Danny Wilson

Danny Wilson
Danny Wilson
Danny Wilson
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Real Name: Danny Wilson
HT: 6' 2" WT: 174
International
Age: 27 (12/27/1991)
Birthplace: Livingston, Scotland
Hometown: Livingston, Scotland

Hometown: Livingston, Scotland
Birth date: December 27, 1991
Acquired: Rapids signed center back Danny Wilson to a three-year contract, with a club option for a fourth, from Rangers F.C. on January 29, 2018.

MLS CAREER

2018

  • On the bench for the home leg of the CONCACAF Champions League (2/20), before stepping out for his Rapids debut in leg two at BMO Field (2/27).
  • Made his MLS debut on 3/10 in the Rapids season opener against the New England Revolution. 
  • Wilson appeared in 23 MLS games, 22 from the start, tallying one assist.
  • Tallied an assist in the Rapids 3-2 win over Minnesota United FC (6/23).
  • Missed six games throughout the season due to various injuries including an ankle injury (4/7-4/21), illness (8/11) and a back injury (10/13-10/28).

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

  • In his first spell with Rangers, Wilson scored one goal in 24 appearances in a six month spell that saw him make his debut as a 17-year-old.
  • He made his senior debut with Rangers on October 2009 against Dundee in the quarter-final match of the Scottish League Cup as a starter.
  • On July 21, 2010, Wilson joined English Premier League side Liverpool FC, where he spent three years (2010-2013).
  • Wilson made his debut with the Reds on September 22, 2010 against Northampton Town in the third round of the League Cup.
  • The following year, he became a Football League Cup winner with Liverpool during the 2011-12 campaign.
  • During his time at Anfield, he appeared in nine games, including five Europa League games.
  • While with Liverpool, Wilson spent time on loan at Championship sides Blackpool and Bristol City, during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 seasons.
  • On January 18, 2013, he joined Scottish Premier League side Heart of Midlothian on loan from Liverpool until the end of the season. 
  • Wilson joined Hearts permanently on June 30, 2013 after his Liverpool contract was up in. Two days later, Hearts made Wilson club captain at the age of just 21.
  • He captained Hearts to the Championship title in 2014/15 and scored against Rangers at Ibrox in the opening match of the season.
  • Danny Wilson rejoined Rangers on June 22, 2015 on a three-year-deal.
  • In combined stints with Rangers (2008-10, 2015-18), Wilson saw action in 109 games across all competitions, including a pair of UEFA Champions League games during the 2009-10 campaign.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Wilson has represented the Scottish national team at U-17, U-19, U-21 and at full international level.
  • He made his senior debut on November 16, 2010, and scored his first international goal in Scotland’s 3-0 win over the Faroe Islands at the age of 18 years, 10 months and 20 days.
  • In all, he had five total caps for the Scottish senior side, including friendlies against Northern Ireland, Brazil, and Denmark.
  • He played the full 90 minutes of a Euro 2012 qualifier in the Czech Republic, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

YOUTH

  • Wilson came through the Rangers’ youth system from 2006-09 and captained the U-19 team.

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Colorado Rapids23220193517122070
Career Totals-23220193517122070
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