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Keegan Ayre
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-07-04) 4 July 1988 (age 29)
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing positionCentral Midfielder
Youth career
2004–2005Columbia University
2005–2008Hibernian
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2008Hibernian0(0)
2008Berwick Rangers (loan)9(1)
2009Vancouver Whitecaps Residency
National team
2003–2005Canada U-164(0)
2004–2005Canada U-1712(0)
2006–2007Canada U-2010(2)
2008Canada U-235(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:47, 9 May 2008 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 February 2008

Keegan Ayre (born 4 July 1988, in New Westminster, BC) is a former Canadian soccer player who played for Hibernian, Berwick Rangers and Vancouver Whitecaps Residency. He played as a central midfielder.

Early life

Although born in the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, Ayre grew up in Coquitlam. In his early years, he attended Lord Baden-Powell Elementary School, then Como Lake Middle School, and lastly Centennial High School.

Career

In 2004 was attended by Columbia University, played here for the soccer team between September 2005, on 11 November 2005 was scouted from Scottish club Hibernian. The Canadian, who was also said to be interesting Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday, had a trial with Hearts. He signed a trainee contract for two and a half year with Hibs.[1] He played mainly in the reserve squad and was loaned out to Berwick Rangers from 25 January 2008 to 16 April 2008. After his return from loan he was released by Hibs and joined Gillingham on trial.[2] On 21 January 2009 joined on trial to Vancouver based club Whitecaps F.C.,[3] here signed a contract with the Residency.[4]

International career

Ayre has been a member of Canadian national team set-up since under-17 level, play a few times for the u-19s and is currently playing with the under-20 national team. With U-20 played one game at 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada, Keegan played his only game at the Championship on 5 July 2007 against Austria in Edmonton.[5] In March 2008 presented his homeland at Under 23 Level in California at the Qualification for the Olympic Games,[6][7] he finished third with Canada at the 2008 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualification Tournament.

Personal life

His father is Garry Ayre, a former NASL player. Ayre works currently in Vancouver als Model.[8]

Honours

  • 2007: Canada Young Player Of The Year Award [9]

References

External links


Canada squad 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup
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