Anthony Edgar

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Anthony Edgar
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Personal information
Full name Anthony James Edgar[1]
Date of birth (1990-09-30) 30 September 1990 (age 23)
Place of birth Newham, London, England
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Playing position Winger
Youth career
2006–2009 West Ham United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 West Ham United 0 (0)
2009 Bournemouth (loan) 3 (0)
2011–2012 Yeovil Town 10 (1)
2012–2013 Barnet 11 (1)
2013–2014 Dagenham & Redbridge 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:28, 27 January 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Anthony James Edgar (born 30 September 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger.

Career[edit]

West Ham United[edit]

Edgar is a product of West Ham's youth team and scored his first career goal for West Ham United on 14 July 2010 in a pre-season friendly against Peterborough United.[2] Replacing Junior Stanislas as an 88th minute substitute, Edgar made his first-team debut for West Ham on 3 January 2010 in their 2–1 home defeat to Arsenal in the FA Cup third round.[3]

Bournemouth loan[edit]

Edgar signed for Bournemouth on 1 October 2009 on a one month loan from West Ham.[4] He made his professional, Bournemouth and Football League debut on 3 October 2009 in a 0–0 away draw against Port Vale.[5] Although Bournemouth wanted to extend his loan for a second month the Football League blocked their request and Edgar returned to West Ham at the end of October after only four appearances.[6]

Yeovil Town[edit]

Edgar was released by West Ham in June 2011.[7] In July 2011 he signed for Yeovil Town on a two-year contract.[8][9] Edgar made his debut against Exeter City in a the 2–0 loss,[10] and scored his first goal against Preston North End in the 4–3 loss.[11] He was released at the end of the 2011–12 season.

Barnet[edit]

After a successful trial, Edgar signed for Barnet in July 2012. He made his debut against Birmingham City on 14 August in the Football League Cup, playing the full 90 minutes.[12] His first goal for the Bees came in a 4–0 win over Northampton Town on 19 October.[13] His contract at Barnet was terminated by mutual consent on 12 April 2013,[14] having not played for the club since November.

Dagenham & Redbridge[edit]

On 14 November 2013, Edgar signed for Dagenham & Redbridge on non-contract terms.[15] After making seven appearances for Dagenham, all as a substitute, Edgar was released in January 2014.[16]

Personal life[edit]

He is a cousin of Jermain Defoe,[17] and his brother, Ryan is a Dominica international who plays non-League football.

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 8 January 2014.
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
West Ham United 2009–10[18] Premier League 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11[19] Premier League 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
Bournemouth (loan) 2009–10[18] League Two 3 0 0 0 0 0 1[a] 0 4 0
Yeovil Town 2011–12[20] League One 10 1 0 0 1 0 1[a] 0 12 1
Barnet 2012–13[21] League Two 11 1 0 0 1 0 1[a] 0 13 1
Dagenham & Redbridge 2013–14[22] League Two 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
Career total 31 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 38 2
  1. ^ a b c Appearance(s) in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anthony Edgar www.findmypast.com
  2. ^ "Winning start for Grant | News | Latest News | News | West Ham United". Whufc.com. Archived from the original on 17 July 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "West Ham United 1–2 Arsenal FT". Whufc.com. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Cherries bolstered by Edgar loan". BBC Sport. 1 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "Port Vale 0–0 Bournemouth". BBC News. 3 October 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  6. ^ "Cherries: Edgar loan extension is blocked, leaving Howe short of options". Bournemouthecho.co.uk. 28 October 2009. Retrieved 15 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "Players released from 2010/11 Premier League clubs". The Guardian. 16 June 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Anthony Edgar earns permanent Yeovil Town contract". BBC Sport. 15 July 2011. 
  9. ^ "Yeovil Town Confirm Signing No. 5". Ciderspace. 15 July 2011. 
  10. ^ "Match Report:Exeter City 2 – 0 Yeovil Town". YTFC Official Website. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "Match Report:Preston North End 4 – 3 Yeovil Town". YTFC Official Website. 9 September 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2012. 
  12. ^ "Birmingham 5 – 1 Barnet". Bbc.co.uk. 14 August 2012. 
  13. ^ "Barnet 4 – 0 Northampton". Bbc.co.uk. 
  14. ^ "Barnet: Anthony Edgar leaves club by mutual consent". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  15. ^ "Daggers Add To Squad". www.daggers.co.uk. 14 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Antony Edgar: Dagenham & Redbridge release winger". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  17. ^ "Edgar bound for Bournemouth". www.whufc.com. 1 October 2009. Archived from the original on 4 October 2009. Retrieved 2 October 2009. 
  18. ^ a b "Games played by Anthony Edgar in 2009/2010". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  19. ^ "Games played by Anthony Edgar in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  20. ^ "Games played by Anthony Edgar in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  21. ^ "Games played by Anthony Edgar in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  22. ^ "Games played by Anthony Edgar in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

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