Jordon Ibe

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Jordon Ibe
Jordon Ibe.jpg
Ibe with Liverpool in 2012
Personal information
Full name Jordon Ashley Femi Ibe[1]
Date of birth (1995-12-08) 8 December 1995 (age 18)
Place of birth Bermondsey, South London, England
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[2]
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Derby County
(on loan from Liverpool)
Number 44
Youth career
2003–2007 Charlton Athletic
2007–2011 Wycombe Wanderers
2012– Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2012 Wycombe Wanderers 7 (1)
2012– Liverpool 2 (0)
2014 Birmingham City (loan) 11 (1)
2014– Derby County (loan) 8 (2)
National team
2012–2013 England U18 2 (0)
2013–2014 England U19 6 (4)
2014– England U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:18, 22 October 2014 (UTC).

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 08:18, 19 October 2014 (UTC)

Jordon Ashley Femi Ibe (born 8 December 1995)[3] is an English professional footballer who plays for Derby County on loan from Liverpool as a winger. He previously played for Wycombe Wanderers, spent time on loan at Birmingham City, and has represented England from under-18 to under-20 level.

Career[edit]

Born in Bermondsey, South London, Ibe signed for the Wycombe Wanderers youth team in 2007 at the age of 12, following his release from the Charlton Athletic youth team.[4][5]

Wycombe Wanderers[edit]

Ibe came up through the youth system at Wycombe, and made his first team debut on 9 August 2011 in the League Cup victory against Colchester United at Adams Park, coming on as an extra-time substitute aged 15 years and 244 days.[6] On 15 October he came on in the 90th minute of the victory against Hartlepool United and became Wycombe's youngest-ever Football League player.[7] He made his first senior start against Sheffield Wednesday on 29 October and scored in the 2–1 loss, becoming the youngest Wycombe goalscorer in the Football League.[8] In all, Ibe made 11 appearances, scoring once for Wanderers.[9]

Liverpool[edit]

On 12 December 2011, it was reported that Ibe had signed a pre-contract with Premier League club Liverpool.[10] On 20 December, Liverpool agreed to sign Ibe, aged 16,[11] for an undisclosed fee.[12] He initially joined up with the club's under-18 squad.[13]

2012–13[edit]

On 16 March 2013, Ibe was called up to the bench for the Premier League game at Southampton.[14] Three days later, Ibe impressed in his Premier League debut for Liverpool in the final game of the season, starting the match and assisting Philippe Coutinho for the only goal of the match against Queens Park Rangers. He was, however, substituted in the 63rd minute for Fabio Borini after putting on a positive display.[15][16]

2013–14[edit]

For the 2013–14 season, it was announced that Ibe would wear the number 33 shirt, vacated by Jonjo Shelvey after his transfer to Swansea City.[17] He made his first start of the season on 27 August, playing 120 minutes as Liverpool beat Notts County 4–2 after extra-time in the League Cup second round.[18] On 8 February 2014 he made his second Premier League appearance for Liverpool, as a 76th minute substitute, in a 5–1 home win over Arsenal.[19]

On 21 February 2014 he was loaned to Championship side Birmingham City until the end of the season.[20] He made 11 appearances, scored the opening goal from 20 yards (18 m) in a 3–2 win at Millwall,[21] and was involved in Paul Caddis's stoppage-time goal that saved Birmingham from relegation to League One.[22]

2014–15[edit]

On 29 August 2014, Ibe joined Derby County on a season-long loan.[23]

International career[edit]

On 24 October 2012, Ibe made his national team debut at under-18 level, playing 69 minutes in a 2–0 win against Italy.[24] On 5 September 2013, Ibe made his debut for England under-19 in a 6–1 win against Estonia.[25] On 24 May 2014, Ibe scored a hat-trick in a 6–0 win against Montenegro during 2014 UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite qualification.[26][27] At the beginning of the 2013–14 season. Ibe made his first appearance for the England U20 side, playing 90 minutes in a 6–0 win against Romania.[28]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 22 October 2014[29][30]
Club statistics
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wycombe Wanderers 2011–12 League One 7 1 1 0 2 0 1[a] 0 11 1
Liverpool 2012–13 Premier League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013–14 Premier League 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
Birmingham City (loan) 2013–14 Championship 11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 1
Derby County (loan) 2014–15 Championship 8 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 2
Career total 28 4 1 0 4 0 1 0 34 4
  1. ^ Appearance in Football League Trophy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Players under Written Contract Registered Between 01/07/2012 and 31/07/2012" (PDF). The Football Association. p. 44. Retrieved 24 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Player profile: Jordon Ibe". Premier League. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Jordon Ibe Profile". skysports.com (Sky Sports). Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Brendan Rodgers wants Jordon Ibe to put pen to paper on a new deal at Liverpool". mirror.co.uk. Daily Mirror. 3 November 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "The story behind Ibe the latest youngster to impress on the Liverpool wing". dailymail.co.uk (London: Daily Mail). 20 May 2013. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  6. ^ Burns, Greg (11 August 2011). "Waddock backs 'level-headed' Ibe after breaking record". Buckinghamshire Advertiser. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "Ibe has bright future – Waddock". Yahoo! Europsport. 17 October 2011. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  8. ^ "Jordon Ibe, 15, set for highest level, says Wycombe boss". BBC Sport. 31 October 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Games played by Jordan Ibe in 2011/2012". soccerbase.com. Soccerbase. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Jordan Ibe to join Liverpool". nesn.com. 12 December 2011. 
  11. ^ "Liverpool land Ibe deal". skysports.com (Sky Sports). 20 December 2011. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  12. ^ "Liverpool sign Jordon Ibe from Wycombe Wanderers". BBC Sport. 20 December 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2011. 
  13. ^ "Jordan Ibe Profile". liverpoolfc.com. Liverpool. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  14. ^ Carroll, James (16 March 2013). "Skrtel starts – follow live". Liverpool F.C. Retrieved 16 March 2013. 
  15. ^ "Liverpool 1 QPR 0: Coutinho grabs only goal to send retiring Carragher out on a high". Daily Mail. 19 March 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  16. ^ "Liverpool give Jamie Carragher perfect ending with win over QPR". Guardian. 19 March 2013. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  17. ^ "LFC confirms Premier League squad numbers". LiverpoolFC.com (Liverpool Football Club). 16 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  18. ^ "Liverpool 4–2 Notts County". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 27 August 2013. Retrieved 27 August 2013. 
  19. ^ "Liverpool 5–1 Arsenal". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 8 February 2014. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  20. ^ "Birmingham City sign Liverpool winger on loan". BBC Sport. Retrieved 21 February 2014. 
  21. ^ "Sky Bet Championship: Birmingham hold on to beat Millwall 3–2". skysports.com (BSkyB). 27 March 2014. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  22. ^ Hart, Simon (3 May 2014). "Bolton 2 Birmingham 2 match report: Paul Caddis gets Birmingham out of jail". The Independent. Retrieved 7 May 2014. 
  23. ^ "Jordon Ibe: Liverpool winger joins Derby County". BBC Sport. 29 August 2014. Retrieved 29 August 2014. 
  24. ^ Veevers, Nicholas (24 October 2012). "LIONS VICTORIOUS IN MANSFIELD". The Football Association. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  25. ^ "Six appeal for U19s". FA. FA.com. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  26. ^ "Under-19 2014 England 6–0 Montenegro" UEFA. 24 May 2014. Retrieved 24 May 2014.
  27. ^ "Under-19 2014 England v Montengro". UEFA. UEFA.com. Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  28. ^ http://www.thefa.com/news/england/development/2014/sep/england-v-romania-u20-match-report-050914
  29. ^ "Jordon Ibe". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  30. ^ "Jordan Ibe Stats". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 

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