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 22)
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 108 (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 13:47, 5 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Jason John Lowe (born 2 September 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers. Lowe was raised in Leigh.

Lowe is primarily a midfielder but can also play at right back.[2] He made his senior debut on 8 January 2011 in the FA Cup and his Premier League debut on 15 January 2011. He captained England U-20 at the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup and made his U-21 debut on 10 October 2011.

Career[edit]

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]

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]

Club career statistics[edit]

As of 8 May 2014[22]
Club Season League Cup[23] Europe Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Blackburn Rovers 2010–11 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
2011–12 32 0 5 0 0 0 37 0
2012–13 36 0 6 0 0 0 42 0
2013–14 39 1 3 0 0 0 42 1
Total 108 1 15 0 0 0 123 1
Oldham Athletic (loan) 2010–11 7 2 0 0 0 0 7 2
Career Total 115 3 15 0 0 0 130 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 Posted: Fri 25 Oct 2013 Author: rovers.co.uk Rovers are pleased to announce that midfielder Jason Lowe has committed his future to the club. Read more at http://www.rovers.co.uk/news/article/jasons-new-deal-delight-1133293.aspx#j0imCBo8AfYqCT4R.99". Rovers. 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. ^ "Jason Lowe Career Stats". Soccerbase. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2010. 
  23. ^ Includes FA Cup, League Cup and FA Community Shield

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