Adam Bartlett

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Adam Bartlett
Personal information
Full name Adam James Bartlett[1]
Date of birth (1986-02-27) 27 February 1986 (age 28)
Place of birth Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Gateshead
Number 1
Youth career
1995–2005 Newcastle United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Blyth Spartans 114 (0)
2008–2009 Kidderminster Harriers 45 (0)
2009 Cambridge United (loan) 0 (0)
2009–2012 Hereford United 110 (0)
2012– Gateshead 109 (0)
National team
2007–2008 England C 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:25, 12 November 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Adam James Bartlett (born 27 February 1986) is an English footballer who plays for Gateshead as a goalkeeper. His previous clubs include Blyth Spartans, Kidderminster Harriers and Hereford United. During his final year at Blyth, Bartlett made five appearances for England national football C team.

Career[edit]

Newcastle United[edit]

Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, Bartlett started his career at Newcastle United at the age of nine, where he progressed to reserve team level but never played a competitive first team match. He travelled with the first team squad for a UEFA Champions League match against Internazionale[2] where he was an unused substitute, and was also an Academy goalkeeping coach for the Magpies.[3]

Blyth Spartans[edit]

He made his senior footballing debut at Blyth Spartans, initially as cover for the injured Craig Turns, but soon became the club's first choice goalkeeper.

Bartlett's impressive performances at Blyth Spartans led to an England C call up and upon his departure from the club he was inducted into Blyth Spartans' Hall of Fame.[4]

Kidderminster Harriers[edit]

In July 2008 Bartlett's contract with Blyth expired and he was signed by Kidderminster Harriers[5] where he was an ever-present in the Conference National during the 2008–09 season. Bartlett also appeared on the losing side in the 2009 Conference National play-off Final after he signed for Cambridge United on an emergency loan.[6] He was named as the Conference Goalkeeper of the Year for 2008–09 which was sponsored by IGOAL, the inflatable portable goal manufacturer.[7]

Hereford United[edit]

On 22 June 2009 Bartlett signed for Hereford United.[7] He helped Hereford upset League One Charlton in a first round League Cup tie on 11 August 2009 in which he saved a penalty from Charlton's Andy Gray in normal time. In March 2010 he extended his Hereford contract for a further year.[8] In May 2011 he signed a new two-year contract with the club.[9]

Gateshead[edit]

On 8 June 2012, Bartlett signed for Gateshead.[10] He made his debut on 11 August 2012 in a 2–2 draw with Luton Town.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 35. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ Given Injured In Training Session Newcastle United F.C., 10 March 2003, retrieved 30 June 2009.
  3. ^ Spot On Don Seals Shootout Success Newcastle United F.C., 23 April 2008, retrieved 30 June 2009.
  4. ^ Blyth Spartans Hall of Fame Blyth Spartans AFC, July 2008.
  5. ^ Harriers Swoop for Keeper Bartlett Kidderminster Harriers F.C., 27 May 2008, retrieved 30 June 2009.
  6. ^ Torquay return to Football league after beating Cambridge United The Daily Telegraph, 17 May 2009, retrieved 30 June 2009.
  7. ^ a b Two More Added To Squad Hereford United F.C., 22 June 2009, retrieved 30 June 2009.
  8. ^ "Hereford United duo sign up for another year". BBC Sport. 29 March 2010. Retrieved 26 August 2010. 
  9. ^ "Bartlett, Featherstone and Lunt sign new Hereford deals". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 6 May 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011. 
  10. ^ "Bartlett joins the Heed revolution". Gateshead F.C. 8 June 2012. Retrieved 8 June 2012. 
  11. ^ "Luton Town 2–2 Gateshead". Gateshead F.C. 12 August 2012. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 

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