Player Details


Charlie Davies


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

6.25.1986 (34)


Manchester, NH USA


2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season


Career Summary




2017 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Davies made three appearances for Philadelphia in 2017 regular-season play ... he missed the Union's opener at Vancouver (March 5) after being listed as out with an ankle sprain ... Davies was upgraded to questionable ahead of the home opener vs. Toronto FC (March 11) but missed the match, as well as the contest at Orlando (March 18) after again being listed as questionable ... came on as a substitute in the Union's friendly vs. Swansea City AFC (July 15) ... made his first appearance of the season with a substitute's nod at Columbus (July 22) and came on again in the rematch vs. Columbus (July 26) ... also came on at Minnesota (September 9) ... was in the matchday 18 at New York Red Bulls (September 17), vs. Chicago (September 23) and at Atlanta (September 27) ... did not appear in the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, but was in the matchday 18 for the U.S. Open Cup Fourth Round match vs. Harrisburg (June 14) ... for Bethlehem Steel FC, Davies made one appearance (one start) at forward, scoring one goal ... he started the team's opener vs. Rochester (April 1), converting a penalty kick for Steel FC's first 2017 goal.


2016 (New England/Philadelphia): Beginning the year with the Revs, Davies made nine appearances before being traded to Philadelphia midway through the campaign. He announced that he was diagnosed and treated for liposarcoma earlier in the season, returning to the pitch. He made an additional eight Union appearances following the trade, his debut coming on August 7, 2016 against D.C. United, and one week later, against another of his former clubs, he registered his first Union assist. He also made a substitute appearance in the Knockout Round of the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs at Toronto FC.


2015 (New England): Davies played in 33 of New England’s 34 matches in 2015, scoring 10 times with four assists. He scored in four consecutive contests from April 19, 2015 at the Union through May 9, 2015 at Orlando. He also made an appearance in the Knockout Round of the 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs as the Revs fell to D.C. United.


2014 (New England): In early 2014, Davies and Randers agreed to a contract termination, and he joined the Revs on a permanent basis. He scored three goals and contributed four assists over 18 league appearances, with four goals in five MLS Cup Playoffs matches as well as the Revs lost MLS Cup to the LA Galaxy. Davies notched a brace both in the first leg of the Conference Semifinals against Columbus and in the second leg of the Conference Championship against the Red Bulls.


2012-13 (Randers FC/New England): Transferring to Danish side Randers FC, Davies made 23 appearances during his first season with the club. He was loaned back to MLS, this time with his hometown Revolution, during the 2013 MLS season, where he made four appearances for the side.


2011-12 (Sochaux): Returning to Sochaux, Davies made two Ligue 1 appearances in the 2011-12 campaign.


2011 (D.C. United): After recovering from his accident, Davies was loaned to D.C. United for the duration of the MLS season in 2011, scoring 11 goals in his first MLS season for the Black-and-Red over 26 appearances. He scored a brace in his league debut, on March 20, 2011 against Columbus, and totaled five goals over his first four league matches. He also added a hat trick on September 11, 2011 against Chivas USA.


2009-10 (Sochaux): The forward signed for Sochaux midway through the Allsvenskan season, joining the French club at the beginning of their campaign. In 16 Ligue 1 appearances, he scored four goals with two assists. His debut came on August 8, 2009 against AJ Auxerre, and he scored a brace in his next match on August 15, 2009 vs. Bordeaux. He sustained serious injuries in a car accident on October 13 while on National Team duty, resuming training in April of 2010 before making his return to the matchday roster  the following season on December 19, 2010.


2009 (Hammarby IF): Davies scored four goals in nine matches in league play through May, adding two appearances in the Swedish Cup.


2008 (Hammarby IF): The forward broke out in the 2008 season, scoring 14 times in 26 league matches with three assists. He scored in five straight matches (six total goals) from May 7, 2008 against Djurgardens through July 14, 2008 against Malmo FF.


2007 (Hammarby IF): Davies began his professional career overseas in Sweden by signing for Hammarby IF in the topflight, scoring three goals and adding one assist. His debut came on April 14, 2007 against Trelleborgs FF. His three goals all came as part of a hat trick in his final appearance of the year, against GAIS Goteborg on October 28, 2007.




Davies has earned 17 caps for the United States National Team and has scored four goals while adding three assists. His first goal with the Men’s National Team came Oct. 15, 2008, in a World Cup qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago. He made a career-high 13 appearances – scoring three goals – in 2009, including five appearances in final-round World Cup qualifiers. He was one of only two players that year to appear in final-round qualifying, the Confederations Cup and the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Additionally, he was a member of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team in Beijing, and made five appearances in Olympic qualifying and the Olympic Games.




A stand-out at Boston College for three years he was named to the Soccer America and College Soccer News Freshman All-America teams, and was BIG EAST rookie of the year. In his Junior year he was a finalist for the Hermann Trophy, earned NSCAA All-America first team honors, and the ACC offensive player of the year.




Philadelphia Union acquired forward Charlie Davies and a 2018 natural Third Round selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft from New England Revolution in exchange for General Allocation Money, Targeted Allocation Money and the Union’s natural First Round selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft on August 3, 2016.


Name: Charlie Davies

Position: Forward

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 160

Born: June 25, 1986 in Manchester, NH

Hometown: Manchester, NH

Citizenship: United States

Acquired: Philadelphia Union acquired forward Charlie Davies and a 2018 natural Third Round selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft from New England Revolution in exchange for General Allocation Money, Targeted Allocation Money and the Union’s natural First Round selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft on August 3, 2016

Previous Experience: New England Revolution (2013, 2014-2016), Randers FC (2012-2014), D.C. United (2011), Sochaux (2009-2012), Hammarby (2007-2009)