Michael Doughty (footballer born 1992)

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Michael Doughty
Personal information
Full name Michael Edward Doughty[1]
Date of birth (1992-11-20) 20 November 1992 (age 21)
Place of birth Westminster, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)[2]
Playing position Left Midfielder
Club information
Current club Stevenage
(on loan from Queens Park Rangers)
Number 24
Youth career
Queens Park Rangers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Queens Park Rangers 0 (0)
2011 Woking (loan) 7 (0)
2011–2012 Crawley Town (loan) 16 (0)
2012 Aldershot Town (loan) 5 (0)
2013 St. Johnstone (loan) 4 (0)
2013– Stevenage (loan) 21 (1)
National team
2010 Wales U19 2 (0)
2012– Wales U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:52, 14 September 2013 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael Edward Doughty (born 20 November 1992) is a Welsh under-21 international footballer who plays as a midfielder for League One side Stevenage on loan from Queens Park Rangers.

Personal life[edit]

Doughty is the son of the late Nottingham Forest owner Nigel Doughty.[3]

Club career[edit]

Doughty made his debut for QPR in the FA Cup defeat against Blackburn Rovers, after coming off the bench in the 88th minute.[4] In August 2011 he signed a six-month loan deal with Crawley Town.[5] On 5 March 2012, Doughty joined League Two side Aldershot Town on a one-month loan deal.[6]

Two weeks into the 2013–14 season, Doughty joined League One side Stevenage on loan until January 2014.[7][8] He made his debut a day after signing, on 17 August, playing the whole game in a 1–0 home defeat to Leyton Orient.[9] Doughty scored his first goal in professional football during Stevenage's home match against Crawley Town on the 26th of October 2013.

International career[edit]

He has been capped at under-19 level internationally for Wales, playing in a friendly against Liechtenstein.[10]

In August 2012 Doughty was selected in the Wales Under-21 squad for the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship qualification match against Czech Republic on 10 September 2012.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Search 1984 to 2006 – Birth, Marriage and Death indexes". Findmypast.com. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 
  2. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 518. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  3. ^ "Doughty admits his frustration at lack of signings, but says Forest are keen to add". This is Nottingham. 2010-10-22. Retrieved 2012-03-05. 
  4. ^ Blackburn Rovers 1–0 Queens Park Rangers
  5. ^ "QPR midfielder Michael Doughty joins Crawley on loan". BBC Sport. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "Loan Deal Secured". BBC Sport. 5 March 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Doughty signs on loan". Stevenage F.C. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Michael Doughty: Stevenage sign QPR midfielder on loan". BBC Sport. 16 August 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Stevenage 0–1 Leyton Orient". BBC Sport. 17 August 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Match Report – Liechtenstein 0 – 2 Wales". The Football Association of Wales. Retrieved 2011-04-30. 
  11. ^ Wales under-21 squad and making his debut as a second half substitute

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