An experienced and commanding goalkeeper, David Ousted joined Vancouver Whitecaps FC on June 20, 2013. The Greve, Denmark native came to Vancouver after spending the previous three seasons with Danish Superliga club Randers FC, where he earned 35 clean sheets in 103 appearances with the Horses. Ousted has one cap for the Danish U-19 national team in a friendly versus the Czech Republic in 2003 and was also called into camp with his country's U-20 and U-21 youth national teams.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
2013: After joining the team mid-season, Ousted started 13 matches for Whitecaps FC, recording four clean sheets. The Danish goalkeeper made his MLS debut at Jeld-Wen Field versus Portland Timbers on August 3; back-stopping the Blue and White to a well-earned 1-1 draw. A week later in a 2-0 win over San Jose Earthquakes on August 10, Ousted recorded his first clean sheet in MLS play.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER RESERVE LEAGUE
2013: Ousted made his first start for the 'Caps on July 7, backstopping the Blue and White to a 4-0 victory over Seattle Sounders FC reserves.
2012-13: In his third season with Randers FC, Ousted started all 33 games in domestic play for his club as they finished third in the Danish top flight and reached the final of the Danish Cup. During the 2013 campaign, Ousted recorded 14 clean sheets, with six of those coming in Randers’ run to the Danish Cup final. In large part to Ousted’s goalkeeping, his former club qualified for the 2013-14 UEFA league. 2010-11: In his first season since transferring to Randers FC, Ousted made 29 appearances for the club in domestic play and started all six games during their UEFA Europa League qualifiers. Randers finished 11th that season, and were relegated to the Danish First Division. 2009-10: In his final season with SønderjyskE before joining Randers for the allure of playing in the Europa League, he started every one of the club’s domestic matches as the club finished ninth in the league standings that year. 2008-09: In his second season with SønderjyskE, Ousted started 15 times for the Danish club as they finished 10th in the Danish top flight. 2003-06: Ousted began his professional soccer career with Danish giants Brondby IF
DANISH FIRST DIVISION
2011-12: In his second season with Randers, Ousted had 11 clean sheets in 24 appearances. His club finished second in the Danish First Division, and thus were promoted back to the Danish Superliga; marking the second time he has back-stopped a team to promotion. Ousted made his debut for Randers in the UEFA Europa League with a 6-1 win versus F91 Dudelange. 2007-8: In his first season with SønderjyskE, Ousted contributed to the club’s promotion to the Superliga, as they finished second to Vejle BK. 2006-07: The 6-foot-3 goalkeeper had a short stint at Hellerup IK, appearing in 16 matches.
OTHER DANISH LEAGUE EXPERIENCE
2003-06: During his time with Brondby IF, Ousted had brief loan spells at lower division sides Nykøbing, Falster Alliancen, and Akademisk Boldklub.