Charlie Rugg

Charles Nosike Rugg (born October 2, 1990) is an American soccer player.

Charlie Rugg
Personal information
Full name Charles Nosike Rugg
Date of birth (1990-10-02) October 2, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Roslindale, Massachusetts, United States
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
2009–2012 Boston College Eagles
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011 GPS Portland Phoenix 10 (4)
2012 Worcester Hydra 5 (2)
2013–2015 LA Galaxy 4 (1)
2014LA Galaxy II (loan) 25 (8)
2014Indy Eleven (loan) 5 (1)
2015Indy Eleven (loan) 19 (0)
2016 Eintracht Trier 05 12 (5)
2016–2017 Pirmasens 32 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 29, 2017

CareerEdit

ProfessionalEdit

Los Angeles Galaxy selected Rugg in the first round (No. 19 overall) of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft. Rugg made his debut for Galaxy on April 27, 2013 against Real Salt Lake and also scored his first professional goal in the 13th minute.[1]

On March 22, 2014 Rugg was sent down to the LA Galaxy II, the reserve side of the Galaxy, and played in the sides first USL Pro match against the Orange County Blues. He started the match and scored the first goal in Galaxy II history in the 40th minute.[2]

Rugg was loaned to Indy Eleven for the rest of the NASL season on October 1, 2014. He made his debut on October 4, 2014 against the New York Cosmos and scored his first goal against San Antonio Scorpions on October 18, 2014.[3][4] His game-winning goal against San Antonio earned him Play of the Week honors.[5] Over the course of his loan, he started and played 90 minutes in all five games he was available for, with the team getting three wins and two draws in those matches.[6]

On March 18, 2015, Rugg rejoined Indy Eleven on a season-long loan.[7]

Rugg's MLS contract was not renewed by the LA Galaxy following the 2015 season[8]

He signed with Eintracht Trier 05 in February 2016 and scored twice in his debut against FC Homburg.[9][10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "RSL v. LA". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013.
  2. ^ "Twitter / Lagalaxyii: Gooolllllaaazzzo La Galaxy". Twitter.com. Retrieved March 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "Match Center: New York Cosmos vs. Indy Eleven". www.indyeleven.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2014. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "Match Center: Indy Eleven vs. San Antonio Scorpions". indyeleven.com. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  5. ^ "Rugg Goal Named Play of the Week". www.nasl.com. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  6. ^ "Indy Eleven Results". www.indyeleven.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2014. Retrieved November 8, 2014.
  7. ^ "RUGG RETURNS TO INDY". indyeleven.com. Indy Eleven. March 18, 2015. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  8. ^ "LA Galaxy announce roster changes; decline options on eight players". LAGalaxy.com. LA Galaxy Communications. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  9. ^ "Charlie Rugg - Spielerprofil". FuPa.net. Retrieved March 16, 2016.
  10. ^ "US-Boy Rugg trifft doppelt beim Trierer 3:0 gegen Homburg". WochenSpiegel. Retrieved March 16, 2016.

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