Player Details


Shaun Francis


6' 0"


157 lbs

Date of Birth

10.2.1986 (37)


Mandeville, Jamaica


Career Summary


How he joined the club: Selected in MLS Re-Entry Draft Stage 2 on Dec. 18, 2013 and signed on Jan. 24, 2014.

2016 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played 18 matches making 17 starts … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in 2-0 loss to Portland Timbers at Providence Park on June 14.

2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): Set career highs across the board with 23 appearances, 18 starts and 1,654 minutes … Recorded his lone assist of the season in a 2-1 defeat at the Houston Dynamo on Aug. 8 … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 120 minutes vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Entered as a substitute at halftime vs. Club America on July 14 … Entered as a substitute at halftime and played 45 minutes vs. Manchester United on July 21.

2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 16 starts in 20 appearances in his first year with the Earthquakes, the most single-season starts and appearances in his career … Played 90 minutes against Real Salt Lake in his Earthquakes debut on March 15 at Buck Shaw Stadium … CCL: Was on the bench, but did not play against Deportivo Toluca FC at Buck Shaw Stadium on March 11 … Started and played 120 minutes against Deportivo Toluca FC at Nemesio Diez Stadium on March 19 … Open Cup: Played 90 minutes against Sacramento Republic FC at Kezar Stadium on June 11 … Played 120 minutes against Seattle Sounders FC at Starfire Sports Complex on June 24.

2013 (Charlotte Eagles / Chicago Fire): Started the year with the Charlotte Eagles, scoring three goals in 12 appearances before signing with the Chicago Fire on July 10 ... Started one game after joining the Fire.

2012 (Columbus Crew): Made 10 appearances, including six starts, for Columbus ... Recorded a career-high three assists ... Had a game-winning assist against the Chicago Fire on May 26 at Crew Stadium.

2011 (Columbus Crew): Made six appearances, including five starts, for Columbus.

2010 (Columbus Crew): Appeared in 12 matches, with 10 starts for Columbus ... Made Crew and MLS debut  on 7/17 vs. N.Y. when he came on as a substitute... Missed matches on 3/27, 4/10, 4/24  and 5/1 due to L ankle sprain... Had three yellow cards (7/31, 9/4, 9/25)...Recoded his first point in MLS with an assist on 9/25...Selected in the fourth round (No. 63 overall) of the 2010  MLS SuperDraft ... MLS Cup Playoffs: Started on 10/28 at Colorado ... 2010-11 CONCACAF Champions League: Appeared in all six matches with four starts ... Received a yellow card vs. Joe Public (9/14) ... U.S. Open Cup: Started in three matches (6/29,  7/6 and in final 10/5)... Had one assist (7/6)... Had one Yellow Card (10/5)  

College (Lindsey Wilson): Made 61 appearances, while scoring seven goals and nine assists  in his three-year career at Lindsey Wilson... Captained the Blue Raiders to the 2009 NAIA National Championship, tallying three goals and four assists on the campaign… Named to the All Mid-South Conference First Team in 2008. 

International: Made first international appearance with the Jamaica National Team in on Oct. 10, 2010 during friendly match against Trinidad & Tobago… Has made seven appearances with the Reggae Boyz, scoring two goals … Scored his first senior national team goal in a 2–0 victory against Guadeloupe in the 2010 Caribbean Championship on Nov. 29, 2010 … Scored a stoppage time goal in the 4-2 victory against Guyana in the Caribbean Cup … Was called up to the Jamaica National Team for a third-round Caribbean Cup qualifying match against Suriname on Nov. 13.

Personal: The son of Joy and Carlton Francis ... Has three brothers, Ronald Jackson, Carlton Francis and Dwayne Russell, and one sister, Debbie Tyson ... Studied communications at Lindsey Wilson College (Ky.) ... Likes to cook, listen to music and spend time with family and friends in his free time.