Lewis Young

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Lewis Young
Personal information
Full name Lewis Jack Young
Date of birth (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth Stevenage, England
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Crawley Town
Number 14
Youth career
2006–2008 Watford
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2010 Watford 1 (0)
2010 Hereford United (loan) 6 (0)
2010–2011 Burton Albion 19 (0)
2011 Forest Green Rovers (loan) 1 (0)
2011–2012 Northampton Town 30 (0)
2012–2013 Yeovil Town 15 (0)
2013–2014 Aldershot Town 15 (0)
2014 Bury 4 (0)
2014– Crawley Town 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:31, 14 September 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Lewis Jack Young (born 27 September 1989) is English professional footballer who plays for Crawley Town . He can play either as a striker or on the right wing.

Playing career[edit]

For the 2008–09 season Young was given the number 32 shirt for Watford and for the 2009–10 season, number 21. He made his debut as a substitute in Watford's 1–0 victory over Bristol Rovers in the League Cup on 12 August 2008.[1]

He made his league debut against Bristol City on Boxing Day 2008.

Young joined League Two side Burton Albion on 22 July 2010 following an extended trial period.[2] He made his debut for the Brewers in a League Two match against Oxford United on 7 August 2010.

In March 2011, Young joined Forest Green Rovers on a short term loan deal.[3][4] He played just once for Forest Green before being recalled by Burton because of an injury crisis.[5]

Young was released from the Brewers in May 2011.[6]

Young joined Northampton Town on a 12-month contract on 7 July 2011 after a successful trial.[7] In May 2012, Young was released from Northampton after being told his contract would not be renewed.[8]

On 2 July 2012, Young signed for Football League One side Yeovil Town on a one year contract, linking up with former manager Gary Johnson.[9] A season hampered by injury saw Young make 17 appearances although only two of them starts and was an unused substitute as Yeovil won the 2013 League One play-off Final and secured promotion to the Football League Championship. On 31 August 2013, Young was released by Yeovil after the expiry of his short term contract, in total he made 17 appearances in his twelve months with the Glovers.[10]

On 20 September 2013, Young joined Football Conference side Aldershot Town on a six-month contract.[11]

On 28 February 2014, Young joined Bury until the end of the 2013–14 season after a successful trial period.[12]

Young joined Crawley Town on 14 July 2014 becoming Crawley Town's 11th summer signing.[13]

Honours[edit]

Yeovil Town

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Watford 1–0 Bristol Rovers". BBC Sport. 2008-08-12. Retrieved 2008-08-12. 
  2. ^ "First Team: Lewis Young". Burton Albion FC. Retrieved 2010-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Young joins Forest Green on loan". Burton Albion FC. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  4. ^ "Rovers clinch Young services". Blue Square Bet Football. Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
  5. ^ "Lewis Young leaves Forest Green Rovers". forestgreenroversfc.com. Retrieved 2011-04-07. 
  6. ^ "Young released". burtonalbionfc.co.uk. 2011-09-05. Retrieved 2011-09-05. 
  7. ^ "Northampton Town sign Young, McCoy and Hall". BBC Sport. 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2012-03-04. 
  8. ^ Northampton release two more players Eurosport, 25 April 2012. Retrieved on 14 May 2012.
  9. ^ "Yeovil Town sign Lewis Young and Nathan Ralph". BBC Sport. 2 July 2012. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  10. ^ "Young Departs Glovers". Yeovil Town F.C. 31 August 2013. Retrieved 2 September 2013. 
  11. ^ "Lewis Young: Aldershot Town sign ex-Yeovil winger". BBC Sport. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Shakers sign pacey winger until the end of the season". Bury FC. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 28 February 2014. 
  13. ^ "Lewis Young: Crawley Town sign ex-Bury winger". BBC Sport. 14 July 2014. Retrieved 14 July 2014. 

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