Alec Dufty

Alec Dufty ( born March 11, 1987 in Binghampton, New York ) is an American soccer goalkeeper. He currently plays for the Chicago Fire SC in the top division in the North American Soccer, Major League Soccer.


Youth and Amateur Football

Dufty was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina and began his active career as a soccer goalie in 2005 in the football team of the Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. The team he remained faithful to 2006, before he moved to the University of Evansville during his sophomore year in 2007. He remained there until 2008, where he was in his last two years in the All- Missouri Valley Conference selection.

During his college years he also played in the USL Premier Development League for the Raleigh Elite.

Club career

His professional career started on 12 March 2009, just one day after his 22nd birthday, when he was taken by the New York Red Bulls under contract. His debut in Major League Soccer he gave on April 11, in an away game at Robertson Stadium against Houston Dynamo when he came on in the eighth minute for Danny Cepero game. The game ended in a 0-0 draw. This game should be the only one in the dress of the Red Bulls for him, the only three days later he was released.

After the exemption he came into the MLS League -Wide Reserve Goalkeeper pool, a " reservoir " for your goalkeeper position in an MLS franchise. In May 2009, Dufty was retrieved from the Columbus Crew. Reason for this was that the goalkeeper of the crew, Will Hesmer, had violated from the current operating retire, and the replacement goalkeeper Andy Gruenebaum was the only remaining goalkeeper of the team of Columbus Crew.

On 27 February 2010 he moved to AC St. Louis in the USSF D2 Pro League, where he was first-choice goalkeeper until the dissolution of the team.

On 1 March 2011 he moved to Chicago Fire SC.


Dufty was appointed in 2007 for a friendly game of U -20 national team of USA against Argentina. In the game he was not used.