Player Details


Darren Mattocks


5' 10"


154 lbs

Date of Birth

9.2.1990 (33)


Portmore, Jamaica,


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary



Played nine minutes in the team’s match against Montreal on May 20 ... Came on as a substitute in the team’s 1-1 draw against Atlanta United on May 14 ... Recorded his second start of the season in the team’s 3-0 loss against San Jose on May 6 ... Made his fourth consecutive appearance (April 8-29), coming on as a substitute in the team’s 2-2 road draw against Dallas on April 29 ... Scored the game-winning goal in the team’s 2-1 win against Whitecaps FC on April 22, marking his first goal of the season ... Logged his fifth appearance of the season in against Sporting Kansas City on April 15 ... Earned a penalty kick in the team’s 3-1 win against Philadelphia on April 8 ... Notched his 115th regular-season appearance against Crew SC on March 25 ... Made his second consecutive appearance in a 1-0 win against LA on March 12 ... Recorded his first appearance of the season in a 5-1 win against Minnesota on March 3. 


Made 19 regular-season appearances (12 starts) for the team ... Scored the team’s lone goal against FC Dallas on April 13 ... Recorded three assists ... Tallied two assists in a game for the first time in his MLS career in a 2-1 win against Philadelphia on Sept. 17 ... Made his Timbers debut in the 89th minute in a 2-2 draw against Real Salt Lake on March 19 ... Acquired in a trade with Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 14.


Registered 22 appearances (9 starts)... Logged three goals and one assist in 848 minutes played... Came on as a substitute and scored in a 3-0 win against the Philadelphia Union on May 9... Scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on April 18... Recorded a goal and assist in 2-2 draw with Columbus Crew SC on April 8.





Mattocks started his MLS career with the Vancouver Whitecaps who selected him second overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft. After scoring seven goals in his rookie season, he topped the 2012 MLS Top 24 Under 24 list.He appeared in 93 games, scored 19 goals and recorded six assists in five seasons with the Whitecaps. The Portmore, Jamaica native made history by scoring the first MLS Cup Playoff goal for the 2011 expansion team against the Los Angeles Galaxy on November 1, 2012.


Jamaican National Team

On the international stage, Mattocks made his debut for the Reggae Boyz in a 2-0 win against El Salvador in an international friendly on Aug. 16, 2012. He has scored 14 goals in 42 appearances for Jamaica and most recently appeared in all six of their Gold Cup 2017 games including the final against the U.S. Men’s National Team.

Mattocks scored three times in the tournament. His first goal came in the 2–0 win in their opening game against Curaçao on July 17, 2017. His second goal of the tournament was an important equalizer from the penalty spot in the 1-1 draw with El Salvador. The equalizer gave the Reggae Boyz the point they needed to finish second in Group C behind Mexico. Mattocks then provided both assists in the 2-1 win over Canada in the quarterfinal to advance Jamaica to the semifinals where they beat Mexico 1-0 then lost 2-1 to the USMNT in the final on July 27.




Mattocks was a product of the Waterhouse FC academy and played collegiately at the University of Akron from from 2010-2011. The former Zips forward scored three goals in the 2010 NCAA Division 1 Men¹s Soccer Tournament on the way to winning the NCAA College Cup.




December 10, 2017 - United acquire Jamaican forward Darren Mattocks from the Portland Timbers in exchange for a 2018 international slot, exercising his option for 2018.