Chris Hussey

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Chris Hussey
Personal information
Full name Christopher Ian Hussey
Date of birth (1989-01-02) 2 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Hammersmith, London, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Bury
Number 3
Youth career
2005–2006 Woking
2006–2007 AFC Wimbledon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 AFC Wimbledon 70 (3)
2007 Windsor & Eton (loan) 11 (0)
2009 Coventry City (loan) 4 (0)
2010–2013 Coventry City 54 (0)
2013 AFC Wimbledon 19 (0)
2013– Burton Albion 26 (1)
2014– Bury (loan) 11 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:04, 15 May 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Christopher Ian "Chris" Hussey (born 2 January 1989) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Bury.

Career[edit]

Hussey started his career at Woking's youth team before moving to AFC Wimbledon.He had a brief stint on loan to Windsor & Eton, where he made 11 league appearances.[1] After some impressive performances for AFC Wimbledon's under 19 and reserve teams, manager Terry Brown called Hussey up to the first team, initially to provide cover for injuries and later as first choice left-back. He made a total of 84 appearances in all competitions for "The Dons",[2] with his consistent good performances earning him the AFC Wimbledon Young Player of the Year Award for both the 2007–08 and the 2008–09 seasons.

On 16 October 2009, Hussey signed a loan deal with Championship side Coventry City until January 2010. Hussey made his Football League debut on 20 October 2009, for Coventry City, in a 2–0 defeat to Cardiff City, replacing Patrick van Aanholt as a substitute in the 68th minute.[3] On 1 January 2010 Hussey made the move permanent, signing until 2013[4] for an undisclosed fee, reported as £120,000.[5] His first, and only, goal for Coventry City was in a 4–0 win against York City in the Football League Trophy on 9 October 2012. He scored the fourth goal in the game in the ninetieth minute.

On 10 January 2013, Hussey returned to AFC Wimbledon on a free transfer following his release from Coventry.[6] Hussey was released by AFC Wimbledon in May 2013 after helping the club retain its football league status.[7] On 27 June 2013, Hussey joined League Two side Burton Albion.[8]

On 13 March 2014, Hussey joined League Two side Bury on loan for the remainder of the 2013–14 season, He was given the no. 11 shirt number for his time with the Shakers.[9]

Career statistics[edit]

Stats according to Soccerbase

As of 27 April 2013
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other[A] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
AFC Wimbledon 2007–08 Isthmian League Premier Division ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
2008–09 Conference South ? ? 1 0 0 0 ? ? ? 0
2009–10 Conference 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Windsor & Eton (loan) 2007–08 Southern League Division One South & West 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Coventry City (loan) 2009–10 Championship 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
AFC Wimbledon Total 70 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 71 3
Coventry City 2009–10 Championship 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
2010–11 Championship 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
2011–12 Championship 29 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 31 0
2012–13 League One 10 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 14 1
Coventry Total 54 0 1 0 4 0 2 1 61 1
AFC Wimbledon 2012–13 League Two 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0
AFC Wimbledon Total 89 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 90 3
Burton Albion 2013–14 League Two 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 3
Burton Albion Total 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 3
Career totals 161 4 2 0 5 2 2 1 169 7
A. ^ The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals (including substitutes) in the Football League Trophy.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Squad Stats". Windsor & Eton F.C. 8 March 2008. Archived from the original on 11 March 2008. 
  2. ^ "AFC Wimbledon Former Senior Squad: Chris Hussey". AFC Wimbledon. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "Cardiff 2–0 Coventry". BBC Sport. 20 October 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Wood and Hussey complete moves". Coventry City F.C. 1 January 2010. Retrieved 1 January 2010. 
  5. ^ "Profile details for Chris Hussey". Coventry City Football Club. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  6. ^ "Chris Hussey returns to AFC Wimbledon after Coventry exit". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Neal confirms released list". AFC Wimbledon. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Burton Albion sign AFC Wimbledon defender Chris Hussey". BBC Sport. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 
  9. ^ "Shakers snare Hussey". Bury FC. 13 March 2014. 

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