squad, and logged 920 minutes played in his 12 appearances across all competitions ... helped anchor a Fleetwood Town side to three clean sheets during his stint.

YOUTH INTERNATIONAL

Featured for the Under-20 England National team during the 2018 U-20 Elite League. The English wingback started in three of England’s six matches, tallying 225 minutes played and helped record a clean sheet against U-20 Switzerland squad.

ACQUIRED

New York Red Bulls loan Tom Edwards from Stoke City on February 17, 2022, pending receipt of P-1 Visa and ITC. Edwards will be with New York through the end of 2022 and will occupy an international spot on the Red Bulls roster.

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