Glen with the Earthquakes in August 2010
|Full name||Cornelius Glen|
|Date of birth||21 October 1980|
|Place of birth||Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2002-2004||San Juan Jabloteh|
|2007||San Juan Jabloteh||24||(13)|
|2008-2009||San Juan Jabloteh||26||(13)|
|2009-2010||San Jose Earthquakes||33||(5)|
|2011-2012||Sông Lam Ngh? An||0||(0)|
|2012-2013||North East Stars||(16)|
|2014||-> NorthEast United (loan)||0||(0)|
|2016||-> Mohun Bagan (loan)||16||(11)|
|2017||-> Bengaluru FC (loan)||0||(0)|
|2002-||Trinidad and Tobago||71||(24)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:46, 21 May 2017 (UTC)
? National team caps and goals correct as of 10:22, 14 March 2015 (UTC)
Glen began his professional career in 1999 with Trinidadian club FUTGOF. After two years with FUTGOF, Glen moved to Portugal, where he played for Sanjoanense. After playing slightly over a season there, he returned to Trinidad and Tobago, where he joined San Juan Jabloteh. Glen dominated the league with Jabloteh, leading the club to two consecutive league championships in 2002 and 2003, while registering 12 and 26 goals in the respective seasons.
After scoring a hat trick in a CONCACAF Champions Cup game against the Chicago Fire on 17 March 2004, Glen was bought by the MetroStars of Major League Soccer. In his first season Glen made a significant impact, registering six goals and two assists as he competed for playing time on a very crowded MetroStars front line.
Glen was traded to FC Dallas after the year for a first round pick in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, but as the club had also acquired Carlos Ruiz he could not find any playing time among Dallas's other options at striker. Glen was traded to the Columbus Crew early in the 2005 season for a future draft pick without ever suiting up for Dallas. After scoring four goals for the Crew, he was on the move again after the season, being dealt to the Colorado Rapids for Ritchie Kotschau. Glen played only one game for the Rapids--the opener of the 2006 season--before being traded to the Los Angeles Galaxy.
In his Galaxy debut he scored two late goals in the "SuperClasico" against Chivas USA from Landon Donovan assists, which turned around the 1-0 score and gave the "sash" a 2-1 win. His late-game heroics made Glen an instant fan favorite in Los Angeles.
Following the 2006 FIFA World Cup Glen returned to action with the Galaxy in U.S. Open Cup play against the Colorado Rapids, but aggravated an injury he suffered during the World Cup, and missed the rest of the season. He was waived by the Galaxy during the 2007 pre-season.
After briefly returning to Trinidad to play for San Juan Jabloteh in 2007, Glen trialled Leeds United from the English Coca-Cola Football League One in January 2008, but was not offered a contract.
Glen went on trial with Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes in May 2009 and successfully signed a one-year deal with the club shortly thereafter.[dead link] He scored his first goal for San Jose on 30 May 2009 against Real Salt Lake and ended the 2009 season with four goals as San Jose struggled in the standings. Much of Glen's time with the Earthquakes was plagued by injuries, and following a statistically disappointing 2010 season his contract was not renewed by the San Jose club.
He joined Caledonia AIA in April 2011. Glen agreed to a six-month deal with Sông Lam Ngh? An of the V-League in December 2011. Upon return to Trinidad and Tobago, he signed with North East Stars for the 2012-13 season. On 17 June 2013, Glen signed for an I-League club Shillong Lajong for 2 years.
Glen appeared in all three of Trinidad & Tobago's games at the World Cup. His shot nearly upset Sweden in the Caribbean team's historic World Cup debut which ended in a draw. Trinidad & Tobago were eliminated in the first round after losing to England and Paraguay, but Glen's performances during the tournament earned him praise and recognition.