Lewis Dunk

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Lewis Dunk
Lewis Dunk.jpg
Dunk playing for Brighton & Hove Albion in 2011
Personal information
Full name Lewis Carl Dunk[1]
Date of birth (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Brighton, England
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Brighton & Hove Albion
Number 5
Youth career
000?–2010 Brighton & Hove Albion
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Brighton & Hove Albion 63 (4)
2013 Bristol City (loan) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21:16, 23 October 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Lewis Carl Dunk (born 21 November 1991) is an English footballer who plays for Brighton & Hove Albion as a defender.

Club career[edit]

Dunk was born in Brighton, East Sussex.[1] On 30 April 2010, Dunk signed a two-year professional contract with Brighton & Hove Albion following impressive performances captaining the club's youth-team.[2] The following day, Dunk made his first professional appearance starting in the 0–0 draw at Milton Keynes Dons.[3]

On 31 January 2011, Dunk signed a one year extension on his contract keeping him at the club until the summer of 2013.[4] Dunk made eight appearances in the 2010–11 season as Brighton gained promotion to the Championship.

With fellow defenders Tommy Elphick and Adam El-Abd sidelined by injury, Dunk started the 2011–12 season alongside captain Gordon Greer, playing in Brighton's first ever match at Falmer Stadium versus Doncaster Rovers. On 4 October 2013, Dunk joined Bristol City on a one-month loan deal.[5]

International career[edit]

Dunk received a call-up to the England under-21 squad in November 2011, ahead of their European Championship qualifiers against Iceland and Belgium.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 4 October 2014[7]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brighton & Hove Albion 2009–10 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2010–11 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
2011–12 31 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 36 0
2012–13 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 0
2013–14 6 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 11 0
2014–15 9 5 0 0 3 1 0 0 14 4
Bristol City (loan) 2013–14 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Career total 62 3 10 0 6 1 2 0 86 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Hugman, Barry J., ed. (2010). The PFA Footballers' Who's Who 2010–11. Mainstream Publishing. p. 129. ISBN 978-1-84596-601-0. 
  2. ^ "Seagulls award pro deals to hot prospects". The Argus. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  3. ^ "Dunk debut for Albion". The Argus. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "Brighton defender signs new deal". BBC Sport. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 31 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "City deal in Dunk". Bristol City Official Website. 4 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Squad named for Iceland and Belgium games". The Football Association. 2 November 2011. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  7. ^ Lewis Dunk career stats at Soccerbase Retrieved 4 October 2014.

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