An experienced English Premier League box-to-box midfielder in the prime of his career, Jordon Mutch joined Whitecaps FC on a one-year loan from Crystal Palace FC with an option to purchase in March 2018 after 10 years playing at the top levels of the English football league system.
'08-'17: Prior to his move to Vancouver, Mutch previously spent his entire career in the United Kingdom, including spells at Birmingham City FC, Watford FC, Cardiff City FC, Queens Park Rangers FC, and most recently Crystal Palace FC. In total, he had 17 goals and 26 assists in 206 matches in all competitions. He scored 10 goals in the English Football League Championship and seven in the English Premier League, including three against Liverpool FC and one against Chelsea FC. One of Mutch’s most successful spells came at Cardiff City FC, where he helped the Welsh side lift the Championship title and qualify for the Premier League for the first time. He then went on to record seven goals and six assists in 35 Premier League appearances with Cardiff. Mutch began his professional career with Birmingham and became the second youngest player to appear for the club when he made his debut in a League Cup tie at the age of 16.
Mutch spent time in the academies of Derby County FC and Birmingham City FC. Internationally, he has represented England at the U-17, U-19, U-20, and U-21 levels.