Paulo Jorge Gomes Pereira

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Paulo Jorge
Personal information
Full name Paulo Jorge Gomes Pereira
Date of birth (1993-01-18) 18 January 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Braga, Portugal
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Blackburn Rovers
Youth career
2006–2007 Braga
2007–2012 Porto
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Blackburn Rovers 1 (0)
2013 Beroe Stara Zagora (loan) 0 (0)
National team
Portugal U17 12 (0)
2011 Portugal U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 August 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 19 August 2012

Paulo Jorge Gomes Pereira (born 18 January 1993 in Braga) is a Portuguese footballer who plays as a midfielder for Blackburn Rovers.

Career[edit]

Blackburn Rovers[edit]

After spending his youth career with S.C. Braga's youth team and F.C. Porto's youth team, on 27 July 2012 Jorge signed for English club Blackburn Rovers of the Championship.[2] On 18 August 2012, Jorge made his league debut for Rovers against Ipswich Town coming on as an 83rd minute substitute for Danny Murphy.[3]

Beroe Stara Zagora[edit]

On 9 February 2013, Jorge signed for Bulgarian club Beroe Stara Zagora on loan for the rest of the season.[4] He did not make any appearances and returned to Blackburn for the 2013-14 season.

International career[edit]

Paulo Jorge has represented Portugal at under-17 and twice at under-19 level. He played 90 minutes for the U19s in a 6-0 win away at San Marino on 6 November 2011 and came on as substitute in a 3-3 draw at home to Hungary three days later.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 19 August 2012

Club Season League Cup International Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Blackburn Rovers 2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paulo Jorge". Soccerbase. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Power, Liam. "Blackburn Rovers sign Portuguese duo Paulo Jorge and Edinho". Sportsmole. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "A late own-goal from Jason Lowe saw Blackburn held to a draw in their first game back in the Championship,". BBC. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Loan move for midfielder". Blackburn Rovers. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  5. ^ [1]