Max Power (footballer)

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Max Power
Personal information
Full name Max Mcauley Power[1]
Date of birth (1993-07-27) 27 July 1993 (age 20)[2]
Place of birth Birkenhead, Merseyside [3]
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)[2]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Tranmere Rovers
Number 4
Youth career
2002–2011 Tranmere Rovers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Tranmere Rovers 64 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:23, 3 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Max Mcauley Power (born 27 July 1993) is an English footballer who plays as a midfielder for League One club Tranmere Rovers.

Playing career[edit]

Power joined the Tranmere Rovers youth set-up at the age of eight and has captained the club at every age group except the first team.[2] A former student at Wirral Grammar School for Boys, after impressing in the Tranmere Rovers Reserve team he was awarded a professional contract in May 2011.[4] Manager Les Parry was confident Power had a bright future in the game, but warned the youngster about his aggression.[5] He compared him to Joss Labadie, another young and talented Rovers midfielder with a reputation as a hothead.[6] Power made his first team debut in the Football League Trophy clash with Port Vale on 30 August 2011; he replaced Andy Robinson on 66 minutes before he went on to score a penalty in the shoot-out victory.[7] He scored his first goal for the club on 13 November, in a 3–0 win against Braintree Town in the FA Cup.[8] He scored his first league goal for the club on 26 December, in a 2–1 win against Crewe Alexandra.[9] On 23 February 2013, he scored his second league goal for the club in a 5–1 win away to Colchester United.[10] On 4 March, he extended his contract, keeping him at the club until June 2015.[11]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 3 May 2014.[12]
Club Season League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tranmere Rovers 2011–12 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
2012–13 27 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 32 4
2013–14 33 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 36 2
Career total 59 5 3 1 3 0 4 0 74 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1837 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 12 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Name: Max Power". tranmererovers.co.uk. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  3. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 545. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  4. ^ "Tranmere Offer Pair Professional Contracts". tranmererovers.co.uk. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "Parry On Power". tranmererovers.co.uk. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tranmere Rovers new professional Max Power told to improve discipline". Liverpool Daily Post. 18 May 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "Tranmere 1–1 Port Vale". BBC Sport. 31 August 2011. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "Braintree Town 0–3 Tranmere" BBC Sport. 13 November 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  9. ^ "Tranmere 2–1 Crewe" BBC Sport. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  10. ^ "Colchester 1–5 Tranmere" BBC Sport. 23 February 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  11. ^ "Max Power: Tranmere Rovers midfielder extends contract" BBC Sport. 4 March 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2013.
  12. ^ Max Power career stats at Soccerbase

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