Date of Birth: 10/17/1975
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: Rutgers
Billy Walsh was a mainstay with the MetroStars and was a valuable role player for the Chicago Fire. He got his first taste of international soccer in 1999, appearing in one match with the U.S. national team. Away from the playing field, he is very involved in the community and also coaches at Manhattan College.
National Team Highlights:
1999 -- Earned first cap with the national team as a substitute late in a 2-2 draw against Jamaica in Kingston on September 8, 1999.
1996 -- Was a member of the U.S. Olympic team.
2002 -- Assisted on one goal in 13 games including seven starts for the Chicago Fire.
2001 -- Played in 11 games and made eight starts for the MetroStars, scoring three goals.
2000 -- Played 24 matches, starting 19. He finished the season with three goals and an assist.
1999 -- Started all 30 of the MetroStars matches. He scored four goals and was named MetroStars MVP.
1998 -- Was a second-round draft pick of the MetroStars. He began his first season on injured reserve with a wrist injury before making his debut in June and playing in eight matches.