|Date of birth||July 17, 1987|
|Place of birth||Chiba, Japan|
|Height||1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2007–2010||Wake Forest Demon Deacons||71||(0)|
|2011–2012||Baltimore Blast (indoor)||4||(0)|
|2015||New York City FC||0||(0)|
|2015||→ Carolina RailHawks (loan)||3||(0)|
|2017–2018||Tampa Bay Rowdies||13||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 June 2019|
College and amateur
After redshirting his freshman year at Wake Forest, Fitzgerald made four appearances in 2007 and posted a 1-0-1 record. In 2008, Fitzgerald started every game for the Demon Deacons and finished with 13 clean sheets on the season and was named to ACC Honor Roll. Fitzgerald had another solid year in 2009 as he posted a 17-4-3 record in his junior season and was named to ACC Honor Roll for the second year in a row. Despite a rough senior season in 2010 with an 8-9-2 record, Fitzgerald still finished with a 1.23 goals against average, an ACC-best 81 saves, was named Second Team All-ACC and was one of 30 candidates for the 2010 Lowe's Senior CLASS Award for men's soccer.
Fitzgerald joined North American Soccer League club Carolina RailHawks on July 2011. After four seasons with the club, his contract ended and he was promptly signed up on a free transfer by expansion club New York City FC. On May 19, 2015, it was announced Fitzgerald would be re-joining the RailHawks on loan through the NASL's spring season.
- 2008 Cary RailHawks U23's stats Archived 2012-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
- 2009 Cary Clarets stats Archived 2012-10-10 at the Wayback Machine
- "New York City FC sign Akira Fitzgerald". nycfc.com. December 11, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
- "Akira Fitzgerald Returns to Carolina RailHawks". carolinarailhawks.com. May 19, 2015. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved May 19, 2015.
- "RAILHAWKS RE-SIGN AKIRA FITZGERALD". carolinarailhawks.com. Carolina RailHawks. 2 July 2015. Archived from the original on 16 August 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
- "Kickers Add Akira Fitzgerald for 2019". RichmondKickers.com. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
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