Donnie Smith

Donald W. "Donnie" Smith (born December 7, 1990 in Detroit, Michigan) is a retired American soccer player who previously played as a left back for the New England Revolution of MLS and the Charlotte Independence of the USL Championship.

Donnie Smith
Personal information
Full name Donald W. Smith
Date of birth (1990-12-07) December 7, 1990
Place of birth Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left Back, Left Winger
Youth career
2009–2012 Charlotte 49ers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Carolina Dynamo 34 (1)
2013–2017 New England Revolution 6 (0)
2014Rochester Rhinos (loan) 8 (0)
2016Rochester Rhinos (loan) 1 (0)
2017Charlotte Independence (loan) 10 (0)
2018 Charlotte Independence 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 09:53, 15 October 2018 (UTC)


Charlotte 49ers

As a four-year player at Charlotte, Smith scored 18 goals with 10 assists in 82 appearances (45 starts) for the 49ers. From 2010-12, Smith was named to the Atlantic-10 All-Conference team and in 2012 was named the Conference Midfielder of the Year. In 2011, Smith helped propel Charlotte to a runner-up finish in the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship. He was named to the College Cup All-Tournament team after playing a key role in the 49ers run to the College Cup Championship game.

New England Revolution

Smith was selected as the first pick in the 2nd round of the 2013 MLS SuperDraft and 21st pick overall by the New England Revolution on January 17, 2013.[1] On March 9, 2013 Smith officially made his Major League Soccer debut for the Revolution in their match against the Chicago Fire.[2] Re-signed with the Revs on January 13, 2014.[3]

Charlotte Independence

Smith signed with USL side Charlotte Independence on January 15, 2018.[4] He retired from professional soccer shortly after the conclusion of the 2018 season.

Career statistics


Statistics accurate as of March 9, 2013

Club Season League MLS Cup US Open Cup CONCACAF Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
New England Revolution 2013 10000010
Career total 1000000010


  1. Stoehr, Steve. "MLS SuperDraft 2013: Revolution take Donnie Smith and Luke Spencer". The Bent Musket. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
  2. "CF 0-1 NE". Major League Soccer. Archived from the original on March 15, 2013. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
  3. "Revolution re-signs second-year midfielder Donnie Smith". Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  4. Thomas, James (January 15, 2018). "Former UNC-Charlotte Standout Joins Independence".

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