Josh Yaro

Josh Yaro
Josh Yaro
Josh Yaro
Defender
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Real Name: Josh Yaro
HT: 5' 10" WT: 159
Pronunciation: YAR-o
Generation adidas
Age: 23 (11/18/1994)
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA

PRONUNCIATION

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
2018 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Yaro has yet to appear for Philadelphia in 2018 ... missed the matches at Colorado (March 31) and vs. San Jose (April 7) after being listed as questionable ... missed the stretch of matches from at Columbus (May 9) through vs. Real Salt Lake (May 19) after being listed as out with a concussion ... for Bethlehem Steel FC, Yaro has made one appearance (one start) at centerback ... made his on-field debut in 2018 with a start vs. FC Cincinnati (April 15).
 
2017 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Yaro made six appearances (four starts) at centerback for Philadelphia in 2017. On February 9, it was announced that he would be out for three to four months after undergoing successful shoulder surgery. He made his first appearance of the season by coming on as a second-half substitute at centerback at NYCFC (June 3). He started his first match of the season with a nod at Columbus (July 22). For Bethlehem Steel FC, Yaro made five regular-season appearances (five starts) at centerback.
 
2016 (Philadelphia/Bethlehem): Yaro, a Generation adidas player, joined the Union as the second overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. He began the season with Bethlehem Steel FC, appearing in the club’s first three matches. He would make a total of four Steel appearances on the year. In mid-April, he settled in with Philadelphia and played 17 matches for the Union during his rookie year. He also made one appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
 
COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
 
Yaro played three seasons with the Hoyas, started 57 games and was named an NSCAA First Team All-American and the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in 2015. In 2014, he was a MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist and was also selected as the college Player of the Year by TopDrawerSoccer.com during his sophomore season.
 
 
Philadelphia Union selected defender Josh Yaro in the First Round (second overall) in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft on January 14, 2016.
 
Name: Josh Yaro
Position: Defender
Height: 5’11”
Weight: 163
Born: Kumasi, Ghana
Hometown: Santa Barbara, CA
Citizenship: Ghana
Acquired: Selected by the Philadelphia Union in the First Round (second overall) in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft on January 14, 2016
 

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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2018Philadelphia Union00000000000
2017Philadelphia Union6403690008001
2016Philadelphia Union17150132700012032
Career Totals-23190169600020033
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