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 17)[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 12 (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 5 March 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 3 May 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Subtotal 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0
Career total 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 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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