Player Details

Name

Giles Barnes

Height

5' 10"

Weight

181 lbs

Date of Birth

8.5.1988 (34)

Birthplace

London, England

Position

Forward
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Hometown: London, England
Birth date: August 5, 1988
Transaction: Colorado Rapids acquired forward Giles Barnes on July 13, 2018 from Club León on a six-month deal with a club option for 2019.

MLS CAREER

2018

  • Appeared in 12 MLS games, 6 from the start.
  • Made his Rapids debut on 7/14 at DICK'S Sporting Goods Park against his former team, the Houston Dynamo.
  • Missed a total of four games due to an ankle injury (7/21-8/14).
  • Scored his first MLS goal on 8/11 against the San Jose Earthquakes in stoppage time to give Colorado a dramatic 2-1 win.

2017

  • Traded to Orlando City SC from Vancouver Whitecaps FC in February 2017
  • Appeared in 34 MLS games with Orlando, 23 from the start, scoring three goals and two assists.

2016

  • Appeared in 14 MLS games with the Houston Dynamo, 13 from the start, scoring four goals and two assists.
  • Traded to Vancouver Whitecaps FC from the Houston Dynamo in July 2016.
  • Appeared in 10 MLS games with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, 8 from the start, scoring two goals and one assist.

2015

  • Appeared in 28 MLS games with the Houston Dynamo, all from the start, scoring seven goals and three assists.

2014

  • Appeared in 34 MLS games with the Houston Dynamo, all from the start, scoring 11 goals and five assists.
  • Houston Dynamo's leading goal scorer.

2013

  • Appeared in 33 MLS games with the Houston Dynamo, 32 from the start, scoring nine goals and four assists.
  • Houston Dynamo's leading goal scorer.

2012

  • Appeared in four MLS games with the Houston Dynamo, one from the start.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

  • Spent 2017 in Liga MX with Club León.
  • Before joining the Houston Dynamo in 2012, Barnes played several years in his native England with Derby County, West Bromwich Albion and Doncaster Rovers.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Barnes has 19 international appearances for the Jamaican National Team, scoring three goals, including the game-winning strike against the United States in the semifinal of the 2015 Gold Cup.​