Adam Reach

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Adam Reach
Personal information
Full name Adam Michael Reach[1]
Date of birth (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Left back, Left Wing
Club information
Current team
Middlesbrough
Number 28
Youth career
2009–2010 Middlesbrough
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Middlesbrough 21 (3)
2011 Darlington (loan) 5 (1)
2013–14 Shrewsbury Town (loan) 22 (3)
2014 Bradford City (loan) 17 (2)
National team
2011 England U19 4 (0)
2013 England U20 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:08, 25 May 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13:08, 25 May 2014 (UTC)

Adam Michael Reach (born 3 February 1993) is an English footballer who plays for Middlesbrough. He plays on the left flank, primarily as a winger. He also can play as a full back.

Career[edit]

On 7 May 2011, Reach scored his first goal for Middlesbrough on his debut, coming on as a substitute in the 53rd minute and scoring Middlesbrough's third goal in injury-time in a 3–0 win over Doncaster Rovers.[2] On 17 May, Reach and six other youngsters signed their first professional contracts with Middlesbrough, Reach's until the summer of 2014.[3] On 24 November, Reach joined Conference club Darlington on a month's emergency loan.[4] Reach scored a stunning 25 yard screamer against Burnley on 21 August 2012 on his full Middlesbrough home debut, with Middlesbrough going on to win the game 3–2.[5]

Reach joined League One side Shrewsbury Town on a one-month loan on 16 August 2013.[6] He scored on his debut a day later, helping Shrewsbury secure a 2–0 win against Swindon Town.[7] His loan was later extended until 1st January 2014,[8] when he returned to his parent club to be assessed by new head coach Aitor Karanka.[9]

On 23 January 2014, Reach joined Bradford City on loan until 22 February 2014.[10] He made his debut five days later, playing the full 90 minutes in a 0–0 draw at home to Preston North End.[11] On 23 February 2014, Reach extended his loan spell at Bradford City by a further month, meaning his stay is now until 23 March 2014.[12] On 1 March, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3–2 defeat against Stevenage.[13] On 24 March 2014, Reach extended his loan with the Bantams for another month, meaning his stay is now until 21 April 2014.[14]

International career[edit]

On 28 May 2013, he was named in manager Peter Taylor's 21-man squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup.[15] He scored on his debut on 16 June, in a 3–0 win in a warm-up game against Uruguay.[16]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 3 May 2014.[17]
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Middlesbrough 2010–11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2011–12 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Darlington (loan) 2011–12 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Total 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Middlesbrough 2012–13 16 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 20 2
2013–14 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Total 20 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 26 3
Shrewsbury Town (loan) 2013–14 22 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 24 3
Total 22 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 24 3
Bradford City (loan) 2013–14 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 3
Total 18 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 3
Career Total 65 10 4 0 3 0 1 0 73 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 20. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–0 Doncaster". BBC Sport. 7 May 2011. Retrieved 12 May 2011. 
  3. ^ Paylor, Eric (17 May 2011). "Seven Boro superkids sign first pro contracts". Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough). Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Darlington sign Adam Reach, while Adam Quinn goes on loan". BBC Sport. 24 November 2011. Retrieved 28 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Middlesbrough 3–2 Burnley" BBC Sport. 21 August 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2012.
  6. ^ "Adam Reach: Middlesbrough winger joins Shrewsbury on loan". BBC Sport. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Shrewsbury 2–0 Swindon" BBC Sport. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Middlesbrough's Adam Reach extends Shrewsbury Town Loan". BBC Sport. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  9. ^ "Boro winger Adam Reach and keeper Connor Ripley return from loan spells". GazetteLive. 3 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  10. ^ http://www.bradfordcityfc.co.uk/news/article/reach-arrives-at-city-1310364.aspx
  11. ^ "Bradford City 0–0 Preston North End" BBC Sport. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 28 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Reach loan deal extended". Bradford City AFC. 22 February 2014. 
  13. ^ "Bradford 2–3 Stevenage" BBC Sport. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  14. ^ "Reach stays on". Bradford City AFC. 24 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Final squad named" TheFA.com. 28 May 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  16. ^ "Training win for Three Lions" TheFA.com. 16 June 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2013.
  17. ^ Adam Reach career stats at Soccerbase

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