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Sean Franklin

Sean Franklin
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Defender
  • D.C. United
  • 5' 10"
  • 160 lbs.
  • 03-21-1985
  • Panorama City, California

MLS EXPERIENCE

2013: As a six-year-veteran, Franklin featured in 35 games (31 starts) and registered four assists and one goal during a 4-0 win over the Seattle Sounders. 

2012: Franklin played 39 matches, starting 38, and registered 5 assists in the 2012 regular season. The defender added another four assists in the playoffs, seeing the Galaxy to another MLS Cup.

2011: In his 4th year in MLS, outside back gained momentum on the attack, appearing in 32 games (29 starts), netting four goals and helping on three others. Franklin misses five of the final six matches on the reuglar seaon due to a right knee injury, but returned to help LA to a second-straight Supports' Shield as well as his first MLS Cup.

2010: Franklin returned to form in 2010, making 28 appearances, starting all but one. The talented defender with the ability to get forward and create chances registered 6 assists on the year. Franklin's consistent and dynamic play at the back helped lead the Galaxy to the 2010 Supporters' Shield. Franklin also has CONCACAF experience, netting the first goal of his MLS career in a 2-1 win at Puerto Rico on 8/4 in the second leg of their CONCACAF Champions League Preliminary Round series.

2009: Coming off a strong rookie campaign, Franklin continued to impress, despite missing four months recovering from surgery to repair a torn right hamstring. Upon returning, Franklin started all 17 matches he features in, helping LA make a run into the playoffs.

2008: Sean Franklin was selected 4th overall in the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by the LA Galaxy. After making 27 appearances (26 starts) in the Galaxy back line, Franklin won MLS Rookie of the Year as well as LA Galaxy Defender of the Year.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011:  Franklin made his international debut in the 1-1 draw with Chile on 1/22/11, playing the full 90 minutes at right back in that game.

2008-09:  Franklin was called into US training camps, but was not selected for the full team. 

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

2007: During his senior year at Cal-State Northridge, Franklin suffered an off-season injury but returned to the backline for the last eight matches of the season. He scored his only goal of the year in the 3-2 loss to UC-Santa Barbara on 11/13 and was named to the 2007 All-Big West Conference First Team. 

2006:  Franklin scored the first goal of his college career against UC Irvine  on 10/11, while registering four assists and 21 shots that season. He was named All-Big West First Team and All-Far West Region Second Team after his junior campaign.

2005: Hitting his stride as a sophomore, the defender notched six assists in 2005, including the first of his collegiate career against Dartmouth on 9/5 and earned First Team All-Big West Conference and Third Team All-Far West Region honors.

2004: After redshirting during the 2003 season, Franklin was one of only two Cal-State Northridge players to start all 19 matches in 2004 to earn All-Big West Conference Second Team honors.

Honors

2008:MLS Rookie of the Year

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 D.C. United 24 23 1 2107 2 13 3 16 3 0 0
2013 LA Galaxy 33 29 1 2736 4 15 3 29 1 3 0
2012 LA Galaxy 34 33 0 2937 5 17 4 22 0 2 0
2011 LA Galaxy 28 25 4 2338 3 15 7 23 3 2 0
2010 Los Angeles Galaxy 25 24 0 2126 6 9 2 14 2 1 0
2009 Los Angeles Galaxy 13 13 0 1125 1 5 2 7 0 0 0
2008 Los Angeles Galaxy 27 26 0 2385 1 12 2 22 0 3 0
Career Totals 184 173 6 15754 22 86 23 133 9 11 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season D.C. United 24 23 1 2107 2 13 3 16 3 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs LA Galaxy 2 2 1 210 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season LA Galaxy 33 29 1 2736 4 15 3 29 1 3 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs LA Galaxy 5 5 0 450 4 2 1 2 4 0 0
MLS Regular Season LA Galaxy 34 33 0 2937 5 17 4 22 0 2 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs LA Galaxy 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 3 0 2 0
MLS Regular Season LA Galaxy 28 25 4 2338 3 15 7 23 3 2 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Los Angeles Galaxy 3 3 0 270 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 25 24 0 2126 6 9 2 14 2 1 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Los Angeles Galaxy 4 4 0 420 0 0 0 5 0 1 0
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 13 13 0 1125 1 5 2 7 0 0 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Los Angeles Galaxy 27 26 0 2385 1 12 2 22 0 3 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
9/20/2014 DC @ CHI T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0
9/10/2014 DC @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 DC @ VAN T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/31/2014 NY @ DC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2014 DC @ LA L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8/23/2014 DC @ KC W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2014 COL @ DC W 2-4 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 DC @ RSL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/3/2014 DC @ HOU L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/30/2014 TOR @ DC W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/20/2014 CHV @ DC W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/11/2014 DC @ SJ W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/5/2014 DC @ TOR W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
6/28/2014 SEA @ DC L 1-0 Started 87 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
6/11/2014 DC @ MTL W 4-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC W 0-1 Subbed On 56 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/24/2014 DC @ NE L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 DC @ POR L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 DAL @ DC W 1-4 Started 74 1 0 3 1 3 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/12/2014 NY @ DC W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 NE @ DC W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CHI @ DC T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 DC @ TOR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/27/2013 LA @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
10/20/2013 SJ @ LA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/16/2013 MTL @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/6/2013 CHV @ LA W 0-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/29/2013 LA @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
9/21/2013 SEA @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/14/2013 LA @ DC T 2-2 Subbed On 80 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 COL @ LA L 1-0 Started 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/31/2013 SJ @ LA W 0-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
8/24/2013 LA @ VAN W 1-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/17/2013 RSL @ LA W 2-4 Subbed On 25 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2013 LA @ DAL T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
7/27/2013 LA @ COL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
7/20/2013 VAN @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/13/2013 LA @ POR L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
7/7/2013 DAL @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
7/4/2013 CLB @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/29/2013 LA @ SJ L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
6/23/2013 LA @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/19/2013 POR @ LA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
6/8/2013 LA @ RSL L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
6/2/2013 LA @ NE L 0-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/26/2013 SEA @ LA W 0-4 Started 90 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
5/19/2013 LA @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/15/2013 LA @ PHI W 4-1 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
5/11/2013 LA @ VAN L 1-3 Started 85 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/5/2013 HOU @ LA L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 LA @ RSL W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/20/2013 KC @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 LA @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 LA @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 COL @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/17/2013 CHV @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
3/3/2013 CHI @ LA W 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
10/28/2012 SEA @ LA W 0-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/21/2012 LA @ SJ T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/6/2012 RSL @ LA L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
9/30/2012 LA @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 TOR @ LA W 2-4 Started 90 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0
9/14/2012 COL @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
9/1/2012 VAN @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/26/2012 DAL @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/15/2012 LA @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/12/2012 LA @ CHV W 4-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
8/5/2012 LA @ SEA L 0-4 Started 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 LA @ DAL W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/21/2012 CHV @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/18/2012 LA @ VAN T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 LA @ POR W 5-3 Started 90 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/8/2012 LA @ CHI W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/4/2012 PHI @ LA L 2-1 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 LA @ SJ L 3-4 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
6/23/2012 VAN @ LA W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
6/20/2012 LA @ RSL W 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/17/2012 POR @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/26/2012 LA @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 SJ @ LA L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
5/19/2012 LA @ CHV L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/12/2012 LA @ MTL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/5/2012 NY @ LA L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/2/2012 LA @ SEA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/28/2012 DAL @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/21/2012 LA @ COL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/14/2012 POR @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 LA @ KC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/31/2012 NE @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/18/2012 DC @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/10/2012 RSL @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/23/2011 LA @ HOU L 1-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2011 CHV @ LA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2011 LA @ NY L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 RSL @ LA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 LA @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 VAN @ LA W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/9/2011 COL @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
9/5/2011 LA @ KC T 2-2 Started 90 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
8/20/2011 SJ @ LA W 0-2 Started 89 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
8/6/2011 DAL @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0
8/3/2011 LA @ POR L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/30/2011 LA @ VAN W 4-0 Started 90 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/20/2011 CLB @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 2 2 1 2 0 0
7/9/2011 CHI @ LA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2011 SEA @ LA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 LA @ SJ T 0-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/18/2011 LA @ COL W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/11/2011 TOR @ LA T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/3/2011 DC @ LA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
5/28/2011 LA @ NE W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
5/25/2011 HOU @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
5/21/2011 LA @ CHV W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
5/14/2011 KC @ LA W 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/11/2011 LA @ PHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/7/2011 NY @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2011 LA @ DAL L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
4/23/2011 POR @ LA W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
4/17/2011 LA @ CHI W 2-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/13/2011 LA @ TOR T 0-0 Started 88 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
4/9/2011 LA @ DC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 PHI @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/26/2011 LA @ RSL L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
3/20/2011 NE @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/15/2011 LA @ SEA W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/24/2010 DAL @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/16/2010 COL @ LA L 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/7/2010 LA @ PHI W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/24/2010 NY @ LA L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/18/2010 DC @ LA W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/11/2010 CLB @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/4/2010 LA @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 KC @ LA L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/21/2010 LA @ SJ L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 LA @ NY W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/1/2010 CHI @ LA L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/22/2010 SJ @ LA T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
7/18/2010 LA @ DC W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
7/10/2010 LA @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/4/2010 SEA @ LA W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/26/2010 LA @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
6/9/2010 LA @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/5/2010 HOU @ LA W 1-4 Started 90 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 LA @ CLB W 2-0 Started 83 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2010 LA @ DAL W 1-0 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/15/2010 TOR @ LA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 LA @ SEA W 4-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 LA @ COL W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 PHI @ LA W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 LA @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 RSL @ LA W 1-2 Started 43 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/10/2010 LA @ HOU W 2-0 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/27/2010 NE @ LA W 0-1 Started 90 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