Yann-Alexandre Fillion

Yann-Alexandre Fillion (born February 14, 1996) is a Canadian soccer player who currently plays for Toronto FC II in USL League 1 on loan from FC Zürich.

Yann Fillion
Personal information
Full name Yann-Alexandre Fillion
Date of birth (1996-02-14) February 14, 1996
Place of birth Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Toronto FC II
(on loan from Zürich)
Number 30
Youth career
2013–2015 Montreal Impact
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 FC Montreal 6 (0)
2016– Zürich 0 (0)
2017Umeå FC (loan) 17 (0)
2018Nest-Sotra (loan) 1 (0)
2018FC Aarau (loan) 0 (0)
2019–Toronto FC II (loan) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 9, 2019

Career

FC Montreal

On March 13, 2015, it was announced that Fillion would join USL club FC Montreal for their inaugural season.[1] He made his professional debut for the club on March 28 in a 2–0 defeat to Toronto FC II.[2] Fillion would spend parts of two seasons with FC Montreal before the club ceased operations after the 2016 season.

Zürich

After his time with FC Montreal, Fillion signed a 5 year contract with Swiss Super League club FC Zürich in May 2016.[3] In February 2017, it was announced that Fillion would be loaned to Swedish Division 1 club Umeå FC for the 2017 season.[4] In April 2018, Fillion was loaned to newly promoted OBOS-ligaen side Nest-Sotra for the 2018 season.[5] In July 2018, Fillion was recalled from Nest-Sotra and loaned to FC Aarau of the Swiss Challenge League.[6]

Toronto FC

On March 21, 2019, it was announced that Fillion would join USL League One club Toronto FC II for their first season in the newly formed third division.

References

  1. "FC Montreal roster unveiled". ImpactMontreal.com. Montreal Impact. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. "FC Montreal loses 2-0 against Toronto FC II". ImpactMontreal.com. Montreal Impact. 28 March 2015. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  3. "Yann-Alexandre Fillion, de Montréal à Zurich". Capitaine Soccer. February 22, 2017. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
  4. "Yann Fillion lånas in från FC Zürich". Umeå FC. February 24, 2017. Retrieved June 18, 2017.
  5. "Welcome Yann-Alexandre Fillion to Aagotness and Nest-Sotra!". Nest-Sotra Fotball. April 6, 2018.
  6. "Yann Fillion wechselt leihweise zum FC Aarau". FC Zurich. July 18, 2018.


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