Player Details

Name

Joe Mason

Height

5' 10"

Weight

161 lbs

Date of Birth

5.13.1991 (31)

Birthplace

Plymouth, England

Position

Forward

Player Category

International
2022 MLS Regular Season
2022 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Hometown: Plymouth, England
Birth date: May 13,1991
Previous Clubs: Wolverhampton Wanderers,Cardiff City, Bolton Wanderers (loan), Plymouth Argyle
Acquired: Acquired on a one-year loan deal from Wolverhampton Wanderers on February 19, 2018

MLS CAREER

2018

  • He was an unused substitute for the season opener at New England Revolution (3/10), having met his new teammates for the first time in Boston.
  • Scored eight minutes into his MLS debut, netting the Rapids' second goal of a 2-2 home tie with Sporting Kansas City (3/24).
  • On target for a second time with the opening goal of the 1-1 tie at FC Dallas (4/7).
  • Sat out the 2-0 home win over Toronto FC (4/14) and 3-0 loss at Real Salt Lake (4/21) due to a quad injury, and was replaced in the starting lineup by Jack McBean on both occasions.
  • Returned to starting lineup for the 2-1 home loss by Orlando City SC (4/29). He was replaced by Yannick Boli after 54 minutes.
  • Replaced Jack McBean at halftime of the 1-0 defeat at Sporting Kansas City (5/5).

OTHER PROFESSIONAL

  • During his time in the English Championship, Mason found the back of the net on 42 occasions, averaging a goal in every 2.88 games. 
  • Prior to signing with Wolves, Mason spent five seasons with fellow Championship side Cardiff City, scoring 22 goals in 97 appearances.
  • During his time under contract with the Welsh side, Mason spent the better part of two seasons on loan with Bolton Wanderers, scoring 10 goals in 28 appearances for The Trotters across all competitions.
  • Mason made his senior debut with Plymouth Argyle on December 5, 2009 in a home clash with Sheffield United. His first senior team goal came on February 27, 2010, also against Sheffield United.

INTERNATIONAL

  • Born in England but eligible to play for the Republic of Ireland, Mason has featured for the country’s U-18, U-19, and U-21 national teams, scoring three goals in 12 total appearances.

YOUTH

  • Mason got his start in soccer with hometown team Plymouth Argyle, joining the club’s youth academy at the age of 10.