Jason Lowe

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Jason Lowe
Personal information
Full name Jason John Lowe[1]
Date of birth (1991-09-02) 2 September 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder / Right back
Club information
Current team
Blackburn Rovers
Number 6
Youth career
2003–2010 Blackburn Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Blackburn Rovers 120 (1)
2011 Oldham Athletic (loan) 7 (2)
National team
2011 England U20 5 (0)
2011–2013 England U21 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:20, 5 March 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Jason John Lowe (born 2 September 1991) is an English professional footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers. He has played much of his career as a midfielder, but he has also been used as a right back.[2]

Raised in Leigh, Lowe has spent most his career at Blackburn Rovers, making his debut in 2011, and cementing his place in the first team in the same year.

Lowe made his international debut for the England Under-20 team, in 2011, and represented his country as captain at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as making his U-21 debut on 10 October 2011.

Early career[edit]

Lowe joined the Academy of Blackburn Rovers when he was 12 and had progressed to the Reserves when he signed his first professional contract with Blackburn on 4 September 2009.[3] On 8 January 2011, Lowe made his senior debut for Blackburn in the 1–0 win over QPR in the FA Cup.[4] On 15 January 2011, he made his Premier League debut, as a 24th minute substitute for the injured David Dunn, in the 2–0 loss to Chelsea.[5] He was set to join Aberdeen on loan in January 2011 before the deal fell through due to injuries in the Blackburn first team.[6]

Club career[edit]

Oldham Athletic[edit]

On 24 March 2011, Lowe was signed by Oldham Athletic on loan until the end of the season.[7] Lowe made his debut for Oldham against Tranmere Rovers on 28 March 2011.[8] Lowe scored his first goal for the club with a penalty in the 2–0 win against Notts County on 3 April 2011.[9] On 25 April 2011, Lowe scored late on to help Oldham secure a 1–1 draw with Walsall.[10] Lowe finished his loan spell having played seven games and scoring two goals.

Blackburn Rovers[edit]

Lowe's first appearance for Blackburn after returning from his loan came in the League Cup second round win against Sheffield Wednesday on 24 August 2011.[11] He then made his first league appearance of the season, as a substitute for Ruben Rochina, against Fulham on 11 September 2011.[12] His first ever league start in a Blackburn shirt came a week later on 17 September 2011 against Arsenal.[13] On 27 October 2011, it was reported that Lowe has signed a five-year contract with Blackburn.[2] In 2012 he signed a contract extension keeping him at Ewood park till 2017.[14]He scored his first league goal for the club in a 1-0 win against Middlesbrough.[15]

International career[edit]

Lowe was called into a training camp for England U-19 after impressing for Blackburn in the Academy and reserves and was on stand-by for the U-19 which travelled to Ukraine for the European Under-19 Football Championship Elite Qualifying Round.[16] Lowe was selected for England U-19 for the European Under-19 Football Championship Finals in July 2010,[17] but he eventually missed out due to injury.[18]

Lowe made his debut for England U-20 in a friendly against France on 9 February 2011.[18][19][20] It was his only cap before he captained England U-20 at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia in the summer of 2011, where they were knocked out in the last 16.[18]

On 10 October 2011, Lowe made his debut for England U-21 in a 2–1 win against Norway U-21 in a Euro 2013 qualifier.[21]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 10 February 2015.
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackburn Rovers 2010–11[22] Premier League 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
2011–12[23] Premier League 32 0 1 0 4 0 37 0
2012–13[24] Championship 36 0 5 0 1 0 42 0
2013–14[25] Championship 39 1 2 0 1 0 42 1
2014–15[26] Championship 12 0 1 0 1 0 14 0
Total 120 1 10 0 7 0 137 1
Oldham Athletic (loan) 2010–11[22] League One 7 2 7 2
Career total 127 3 10 0 7 0 144 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 5. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Jason Lowe agrees five-year Blackburn Rovers deal". BBC Sport. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Duo pen pro deals". Blackburn Rovers. 4 September 2009. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Blackburn 1–0 QPR". Blackburn Rovers. 8 January 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Sam Bisby (15 January 2011). "Chelsea 2–0 Blackburn Rovers". Goal.com. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  6. ^ Liam McLeod (31 January 2011). "Blackburn injuries halt Jason Lowe's move to Aberdeen". BBC Sport. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Lowe down on Latics' New Boy". Oldham Athletic. 24 March 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2011. 
  8. ^ "TEAM NEWS". Oldham Athletic. 28 March 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  9. ^ "SECOND-HALF REPORT". Oldham Athletic. 3 April 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  10. ^ "Oldham 1–1 Walsall". BBC Sport. 25 April 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  11. ^ "Blackburn vs Sheffield Wed". Blackburn Rovers. 24 August 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  12. ^ "Fulham vs Blackburn". Blackburn Rovers. 11 September 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  13. ^ "Blackburn vs Arsenal". Blackburn Rovers. 17 September 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  14. ^ "Jason’s new deal delight". Rovers. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  15. ^ "An unbelievable feeling". Rovers.co.uk. Retrieved 5 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Jason Lowe". The FA. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  17. ^ Nicholas Veevers (29 June 2010). "Lions prepare for Euro challenge". The FA. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  18. ^ a b c Nicholas Veevers (12 August 2011). "Lowe's World Cup reflections". The FA. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  19. ^ Matt Phillips (9 February 2011). "VIDEO: U20s sunk in Shrewsbury". The FA. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  20. ^ "Jason Lowe profile". Blackburn Rovers FC. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  21. ^ "Norway U21 1–2 England U21". BBC Sport. 10 October 2011. Retrieved 28 October 2011. 
  22. ^ a b "Games played by Jason Lowe in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  23. ^ "Games played by Jason Lowe in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  24. ^ "Games played by Jason Lowe in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "Games played by Jason Lowe in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  26. ^ "Games played by Jason Lowe in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 

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