Paul Child

Paul Child
Born: December 8, 1952
Birmingham, England
Position: F
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 165
Career: 1972-1989
Division II and III stats
Elected to Soccer Hall of Fame in 2003.

Paul Child scored 395 goals and recorded 173 assists in his 597-game career with the Atlanta Chiefs, Atlanta Apollos, San Jose Earthquakes, Memphis Rogues, Pittsburgh Spirit, Baltimore Blast, Los Angeles Lazers and Hershey Impact. He began playing during the 1972 season and last took the field during the 1989 campaign. Child was elected to the Soccer Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Year Lg Team GP G A Pts PIM FC BL Shts S%
1972NASLAtlanta Chiefs12811700
1973NASLAtlanta Apollos16811700
1974NASLSan Jose Earthquakes21471500
1974NASLSan Jose Earthquakes201563600
1976NASLSan Jose Earthquakes231383400
1977NASLSan Jose Earthquakes261332900
1978NASLSan Jose Earthquakes29842000
1979NASLSan Jose Earthquakes29862200
1980NASLMemphis Rogues311232700
1980-81NASL IndoorAtlanta Chiefs15135186007916.5
1981NASLAtlanta Chiefs311383400
1981-82MISLPittsburgh Spirit4452298124000
1982-83MISLPittsburgh Spirit45472168410220
1983-84MISLPittsburgh Spirit444123642801213031.5
1984-85MISLPittsburgh Spirit4228937100137139.4
1985-86MISLPittsburgh Spirit4829154410000
1986-87MISLBaltimore Blast5229736110169630.2
1987-88MISLLos Angeles Lazers5540145480297950.6
1989-90AISAHershey Impact141431751363145.2

Postseason - Scoring:

Year Lg Team GP G A Pts PIM FC BL Shts S%
1981-82MISLPittsburgh Spirit31124000
1983-84MISLPittsburgh Spirit45275021533.3
1986-87MISLBaltimore Blast5101402616.7
1987-88MISLLos Angeles Lazers3112201520.0
1989-90AISAHershey Impact23140010