Craig Lynch

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Craig Lynch
Craig Lynch.jpg
Lynch playing for Sunderland
Personal information
Full name Craig Thomas Lynch[1]
Date of birth (1992-03-25) 25 March 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth Chester-le-Street, England[2]
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Striker / Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Free Agent
Youth career
1999–2010 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Sunderland 2 (0)
2012 Hartlepool United (loan) 6 (1)
2014 Rochdale 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:26, 8 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Craig Thomas Lynch (born 25 March 1992) is an English footballer who is a Free Agent following his release by Rochdale. He plays as a striker.

Career[edit]

Sunderland[edit]

Born in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, Lynch turned professional in 2010 after two seasons in Sunderland's academy.[3]

He was called up into the first team in April 2011, and made his professional debut on 30 April, coming on as a substitute in their 3–0 home loss to Fulham in the Premier League.[4]

In September 2012, he joined Football League One side Hartlepool United on a one-month loan deal.[4]

Rochdale[edit]

On 18 February 2014, Lynch joined Rochdale following his release from Sunderland.[5]

On 3 May 2014, Lynch made his only appearance for Rochdale coming on as substitute on the 56th minute in Rochdale's final game of the season away at Newport County which finished 2-1 to Newport County.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 04 June 2014.[7]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland 2010–11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Sunderland total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Hartlepool (loan) 2012–13 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Rochdale 2013-14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career total 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1837 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 537. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Reserve team squad: Craig Lynch". Sunderland A.F.C. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Sunderland 0 - 3 Fulham". BBC Sport. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Craig Lynch Joins Rochdale". Rochdale AFC. 18 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Newport County 2-1 Rochdale". BBC Sport. 3 May 2014. 
  7. ^ Craig Lynch career stats at Soccerbase

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