Joe Edwards (footballer)

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Joe Edwards
Joe Edwards footballer May 2014.jpg
Edwards in May 2014
Personal information
Full name Joseph Robert Edwards[1]
Date of birth (1990-10-31) 31 October 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Gloucester, England
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Full-back, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Yeovil Town
Number 4
Youth career
Bristol City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2013 Bristol City 4 (0)
2010 Bath City (loan) 10 (0)
2011–2012 Stockport County (loan) 11 (0)
2012 Yeovil Town (loan) 4 (1)
2012 Yeovil Town (loan) 16 (1)
2013– Yeovil Town 99 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:15, 3 May 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Joseph Robert "Joe" Edwards (born 31 October 1990) is an English professional footballer who plays for Yeovil Town, as a full-back or midfielder. He is the current captain of Yeovil.

Early and personal life[edit]

Edwards' father is from the Manchester area, with his family originally from North Wales.[2] Edwards is a Manchester United fan.[2]

Career[edit]

Born in Gloucester, Edwards signed as a professional with Bristol City in 2009,[3] He made his senior debut for Bristol City during the 2010–11 season, having spent a loan spell at Bath City the previous season.[4] He moved on loan to Stockport County in September 2011,[5] before moving on loan to Yeovil Town in January 2012.[6] He re-signed on loan for Yeovil in September 2012.[7]

On 17 January 2013, Edwards joined Yeovil Town permanently for an undisclosed fee, signing an 18-month contract.[8]

In August 2014 he became Yeovil's new captain.[9] He left the club at the end of the 2014–15 season following their relegation.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 3 May 2015[4][11]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bristol City 2010–11[12] Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2011–12[13] Championship 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
2012–13[14] Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
Bath City (loan) 2010–11[11] Conference Premier 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Stockport County (loan) 2011–12[13] Conference Premier 11 0 0 0 0 0 2[a] 0 13 0
Yeovil Town 2011–12[13] League One 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
2012–13[14][b] League One 16 1 0 0 0 0 1[c] 0 17 1
19 1 0 0 0 0 3[d] 0 22 1
2013–14[15] Championship 46 1 2 0 2 0 50 1
2014–15[16] League One 34 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 39 0
Total 119 4 6 0 3 0 4 0 132 4
Career total 144 4 6 0 3 0 4 0 159 4
  1. ^ Appearances in FA Trophy
  2. ^ Edwards made 17 appearances on loan for the club before joining permanently on 17 January 2013
  3. ^ Appearance in Football League Trophy
  4. ^ Appearances in League One play-offs

Honours[edit]

Yeovil Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional retain list & free transfers 2012/13" (PDF). The Football League. 18 May 2013. p. 50. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 August 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Kevin Garside (2 January 2015). "Yeovil vs Manchester United: FA Cup tie is dream come true for Yeovil captain Joe Edwards, a self confessed Manchester United fan". The Independent. Retrieved 4 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Profile". Bristol City F.C. 
  4. ^ a b Joe Edwards career statistics at Soccerbase
  5. ^ "Stockport County sign Joe Edwards on loan from Bristol City". BBC Sport. 28 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Yeovil release captain Wotton and Watford loanee Massey". BBC Sport. 12 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Yeovil Town re-sign Bristol City's Joe Edwards on loan". BBC Sport. 21 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Joe Edwards back on a 18-month contract". Yeovil Town F.C. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 17 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Joe Edwards "delighted" to be made Yeovil Town captain". Western Gazette. 8 August 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  10. ^ "Yeovil Town: Paul Sturrock releases 11 players". BBC Sport. 8 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 
  11. ^ a b Joe Edwards profile at Soccerway. Retrieved 8 May 2014.
  12. ^ "Games played by Joe Edwards in 2010/2011". Soccerbase. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  13. ^ a b c "Games played by Joe Edwards in 2011/2012". Soccerbase. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  14. ^ a b "Games played by Joe Edwards in 2012/2013". Soccerbase. Retrieved 16 March 2014. 
  15. ^ "Games played by Joe Edwards in 2013/2014". Soccerbase. Retrieved 8 May 2014. 
  16. ^ "Games played by Joe Edwards in 2014/2015". Soccerbase. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  17. ^ "Brentford 1–2 Yeovil". BBC Sport. 19 May 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2015.