Player Details


Je-Vaughn Watson


6' 1"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

10.22.1983 (40)


St. Catherine, Jamaica


Career Summary


Joined FC Dallas on Feb. 19, 2013 via trade with Houston Dynamo.


2013:  Made 24 appearances for the FC Dallas first team, scoring two goals and tallying two assists… Scored first goal of the season versus DC United on May 11 and notched second versus Vancouver on Sept. 7… Also appeared in six Reserve League matches. 2012: Made first substitute appearance of the year in 3-3 draw vs. Toronto on 6/20... Started eleven games, going full time four times... Scored goal and played 90 minutes in 3-1 win at C.D. FAS on Aug. 22 in CONCACAF Champions League competition. 2011: Signed with Dynamo on 4/15… Appeared in 22 games, making 11 starts and contributing a goal and two assists... Made Dynamo debut as substitute in 1-1 tie at CHI on 4/23... Returned to starting lineup and notched first MLS goal, heading in a cross from countryman Jermaine Taylor, in 2-2 tie at CLB on 9/14… Made MLS postseason debut and helped Dynamo close out a pair of one-goal wins against Philadelphia on 10/30 and 11/3... Came on as a sub in MLS Cup final at LA on 11/20.


Jamaica international (29 caps) 2013:  Made 10 appearances for Jamaica during the 2014 World Cup Qualifying cycle… Wore the Captain’s armband for Jamaica in friendlies with Trinidad and Tobago in November 2013. 2012: Played 90 minutes in 2-1 WC qualifier win over USA on 9/7 and 75 minutes in 1-0 loss to USA on 9/11... Started, played 90 minutes and provided an assist in 2-1 win in World Cup qualifying match vs. Guatemala on 6/8 2011: Started friendly matches against Venezuela (3/25), El Salvador (3/29), and Ecuador (9/2)… Named to Jamaican roster for 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup… Played 90 minutes in 1-0 win over Honduras on 6/13 to clinch group title. 2010: Made three appearances in friendlies, facing Argentina on 2/10, South Africa on 4/28, and Costa Rica on 9/5. 2008: Made international debut as substitute in 0-0 tie vs. El Salvador in Frisco, Texas, on 7/26.


Began playing soccer at age eight… Admires French midfielder Patrick Vieira… Greatest accomplishment outside of soccer is passing Caribbean Examinations Council exams.