Gibson Bardsley (born July 23, 1989) is an American former soccer player.
|Date of birth||July 23, 1989|
|Place of birth||Fall City, Washington, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Playing position||Forward, Attacking midfielder|
|2007–2010||Western Washington Vikings|
|2012–2013||Dayton Dutch Lions||45||(14)|
|2014||Orange County Blues||7||(1)|
|2016||Arizona United SC||9||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 25, 2019|
Youth and College
Bardsley was born in Fall City, Washington and attended Mount Si High School, and played four years of college soccer at Western Washington University. Gibson "Giblits" Bardsley was named a first-team GNAC all-star as a sophomore in 2008, and was named to the Daktronics All-American first team and the Daktronics first team, was an NSCAA West Region All-Star, the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year and a unanimous first-team all-league selection as senior in 2010. He finished his college career with 41 goals for the Vikings, tied for first in school history.
Bardsley moved to USL Professional Division club Dayton Dutch Lions in April 2012. He joined Orange County Blues FC for 2014. Bardsley played for Tulsa Roughneck FC in 2015 before being transferred to Pembroke Athleta FC of the Malta Premier Division. He signed with Arizona United SC on March 19, 2016.
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