Giles Barnes

Giles Barnes
23
Forward
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 5' 11"
  • 181 lbs.
  • 08-05-1988
  • London, England

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Helped two English Championship clubs gain promotion to English Premier League (Derby County 2007; West Bromwich Albion 2010)
  • Derby County Young Player of the Year in 2007
  • Won 2013 Dynamo Budweiser Golden Boot with nine regular season goals 
 
OUTLOOK: Quick, explosive attacking midfielder/winger with set-piece ability and English Premier League experience.
 
2014 MLS: Tallied two goals in 3-2 home win vs. Montreal on 9/6 (fourth multi-goal game in Dynamo career)...Recorded his fifth goal of the season in 2-2 draw against Toronto on 7/19... Recorded two assists on Brad Davis' two goals at Toronto on 7/12 ... Scored fastest regular-season goal in Dynamo history vs. New York on 7/4 ... Scored game-winning goal vs. LA Galaxy in 1-0 win on 5/17 … Assisted on Mark Sherrod’s second career goal vs. Real Salt Lake on 5/11 ... Scored two goals at Chivas USA on 5/3 for first two goals of season … Assisted on Will Bruin's game-winning goal vs. Montreal Impact on 3/15 … Open Cup: Scored against FC Dallas in the 43rd minute on a penalty kick on 6/24
 
2013: Appeared in 44 games (38 starts) across all competitions, including 33 regular season, five playoff, and five Champions League games... MLS: Won the Dynamo Budweiser Golden Boot with nine regular season goals ... Scored the game-winning, playoff-clinching goal in 2-1 win at D.C. United on 10/27 ... MLS Team of the Week (Weeks 25, 30, 35) ... Assisted on Ricardo Clark's game winning goal in the 5th minute of 1-0 win vs. Montreal Impact on 10/4 ... Scored two goals in 5-1 win vs. Chivas USA on 9/21 ... Scored two goals in the 17th and 21st minutes of 3-1 win vs. Seattle Sounders on 8/17 ... Scored final goal in 2-0 win over Stoke City on July 24 ... Assisted on Ricardo Clark's goal vs. the Philadelphia Union on 7/6 ... Assisted on Brad Davis’ goal at Sporting Kansas City on 5/26 … Scored his fourth goal of the season on 5/8 at DC United … Earned first Dynamo assist on Andrew Driver’s winning goal on 5/5 at Galaxy … Scored Dynamo’s only goal in 1-1 draw vs. Colorado Rapids … Scored opening goal in 2-1 win vs. San Jose on 3/30, his second consecutive game with a goal ... Scored first career MLS regular season goal in 2-1 victory vs. Vancouver on 3/23 ... 2013 Playoffs: Appeared in five games (4 starts) as Dynamo reached Eastern Conference Championship ... 12-13 Champions League: Played 70 minutes in 1-0 first leg win over Santos Laguna on 3/5 … Played 67 minutes in 3-0 second leg loss at Santos Laguna on 3/13 … Open Cup: Made U.S. Open Cup debut and scored free kick goal in 28-minute substitute appearance in 2-0 win over FC Tucson on 5/29.  
 
2012 MLS: Joined club on free transfer on August 29, 2012 ... Made his MLS debut playing nine minutes in the second half of a 1-1 draw at Sporting KC (9/14) ... Made first MLS start in 2-0 loss at Colorado on 10/27 .. 2012 Playoffs: Appeared in three playoff games, including 65-minute appearance vs. D.C. United on Nov. 11 in which he helped setup Will Bruin's go-ahead goal ... also made six-minute appearance in second leg vs. D.C. United on Nov. 18 and 19-minute appearance vs. LA Galaxy in MLS Cup on Dec. 1 ...  2012-13 CCL: Started 4-1 home win against FAS (9/20) and 10/23 home draw vs. Olimpia (10/23) ... Put Houston ahead 1-0 against FAS with 25-yard left-footed strike in 21st minute ... Reserves: Started and played 90 minutes against RSL (10/10) and 63 minutes against Chicago (10/13) ...

2011-12: Played 33 league matches (24 starts) for Doncaster Rovers FC of the Football League Championship Division ... Tallied one goal and three assists while with Doncaster ... Made one appearance in FA Cup match against Notts County ... Started and recorded an assist in 2-1 Capital One Cup loss to Leeds United.

2010-11: Made 14 league appearances for English Premier League Club West Bromwich Albion ... Started four Capital One Cup matches recording one assist in a 4-1 win over Leicester ... Started and played 62 minutes in 1-0 FA Cup loss to Reading.

2009-10: Made nine appearances (one start) for West Bromwich Albion ... Helped club earn promotion to English Premier League.

2008-09: Made five appearances for Derby County in all competitions ... Scored two goals at Old Trafford in 4-2 loss to Manchester United in Capital One Cup semifinal match.

2007-08: Made 24 total appearances (16 starts) for Derby County in the English Premier League ... Tallied two goals and one assist including strikes against Sheffield Wednesday and Newcastle.

2006-07: Consistent performer for Derby County, helping club gain promotion to the English Premier League ... Made 46 appearances in all competitions including 31 starts in league play ... Tallied eight goals and six assists in league play including a two-goal performance in a 2-1 in over Barnsley ... Named 2007 Derby County Young Player of the Year.

2005-06: Made professional debut for Derby County at age 17 as a second-half substitute in League Cup match vs. Grimsby Town ... Made 20 appearances in all competitions (15 starts) for Derby County ... Scored first professional goal on 3/4/06 in 2-2 draw at Watford.

INTERNATIONAL: Had made 12 appearances with seven goals for England U-19 national team

ACQUIRED: Signed as free agent on Aug. 29, 2012.

2014 CORPORATE TEAMMATE: U.S. Lawns

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Houston Dynamo 27 27 8 2399 5 86 30 42 9 2 0
2013 Houston Dynamo 33 32 9 2561 4 94 29 26 19 2 0
2012 Houston Dynamo 4 1 0 149 0 6 1 2 0 0 0
Career Totals 64 60 17 5109 9 186 60 70 28 4 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 27 27 8 2399 5 86 30 42 9 2 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 5 4 0 341 0 6 3 6 2 0 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 33 32 9 2561 4 94 29 26 19 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 3 0 0 90 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 4 1 0 149 0 6 1 2 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 4 2 2 2 1 0
9/6/2014 MTL @ HOU W 2-3 Started 90 2 0 4 4 0 3 0 0
8/29/2014 HOU @ KC W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 5 1 1 1 0 0
8/10/2014 HOU @ SEA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
8/3/2014 DC @ HOU W 0-1 Started 88 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
7/19/2014 TOR @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 5 2 1 2 0 0
7/12/2014 HOU @ TOR L 2-4 Started 90 0 2 5 2 4 2 0 0
7/4/2014 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 74 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
6/29/2014 HOU @ MTL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 3 1 0 0
6/1/2014 HOU @ COL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
5/25/2014 HOU @ SJ L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 5 1 1 3 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 0
5/17/2014 LA @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 5 2 1 2 0 0
5/11/2014 RSL @ HOU L 5-2 Started 90 0 1 3 1 2 2 0 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
5/3/2014 HOU @ CHV W 4-1 Started 90 2 0 3 2 6 2 0 0
4/27/2014 POR @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 0
4/23/2014 HOU @ NY L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/12/2014 HOU @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
4/5/2014 DAL @ HOU L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 6 2 0 1 0 0
3/29/2014 HOU @ VAN L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 MTL @ HOU W 0-1 Started 89 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
3/8/2014 NE @ HOU W 0-4 Started 78 0 0 3 0 3 2 0 0
10/27/2013 HOU @ DC W 2-1 Started 77 1 0 5 3 1 3 0 0
10/20/2013 NY @ HOU L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
10/9/2013 KC @ HOU T 0-0 Started 89 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
10/4/2013 MTL @ HOU W 0-1 Started 88 0 1 8 2 1 2 0 0
9/28/2013 HOU @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
9/21/2013 CHV @ HOU W 1-5 Started 75 2 0 8 5 0 1 0 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI W 1-0 Started 72 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/8/2013 NY @ HOU L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB L 0-2 Subbed On 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2013 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 77 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 HOU @ MTL L 0-5 Started 90 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0
8/17/2013 SEA @ HOU W 1-3 Started 73 2 0 4 2 0 1 0 0
8/10/2013 HOU @ RSL L 0-1 Started 74 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU W 1-3 Started 81 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 0
7/13/2013 HOU @ NE W 2-1 Started 89 0 0 3 1 3 1 0 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU W 0-1 Started 76 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0
6/30/2013 HOU @ NY L 0-2 Started 78 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 TOR @ HOU T 0-0 Started 60 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/19/2013 HOU @ MTL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 7 1 1 1 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Started 84 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Started 81 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0
5/18/2013 NE @ HOU L 2-0 Started 43 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2013 KC @ HOU L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2013 HOU @ DC W 4-0 Started 37 1 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
5/5/2013 HOU @ LA W 1-0 Started 84 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 0
4/28/2013 COL @ HOU T 1-1 Started 78 1 0 5 2 1 2 0 0
4/20/2013 HOU @ TOR T 1-1 Started 64 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU W 1-2 Started 86 0 0 4 0 1 3 0 0
4/6/2013 HOU @ POR L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
3/30/2013 SJ @ HOU W 0-2 Started 70 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
3/23/2013 VAN @ HOU W 1-2 Started 81 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
3/17/2013 HOU @ DAL L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 DC @ HOU W 0-2 Started 87 0 0 3 1 0 3 0 0
10/27/2012 HOU @ COL L 0-2 Started 79 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU W 1-3 Subbed On 34 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
10/6/2012 MTL @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2012 NE @ HOU W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI L 1-3 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 9 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves