Jayden Nelson - Player Profile


Full Name:Jayden Nelson
Born:September 26th, 2002 (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Height:5'7
Position:Forward
Signed:January 23rd, 2020
First Manager:Greg Vanney
Career Stats: 10 appearances
Full Debut: July 26th, 2020 - New York City 3 - 1 Toronto FC (MLS is BACK - Rd 2)

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 2021  Major League Soccer 2 0 - 0 0 0.0% 50.0% 50.0%
 2020  Major League Soccer 2 (6) 0 - 2 0 62.5% 0.0% 37.5%
4 (6) 0 -

 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 8th, 2021 MLS  (A)  vs. New York Red Bulls 0 - 2
 Apr 24th, 2021 MLS  (H)  vs. Vancouver Whitecaps 2 - 2
 Oct 11th, 2020 MLS  (A)  vs. F.C. Cincinnati 1 - 0
 Jul 26th, 2020 MLS is BACK  (N)  vs. New York City 1 - 3
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 None

Jayden is another TFC academy success story.

He began playing for TFC Academy in the USSDA in 2016, playing for the U14 team. He progressed through the U16/17 and U18/19 teams.

In Sept. 2017, he made his debut for Toronto FC III in League1 Ontario in a game against Toronto Skillz FC. He scored his first goal for Toronto FC III on June 17, 2018 against Windsor TFC. On April 6th 2019 Jayden made his professional debut for Toronto FC II in USL League One coming on as an 82nd minute substitute for Jacob Shaffelburg against Orlando City B. On January 23, 2020, Nelson signed a Homegrown Player contract with the first-team. He made his MLS debut during the MLS is Back tournament, starting the round of 16 match against New York City.

In January 2020, Nelson was called up to the Canadian senior team ahead of friendlies against Barbados and Iceland. He made his debut on January 7 against Barbados, coming on as a substitute in a 4–1 victory and scored his first goal three days later, also against Barbados.

 Goals Scored
None.

Representing Canada

International Caps: 3
International Goals: 1

International Debut:
January 7th, 2020 vs. Barbados