| Shaun Saiko|
| (1989-11-13) November 13, 1989 (age 26)|
St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
San Antonio Scorpions
Shaun Saiko Wikipedia
Shaun Saiko (born November 13, 1989) is a retired Canadian soccer player.
After impressing during a trial, Saiko began his professional career with Middlesbrough in the English Football League Championship. Despite playing extensively with the reserves he never made a first team appearance for the club and was released at the end of the 2009-10 season.
Returning home to Canada, he was signed by FC Edmonton of the new North American Soccer League in 2011. He scored the first goal in franchise history on April 9, 2011, in a 2-1 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. The club re-signed Saiko for the 2012 season on October 12, 2011.
In May 2012, he was named the NASL player of the month for his five goals and two assists, including a hat trick against the Carolina Railhawks.
On November 5, 2013 it was announced that Saiko had been released from FC Edmonton.
On November 26, 2013 San Antonio Scorpions announced that Saiko has signed with the club for the 2014 season. Saiko made six appearances for a total of 183 minutes played, and scored one goal. He was released from his contract on August 6, 2014.
Saiko has played for Canadian national youth teams at U15, U20 and U23 levels, and was part of the Canadian team which took part in the 2009 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and attempted to qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.