Liam Palmer

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Liam Palmer
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Palmer playing for Tranmere Rovers in 2013.
Personal information
Full name Liam Jordan Palmer[1]
Date of birth (1991-09-19) 19 September 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth Worksop, Nottinghamshire; England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)[2]
Playing position Right-back / Wide-midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sheffield Wednesday
Number 8
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Sheffield Wednesday 85 (1)
2012–2013 Tranmere Rovers (loan) 43 (0)
National team
2010 Scotland U19 4 (0)
2010–2012 Scotland U21 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26th December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Liam Jordan Palmer (19 September 1991) is a professional footballer playing as a midfielder for Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship, and who has also played nationally for Scotland U19 and Scotland U21.

Career[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday[edit]

Palmer made his debut for Wednesday on 10 August 2010 in the Football League Cup first round clash with Bury, which ended in a 1–0 win at Hillsborough, being replaced in the second half by James O'Connor. After making some appearances from the bench, Palmer made his first start for the Owls in February 2011, against Bournemouth in a 0–0 draw. Liam Palmer scored his first senior goal in the Owls' 3–1 home league win over MK Dons on 10 September 2011. He would make fourteen league appearances in the Owls' promotion back to the Championship during the 2011/2012 season.

On 26 March 2014, Palmer signed a new four-year contract with the Owls.[3]

Later in the 2013/2014 season, Palmer was named as Sheffield Wednesday's Player Of The Season.

Tranmere Rovers (loan)[edit]

It was confirmed on 16 July that Palmer had joined League One club Tranmere Rovers on loan for start of 2012–13 football league season for a total of six-months until the January transfer window.[4] He made his debut for the Wirral club in their 2–1 victory over Chesterfield in the League Cup on 18 August.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 1st November 2014[5]
Season Club Loan Division League FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Play-Offs Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow Red
2014–15 Sheffield Wednesday Championship 25 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 29 0 4 0
2013–14 Championship 39 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 44 0 6 0
2012–13 Tranmere Rovers Loan League One 43 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 46 0 3 1
2011–12 Sheffield Wednesday League One 14 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 20 1 1 0
2010–11 League One 9 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 11 0 0 0
2009–10 Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Total 130 1 10 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 150 1 14 1

Team Honours[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday

Individual Honours[edit]

Sheffield Wednesday
  • Player of The Year 2013-14

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 12 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 528. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Delighted to sign". Sheffield Wednesday FC. 26 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Tranmere land Palmer". www.thefootballnetwork.net. 16 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Soccerbase". Soccerbase. Retrieved 1 October 2008. 

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