Pat Noonan, LA Galaxy

pat-noonan-la-galaxyCurrent Club: LA Galaxy
College: Indiana Hoosiers, Three-time NSCAA All-American and 1999 National Champions
High School: DeSmet Spartans

Height: 6′
Weight: 170 lbs.
Birth Date: 08-02-1980
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO

2013 Jan 10 – Pat Noonan to retire and become Galaxy assistant coach
2012 Dec 03 – Noonan has option declined
2012 Feb 06 – Veteran Noonan hopes to fight for minutes with LA

Noonan earned his first cap for the U.S. National Team in a match against Haiti on March 13, 2004. Scored his first national team goal on March 9, 2005 in a 3-0 victory over Colombia. Key role in USA winning 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Entered World Cup qualifier vs. Mexico as 75th minute substitute on March 27, 2005, playing in front of 110,000 fans at Azteca Stadium. An alternate selection for the U.S. squad for 2006 FIFA World Cup.

Acquired by Los Angeles: Selected by the Galaxy in the third round of Phase 2 of the 2011 MLS Re-Entry Process. Signed with the club on December 23, 2011.

2010: Made eight starts in 12 appearances after signing two weeks into the season. Made Sounders FC debut as a reserve vs. NY (4/3). Scored first goal for Seattle at PHI (6/27) and recorded first assist vs. NE (6/5). Last appeared in a league match at LA (7/4) and was placed on club’s Disabled List (9/15). First goal for Seattle came in friendly vs. Boca Juniors (5/26).
2009: Made five appearances (two starts) for Crew. Traded to Colorado on June 15, 2009. Made 17 league appearances for Rapids. Waived on March 23, 2010.
2008-09: Joined the Crew on August 6, 2008, appearing in 11 games and scored one goal and added two assists. Columbus went on to win Supporters’ Shied and 2008 MLS Cup champions.
2003-08: Made 119 appearances for New England Revolution in five seasons, including 100 starts. Started in three straight MLs Cup title games from 2005 07. Helped lead team to 2007 U.S. Open Cup title with two goals and a team-high four assists. Named MVP of Cup Final. Named MLS All-Star in 2004 and 2005. Shared 2004 MLS Budweiser Scoring Championship, recording 11 goals and eight assists for 30 points. Posted two hat tricks during time with Revs. One of three finalists for 2003 MLS Rookie of the Year after scoring 10 goals and seven assists in only 17 starts (28 appearances).

Other Professional Experience
2008: Appeared in 11 games for Aalesunds FK of the Norwegian Premier League.
2004: Trained with England’s Chelsea FC in November

Four-year starter at Indiana. Three-time NSCAA All-American, including first-team honors in 2001 and 2002. Runner-up for the Missouri Athletic Club Player of the Year Award in 2001 and the M.A.C Hermann Trophy in 2002. Helped lead Indiana to three NCAA College Cup appearances, including the 1999 National Championship. Big Ten Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002. Finished No. 6 in school history with 127 career points and seventh in goals with 48..

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