Edward James Upson
Date of birth
21 November 1989
Place of birth
Bury St Edmunds, England
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Ipswich Town 0
Stevenage Borough (loan) 1
Barnet (loan) 9
Yeovil Town 129
England U17 2
England U19 2
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:22, 9 March 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
Edward "Ed" James Upson (born 21 November 1989) is an [1 ] English footballer who plays for Millwall.
Club career [ edit ]
Ipswich Town [ edit ]
He scored the winning goal for Ipswich against
Southampton in the FA Youth Cup in 2005 when he was 15, and signed a professional contract at the age of 17. [1 ] In 2008 he was loaned to [1 ] Stevenage Borough, where he made one substitute appearance on 2 September against Kettering Town. He made his Ipswich debut as a substitute in a Football League Cup match at Shrewsbury Town on 11 August 2009. After being scouted on many occasions by Barnet manager Ian Hendon, Upson joined the Bees on loan from 12 March 2010 for one month, and made his debut coming on as a second half sub for [2 ] Albert Jarrett in the 1–1 home draw with Burton Albion. Upson was released by Ipswich at the end of the 2009–10 season. [3 ]
Yeovil Town [ edit ]
Yeovil Town on a two-year contract at the start of the 2010–11 season. He scored his first goal for Yeovil in the [4 ] FA Cup match with Hartlepool United in 2010. On 13 August 2011, he scored his first league goal from outside the area in a 3–1 win over Oldham Athletic, and went one better with a strike from 30 yards to seal a 1–0 win against Wycombe Wanderers on 13 September 2011, this goal was later nominated for Mitre Goal of the Year. He also scored twice in the FA Cup, with goals in the 3–0 win over Hereford United, and the 2–2 draw with Fleetwood Town.
On 6 May 2013, Upson scored an 85th minute goal in the
2013 Football League play-offs, to help Yeovil beat Sheffield United 2–1 on aggregate, to taking Yeovil to Wembley for the playoff final. A [5 ] play-off final which they won 2–1 earning promotion to the Football League Championship for the first time in the club's history. [6 ]
On 3 August 2013, Upson scored the winning goal as Yeovil won their first ever game in the
Championship, to secure a 1–0 victory at Millwall.
Millwall [ edit ]
On 31 January 2014, Upson signed for
Championship club, Millwall, for an undisclosed fee signing a two-and-a-half-year contract. [7 ]
International career [ edit ]
Upson came on as a substitute for the
England U19s game against Belarus in September 2007. [8 ]
Career statistics [ edit ]
As of 9 March 2014. [9 ]
The "Other" column constitutes appearances and goals (including those as a substitute) in the ^ Football League Trophy and Play-off matches.
Honours [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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