Andrai Jones

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Andrai Jones
Personal information
Full name Andrai Ricardo Jones[1]
Date of birth (1992-01-01) 1 January 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Gateshead
Number 2
Youth career
Everton
Preston North End
000?–2010 Bury
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Bury 19 (0)
2010 Altrincham (loan) 1 (0)
2013–2014 Barnsley 2 (0)
2013 Tranmere Rovers (loan) 2 (0)
2014 Alfreton Town (loan) 10 (0)
2014– Gateshead 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:49, 16 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Andrai Ricardo Jones (born 1 January 1992 in Liverpool) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Conference Premier side Gateshead.

Career[edit]

Jones began his career playing for youth side Kingsley United Football Club in Toxteth, Liverpool. Having previously been part of the youth system at Everton and Preston North End, he joined Bury's youth set-up. He joined the first team squad for the 2010/11 season. In September 2010 he went on loan at Altrincham for a month[2] where he played one game for the club on 28 September in a 3–3 draw against Kettering.[3]

He made his Football League debut as a 93rd minute substitute in a match with Northampton Town on 9 April 2011.[4] In May 2011 he was offered a new contract by the club.[5] He signed a new 12-month contract with Bury in June 2011.[6] On 31 January 2013, Jones completed a free transfer to Barnsley signing an 18-month contract with the Championship side. He made his debut as a substitute on 16 April 2013, replacing Bobby Hassell, in a 1–1 draw against Derby County. In August 2013, he joined League One side Tranmere Rovers on a month-long loan. He made his debut for the club as a first half substitute in a 2–1 away defeat at Crewe Alexandra on 17 August. He was released by Barnsley at the end of the 2013/14 season and signed a contract with Gateshead on 30 June 2014.[7] His Gateshead debut came on 12 August 2014 against Wrexham.[8]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 16 September 2014.[9]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bury 2010–11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Altrincham (loan) 2010–11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Bury 2011–12 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 0
2012–13 10 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 0
Barnsley 2012–13 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2013–14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tranmere Rovers (loan) 2013–14 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Alfreton Town (loan) 2013–14 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Gateshead 2014–15 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Career total 42 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 45 0

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain lists & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. May 2013. p. 3. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Altrincham sign Bury defender Andrai Jones on loan". BBC Sport. 28 September 2010. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Kettering 3–3 Altrincham". BBC Sport. 28 September 2010. Retrieved 11 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Northampton 2–4 Bury". BBC Sport. 9 April 2011. Archived from the original on 15 April 2011. Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Bury offer new contracts to seven". BBC Sport. 10 May 2011. Retrieved 28 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Contract Update". Bury FC. 21 June 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Second Summer Signing Confirmed". Gateshead FC. 30 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  8. ^ "Wrexham v Gateshead". BBC Sport. 12 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Andrai Jones career stats at Soccerbase