Harry Maguire

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Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire playing for Sheffield United
Maguire playing for Sheffield United in 2011
Personal information
Full name Jacob Harry Maguire[1]
Date of birth (1993-03-05) 5 March 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Sheffield, England[2]
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Hull City
Number 12
Youth career
2004–2006 Barnsley
2006–2011 Sheffield United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2014 Sheffield United 134 (9)
2014– Hull City 0 (0)
National team
2012– England U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14:34, 29 July 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:05, 13 November 2012 (UTC)

Jacob Harry Maguire (born 5 March 1993), known as Harry Maguire, is an English professional footballer who plays for Hull City as a centre back. Born in Sheffield, he came through the junior ranks at Sheffield United before graduating to the first team.

Club career[edit]

Sheffield United[edit]

After coming through the youth ranks at Sheffield United, and with the side struggling against relegation, he was promoted to the first team squad, making his début after coming on as a half-time substitute and winning the man of the match award in a home game against Cardiff City in April 2011.[3] He made four further appearances that season but could not prevent the club from slipping into League One.

Having cemented his place in the first team Maguire scored his first goal for the Blades in a 2–0 win at Oldham Athletic on the opening day of the 2011–12 League One season.[4] Having been ever present from the start of the season Maguire was handed an extended deal in October to keep him at Bramall Lane until 2015.[5] He continued in great form as the Blades pushed from promotion from League One and was rewarded at the end of the season when he was named as both "Player of the Season" and "Young Player of the Season" by the club.[6] The BBC's Match of The Day magazine selected Maguire in its League One Team of The Year for 2011–12.[6]

Maguire went into the following season as first choice in the centre of defence and his good form continued as he scored a brace in a Football League Trophy tie in a 4–1 victory over Notts County at Meadow Lane on 17 October 2012.[7] By the end of February 2013 Maguire had made his 100th start for the Blades in a 0–0 draw against Leyton Orient at Bramall Lane at the age of just 19.[8]

On 21 June 2014 it was revealed that United had offered Maguire an improved contract amid interest from Hull City and Wolverhampton Wanderers in signing Maguire with United already rejecting a £1 Million and an improved £1.5 Million bid from Wolves.[9]

Hull City[edit]

On 29 July 2014, Maguire joined Hull City in a deal worth £2.5 million, signing a three-year contract.[10]

International career[edit]

Maguire was called up to the England national under-21 team for the first time in November 2012 for a friendly against Northern Ireland.[11] Danny Wilson stated "He has got a fantastic maturity for his age, he takes everything in his stride and nothing fazes him. I don't expect this call-up to either because he is such a level headed character."[12] Maguire duly made his England Under-21 debut as a substitute in the 60th minute, coming on for Liverpool's Andre Wisdom in a 2–0 against Northern Ireland Under-21s at Bloomfield Road.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 24 September 2014.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sheffield United 2010–11[14] Championship 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
2011–12[15] League One 44 1 4 0 2 0 6[a] 0 56 1
2012–13[16] League One 44 3 4 0 1 0 4[b] 2 53 5
2013–14[17] League One 41 5 8 1 1 0 2[c] 0 52 6
Total 134 9 16 1 4 0 12 2 166 12
Hull City 2014–15[18] Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1[d] 0 2 0
Career total 134 9 16 1 5 0 1 0 12 2 168 12
  1. ^ Three appearances in Football League Trophy, three in League One play-offs
  2. ^ Two appearances and two goals in Football League Trophy, two appearances in League One play-offs
  3. ^ Appearances in Football League Trophy
  4. ^ Appearance in UEFA Europa League

Honours[edit]

Sheffield United

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 44. Retrieved 23 June 2013. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 526. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Sheffield Utd vs Cardiff City". Sheffield United F.C. 12 April 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Blades too sharp for Latics". Sky Sports. 6 August 2011. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Long-term deal for Harry". Sheffield United F.C. 19 October 2011. Retrieved 19 October 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Evans named in League One team". The Football League. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  7. ^ "Blades hammer Magpies in JPT". Sky Sports. 17 October 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Milestone for Blades teenager". Sky Sports News. 28 February 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Sheffield United: Blades made fresh offer to defender". Sheffield Star. 21 June 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "Tigers Complete Maguire And Robertson Deals". http://www.hullcitytigers.com/. Hull City AFC. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  11. ^ "Duo called up to under-21s". The Football Association. 11 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  12. ^ "Recognition deserved". Sheffield United F.C. 12 November 2012. Retrieved 12 November 2012. 
  13. ^ "Harry makes England bow". Sheffield United F.C. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  14. ^ "Games played by Harry Maguire in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "Games played by Harry Maguire in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  16. ^ "Games played by Harry Maguire in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  17. ^ "Games played by Harry Maguire in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 6 June 2014. 
  18. ^ "Games played by Harry Maguire in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 29 July 2014. 
  19. ^ "Awards double for Harry". Sheffield United F.C. 29 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  20. ^ "Blades' Maguire in PFA team". Sheffield United F.C. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  21. ^ "Maguire scoops League award". Sheffield United F.C. 16 September 2011. Retrieved 29 April 2012. 
  22. ^ a b "Harry's a star at End of Season awards". Sheffield United F.C. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 30 April 2012. 
  23. ^ "Awards double for Harry". Sheffield United F.C. 29 April 2013. Retrieved 30 April 2014. 
  24. ^ "Clean sweep for Harry". Sheffield United F.C. 6 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  25. ^ "The Star Football Awards winners 2014". Sheffield Star. 29 April 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 

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