BIRTHDATE: Sept. 22, 1994
HEIGHT: 5 ft. 11
WEIGHT: 174 lbs.
HOMETOWN: Nottingham, England
Blake was an immediate impact for SD Loyal in 2021 with his dangerous shot from outside the penalty box. The Englishman was tied for second in the league with four goals from beyond the box. He played in 25 matches, starting in 23, scoring five goals in a season that had him miss a handful of games due to injury. Blake returned in time for the playoffs, finishing the year with four assists and 1,877 minutes played.
Blake was one of the first off season acquisitions for SD Loyal heading into 2021. The English native left Real Monarchs of the USL as the team captain. His leadership on and off the pitch played a large role in guiding the club to its first USL trophy in 2019. He previously had stints at Tampa Bay Rowdies, Jacksonville Armada and Minnesota United. Prior to coming to the United States, he played with Nottingham Forrest in England.
Previous teams: Tampa Bay Rowdies, Jacksonville Armada and Minnesota United, Nottingham Forrest.