2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Lue Blakely
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Back
Height   5' 11"
Weight   185 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   UK passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   July 13, 1988 / England
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Illinois Tech / 2010
Last Pro Team   Chicago Fire (NPSL), Chicago Fire U23
Combine Coach   Brian Haynes

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 3  
1st Touch 3 Helps you get more time and space
Crossing 2 Keep working on longer range passes
Finishing 3  
Heading 4  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Can be better with application to details of pressure in training and games
Communication 4 Solid
Executes Under Pressure 3  
Movement Off Ball 3  
Small-Sided Game 4  
Full-Field Game 4  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4  
Speed 4  
Quickness 3 Stay healthy and keep working
Endurance 4  
Agility 3 Lateral movement can increase with work

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Very versatile player that can play defensive mid and a very good center back. His hard work keeps him from depending on his athleticism to perform. A very teachable player that can push to play at the highest level.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Denis Hamlett
2010: CCAC first team all-Conference. 2008: All-Conference honorable mention. 2007: Marshalltown Community College in Iowa where he helped his team win both the Iowa Conference and finish third in the national NJCAA tournament. Luke was awarded an honorable mention to the 2007 Iowa Regional team for his fine performances throughout the year.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Chicago Fire, NPSL and U23

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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