2011 id2 NSIT

id2 nsit banner sans tassles 2011The 2011 id2 National Selection International Tour to Scotland and England, held Feb. 17-27, was highlighted by games against youth academy teams from Celtic FC, Everton FC and Manchester City FC. Among other activities, the team attended the Old Firm matchup between Rangers FC and Celtic FC on Feb. 20, an English Premier League clash between Manchester United and Wigan FC on Feb. 26 as well as a Liverpool FC U-18 game.

The team was comprised of 18 boys born in 1997.



No Position Name Hometown Club
9 F Chet Castellaw Hidden Hills, Calif. Real SoCal
12 MF Jeremy Colvin Houston, Texas Houstonians FC
16 F Stephen Elias Rye, N.Y. New York Red Bulls
17 MF Cesar Farias Santa Rosa, Calif. Santa Rosa Atletico
2 D Collin Fernandez Downers Grove, Ill. Chicago Fire Juniors
18 GK Nicholas Giordano East Northport, N.Y. Long Island FC
3 D David Godinez-Chavez Redwood City, Calif. Juventus Forza
4 D Malcolm Jones Chino Hills, Calif. Cosmos Academy West
5 D Matthew McCarthy Armonk, N.Y. FC Westchester
15 MF Abuchi Obinwa Gotha, Fla. Florida Rush
10 F Ricardo Oliveros Weston, Fla. West Pines United
11 MF Logan Panchot Wildwood, Mo. St. Louis Scott Gallagher
14 D Thomas Redding Oviedo, Fla. FC America
13 MF Shannon Seymour Bourbonnais, Ill. Chicago Fire Juniors
1 GK Kevin Silva Bethlehem, Pa. PDA
7 MF Benny Swanson Grove City, Ohio Columbus Crew
6 MF Sam Swanson Charlottesville, Va. Richmond Strikers
8 MF Sean Wilson Bethlehem, Pa. PDA

Head Coach:  Gerry McKeown (Summit, N.J.)
Assistant Coach:  Benjamin Ziemer (Sebastopol, Calif.)

Game schedule:

id2 National Selection vs. Celtic FC Community Academy (Scrimmage)
Saturday, Feb. 19 | Glasgow, Scotland | 10 a.m. GMT

id2 National Selection [3] at Celtic FC Academy [1]
Monday, Feb. 21 | Lennoxtown Training Ground; Glasgow, Scotland | 7:30 p.m. GMT

id2 National Selection [1] at Everton FC Academy [2]
Thursday, Feb. 24 | Liverpool, England | 6 p.m. GMT

id2 National Selection [4] at Manchester City FC Academy [1]
Friday, Feb. 25 | Platt Lane Training Ground; Manchester, England | 11:30 a.m. GMT