Jack Whatmough

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Jack Whatmough
Jack Whatmough -Portsmouth Football club 2014-04-27 20-21.jpg
Whatmough warming up before a match for Portsmouth.
Personal information
Full name Jack David Vincent Whatmough[1]
Date of birth (1996-08-19) 19 August 1996 (age 18)[2]
Place of birth Gosport, England
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Portsmouth
Number 3
Youth career
Southampton
2009–2013 Portsmouth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Portsmouth 14 (0)
National team
2014– England U18 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 May 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 August 2014

Jack David Vincent Whatmough (born 19 August 1996) is an English footballer who plays for League Two side Portsmouth as a central defender.

Club career[edit]

Portsmouth[edit]

Whatmough was born in Gosport, and played for Southampton before preferring Portsmouth Academy in 2009, aged 13.[3] He signed a two-year scholarship deal with Pompey on 6 July 2012.[4]

On 14 August 2012, aged only 15, Whatmough appeared on the bench in a 0–3 away defeat against Plymouth Argyle.[5] He finished the season with 26 youth appearances, with the Academy being crowned champions.

On 19 August 2013, Whatmouth signed a three-year professional deal.[6] On 28 September he appeared again on the bench, in a 2–4 away defeat against York City.[7]

On 26 November, Whatmough made his professional debut, starting in a 1–2 home loss against Southend United.[8]

On 10 April 2014, Whatmough signed a contract extension with Pompey,[9] later revealing via Twitter that his link was extended until 2017.

International career[edit]

On 16 December, Whatmough was called up to train with England U18's.[10] He then made his debut international debut on 5 March of the following year, starting in a 1–2 loss against Croatia at St George's Park.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 16 August 2014.
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Portsmouth 2012–13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013–14 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
2014–15 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Subtotal 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Career total 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Retain List & Free Transfers". The Football League. Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "@Johnny Ertl's tweet". Twitter. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Defender’s one for the future". Portsmouth News. 20 August 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Eight Get Blues Apprenticeships". Portsmouth FC. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Plymouth 3–0 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 14 August 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jack Whatmough signs first Pompey deal". BBC Sport. 19 August 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "York 4–2 Portsmouth". BBC Sport. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  8. ^ "Portsmouth 1–2 Southend". BBC Sport. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Whatmough Extends Pompey Deal". Portsmouth FC. 10 April 2014. 
  10. ^ "England Call For Jack". Portsmouth FC. 16 December 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  11. ^ "Déjà-vu for England U18s as they slip to Croatia defeat". The FA. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 9 March 2014. 

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