Andy Owens

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Andy Owens
Andy owens striker AFC Telford United 2014-06-15 18-05.jpg
Personal information
Full name Andrew James Owens[citation needed]
Date of birth (1989-10-15) 15 October 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
AFC Telford United
Number 15
Youth career
2005–2006 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Stoke City 0 (0)
2009 Stafford Rangers 7 (3)
2009–2010 Altrincham 3 (0)
2010 Rhyl 7 (1)
2010–2011 Accrington Stanley 3 (0)
2011–2012 Southport 39 (6)
2012–2013 Mansfield Town 2 (0)
2012–2013 Southport (loan) 22 (5)
2013– AFC Telford United 47 (7)
2014 Barrow (loan) ? (?)
2014- Stockport County (loan) ? (?)
National team
2012– England C 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:15, 23 August 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Andrew James Owens (born 15 October 1989) is an English footballer who plays as a Defender for AFC Telford United and England C.

Career[edit]

Born in Liverpool, Owens began his career with his home town club Liverpool but later moved to Stoke City. After being released by Stoke he spent time with Stafford Rangers and Altrincham, before joining Welsh Premier League side Rhyl. He made his debut in a 3–1 defeat to Bangor City.[1]

A former member of the Glenn Hoddle Academy,[2] Owens spent time on trial with Morecambe before joining Accrington Stanley in August 2010.[3] He made his debut for the club on 21 August 2010 in a Football League Two clash with Macclesfield Town which ended in a 3–0 home win at the Crown Ground, coming on as a second half substitute for Sean Hessey.[4]

It was announced by Accrington on 23 May that he would be released at the end of June 2011 when his current contract expired.[5] He went on to join Southport on 13 July 2011 and made his competitive club debut on 13 August 2011 on the first day of the 2011–12 season.[6]

In June 2012 he signed for Mansfield Town.[7]

In November 2012 Owens re-joined Southport on loan from Mansfield Town until January.

In June 2013 he joined AFC Telford United. He scored his first goal for Telford away to Brackley in a 1-1 draw.

On the 26th April 2014 he won promotion to the Conference Premier with Telford after they clinched the Conference North title on the final game of the season.

In November 2014 he joined Stockport County from AFC Telford on a month loan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangor's ex-Lillies sink arch-rivals Rhyl". welsh-premier.com. 7 February 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Accrington Stanley weigh up move for Hoddle Academy starlet". Lancashire Telegraph. 10 August 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "Barrow 5 Morecambe 0". Morecambe F.C. 20 July 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  4. ^ "Accrington Stanley 3–0 Macclesfield". BBC Sport. 21 August 2010. Archived from the original on 24 August 2010. Retrieved 24 August 2010. 
  5. ^ "Accrington Stanley release seven". Lancashire Telegraph. 23 May 2010. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Southport 2–2 Lincoln City". BBC Sport. 13 August 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Cox sigs defensive duo". Mansfield Town FC. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 27 June 2012. 

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