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Welshman with FC Cincinnati in 2018
Personal information
Full name Emery Welshman
Date of birth 9 November 1991 (1991-11-09) (age 29)
Place of birth Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.83 m
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club Hapoel Ra'anana
Youth career
2003-? Brampton East SC
Sigma FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012 Portland Timbers U23 12 (2)
2013 Toronto FC 1 (0)
2014 Sigma FC 18 (16)
2015 Real Monarchs 19 (6)
2016 Real Salt Lake 0 (0)
2016 → Real Monarchs (loan) 3 (0)
2017 Puerto Rico FC 22 (5)
2018–2019 FC Cincinnati 26 (4)
2019 → Forge FC (loan) 11 (3)
2019–2020 Hapoel Haifa 8 (0)
2020–2021 Bnei Sakhnin 25 (3)
2021– Hapoel Ra'anana 15 (6)
National team
2015– Guyana 22 (10)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 January 2021.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 March 2021

Emery Welshman (born 9 November 1991) is a Guyanese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Israeli club Hapoel Ra'anana and the Guyana national team.

Club career

Early career

Welshman attended Siena College of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference his freshman and sophomore years in college. He was named the MAAC rookie of the year in 2009 after recording 6 goals and 3 assists. His stellar sophomore season saw him jump onto the national stage after recording 13 goals and 3 assists in only 16 games played. He was awarded MAAC offensive player of the year award, all MAAC first team honors and all Region first team honors. He transferred to Oregon State University of the Pac-12 Conference for his final two years of college. He was named to the All-Pac-12 first team after his junior year in 2011 after recording 3 goals and 7 assists. He was again named to the All-Pac-12 first team his senior year after recording 10 goals and 4 assists. He was one of 54 seniors invited to the 2013 MLS Combine.

Toronto FC

Welshman was drafted sixteenth overall in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC. He made his debut for Toronto as a second half sub in a 1–0 away defeat to Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He started and played the full 90 in Toronto's 2–0 home leg victory against Montreal Impact in the 2013 Canadian Championship. After failing to make another senior team appearance Welshman was released by Toronto in February 2014.

Sigma FC

He spent 2014 playing for Sigma FC in League1 Ontario.

Real Salt Lake

In February 2015, Welshman joined the preseason camp of Real Salt Lake as a trialist. He ultimately signed with their reserve team, Real Monarchs.

In January 2016, Welshman was promoted and signed a deal with Real Salt Lake. His contract option was declined at the end of the 2016 MLS season.

Puerto Rico FC

Welshman joined Puerto Rico FC ahead of the 2017 NASL season.

FC Cincinnati

On January 3, 2018, Welshman signed a contract with USL side FC Cincinnati. On May 16, 2018, Welshman scored his first professional hat-trick in a 4–1 victory over Detroit City FC in the second round of the 2018 U.S. Open Cup. He re-signed with the club ahead of their entry into MLS for the 2019 season on December 10, 2018.

Loan to Forge FC

Cincinnati loaned Welshman to Forge FC of the Canadian Premier League for the 2019 CPL season on March 8, 2019. He was recalled from his loan on August 2, and his contract with Cincinnati was terminated by mutual consent.

Hapoel Haifa

In August 2019, Welshman signed with Hapoel Haifa of the Israeli Premier League.

Bnei Sakhnin

On 23 January 2020 signed with Bnei Sakhnin.

International career

Welshman is eligible for Guyana through his parents. In January 2015 it was reported that he was invited by Guyana coach Jamaal Shabazz to an upcoming training camp ahead of a match against Barbados. He made his debut on February 1 against Barbados and scored a goal.

In Guyana's final match of the CONCACAF Nations League qualifying tournament, Welshman scored the match winner against Belize, sending the nation to the CONCACAF Gold Cup for the first time in their history. In May 2019, he was named to Guyana's provisional squad for the Gold Cup. He was named to the final squad on May 30.

Career statistics

Club

Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Portland Timbers U23 2012 Premier Development League 12 2 0 0 12 2
Toronto FC 2013 Major League Soccer 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Sigma FC 2014 League1 Ontario 18 16 0 0 18 16
Real Monarchs 2015 United Soccer League 19 6 1 0 0 0 20 6
2016 United Soccer League 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 22 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 6
Puerto Rico FC 2017 NASL 22 5 0 0 22 5
FC Cincinnati 2018 United Soccer League 26 4 3 3 2 0 31 7
2019 Major League Soccer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 26 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 31 7
Forge FC (loan) 2019 Canadian Premier League 11 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 13 4
Hapoel Haifa 2019–20 Israeli Premier League 8 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 11 0
Bnei Sakhnin 2019–20 Liga Leumit 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 3
2020–21 Israeli Premier League 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 10 0
Total 23 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 25 3
Career total 143 39 6 4 5 0 1 0 2 0 157 43

International

National team Year Apps Goals
Guyana 2015 5 3
2016 1 0
2017 2 0
2018 2 3
2019 9 3
2020 0 0
2021 3 1
Total 22 10

International goals

Scores and results list Guyana's goal tally first.
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 1 February 2015 National Stadium, Saint Michael, Barbados 1  Barbados 2–0 2–2 Friendly
2. 14 June 2015 Providence Stadium, Providence, Guyana 5  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
1–1
4–4
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3.
3–4
4. 13 October 2018 TCIFA National Academy, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands 9  Turks and Caicos Islands 2–0 8–0 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League qualification
5. 6–0
6. 8–0
7. 23 March 2019 Synthetic Track and Field Facility, Leonora, Guyana 11  Belize 2–1 2–1
8. 11 October 2019 Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua and Barbuda 16  Antigua and Barbuda 1–2 1–2 2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League B
9. 18 November 2019 Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica 19  Jamaica 1–0 1–1
10. 30 March 2021 Félix Sánchez Olympic Stadium, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 21  Bahamas 4–0 4–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification
Correct as of 30 March 2021
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