Charlie Lee

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other people named Charlie Lee, see Charlie Lee (disambiguation).
Charlie Lee
Lee (in white shirt) warming up before a game in 2014
Personal information
Full name Charlie Lee[1]
Date of birth (1987-01-05) 5 January 1987 (age 28)[1]
Place of birth Whitechapel, England
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[1]
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2003–2005 Tottenham Hotspur
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Tottenham Hotspur 0 (0)
2006–2007 Millwall (loan) 5 (0)
2007–2011 Peterborough United 153 (14)
2010 Gillingham (loan) 4 (1)
2011–2014 Gillingham 96 (10)
2014– Stevenage 43 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:17, 21 April 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Charlie Lee (born 5 January 1987) is an English footballer who can play either as a defender or as a holding midfield player and is currently playing for Stevenage.


Early career[edit]

Born in Whitechapel, Lee started his career with the Tottenham Hotspur youth system in 2003.[2] He captained the Tottenham reserve team several times. He appeared on the first team substitute bench for the first time in the UEFA Cup tie against Slavia Prague on 28 September 2006 and also appeared as an unused substitute against Sporting Braga, a match which Tottenham won 3–2. Lee was also an unused sub for a handful of top flight fixtures.

On 18 November, Lee played his first game for Millwall in their 2–2 draw with Doncaster Rovers, filling in for the injured Richard Shaw.

He was released from his contract by Tottenham on 19 May 2007.[3]

Peterborough United[edit]

Lee completed a move to Peterborough United on 23 May, signing a three-year contract.[4] He has played the majority of his games for them in centre midfield, scoring eight goals in the 2007–08 season and was named the club's player of the year.

In the 2008–09 season, Lee played the majority of the time anywhere along the back four. On 25 April, he scored the only goal in the 1–0 win against Colchester United which paired with the 1–0 defeat of Milton Keynes Dons by Walsall at the stadium:mk promoted the club to The Championship. He won the club's player of the year award for the second successive year.


He re-joined Gillingham, on a three-year contract, in July 2011.[5] He was released by the club at the end of the 2013–14 season.[6]



  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2009). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2009–10. Mainstream Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84596-474-0. 
  2. ^ "Career History". UpThePosh!. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ – Player Update
  4. ^ 23/manual_164907.html&TEAMHD=nationwide3 "POSH SNAP UP SPURS ACE LEE". Sporting Life. Retrieved 2007-05-24. 
  5. ^ "SEVEN UP AS GILLS SIGN CHARLIE LEE". Gillingham F.C. Retrieved 4 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "Gillingham FC announce retained list". Gillingham F.C. 15 May 2014. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

External links[edit]