Callum Wilson (English footballer)

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Callum Wilson
Personal information
Full name Callum Eddie Graham Wilson[1]
Date of birth (1992-02-27) 27 February 1992 (age 22)[1]
Place of birth Coventry, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
A.F.C. Bournemouth
Number TBA
Youth career
000?–2009 Coventry City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2014 Coventry City 55 (23)
2011 Kettering Town (loan) 17 (1)
2011 Tamworth (loan) 3 (1)
2014– A.F.C. Bournemouth 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:30, 4 July 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Callum Eddie Graham Wilson (born 27 February 1992) is an English professional footballer who plays for A.F.C. Bournemouth as a striker.

Career[edit]

Coventry City[edit]

Born in Coventry, West Midlands,[1] Wilson made his professional debut as a substitute on 12 August 2009 in a 1–0 League Cup defeat to Hartlepool United.[2] He signed a professional deal, which saw him stay at the club for a further season, on 16 March 2010. Wilson became the first Coventry City youth teamer to win the national award for apprentice of the month in March 2010.[citation needed]

Wilson made his league debut when he came on as a substitute against Queens Park Rangers in December 2010.

Wilson made his first appearance of the 2012/2013 season in a 1–0 loss against Carlisle United coming on as a sub for Carl Baker

The start of the 2013/2014 season saw Wilson establish himself as a solid fixture in the starting line-up. Forming a good understanding with strike partner Leon Clarke, after just 11 league games Wilson had notched up 10 goals, topping the League One scoring charts. He finished the season as League One's third-top scorer with 22 goals and also earned himself a place in the League One PFA Team Of The Year, All the more impressive as he had suffered injury for two months with a dislocated shoulder in early 2014. Wilson won League One Player of the month award for March, He also won his clubs Top Goalscorer award, Player's Player award voted for by his team mates and the Player of the season award voted for by Coventry City fans themselves.

Kettering Town[edit]

Later in the 2010–11 season, he was loaned out to Kettering Town to gain more experience where he played right midfield making 17 appearances scoring 1 goal with several assists.[3]

Tamworth[edit]

On 29 December 2011, he was loaned to Conference side Tamworth on a one-month loan.[4] He made his debut for the club in a 2–2 draw with Alfreton Town, where he played the full game.[5] He scored in just his second game for the club with a curling shot in a 2–1 defeat against Wrexham on 14 January. Wilson suffered a fractured foot after a fine display in just his third game for the lambs which saw his short loan spell end.[6]

A.F.C. Bournemouth[edit]

On 4 July 2014, Wilson signed for A.F.C. Bournemouth for an undisclosed fee, after spending three years at Coventry City F.C.

Career statistics[edit]

Stats according to [7]

As of 13 May 2014
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Coventry City 2009–10 Championship 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11 Championship 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011–12 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012–13 League One 11 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 1
2013–14 League One 37 21 2 1 1 0 1 0 41 22
Kettering Town (loan) 2010–11 Conference 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1
Tamworth (loan) 2011–12 Conference 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Coventry City Total 49 22 2 1 2 0 2 0 55 23
Career totals 69 24 2 1 2 0 2 0 75 25

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 440. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ "Coventry 0–1 Hartlepool". BBC Sport. 12 August 2009. Retrieved 13 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "C. Wilson". Soccerway. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  4. ^ "Tamworth sign Callum Wilson on loan from Coventry City". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Tamworth 2 – 2 Alfreton Town". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Tamworth 1 – 2 Wrexham". BBC Sport. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  7. ^ Callum Wilson career stats at Soccerbase

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