Caleb Folan

Caleb Folan
21
Forward
  • Colorado Rapids
  • 6' 2"
  • 178 lbs.
  • 10-26-1982
  • Leeds, England

Acquired: Signed on March 16, 2011.

- Begins new chapter in professional career coming to MLS after 10+ years of experience abroad.
- Has seven caps with the Republic of Ireland National Team.
- Came on trial with the Rapids during the 2011 preseason and appeared in three games scoring the game-winner in match against LA Galaxy.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

- Began his professional career with hometown side Leeds United in 2001 after being in the club’s youth system.
- Spent loans spells with Rushden & Diamonds for the 2001/02 season playing in six matches and Hull City in November 2001 which included only one appearance.
- Played for English League Two club Chesterfield from 2002-07, playing in 102 league games and scoring 14 goals. Also appeared in League Cup and FA Cup matches.
- Scored two goals in 15 games with Wigan Athletic during the 2006/07 and 07/08 seasons. Also played in League Cup games.  
- Signed with English Football League Championship side Hull City in August 2007 becoming the club’s first-ever £1million signing.
- Scored the game winner in Hull City’s first-ever top flight game against Fulham in August 2008.
- Was loaned to Middlesbrough and appeared as a sub once in 2009/10.
- Appeared in 58 league matches for Hull City from 2007-11 and scored 12 goals for the Tigers. Also played in League Cup and FA Cup matches.

NATIONAL TEAM

 - Caleb Folan has seven caps with the Republic of Ireland National Team.

2009

- Played in World Cup Qualifiers against Italy (4/1), vs. Bulgaria (6/6) and vs. Cyprus (9/5).
- Appeared in friendlies vs. Australia (8/12) and against South Africa (9/8).

2008

- Received his first call-up for the senior squad making his debut in a World Cup Qualifier against Cyprus (10/15).
- Appeared in friendly vs. Poland (11/19).

 

PERSONAL

- Qualifies for the Republic of Ireland via his grandparents.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2011 Colorado Rapids 26 16 6 1521 2 40 16 27 17 5 1
Career Totals 26 16 6 1521 2 40 16 27 17 5 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Colorado Rapids 2 2 0 113 0 1 1 2 3 0 0
MLS Regular Season Colorado Rapids 26 16 6 1521 2 40 16 27 17 5 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/22/2011 COL @ VAN W 2-1 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/14/2011 RSL @ COL T 0-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
10/1/2011 DAL @ COL W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SJ @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
9/17/2011 COL @ TOR L 1-2 Subbed On 31 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/9/2011 COL @ LA L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI L 0-2 Started 74 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 3 1 2 1 0 0
8/13/2011 COL @ SJ W 2-1 Started 83 1 0 3 2 3 0 1 0
8/5/2011 CLB @ COL W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2011 COL @ PHI W 2-1 Subbed On 28 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0
7/23/2011 NE @ COL T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
7/20/2011 NY @ COL W 1-4 Subbed On 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 COL @ SEA L 3-4 Subbed On 52 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/9/2011 VAN @ COL W 1-2 Started 65 0 0 4 0 2 2 0 0
7/6/2011 COL @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/3/2011 HOU @ COL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 4 1 1 2 0 0
6/26/2011 COL @ CLB L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 LA @ COL L 3-1 Started 74 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 1
6/11/2011 COL @ POR W 1-0 Started 90 0 1 4 3 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 PHI @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 KC @ COL T 1-1 Subbed On 17 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/25/2011 COL @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2011 TOR @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 COL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 COL @ NE T 0-0 Started 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2011 COL @ HOU W 2-1 Subbed On 45 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/22/2011 SEA @ COL L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 5 1 0
4/13/2011 COL @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0
4/8/2011 COL @ DAL L 0-3 Started 61 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
4/3/2011 DC @ COL W 1-4 Started 87 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV W 1-0 Started 79 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
3/19/2011 POR @ COL W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves