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2011 id2 National Selection International Tour

The 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.



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

where are they now?

Player Name Accolades College/Pro Club
Chet Castellaw Appeared in 19 matches as a freshman at CSUN; U14 US National Teamexperience. Cal State, Northridge
Jeremy Colvin 2011 Team Captain of id2 National Selection Tour; Second Team All-Ivy League as a junior and senior at Princeton; Youth National Team experience. Princeton
Stephen Elias Spent four years at North Carolina State before transferring to Seton Hall as a graduate transfer; played in 38 matches at NC State; started 14 of 15 matches played at Seton Hall. NC State/Princeton
Cesar Farias Appeared in 59 matches in his four years at Harvard; US Youth National Team experience; recruited to join Mexican Youth National Teams. Harvard
Collin Fernandez Signed a pro contract in 2014; has played for Louisville City FC, ChicagoFire, Tulsa Roughnecks FC, Phoenix Rising FC, and Saint Louis FC Tacoma Defiance (USL)
Nicholas Giordano Played one year at Loyola before transferring to SUNY Oneonta; appeared in 35 matches in two years at Oneonta; 2017 USC All-Region Third Team. Loyola/SUNY Oneonta
David Godinez-Chavez Recruited to UCLA; declined offer to play for Club Tijuana Club Tijuana
Malcolm Jones Appeared in 31 games in three years at UCLA; signed with LA Galaxy II UCLA/LA Galaxy II
Matthew McCarthy Played for Red Bulls Academy; committed to Cornell Cornell (committed)
Abuchi Obinwa Spent time with Hannover 96 II, Columbus Crew, Pittsburgh Riverhounds, Inter Orlando, and Lusitano FCV before joining South Georgia Tormenta in 2020. South Georgia Tormenta (USL)
Ricardo Oliveros Played two seasons at Louisville before transferring to the University of Central Florida; appeared in every game (35) as a junior and senior at UCF. Louisville/UCF
Logan Panchot Appeared in 62 games in three years at Stanford, starting 59; 2019 All-Pac-12 Second Team; U14, U15, U17, U19 US Youth National Team experience. Stanford
Thomas Redding Signed a contract with Orlando City in 2014 to become the club's first-ever homegrown player; spent time with the NY Red Bulls in 2018; trialist for Columbus Crew SC on their preseason roster in 2019 Unknown
Shannon Seymour Appeared in 25 matches in two years at Northwestern; US Youth National Team experience. Northwestern
Kevin Silva Played two years at UCLA before transferring to Rutgers; signed with Heart of Midlothian FC in Scotland soon after his tranfer; consistent U17 and U19 US National Team experience; signed with Toronto FC in July 2020 after stint with Toronto FC II UCLA/Rutgers/Toronto FC
Benny Swanson Spent time with Columbus Crew SC (2015-2017) and Pittsburgh Riverhounds (2016 and 2017); U18 and U20 US National Team experience. Unknown
Sam Swanson Product of Richmond Strikers Development Academy and was listed amongst the 2015 Boys IMG top 150 players. Unknown
Sean Wilson Spent two years at North Carolina (played freshman year, medically redshirted sopomore year); transfererd to Xavier; appeared in 47 matches over three years at Xavier. North Carolina/Xavier