Anton Forrester

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Anton Forrester
Personal information
Full name Anton George Forrester[1]
Date of birth (1994-02-11) 11 February 1994 (age 20)
Place of birth Liverpool, England
Playing position Center forward
Club information
Current team
Blackburn Rovers
Youth career
2003–2012 Everton
2012 Blackburn Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Blackburn Rovers 0 (0)
2013–2014 Bury (loan) 28 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:32, 12 March 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Anton George Forrester (born 11 February 1994) is an English striker playing for Blackburn Rovers.[2]

Club career[edit]

A product of Everton U21, he joined Blackburn Rovers after a trial.[3] After impressing Michael Appleton, he signed Forrester who has a contract at Ewood Park till 2015.[4] He made his debut in the FA Cup match against Millwall. He came on as a 75th minute substitute for Joshua King.[5]

On 18 July 2013, Forrester joined Bury in League Two on loan until 1 January 2014.[6] His loan however was extended until July 2014.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 12 March 2014[8]
Club Division Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackburn Rovers Championship 2012–13 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Bury League Two 2013–14 28 6 1 0 2 1 31 7
Career totals 28 7 2 0 2 1 0 0 32 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anton Forrester profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
  2. ^ "England – A. Forrester – Profile with news, career statistics and history". Int.soccerway.com. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Blackburn to snap up Everton youngster Anton Forrester | Transfers". Tribal Football. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  4. ^ 15:57 GMT (2013-01-30). "Everton striker Anton Forrester joins Blackburn on free transfer". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ "Blackburn Rovers vs. Millwall". Int.soccerway.com. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  6. ^ "Blackburn striker Anton Forrester joins Bury in loan deal". BBC Sport. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2013. 
  7. ^ "Forrester extends Shakers stay". Eurosport. Retrieved 6 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Anton Forrester career stats at Soccerbase